Jeff Chimenti to Sub For Rob Barraco in Dark Star Orchestra
Keyboardist Jeff Chimenti, who has performed as a member of Grateful Dead family bands The Dead, Furthur, The Other Ones, RatDog and Phil & Friends, will sub for keyboardist Rob Barraco in Dark Star Orchestra this fall. Barraco will miss DSO’s shows from December 5-8 while he performs with the reunited Phil Lesh Quintet at San Rafael, CA’s Terrapin Crossroads from December 6-9. Chimenti and Rob Barraco shared keyboard duties in The Other Ones in 2002 as well as The Dead in 2003.
Chimenti’s upcoming dates with Dark Star Orchestra include the band’s stops at Albany, NY’s The Egg (12/5), Portland, ME’s State Theatre (12/6), Wallingford, CT’s The Dome at Oakdale (12/7) and Lowell, MA’s Lowell Auditorium (12/8). DSO’s fall tour kicks off at Toronto’s Opera House on November 15.