Country: US

Female Blues guitar/singer

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Sue Foley

Biography

Sue Foley is a multi-award winning musician and of the one of the finest blues and roots artists working today. She spent her childhood in Canada, mesmerized by her father’s guitar and started her professional career at sixteen. By twenty-one, she was living in Austin, TX and recording for Antone’s—the esteemed record label and historic nightclub founded by blues aficionado, Clifford Antone. Foley’s first release, Young Girl Blues, quickly rooted her unique talents as a proficient blues guitarist/singer/songwriter and launched her out on the road—working and sharing the stage with legendary artists such as BB King, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, and Jimmy Rogers. She won the prestigious Juno Award (Canadian equivalent of the Grammy) for her CD, Love Coming Down in 2000 and holds the record for the most Maple Blues Awards (seventeen) as well as three Trophees de Blues de France. Foley also garnered several nominations at the International Blues Music Awards in Memphis, TN.

Foley is an accomplished and award winning songwriter. Her music has been featured in the major motion picture You Can Count On Me, and she contributed the theme song, “Two Trains,” for the internationally syndicated television series Just Cause. She has been featured numerous times in major print publications including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Toronto Globe and Mail, The National Post, Downbeat and Mojo Magazine, and has performed and been featured on nationally syndicated radio shows: House Of Blues, Sirius-XM’s BB King’s Bluesville, CBC’s Saturday Night Blues, NPR’s Mountainstage, West Coast Live, Kentucky Woodsongs and Beale Street Caravan.