On Sunday, December 8, the biggest show of the year goes down at the High Dive. The North Central Florida Blues Society is throwing a birthday party for Bridget Kelly Band guitarist Tim Fik, and it will be a Blues guitar showcase including Chicago’s Toronzo Cannon, Ft. Lauderdale’s Albert Castiglia, and Gainesville’s Tim Fik, along with soulful Buffalo singer Patti Parks. Doors are at 5:30, music is at 6! General admission is $20, NCFBS members get in for $10!  NCFBS members should contact the Society for the Discount Code to purchase advance admission at the reduced rate.https://highdivegainesville.com/events/76292225099-toronzo-cannon-albert-castiglia-bridget-kelly-band-patti-parks/

On December 14, a great acoustic player comes to town and plays at Heartwood Soundstage from 8-11 with support from our friend Paco: Roy Book Binder is the epitome of the singing, songwriting, storytelling Bluesman troubadour.  He has the stories, the licks, and the mystery of timeless music in his fingers. Find out why Blues & Rhythm magazine called him a “master storyteller who can really crank out the Blues”! $25 General Admission, $15 for NCFBS members. https://heartwoodsoundstage.com/event/ncfbs-presents-roy-book-binder-with-support-from-paco/