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Big Ears Festival 2017 Schedule
    March 23 - 26, 2017
    Knoxville, Tennessee

    Big Ears concerts and events will take place in different venues, all within an easy walk of one another, in Knoxville’s historic downtown. The heart and soul of the festival will be at Knoxville’s two remarkable historic theatres, the Tennessee and the Bijou.

Big Ears Festival Venues:
• Tennessee Theatre
• Bijou Theatre
• The Mill & Mine
• The Standard
• The Square Room
• St. John's Cathedral
• Regal Riviera Theater Cinema 8
• Jackson Terminal

    Friday, March 24, 2017

Tennessee Theatre
9:30 - 10:45 - Meredith Monk: 'Book of Days'
12:00 - 2:00 - Matmos perform Robert Ashley's Perfect Lives (Private Parts)'
9:00 - 9:45 - Michael Hurley
10:00 - 12:00 - Wilco



    Friday, March 24, 2017 continued

Bijou Theatre
4:30 - 6:30 - Jem Cohen: Gravity Hill Sound + Image
8:00 - 9:40 - Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble: The Soul's Messenger
10:30 - 12:00 - Carla Bley Trios with Steve Swallow and Andy Sheppard

The Mill & Mine
10:30 - 11:45 - Maya Beiser
2:15 - 3:30 - Frederic Rzewski
4:30 - 5:45 - American Contemporary Music Ensemble
7:00 - 8:30 - Jóhann Jóhannsson's 'Drone Mass'. featuring ACME & Theatre of Voices
9:30 - 10:30 - Colleen
11:30 - 1:00 - Tortoise

The Standard
12:00 - 1:00 - Shane Parish
1:45 - 2:45 - Robyn Hitchcock
3:30 - 4:30 - Claire Chase
7:30 - 8:30 - Robyn Hitchcock
10:30 - 11:30 - Laetitia Sadier
12:30 - 1:30 - Oliver Coates



    Friday, March 24, 2017 continued

The Square Room
1:00 - 2:30 - Nief-Norf feat. Andrew Bliss performing Christopher Burns' 'Constellations'
1:00 - 4:00 - Gyan Riley
5:00 - 6:00 - Richard Teitelbaum
8:00 - 9:30 - Alvin Curran
10:30 - 11:30 - Yuki Numata Resnick

St. John's Cathedral
2:00 - 3:00 - Wu Fei
4:00 - 5:00 - Nils Økland Band
6:00 - 7:00 - Lisa Moore
8:00 - 9:00 - Matthew Shipp



Church Street United Methodist Church
7:00 - 8:00 - Ståle Storløkken and Arve Henriksen
9:00 - 10:30 - The Crossing with PRISM perform Gavin Bryars

Regal Riviera Cinema 8
10:00 - 11:00 - Jonathan Demme: Who Am I This Time?
11:15 - 12:15 - Jonathan Demme: Another Telepathic Thing
3:00 - 5:00 - Georges Rouquier: Farrebique
5:30 - 7:30 - Jonathan Demme: Silence of the Lambs

Knoxville Museum of Art
1:15 - 2:15 - Roger Beebe: Films for One to Eight Projectors
2:00 - 3:00 - UT Electroacoustic Ensemble
8:00 - 9:00 - Frode Haltli: 'The Border Woods'

Jackson Terminal 10:00 - 11:00 - Festivals Like This: an Exploration into the Innovative
12:30 - 1:30 - Norwegian Invasion
9:00 - 10:00 - Secret Show
10:30 - 11:30 - Secret Show

Lineups Subject to Change


  Big Ears Festival 2017 Schedule

  • Mar. 23 - Thurs.     • Mar. 24 - Friday




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