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Flaming Lips member Steven Drozd hospitalized, Lips cancel appearances


the_flaming_lipsImage Credit: Chris McKay/Retna Ltd.From the Palm Beach Post via Pitchfork comes news that the Flaming Lips’ multi-instrumentalist Steven Drozd has been hospitalized, resulting in the cancellation of the band’s Thursday night show at SunFest, as well as their upcoming performance at Memphis in May this weekend.

The Lips’ label confirms that Drozd has indeed been hospitalized, but doctors are expecting a full recovery in the next few weeks. No further cancellations are planned at this time. And though details of his condition are still sketchy, according to a source close to the band, it’s nothing serious. Best wishes go out to Drozd, his family, and the entire Lips band and crew. More info as it happens.

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