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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
7/19/2017

The Bridget Kelly Band is playing at the “Free Fridays” Concert Series at the Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville Friday, July 28.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
7/12/2017

The band Wax Wings will play at the “Free Fridays” Concert Series at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville Friday, July 21.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
7/5/2017

The Delta Troubadours are playing at the “Free Fridays” Concert Series at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville Friday, July 14.

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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/28/2017

The High Nooners are playing at the “Free Fridays” All-American Song Fest Friday, July 7 at Bo Diddley Plaza. For the past 10 years, “Free Fridays” has hosted the All-American Song Fest on the first Friday in July to commemorate America’s independence with a celebration of American Music.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/21/2017

Closing out the celebration of June as national African-American Music Appreciation Month, “Free Fridays” hosts popular reggae band, De Lions of Jah, to play a concert Friday, June 30 at 8 p.m. The Jacksonville, Florida band has been dubbed “the best reggae band in Duval County.”

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/14/2017

The celebration of June’s national African-American Music Appreciation Month continues at the ”Free Fridays” concert series in downtown Gainesville Friday, June 23 at 8 p.m. with a tribute to the music of Curtis Mayfield.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/7/2017

The celebration of June’s national African-American Music Appreciation Month continues at the ”Free Fridays” concert series in downtown Gainesville Friday, June 16 at 8 p.m. with Wester Joseph’s Stereo Vudu.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
5/31/2017

The “Free Fridays” Concert Series, as part of its celebration of June as African American Music Appreciation Month, presents 21 Blue with Longineu Parsons and Ted Shumate Friday, June 9 from 8-10 p.m. at the Bo Diddley Plaza. The public is invited to bring their blankets and lawn chairs to our beautiful downtown amphitheater and enjoy this free world-class Blues concert that will take you from Louis Armstrong to Howlin’ Wolf to Miles Davis to Jimi Hendrix and beyond.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
5/24/2017

A celebration of African-American Music Appreciation Month occurs every Friday night in June at the Bo Diddley Plaza as part of the “Free Fridays” concert series. Inspired by the dream of late local musicians Richard Baxter and Roland Burns, African-American Music Appreciation Month has been celebrated in Gainesville since 1998.

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