Michael has joined the lineup for the upcoming Big Star Third/Sister Lovers tribute show in New York City. The concert will take place on Saturday, March 26th, at Baruch Performing Arts Center’s Mason Hall and will feature performances by Mike Mills, Mitch Easter, Chris Stamey, Matthew Sweet, Norman Blake, and Jody Stephens (see full lineup below). Michael will perform Big Star’s Kanga Roo while Mike will sing Jesus Christ. Check out this earlier post on remhq.com for full details of the concert including ticket information, the evening’s beneficiaries, concert time, and more.

Read more about the concert in this article at spinner.com and this article at soundspike.com.

The show’s line-up of songs/performers will be:

1. ‘Kizza Me’ by Matt McMichaels (Mayflies USA)

2. ‘O Dana’ by Ira Kaplan (Yo La Tengo)

3. ‘For You’ by Jody Stephens (Big Star)

4. ‘Nighttime’ by Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub)

5. ‘Jesus Christ’ by Mike Mills (R.E.M.)

6. ‘Take Care’ by Ira Kaplan (Yo La Tengo)

7. ‘Big Black Car’ by Matthew Sweet

8. ‘Stroke It, Noel’ by Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub)

9. ‘Blue Moon’ by Jody Stephens (Big Star)

10. “Femme Fatale” (Singer not confirmed)

11. ‘Downs’ (Various)

12. ‘Dream Lover’ by Tift Merritt

13. ‘Holocaust’ by Django Haskins (The Old Ceremony)

14. ‘You Can’t Have Me’ by Tift Merritt

15. ‘Kanga Roo’ by Michael Stipe (R.E.M.)

16. ‘Thank You, Friends’ (Various)

Also, check out this article at reuters.com which discusses Third finally getting the recognition it deserves.