• Big Star Third in Memphis May 2014

    We are performing a “homecoming” Memphis performance of Big Star’s Third on May 23, at the Levitt Shell. This free concert will feature Pat Sansone (Wilco), Van Duren, Star & Micey, Brett Harris, Skylar Gudasz, Charles Cleaver, Ken Coomer, Mitch Easter (Let’s Active), Chris Stamey (The dB’s), and original Big Star member Jody Stephens on drums, plus more guests to be announced, all backed by a chamber orchestra. In addition, the concert will feature a selection of earlier songs, including

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    Big Star Third in Memphis May 2014

How It Began

This expedition actually started over five years ago. I’d helped Frank Heath put together a core band of some of my fave studio players, including Tyson Rogers, John Heitzenrater, Jeff Crawford, and Roman Candle, for an evening of Elliot Smith music, “Either/Or,” in 2005. Read more from Chris Stamey about how this project got started...

Nothing Can Hurt Me

BIG STAR: NOTHING CAN HURT ME is a feature-length documentary about legendary Memphis band Big Star. While mainstream success eluded them, Big Star’s three albums have become critically lauded touchstones of the rock music canon. Learn more about the documentary which had a sneak peek premiere at SXSW 2012.