Posts Tagged ‘ Dark Star Orchestra ’

Dark Star Orchestra at State Bridge, 6-29-13 (review)

Dark Star Orchestra @ Fillmore Auditorium

Dark Star Orchestra, stalwarts of State Bridge, thrilled the riverside venue this weekend with its meticulous representations of Grateful Dead shows.



More Mishawaka concerts canceled, moved due to High Park fire

Dark Star Orchestra @ Fillmore Auditorium

Mishawaka Amphitheatre cancels more events in response to High Park Fire; Dark Star Orchestra plans benefit in Longmont



Live review: Dark Star Orchestra @ the Fillmore Auditorium

Dark Star Orchestra @ Fillmore Auditorium

Dark Star Orchestra recreates famed local Grateful Dead show at the Fillmore Auditorium



Live review: Furthur @ the 1stBank Center, Day 2

Live review: Furthur @ the 1stBank Center, Day 2



Dark Star Orchestra @ the Oriental Theater

[photopress:darkstar.jpg,full,pp_image] Dark Star Orchestra makes you feel the fleeting moment, but the Grateful Dead cover band falls short of recreating entire shows. There is something inherently sad about a tribute band. Sure, the music brings you back. There is talent on stage. The music is worthy of tribute and the historical perspective is valuable. But there is a vague dysphoria up there too, especially when the tribute band is covering a band heralded for its creativity, dynamic interplay and spontaneity. There is no question the [...]