Category Archives: Dark Star Orchestra

Dark Star Orchestra – Cleveland 2009



Dark Star Orchestra
House of Blues
Cleveland, OH
February 25, 2009



Set One
Me And My Uncle, Loose Lucy, Black-Throated Wind, Loser, Beat It On Down The Line, Sugaree, Mexicali Blues, Brown-Eyed Women, El Paso, Row JImmy, Prelude > Weather Report Suite > Let It Grow > Around And Around (1:32)

Set Two
Scarlet Begonias, Big River, It Must Have Been The Roses, Jack Straw, Dark Star (With Slipknot Tease) > Stella Blue, Johnny B. Goode, Uncle John’s Band > U.S. Blues > One More Saturday Night (1:25)

Ship of Fools (8:11)

This show was originally played by the Grateful Dead
at the International Auditorium in Chicago, 7/25/74.

Source: Schoeps CCM4V’S(din)>Lunatec V2>Benchmark AD2K>
Sound Devices 722 (24/48)
Location: FOB/DFRC/KFC/ZFC/AARP 20′ From Stage, 7′ High
DSP: Sound Devices 722>Sound Forge 9.0>CD Wave>flac(16)
Recorded By: Z-Man
Seeded By: Z-Man


Dark Star Orchestra – Roanoke 2008



Dark Star Orchestra
Shaftman Performance Hall
Jefferson Center
Roanoke, VA
February 27, 2008




Set 1
Help on the Way > Slipknot! > Franklin’s Tower > The Music Never Stopped, Brown-Eyed Women, Cassidy, They Love Each Other, Looks Like Rain, Tennessee Jed, Playing in the Band (1:26)


Set 2
Might As Well, Samson & Delilah, High Time, Let It Grow > Drums > Let It Grow, Dancin’ in the Street, Cosmic Charlie, Around & Around, Goin’ Down The Road Feelin’ Bad, One More Saturday Night (1:36)


Healy and Chopper Intro, When I Paint My Masterpiece, Good Lovin’ (17:16)



This is a cover of the Grateful Dead’s performance at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey, on June 19, 1976.






Source: Church Audio Cards(spread ~1′) > STC-9000 > JB3(44.1) > WAV > Audition(Normalized) > FLAC
Location: Front Row Balcony, DFC, Stand at 7′
Created by Jason Graham



Dark Star Orchestra – Orlando 2009




Dark Star Orchestra
House of Blues
Orlando, FL
January 28th, 2009




Set 1
Bertha -> Greatest Story Ever Told, Dupree’s Diamond Blues, C.C. Rider, Althea, My Brother Esau, Candyman, Let It Grow


Set 2
Iko Iko, Estimated Prophet -> Uncle John’s Band -> China Doll -> Drums -> Space -> Morning Dew -> Throwing Stones -> Lovelight


It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue



This was a remake of the Grateful Dead’s show at Richmond Coliseum on November 2nd, 1985.





Recording Info:
Audio Technica AT835 mics @ 8 feet LoSB -> Sony D8 -> CD ->
Recorded by James Summerlin

Edited by Tim Leavy
CD -> Adobe Audition 3.0 -> 16/44.1 wave -> TLH -> Flac 16
Retracked, Stripped RIFFS and Fixed SBE’s