Her career has seen triumph after triumph. Among her most recent successes: being awarded the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival 2019 Special Recognition Award and being nominated for a 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award for Producer of the Year with her co-producer, Mark Lalama. Suzie achieved finalist status in the Solo/Duo Category at the 2013 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN; received the 2012 CBC Saturday Night Blues Great Canadian Blues Award and the 2012 Sirius XM Canada Blues Artist of the Year. Suzie has won 10 Maple Blues Awards, 1 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Vocalist of the Year and is a 3X Juno Nominee.
Suzie has toured with Downchild, The Vinyl Cafe and she has performed for Canadian Peacekeepers in Bosnia and Dubai.
Well, apparently this space is for my 'Life on the Street"!
My musical life this past coupe of years has taken place mostly on the 'street' of StreetJelly, and not touring North America as usual. It's been just over a two years that I've been performing weekly on StreetJelly. More gigs are slowly but surely happening which is great but I'll continue to perform here on StreetJelly as I'm able.
Thanks so much for listening and for all of your support all you lovely JellyFish and JellyFlies!
'See' you next show!
- my main acoustic now is a Yanuziello Mariposa model. It is made of rosewood and spruce. I named the guitar Leslie Rose - Leslie for Leslie, AK where I played one of my first shows on the guitar, and Rose for the rosewood from which the guitar was built. You can see Joe Yanuziello's incredible instruments here: https://www.yanuziello.com/
- I have a Larrivee parlour guitar that is nicknamed Mabel - she is made of maple and spruce. Someone asked me one day what my guitar was made of; I said 'Mabel and spruce. I mean maple." Then I had an aha moment and decided to name the guitar Mabel.
- my green Dingwall Designer bass is nicknamed "Kermit" - it is a funky green colour. The luthier, Sheldon Dingwall called the colour of the bass "5th margarita green". Sheldon's guitars are here: https://dingwallguitars.com/
“You made my heart sing.”
“Thanks for playing my song.”
“I bow to your Godliness.”
“You made this party not suck.”
“I love and support your charity.”
“You're going to the Big Time.”
“On my couch, saving the world.”
“Gratitude, Your Highness.”