Veteran blues guitarist Walter Parks who built and international career as the lead guitarist for Woodstock legend Richie Havens is bringing his unique style to Melrose tonight. Parks, who’s also the leader of the southern swamp blues group Swamp Cabbage will peform at the Shake Rag Art and Culture Center at 8:00 along with well-known Florida guitarist Sam Pacetti. Parks talked with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend in our studio this afternoon. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPWalterParksQAdgt06152012.mp3]
From humble beginnings as two rooms in Bob McPeek's house, to recording local and regional artists who went national (Sister Hazel, Less Than Jake, For Squirrels, Creed), 40 years of Gainesville's Mirror Image Studio will be celebrated Saturday night at Heartwood Soundstage (formerly Mirror Image).