Who is susan and why do I care????????

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Susan began singing in clubs in 1989 with an array of New York area bands. She received countless accolades from local, national, and international publications for her work with the band One Step Beyond. The band received airplay on many radio stations, and was played on The Howard Stern Show. Among other honors, One Step Beyond was chosen to open for Black Sabbath on the Levi's sponsored local band stage at the Jones Beach Theater. Their music was featured in an award winning independent film, "Playing With Mr. Greeley" and in "The X Games". After a showcase at Rockergrl music festival in Seattle, Courtney Love called Susan "charismatic". She has worked with many great local acts as well as members of national acts like King Missile, White Trash, and Grammy nominated artist Joaquin Lievano.

Fisherman's Blues (Waterboys Cover)

With roots that extend across the ocean to Irish counties Mayo, Leitrim, Cork & Kilkenny and family ties to distinguished Irish-Americans like former NYC Mayor James Walker, "Our Gang" actor & war hero George T. Wendelken as well as legendary actor Brian Dennehy, Susan is also heavily involved in the Irish music scene. In 1999, she joined the celtic-rock band ALTERnaTRAD. Their combination of traditional Irish music and rock & roll struck a chord with the press and soon generated a sizeable fan base. They played all the major festivals and opened for high profile Irish artists like Shane McGowan, Black 47, Blink and The Revs. Susan has also shared the stage with many big names on the Irish scene, including musicians from Riverdance, Lord of The Dance, members of The Whole Shebang, Cherish The Ladies, The Prodigals and Steve Holloway, whose percussion was featured in the soundtrack to the motion picture, "The Brothers McMullen". She performed alongside Rami Jaffee from the Foo Fighters, Sean O'Connor from Thin Lizzy, Joey Molland from Badfinger, Mark Farner from Grand Funk Railroad, legendary musician & Aerosmith producer Mark Hudson and Dickey Betts from the Allman Brothers.

Me & Bobby McGee (Janis Joplin Cover)

Susan works as a session singer and is the featured female vocalist for weddings with the Andy Cooney Band, cover bands The Boilermakers and 6 Gun 5 as well as frequently sitting in with popular Irish acts like Celtic Cross and The Diddley Idols. She can also be seen fronting the all-female heavy metal band 'Dormitory Effect. Recently Susan also toured with the "Heavy Metal Man" Rock-Comedy group, fronted by actor/comedian and Saturday Night Live alum, Jim Breuer.  Most recently, Susan joined the Christmas tour with Grammy winning recording artist and fiddle virtuoso Eileen Ivers!

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Susan with Jim Breuer's "Heavy Metal Man" band. 
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