- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Retain County Clerk Margie Mullins
- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Re-elect Jesse White
- Nov. 4 General Election endorsements: Elect Sheila Simon as state comptroller
- Brad Roos to step down as Zion Development executive director
- Smash your pumpkin at Rockford’s Discovery Center Nov. 2
- Control the candy without limiting the Halloween fun
- RHS Ambassadors host Halloween party for hospitalized children
- Beware of the energy-sucking vampires in your home, ComEd warns
- Rockford Park District golf season begins to wrap up
- Two locals to be honored among state’s top college students
Holland Zander, John Bishoff at JustGoods Dec. 16
• Vocalist, guitarist join forces as Fear & Desire for free show
Holland Zander and John Bishoff will perform as Fear & Desire at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 16, at JustGoods Listening Room, 201 Seventh St., Rockford.
Admission to the show is free, and refreshments will be available. Those making a contribution will receive a Fear and Desire CD.
Zander and Bishoff released their first album together in 2007, titled Fear and Desire. The album is a collection of songs about love, all composed, recorded and arranged by Bishoff.
Zander has been singing for nearly all of her life and is well known for fronting the pop-rock group The Snaggs, as well as for being the lead vocalist in The Sensations.
Guitarist Bishoff is a Lifetime Achievement and Composer of the Year Rockford Area Music Industry (RAMI) award winner. He has played and recorded with Emery Christiansen and flautist, Nicholas Gunn. Several new songs will be previewed from a new Fear & Desire album, Never Been Here Again, due in early 2012.
Guest vocalist Samantha Owen will join Zander and Bishoff, along with Dave Timmcke on acoustic bass and Ron Holm on guitar and harmonica.
JustGoods can be reached at (815) 965-8903.
From the Dec. 7-13, 2011, issue