Big Star Records

Big Star Records is a music retailer that was based in Adelaide, South Australia. It currently has the original store on Magill Rd, Norwood, South Australia.[1]

Big Star Records
TypeMusic retailer
IndustryRetail
Founded1980s
HeadquartersNorwood, South Australia, Australia
ProductsLPs, CDs, magazines, EPs and singles.

From the 1980s until March 2010, Big Star Records also operated a retail store on Rundle Street, which closed when sales dropped due to competition from online music purchases.[2]

HistoryEdit

Big Star was founded in 1988 by Andy Geue ,[3] and began as a second hand shop on Magill Road in Norwood, South Australia. .[3]

At its height, Big Star had six outlets in Adelaide, including the central store in Rundle Street in the East End. The Rundle Street store hosted free gigs in the basement every Wednesday evening, and many in-store appearances by bands such as Blink-182, Regurgitator and They Might Be Giants.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Big Star Records: In the Adelaide City region of South Australia". Archived from the original on 2 March 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  2. ^ "Big Star Records shuts up shop". Archived from the original on 5 October 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Big Star on Postcards SA". Archived from the original on 2 March 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Big Star Myspace Page".