• Big Guava Festival featuring Outkast, Vampire Weekend, Foster th

    Big Guava Festival featuring Outkast, Vampire Weekend, Foster th

    Inaugural Big Guava festival in Tampa, FL. 3 days of music, midway rides, craft beer, and local food. Phillip Haire breaks out the poncho and dives in!

  • James Durbin

    James Durbin

    One of Central FL’s favorite venues, Will’s Pub, hosted a four-act concert that featured some big names, and non-stop acoustic music.

  • Chicago

    Chicago

    The iconic rock band Chicago returned recently to Florida’s Space Coast, much to the delight of Michelle Wilson and the sold-out Melbourne audience.

  • Big Country

    Big Country

    Christopher Long and hardcore fans delight in Scottish chart-busting combo Big Country’s rock-out under the stars at Captain Hiram’s in Sebastian, Florida.

  • Ted Nugent

    Ted Nugent

    Charging faster than an angry Great White Buffalo, the Motor City Madman, Ted Nugent, unleashed a rock and roll love fest of Gonzo proportions in Orlando, nearly steamrolling Christopher Long.

  • Passion Pit

    Passion Pit

    Passion Pit gives concertgoers a song and dance to bounce to and a healthy bunch of streamers and sweat for Anna Allred to shake off at night’s end.

  • The Queen of Versailles

    The Queen of Versailles

    The real estate bust of 2008 takes its toll on the One Percent and prevents time share magnate David Siegel and his trophy wife Jackie from finishing their $100 million replica of Versailles. Oh, the humanity.

  • Kiss

    Kiss

    After forty years, Kiss proved they are still the Hottest Band in the Land, as they blew the ever-living crap out of Christopher Long at a Tampa show.

  • Stryper

    Stryper

    Mightier than Motley and prettier than Poison, ’80s So-Cal metal missionary poster boys Stryper returned to Orlando for some arena-rock-style praise and worship. Long time fan Christopher Long was in the front pew.

  • Best Coast

    Best Coast

    Best Coast sells out The Social, but Jessica Whittington and one of the Bethanys squeeze in, stick thier hearts on their sleeves, and resist calling their exes.

  • Mayer Hawthorne

    Mayer Hawthorne

    Mayer Hawthorne and The Stepkids bring the white guy soul funk to Orlando, and Jared Campbell explodes (in more ways than one).

  • Family Force 5

    Family Force 5

    Hundreds of salivating teenaged females (and one creepy old guy named Christopher Long) recently packed into Orlando’s hotspot, The Social, for the opening night of Family Force 5’s Solid Gold Tour.

  • Anthrax

    Anthrax

    Orlando fans went metal-thrashing mad when the Anthrax/Testament tour recently decimated the House of Blues. Christopher Long was deep in the pit of it.

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