Ken Stringfellow gets intimate Down Under
After flooring all who attended the Big Star’s Third tribute show for Sydney Festival in January and his subsequent solo shows with Chris Stamey and Skylar Gudasz, Ken Stringfellow is returning to Australia for intimate sideshows in Sydney, Hobart and Melbourne.
Ken Stringfellow is most widely known as a founding member of The Posies, as well as for his long-standing work in studio and on stage with REM, Big Star, and much more. Producer of acclaimed albums by Damien Jurado, the Long Winters, Ken has also released four solo albums, all of which received high marks from Pitchfork, Mojo, and other indie media. His latest album "Danzig in the Moonlight" will be out to coincide with the tour .
In addition to his groundbreaking work with The Posies, Ken was part of rock legends Big Star, one of the most acclaimed and legendary groups of all time, from 1993 until the death of Alex Chilton in 2010. Ken played bass, sang and helped create the band’s 2005 album "In Space", their first since 1978’s timeless "Third/Sister Lovers". He’s still frequently called upon to perform, speak about, and celebrate the music of one of the cornerstones of indie rock.
Stay tuned for the announcement of some very special guests.
Saturday 12 - The Homestead - Hobart TAS - tix via www.moshtix.com.au
Sunday 13 - The Grace Darling, Collingwood, Vic.
Tickets on sale from www.thegracedarlinghotel.com.au