FIVE FIRSTS: Dar Maloney of the Matchstick Architects
NAME: Dar Maloney
BAND AFFILIATION: Lead singer-songwriter-rhythm guitar player for the Matchstick Architects
1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WAS: The Beatles’ Hard Day’s Night
2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS: The Carpenters at SPAC
3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS: An electric guitar from Montgomery Wards!
4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS: “I’m a Little Teapot.” (Hey, it was a popular tune in 4th grade!)
5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS: The Usual Suspects
Dar Maloney straps on her guitar to join her Matchstick Architects bandmates in concert at The Linda in Albany at 7:30pm on Saturday (January 28) for the Winter Warm-up Concert. The third annual concert – a benefit for WAMC-FM and The Linda – will also feature Caroline Doctorow, Sub Slab and Jasper. Tickets are $10.