Big Star Third

A concert performance of Big Star's legendary Sister Lovers album

28 May 2012 / 20:00

£15 - 25

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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

Big Star Podcast Special (feat. Mike Mills, Jody Stephens, Chris Stamey)

Big Starís 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.

Everything you need to know about Big Star - Guardian feature (4 May 2012)

'Big Star aren't just rock's greatest cult band; they were arguably rock's first cult band' Pitchfork

'A single remarkable evening.'

Big Star - Take Care

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This event is part of:
Summer Music 2012

Produced by the Barbican

Barbican Contemporary Music
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