Showtime 7:30 pm Anne McCue is an alternative country singer-songwriter, guitarist & producer from Australia. McCue grew up in Campbelltown, an area southwest of Sydney, Australia and graduated from Saint Patrick's college and the University of Technology, Sydney with a degree in Film Production and Film Studies. She is a Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Multi-Instrumentalist, Producer, Engineer and Video Director. McCue's first band was based in Sydney and was called Vertigo after the Alfred Hitchcock film. In 1988, McCue moved to Melbourne, Australia and took guitar lessons from Bruce Clarke. Answering an ad in the local press, she joined all-female rock band Girl Monstar as lead guitarist (1988–1993). The band had two Number One hits on the Australian Independent Charts and eventually received an ARIA nomination for best independent act. Following her stint with Girl Monstar, she played acoustically around Melbourne, later performing in Vietnam for a year before returning to Melbourne to record her Laughing EP (1996). She then joined Australian female trio Eden AKA, who signed to Columbia Records in the USA. They released a self-titled album and performed in Canada and the USA at the Lilith Fair in 1998 and 1999.