BLACKTRONIKA PRESENTS: DANCE FLOOR AS RESISTANCE / ARTIST SCHOLARSHIP REMINDER
Blacktronika Presents: Dance Floor as Resistance -A tribute to Detroit Techno, Chicago House, and Future Sounds
Earlier this month we shared with you the four groundbreaking artists who will be a part of Blacktronika Presents: The Signal Paths. In case you missed it, check it out here. Big Ears is thrilled to share four more artists taking part in the King Britt-curated Blacktronika program for our 2024 festival.
Carl Craig’s lifelong pursuit of independence and self-gratification is the catalyst behind three decades of innovation and achievement within the realm of electronic music
Widely regarded as one of the premier selectors in the nation, DJ Heather demonstrates her skills and sharp deck acumen for the masses throughout the Windy City and the world at large with verve and undeniable talent.
King Britt has spent over thirty years producing, composing, and performing electronic music. His collaborations include an eclectic list of artists from De La Soul to Tyshawn Sorey. Britt is the visionary behind the Blacktronika course, curation, and annual festival.
Suzi Analogue’s sound transcends borders, with a music process that includes electronic experimentation, cutting-edge music technology, live beats, and synthesizers.
We are honored to expand the sound to Big Ears! Check out the full Blacktronika program and listen to a playlist created by King Britt featuring all Big Ears x Blacktronika performers.
2024 Big Ears Artist Scholarship Reminder
Cultivating creativity and supporting artistic growth — in the Knoxville community and beyond — is central to the mission of Big Ears. We are pleased to offer the opportunity for emerging and established artists to apply for the 2024 Big Ears Scholarship, which provides a free general admission weekend pass to selected applicants whose artistic practice would benefit from attending Big Ears. The simple application will be open until 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, November 19. Scholarship recipients will be notified by January 12, 2024.