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Gainesville Community Reacts To The Loss Of A King

By on May 15th, 2015 | Last updated: May 15, 2015 at 6:01 pm

Blues legend B.B. King died at the age of 89 on Thursday. King has performed at the Cotton Club and the Phillips Center in Gainesville.

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Gainesville Locals Win $15,000 To Start Music Education Program

By on April 21st, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 6:14 pm

Local bands Flat Land and Bells and Robes and event company Phairground won $15,000 for music projects at the One Spark festival in Jacksonville. The group founded Future Music Makers Youth Enrichment Program, a project aimed at creating music programs in local schools.

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Gainesville Record Fair Brings Joy To Vinyl Enthusiasts

By on March 16th, 2015 | Last updated: March 16, 2015 at 12:52 pm

The third Annual Gainesville Record Fair took place Sudnay at The Wooly in Downtown Gainesville. The fair featured 20 sellers and 25 tables.

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Traveling Exhibit Remembers Florida Blues History

By on February 17th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 1:25 pm

Blues music has taken over Gainesville in the form of an exhibit at the Matheson History Museum. “Florida’s Got the Blues” runs through April 30 and showcases the history of blues music in North Central Florida.

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Record Label Expands As Owners Share Company

By on January 30th, 2015 | Last updated: January 30, 2015 at 12:15 pm

A local record label got its start relying on a bus that uses vegetable oil for fuel. Elestial Sound is now expanding into a warehouse in Waldo.

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Pictures: Thousands Attend 33rd Gainesville Downtown Festival And Art Show

By on November 10th, 2014 | Last updated: November 10, 2014 at 12:08 pm

The 33rd Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists, musicians, food vendors and attendees to the streets of downtown Gainesville this weekend.

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Gainesville’s Jam Set to Close

By on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 6:34 pm

Local bar and music venue The Jam will close its doors this November after lease troubles and other plans for the area.

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Local Singer Competes on “American Idol”

By on February 4th, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 8:54 am

Lauren Ogburn has been perfecting her autograph since she was 15. She’ll be able to put it to use soon though — because she’s going to Hollywood. Ogburn, 19, from Lake City, auditioned for season 13 of “American Idol” on […]

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UF’s Century Tower Carillon, University Auditorium Organ Share Tradition, History

By on November 29th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:10 pm

Two University of Florida landmarks, UF Century Tower and University Auditorium, house UF’s most famous and influential instruments. Both share a long tradition and deep history.

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String Cheese Incident Hosting Halloween Festival At Suwannee Music Park

By on October 30th, 2013 | Last updated: October 30, 2013 at 4:20 pm

The Spirit of Suwannee Music Park will have a halloween-themed music festival from Thursday to Saturday. “Hulaween” is hosted by the band String Cheese Incident and is expected to bring many tourists to Suwannee County and nearby Live Oak.

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