tom tom founders festival

Flash dancers
Published on Apr 12th, 2013
0 comments If dancers seem to be spontaneously making the Downtown Mall their stage on April 12, odds are good that it was part of the Tom Tom Founders Festival. Veronica Hart and Katie Schetlick danced outside...
Likely to inspire: Bob Pianta innovates teacher quality
Published on Apr 4th, 2013
2 comments Bob Pianta isn't afraid to say he has no idea what the classroom of the future will look like. Coming from the dean of UVA's Curry School of Education and a nationally-lauded builder of better...
Published on May 14th, 2012
1 comments The Elby Brass Rock-Marching Band performs at the Closing Day Gala of the Tom Tom Founders Fest.~Commentator Bill Emory puts up a new photo nearly every day at
Those Darlins at the Haven
Published on May 12th, 2012
0 comments Those Darlins helped open the big final weekend of the Tom Tom Founders Festival by performing May 11 at the Haven, the downtown church turned day shelter for down-on-their-luck folks.
Mr. Tom Tom: Beyer sees bands and innovation together
Published on Apr 26th, 2012
19 comments As far as music festivals go, certain regions of the country have it covered: Chicago has Lollapalooza, Tennessee has Bonnaroo, and Austin has South-by-Southwest. What more do we need? According to...
Tom Tom Founders Festival
Published on Apr 18th, 2012
13 comments Beer, music, food, people, perfect weather, and a bear-in-progress (by sculptor Ed Miller), as the Festival kicked off on Friday, April 13 with a block party at the McGuffey Art Center.~Commentator...
Tom Tom takes McGuffey
Published on Apr 14th, 2012
0 comments The downtown block party to kick off a month's worth of events for the inaugural Tom Tom Founders Festival took place as planned April 13 with a blocked-off Second Street NW in front of the McGuffey...
Tom Tom beat: McGuffey block party kicks off month-long fest
Published on Apr 10th, 2012
1 comments Paul Beyer's ambitious vision for Charlottesville's own South by Southwest– the Tom Tom Founders Festival– debuts April 13, a kick-off to 30 days of music, art, and innovation on Thomas...
New fest: SXSW inspires TTFF
Published on Feb 17th, 2012
13 comments Last year, Paul Beyer ran for City Council. This year, he's starting a music/art festival modeled on Austin's South by Southwest. With film, book and photo festivals already well-established, it's...