Five Firsts: Dennis Gruenling

June 29th, 2011, 11:24 am by Greg

Dennis Gruenling

NAME: Dennis Gruenling
BAND AFFILIATION: Dennis Gruenling & Jump Time, David Malachowski & the Woodstock Allstars
INSTRUMENT: Harmonica

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Springsteen – “The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle”

2. THE FIRST CONCERT I EVER SAW WAS … The Beach Boys

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

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PLAYED IN PUBLIC WAS … Maybe Jimmy Reed’s “I Ain’t Got You”

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Bob White & the White Boys

Blues harmonica ace Dennis Gruenling and his band will be breathing fire at a free concert at Riverfront Park in Athens at 7pm on Friday. Chances are he’ll be back at the same place for another free show just three weeks later, too (Friday, July 29), this time blowing heat with David Malachowski & the Woodstock All Stars.

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