Five Firsts: Abbie Gardner of Red Molly
NAME: Abbie Gardner
BAND AFFILIATION: Red Molly
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … The California Raisins
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … My dad, playing with the Galvanized Jazz Band (dixieland)
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … violin, though I quickly switched to flute.
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … probably a classical flute piece at my first recital, though I don’t remember which one. (It was 4th grade.)
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … The Bluefield Elementary School Band. The first modern band I was in was Silent Q, a garage rock band, playing bass and singing backup. We did Rush, Yes, Pink Floyd and Genesis covers.