Swamp Records Showcase 2016 Photo Gallery

Photos by Gabrielle Calise

UF’s Student Government Productions presented the third annual Swamp Records Showcase April 15 at The Jam.

Florida musicians from genres ranging from hip hop to folk to funk played inside the venue as well as outside under a canopy of trees. The two-stage spectacle also featured flaky pastries from Flaco’s Cuban Bakery and interactive art exhibits.

The event was one of the last festivals to be held at The Jam, which is sadly closing its doors on May 31.

Check out the photo gallery below.


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Gainesville band Flat Land churned out mystical songs as lasers and colored haze swirled around them.


DWEZ sang sultry electronic R&B numbers on the indoor stage.


The Savants of Soul, a 10-piece explosion of foot-stomping funk, jazz and soul, got the crowd grooving.
Savannah Elliot, a University of Florida English senior, paints inside the Jam with Bjorn Parramoure. Elliot and three other friends formed a group called Time Tribe and set up interactive art exhibits at The Jam, inviting everyone to add to the paintings.


Wax Wings’ set featured saucy fiddle solos and banjo picking.
Gainesville hip hop artist Masune performed with his band.
Lauren Morgan of Orlando-based indie duo SALES sings to the crowd outside. The band headlined the show, ending with their hit “Chinese New Year.

That’s it for this week’s Swamp Sounds. Have an event or band you’d like to see highlighted?  Tweet me or contact me via email (gcalise@ufl.edu).



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