Five Firsts: Linda McRae

March 10th, 2017, 2:00 pm by Greg

Linda McRae

NAME: Linda McRae
BAND AFFILIATION: Formerly with Canadian Celtic/folk group Spirit of the West
INSTRUMENT: guitar, banjo, accordion

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Twist and Shout” (Beatles)

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Paul Revere & the Raiders and Seattle band Syndicate of Sound

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3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … accordion

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Help Me Make It Through the Night”

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Easy Money

Canadian singer-songwriter and recent inductee to the British Columbia Entertainment Hall of Fame Linda McRae makes her long overdue Caffe Lena debut at 7pm on Sunday (March 12), sharing the stage with Buffalo’s Davey-O for the latest installment of the Caffe’s Songwriters’ Showcase series. Tickets are $18 in advance; $20 at the door.