CITY SONGS

City Songs: Knoxville is a community engagement project of the Big Ears Festival originally conceived and created by Aurora Nealand and Jebney Lewis. Each year, young writers and musicians from across Knoxville work with beat-makers, improvisers, and composers to create new music rooted in their personal stories and specific places around the city. The final product is a story and sound map of Knoxville which you can explore below.

If you’re having trouble viewing the embedded story below, click here to open our story map in a new browser window.

This project was supported in part by the Hobson Wood Foundation, the Aslan Foundation, the City of Knoxville, and a Presentation Grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Tennessee Arts Commission.

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