Low Stars

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Low Stars
Low Stars live at Atlas theater in 2009 .jpg
Low Stars
Background information
Genres Americana
Years active 2005 - present
Labels CGSR Group,
Hear Music
Associated acts Counting Crows
Rosanne Cash
Gigolo Aunts
Joe 90
Gods Child
Website www.lowstars.com
Members Dave Gibbs
Chris Seefried
Past members Jeff Russo

Low Stars is a musical project of Dave Gibbs and Chris Seefried, that captures the sound of classic bands like Crosby, Stills, and Nash and The Eagles.


Low Stars began when Dave Gibbs was holding his annual benefit for the Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund. Chris Seefried was on the bill, as well as Jude, who was added at the last minute. At the time, Gibbs was already playing on another project with Jeff Russo. Afterwards, the group ended up playing and singing on Russo's front porch in Hollywood. When a girl inside heard the music they were playing she commented that she missed that kind of music and the idea for the project was born.

Starbucks Entertainment's attention was caught by the project and they offered to add them to their Hear Music Debut series, which is designed to introduce Starbucks customers to upcoming artists. Hear Music distributes the music via a record label and a XM satellite radio station, which is played in Starbucks Cafes. The Low Stars eponymous album was produced by George Drakoulias and released in Starbucks stores across America.

The songs "Child" and "Calling All Friends", the theme song from ABC's What About Brian, were performed live on Last Call with Carson Daly. They also toured nationally to promote the first album, including a performance at Carnegie Hall to celebrate the music of Bruce Springsteen.

The song "Just around The Corner" was featured in Paste magazine and was the featured video from the album.


Dave Gibbs: Acoustic guitar and vocals.
Gibbs was a founding member of the critically acclaimed 90s alt-pop band Gigolo Aunts. He currently plays bass live with Tom Morello's band and directs the music for Broadway hit musical Rock of Ages.

Chris Seefried: Acoustic/electric guitar, bass, vocals and production.
Seefried's former projects include Gods Child and Joe 90. In 2008 Seefried released his first solo album, titled Denim Blue. He is currently producing and co-writing for hit band Fitz and the Tantrums.


Title Year Label Producer
Low Stars 2007 DAS Label George Drakoulias

Promotional videos[edit]

  • "Low Stars epk" (2007), directed by Ehud Lazin
  • "Calling All Friends" (2007)
  • "Child" (2007)
  • "Just Around The Corner" (2008), directed by Claire Tailyour
  • "Low Stars and Friends" (2009), directed by Ehud Lazin

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