The Hippodrome Theatre is proud to partner with the University of Florida School of Music to bring the Hippodrome Jazz Series to the Hipp Lower Level starting Monday, September 10, 2018. Doors are at 7:00 p.m. and the music is from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Hippodrome Jazz series presents a range of jazz musicians who will play select Mondays and Thursdays through the months of September, November and October 2018.
“We are so excited about this collaboration to showcase some of Gainesville’s rising jazz stars and local jazz legends,” Scott Wilson, UF associate professor of jazz, said. “The Hippodrome jazz series will feature Brazilian jazz, Cuban jazz, Rhythm and Blues, New Orleans jazz, Gypsy Jazz, Hard Bop and Bebop.”
As a centerpiece of culture in downtown Gainesville, the Hippodrome Theatre is proud to host such talented musicians at the Lower Level and hope that when people think jazz, they come to the Hipp.
Location: The Hippodrome Theatre Lower Level. The entrance is on the East Side of the theatre, 25 SE 2nd Place, Downtown Gainesville, 32601.
Monday, November 19th – GREG SNIDER GROUP
During a visit to Transylvania, an African prince (William Marshall) gets turned into a vampire by Count Dracula (Charles McCauley). Sealed in a coffin for several lifetimes, “Blacula” reawakens in 1970s Los Angeles. Leaving a trail of bloodless victims in his wake, he pursues Lina (Vonetta McGee), a woman who bears a striking resemblance to his dead wife. Meanwhile, Dr. Gordon Thomas (Thalmus Rasulala) and top cop Lt. Peters (Gordon Pinsent) are hot on the bloodsucker’s trail.
Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Reserve tickets at 352.375.4477 or visit thehipp.org. Now accepting Moviepass.
Join the Hipp for a haunted night of the screening of BLACULA, a costume contest and a costume mixer with specialty drinks like the Blood Sucker Cocktail and the Zombie Gut Punch Cocktail!
During a visit to Transylvania, an African prince (William Marshall) gets turned into a vampire by Count Dracula (Charles McCauley). Sealed in a coffin for several lifetimes, “Blacula” reawakens in 1970s Los Angeles. BLACULA screens for one-night-only at the Hipp Cinema at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 as part of October’s Black Films Matter series.
Leaving a trail of bloodless victims in his wake, he pursues Lina (Vonetta McGee), a woman who bears a striking resemblance to his dead wife. Meanwhile, Dr. Gordon Thomas (Thalmus Rasulala) and top cop Lt. Peters (Gordon Pinsent) are hot on the bloodsucker’s trail.
Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
COSTUME MIXER following the screening! Let’s get spooky.
Celebrate your pets and the spirit of Halloween on the porch of the Hippodrome Theatre on Friday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. The Hipp bar will be open pouring frightfully good drinks.
Dress your pets in their most ghoulish attire, and they may participate in the pet costume contest with prizes! Winners will be announced toward the end of the event. Art walk begins at 7 p.m. and Total Wine will be pouring wine in the gallery.
Come back at 8 p.m. for LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, and then head down for Scary-oke, where there will be a costume contest for humans!
Friday, Oct. 26
6 p.m. Pets on the Porch
7 p.m. Pet Costume Contest Winners Announced
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Boo-st the spook with some frightful tunes and join us for Scary-Oke! Halloween Karaoke night at the Hippodrome Lower Level on Friday, October 26th at 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
This special Halloween event gives anyone the chance to step into the limelight and sing their favorite spooky tunes! Jesse from Gainesville City Entertainment has got all your Halloween favorites from the Monster Mash to Thriller to rock the night!
The event is FREE and open to the public, and the basement bar will be open for those who need a little liquid courage before their performances. We’ll even have some speciality Halloween drinks for this wicked night! Whatever you need, we’ve got the boos.
To get $2 off your first drink at the bar, mark yourself as “going” and check-in on Facebook that night!
Hope to see you there, it’s sure to be a graveyard smash!
Check out more October haunts at thehipp.org.