BIG EARS 2022: Zorn, Shabaka, Low, Arooj Aftab, Annette Peacock, Dawn Richard, Nubya Garcia, L'Rain, Damon Locks, Lido Pimienta, more more more!

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Full disclosure, my wife works for Big Ears now, and I have been watching this lineup evolve for months. But I think it's legit pretty spectacular and am super-psyched for it.

https://bigearsfestival.org/

a man often referred to in the news media as the Duke of Saxony (tipsy mothra), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:01 (four days ago) link

Lots of London, Chicago, NOLA folks. Jeff Parker, Angel Bat Dawid, Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah. And that's not even mentioning Meredith Monk, Kim Gordon, Ron Miles, Jason Moran, etc etc.

a man often referred to in the news media as the Duke of Saxony (tipsy mothra), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:03 (four days ago) link

see u there

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:04 (four days ago) link

I have skipped the last 2-3 festivals for *reasons* but I think I'll go to '22.

Profiles in Liquid Courage (WmC), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:04 (four days ago) link

Maybe we can make you a guest bartender WmC. :)

a man often referred to in the news media as the Duke of Saxony (tipsy mothra), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:06 (four days ago) link

I skipped the last one because I lost my fuckin job and media in general shit the bed. But I'm back, baby!

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:09 (four days ago) link

Ha, not sure how that would work -- festival days I'll probably either be asleep or at gigs. I used to make a point of hitting McKay's on every Knoxville trip, but now I want to hit the one or two best liquor stores while I'm there. xp

Profiles in Liquid Courage (WmC), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:13 (four days ago) link

Shit, that looks awesome, but I think I'm booked up. :(

Josh in Chicago, Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:38 (four days ago) link

Ugh I may have an issue with work but it's just two workdays, if I drive all night Wednesday and Sunday nights and bring my work laptop with me...

Porking level G4 (Boring, Maryland), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:53 (four days ago) link

I also made this lonely post in July:

Big Ears 2022

Porking level G4 (Boring, Maryland), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:57 (four days ago) link

damn, pretty amazing lineup, this is one where you want to be in three places at once, shabaka and arooj afjab would be a must for me

Swanswans, Tuesday, 14 September 2021 18:58 (four days ago) link

Oh I missed yr thread Boring, apologies! Didn't occur to me someone would have started one earlier.

a man often referred to in the news media as the Duke of Saxony (tipsy mothra), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 19:02 (four days ago) link

worth it for sarah davachi alone

aegis philbin (crüt), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 19:08 (four days ago) link

Shit, I might have to go to this.

I'm a sovereign jazz citizen (the table is the table), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 21:05 (four days ago) link

As with every Big Ears, I wish I could go.

Legalize Suburban Benches (Raymond Cummings), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 21:31 (four days ago) link

had tickets for last year's before it got canceled. not sure if i'm gonna try to make it to this one but....it is tempting....

donna rouge, Tuesday, 14 September 2021 21:42 (four days ago) link

worth it for sarah davachi alone


I feel that way for Meredith Monk, I have to see her at any opportunity because it is possible sooner than later we won’t have her any longer.

Porking level G4 (Boring, Maryland), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 23:21 (four days ago) link

I’m down for an Ilxor meetup.

Porking level G4 (Boring, Maryland), Tuesday, 14 September 2021 23:22 (four days ago) link

As with every Big Ears, I wish I could go.

― Legalize Suburban Benches (Raymond Cummings), Tuesday, September 14, 2021 5:31 PM (two hours ago) bookmarkflaglink

Paul Ponzi, Tuesday, 14 September 2021 23:49 (four days ago) link

I saw Davachi live in January 2019 in Brooklyn. It was fantastic.

Legalize Suburban Benches (Raymond Cummings), Wednesday, 15 September 2021 00:08 (three days ago) link

I have been saying for years that Dawn Richard belongs at Big Ears, stoked that it's actually happening.

a man often referred to in the news media as the Duke of Saxony (tipsy mothra), Wednesday, 15 September 2021 00:15 (three days ago) link

i just got my ticket :)

gbx, Thursday, 16 September 2021 20:11 (two days ago) link

very tempted to go to this

Mr. Cacciatore (Moodles), Thursday, 16 September 2021 20:31 (two days ago) link

Just for fun, I took the artist list for this and plugged it into the system I use for genre-modeling at Spotify, as if Big Ears were a genre and the 2022 lineup were its most representative artists. Here's a playlist of most of those artists and a bunch of other ones that the same fans tend to like, ordered by collective relevance:

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/05P0AnKQosf05ENEVQEMDw?si=65c587a844c249a0

glenn mcdonald, Thursday, 16 September 2021 20:58 (two days ago) link

:)

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Thursday, 16 September 2021 21:01 (two days ago) link

I want to point out that Brian Howe wrote most of the blurbs on the site, and having ONE writer do it really creates a cohesive experience when navigating something built on music discovery

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Thursday, 16 September 2021 21:02 (two days ago) link

That sounds right

When Young Sheldon began to rap (forksclovetofu), Thursday, 16 September 2021 21:53 (two days ago) link

very tempted to go to this


Allegedly tickets are very low already.

Porking level G4 (Boring, Maryland), Thursday, 16 September 2021 22:32 (two days ago) link

Motherfucker

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Thursday, 16 September 2021 22:43 (two days ago) link

Early Bird gone already and the day isn't even over...

Boring where are you getting your intel

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Thursday, 16 September 2021 22:44 (two days ago) link

lol by the time I have enough money for a ticket they'l be sold out

sleeve, Thursday, 16 September 2021 22:48 (two days ago) link

Well, I just bought em

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Thursday, 16 September 2021 22:52 (two days ago) link

I wasn’t expecting Early Bird to jump to $100 for two tix in a matter of hours >:(

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Thursday, 16 September 2021 22:55 (two days ago) link

Boring?

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Friday, 17 September 2021 02:10 (yesterday) link

Big Ears emails only. Their latest email said the pre sales for donors and those who had tickets for 2020 snatched up a lot of the total available tickets.

Porking level G4 (Boring, Maryland), Friday, 17 September 2021 13:05 (yesterday) link

FYI I only donated $50 but that was enough to allow me in the pre-sale.

Porking level G4 (Boring, Maryland), Friday, 17 September 2021 13:09 (yesterday) link

ahhhhh thanks

the 45-year-old gaz coomber (Whiney G. Weingarten), Friday, 17 September 2021 14:25 (yesterday) link


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