We’re jumping for joy because Big Ears finally rolled out its crazy-good list of Artist Discussions slated for the festival next month! Highlights include talks with Jóhann Jóhannsson, Jem Cohen, and Guy Picciotto on Fugazi’s Instrument, as well as Greg Saunier and Matana Roberts on “Musical Interpretations of Middle America.” Other topics cover thought-provoking subjects like “Making Art in a Time of Rage,” with “Pauline Oliveros — Impact and Influence” in the mix as well. Additionally, there will be a special talk offering festivalgoers a glimpse into the Knoxville music scene. There’s so much to explore during the Big Ears weekend. Dive in here.