Thornville, Ohio, festival boasts Grateful Dead membersWritten by Michael Miller | Editor in Chief Emeritus | email@example.com
Music festival season is upon us. The Dark Star Jubilee, a multistage festival in Thornville, Ohio, has announced its list of performers for its Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 events.
Hosted at Legend Valley, a site known for legendary Grateful Dead concerts, the event will feature three performances by the Dark Star Orchestra and three original members of the Grateful Dead.
The members’ projects are the Mickey Hart Band, 7 Walkers feature Bill Kreutzmann and Donna Jean Godchaux Band. Other musicians set to take the stage include:
- Keller Williams
- Jorma Kaukonen
- The Infamous Stringdusters
- Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
- Donna the Buffalo
- Perpetual Groove
- Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
- David Gans
- Jahman Brahman
- Rumpke Mountain Boys
- The Spikedrivers
More musicians will be announced. You can purchase early bird tickets now for $89, or $199 VIP “Rising Star” passes that include private entrance to festival grounds, camping next to your vehicle, close proximity to stages and a goodie bag. Children can attend for free if they are 12 or younger and join a paying adult. Tickets are available online at darkstar.missiontix.com.