WUFT Host Interviews

WUFT-FM’s hosts frequently interview musicians, authors, performers and other notable community members. This is where you can find each one.

WUFT Fanfares From Home Preview with Band Together’s Bob McPeek, Ken Block, Cathy DeWitt, & Rob Rothschild

WUFT's Fanfares From Home features several former Fanfares favorites performing like you’ve never seen before, including Billy Buchanan, Bears and Lions, the Savants of Soul, UF Health Arts in Medicine Musicians in Residence (Michael Claytor, Jason Hedges, Ricky Kendall, Sam Moss, and Cienna Wesley) Maestro Gary Langford from the Gainesville Community Band, and two unique videos produced this past May – one from the City of Gainesville called the Gainesville Sing-A-Long and Band Together.

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WUFT’s Glenn Richards Talks with Gainesville Punk ‘Whiz Kids,’ Debra Fetzer and Mike McCoy

WUFT Morning Edition host, Glenn Richards, recently spoke with two founding members of the Gainesville punk band, Piss Test: guitarist Mike McCoy and front-woman, Debra Fetzer. Fetzer is no stranger to the Gainesville music scene having been in numerous bands over the years including the legendary all-female punk band, Mutley …

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Archived Interview with Tom Petty Birthday Bash Organizer, Jason Hedges

Six months after Glenn Richards’ conversation with Jason Hedges about his band’s debut album, Jason (also frontman of the Petty tribute band, Heavy Petty) would be organizing a concert to celebrate the life and legacy of Gainesville’s Tom Petty, who passed away unexpectedly on October 2nd. Two years later, that original event – held over what would have been Petty’s 67th birthday – has grown into the Tom Petty Birthday Weekend featuring multiple events across the city including two music festivals.

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Fanfares 2019: An Interview With Bears and Lions

WUFT’s Morning Edition Host Glenn Richards sits down with, Bears and Lions, one of the acts participating at this year’s Fanfares and Fireworks. This is an extendeded version of the conversation that aired during WUFT’s Morning Edition on Wednesday, July 3rd…including an exclusive in-studio performance. Wednesday, July 3, 2019 | …

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