Posts Tagged ‘ Kevin Rosen ’

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 [...]