Thursday, June 9, 2016

First/Last - Diego

"Diego has been in bands since he was 13, and has been a songwriter, performer, guitarist and singer, director and producer in Pittsburgh based groups such as Spontaneo, Gypsy and His Band of Ghosts and The Ruckus Bros. Diego first solo release draws inspiration from icons like The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Prince and many more."

Diego is the appropriately named band from songwriter Diego Byrnes from The Ruckus Brothers and Gypsy and his Band of Ghosts fame.His first solo self-titled album will be released on Friday (6/10) with a blow out party at James St. Gastropub with PL>Y and anjroy providing support. Admission includes a free copy of the album. I want to thank Diego for taking the time to participate in this edition of First/Last.

The first album you ever bought?
Rancid Out Comes The Wolves.

Your last album bought?
Radiohead's Moon Shaped Pool.

Favorite album of all time?
Bob Marley Legend.

Least favorite/most disappointing album?
I'm pretty easy to please.

First concert attended?
Besides local fireball shows, Presidents of The United States of America with The Spin Doctors and Sponge.

Last concert?
The last touring act I saw was Dropkick Murphy's with Tiger Army.

Favorite concert ever?
I've seen some great Jazz all over the world, but Gwar gets me every time.

Least favorite concert?
I'm pretty easy to please, I just love music.

Favorite thoughts, experiences about Pittsburgh?
It's home and there's no place like it.

Thanks, Diego. Looks like Friday is going to be a blast! And nice call on GWAR!

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