2:00 & 4:30: Singer Songwriter Showcase & CD Release Party, High Springs Concert Series, High Springs Museum, 23760 NW 187th Ave. High Springs. Featured Artists: Rachel Grubb, Rebecca Vincent & Amber Waters, Special Guests Artists: Likely Lovely plus Gainesville's own: indie-folk, singer-songwriter: Kim LeCouteur's debut CD Release Party: Out Where Nobody Goes.
8:00: 50th Anniv. Woodstock Tribute, Free Fridays Concert, Bo Diddley Plaza, Downtown. "Free Fridays" Concert Series, is presenting a Woodstock tribute concert on Friday, August 16, at 8 p.m.at Bo Diddley Plaza to also celebrate peace and music. This 50th anniversary edition has all of the band members from 10 years ago returning for an even bigger celebration. FOLLOW THIS LINK for more information.
8:00: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, ONE NIGHT ONLY, Hipp Cinema, Downtown. In this third installment of the adrenaline-fueled action franchise, super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. After Killing a member of the shadowy international assassin's guild, the High Table, John Wick is excommunicado, but the world's most ruthless hit men and women await his every turn. (130 minutes)
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY:
BLOODSTOCK 2019, w/Pop-Up Market, LifeSouth Headquarters, 4039 Newberry Rd.. In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the famous Woodstock music festival, LifeSouth is bringing the rock 'n' roll magic to Gainesville donors. Give blood with LifeSouth and get a limited edition 2019 Bloodstock shirt to show your. This weekend long event includes a pop-up flea market on August 17th along with many other fun surprises for everyone to enjoy.
11:30: Capoeira Class, Capoeira Academy of Gainesville, Bo Diddley Community Plaza, Downtown. Join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class/ Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that is combination dance and acrobatics. These classes will be fun and educational. Kids, teens and adults love it.
8:00: The Shambles, Heartwood Soundstage, 619 S. Main St., Downtown. Gainesville's favorite jam band. Bringing you sounds from Grateful Dead, The Band, Steely Dan, Chicago and more. The City of Gainesville says "The Shambles are a rock 'n' roll dance band that play an eclectic mix of classic rock, contemporary blues, cosmic country music and Shambles dance party music that features a large repertoire of more than 100 songs" Come on out and enjoy the party with support from The Essex.
2:00: Harn Museum Guided Tour, Harn Museum, UF Cultural Plaza. The Harn Museum of Art offers various tours for audiences of all ages. All tours are offered at no charge, but a $3 donation per person is suggested to support the work of the museum. For more information, contact our education department at 352.294.7062 or email email@example.com.