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2022 Fall Music Festivals in Gainesville. Fl
01 Oct 2022
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Swampy the Gator

2022 Fall Music Festivals in Gainesville. Fl

Catch some of your favorite artists this fall as the music festival season kicks off in Gainesville, Florida. Grab your seat for some of the best live events, like the BASH music festival, Give Thanks Music Festival, and FEST 2022, as world-class artists take the stage. Check out our list of favorites and start planning your visit.

The BASH Music Festival

The BASH is Gainesville's free music festival highlighting the hometown's heritage through art, music tributes, food, libations, and family fun at Depot Park. It features national, regional and local bands and artists. Some include Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, Larkin Poe, Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, and 30+ more bands.
When: November 4 – 6

FEST 2022

THE FEST is an independent, multi-day, multiple-venue underground punk rock music festival in Gainesville, Fl. Get ready to join us with your family and friends to witness the 20 years of celebration
When: October 28 – 30

Gator Growl Homecoming Concert

Welcome to the homecoming concert by top talented artists in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center at the University of Florida. This is the moment to celebrate and enjoy the week-long event; the entertainment for 2022 is FLO RIDA and Olivia O'Brien.
When: October 7
Upcoming Concerts at Center for the Performing Arts, UF:
  • UF Symphony Orchestra: Origins – October 6 to 9
  • Men's Glee Club & Women's Chorale – October 26
  • UF Symphony Orchestra: Umoja – November 17

The Matheson Historical Society

Experience Gainesville's new exhibit, The Great Southern Music Hall, featuring the famous photographer John Moran‘s performance photos and prestigious performers. Some include Jimmy Buffett, Ray Charles, Muddy Waters, Bob Seger, Steve Martin, Ike and Tina Turner, John Prine, and the Count Basie Orchestra.
Current and upcoming exhibitions:
  • When Johnny Came Marching Home: Some Gave All – All Gave Some by Ken McGurn and Matthew Pollard.
  • Lights of Conversation by Sylvi Herrick and Janessa Martin
  • Handcrafted History: Alachua County in Scrapbooks

Carillon Concert 2022

The UF Carillon Studio Concert Series offers listeners a chance to hear the Carillon performed in a 50-minute recital at the University of Florida. It is one of the largest university carillons in North America with 61 bells and houses a range of 5 octaves. For the best listening experience, find a spot at least 100 feet from the Century tower Carillon.
Upcoming fall concerts:
  • Carillon and Organ Halloween Spooktacular - October 28
  • Simone Browne - November 13
  • Carillon Studio Holiday Recital - December 4
  • Florida Carillon Festival - December 17

Two Farms, One Dream Fall Festival

Come to the farm and enjoy the fall festival with lots of fun for the whole family. This event features live music farm tours, kids' crafts, raffles, and local food, drink, and craft vendors. Get ready to plan your trip!
When: October 15

Give Thanks Music Festival

Give thanks and celebrate the brave men, women, and families who have fought and served our country. It's the perfect time to salute and honor our heroes through this music festival featuring arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, and live performances.
When: November 12

Experience A Perfect Fall Getaway at Hotel ELEO

Hotel ELEO is located at the University of Florida and near some of the best fall music festivals in Gainesville. After your day out, come and relax in our contemporary-styled rooms and suites with city and lake views. Start planning your fall getaway today!