Dark Star Jubilee Announces Initial Festival Lineup, Two Garcia Guitars to Appear
The 3-Day Music & Camping Festival Returns to Central Ohio at Legend Valley May 24 – 26, 2024
Today, the torch-bearing Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra announced the initial lineup for its 11th annual Dark Star Jubilee music festival.
Happening May 24 – 26, 2024 at Legend Valley Concert Venue and Campground in Thornville, Ohio, approximately 30 miles east of Columbus, the Jubilee will host a total of 16 bands anchored by three headlining shows of two sets each of Dark Star Orchestra.
The initial lineup for the Dark Star Jubilee 2023 features:
Dark Star Orchestra (3 Nights / 6 Sets)
Melvin Seals & JGB
Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country
Jennifer Hartswick Band
Jeff Mattson & Friends
Rumpke Mountain Boys
Pimps of Joytime
+ six additional artists to be announced soon!
Additionally, Grateful Guitars Foundation is bringing four historical, Grateful Dead played guitars including Jerry Garcia’s Alligator and the Martin D-28 acoustic Garcia used when recording American Beauty to this year’s Dark Star Jubilee. GGF is a 501(c)3 non-profit that obtains world class musical instruments for talented players to carry on the jam band tradition and has begun an initiative to fund music in schools, is thrilled to present Jerry’s guitars for live performance at the Jubilee.
Produced by All Good Presents, the event’s creation is rooted in a band-curated continuation of the ongoing celebration of the music of the Grateful Dead, as the Dark Star Jubilee has become a Midwest tradition for kicking off the summer season with three-nights of music, camping and community.
Dark Star Jubilee Early Bird tickets go on sale this Friday, November 17 at 10 AM ET. Dark Star Jubilee festival GA & VIP tickets, RV passes along with complete festival details are available at DarkStarJubilee.com.