Dark Star Orchestra has added more dates to its spring itinerary. The group, which performs specific Grateful Dead shows in their entirety, will play upcoming dates in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New Jersey, New York and Maryland. For the complete itinerary, visit www.darkstarorchestra.net.

This past Saturday, Bob Weir sat in with the band at the Rex Foundation Benefit held at the Warfield Theater in San Francisco, CA. The group performed the music of The Deads show from 10/14/80 at the same venue. Weir emerged for the end of the first set, which included Little Red Rooster, Tennessee Jed->Let It Grow-> The Wheel-> The Music Never Stopped. Wavy Gravy emceed the show.