Programs/Events

 

2014 "Free Fridays"
Concert Series

Special thanks to Hampton Inn & Suites
for their sponsorship

Starting in May, the Bo Diddley Community Plaza comes alive every Friday night  from 8-10 pm as our local and regional bands and performing arts are showcased under the stars. Hundreds come out to enjoy the FREE live concerts and shows in a family friendly environment. 2014 marks the 5th Anniversary of naming the downtown plaza after Bo Diddley.


Bo Diddley Community Plaza is located on the corner of SE 1st St.and E. University Avenue in historic downtown Gainesville. So grab your blanket and lawn chair and plan to be downtown Friday night!

For more info please call 352-393-8746.

Check out the articles about the "Free Fridays" Plaza Series
at Gainesville.com
and visitsouth.com

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2014 "Free Fridays" Concert Series

Special thanks to the Downtown Hampton Inn for their sponsorship

2014 is the 5th Anniversary of naming the downtown plaza "Bo Diddley Community Plaza"

MAY

2 Eric Clapton Tribute by Mike Boulware & Friends
Classic Rock

9 The Shambles & Steely Dan Tribute
Classic Rock

16 The Music of Bob Dylan by Mick Marino & Friends
Folk/Rock

23 Wester Joseph's
Stereo Vudu
Rock/Vudu Rawk/Ska

30 Bob Marley Tribute by Howard Wapner & Friends
Reggae

 

JUNE

African American Music
Appreciation Month

6 Little Jake Mitchell & The Soul Searchers
Blues
> Photos from 2013

13 Cool Corporate Cats
Jazz/Blues

20 De Lions of Jah
R&B/Soul/Funk

> Photos from 2013

27 The Music of Bo Diddley Bos Family & Friends Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Naming the Plaza After Bo

JULY

4 All American Song Fest
(A Paynes Prairie Home Companion)

All American Songs & Stories

11 Morningbell
Psychedelic Rock

> Photos from 2013

18 Uncle Morty's
Rhythm Cream
R&B/Pop/Rock

25 Ricky Kendall & Friends
Americana, Blues, Folk

AUGUST

1 String Kings
Classic Rock

8 R. Mutt Blues Band
Blues

15 The Irie Ones
Reggae
> Photos from 2013

22 Fast Lane
R&B/Soul/Funk

29 Crooked Counsel
Classic Rock

SEPTEMBER

5 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Tribute
by Other Voices
Classic Rock

12 Heavy Petty
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Tribute

> Photos from 2013

19 The Impostors
Beatles Tribute Band
> Photos from 2013

26 Tropix
Latin Fusion

> Photos from 2013

OCTOBER

3 GramFest
Gram Parsons Tribute/Various Artists

10 Relics & Erasables
Woodstock Era Music & Originals

17 Dixie Desperados
Southern Country Rock

24 UF School of Music Ensembles
World Music

All shows may be subject to change.

 

 

 

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