Various Thank You, Friends: Big Star's Third Live...And More
Release Date: April 21, 2017
Label: Bicycle Music
This concert film and album celebrates the musical legacy of one of rock’s most influential bands – Big Star – and their legendary Third album. Experience this classic of late ’70s power pop through a collective of immensely talented fans, who assembled at Glendale, CA’s Alex Theatre in April 2016 to record and film an epic performance. Performing along with the fabled group’s sole surviving original member, Jody Stephens, are Mitch Easter, Chris Stamey of the dB’s, and others; Jeff Tweedy and Pat Sansone of Wilco; Ira Kaplan of Yo La Tengo; Robyn Hitchcock, Dan Wilson of Semisonic, Benmont Tench, and more.