Sep
30
th
2015
Mainroom
Wednesday
Sep
30
th
2015
Mainroom

BIG STAR’S THIRD

with Jody Stephens, MIKE MILLS (R.E.M.), CHRIS STAMEY (The dB’s) and more!

Show Starts

7PM

Ages

18+

[Update: Online sales have ended, but tickets will be available at the door.]

BIG STAR’s THIRD

An Orchestrated Live Performance of the Legendary Album featuring guest vocalists and a chamber orchestra backed by:

original Big Star member Jody Stephens,Mike Mills (R.E.M.),Chris Stamey (The dB’s),Ken Stringfellow (The Posies, Big Star),Charles Cleaver,Audley Freed (Sheryl Crow, Black Crowes),Brett Harris,and Skylar Gudasz

featuring special guests:Jim Boquist,Josh Grier (Tapes & Tapes),Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum),Linda Pitmon,Trapper Schoepp and Tanner Schoepp,Matt Wilson (Trip Shakespeare),and The Wooldridge Bros.

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Special Guests


Jody Stephens

Jody Stephens is an American drummer, who has played in Big Star (with Alex Chilton of the Box Tops) and Golden Smog (with members of the Jayhawks and Soul Asylum)....

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MIKE MILLS (R.E.M.)

American multi-instrumentalist and composer who was a founding member of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Though known primarily as a bass guitarist, backing vocalist, and pianist, his musical repertoire also...

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CHRIS STAMEY (The dB’s)

Solo artist, producer, arranger, studio entrepreneur and the dB’s. North Carolina-bred singer/songwriter/guitarist.

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Ken Stringfellow

Ken Stringfellow – musician, songwriter, producer, arranger – has been part of the indie landscape since the debut of his acclaimed band The Posies in 1988. Hailing from the musical...

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CHARLES CLEAVER

Audley Freed

Audley Freed has seen his career highlight playing and recording a bestselling live album with Jimmy Page. Over the years he has focused his time and energy as a respected...

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Brett Harris

Brett Harris is a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist from Durham, NC. In 2010 his debut LP Man of Few Words was featured by Paste Magazine’s “Best of What’s Next”, NPR’s “All Songs Considered:...

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Skylar Gudasz

Sometimes a whisper can say more than all the shouting in the world. Skylar Gudasz writes subtly evocative, quietly powerful songs, and she performs them with an understated authority that...

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JIM BOQUIST

formerly of Son Volt

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JOSH GRIER (of TAPES 'N TAPES)

DAVE PIRNER (Soul Asylum)

LINDA PITMON

drummer for Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3, Zuzu’s Petals, The Baseball Project

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Trapper Schoepp

In 2019, Milwaukee’s Trapper Schoepp hit a songwriter’s jackpot: a co-write with Bob Dylan. And the circumstances were wildly serendipitous. On the day Dylan entered Columbia Studios in 1961 to...

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Matt Wilson (Trip Shakespeare)

Wooldridge Brothers

After showcasing at SXSW in the late 90’s the Wooldridge Brothers (Scott and Brian Wooldridge) inked a publishing deal with Windswept Pacific/EMI and released three critical-acclaimed albums. They had several...

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an opening set by THE CHRIS STAMEY GROUP

“To me, euphoria lives inside an electric guitar,” Chris Stamey says of his new Yep Roc release. “That’s a place I find freedom, passion, exhilaration: in the spaces between the...

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Venue


First Avenue Mainroom

Since 1970

First Avenue is more than just four walls, a soundboard, and a stage; it is the epicenter of live music and entertainment in Minneapolis. Having celebrated its 50th Anniversary in…

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