Even a rainstorm couldn’t stop Dion Dia, a local music and creative collective, from bringing a refreshing twist to the nightlife scene: Silent Disco
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Colorado-based singer-songwriter Edie Carey will play at Heartwood Soundstage on Friday alongside Amanda Garrigues, who will be opening for Carey.
There are two types of seniors at UF, and you’re either one or the other.
Fans of the band Sublime can belt out the lyrics to their favorite songs Monday as famous Sublime-tribute band Badfish performs at High Dive.
The UF Women’s Student Association will host a self-care fair Friday on Plaza of the Americas to commemorate Women’s History Month. The fair focuses on the importance of taking time to take care of oneself and how self-love and acceptance can drastically improve both mental and physical health.
For an avid music fan, picking apart a song from Gainesville’s rising southern jam band, Whale Feral, is a delightfully unique experience. Listeners can press play on a song once, twice or a dozen times and still hear things that were unnoticed the first time around.
Despite having only opened a year ago, Heartwood Soundstage, Gainesville’s multi-stage live recording venue, has become a budding hotspot for musicians and concertgoers alike.
The hit NBC show “Parks and Recreation” gave us a lot of memorable gems like “treat yo self,” DJ Rumba and every single one of Ann Perkin’s nicknames but, most importantly, it gave us the most significant holiday of the year, Galentine’s Day.
VegFest, a celebration of a healthy, sustainable and compassionate lifestyle, will return due to high demand Saturday at Depot Park.
After seven consecutive years, Neon Liger’s exclusive dance parties reached icon status within the Gainesville community. They not only created a safe space for marginalized citizens but also a home for many up-and-coming DJs and electronic music fans.
Gainesville residents can expect a night filled with a fusion of Caribbean-inspired reggae-rock Thursday when popular Ocala band Propaganjah performs at the High Dive alongside Ellameno Beat and Burn Every Thing.
Legendary Los Angeles-based bluesman The Reverend Shawn Amos will be playing alongside local band The Shakedown this Sunday, using their music to transform High Dive into a 1960s Chicago blues club.
For the first time ever, First Magnitude Brewing Company’s popular 7.2K Springs Run, which raises money for springs protection Saturday, will be followed by Springs Fest, a fun day full of activities. After breaking a sweat for water preservation, Gainesville residents will be able to relax, enjoy some art, have a beer and listen to live music.
Fans should expect to bring their warmest ski jackets to High Dive on Friday, where Over Easy Creative will host a concert featuring dynamic electronic music acts MZG and FRQ NCY. With the help of event planners Eclectic Electric, High Dive will be transformed into a retro ski lodge based in the ’80s for the show. The event serves as an official precursor to Fractal Beach, a Miami music festival that will take place Feb. 2 to 4.
Atlanta-based electronic music duo ATLiens will be performing at Simons on Friday night for their Space Cult Tour, playing alongside opening acts FLTHYVBZ and Frostbyte. The show is being hosted by Lucid Nightlife, which has been committed to bringing high-quality electronic events to Gainesville.
Visionary CrossFit, the innovative local gym known for its unique blend of exercise and art, will host an Art Walk Exhibition this Friday, where Gainesville residents can also enjoy a drum and bass showcase by Prof Goat.
Fort Lauderdale based band The Heavy Pets will bring a taste of South Florida to the High Dive this Saturday, where they will play alongside local bands Supamoon and Whale Feral.
Electronic indie band Retrolux will release their highly anticipated second extended play titled “Optics,” and perform alongside special guests DVWEZ and King Complex at The Atlantic this Thursday.
The 68th annual student-run Florida Writers Festival will kick off this weekend. This year, festivalgoers can engage with notable writers Lydia Davis, Lawrence Joseph, Rachel Cusk and Paul Muldoon.
Life is too short to be a picky eater. By trying food from unfamiliar places, you gain a better understanding and appreciation for different customs around the world, leaving you more culturally aware, empathetic and satisfyingly full. Gainesville is a flavorful, diverse melting-pot composed of people from all over the world, and it’s only fitting to have our restaurants reflect that. All located within a 2-mile radius from UF, a variety of restaurants were handpicked where Gainesville residents can enjoy authentic worldly cuisine without having to trek far.