Big Ears

Big Ears 2018 Lineup

The avant-garde music festival Big Ears will return to Knoxville, TN for its seventh year in 2018. The fest runs 3/22-25, and tickets go on…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 1, 2017 - 10:34 am

Big Ears Festival Expands To Four Days, Announces Initial 2017 Lineup

Every year, some of the biggest names in experimental and avant-garde music descend on Knoxville, Tennessee for the Big Ears Festival. Next year, the festival,…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2016 - 9:22 am

Watch Yo La Tengo Play With Lambchop, Danny Ray Thompson, The Necks’ Chris Abrahams, & Others At Big Ears Fest

The fifth iteration of the Big Ears Festival, which focuses on avant-garde, ambient, and improvisational music of all genres, took place in Knoxville, Tennessee over…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2016 - 10:36 pm

Big Ears Festival 2016 Lineup

Every year, many of the world's leading indie, experimental, and avant-garde musicians descend upon Knoxville, Tennessee for the Big Ears Festival. Many of them aren't…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2015 - 11:14 am

Big Ears Festival 2015 Lineup

Every year, the Big Ears Festival brings an enviable lineup of adventurous and experimental musicians to the unlikely hub of Knoxville, Tennessee. Next year's festival…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2014 - 10:51 am

Hear Jonny Greenwood Perform At Big Ears Festival ’14

In addition to headliners Steve Reich, Television, and John Cale, one of the big draws for this past weekend's Big Ears Festival (which focuses primarily…
Miles Bowe | March 31, 2014 - 2:20 pm

Big Ears Festival 2014 Lineup

Since 2009 the Big Ears Festival has brought a massive slate of experimental music to Knoxville, Tennessee, and they've just announced their lineup for next…
Miles Bowe | December 4, 2013 - 1:26 pm

Big Ears Festival Lineup 2010

In its second year, Knoxville's Big Ears Festival has stepped up and spread out with a considerably dope lineup of events and installations worth your…
Amrit Singh | February 18, 2010 - 11:11 am