The 2020 edition of Big Ears goes down March 26-29 in Knoxville, TN. They've just announced the initial lineup which includes: Efterklang, Tindersticks, MÚM celebrating the 20th anniversary of Yesterday Was Dramatic—Today is OK, Thundercat, Devendra Banhart, Damo Suzuki of Can, Mdou Moctar, mssv (Mike Baggetta, Stephen Hodges, Mike Watt), Sarah Davachi, Xylouris White, and more.

There's also Kim Gordon, Steve Gunn, Bill Nace and John Truscinski performing a live score for Andy Warhol's Kiss; Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones and cellist Anssi Karttunen performing as Sons of Chipotle; a celebration of Terry Riley's 85th birthday, including a duo performance with Ryan Giley, and a solo organ performance on St. John’s Cathedral pipe organ; Meredith Monk & Bang on a Can Orchestra performing the full-concert premiere of "Memory Game"; Joe Henry's 115th Dream featuring Jason Moran and Marc Ribot, with Jay Bellerose, David Piltch and Levon Henry; Shabaka & The Ancestors (Shabaka Hutchings of Sons of Kemet, The Comet is Coming), Christian Scott, Saul Williams, Sudan Archives, and more.

Tickets for Big Ears 2020 go on sale Thursday, October 10 at noon. Check out the entire initial lineup is below.

BIG EARS - 2020 INITIAL LINEUP
75 Dollar Bill
Andrew Cyrille
Annette Peacock
Anthony Braxton
Areni Agbabian
Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses
Bang on a Can All-Stars
Caroline Shaw
Caterina Barbieri
Christian Scott
Damo Suzuki Network with the Sound Carriers
Dan Weiss Starebaby
Daniel Pioro & Valgeir Sigurðsson
Devandra Banhart
Diamond Curtain Wall Trio
Dos Santos
Efterklang
Electric Appalachia (William Tyler, Mary Lattimore, Eric Dawson of TAMIS)
Gyan Riley
Harriet Tubman
Jaimie Branch's Fly or Die
Jason Moran & the Harlem Hellfighters
Jeff Parker and the New Breed
Joe Henry's 115th Dream
Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society
Kim Myhr
Kronos Quartet
Marc Ribot
Maurice Louca
Mdou Moctar
Meredith Monk
Moonlight Benjamin
mssv (Mike Baggetta, Stephen Hodges, Mike Watt)
Múm
Myra Melford's Snowy Egret
MZM (Miya Masaoka, Zeena Parkins, Myra Melford)
Nadah El Shazly
Natalie Joachim
nief norf
Paul Lazar's Cage Shuffle
Peter Brötzmann
Sarah Davachi
Saul Williams
Shabaka & the Ancestors
So Percussion
Sons of Chipotle (John Paul Jones & Anssi Karttunen)
Sound for Andy Warhol's KISS (Kim Gordon, Bill Nace, Steve Gunn, John Truscinski)
Spektral Quartet
Steve Coleman and Five Elements
Sudan Archives
Tamino
Terry Riley
The Haden Triplets
The Necks
Thunder Music Ensemble
Thundercat
Tindersticks
Xylouris White