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Hot Club de Ville Turning Back Clock

The local jazz troupe pays tribute to legendary Django Reinhardt and his gypsy-jazz style during this week’s Free Fridays Concert Series at Bo Diddley Plaza. When the…

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The Jam is Going Away, But Won’t Be Forgotten

The quirky little concert venue on West University Avenue is shutting its doors at the end of May, leaving local bands and music fans one less…

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DeWitt Weaves Tapestry of Good Music, Goodwill

The hard-working Gainesville musician pays tribute to Carole King and her classic 1971 album when the Free Fridays Concert Series returns to Bo Diddley Community…

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Gainesville’s Rock History Makes an Excellent Read

Marty Jourard lived, breathed and actively participated in Gainesville’s vibrant music scene in the 1960s and ’70s. Forty years later, he’s written about it. Marty…

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‘Carmina Burana’: Dance Alive’s Golden Moment

It’s a busy weekend for Dance Alive National Ballet as the Gainesville-based touring company stages a lavish production of Carmina Burana and celebrates its 50th season with a…

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Bradley Concert Just the Beginning of Changeville

Several downtown venues will participate in the music and comedy festival that is part of the annual frank gathering promoting social change. Tonight, with a…

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Bo Diddley Plaza Ready for Close-Up

After a year of construction, the City of Gainesville is ready to unveil a new look and feel to its main downtown gathering space. Improvements…

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SoMa Art Media Hub Turns 1 With Bash

To commemorate the anniversary, the Gainesville Arts Market and Gainesville Art Scene are hosting an expanded event that will include local musicians, artists, crafts, vendors, food…

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Hardback Café is Back for an Encore

Sixteen years after closing its doors next to the Hippodrome, the Hardback Café is up and operating again at a new address—and still aiming the spotlight…

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Charles Bradley Concert to Re-Open Bo Diddley Plaza

Closed since early this year for extensive renovations, the Bo Diddley Community Plaza re-opens Feb. 25 with a free concert featuring the Gainesville-born R&B singer. Charles…

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