• We’re Coming to Athens, GA November 8th

    We will be performing a free show at College Square in Downtown Athens on November 8th as part of Spotlight Slingshot. Big Star Third for this show will include Big Star drummer Jody Stephens, Mike Mills of R.E.M., Chris Stamey of the dB’s, Mitch Easter of Let’s Active, Pat Sansone of Wilco and Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer, both of  The Posies. We will have an assortment of special guests and the orchestral section will include student musicians from the UGA

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    We’re Coming to Athens, GA November 8th

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.