Musicians playing great music, good cooking restaurants, local businesses and a community non-profit—these are the folks who are working together to make ARTCHO possible.

We're looking for partners for 2018! Interested? Contact us or become a sponsor.

Take a peek at the artist vendor profiles. Click here.



The Urchins

The Urchins make prickly instrumental surf rock between 3:30 and 5pm.

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Ryan Johnson

Our festival opener, you will love Ryan’s contemporary styled folk/Americana sounds while you shop and dine. he is on from 10-12 noon.



Farmer, Milor & roy

Come between 2 and 3:30 to hear two guitars and a harmonica wake us up. Music from the heart of America - blues, country, Americana.

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Tina Hashemi Jazz Quartet

Tina’s warm vocals will close out this year’s festival. She is accompanied by bass, drums, and keyboard. Come give a listen from 5-6pm.

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Full Plate

Full Plate is a 4 piece rock cover band playing carefully selected hits from the 60s to today. Formed in 2008, Full Plate plays clubs and private events throughout greater Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia.


Food & Beverages

Mexican Tacos by Maria and Ignacio

If you’ve been around C’Ville, you have seen the lines around the block at City Market. “Most authentic Mexican food in town!”


Catch The Chef

You won’t go hungry with affordable foods like hamburgers, fries, gourmet, sandwiches, salads , chicken, fish, breakfast food and so much more. Catch them on Facebook.


Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery

Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery is one of the east coast’s premier wine estates, and one of the oldest and largest wineries in Virginia. Founded in 1982 by Parisians Jean and Sylvian LeDucq, Prince Michel has grown to become a highly-awarded and innovative winery under the present owner Kristin Easter. One of very few female winery owners, Kristin’s philosophy is centered around hospitality and the pleasure of a great wine experience. Prince Michel’s approach is that “wines should be enjoyed; the best wine is the one you like.”


Three notch’d brewing company

On site at the Ix Art Park we will be serving two varieties of this local favorite. “Our brewery’s mission respects the inalienable rights of man, and we want to celebrate these with each and every one of our patrons. We encourage you to learn about our beers, our identities, and also yourselves while you take the trip down Three Notch’d Road and find how you will Leave Your Mark.” So like an artist. Visit their website.


Reason Beer


Reason Beer was founded by three lifelong friends returning home on a mission to create beers that exemplify balance, creativity, and flavor. They strive to make the world’s greatest craft beer, just for you. 



Common Ground Healing Arts is Charlottesville’s nonprofit community wellness center.

Common Ground offers yoga, massage, acupuncture and meditation on a pay-what-you-can scale at the Jefferson School City Center. Common Ground also offers their services at Westhaven Nursing Clinic, The Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Blue Ridge Juvenile Detention. In fall 2018 Common Ground will launch the first yoga teacher training at a Virginia prison.

In 2017 we partnered with International Neighbors, an organization helping refugees and immigrants in our community. 



T&N Printing

Since 1982, T&N Printing has been providing Charlottesville with top-quality printing and blackline services. They are locally owned and operated and Rainforest Alliance certified.


K.M. Connor

K.M. Connor is a Charlottesville native and graphic designer who mixes analog and digital techniques to create highly personalized visual identities and experiences.


Platt Financial

Platt Financial is a locally owned and operated financial planning and advisory service. They provide an unbiased approach to investment/retirement planning, estate, and medical and life insurance solutions. Platt Financial helps clients pursue their unique financial goals.


ALC Copies

ALC Copies is a family-run Charlottesville staple, providing printing, copying and finishing services for over 20 years. 



thank you to:

Roger & Jessica Voisinet and Marraccini Designs for their contributions. It goes directly to our Make & Take Tent for artist stipends and supplies to keep the workshops free for you.


Join us

If you would like to be a part of our annual event, even in some small way, please contact us to let us know how you would like your donation to be included. As a sponsor you will receive artsy perks and advertising for your company through our media and marketing materials.