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October 07, 2014

Just Announced: Kronos In Residence at Big Ears Festival

We’re very pleased to announce that Kronos will be Artists-in-Residence at Knoxville’s Big Ears Festival in 2015! Throughout the festival weekend (March 27-29, 2015), Kronos will weave an array of performances, presenting classic contemporary works and a multi-faceted array of musical collaborations with other festival artists. Details of these programs will be announced when the initial Big Ears Festival lineup – encompassing over 50 artists from the worlds of classical, rock, folk, jazz, and beyond – is announced on Tuesday, November 4. Sign up for the Kronos newsletter by 10 AM EDT on October 8 to receive an exclusive presale code to purchase your weekend pass!

Big Ears Festival
Kronos founder David Harrington remarks, “Big Ears is a fabulously festive celebration of creativity.  Kronos is proud to make our Big Ears debut and to be artists-in-residence in 2015. We can’t wait to expand our horizons and enlarge our palette at Big Ears as we try to make Knoxville the place to be in March.”

Big Ears and AC Entertainment founder Ashley Capps concurs, “We’ve planned to present the Kronos Quartet at Big Ears from the very beginning in 2009. They completely embody the vision and inspiration that Big Ears aspires to celebrate. Their restless creative spirit has transcended all boundaries and produced a remarkable and rich body of work, and their involvement in Big Ears will be revelatory and transformative.”

A special limited allotment of Big Ears weekend passes will be released in a special pre-sale tomorrow, October 8 10 AM at EDT. Join the Kronos newsletter to receive the exclusive presale code. The presale at this special low price will last as long as supplies remain OR through Sunday, October 12 at 10 p.m. eastern. The initial Big Ears Festival 2015 lineup will be unveiled on Tuesday, November 4, with passes going on sale the following Friday, November 7. Additional details about the lineup, tickets, films, installations, interactive projects, venues, and more will be revealed in the coming weeks.

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