Author Archives: Patrick Colden
In part one of our interview with Robert Stone, the author of “Sacred Steel,” WUFT FM’s Patrick Colden talked about the steel guitar first becoming popular in mainstream American POP culture. In part two of his interview, you can hear […]
The Steel Guitar is an instrument first made popular by Hawaiian music, and is also a familiar sound in country and western music. The steel guitar also has roots in a small number of African American churches throughout the US. […]
Thousands turned out today for the annual homecoming parade on University Avenue. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Patrick Colden talked to the crowd and even some people walking in the parade itself.
The Florida House District 22 seat held by House Speaker Larry Cretul from Ocala is up for grabs. Cretul is leaving because of term limits. 89.1 WUFT FM’s Patrick Colden reports on the two men vying for the seat, Democrat […]
As part of a ten year plan to end homelessness in Gainesville many local organizations provided services at the 12th annual “breakfast on the plaza.” 89.1 reporter Patrick Colden says the breakfast this morning was a complete success.
A quartet with original songs in various genres will perform tonight (September 24th) as part of the “Come Downtown Free Fridays concert series” at the Bo Diddley Plaza. 89.1 FM’s Patrick Colden caught up with band member Michelle Ott to […]
Hurricanes Karla, Igor and Julia show how September is a peak month in the Florida hurricane season. September 16th marked the anniversary of the 1928 hurricane which swept through Florida taking many lives and causing horrific damage. 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Patrick […]
It was a surprise, yet welcome announcement late Thursday afternoon (September oth) when Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center cancelled his plans to burn Qurans on September 11th. Jones stood before a mass of cameras and microphones […]
Shands Children’s Hospital at the University of Florida celebrated the opening of its new Pediatric Oncology Unit on Thursday. The NASCAR and V Foundations combined their efforts to donate $500,000 toward renovations. WUFT-FM’s Patrick Colden spoke with V Foundation CEO […]