Suzie's birthday is 1/5, so we'll be celebrating it at her monthly show at Venice Cafe. The bands are, in no particular order: Suzie Cue & friends, Benny Fowler, and Ellen the Felon Ages 21+. $5 cover. Doors at 9, music at 9:30. Venice is a cash-only bar. ATM available.
Sounds Like: Ani DiFranco, Anais Mitchell, Cat Power, Aimee Mann, Liz Phair
Bio: Suzie Cue is a tiny lady, but don’t let appearances fool you. It would be easy to expect some softly strummed major chords and a mere whisper of a voice, politely asking you to love her. You’d be disappointed. Sure, she seems to practically disappear behind her acoustic guitar before she gets goi...See Full Bio
“On first blush, an affinity to Ani DiFranco comes through strong—Suzie Cue’s tight, arpeggiated strumming style was popularized by many in the anti-folk era of the ‘90s, when DiFranco reigned as superstar. At the same time, in what must be a conscious move away from DiFranco’s early days, Suzie Cue does temper the Angry Girl Folk Singer archetype of “76 Seconds” and “So Blue” with tender existentialism.”