When: Feb. 7-8

Changeville is a two-day social change festival to be held on Feb. 7-8, in partnership with the UF College of Journalism and Communications annual frank conference in downtown Gainesville. It brings together students, professionals and local and national artists from a variety of platforms, united by a passion for social change. The festival includes music, comedy, award-winning films, tech, poetry and discussion panels/workshops.

The diverse line-up of music and comedy artists includes: Japanese Breakfast, Big Freedia, AJJ, Ted Leo, Laura Stevenson, Locos For Juana, Lizz Winstead, Zahra Noorbakhsh, Joyelle Johnson, Jaye McBride, Flipturn, Savants Of Soul, Guts, Gutless, Hugo Sanchez, Sooza, Quadrabop, DJ Mellow Blendz, Zeta and VOWLS. 

The festival will take place at a variety of  venues including Bo Diddley Plaza, The Hippodrome, High Dive, The Wooly, The Atlantic, Civic Media Center, Volta, Swamp City, The Midnight, The Bull and Big Top. 

Events feature music stages, a comedy stage, films, discussion panels, food trucks and plaza fair, Greenroom – a VR/Tech/Startup event, Tiny Desk Karaoke, Poetry, as well as a number of local businesses, non-profits and vendors. It’s truly a community event.

Through a charity partnership with Plus 1, $1 from each ticket sale will be donated to two charity organizations: local organization Gainesville Girls Rock Camp and national organization CEEAS (Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings). Changeville will also collect canned goods and donations for Peaceful Paths and Grace Marketplace.

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