Funny Ears Fringe Festival 2015! FRI - SUN MAR 27-29 _________________________________________ Presented by SweetWater Brewing Company And Scruffy City Entertainment (that's us, Preservation Pub, Knoxville Uncorked and Scruffy City Hall) THIRTY-SIX Bands in THREE DAYS! and we are giving away FREE PASSES to SweetWater 420 Festival all weekend! Big Ears Festival has been an awesome event in Downtown Knoxville , introducing us to avant garde music, and the world to lovely friendly Knoxville, Tennessee.. Funny Ears Fringe Festival is a showcase for all our international visitors-- "fringe" in this case, of course, means... lots of local ROCK n ROLL! KEEP KNOXVILLE SCRUFFY ! Friday March 27 Lineup: _________________________________________ Scruffy City Hall: 5pm: Wes Uck's Wesley (Knox progressive avant garde ) https://soundcloud.com/wesleywyrick 6pm: Sang Sarah (JC TN female fronted hard rock) http://www.reverbnation.com/sangsarah 7pm: DAMS (ATL Prog Soul) http://damsband.com/ 8pm: Russell Yarnell and Red Is Blood (Knox Fun Punk) 9pm: Far Far Away (Knox Stadium Indie Rock) https://www.facebook.com/farfarawayband/app_2405167945 10pm: The Tom Pappas Collection (ex-Superdrag Nash surf punk rock) http://tompappascollection.bandcamp.com 11pm: Skytown Riot (Knox Epic Euro-rock) https://www.facebook.com/SkytownRiot/app_2405167945 12am: Senryu (indie rock) http://senryu.bandcamp.com/ 1am: tentative: Magmablood (Knox funk step edm) www.magmablood.com _________________________________________ Preservation Pub: 9pm: Maps Need Reading (Knox Experimental Math Rock) http://mapsneedreading.bandcamp.com/ 10pm: Ben Gaines & Three Star Revival (Knox melting pot of American Roots music) https://threestarrevival.bandcamp.com/releases 11pm: Corn Bred (Appalachian Hillbilly Blues) http://www.reverbnation.com/cornbredblues 12am: Grandpa's Stash (Knox Horny Party rock) https://www.facebook.com/grandpas.stash/app_2405167945
Saturday, March 21st: The Mecca Lounge Jones, Rasnake & Suppi : 11pm Cornbred: 10 pm 21+, $4 Cover Come rock out with us as we unhinge the Mecca yet again!
Sounds Like: Official Joe Cocker, Dr. John, Black Diamond Heavies, The Black Keys, Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie
Manager: MadMonk Entertainment 423-200-8230
Bio: From the depths of of the hollars of Appalachia, the musicians of Tn congregate in the dirty little river town known as Knoxville. In a town where you can throw a stick and hit 10 musicians on a friday night in the old city, it takes a lot to continue the craft there. Cornbred is a culmination, t...See Full Bio
: Cornbred has a show on 03/27/2015 at 08:00 PM @ Preservation Pub in Knoxville, TN... http://t.co/rx0B1Sjsq1
““Because playing the Blues, to me, is like saying a prayer. It’s a salve for your soul. Me being able to play in front of people is me helping myself, taking all the hate and abuse of my previous life and turning it into something that I can heal myself with, and hopefully other people, too, by encouraging them to be free. And that speaks volumes about why Jon Worley cuts such a strange and—whether you love him or hate him—compelling figure when he gets on a stage, wailing on his harmonica or hunkered over his keys, chanting into a mic like some bastard hillbilly spawn of Edgar Winter or Leon Russell…"”