Big Ears 2017 is just three weeks away! Among a number of new festival experiences this year, we have Big Ears Beats and Eats presented by Visit Knoxville, a quick but tasty option for grabbing a meal or snack while navigating between shows. Local eats and drinks will be provided by established Big Ears faves Sweet P’s Barbecue and The Tomato Head as well as Celebrity Chef and James Beard award winner Tim Love’s The Lonesome Dove, a fabulous new addition to Knoxville’s rapidly growing culinary scene. A variety of options will be available –from breakfast to dinner to late night.
Big Ears Beats & Eats will be located at the Jackson Terminal, one of Knoxville’s great event spaces, conveniently located near The Standard and The Mill & Mine. The Jackson Terminal will also service as the “hub” for Big Ears this year – serving as our box office as well as the location of a number of talks and other special events during the weekend.
It will also be the home for the Big Ears Boutique, featuring both official festival and artists’ merchandise, presented by Nothing Too Fancy, as well as Wild Honey Records’ Pop-Up Shop! Wild Honey will offer a deliciously curated selection of new and high-quality vintage vinyl and compact discs. Follow along on socials for more fun details!
Check out Beats and Eats program hours of operation here.