Cowpunker Eddie Spaghetti, pictured above, was three years removed from graduating Santa Rita High School when he and his buddies hightailed it to Seattle. Their timing was perfect. Tucson-born cowpunk band The Supersuckers caught the first wave of the great Northwest grunge movement and were early sign-ons to the genre's seminal label, Sub Pop.

Not bad for a group of Tucsonans eager to ditch the desert's punishing heat for the rainier climes of Washington State. And yet, Eddie Spaghetti...

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What: Eddie Spaghetti in concert with Rich Hopkins.

When: 8 p.m. Friday.

Where: Hotel Congress Plaza, 311 E. Congress St.

Cost: Free; 21 and older only.

Details: Hotel Congress website