Madison Ebersole.

Blue Sun has been capturing both the ears and hearts of music-lovers in valley and beyond with their unique sound that is parts alternative, reggae, punk and more. The band is performing at The Hood Bar and Pizza in Palm Desert on Sunday, Nov. 6. For more info, visit Madison Ebersole is the guitarist and vocalist of the band, and she is the latest to take the Lucky 13. Here are her answers.

What was the first concert you attended?

Avril Lavigne for my 10th birthday.

What was the first album you owned?

Dookie by Green Day.

What bands are you listening to right now?

Everyone on Big Crown Records, plus Drugdealer and Natural Child.

What artist, genre or musical trend does everyone love, but you don’t get?

I don’t know; I guess the super-poppy butchers of old classics on the radio.

What musical act, current or defunct, would you most like to see perform live?

That’s a hard one! Amy Winehouse would have been amazing.

What’s your favorite musical guilty pleasure?

I’m gonna say Drake and country music, ha ha.

What’s your favorite music venue?

I really dig Pappy and Harriet’s for getting a chance to see bands I love in an intimate setting not far from home.

What’s the one song lyric you can’t get out of your head?

“Life moves way too fast, and the good thangs, they don’t last. So cut your bullshit son, and let’s get high,” “Makin’ It” by Natural Child.

What band or artist changed your life? How?

So many artists have helped save my life and shape me as a person; it’s hard to pick one. I will say that reggae music really pulled me out of a rut when I needed it most.

You have one question to ask one musician. What’s the question, and who are you asking?

Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine: Would you like to have a glass of wine, and sing and dance with me?

What song would you like played at your funeral?

“Take Me Home, Country Roads,” Toots and the Maytals.

Figurative gun to your head, what is your favorite album of all time?

Probably The Lonesome Crowded West or This Is a Long Drive for Someone With Nothing to Think About by Modest Mouse.

What song should everyone listen to right now?

Our new jam, “Candles (High on Halloween)” by Blue Sun.

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Matt King

Matt King is a freelance writer for the Coachella Valley Independent. A creative at heart, his love for music thrust him into the world of journalism at 17 years old, and he hasn't looked back. Before...