Big Ears Festival’s 10th Birthday Requires Tough Choices

Source: Downbeat.

Embrace leaving shows early … and maybe do some cross-training. That seems to be the usual message ahead of Knoxville, Tennessee’s annual Big Ears Festival, now in its 10th year. Founder Ashley Capps and his team usually pack so much music in a dozen venues throughout the main downtown artery in Knoxville that it’s hard to stay for a full show without feeling like you’re missing out on possibly three other amazing events.