The Gatorbone Band to perform on Sandhill Stage at the Prairie Creek Lodge
Robert Alan / free-lance photographer
Gatorbone Band (Members from left to right Jason Thomas, Lis Williamson, Lon Williamson and Gabe Valla)
This Sunday afternoon the Gatorbone Band takes to the Sandhill Stage at the Prairie Creek Lodge on County Road 234. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with singer songwriter Lis Williamson from Keystone Heights about the band’s latest song inspirations…including the effects of Florida’s drought on North Central Florida lakes.
Sunday’s concert gets underway at 4 p.m. and benefits the Alachua Conservation Trust and Conservation Burial Inc.
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