Jazz & World

Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire at the Big Ears Festival. (credit: Billie Wheeler)

Jazz gets expansive at Big Ears Festival

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Big Ears Festival March 24-27, 2022 Selected highlights from the festival, multiple venues Knoxville, TN Jon Ross | 1 APR 2022 In a small performance space tucked away from the college bars of Old City Knoxville, Kris […]

Front entrance to the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts at twilight. (credit: Mark Teague)

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts celebrates 20 Years with 2022-23 season

EarRelevant Staff | 21 MAR 2022 The Schwartz Center for Performing Arts at Emory University announced its 2022-23 season this past Friday. The new season marks the 20th anniversary of performances at Schwartz Center. In celebration, the season features […]

American composer, saxophonist and producer John Zorn is one of the featured artists at the 2022 Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee next week.

Big Ears Festival promises big acts beyond the mainstream

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Big Ears Festival March 24-27, 2022 Multiple venues Knoxville, TN Jon Ross | 17 MAR 2022 The Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee, is one of those not-so-hidden musical gems. Starting in 2009, Big Ears organizers have […]

Branford Marsalis Quartet (credit: Eric Ryan Anderson)

An Evening with Branford Marsalis at Emory: Hot Damn!

CONCERT REVIEW: Branford Marsalis Quartet February 18, 2022 Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Hall Branford Marsalis, saxophone; Joey Calderazzo, piano; Eric Revis, bass; Justin Faulkner, drums Malik Roberts | 22 FEB 2022 This past Friday dusked almost unbearably […]

The interior of spivey Hall.

Spivey Hall introduces new director, announces 2022-23 season

EarRelevant Staff | 16 FEB 2022 Morrow, GA— This past Friday afternoon, Spivey Hall introduced its new Executive & Artistic Director, Katherine (Katie) Lehman, to a gathering of invited patrons and media, then revealed the programming for its 2022-2023 […]