University of Florida Student Government Productions is hosting Dierks Bentley at the O’Connell Center for a concert tonight. SGP paired up with Shands Hospital for Children to get backstage passes for Ava Mason and her family. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s, Meredith Chipman, spoke with Ava, and her mom, Jennifer, about her health struggles and her anticipation about meeting Dierks Bentley.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/AvaQAfinal.mp3]
Opened in 1994 as a CD and DVD store on West University Avenue, the store has changed locations and ownership. The independent business has not only evolved into the premier record store in Gainesville, but also a hub for music culture downtown.