NAME: Shannon Pelcher
BAND AFFILIATION: Shannon Pelscher & the Iron Threads
INSTRUMENT: guitar, vocalist, songwriter
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry Be Happy” when I was seven years old.
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … The Lemonheads
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … An electric guitar
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … An original song
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … In seventh grade, I was in a band called Belly Button Lint (terrible name, I know)
Shannon Pelcher takes over the stage at Red Square in Albany on Friday (January 20) in support of her new five-song CD debut, “Shannon Pelcher & the Iron Threads.” The Hill Hollow Band opens the show at 9pm.