Big Ears 2017

March 23-26, 2017

Knoxville, TN

Festival Poster
2017 Lineup
  • Ahleuchatistas
  • Alvin Curran
  • American Contemporary Music Ensemble Blonde Redhead feat. ACME
  • Carla Bley Trio with Steve Swallow and Andy Sheppard
  • Carla Bley with the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra Claire Chase
  • Colin Stetson presents ‘Sorrow’: A Reimagining of Gorecki’s 3rd Symphony
  • Colleen The Crossing
  • Dave Harrington Group
  • DakhaBrahka Deathprod
  • Deerhoof
  • DJ/rupture Emilia Amper
  • Frederic Rzewski
  • Frode Haltli: ‘The Border Woods’ Gavin Bryars Ensemble
  • Glenn Kotche
  • Henry Grimes Henry Threadgill’s Zooid
  • Horse Lords
  • Imarhan Jace Clayton presents Julius Eastman Memorial Dinner
  • Joan Shelley
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson’s ‘Drone Mass’ feat. ACME Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge | Aoife O’Donovan
  • Junun featuring Shye Ben Tzur and The Rajasthan Express
  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith Knoxville Jazz Orchestra
  • Lætitia Sadier
  • Lisa Moore The Magentic Fields: ‘Fifty Song Memoir’
  • Matmos perform Robert Ashley’s ‘Perfect Lives (Private Parts)’
  • Maya Beiser Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble: The Soul’s Messenger
  • Michael Hurley
  • Musica Elettronica Viva (Alvin Curran, Richard Teitelbaum, & Frederic Rzewski) My Brightest Diamond
  • Nief-Norf
  • Nils Økland Band Oliver Coates
  • On Fillmore
  • Philip Jeck Prism
  • Rachel Grimes ‘The Way Forth’ Featuring Joan Shelley and Nathan Salsburg
  • Rangda Richard Teitelbaum
  • Sarah Kirkland Snider Unremembered – DM Stith, Shara Worden, Padma Newsome, The Knights
  • Shane Parish Sir Richard Bishop
  • Six Organs of Admittance
  • Ståle Storløkken Ståle Storløkken & Arve Henriksen
  • Steve Lehman & Sélébéyone
  • Supersilent Theatre of Voices
  • Tortoise
  • Wilco Wu Fei
  • Xiu Xiu
  • Yasmine Hamdan Yuki Numata Resnick
  • Nils Økland & Sigbjørn Apeland
  • Knoxville Chamber Orchestra directed by Aram Demirjan Matthew Shipp
  • Jeremy Gara
  • Bobby Kapp & Matthew Shipp Jeff Tweedy meets Chikamorachi (Chris Corsano & Darin Gray)
  • Quindar (Mikael Jorgensen & James Merle Thomas)
  • Theo Bleckmann Duo
  • Frode Haltli
  • Xylouris White White Magic
  • The Quavers
  • Matana Roberts Jessica Moss
  • Nils Økland & Mats Eilertsen