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Talk About Rock and Roll Heaven: ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ Tops Chart

The Hippodrome Theatre presents a high-octane production about four iconic musicians and one history-making jam session for the ages.

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Free Fridays Concert Series Begins with a Tribute to Music Pioneers

This year’s lineup of concerts at Bo Diddley Plaza spans six months and includes everything from jazz and blues to reggae and rock and roll.

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Downtown Concert to Celebrate Gainesville’s Many Music Legends

The Bayjacks, led by Gainesville native Tom Leadon, headline the April 13 concert at Bo Diddley Plaza that will honor nine local Hall of Famers.

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New Exhibit at the Cade Museum Salutes Best of Cuban Ingenuity

“The Artistry of the Everyday Inventor” is one of the highlights of Bulla Cubana, a celebration of Cuban art and culture beginning this weekend.

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Changeville Again Proves It’s More Than Just a Music Festival

Social change is at the forefront of the two-day event, which takes place Thursday and Friday at a number of venues throughout downtown Gainesville.

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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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