After nearly two years of business, an extensive remodel in June of this year and countless nights of electronic performances, Realm nightclub will close this weekend after gaining new ownership.
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Over Easy Creative and Swamp Records want you to say goodbye to the Fall semester through a night of live music, art, food and community.
You don’t have to be Ben Stiller to spend a night at the museum.
A local club owner is bringing the energy and scare factor of Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights two hours north to Gainesville — with a musical spin.
Soulfest, a multicultural talent showcase held in the Curtis M. Phillips Center, kicked off the 2017 UF Homecoming week Sunday night. The showcase presented a variety of acts including music, dance, spoken word and more. The winners of 2017 Soulfest will perform at Gator Growl, UF’s annual Homecoming pep rally and concert.
So you don’t scare easy, right?
Thirty-six years ago, on Sept. 4 at exactly 10 a.m., the ethereal goddess and intersectional feminist known as Beyoncé Giselle Knowles graced humanity with her presence, and we’re still celebrating Her Holiness to this very day.
Lucid Nightlife, an electronic music events company based in Gainesville, is hosting its third edition of their Back To School Bash concert Thursday at Simon’s Nightclub, located at 8 S. Main St. The biannual event is held during the first week of each semester, and has been consistently growing since its inception in August 2016.
This weekend, The Atlantic Nightspot, located at 15 N. Main St., will host The Top and The Atlantic Anniversary Blowout to celebrate their 17th and 13th anniversaries, respectively.
High Dive will host four Florida-based rock bands tonight. The bands scheduled to perform are flipturn, from Fernandina Beach; Brightside, based out of Tallahassee; Colours, from Sarasota; and Gainesville’s own Arrows in Action.
Eazybaked, an experimental, bass-heavy producer duo from Clermont, Florida, is set to perform yet another show in Gainesville this week.
On Friday, the space above the Florida Theater will be almost unrecognizable to fans of electronic music who frequented the former Gallery Ultralounge since opening in January 2016. The club, which received a significant face-lift since classes ended in Spring, is now called Realm.
Home to two universities, a vibrant downtown area, the Florida High School Athletic Association and several ethnic hubs, Gainesville is often overlooked on a national scale as an epicenter for music. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Bernie Leadon of the Eagles are among the city’s most famous progeny, but in 2017, thanks in part to companies like Lucid Nightlife, electronic dance music is putting Gainesville on the map.
Last weekend, III Points music festival kicked off a three-day celebration of music, art and technology in Miami. The festival’s lineup not only featured many nationally and internationally acclaimed acts, but it also presented festival-goers with plenty of homegrown Miami artists.
When it comes to Bill Burr’s stand-up routine, nothing is off limits.
Fall is officially upon us in Gainesville. Although that doesn’t mean much in terms of changes in weather, it does mean that one of the largest drinking festivals in the world is here: Oktoberfest. We may be far from Munich, but there’s plenty of places in Gainesville that are throwing their own celebrations for this weeks-long holiday. If you’re looking for something to do in the coming weekends to celebrate, check out these three spots that are throwing their own Oktoberfest events.