Q&A with Steve Lauri (of The Hollies!)

What was the first concert you attended? At school when I was 16... a rock group called Sam Apple Pie.

Where and when was the first show you played? I was 18... at our local cinema, Saturday Morning Pictures.

What is your most memorable or off-the-wall touring experience? There are many funny and unusual things that have happened.

Which of your songs is your favourite and why? "My Remedy" from the CD Curfew, its contemporary and was written quickly.

If you could open for any artist in the next year, who would it be? Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.

What 3 artists have you listened to obsessively in the last month? No one in particular, I have a varied taste in music.
What did you want to be when you were growing up? I wanted to play music from the age of 15, and make a living from it. I succeeded.

What is your most embarrassing moment? There have been a few.. I try to forget those.

What is your favourite phrase? At the moment... "OH FOR F***S SAKE!"

Cat person, dog person, or both? Cat, her name is Tilley.

Books or movies? Movies when I get the time

What would most people be surprised to learn about you? I'm left handed and play guitar right handed. 

Check out Steve Lauri at Jammin Java Friday, October 23rd!