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The band name pays homage to some town in West Virginia, the house state of Star City founder Jason Lewis — but it addittionally evokes ’70s icons Big Star, that is fitting because the NEW YORK group’s make of roots rock is informed by a lot of ear-pleasing guitar crush. Celebrity Town frontman Lewis fronted indie rock and roll bands while learning classical tone of voice at Western Virginia University. Shifting to NY in 1993, he was embroiled within the East Village’s anti-folk picture. Soon, nevertheless, he was attracted into that city’s amazingly healthy alt-country picture (which used primary home at Rodeo Club). In 1999, the group self-released their debut, which — mainly through person to person and live present sales — marketed into the hundreds. 2001’s In the Various other Days, an assortment of up-tempo, hook-laden nation rock and roll and heart-wrenching ballads, was created at Brooklyn’s Objective of Sound by Dave Amels (Lenny Kravitz) as well as the Smithereens’ Dennis Diken. The experienced associates of Superstar City consist of bassist Scott Yoder (Blue Chieftains, CELEBRATED Blue Jays), guitarist and lap metal participant David Chernis, multi-instrumentalist Kevin Karg (Hangdogs, Rolling Hayseeds), and drummer Nancy Polstein (Walter Salas-Humara, Will Rigby, Cheri Knight). IN-MAY 2002, the music group continued an indefinite hiatus.

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