• Big Star Third to Perform in Sydney, Australia January 2014

    We’re excited to bring the show to Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Thursday, January 23rd! Guest vocalist and musicians for the NYC show will include Cat Power, Kurt Vile, Edwyn Collins, and several Australian artists including Tim Rogers (You Am I), Kim Salmon (The Scientists) and Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus). The core band will once again feature Mike Mills (R.E.M.) on bass; Mitch Easter (Let’s Active) and Chris Stamey (The dB’s) and Ken Stringfellow (The Posies, Big Star) on guitar; and original Big Star member Jody Stephens on drums.

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    Big Star Third to Perform in Sydney, Australia January 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.