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Fanfares 2019: An Interview With Chelsea Carnes of Wax Wings and Billy Buchanan

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WUFT’s Morning Edition Host Glenn Richards talks with, Chelsea Carnes of Wax Wings and Billy Buchanan, two of the acts participating in this year’s Fanfare and Fireworks. This is an extended version of the conversation that aired on WUFT’s Morning Edition on Wednesday, July 3rd.

Fanfares and Fireworks

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | 6 to 10 p.m.
University of Florida Bandshell at Flavet Field
Gainesville

Keep up with the action on social media using the hashtag #Fanfares19

Enjoy an evening of live music and spectacular fireworks presented by WUFT-TV, WUFT-FM and WUFT Classic.

Special thanks to title sponsor VyStar Credit Union.

Additional support from the City of Gainesville and Gatorland Toyota and GRU.

WUFT-FM Morning Edition host Glenn Richards will serve as emcee for the event.

Musical groups include:

The fireworks by Skylighters of Florida will begin at approximately 9:40 p.m.

During the event, LifeSouth Blood Center will conduct a blood drive and water and Pepsi products will available for purchase.

The following food trucks will be on site: PDQ, Twisted Okie, Loagies, Hyppo Ice Pops and Cilantro Tacos.

For safety reasons, no dogs, sparklers, drones or alcohol are allowed at the event. Coolers are allowed, but may be subject to search by the University of Florida Police Department.

#Fanfares19 on social media

LOCATION:

Flavet Field at the University of Florida, 605 Woodlawn Drive, Gainesville.

Title Sponsor:

VyStar Credit Union

Additional support from:

Gainesville 150 Anniversary GRU

About Glenn Richards

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.

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