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Published: 2012/10/14

Phil Lesh Sits in with Dark Star Orchestra

Photo by Matt Reynolds via DSO’s Facebook page

Phil Lesh sat in with Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra last night. The performance took place at San Francisco’s Fillmore. Lesh joined Dark Star for their entire first set, including “Jack Straw,” “Here Comes Sunshine,” “Feel Like A Stranger,” “Dark Star,” “Playin’ In The Band,” “Two Souls In Communion,” “Eyes Of The World,” “Morning Dew” and “Playin’ In the Band (reprise).” Though this is the first time Lesh has performed with Dark Star Orchestra, both DSO keyboardist Rob Barraco and DSO guitarist Jeff Mattson have been part of past Phil & Friends lineups while current Furthur/Phil & Friends guitarist John Kadlecik co-founded DSO. Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, Donna Jean Godchaux, Vince Welnick and Tom Constanten have all sat in with Dark Star Orchestra over the years as well.

Dark Star Orchestra will perform at Napa, CA’s Uptown Theatre tis evening.

Here’s a look at last night’s setlist via Dark Star Orchestra’s homepage

Saturday, October 13, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

Set I: (with Phil Lesh)
Jack Straw
Here Comes Sunshine
Feel Like A Stranger
Dark Star>
Playin’ In The Band>
Two Souls In Communion>
Eyes Of The World>
Morning Dew>
Playin’ (reprise)

Set II:
Shakedown Street
St. Stephen>
Dear Prudence
China Doll>
Goin’ Down The Road Feeling Bad

E: One More Saturday Night

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