NORMAN BLAKE (TEENAGE FANCLUB), MIKE MILLS (R.E.M.),
JODY STEPHENS (BIG STAR), M. WARD,
MATTHEW SWEET, & MORE
On March 26th, a mind-boggling array of indie rock all-stars will gather to perform Big Star’s Third/Sister
at Baruch College's Mason Hall in New York City. Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub), Mitch Easter
(Let’s Active), Ira Kaplan (Yo La Tengo), Tift Merritt, Mike Mills (R.E.M.), Will
Rigby (the dB’s), Matthew Sweet, Chris Stamey (the dB’s), Jody Stephens (Big Star)
and M. Ward (She & Him) will be joined by The Lost in the Trees Orchestra with Jane Scarpantoni,
Haskins (The Old Ceremony), Brett Harris, Sidney Dixon and Matt McMichaels to recreate
original scores and breathe life into a bittersweet album that has impacted generations of musicians. Some very
guests will be announced in the days to come. The assemblage will perform Third/Sister Lovers in its
– fans can expect additional Big Star and Chris Bell songs as well.
Tickets go onsale Thursday, February 17 at 11 AM.
[Published on: 2/15/11]