10 Things You Oughta know about Rocker Jocelyn Arndt of Jocelyn & Chris
Inside+Out gets personal with upstate NY local, Jocelyn Arndt, lead vocalist of Jocelyn & Chris. Inspired by the analog sounds of the 1960s, the brother-sister duo lead a cracking band of top-tier musicians intent on reviving rock.
Read our Exclusive Interview HERE > Jocelyn & Chris Bring Brains, Heart and Soul Back to Rock and Roll
What music are you listening to?
Today? I’ve been jamming out to Depeche Mode’s greatest hits.
What are you reading?
The Count of Monte Cristo.
What are you watching?
I just started The Wire. I’m late to the game, I know. When it gets too stressful I switch to cat videos on Youtube.
What are your favorite Podcasts?
Jocelyn: Anything true crime-related.
Name three things always in your fridge/pantry
Old Bay seasoning. Mint tea. Cherry tomatoes.
What is your favorite thing about the Hudson Valley
The change of seasons. Also Stewart’s.
Name your favorite Hudson Valley Restaurant
What are your Favorite Hudson Valley Music Venues
There are so many great ones! I know it’s technically a festival and not a venue,
but we’ve loved our experiences at Mountain Jam every time we’ve played it.
Favorite Local View
The top of Gore Mountain in North Creek, NY! Chris and I grew up skiing and snowboarding there,
and we both worked as instructors when we were in high school. Love that mountain.
Your Dream Upstate NY Weekend?
Go skiing, or go hiking, or swimming, or anything outside really.
Hit up a craft fair or a farmer’s market.
Go for a bike ride. See a cool movie. Cook something fun.
If you could have one superpower what would it be?
Sometimes I think being able to read minds would be cool.
But then I wonder if it would actually be more of a curse than a blessing.
What’s your current state of mind?
Excited. Energized. A little hungry.
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Think rock is dead? Meet Jocelyn & Chris. Two analog souls hell-bent on inciting a new rock revival.
Along with their band, Jocelyn and Chris have performed at hundreds of music festivals and venues across the country, including the Sundance Film Festival, the CMJ Music Festival in NYC, Mountain Jam Festival in Woodstock, NY, South by Southwest in Austin, TX, and Summerfest in Milwaukee, WI, where they were voted Best Act on the Emerging Artists Stage. Additionally, the group has played music venues such as The Viper Room and Hotel Café in Hollywood, CA, 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville, TN, Higher Ground in Burlington, VT, and The Bitter End and Rockwood Music Hall in NYC.