• Carrboro, NC Show December 15, 2018-Be Loud! Sophie Benefit

    Join us in Carrboro, NC on Saturday December 15 for Songs of Big Star, a benefit for the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation. The stellar lineup features Jody Stephens (Big Star), Mike Mills (R.E.M.), Ira Kaplan (Yo La Tengo), Pat Sansone (Wilco), Ken Stringfellow (Posies), Charles Cleaver, Jeff Crawford, Mitch Easter, Skylar Gudasz, Brett Harris, Django Haskins, Peter Holsapple, Will Rigby, Chris Stamey, the Modrec Chamber Orchestra and special guests including Jeff Hart, Gary Louris (Jayhawks), Millie McGuire, and Julia Stamey. Tickets

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    Carrboro, NC Show December 15, 2018-Be Loud! Sophie Benefit

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...

Thank You, Friends

Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live ... And More a concert film from our Glendale performance is now available as a 2-CD/DVD or Blu-Ray combo pack, as well as a standalone, 2-CD album. Trailer