written by Lindsay Lodis for Duck Club
- She’s the next big thing: Margo’s star isn’t just rising, it’s rocketing. Her debut album, Midwest Farmer’s Daughter, was released this March amid hype that can’t stop, won’t stop. It’ll be great in two years when you can say “I saw Margo Price for $15 at The Olympic,” and the other person goes “Really?”
- It’s classic, not pop country: Admittedly, I’m not a country fan. But I respect authenticity in any artist, and Margo Price is the real deal. She gigged around Nashville for over a decade, traces the line of classic artists such as Loretta Lynn (a la Lynn’s Coal Miner’s Daughter) and Merle Haggard, and writes her own songs.
- It’s a family affair: Price is backed by a talented band, including her bassist husband, Jeremy Ivey. She comes by songwriting naturally, as her great-uncle Bobby Fischer was a songwriter for the likes of Conway Twitty and Reba McEntire.
- She’s got stories: After the loss of one of her infant twin boys in 2010, Price started drinking heavily. When she emerged from the bottle and penned the heartfelt and fierce autobiographical songs on Daughter, she heard the word “No” 30 times before Jack White’s label, Third Man Records, finally gave her a shot.
- She’s a badass: While seven months pregnant, Margo played drums at SXSW. She’s got nine tattoos. She’s been to jail. She lived in a tent in Colorado and she’s lived in a double-wide in Tennessee.
Don’t miss your chance to see Ms. Margo Price live in Boise at The Olympic on Friday, October 21st with tourmate William Tyler. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm. Get your tickets now to experience a night that’ll go down in the books! Click here to listen to her most recent album Midwest Farmer’s Daughter and then buy your tickets!