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Event Archive - Big Starry Night! BIG STAR: NOTHING CAN HURT ME + Live Tribute: Louise Burns, Devon Lougheed (beekeeper), Darius Minwalla (The Posies), Malcolm Biddle (Sun Wizard, Capitol 6), And More!

Wed. July 3rd 2013 @  Rio Theatre (No Minors)
$15/$13 advance
Tickets at:, $15/door
The Rio Theatre is pleased to present a Film + Music tribute evening on Wednesday, July 3, celebrating what many believe to be one of the most important and influential American rock bands in history: Big Star (Alex Chilton, Chris Bell, Jody Stephens and Andy Hummel).

The evening will start with the Western Canadian Premiere of Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me, a feature-length documentary about the dismal commercial failure, subsequent massive critical acclaim, and enduring legacy of pop music's greatest cult phenomenon, Big Star, followed by a live tribute featuring performances from Louise Burns Music, Darius Minwalla ( The Posies), Malcolm Biddle (Sun Wizard) and Devon R Lougheed (beekeeper).

"Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me"
Wednesday, July 3
Doors 6:00 pm
Movie 7:00 pm
Music 9:30
Tickets $13 advance/$15 door


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