SpazzFest explodes with entrepreneurial gusto!

March 10, 2015

SPAZZ FEST VI Explodes with Entrepreneurial Gusto

GREENVILLE, NC –Spazz Fest VI continues the tradition of a multi-day and multi-venue festival dedicated to celebrating the entrepreneurial and creative arts community, and Greenville’s established and growing music. This year the four-day event will be Thursday, March 19th through Saturday, March 21nd.

Spazz Fest evolved from a now-closed art gallery called The Spazzatorium, and in previous years was held in the abandoned tobacco warehouses of Greenville’s industrial district and attracts hundreds of artists, musicians, writers, and attendees from around North Carolina and beyond.

Now in its sixth year, Spazz Fest is collaborating with Uptown Greenville, the City of Greenville’s downtown economic development leader, to provide new festival additions showcasing Greenville’s entrepreneurial spirit. With a backdrop of live music and art from local and nationally known artists, entrepreneurs and eager start-ups will engage and share their knowledge, passion, and ideas about business, IT, and the arts. New festival additions include:


‘Trep Talk, March 19th, 5pm – 6pm

 Crossbones Tavern with Guest Speaker:

Paul Phillbon, owner and craft brew master of Duck Rabbit Craft Beer


Shark Tank @ SpazzFest,  March19th, 6pm – 9pm

Crossbones Tavern

Pitch your business idea for up to $4,000 in cash prizes

Register to pitch your ideas:


Hack-a-Thon, March 21, 10am – 10pm, eAudit

Develop a mobile app with some of the area’s best coders!

Register at:


This unique blend of culture and community, along with economic ideas and innovation is sure to lead to increased entrepreneurship activity and endless possibilities for Greenville.

Golden Tickets to Spazz Fest V are available for purchase ,at, as well as The @ Limelight @ Tipsy Teapot and East Coast Music and Video in Greenville. For $50 these tickets include: entrance to all shows every day/night of Spazz Fest, admittance to the Opening Day Barbeque, access to VIP after-party perks, free Sunday morning Endurance Brunch at The Tipsy Teapot.

Spazz Fest operates as a not-for-profit festival directly benefits the performing artists, with additional proceeds being donated to independently owned small businesses and local organizations in Eastern North Carolina.

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