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Spazz Fest VIII · March 23–26, 2017 · Greenville, North Carolina

SPAZZ FEST VIII continues the annual tradition of a multi-day, multi-venue event honoring the integrity of Greenville's live music scene. Now in its eighth year, Spazz Fest is excited to partner with Uptown Greenville, the city's uptown development engine, to layer existing events with new ones designed to showcase our region's entrepreneurial spirit.


See schedule for specific times.

Raleigh, NC

Greenville, NC

American Evil
Corpus Christi, TX

Baby & Shylow
Philadelphia, PA

The Bastards of Fate
Roanoke, VA

Billy Smith (of The Still Shakers)
Greenville, NC

Bitter, Inc.
Rocky Mount, NC

Blue Frequency
Raleigh, NC

Bryce Eiman
Pittsboro, NC

Raleigh, NC

Charlotte, NC

New Haven, CT

Cornelius F. Van Stafrin III
Greenville, NC

Cousin boneless
Pittsburgh, PA

Cranes Are Flying
Philadelphia, PA

DarlingFascist Bullyboys
Greenville, NC

David Dondero
Portland, OR

Dendera Bloodbath
Atlanta, GA

The Dick Richards
New Bern, NC

Eddie Sids
Philadelphia, PA

Electric Bird Noise
Myrtle Beach, SC

The Emotron
Charlotte, NC

Evan Taylor Jones Band
Orlando, FL

First Marriage
Greenville, NC

Foiler (Reunion)
Rocky Mount, NC

Philadelphia, PA

The Groceries
Greenville, NC

Hank & Cupcakes
Atlanta, GA

Hank & pattie
Raleigh, NC

Heat Death
Baltimore, MD

The Hills & The Rivers
Pittsburgh, PA

Holden McOwen
Manteo, NC

Horse Lords
Baltimore, MD

Philadelphia, PA

Durham, NC

Jenny Besetzt
Raleigh + Chapel Hill, NC

Jim Capps
Greenville, NC

Charlotte, NC

Katrina Jo
Springfield, Ohio

Philadelphia, PA

Boone, NC

Lobo Marino
Richmond, VA

Lonnie Walker
Raleigh, NC

Magician's Hand Practice
Raleigh, NC

Man Rabbit
Greenville, NC

Matt Phillips & The Back Pocket
Carborro, NC

Matthew Silver

Mike Defendant

Monologue Bombs
Raleigh, NC

The Mumz
Outer Banks, NC

Naked Naps
Raleigh, NC

Chicago, IL

No Brainer
Charlotte, NC

Nu Clear Twins
Greenville, NC

Oak City Slums
Raleigh, NC

Philadelphia, PA

On the Water
Philadelphia, PA

The Out of Limits
Greenville, NC

Concord, NC

Paralyzed in Paradise
Greenville, NC

Phoenix Auto Group
Fredericksburg, VA

Pitty Bates
Greenville, NC

Prince Daddy & The Hyena
Albany, NY

Proxevita (MAMA)
Winston-Salem, NC

Psylo Joe
Greenville, NC

P.T. Burnem
Richmond, VA

RaNT KisSy
Charleston, SC

Safe Word
Rocky Mount, NC

Shifter Drifter
Myrtle Beach, SC

Some Kind of Nightmare
San Diego, CA

Raleigh, NC

Wilmington, NC

Raleigh, NC

Super Cobra Jet
Greenville, NC

Tender Mercy
Louisville, KY

Tennis Rodman
Durham, NC

This Saxophone Kills Fascists
Olympia, WA

Tomato Dodgers
College Park, MD

Ty Lake
Triangle, NC

Greenville, NC

The Waking Life
Wilmington, NC

William Seymour
Greenville, NC

Greenville, NC

Youth League
Wilmington, NC

Zack Mexico
Outer Banks, NC

More artists TBA!


Individual event prices listed below. Entry to all events included with a Golden Ticket!
Printable schedule available here!


Wed · March 22

@ Trollingwood Brewery
7pm—11pm • FREE!
Official Pre-Party! Featuring Horse Lords and Talons!

Day I

Thurs · March 23

Guitar-b-cue Kick-off @ Trollingwood Brewery
4pm—7pm • $5 (Includes food!)
Official kick-off party, complete with a big cooker and BBQ pitmaster. Featuring music from On the Water, Nu Clear Twins, and The Dick Richards!

@ Crave Restaurant & Bar
6pm—9:15pm • $6
Featuring Acirema, Witchwells, American Evil, and Paralyzed in Paradise!

@ Fire American Tavern
7pm—2am • $10
Featuring Hank & Cupcakes, The Out of Limits, Baby & Shylow, Janxx, Super Cobra Jet, Cranes Are Flying, and The Groceries!

@ Crossbones Tavern
10pm—2am • $6
Featuring Psylo Joe, Tomato Dodgers, and William Seymour!

Day II

Fri · March 24

Spazz Lit IV @ Greenville Museum of Art
11am—2pm • FREE!
Fourth annual literary event showcasing emerging writers reading original poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and more!

