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A Taste of Gainesville, Georgia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT GAINESVILLE?

  1. Gainesville is a city in and the county seat of Hall County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 33,804.

  2. Because of its large number of poultry processing plants, it is often called the chicken capital of the world.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $36,605, and the median income for a family was $43,734.

Radio Stations
WBCX 89.1 FM Gainesville, GA Variety
WSTR 94.1 FM Smyrna, GA Top-40
WSBB 95.5 FM Doraville, GA News/Talk
WWPW 96.1 FM Atlanta, GA Hip Hop
W243CE (WSRV) 96.5 FM Winder, GA Classic Hits
WSRV 97.1 FM Gainesville, GA Classic Hits
WHZT 98.1 FM Williamston, SC Top-40
WWWQ 99.7 FM Atlanta, GA Top-40
WDUN 102.9 FM Clarkesville, GA News/Talk
WVEE 103.3 FM Atlanta, GA Urban Contemporary
WXKT 103.7 FM Maysville, GA News/Talk
WFSH 104.7 FM Athens, GA Christian Contemporary
WNGA (CP) 105.1 FM Clermont, GA Oldies
WWVA 105.7 FM Canton, GA Hip Hop
WNGC 106.1 FM Arcade, GA Country
WYAY 106.7 FM Gainesville, GA News
WAMJ 107.5 FM Roswell, GA Urban Contemporary
WDUN 550 AM Gainesville, GA News/Talk
WSGW 790 AM Saginaw, MI News/Talk
WRFC 960 AM Athens, GA Sports
WGGA 1240 AM Gainesville, GA Sports

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THE ARTS COUNCIL proudly presents

BACK IN TIME





THE ARTS COUNCIL is thrilled to bring back by popular demand BACK IN TIME on Saturday, August 5, 2017 as part of its 2017 Summer MusicFest™ series. The concert will take place on the lawn of The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center at 8pm; gates will open at 6pm for picnickers. Tickets: Adults $20; Senior (65+)/Student $18. Tables of 8 $210.7% tax is added to all ticket sales. For tickets call 770.534.2787 or visit www.TheArtsCouncil.net.

Come on out, listen and dance to that old time Rock-n-Roll as Back in Time band returns for one of Gainesville's favorite outdoor summer concerts. Featuring a 9-piece rock-n-roll band with a 4-piece horn section, Back in Time band members range in age from 30 to 60 with a passion for playing classic Rock-n-Roll, Soul and East Coast Beach Music. Band members hail from cities and towns all over northeast Georgia - Marietta, Gainesville, Athens, Duluth and Braselton.

Back in Time brings back musical memories from the 60s, 70s and 80s with hits like , “My Girl” by The Temptations, “It’s Not Unusual” by Tom Jones, “Desperado” by The Eagles, and of course the band's namesake "Back in Time," by Hewy Lewis and the News. Get ready to shag the night away with your favorite partner when Back in Time performs some of the most memorable beach music classics.




Back in Time is a musical tour de force of talent combining seasoned musicianship, vocal precision and a stage presence that has garnered them ook - Trumpet, Percussion, Vocals Rory Crook - Trombone, Percussion, Vocals Mercer Crook - Keyboards, Percussion, Vocals Glenn Brown - Lead Guitar, Vocals John Harriman - Bass, Vocals Chuck McKissick - Drums, Percussionlocal and regional fame. Prepare for your shoes to be shucked as you and the crowd pop to their feet to sing along and dance. These musicians provide an all ages, family friendly show weaved into a powerful music concert experience. The crowd will stay until that last note is played and then beg for more. The perfect entertainment package!

Sweet Butts BBQ will be onsite with a food truck selling delicious foods such as BBQ, burgers, hotdogs, chicken sandwiches and a variety of sides. Feel free to bring lawn chairs, picnics and beverages of choice.

Closing out Summer MusicFest™ 2017 will be Riverstreet, August 19th at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center. For all tickets call 770-534-2787 or visit www.TheArtsCouncil.net

DIRECTIONS TO ARTS COUNCIL SMITHGALL ARTS CENTER: 331 Spring Street SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 Telephone: 770-534-2787

From Atlanta: Take I-85 north to Exit 113 bearing left onto I-985 north to Exit 20 GA Highway 60 (Queen City Pkwy/Candler RD). Turn left onto GA 60 and proceed approximately 2 miles to intersection with GA Hwy 369 (Jesse Jewell Pkwy). Turn right onto GA 369 and proceed approximately 1 / 2 mile to intersection with W. Academy St (Poultry monument/railroad museum on left & BB&T on right). Turn left onto W. Academy and proceed two blocks and the Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center will be on the right at the intersection of W. Academy and Spring St.

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Demographics of Gainesville, Georgia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

45.21%

15.73%

0.30%

2.69%

33.17%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Gainesville, Georgia

     
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Businesses in Gainesville, Georgia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Himistry -  Category: Black Skin Products -  Welcome to the Himistry Local Pages. Here you will find local information about Black Skin Products in Gainesville, GA and other products that may be of interest to you.  - (305) 357-0840  - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. The Gibraltar Corporation -  Category: Services -   The Gibraltar Corporation is a full service mass media agency.   150 Pearl Nix Parkway Gainesville, Georgia (404) 492-6042

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Big Bear Cafe -  Category: Breakfast/Brunch, Southern/Soul, Burgers -   893 Main St SW Gainesville, GA 30501 (770) 538-0272

  2. Folks Southern Kitchen -  Category: Southern/Soul -   1500 Browns Bridge Rd Gainesville, GA 30501 (770) 534-1300

  3. Longstreet Cafe -  Category: Southern/Soul -   1043 Riverside Ter Gainesville, GA 30501 (770) 287-0820

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Palmour Street 1957 ~ Gainesville Georgia ~ Southern Educational Film Production

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Driving The Streets of Gainesville Georgia





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CHURCHES



  1. Bethel A M E Methodist Church -  900 Mill St SE Gainesville, GA 30501-4928 (770) 536-3029   - (visit website)

  2. St John Baptist Church -  741 Ee Butler Pkwy Gainesville, GA 30501-4530 (770) 532-0511   - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. RJ Wilson Presents -  Category: Black Entertainment -  Stage Play  - 500 Washington Street - Gainsville, Georgia  - (visit website)

Entertainment in Gainesville Georgia   Jae Pizzle Performing Live at Club Generations in Gainesville Georgia. (video)
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