Rock Music Artists
Kirk Rundstrom dies of cancer at age 38 (Kansas City Star)
Kirk Rundstrom, singer, songwriter and guitarist of the punk-bluegrass band Split Lip Rayfield, died Thursday morning in Wichita. He was 38.
Sister Hazel has its way (The Myrtle Beach Sun News)
It only makes sense that a band with a name like Sister Hazel would consider its fans one big happy family.
Why not stay this weekend? (Indiana Statesman)
Friday ?9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Maple Sugarin' Days hosted at Prairie Creek Park. ?4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Ballyhoo Tavern, free food. Stick around to watch the ISU women's basketball team at 7 p.m. and later that night the Dugger, Ind. band Philpot will be hosting a CD release party ?4 p.
Norah Jones leads Grammy-fueled album chart (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Norah Jones returned to the top of the U.S. pop album charts Wednesday, a week after the jazz pianist lost the crown to rock band Fall Out Boy, Billboard reported.
Faith-based music, with God and post-punk (The Daily Iowan)
"I do not exist," whispers MewithoutYou singer Aaron Weiss through the sounds of raindrops on the opening track of the band's third album, Brother, Sister. After 40 minutes of pondering this thought, he concludes the last song - complete with pulsing drums and a cascading harp - by declaring, "I do not exist, only YOU exist.
Dr. Dog's proud of pedigree sound (Orlando Sentinel)
Indie rockers are scratch music makers When Dr. Dog singer-guitarist Scott McMicken excuses himself abruptly from a phone interview, one might imagine a dramatic rock-star emergency.
Vaccine May Help Avoid, Diminish Shingles (RedNova)
In 1972, Japanese researchers were able to isolate the chickenpox virus from the blood of a sick 3-year-old boy named Oka. The development of the chickenpox vaccine a decade later has saved many from the misery of the childhood disease and maybe a few lives.
News in brief (Onalaska Community Life)
Here are a selection of brief news items from this week's paper edition, as well as a few news briefs that didn't make it in the paper.
AT THE CASINOS (The Biloxi Sun Herald)
IP Casino Resort Spa RESTAURANTS Back Bay Buffet - International food stations. Breakfast 7-10:30 a.m. daily; lunch 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; dinner 4:30-11 p.m. Sun.-Thurs., 4:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat.; late night 2-6:30 a.m. Fri.-Sat. only.
Community Calendar (Arroyo Grande Times Press Recorder)
n AARP volunteers will prepare income tax returns for seniors age 60 and older. There is no charge and no income limit. To make an appointment in Grover Beach, call 489-1336; in Pismo Beach, call 473-0333; in Nipomo, call 929-1911; in Oceano, call 481-7886.
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