Big Ears Festival Lineup 2015

Big Ears Lineup 2015

Internationally acclaimed Big Ears Festival reveals its initial lineup for the 2015 festival, taking place  March 27-29 in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee at the historic Tennessee and Bijou Theatres, the intimate Square Room, the Knoxville Museum of Art and more.

Big Ears Festival brings together musicians and artists who span generations and transcend genres for dozens of concerts along with installations, exhibitions, film screenings, interactive workshops, informative talks, surprise collaborations, and unexpected connections.

Another exciting component of the 2015 festival will be the opportunity for music to interface with film, visual art and more. Big Ears will also offer special discussion sessions with the artists and a variety of special events and secret shows. Lineup additions, details on all Big Ears interactive projects and activities, and more will be revealed leading into the festival.

Big Ears 2015 Tickets on sale Friday, November 14, 2014.

A portion of each ticket sold will benefit music and arts education programs through Knoxville’s own Joy of Music School and Community School of the Arts. In addition to the donation, Big Ears will host exclusive opportunities for students to interact with festival artists and attend special workshops, aligning with their mission of providing a musical education and mentorship to the disadvantaged that would not exist
otherwise.

Interested to hear your thoughts on the Big Ears Festival Lineup 2015 in the comments below.

UPDATE: Big Ears announces initial schedule.

Big Ears Festival 2015 Lineup

  • Kronos Quartet: 2015 Artists-in-Residence
  • Flying Lotus
  • Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet “Landfall”
  • Terry Riley
  • Gyan Riley
  • Tyondai Braxton: HIVE
  • tUnE-yArDs
  • Max Richter Chamber Ensemble
  • Max Richter: “Vivaldi’s Four Seasons: Recomposed” with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
  • Swans
  • Ben Frost
  • Bryce Dessner
  • The Bad Plus
  • Bill Frisell
  • Jamie xx
  • Silver Apples
  • Perfume Genius
  • Rhiannon Giddens
  • Tanya Tagaq
  • Clark
  • Nels Cline
  • “Häxan” re-scored by Demdike Stare
  • Grouper
  • Loscil
  • SQÜRL
  • Omar Souleyman
  • Sam Amidon
  • A Winged Victory for the Sullenosaj Thing
  • Nosaj Thing
  • Harold Budd & Keith Lowe
  • Steve Gunn
  • Ryley Walker
  • William Tyler
  • Little Annie
  • Amen Dunes
  • Wu Man
  • Jozef Van Wissem
  • Bing & Ruth
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir
  • Holly Herndon

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