Northwest String Summit Adds Dark Star Orchestra To 2019 Lineup

first_imgNorthwest String Summit will live up to its name once again when many of the country’s most beloved string bands and more gather at North Plains, OR’s picturesque Horning’s Hideout on July 18th through 21st, 2019.On Thursday, the four-day music and camping festival added Dark Star Orchestra to their already extensive bill. DSO will offer up “In The Spirit Of 8/27/1972″, a special recreation of the Grateful Dead’s legendary August 27th, 1972 concert, which took place at Veneta, Oregon’s Old Renaissance Faire Grounds (now the Orgeon County Fair). Longtime friend of the Grateful Dead, author, and counterculture figure Ken Kesey served as the evening’s emcee, as the Dead offered up a three-set musical marathon over five hours.As previously announced, Yonder Mountain String Band (x2), Trampled By Turtles (x2), The Infamous Stringdusters (x2), Fruition(x2), Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Lil Smokies, Shook Twins (x2) and more will perform at the 18th annual edition of the festival.Other artists on the bill include Sideboob (featuring Allie Kral, Mimi Naja, and Shook Twins); The Dead South; Kitchen Dwellers; Ghost Light; Daniel Rodriguez (Elephant Revival); Trout Steak Revival; Lindsay Lou; River Whyless; Barnes, Gordy, Walsh Trio; Rumpke Mountain Boys; Steve Poltz; Brad Parsons; Benny “Burle” Galloway; Pete Kartsounses; Arthur Lee Land; The Good Time Travelers; Hillstomp; Dirty Revival; Five Letter Word; Handmade Moments; Deep Fried Pickle Project; Warren G Hardings; Scratch Dog String Band; Kind Country; Armchair Boogie; Laney Lou & Bird Dogs; Ley Line; Sweet Lillies; and Wood Belly.Tickets for the 18th annual Northwest String Summit are now on sale via the festival’s website.last_img

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