Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Where: Downtown Mall
Tom Tom Founders Festival is week of music, art, and innovation in Charlottesville, VA, April 13-19. The Festival combines real opportunities to launch ventures with ideas, art installations, bands, and parties in one of America’s most beautiful and historic small cities. This year, Tom Tom will feature dozens of events across Charlottesville’s pedestrian mall. Anchored by the daylong Tom Tom Founders Summit headlined by Reddit, the Container Store, Maker Faire, Lockn' Music Festival, and Chromat, the Festival will also include five free block parties, a farm-to-table restaurant week, three free pitch competitions, a mural series, and a Mid-Atlantic art fair.
Farm to Table Restaurant Week: Explore local farms, breweries, and vineyards with Cville’s favorite chefs during Tom Tom’s Second Annual Farm To Table Restaurant Week, April 13 – 19.
Songwrite Competition: A multi-genre competition that celebrates the art of songwriting, with a panel of industry expert judges and a crowdfunded and crowdchosen cash prize.
Lena Fayre: Fresh off of SXSW, check out one of Rolling Stone’s “Artists You Need to Know” after the Songwriter Night.