Five Firsts: Diego Garcia

January 25th, 2012, 2:00 pm by Greg

Diego Garcia

NAME: Diego Garcia
INSTRUMENT: voice and guitar

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Chris Isaak’s “Wicked Game”

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … U2’s “Achtung Baby” tour – Zoo TV at the Tampa Stadium. I wanted so badly to be Bono afterwards.

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3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … My mom’s beat up Spanish-style guitar. She brought it with her from Argentina and never really played it after having kids.

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … Iggy Pop’s “My Dog.” Note: Whenever played, this song would incite a riot.

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Engine. Again, we basically covered the Stooges.

Following his acclaimed Nippertown debut at LarkFest in September, Diego Garcia returns to town at 8pm on Friday (January 27) for a concert at The Linda in Albany in support of his debut solo album, “Laura.” Tix are $15.