Margo Price

"You can't let every bad thing that happens to you in your life overtake you."

  • Margo Rae Price, born April 15, 1983, is an American country singer-songwriter based in Nashville, Tennessee. The Fader has called her "country's next star."[7] Her debut solo album Midwest Farmer's Daughter was released on Third Man Records on March 25, 2016.[8][9] The album was recorded at Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, and was engineered by Matt Ross-Spang. The album was recorded in three days.[10] On tour, she is backed by her band the Pricetags.  
  • Price grew up in the small town of Aledo, Illinois,where she played piano and sang in church choir before studying dance and theater at Northern Illinois University.  
  • Did you know? Price dropped out of school in 2003, at age 20, and moved to Nashville, Tennessee.
  • n Nashville, Price worked a number of jobs including waiting tables, installing and removing residential siding, and teaching children dance at a YMCA.[13] Price and her husband, guitarist Jeremy Ivey, were part of Secret Handshake, a band that only played political songs before she and Ivey started Buffalo Clover and later formed Margo and the Pricetags, which she says was "supposed to be a supergroup..
  • Price has been described by Rolling Stone Country as "a fixture of the East Nashville music community,"[8] and appeared on that publication's list of Country Artists You Need to Know in 2014.[14] Fellow Nashville musician Aaron Lee Tasjan calls her "a singular and vital part of this scene, as a thing unto herself."[13] In 2015, she provided backing vocals to the song "Prohibition Rose" from The Limestone Kid album by Parker McCollum.
  • Price has proven to be popular in the UK, with her album reaching number 1 on the UK Country Album chart, embarking on UK tours in 2016 and 2017, performing on Later... with Jools Holland and at the prestigious Glastonbury Festival[17] as well as garnering 3 nominations from the UK Americana Awards.[18] She performed as part of the C2C: Country to Country festival in 2018.

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