Around this time in , life looked a lot different for Margo Price. The thought of performing on Saturday Night Live was more pipe dream than possibility. Even the prospect of paying rent on time was, at times, hard to fathom. But now, as Price sits in a booth at East Nashville restaurant El Jaliciense, realized dreams are part of her everyday life. In a few hours, Price will head back home to finish packing for a string of dates on her Nowhere Fast headlining tour; at 3 a.
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Margo Rae Price born April 15,    is an American country singer-songwriter and producer based in Nashville, Tennessee. The Fader has called her "country's next star. The album was recorded in three days. 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. In Nashville, Price worked a number of jobs including waiting tables, installing and removing residential siding, and teaching children dance at a YMCA. Price has been described by Rolling Stone Country as "a fixture of the East Nashville music community,"  and appeared on that publication's list of Country Artists You Need to Know in Price is married to Jeremy Ivey, who plays guitar in her band. In , Price gave birth to twin boys, Judah Quinn and Ezra. Two weeks after his birth, Ezra died from a heart condition.
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E arlier this year, in a round of interviews to promote her third album — its release ultimately delayed by the coronavirus pandemic — Margo Price announced her intention to publish a memoir. On the face of it, that seems a little presumptuous. The latter is a loose collection of artists reanimating the unbiddable spirit of 70s albums by Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard, which numbers Sturgill Simpson and Jason Isbell among its participants, a position further cemented for Price by a duet with original outlaw Willie Nelson. But by the time she became a celebrated figure, Price had already lived enough to fill a book. Her parents lost their farm when she was a toddler in the mids downturn that provoked the Farm Aid benefit gigs.