On June 28, in the Windy City, Chris Stamey & Co. brought their acclaimed treatment of the legendary album to the Vic Theater Stage.
PHOTOS BY MARTY PEREZ
From the Big Star Third website, dateline May 17: We will be performing at the Vic Theater in Chicago on June 28, 2013. Guest vocalists and musicians for the Chicago show will include Ken Vandermark, Sally Timms (The Mekons), Ed Roeser (Urge Overkill), Tim Rutili (Califone), Gary Louris (the Jayhawks), and Josh Caterer (Smoking Popes). The core band will feature Mike Mills (R.E.M.) on bass; Mitch Easter (Lets Active) and Chris Stamey (The dB’s) and Ken Stringfellow (The Posies, Big Star) on guitar; Charles Cleaver on keys; Django Haskins (of The Old Ceremony), Brett Harris and Skylar Gudasz on harmony and guitar; and original Big Star member Jody Stephens on drums, all backed by a chamber orchestra.
BLURT contributor Perez was on hand and he returned with this amazing photo gallery…
Original Big Star Drummer Jody Stephens:
Jody Stephens and Ken Stringfellow:
Skylar Gudasz & Django Haskins:
Django Haskins and Brett Harris:
Brett Harris & Chris Stamey:
Django Haskins, Ed Roeser & Chris Stamey:
Roeser & Stamey:
Rutili, Louris, Haskins, Roeser:
Stringfellow, Easter, Caterer, Stamey: