Interview with Arrows in Action

by Gargs AllardThree members of the band Arrows in Action, a Gainesville based band billed as both a pop punk and power pop band, were interviewed on the 61st episode of the Gargsville Radio Hour. The band, which has accomplished quite a lot in its relatively short... read more

The Soul Rebels to Play High Dive Wednesday Night

by Gargs AllardNew Orleans eight-piece brass fusion band, The Soul Rebels, will perform at the High Dive this Wednesday at 9 PM with their new LP “Poetry in Motion” looming to be dropped on October 25.Members Julian Gosin and Marcus Hubbard were... read more

Rob Thorne Remembers Chitlin Circuit on Gargsville

by Gargs Allard Gargs Allard interviews Rob Thorne, who talks about backing the Chitlin Circuit as a drummer for the Catalinas, staying at a farm house without TV, radio, or central heat in the dead of winter in North Carolina in the early 1970’s as a member of... read more

Flipturn Flips Out Heartwood with Sellout Crowd

by Gargs Allard On Friday, November 30, my wife and I walked from our home near downtown Gainesville to Heartwood Soundstage, just in time to catch flipturn performing with Bobby Kid to a standing room only crowd, packed with mostly Millennials and Generation... read more

The Gargsville Radio Hour features flipturn

by Gargs Allard The whole five-member band flipturn stopped by Tune Groover studios recently to conduct an interview about their origins, their upcoming gigs, their creative process and hopes for their next album. Dillon Basse, Madeline Jarman, Taylor Allen, Adrian... read more

Mercury-Queen Biopic is Film For Fans

Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody (Magnolia Pictures) by Cathleen Rockwell Released: November 2018, Rated: R (Biography, Music, Drama) Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy and Joseph Mazzello Director: Bryan Singer, Written... read more

Tom Petty’s Spirit Rocks Gainesville

By Gargs Allard The weekend of what would have been Tom Petty’s 68th birthday marked the 2nd annual Tom Petty Festival in Gainesville, just a little more than a year after the legendary rocker’s sudden death. Thousands of fans from all over the country and... read more

John Lennon and the Me Too Movement

(Photo by Peter Fordham from Billboard, 18 September 1971, page 36)  By Gargs Allard Gargs Interviews John Lennon’s sister Julia Baird and Music Journalist Celia Almeida on the Gargsville Radio Hour. Last Wednesday, October 10, WGOT 100.1 Fm in Gainesville,... read more

The Singing Chef Visits Tune Groover Studios

By Gargs Allard AV “The Singing Chef” Erving visited Tune Groover Studios to be interviewed on The Gargsville Radio Hour to talk about Indian vegetarian cooking, which he learned while spending four years of his childhood at a boarding school in Vrndavana,... read more

Jake the Snake at the High Dive Tonight

Jake the Snake Roberts will appear at the High Dive tonight as part of his Unspoken World Comedy Tour. Special local guest Lunchbox will also appear as a special guest. Jake appeared on The Gargsville Radio Hour via WGOT 100.1 FM talking about the tour and stories... read more

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

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