Tim Gunther, R.I.P.
The morning of Sun., Oct. 2, members of rockin' blues band the Breeze Kings were involved in an auto accident in Lake City, Fla. Carlos Capote, Jim Ransone, and Matt Sickles walked away from the wreck. Sadly, drummer Tim Gunther passed away at the scene. Donations to help cover the final expenses, which are being handled by Tim's fiancee, Rene Reno, and the Breeze Kings will be accepted at many area blues clubs. You can also send checks, payable to Carlos Capote and marked Tim Gunther Memorial, to 1220 Worthington Hills Drive, Roswell, GA, 30076-1753. Online donations via PayPal can be sent through www.breezekings.com.
Malone's Seeking Music
SBS Records, the indie label founded, owned, and operated by Michelle Malone, is accepting submissions for inclusion on the label's 10th sampler CD. All genres of independent music and spoken word are accepted. Previous participating artists include Amy Ray, Kevn Kinney, Rose Polenzani, Danielle Howle, Kelly Hogan and Jennifer Nettles. Contact SBSRecords@aol.com or visit www.SBS-Records.com. Deadline is Nov. 1.
While the real Rolling Stones are set to rock Philips on Saturday, local Stones worshippers Second Shift celebrate their debut CD, Boozed and Bruised, at the Loft.
Kibbles and bits
MTV.com reports that Lil Jon recently filed a nearly $30 million federal lawsuit against Larry Flynt Productions for allegedly using his name and image in the adult film Phat Tuesday without his permission. See, kids, always ask nicely before you use somebody's shit.
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Stone Mountain Tennis Center gets a new lease on life as Stone Mountain Stadium, a new outdoor concert venue/multipurpose entertainment facility. On Sat., Oct. 15, Roberta Flack and Melba Moore kick off an the Jazz and R&B series promoted by Jason Lary Presents, which was already running in Lithonia.
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