Category Archives: Concert Review

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Big Ears Roundup [part 7]

[…continued from last post] Harold Budd + Friends: As Long As I Can Hold My Breath After we stumbled out of the Tennessee Theatre following the amazing performance by Nik Bartsch’s RONIN, we were dehydrated and hungry. It was time … Continue reading

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Big Ears Roundup [part 6]

[…continued from last post] Richard Thompson + The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Repertoire Having seen the dour first half of the show, I would have imagined that the second half might have been a lot lighter in tone. Thompson quipped words … Continue reading

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Big Ears Roundup [part 5]

[…continued from last post] Day 4 – March 24th, 2019 My wife wanted to attend mass on Sunday from 11:00 to noon so I looked at what was happening at that hour to keep busy. Our first scheduled show was … Continue reading

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Big Ears Roundup [part 4]

[…continued from last post] This Is Not This Heat After the Carle Bley Trio performance it was time for dinner. We went to Tomato Head, a pizzeria we had liked on earlier visits. As we walked across Market Square in … Continue reading

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Big Ears Roundup [part 3]

Day 3 – March 23rd, 2019 [continued from last post] Ian Chang Saturday started for us when we were shopping for new sunning shoes and delved deep into the heart of suburban Knoxville to find a shoe store my wife … Continue reading

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Big Ears Roundup [part 2]

Day 2 – March 22nd, 2019 […continued from last post] Rafiq Bhatia I started the morning with Rafiq Bhatia at 12:30 but the guitarist was at The Standard and the next show was Joep Beving at the Museum of Art … Continue reading

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Big Ears Roundup [part 1]

Day 1 – March 21st, 2019 I had imagined reviewing the Big Ears Festival last Tuesday after arriving back home from traveling to it, but the death of Scott Walker meant that I had to address that event first. To … Continue reading

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