Last November, a bike equipped with an enormous elephant sculpture rode down the streets of Gainesville. Behind it, cyclists pulled a small stage with the local band Flat Land.
When it comes to hip-hop and its evolution, Soulja Boy is arguably one of the most influential artists of all time; he was one of the first artists to succeed in the internet age. Using MySpace during its prime, Soulja Boy showed how it’s possible to use social media to get your music heard.
In today’s world, many music lovers download their music or listen to it through streaming services. But even in a digitalized age, nothing beats the nostalgic feeling of flipping through records by beloved bands alongside 500 other music fans.
Fresh off of this summer’s Vans Warped Tour, alternative punk rock/reggae band Ballyhoo! will make a stop in Gainesville on Friday night to play at High Dive.
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