2017 Official Showcase Presenter
A special orchestrated performance of selections from both Big Star’s legendary Third album and their earlier releases, featuring an all-star cast, including members of Austin’s own Tosca Strings. Preceded by sets by three superb singer/songwriters.
Date: Friday, March 17
Venue: Central Presbyterian Church (200 E 8th St.)
Lineup: Parker Millsap, Skylar Gudasz, Robyn Hitchcock, and then a performance of Big Star’s Third by Jody Stephens (Big Star), Mike Mills (R.E.M.), Ken Stringfellow (Posies, Big Star), Mitch Easter (Let’s Active), Chris Stamey (the dB’s), Brett Harris, Skylar Gudasz, Robyn Hitchcock, members of Austin’s own Tosca Strings
Music and Platinum badgeholders receive primary access to official music showcases. SXSW Showcasing Artist wristbands and Music Festival wristbands have secondary access. All admissions subject to capacity. Exceptions to be noted in schedule listings and/or at venue entrances. Artists and lineup subject to change.