Local Music Venues
Common Grounds Coffee House
The Common Grounds Coffeehouse, 919 W. University Ave. Gainesville, Fla., has been a part of the Downtown music scene in Gainesville for almost 10 years. After undergoing some interior renovations, a name change and an ownership switch in 1996, the venue quickly became a staple for local musicians to perform at. Mike Alligood, guitarist for the band Bracelet, said the Common Grounds is a good place for new and old performers to work through their material. He said it is also a good place to try new material out on an appreciative crowd.
There is live entertainment almost every night of the week and the shows start around 10:30 p.m. For more information on all things relating to Common Grounds, visit their Web site, http://www.cgcoffeehouse.com/. It is updated regularly with show dates and times. The site also offers a compilation of new and old musicians who have performed at Common Grounds in the past.
This site was created by Katherine Kowsh and it was last updated on Dec. 8, 2003