This was my first-ever concert featuring a mother and her daughter performing together as a duo. I went to the show without being familiar with the music of either, a fact that, as it turned out, did not diminish at all my enjoyment of the concert.
The evening felt pretty much like being in the living room of two talented musicians - there was a lot of casual talk, some humorous jabbing, many funny lines thrown in by both Suzzy and Lucy, with even the audience getting involved on occasion. Then there was a song abandoned after only a few guitar chords, when Lucy suggested that they play only songs they actually know. Depending on intangible factors, I may sometimes get annoyed by musicians who appear to be exceedingly relaxed, but that wasn't the case Friday night at McCabe's. I must have found the informal feel of the evening to be contagious, because the next thing I knew, I was laughing along with Suzzy and Lucy when they burst into uncontrolled laughter, right in the middle of a song.
|Lucy Wainwright Roche (left) and Suzzy Roche having a laugh at McCabe's|
|Suzzy Roche at McCabe's|
|Lucy Wainwright Roche (left) and Suzzy Roche at McCabe's|
|Lucy & Suzzy, with Nate Borofsky|
|Suzzy & Lucy's set list|
|Nate Borofsky at McCabe's|
|Nate Borofsky's set list|
|Nate Borofsky at the merch desk|