Five Firsts: Greg Artzner of Magpie
NAME: Greg Artzner
BAND AFFILIATION: Magpie
INSTRUMENT: Guitar, concertina, banjo
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … “Woody Guthrie: Bed on the Floor”
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Peter, Paul & Mary at Blossom Music Center in Akron, Ohio
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … a harmonica
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Blowin’ in the Wind” at a Civil Rights conference in my hometown at age 11.
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … The Vinnie D Four, Canton, Ohio
Greg Artzner and Terry Leonino as Magpie join forces with Kim & Reggie Harris to celebrate the Season of Light with thier annual winter solstice concert at the Eighth Step at Proctors in Schenectady at 7pm on Sunday (December 11). Tix are $20 in advance; $24 at the door.