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Big Ears Festival 2016 lineup (Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Faust, Yo La Tengo, Kamasi Washington, Angel Olsen, Sunn O))), more)

Big Ears

The Big Ears Festival will return in 2016 from March 31 to April 2 to various venues in downtown Knoxville, TN. The lineup includes Bryce Dessner, Philip Glass, The Gloaming, Yo La Tengo, Andy Stott, Wolf Eyes, Marc Ribot, Andrew Bird, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Lambchop, Shabazz Palaces, Bombino, Molly Nilsson, Laurie Anderson, Sunn O))), Angel Olsen, Faust, Kamasi Washington, Circuit des Yeux, Ikue Mori and many more.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (10/23) at noon EST. Check out the full lineup below…

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor Steven Schick performing the Music of John Luther
Adams, Bryce Dessner, and Philip Glass with Guest Cellist Maya Beiser
The Gloaming
Yo La Tengo
Andy Stott
Tony Conrad
Wolf Eyes
Marc Ribot
Xylouris White
Zeena Parkins & Tony Buck
Olivia Chaney
Mamiffer

Friday, April 1, 2016
Andrew Bird
Anthony Braxton Tentet
Outside the Dream Syndicate (Tony Conrad with Faust)
Nicolas Jaar (DJ)
Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith
eighth blackbird with Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Bryce Dessner
Yo La Tengo & Lambchop
Shabazz Palaces
Steven Schick
Bombino
Joe Henry & Marc Ribot
Phantom Orchard
Chris Abrahams
Molly Nilsson

Saturday, April 2, 2016
An Evening with Laurie Anderson & Philip Glass
Sunn O)))
Bedroom Community 10th Anniversary: Nico Muhly, Ben Frost, Sam Amidon, & Valgeir Sigurðsson
The Necks
Kiasmos (Ólafur Arnalds & Janus Rasmussen)
Angel Olsen
Lambchop
Anthony Braxton Trio
Faust
Kamasi Washington
Mary Halvorson
Hieroglyphic Being
Circuit des Yeux
Ikue Mori
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