Big Ears Reveals Daily Lineups & Artist Additions!

Knoxville’s Big Ears Festival has revealed new artists and performances, along with the rundown of the daily lineups! Artist additions include R&B singer, songwriter, rapper and bassist extraordinaire Meshell Ndegeocello; violinist Johnny Gandelsman; a duo performance by Swedish saxophone powerhouse Mats Gustafsson Kieran Hebden (aka Four Tet); and more. Weekend passes – including premier and VIP options – are on sale now, with daily passes on sale Wednesday, January 24, at 10am ET. Click here to see the daily artist lineup.


David Byrne, The National, Fleet Foxes & More On Sale Now!

Byrne is back! The frontman of the legendary Talking Heads David Byrne is set to embark on a world tour this year. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to catch him this May since he’ll play Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, as well as shows in Asheville, Charlotte and Durham. Hear him play songs from his upcoming LP, American Utopia, plus songs from his massive solo discography.

If you saw their show at Knoxville’s The Mill & Mine last year, you know that The Black Angels‘ upcoming shows can’t be missed! They’re bringing their friends The Black Lips along for a special tour that’ll stop in Nashville and Chattanooga this April. Both released stellar, critically acclaimed albums last year. The Black Lips have also teased a country album, set to come out this spring, so be there to see its debut!

Fleet Foxes– The Fillmore- Charlotte, NC- Wednesday, March 7

Matt and Kim– Marathon Music Works- Nashville, TN- Monday, March 26

Between The Buried And Me/ The Dear Hunter– The Orange Peel- Asheville, NC- Wednesday, March 28

Who’s Bad (Tribute to Michael Jackson)– The Orange Peel- Asheville, NC- Friday, March 30 

Rainbow Kitten Surprise– The Orange Peel- Asheville, NC- Saturday, March 31

All Time Low– The Mill & Mine- Knoxville, TN- Monday, April 9 

The Black Angels with Special Guests The Black Lips– Marathon Music Works- Nashville, TN- Wednesday, April 11

The Black Angels with Special Guests The Black Lips– The Signal- Chattanooga, TN- Friday,

April 13 

M Ward– The Orange Peel- Asheville, NC- Tuesday, April 27

M Ward– Bijou Theatre- Knoxville, TN- Wednesday, April 28 

Darrell Scott– Walker Theatre- Chattanooga, TN- Thursday, April 19 

What So Not– The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC- Wednesday, April 25

Built to Spill & The Afghan Whigs– The Orange Peel- Asheville, NC- Sunday, April 29

The National– Ascend Amphitheatre- Nashville, TN- Thursday, May 3 

The Arena- Asheville, NC- Friday, May 4

Henry Cho– Walker Theatre- Chattanooga, TN- Friday, May 4

tUnE-yArDs– The Orange Peel- Asheville, NC- Saturday, May 5

David Byrne – American Utopia Tour– Ryman Auditorium- Nashville, TN- Sunday, May 6

David Byrne – American Utopia Tour– Thomas Wolfe Auditorium- Asheville, NC- Tuesday, May 8

David Byrne – American Utopia Tour– Ovens Auditorium- Charlotte, NC- Wednesday, May 9

David Byrne – American Utopia Tour– Durham Performing Arts Center- Durham, NC- Thursday, May 10

Tank and the Bangas– Bijou Theatre- Knoxville, TN- Wednesday, May 16 

tUnE-yArDs– Exit/In- Nashville, TN- Friday, May 18

Fleet Foxes– Iroquois Amphitheatre- Louisville, KY- Wednesday, May 23

Henry Cho– Bijou Theatre- Knoxville, TN- Friday, June 1

Forecastle + Sloss Passes ON SALE NOW!

Forecastle GA, Yacht Club, and VIP weekend passes are available NOW, plus Payment Plans for all three ticket types! Bourbon lovers can also lock in a Bourbon Lodge™ membership to enjoy a full lineup of Bourbon offerings, culinary experiences, talks, and more. Check the full details including newly-revamped 2018 amenities here!

GA, Iron, VIP, and Boss two-day passes and Payment Plans are available now to Birmingham’s Sloss Fest! Don’t miss your chance to witness 44 bands on four stages plus craft beer and creative cocktails, arts and crafts, live iron pouring demonstrations, and so much more. Take a look at this year’s ticket options here!

Forecastle 2018 Lineup Revealed

The wait is over! This year’s killer Forecastle Festival lineup features Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire, Modest Mouse, Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, Houndmouth, The War on Drugs, Father John Misty, Vance Joy, and many more! Join us at Louisville’s Waterfront Park July 13-15 for three days of music, art, and activism, complete with the fan favorite Bourbon Lodge, Kentucky Landing, and Party Cove! GA, Yacht Club, and VIP weekend passes go on sale Friday, January 19 at 10am ET! Check the full details here.