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Can you believe it? Big Ears kicks off today! In addition to the world-class performances set to take place this weekend, don't miss these 10 things that'll make the festival extra special!
1. Attend the Kick-Off Party
Start your weekend off right, Big Ears style! Join us for the Big Ears Kick-Off Party on Friday at 5:30pm at the Knoxville Museum of Art! Featured speakers will include Ashley Capps (president of AC Entertainment and Big Ears founder), City of Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero, and Kronos Quartet founder David Harrington. The event will also include an intimate Kronos ...
Friday is finally here, and so is this week's playlist and a lot of great new shows on sale! Check it out and get your tickets today!
4/24/2015: Will Hoge- Music Farm, Columbia, SC
6/3/2015: Less Than Jake & Reel Big Fish- Marathon Music Works, Nashville, TN
6/14/2015: Gary Clark Jr.- The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
6/15/2015: Gary Clark Jr.- Music Farm, Charleston, SC
6/18/2015: Gary Clark Jr.- Iroquois Ampitheater, Louisville, KY
7/10/2015: Natural Wonder - The Stevie Wonder Experience- The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
7/12/2015: Death ...
Funky, hip and bad ass, Gary Clark Jr. is a rocking soul man for a new generation. His voice weaves between a melodic lilt and a seasoned blues howl with his guitar licks dancing and dodging between and behind the beat as if the essence of Snoop and Dre loom in his head by way of the Mississippi Delta. The virtuosity Clark displays, and the tone he rings from his cherry-red Epiphone Casino guitar, put most modern rock shredders to shame. Catch him in action June 14 at The Orange Peel in Asheville, June 15 at Charleston's Music Farm ...
The inaugural Sloss Music and Arts Festival lineup is here! Featuring Modest Mouse, Band of Horses, Primus, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Cage the Elephant, Sloss goes on sale this Friday, March 27. Check out the lineup and details here! While you're at it, sign up for their newsletter at the bottom of this page before Thursday for a special presale!
Plus, our second wave of artists is crashing down next week! Stay tuned and in the meantime, keep those eagle eyes peeled for some clues coming soon…
Heads up, Big Ears fans: we’ve updated this weekend's schedule, including the complete films and times of Big Ears / Big Eyes: The Films of Bill Morrison and The Criterion Collection Film Series Screenings Curated by Jim Jarmusch and Michael Gira, both presented by Regal Entertainment Group. Explore and update your schedule here.
Our friends at NoiseTrade are known for bringing together good music and dedicated fans, and we’re proud to partner with them for this year’s Big Ears Artist Mixtape! Featuring artists-in-residence Kronos Quartet alongside Bryce Dessner, Rhiannon Giddens, Ben Frost, and more, the mixtape is free to download but any tips received will benefit our Little Ears community outreach program. What’re you waiting for? Download now before Big Ears arrives next week!
Bonnaroo daily lineups are out now! Check it out and plan your weekend on the Farm!. In addition, single day tickets + Nashville Shuttles will go on sale Friday 3/20 at Noon ET!
Knoxville, TN has long had one of the most quietly brilliant, unpretentious, and innovative music scenes in the Southeast. The volunteer-run Pilot Light on E. Jackson in the Old City is the community’s point zero for independent, experimental, and outré music and is a longstanding crash point for sympathetic national and international acts.
It makes sense, then, that The Pilot Light should now present the second-annual Hello City Festival—an indigenous companion to Big Ears featuring thirteen of the city’s most interesting musical acts and (two others from nearby for good measure). The Pilot Light will honor Big ...
It's been a long time coming ... and now we're ready to share some exciting details about this year's debut Sloss Music & Arts Festival! This year's festival will include:
Three stages of music -- the Steam Stage, the Blast Stage and the Shed Stage -- on the grounds of Sloss Furnaces, 30 22nd St. North.
A lineup of more than 30 acts that emphasizes indie and alternative rock, Americana and folk, hip-hop and electronica.
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