Tag Archives: music
The Gainesville Girls Rock Camp uses music to empower young girls and teens. Girls gain self-confidence throughout the program and learn to encourage each another.
The vinyl records market has been revived. Business at local record stores has followed an upward trend with the resurgence of a younger audience.
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.
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.
The third Annual Gainesville Record Fair took place Sudnay at The Wooly in Downtown Gainesville. The fair featured 20 sellers and 25 tables.
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.
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.
The 33rd Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists, musicians, food vendors and attendees to the streets of downtown Gainesville this weekend.
Local bar and music venue The Jam will close its doors this November after lease troubles and other plans for the area.
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 […]