Big Ears Festival adds Silver Apples, Tyondai Braxton, Omar Souleyman, Ryley Walker, William Tyler & more to lineup
The lineup has been expanded for the 2015 Big Ears Festival, happening March 27-29 in Knoxville, TN. New additions include psych pioneers Silver Apples, former Battles frontman Tyondai Braxton (performing HIVE), Syrian pop singer Omar Souleyman, folk singer Ryley Walker, guitar wiz William Tyler, modern classical collective Bing & Ruth, electronic/ambient musician Loscil, cabaret singer Little Annie, and Chinese composer Wu Man.
They join previously announced artists such as Laurie Anderson, tUnE-yArDs, Swans, Perfume Genius, Grouper, Sam Amidon, Max Richter, Ben Frost and more. Tickets are still available.
Updated lineup below...
Big Ears Festival -- 2015 Lineup
Kronos Quartet: 2015 Artists-in-Residence
Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet "Landfall"
Tyondai Braxton: HIVE*
Max Richter: The Blue Notebooks and Infra featuring American Contemporary Music Ensemble
Max Richter: Vivaldi Recomposed and The Leftovers featuring The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and
American Contemporary Music Ensemble
The Bad Plus
"Häxan" re-scored by Demdike Stare
A Winged Victory for the Sullen
Harold Budd & Keith Lowe
Jozef Van Wissem
Bing & Ruth*
* - indicates new addition