Often referred to as the female Bruce Springsteen, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sue Menhart was born in St. Louis, Missouri but now calls Connecticut her home. Playing guitar since age eight, she joined her first band at age 15, opening for REO Speedwagon on the back of a flatbed truck at the Groton Naval Submarine Base. Her live shows up and down the East coast and throughout the South range from intimate coffee houses featuring herself and her red Takamine acoustic, to ten-piece powerhouse extravaganzas on world-famous New England resort casino stages complete with horn sections and top-notch accompanying musicians.
She independently released the album "Torn" in 2008 and the "Gypsy Soul" EP in 2009 which was awarded a "Top 25 of 2010" distinction by Indie-Music.com. In 2011, she released a solo EP on Good Sponge Records titled "Forever," a "Top 25 of 2012" pick from Indie-Music.com. In 2017, she released the album "Love Ain't Hard" to critical acclaim. Though industry-wide success has eluded her, she has a blast writing a column for Sound Waves Magazine titled "All the World's A Stage," ranting and raving about the music biz. Visit Sue’s blog at http://suemenhart.wordpress.com to read them all. Look for her upcoming memoir detailing a musical life in anonymity soon.
Sue has drawn comparisons to Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi, Janis Joplin, Lucinda Williams, Diana Krall and Adele.