The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs and 352Arts celebrates Black History Month with a double bill concert at Bo Diddley Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. The concert features the bands Dr. Neu & BluJaFunk, featuring renowned trumpeter Longineu Parsons, plus Billy Buchanan & his Rock ‘n Soul Revue.Billy Buchanan stopped by the 89.1 WUFT-FM studios to chat with WUFT-FM’s All Things Considered host, Dana Hill, about the concert and how developing an early love for classic soul and R&B inspired him to pursue a career as a musician.
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Actor, Author, and Activist: Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age in Gainesville
I sort of think the fact that we worship at the alter of youth as a culture is wrong and kind of sort of denies us some of the pleasures and good qualities about growing older and I try to celebrate them. So that’s really my message. It’s sort of just, not to listen to the people who tell you to act your age because what does that actually mean?