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Tennessee's Big Ears festival announces its 2019 edition

Four days of concerts, workshops, talks and installations in Knoxville

The eighth Big Ears festival will be held in downtown Knoxville,Tennessee from 21–24 March 2019. Its programme includes a special focus on 50 years of ECM Records, and concerts by The Art Ensemble Of Chicago, The Carla Bley Trio with Steve Swallow and Andy Sheppard, Jack DeJohnette with Ravi Coltrane and Matt Garrison, Wadada Leo Smith (performing Divine Love), Meredith Monk & Kim Kashkashian, Robert Levin, and others.

The line-up also features Spiritualized, Mercury Rev, Nils Frahm, Jlin, Carl Stone, The Comet Is Coming, Lonnie Holley, Yves Tumor and Kara-Lis Coverdale. Oher highlights include a three day celebration of Harold Budd, Alvin Lucier performing I Am Sitting In A Room and Bird And Person
Dyning, among other works.

Tickets are on sale now.