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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
8/9/2017

Captive Eddies will play a concert at “Free Fridays” Friday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville. Captive Eddies' influences span from classic rock, reggae, blues, folk, funk, classical bluegrass and jazz. 

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
8/2/2017

The Savants of Soul will play at “Free Fridays” Friday, Aug. 11 at 8 p.m. They are a nine-piece Motown soul band built on a foundation of blues, soul, jazz, rock ’n’ roll, punk and ska. In 2015, the band released the EP “Sunday Best,” which followed the release of 2014's full-length LP “Downtown Sound.” The band performed at the Red Gorilla Festival at South by Southwest in 2017, and they have shared the stage with acts such as Charles Bradley, The Original Wailers, Thomas Wynn & The Believers and Selwyn Birchwood.

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
7/26/2017

Roots reggae band The Irie Ones (formerly Iration) plays at “Free Fridays” Friday Aug. 4 from 8-10 p.m. at the Bo Diddley Plaza.

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.

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
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.”

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