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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"
Terry Riley
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
Ben Frost
Bryce Dessner
The Bad Plus
Bill Frisell
Jamie xx
Silver Apples*
Perfume Genius
Rhiannon Giddens
Tanya Tagaq
Nels Cline
"Häxan" re-scored by Demdike Stare
Omar Souleyman*
Sam Amidon
A Winged Victory for the Sullen
Nosaj Thing
Gyan Riley
Harold Budd & Keith Lowe
Ryley Walker*
Steve Gunn
William Tyler*
Little Annie*
Amen Dunes
Wu Man*
Jozef Van Wissem
Bing & Ruth*
Hildur Guðnadóttir
Holly Herndon

* - indicates new addition

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