Since I was a teenager; self-taught on keyboards, learned guitar and other string instruments in my mid-40's.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
1978. John Denver at Chicago Stadium.
What gear do you use?
Martin Custom-D dreadnought, Guild 12-string dreadnought (my favorite guitar), Seagull Entourage mini-jumbo, Blueridge BR73 OM, Epiphone Viola electric bass (similar to a Hofner), Yamaha acoustic-electric bass, Kala S.U.B. mini U-bass, Gold Tone plectrum banjo
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
A Bunch of Coconuts (Hawaiian, island and tropical music, 2008-2016), Loose Change & Friends (folk/old time country, 2003-2010), the Earth Tones (folk, Celtic, 1996-current), Slogan (Irish/Celtic session band, 2012-2016), Vic Miguel & Friends (2012-2017). Played 155 concerts with Loose Change & Friends, and about 100 gigs with A Bunch Of Coconuts.
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
Taste of Wisconsin, Kenosha, WI, about 300 people.