Tag Archives: The Fest

Bo Diddley Plaza Renovations Bring In New Era

By on February 25th, 2015 | Last updated: February 25, 2015 at 7:24 pm

Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville is closing Sunday for renovations. The renovations are expected to last one year and will include additions to the performance area, a new café, an informational kiosk and relocating an existing bus stop.

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Pictures: FEST 13

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Independent music festival FEST celebrated its 13th year this weekend in downtown Gainesville.

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Fest Expands Into Bo Diddley Plaza After Ordinance Changes

By on October 28th, 2014 | Last updated: October 29, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Punk music festival Fest will have bands perform for the first time at Bo Diddley Community Plaza Halloween weekend. The use of the venue comes with ordinance changes Fest organizers have been waiting three years for.

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The Fest, Gainesville’s Punk Rock Festival, Expands to Four Days

By on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:38 pm

People from all over the world will be flocking to Gainesville’s downtown this weekend for the annual rock music festival.

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Punk rock fans leave Gainesville with fond memories and strong sickness after The Fest

By on November 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: November 2, 2012 at 5:27 pm

Fest 11 came to a conclusion last weekend, and fans are still feeling the effects.

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