Five Firsts: Suzie Brown
NAME: Suzie Brown
INSTRUMENT: guitar and bass
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … Carole King’s Tapestry
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Peter, Paul & Mary – my parents surprised us and took us there on our way back from summer camp.
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Piano – I played growing up, and then after college switched to guitar.
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Angel from Montgomery” by John Prine
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … my own!
Suzie Brown – award-winning singer, songwriter, cardiologist (no, really) – straps on her guitar to perform this afternoon (Friday, August 1) on the Main Stage at the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival at Dodds Farm in Hillsdale, as part of the Emerging Artist Showcase. Single-day tickets for today’s festival-opening festivities are $45.