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    Big Ears Festival to Feature Rhiannon Giddens, Punch Brothers, Gabriel Kahane, Mountain Man

    The line-up for the 2019 Big Ears Festival has been announced, and as usual, featured among the performers are several Nonesuch artists: Rhiannon Giddens, Punch Brothers, Gabriel Kahane, and Mountain Man. Big Ears will be held at venues throughout downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, March 21–24, 2019.

    Rhiannon Giddens returns to Big Ears to take part in two different events. She and percussionist Francesco Turrisi will perform her score to Lucy Negro Redux, a ballet based on the hypothetical life of Shakespeare's "Dark Lady" and Caroline Randall Williams' 2015 book Lucy, Negro Redux, as the Nashville Ballet performs the piece choreographed by Paul Vasterling and narrated by Randall Williams. Giddens and Turrisi will also perform their own duo set.

    Punch Brothers, which announced a March tour with Gabriel Kahane as their special guest, will bring music from their latest album, All Ashore, to Big Ears, and Kahane will perform his own set of music from his new album, Book of Travelers, at the festival.

    Mountain Man, which closes out its fall tour with two shows in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, this weekend, will bring music from its Nonesuch debut album, Magic Ship, to Big Ears as well.

    Another artist familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal, Bill Frisell, will perform several sets at Big Ears too. His classic album recorded in another Tennessee city, Nashville, first released on Nonesuch Records in 1997, will receive its first worldwide vinyl release next Friday, November 23.

    Weekend passes for the 2019 Big Ears Festival are on sale now at bigearsfestival.org; information on daily tickets will be available in early December.

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The line-up for the 2019 Big Ears Festival has been announced, including several Nonesuch artists: Rhiannon Giddens, Punch Brothers, Gabriel Kahane, and Mountain Man. Big Ears will be held at venues throughout downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, March 21–24, 2019. Weekend passes are on sale now.

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The line-up for the 2019 Big Ears Festival has been announced, and as usual, featured among the performers are several Nonesuch artists: Rhiannon Giddens, Punch Brothers, Gabriel Kahane, and Mountain Man. Big Ears will be held at venues throughout downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, March 21–24, 2019.

Rhiannon Giddens returns to Big Ears to take part in two different events. She and percussionist Francesco Turrisi will perform her score to Lucy Negro Redux, a ballet based on the hypothetical life of Shakespeare's "Dark Lady" and Caroline Randall Williams' 2015 book Lucy, Negro Redux, as the Nashville Ballet performs the piece choreographed by Paul Vasterling and narrated by Randall Williams. Giddens and Turrisi will also perform their own duo set.

Punch Brothers, which announced a March tour with Gabriel Kahane as their special guest, will bring music from their latest album, All Ashore, to Big Ears, and Kahane will perform his own set of music from his new album, Book of Travelers, at the festival.

Mountain Man, which closes out its fall tour with two shows in Saxapahaw, North Carolina, this weekend, will bring music from its Nonesuch debut album, Magic Ship, to Big Ears as well.

Another artist familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal, Bill Frisell, will perform several sets at Big Ears too. His classic album recorded in another Tennessee city, Nashville, first released on Nonesuch Records in 1997, will receive its first worldwide vinyl release next Friday, November 23.

Weekend passes for the 2019 Big Ears Festival are on sale now at bigearsfestival.org; information on daily tickets will be available in early December.

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