Tag Archives: music
The founder of a local music center has been providing lessons to at-risk and low-income students for more than a decade. Students play on the drum line for the ongoing University of Florida Gators’ soccer home games.
A fiddle competition, banjo contest, and plenty of quintessential Florida food can be found at the 61st Florida Folk Festival this Memorial Day weekend.
The 34th annual Fifth Avenue Arts Festival kicks off in Gainesville Friday evening. The event will feature dancers, musicians and poetry.
Fest 11 came to a conclusion last weekend, and fans are still feeling the effects.
A duo of Shands’ Musicians in Residence kickoff Arts + Health Month with a concert Thursday night at the Thomas Center.
Country music artist Colt Ford, who is scheduled to perform at the Florida Theater of Gainesville tonight, with doors opening at 8 p.m., spoke to a group of about 20 UF telecommunications students about his experiences in the music business Thursday afternoon.
Another round of budget cuts is hitting the Marion County school district, and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, this one could have significant effects on the county’s art and music programs.
Doc Watson, the grammy award-winning guitarist who has influenced and been revered by virtually every great bluegrass flatpicker in the country has died. The 89-year-old musician, who was blind from age 1, had recently undergone abdominal surgery at a hospital in […]