Singer-Songwriter Round-Robin @ Jarvis Street Bottle Shop
3pm—6pm • FREE!
A Spazz Fest tradition! Featuring Jessy Esterline, Richard Benjamin, Rebekah Marie, Briana Brown, Ray Wolve Luna, Ben Griffith, Katelyn June, and more! Special guest participants Fletcher VanVliet of On the Water & Aleksander Martray of Grandchildren!

@ Crave Restaurant & Bar
6pm—10pm • $6
Featuring Jenny Besetzt, Grandchildren, Naked Naps, and Magician's Hand Practice!

Cosmic Spazz IV @ Trollingwood Brewery
6pm—12am • Donations Encouraged!
Experimental, noise, and fringe acts! Featuring CANN”D, Heat Death, Phoenix Auto Group, Bryce Eiman, Dendera Bloodbath, Proxevita (MAMA), Joules, SumbGlitch, Talons, RaNT KisSy, Bitter Inc., Jim Capps, The Waking Life, Shifter Drifter, Electric Bird Noise, subterrene, Cornelius F. Van Stafrin III, Pitty Bates, Reunion, Torch Americans, Ty Lake, and Spookstina!

Jazz Jam @ Fire American Tavern
8pm—2am • $5
The Jazz Jam is led by ECU jazz studies students. 5-15 players will perform throughout the night. Featuring special sets by Eddie Sids and David Dondero!

@ Crossbones Tavern
10pm—2am • $6
In conjunction with InFinnity Promotions, featuring Zack Mexico, Lonnie Walker, and The Mumz!


Sat · March 25

Comic Book Show @ Greenville Masonic Temple
9am—5pm • FREE!
It's The Nostalgia Newsstand's Greenvile Comic Book Convention and Show, featuring all the comics you can imagine, all the toys you can stand and all the art you can see! Featuring comic book artists Chris Kemple, Matt Wieringo, Kevin Spain, and Brian Wingrove!

Pitch Competition @ The Willis Building
3pm—6pm • FREE!
The SpazzFest Pitch Competition provides an open venue to pitch your business idea for prizes, practice delivering your pitch, and to learn and network from other early stage entrepreneurs. Click the above link to register your pitch (Deadline: March 22)!

Acoustic Patio Party @ Christy's Euro Pub
3pm—6pm • FREE!
Featuring The Mumz, Billy Smith (of The Still Shakers), Matt Phillips, The Hills and the Rivers, and Cousin Boneless!

Day Rager @ Trollingwood Brewery
2pm—7pm • $5
Featuring Kississippi, Ne-Hi, Impressionist, Blue Frequency, and The Monologue Bombs!

@ Crave Restaurant & Bar
6:30pm—10pm • $7
Featuring Foiler (Reunion Show), Prince Daddy & The Hyena, Youth League, and First Marriage!

Matthew Silver @ Trollingwood Brewery
7pm—9pm • $5
Featuring viral star and performance artist Matthew Silver, This Saxophone Kills Fascists, and The Love Dimension!

@ Trollingwood Brewery
9pm—2am • $8
Tymellord and Friends + Rap Round-Robin! Featuring Tymellord, Oak City Slums, Tennis Rodman, LAVIER, Man Rabbit, and more acts TBA! Live Visuals by Jacob Burke from The UNDRGRND. Rap Round-Robin featuring Richard Benjamin Faulkner, Man Rabbit, P.T. Burnem, Holden McOwen, and Tymellord!

Night Rager @ Christy's Europub
10pm—1am • FREE!
Featuring The Hills & The Rivers, Cousin Boneless, and Ceschi!

@ Crossbones Tavern
10pm—2am • $6
Featuring Matt Phillips & the Back Pocket, Evan Taylor Jones Band, and OhBree!

Day IV

Sun · March 26

Vinyl Record Show @ Greenville Masonic Temple
10am—5pm • FREE!
There will be 1000's of records to choose from covering all different decades and genres. We will also have some tables featuring CDs and other musical memorabilia.

Love Medicine Meditation @ Greenville Town Commons
3pm—6pm • FREE!
An Into the Wild: Yoga movement meditation and sound experience lead by Yoga Instructor and Movement Therapy Artist, Kristen O'Keefe. Featuring the sounds of Lobo Marino and Tymellord! No yoga experience necessary.

Punk Rock Matinée @ Players Retreat
4pm—11pm • $5
Includes a BBQ/potluck and outside acoustic acts Mike Defendant, BUT YOU CAN CALL ME JOHN, and Katrina Jo! Featuring punk rock acts Some Kind of Nightmare, 49/Short, DarlingFascist Bullyboys, and Safe Word!

Finale @ Christy's Euro Pub
7pm—11pm • FREE!
Featuring Paleface, Lobo Marino, Hank & Pattie, and WolfRabbit!


Want to sponsor Spazz Fest next year? Take a look at our Sponsorship Packages.


A Golden Ticket (4-Day Pass) will give you access to all shows, events, after-parties, drink specials, and more for the entire duration of SPAZZ FEST VIII! Available now through Eventbrite or connect with us to get one in-person.

Tickets to individual events may be purchased at the door. Prices listed in the schedule above. Get to events early to avoid waiting outside!


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