A fully-orchestrated performance of Big Star's legendary album Sister Lovers and other gems from the bandís timeless catalogue, featuring Mitch Easter, Jody Stephens, Chris Stamey, Ken Stringfellow, Charles Cleaver and special guests.
Special guests: Mike Mills (R.E.M.) Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) Jon Auer (The Posies) Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub) John Bramwell (I Am Kloot) Ira Kaplan (Yo La Tengo) Robyn Hitchcock Sondre Lerche Sharon Van Etten Django Haskins (the Old Ceremony) Brett Harris Skylar Gudasz and more
Due to circumstances beyond his control Brendan Benson has had to cancel his appearance as part of Big Star Third
BigStarís third album has long been revered by musicians and critics as one of the most mysterious and influential records ever made. Its fragile, achingly beautiful songs have never been properly performed - but now an all-star band has unearthed the original string and wind orchestrations for this one-off London show.