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Members of Wilco, REM, Yo La Tengo & more playing Big Star tribute in L.A.
Members of Wilco, REM, Yo La Tengo & more playing Big Star tribute in L.A.
As happens from time to time, a huge tribute to the legendary Big Star has been announced in LA with members of Wilco, Yo La Tengo, REM and many more. On April 27 at The Alex Theatre in Glendale, Jeff Tweedy, Pat Sansone, Ira Kaplan, Mike Mills, Jessica Pratt, Robyn Hitchcock and more will join Jody Stephens of Big Star and an orchestra conducted by original arranger Carl Marsh to perform the enti
CMJ 2015 initial artist lineup
CMJ 2015 initial artist lineup
The 2015 CMJ Music Marathon happens from October 13-17, and today the initial list of artists was revealed. A bunch of these are NYC shows we've posted about (browse our "CMJ" tag), but highlights include Car Seat Headrest, Cheatahs, Destruction Unit, Dent May, Dilly Dally, Doomsquad, Drinks, Eternal Summers, Evans the Death, Ex Hex, Expert Alterations, Ezra Furman, Frankie Cosmos, Hooton Tennis Club, Kamasi Washington, Kero Kero Bonito, Mercury Rev, Nai Harvest, Neon Indian, Panda Bear, Perfect Pussy, Protomartyr, S, Shannon and the Clams, Slim Twig, Stealing Sheep, The Album Leaf, The Dirty Nil, The Men, The Wonder Years, Titus Andronicus and Wil...
Tift Merritt covered Big Star w/ Norman Blake, Michael Stipe & more (MP3 & belated pics), touring (playing free NYC show)
Tift Merritt covered Big Star w/ Norman Blake, Michael Stipe & more (MP3 & belated pics), touring (playing free NYC show)
& Ted Barron DOWNLOAD: Tift Merritt & Norman Blake - Thirteen (Big Star) (MP3) Tift Merritt's is now on tour with Stephen Kellogg, and though tickets are unfotunately sold-out for their show at City Winery (May 6th), she has added another NYC show and this time it's FREE...