The Vowls Give a Hoot at Tune Groover Studios

by Gargs Allard Caitlyn Vinci and Amy Lindroth of the Vowls, a band that has described itself as an eclectic swamp-folk-soul-hippie band born out of the heart of Gainesville, stopped by Tune Groover Studios near downtown Gainesville to record the 26th episode of The... read more

Matthew Jay Featured on Power Pop Portal

By Gargs Allard Matthew Jay was a talented singer-songwriter from Wales who died mysteriously in London in 2003 at the age of 24 after a fall from his apartment window. His death remains shrouded in mystery as people said he was not depressed and his parents said he... read more

Ricky Kendall Chats About Life and Music

TO PLAY HEARTWOOD SOUNDSTAGE ON OCTOBER 5 by Gargs Allard Ricky Kendall stopped by Tune Groover Studios the other day to discuss his upcoming show at the Heartwood Soundstage on October 5, his participation in UF Health’s Arts in Medicine Program at Shands, his... read more

Mike Llerena and the Nerve Talk Shop

by Gargs Allard Mike Llerena and bandmates stopped by Tune Groover studios at the House of Gargs to discuss all things music. The band, just off the momentum of their recently released LP, Old Haunts and New Horizons, appeared on the Gargsville Radio Hour. The full... read more

Chuck Martin Visits Gargsville

by Gargs Allard Chuck Martin, distinguished University of Florida Chemistry professor and prolific musician, stopped by Tune Groover Studios at the House of Gargs recently to talk about his new projects and to just shoot the breeze. This interview was originally aired... read more

Cold Hard Cash Pays a Visit to High Dive Tonight

by Gargs Allard Billed as the world’s greatest tribute to legendary country and rockabilly star Johnny Cash, the Cold Hard Cash Show makes its way to the High Dive in Gainesville tonight. Doors open at 8 PM with Carey Mathews and the Rick Ryan Band leading off... read more

Heartwood Music Festival in Pictures

Photos by Japa Magyer and Gargs Allard The 2nd Annual Heartwood Music Festival took place on Saturday, February 24, 2018                                    In Tom Petty we trust – by Gargs Allard Gathering Crowd (by Gargs Allard) Pearl & the Oysters (photo... read more

SoFar Sounds Comes to Gainesville Monday

Sofar Sounds is like being set up on a blind musical date by a very good matchmaker by Gargs Allard The concept is intriguing yet simple: A secret but high quality music artist is hosted at an unknown and sometimes private venue in town. They perform for the crowd at... read more

Rebirth Brass Band to Play High Dive Tonight

by Gargs Allard photo by infrogmation Grammy winning band, The Rebirth Brass Band, a New Orleans blujafunk group that combines the second-line New Orleans brass band tradition with soul, funk, jazz and hip hop, will play the High Dive in Gainesville tonight. Formed in... read more

Gainesville Grooves Debuts on WGOT

Gainesville Grooves, the weekly hour radio show that will play only Gainesville, Fla. area related music debuted tonight on WGOT LP FM 100.1 at 9 PM. The episode is now available here via the MixCloud page of Gainesville Groove. Creator and host, Gargs Allard, said he... read more

Changeville Rocks Gainesville

Story by Gargs Allard Photos by Japa Magyer, Glani Lima, and Gargs Allard The Changeville Music and Arts Festival drew large crowds in various venues throughout downtown Gainesville on February 8 and 9, invigorating both musicians and concert goers. The fest headlined... read more

Truth is Heavy: An Evening With Benjamin Booker

Musician Returns to Gainesville to Headline the Changeville Fest By Tyler Francischine “The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.”                             ... read more

Gargs Hosts Shawna Potter of War On Women

Changeville Fest Previewed on the Latest Gargsville Episode by Gargs Allard Shawna Potter, lead vocalist for War on Women was Gargs’s guest on Gargsville Radio Hour originally aired on February 7, 2018 on WGOT  LP FM 100.1 Gainesville, Fla. Gargs also revealed... read more

Interview with Cracker Guitarist Johnny Hickman

Alt Rockers Cracker to Perform at Changeville Music and Arts Festival in Gainesville at the High Dive at approximately 9:45 PM on Friday, February 9. by Gargs Allard photo by Arielle Haze Photography We got a chance to chat with Cracker co-founder and guitarist Johnny... read more

Ruins by First Aid Kit is Ultimate Breakup Album

Music Review: Ruins/First Aid Kit (released 18 January 2018) by Gargs Allard In more ways than one, Ruins by First Aid Kit is the aftermath of a breakup album. Perhaps that’s what makes it so compelling and moving to listen to. But it’s not just apropos... read more

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