Five Firsts: Brian Wellbrock of Hawbuckees
NAME: Brian Wellbrock
BAND AFFILIATION: Hawbuckees
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS … The Lovin’ Spoonful’s Daydream. First 45? “Red Rubber Ball” by the Cyrkle
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Chicago at SPAC in the ’70s
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … Guitar. Hated it. Bought drums. Back to guitar…
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … Don’t know for sure. Something from Michael Hurley or Jeffery Frederick?
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … Dance Planet. Oooh booooy…
Brian Wellbrock straps on his guitar and steps up to the microphone to lead Hawbuckees – also featuring guitarist Brian Campoli, drummer George Lipscomb and bassist Jeff Sohn – through an evening of “Live American Grade Music” at the Victory Cafe in Albany at 8pm on Saturday (December 20). Admission is free.