Big Ears Festival

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Country and Region United StatesTennessee
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
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Festival Description

The Big Ears Festival takes place over three days and is held at theaters, clubs, restaurants and other venues around Knoxville. The newly organized music festival’s mission is to provide a platform for presenting up-and-coming visionary artists on the cutting edge in music. The adventurous artists through artistic discovery take part in a program of exploratory concerts and performances, installations, discussions, and interactive experiences by artists.

Festival Dates March 26 - 28, 2010
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Festival Events:

Line-up 2010:
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Calder Quartet
  • 802 Tour (Nico Muhly, Doveman, Sam Amidon and Nadia Sirota)
  • Joanna Newsom
  • St. Vincent
  • Andrew WK
  • The Ex
  • Gang Gang Dance
  • Clogs
  • The xx
  • Javelin
  • DJ rupture (solo)
  • DJ rupture and Andy Moor
  • My Brightest Diamond
  • Gyan Riley
  • jj
  • The National
  • Dirty Projectors
  • Bang on a Can All-Stars
  • Iva Bittova
  • Ben Frost
  • Tim hecker
  • Tracy Silverman
  • Buke & Gass


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