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The Hails To Headline High Dive's Farewell: A Tribute To A Musical Landmark

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Join indie sensation The Hails as they take center stage for a momentous occasion: headlining the final hurrah of Gainesville's iconic music venue, High Dive. This historic event, aptly named All Hail High Dive, will be held on May 19th, marking the end of an era for the cherished venue that served as a springboard for numerous Florida musicians. The closure of High Dive, announced abruptly last week, has sent shockwaves through the local music scene, prompting a bittersweet celebration of its legacy. From humble beginnings playing local indie showcases to sold-out shows, High Dive provided a nurturing environment for artists to flourish and evolve. The band's frontman, Robbie Kingsley, fondly recalls the invaluable lessons learned and the sense of community fostered within High Dive's walls. Reflecting on their journey, The Hails express gratitude for the pivotal role High Dive played in their ascent to success starting:

Every musician has a place where they feel they truly cut their teeth, and High Dive was ours.

As The Hails prepare to bid farewell to High Dive, they invite fans to join them for a night of celebration and reflection. Tickets for the event are on sale now here, promising a memorable gathering of friends and family to bid adieu to this landmark venue. Beyond this poignant farewell, The Hails continue to forge ahead with their musical journey, with upcoming tour dates leading to a performance at Governors Ball in June. Their debut album, What's Your Motive, has garnered acclaim, solidifying their status as rising stars in the indie music scene. Secure your tickets now for The Hails' final show at High Dive and be part of this historic farewell event. Stream the deluxe version of the album below and connect with The Hail on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, and TikTok.

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