Five Firsts: Shannon Pelcher of Shannon Pelcher & the Iron Threads

January 16th, 2012, 11:00 am by Greg
Shannon Pelcher

Shannon Pelcher

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.

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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.