Rachael Price

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Rachael Price
Lake Street Dive - Rachael Price.jpg
Background information
Born (1985-08-30) August 30, 1985 (age 31)
Perth, Australia[1]
Origin United States
Genres Jazz, blues, indie, alternative, Americana
Instruments Vocalist, Electric Guitar
Labels Claire Vision Productions
Signature Sounds
Nonesuch Records
Associated acts Lake Street Dive

Rachael Price (born August 30, 1985) is a jazz vocalist from Hendersonville, Tennessee best known as lead vocalist of the band Lake Street Dive. She is a graduate in Jazz Studies from the New England Conservatory of Music in Massachusetts. Price is the great-granddaughter of creationist and Seventh-day Adventist leader George McCready Price, and the daughter of musician Tom Price.

Solo achievements[edit]

In 2003, Price received an honorable mention at the Montreux Jazz Festival's International Jazz Vocal Competition. In 2004, Price was a semi-finalist and the youngest competitor in the history of the Thelonious Monk Institute Vocal Competition. In August 2004 she made her U.S. jazz festival debut at Yale’s Jazz On The Green, where she opened for Joshua Redman. She won the 2006 Independent Music Award for Best Gospel Song with her recording of My God, My Adored One with the Boston Praise Collective.[2] She regularly appeared in concert as a featured vocalist with the T. S. Monk Sextet and worked with Grammy Award winning record producer K. C. Porter.

Price was featured singing The Star Spangled Banner at a baseball game in Episode 6 of the second season of the Netflix original series, House of Cards.

Lake Street Dive[edit]

Price performs with Lake Street Dive, a four-piece Brooklyn-based band started in 2004 in Boston with Michael Calabrese, Bridget Kearney, and Mike Olson. All were students at The New England Conservatory.

With the help of an award from The John Lennon Songwriting Contest, Lake Street Dive recorded their debut CD in 2006, in this episode... They started touring soon afterwards.[citation needed]

Nonesuch Records released the Lake Street Dive album Side Pony in February 2016.[3] Their previous album Bad Self Portraits was released in February 2014. [4]

Claire Vision[edit]

Price signed a contract with Claire Vision in 2006. By 2008, both Lake Street Dive and Claire Vision had released albums featuring Price. In late 2013, Price bought out her contract with Claire Vision.


  • Dedicated to You (2003)
  • From Exile to Exaltation (2006)
  • in this episode... (2006) (Lake Street Dive)
  • Rachael Price & The Tennessee Terraplanes - Refreshingly Cool (2008)
  • The Good Hours (2008)
  • Promises, Promises - Lake Street Dive (2008)
  • Lake Street Dive - Lake Street Dive (2010)
  • Live At the Lizard Lounge - Lake Street Dive (2011)
  • The Fundies EP - The Fundies (2012)[5]
  • Fun Machine (ep) - Lake Street Dive (2012)
  • Bad Self Portraits - Lake Street Dive (2014)
  • Side Pony - Lake Street Dive (2016)


  1. ^ Aitken, Scott (January 21, 2015). "Life After Winning Back The Right To Release Their Album". The Music. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Independent Music Awards - 5th Annual Winners
  3. ^ Nonesuch Journal, 12 Nov 2015 Nonesuch Journal
  4. ^ Wall Street Journal, 22 Aug 2013 WSJ online
  5. ^ https://thefundies.bandcamp.com/

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