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Chris Long, the frontman of Boycott Radio, has music in his blood. On top of fronting rock band Boycott Radio ( www.facebook.com/boycottradio )—which has performed at The Hood Bar and Pizza, Schmidy’s Tavern and other venues—Long hosts Beer Pong every Wednesday night at The Hood. Here are his answers to The Lucky 13.
What was the first concert you attended?
I saw James Taylor at the Coors Amphitheater (in Chula Vista) in 1996...
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Chris Long, the frontman of Boycott Radio, has music in his blood. On top of fronting rock band Boycott Radio ( www.facebook.com/boycottradio )—which has performed at The Hood Bar and Pizza, Schmidy’s Tavern and other venues—Long hosts Beer Pong every Wednesday night at The Hood. Here are his answers ...
I discovered the depth of composer and multi-instrumentalist Vince Meghrouni when I heard him last year with the Rubber Snake Charmers, a side project involving him and Mario Lalli (Yawning Man, Fatso Jetson).
But it wasn’t until I heard him performing with Fatso Jetson that I realized what an absolu...
Dish Creative Cuisine Using Kickstarter to Help With Move
Dish Creative Cuisine, the Cathedral City restaurant that made waves with its upscale modern food and tasty amuse-bouche offerings over the last two years, is moving to downtown Palm Springs—and the restaurant’s owner is asking for the public’...
What: The Slider Sampler
Where: Woody’s Burgers, 317 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
How much: $10.50
Contact: 760-230-0188; woodysburgersps.com
Why: Variety is the spice of life.
Sometimes, you don’t want to make a choice—and when it comes to burgers, Woody’s makes life a little easier on indecisive diners...