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 As 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
EVERY SAT: 1pm-8pm SCRUFFY: Scruffy CinePub SEC on ESPN 8'x14' super hi def surround sound 10pm SCRUFFY: THE NEVERHAWKS (Nash rock) http://theneverhawks.bandcamp.com/releases SANG SARAH (JC TN female fronted hard rock) http://www.reverbnation.com/sangsarah FAR FAR AWAY (Knox Stadium Indie Rock) https://www.facebook.com/farfarawayband/app_2405167945 SKYTOWN RIOT (Knox Epic Euro-rock) https://www.facebook.com/SkytownRiot/app_2405167945
3 Full Days of Music, Camping, and MUCH MORE! FULL ROSTER ANNOUNCED FEB. 28, 2014
SAT JUN 7: 8pm In the Speakeasy: Writers Block w Host Karen Reynolds: Van Eaton 10pm In Scruffy City Hall: $3,000 band Eat Band Finale! Far Far Away/ Marina Orchestra/ Crumbsnatchers/ The Theorizt/ Dixieghost 10pm in the Smokeasy: The Uptown Stomp
Sounds Like: The Smashing Pumpkins, Ours, Lovedrug, Built to Spill, The Cure
Bio: Five guys who teach music at the same shop decided to start a band. A year later we had two recordings and were playing live shows. We didn't formulate anything. We didn't talk about what we wanted to sound like. We just got in the same room and played.