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Monday, June 12: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (June 12) to singer/guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd. He’s 40. Other rockers celebrating include former Candlebox bassist Bardi Martin (44) and drummer Bun E. Carlos of Cheap Trick (66). In remembrance, singer Brad Delp of Boston would have been 66 today.

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From 585 to 518: First Impressions of The Capital Region

As a lifelong native of the Rochester metropolitan area and a college student having spent the last four years living in the Central New York region, you might imagine that moving to the Capital Region would require some significant adjustment.  New people, new towns... new roads (primarily figuring out which side roads are actually one-way streets), you get the idea. However, life down here in the 518 has felt surprisingly similar to those in the 585.

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Q103 Presents Fuel’s “Rock’N Road Trip ’17” Tour at the Upstate Concert Hall

Starting off this week with another summer concert announcement for ya!

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Buzzed Good News Bad News

Good News: I was right!

Bad News: I was right about Free Beer and Hot Wings jinxing the Nashville Predators.

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Nationwide Chicken Recall Affects Capital Region

If you are someone like me who eats chicken multiple times a week then maybe you should take a peak at this, a local establishment is part of the recall.

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Sunday, June 11: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (June 11) to drummer Frank Beard of ZZ Top. He’s 68. Also celebrating is singer/guitarist Donnie Van Zant of 38 Special (65).

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Man Dressed as Albany Cop Robs Vape Store

Ok, things related to vaping are expensive. Sure. Don't impersonate a cop and rob a place to get what you need to feed your nicotine addiction.

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Vermont Bans Sexual Abuse of Animals

Vermont has been very active with ongoing movements lately, whether it be medical marijuana laws or a law to prohibit sexual abuse of animals.

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The State Has A Plan For Frontier Town

Frontier Town, nestled in the Adirondacks, has provided many fond memories for plenty of people in Upstate New York. Here is what New York State hopes to be done with it.

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When a Rock Girl takes on Cosplay

What happens when a Rock Girl takes on the 'cosplay' trend? While I admittedly live for dressing up, Halloween, costumes, and gory make-up, I know nothing about cosplay...

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Billy Corgan (L) and Jimmy Chamberlin of Smashing Pumpkins
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Saturday, June 10: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (June 10) to former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin. He’s 53.

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The Rock Girl Weekly Update Studio Video! Americade, NEW Concert Announcements, and Cosplay

It's the Rock Girl Weekly Update Studio Video! Each Friday, Rock Girl Tatiana crashes the Q103 Albany studio to catch up with Tigman about what's up, what's been going on, and what's coming up...

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