October 13, 2009

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Updated Nov. 11, 2009

Updated Oct. 30, 2009

LEWISBURG, Pa.— Bucknell University will host a concert with Maroon 5 and special guest Guster on Saturday, Nov. 14, in Sojka Pavilion.

Fitz and the Tantrums, called "a polished 60s retro group reminiscent of Hall and Oates," will open the show at 7 p.m., replacing the previously advertised poet/rapper K'Naan.

Tickets are $40 per person, available in advance from the campus box office in the Weis Center and the Bookstore in the Elaine Langone Center weekdays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., by calling 570-577-1000 or online at www.bucknell.edu/Boxoffice.xml. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Maroon 5 is a Grammy Award-winning American pop rock band originating from Los Angeles. Since debuting in 2002, the band has sold over 10 million albums in the United States and nearly 15 million worldwide. The band has won or been nominated for six Grammy Awards since 2005 and was named Digital Artist of the Year in 2004.

Guster is an alternative rock band known for its live performances, humor and cult following. The band's second album peaked at 25 on the Billboard 200 and its third studio album made it onto the Adult Top 40. Guster won Album of the Year in 2006 at the Boston Music Awards.

Thanksgiving food drive
Concert-goers are invited to participate in a food drive for Thanksgiving, organized by Bucknell's Office of Community Service and Maroon 5. Non-perishable food items and cash donations will be collected at the main doors and assembled into Thanksgiving baskets for delivery to local families.

Suggested non-perishable food items include boxed stuffing, instant potatoes, canned cranberry sauce, canned vegetables, canned gravy, or any additional Thanksgiving-related, non-perishable food items.

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