Five Firsts: Terri Roben of Dangerous On Decaf

August 23rd, 2012, 3:00 pm by Greg
Dangerous on Decaf

Dangerous on Decaf

NAME: Terri Roben
BAND AFFILIATION: Dangerous On Decaf
INSTRUMENT: Guitar, banjo, ukulele, mt. dulcimer

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS: “Clouds” by Joni Mitchell

2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS: Simon & Garfunkel in 1969 at SPAC

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS: a violin in third grade

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS: “Scarlet Ribbons”

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS: the duo Terri & Maria

The multi-talented Terri Roben teams up with her Dangerous On Decaf bandmates for performances at Carmen’s Cafe in Troy at 6 & 8pm on Friday (August 24). Admission is $5. The trio will also be performing outdoors at Coxsackie Riverfront Park in Coxsackie at 6:30pm on Sunday (August 26). Admission is free.

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Be Here Now: “The Songs of Paul Strausman” @ Caffe Lena, 8/23/09

August 20th, 2009, 12:32 pm by Greg

Paul-StrausmanSinger-songwriter-teacher-entertainer Paul Strausman died late last year, just a few days before Christmas. He was just 54 years old, and he left behind a wife, Carol Coogan, and three children.

At 3pm on Sunday, August 23, Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs will host a special children’s music tribute to Paul, featuring Terri Roben, Andy “The Music Man” Morse and a few special guests. All proceeds from the benefit concert will be placed in a fund for his children’s college education.

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