WUFT-FM Morning Edition host Glenn Richards speaks with Bill Bryson and Rick Stepp, two of the producers of Gainesville’s new live music TV series, Cypress Sessions: Music From the Soul of Florida. The series will air on Florida’s 5, WUFT-TV, Thursday nights at 10:00 from April 13th through May 25th featuring seven Florida artists performing intimate concerts filmed at the Squitieri Studio Theater at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Florida. The concerts are interspersed with artist interviews shot at locations around the state that reveal some of the nuances behind their personalities, their music, and their connections to Florida. The Squitieri Studio stage set was designed by Florida artists Evan Galbika and Senta Achee.
Get a free sneak preview Thursday night (April 13) at 7 p.m. at Heartwood Soundstage in downtown Gainesville (619 S. Main Street), next the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre and Akira Wood.
Find out more here.
All photos by Charlotte Kesl Photography: