NAME: Shannon Heaton
BAND AFFILIATION: Matt & Shannon Heaton, updated and traditional Irish music duo from Boston
INSTRUMENT: Irish (wood) Flute, Whistles, Accordion, and Voice
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Cargo” by Men at Work and the Clash’s “Combat Rock” (same shopping trip … co-bought with my sister)
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … I went to loads of folk/traditional music concerts when I was little. But the first big show I attended WITH MY OWN MONEY was the Police’s Synchronicity Tour.
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … The piano – and my mom was my teacher.