Mike Peforms at Sydney Festival with Big Star Third

Big Star Third performed in Sydney, Australia, at the Enmore Theatre on January 23rd. The core band once again featured Mike on bass; Mitch Easter (Let’s Active) and Chris Stamey (The dB’s) and Ken Stringfellow (The Posies, Big Star) on guitar; Brett Harris and Skylar Gudasz on harmony and guitar; and original Big Star member Jody Stephens on drums, all backed with a twelve piece Australian ensemble of strings and brass. Guests included Cat Power, Kurt Vile, Edwyn Collins, and Tim Rogers (You Am I), Kim Salmon (The Scientists) and Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus). Read more about Big Star Third here and check out the clip below of Mike and Dave Faulkner from Hoodoo Gurus sharing vocals on “In The Street.”