Dark Star Orchestra spent three days in the Bay Area this past weekend while on their fall tour of the west coast.

They’ll be back in April as part of their Spring Tour West. In the meantime, limited reservations are still available for the ultimate VIP experience in Negril, Jamaica at their second annual Jam In The Sand all-inclusive four night concert, also featuring Steel Pulse and The Bridge, February 28 – March 4, 2-14: http://www.dsojaminthesand.com/

Photos courtesy of Suzy Perler.

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10/10/13 Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, CA
Recreation of 1/5/70 The Spectrum, Philly, PA
Set 1:
Sugaree
New Minglewood Blues
Candyman
Mama Tried > Mexicali
From The Heart Of Me
BE Women
It’s All Over Now
Stagger Lee
The Music Never Stopped

Set 2:
Bertha > Good Lovin’
It Must Have Been The Roses
Estimated >
Eyes >
Drums > Space >
Truckin’ >
Nobody’s Fault But Mine >
Black Peter >Around & Around

E:
Johnny B Goode

F:
Box of Rain

Recording of live stream available here.

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The morning of 10/11 it was officially announced that Skip Vangelas, who’s played with the band periodically since 2001, was a permanent member.

10/11/13 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
Recreation of 9/11/87 Capital Centre, Landover, MD
Set 1:
Hell In A Bucket
Loser
Me and My Uncle > Big River
Ramble On Rose
Just like Tom Thumb’s Blues
Hey Pocky Way
Cassidy
Might As Well

Set 2:
Cumberland Blues >
Samson and Delilah
Ship Of Fools
Man Smart >
Drums > Space >
Truckin’ >
I Need A Miracle >
Morning Dew
Lovelight

E:
One More Saturday Night >
Black Muddy River

F:
Greatest Story Ever Told >
That’s What Love Will Make You Do

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10/12/13 Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA
Brunch show in the bar featuring Stu Allen, Rob Barraco, and Skip Vangelas
Setlist:
Lots of tuning and noodling
Dire Wolf
Jack-A-Roe
Goodnight Irene
You Can’t Do That
Come On Up To the House
Rueben & Cerise
Next Time You See Me* featuring Jeff Coby on harp
Brain Damage
Believe It or Not
Dig a Pony* featuring Rob Barraco on bass

Recording of live stream available here.

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10/12/13 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
Elective Setlist
Set 1:
Help > Slip > Franklins
Big Boss Man – featuring Lisa Mackey on Pig Pen’s harp
Lazy Lightening > Supplication
Jack-A-Roe
Black Throated Wind
Foolish Heart >
Let It Grow >
Shakedown

Set 2:
St. Stephen >
NFA >
Playin’ >
Unbroken Chain >
Drums > Space >
The Wheel >
I’ll Take A Melody >
Throwing Stones >
Playin’ Reprise

E:
It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue

Recording of live stream available here.