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Fireworks, Free Concert to Help Ring in 2019

Downtown Gainesville will be the place to be on Monday for New Year’s Eve celebrations, beginning with a fireworks and followed by lots of partying.

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Book Provides Snapshots of ’90s-Era Music Scene

A reunion of the band Subrosa highlights a busy Friday evening at High Dive that begins with the launch of Bill Bryson’s photo book, “All…

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Happy Birthday to You: Tom Petty Park’s for Real

The late music legend’s hometown of Gainesville dedicated his boyhood neighborhood park in his honor during a ceremony on what would have been his 68th…

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Tom Petty’s Biggest Fans Converge on Gainesville

As music fans arrive in town, Petty’s former Mudcrutch bandmate Tom Leadon reflects on his teenage years growing up with the future Rock & Roll…

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Tom Petty’s Hometown Salutes Its Late Rock Star

Die-hard music fans from around the U.S. are converging on Gainesville this weekend to celebrate the birthday of the rock and roll legend, who would’ve…

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Raelyn Nelson Follows In Papa Willie’s Footsteps

Willie Nelson’s granddaughter is performing with her band on Thursday night at High Dive, but her style of music is more rock and roll than…

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Free Fridays Concert Pays Tribute to Fallen Stars

The 25-week concert series begins its new season this week with Mike Boulware and his bands, The Mudpies and All My Friends, looking back at…

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Poster Artist Tells Story of Gainesville’s Early Days

The 49th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival takes place this weekend along historic Northeast 1st Street. Local artist Mike Segal captures some of…

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Changeville Ready to Crank It Up Another Notch

Gainesville’s third annual Music and Arts Festival for Social Change will feature comedy, film, panels, poetry, virtual reality and a variety of music, culminating with Benjamin…

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Less Than Jake Marks 25 Years of Making Music

Fresh off their latest European tour, the ska punk band returns home to Gainesville to host its 6th annual Wake N Bake Weekend at High…

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