Concerts

Vegan Nachos with Rat Fist - March 10, 2015

A dinner date with Los Angeles/Philadelpia based Rat Fist is a special time. There are no bones about it, both literally and figuratively, as bandleader, guitar player/shouter, and all around nice guy Randy Randall (also of Sub Pop recording artists No Age) is vegan, so we decided on dining at Bragg's Factory Diner on Grand Avenue, which features some killer vegan fare.

Our choice was met with some chagrin by Randall's Rat Fist bandmates, Michael Sabolick (bass, vocals) and Mark Morones (drums), who are more than willing to tempt Randall, who is also the van driver, into eating some meat during the course of their two week trek to Texas, which will culminate at Austin's South by Southwest music festival. The band stopped by Phoenix on Tuesday, March 10, to play with LA's No Parents at Trunk Space.

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Tom Reardon has written for Phoenix New Times since 2013. He's been in several notable bands over the last 25 years including Hillbilly Devilspeak, North Side Kings, and the Father Figures.
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