Mary Sue Twohy's smooth vocals dancing above subtle, expressive guitar garnered her a 2000, 2001 nominations for Contemporary Female Folk vocalist, Contemporary Folk Recording, and Song of the Year and 1999 Best New Artist Award from the Washington Area Music Association. Azalea City Recordings, Carroll Street presents The Risk Involved, Mary Sue's second recording effort, produced by Pete and Maura Kennedy. Training Butterflies, Mary Sue's debut, was produced by Pete Kennedy. Both CDs have gone to 2nd pressing. 'To quote Yoda, 'Do or do not...there is no try.' There's no trying about The Risk Involved; Twohy just gets out there and does it, and she does it well.' Dirty Linen 2002 'Mary Sue Twohy is a gentle, but compelling singer...' Sing Out! Folk Song Magazine 2002 'If anything Twohy's soprano has only grown more appealing and expressive in the interim, and the choice of tunes this time around consistently serve her well'Mike Joyce, The Washington Post, 2001 'As far as the Goose-Bump meter goes, Mary Sue Twohy is up there with Nanci Griffith, Sarah McLachlan, Iris Dement.' Dave Richards, The Morning News, 2000 Mary Sue has shared the stage with John Gorka, Eliza Gilkyson, Magpie, Tom Prasada-Rao, Ellis Paul, David Massengill, Amy Fradon, Monty Delaney, Michael Jehrling, Silk City, Eddie from Ohio, Lisa McCormick, Vyktoria Pratt Keating, Teddy Goldstein, The Kennedys, Ruthie and the Wranglers, Terri Allard, and Darryl Purpose.