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Harmony Reigns As The Currys Perform Live On WUFT-FM

WUFT's Dana Hill directs the recording session
WUFT's Dana Hill directs the recording session

Florida's 89.1 WUFT-FM Morning Edition host, Glenn Richards, welcomes Florida-grown acoustic folk trio, The Currys to the WUFT Performance Studio for a live set and conversation along with Dr. Elizabeth DeVos, Director of UF Global Health Education Program for the UF College of Medicine.

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 is the 2nd Annual UF Global Health Education Mission Trips Fundraiser with The Currys, Gainesville singer-songwriter Matthew Fowler, and hip-hop artist, Klutch at Heartwood Soundstage in Gainesville (619 S. Main St.). First and second year UF medical students are raising money to provide Medical Supplies, Medication, a Free Clinic, Health Screenings, and Health Education to under-served communities during their spring break trips to Ecuador, Nicaragua, Haiti, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. The UF Global Health Education program enables medical students the opportunity for unique cultural and comparative medicine experiences while serving underdeveloped and under-served communities in need of basic health care.

The main event is from 8:00 to 10:00 PM, preceded by a special V.I.P. acoustic performance by The Currys with a Meet & Greet/Q&A Session from 7:00 to 8:00 PM.

Special thanks to Dana Hill for his production expertise! Photos by: Christine M. DeBastiani, Program Coordinator for the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, UF College of Medicine.


Glenn Richards is Operations Coordinator and local host for Morning Edition on WUFT-FM. His background includes 30+ years of radio in South Florida as an air personality, promotion director, and morning show producer (WSHE, WZTA, & WFLC). His previous education includes a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Miami where he was also general manager of WVUM-FM. Upon his arrival in Gainesville in 2006 to pursue a telecommunication master’s degree at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, he worked as an air personality at WRUF-FM (both Rock104 and Country 103.7 The Gator). One of Glenn’s passions is local music. Since 1990, he has produced and hosted local music programs in both South Florida and Gainesville, playing demos and independent releases from unsigned artists, many of whom went on to national prominence including: Marilyn Manson, Sister Hazel, For Squirrels, Matchbox 20, Saigon Kick, Mary Karlzen, Nil Lara, Hundred Waters, and more.