“possessing one of the most celebrated and soulful voices in contemporary Australian music, Rick Price is a wonderfully diverse and successful recording artist”
Australian Singer/songwriter Rick Price has walked the journey many musicians dreams are made of. From the very beginning, as a nine year old and the youngest member of his family’s band. Music was Price’s Passion.
Since those humble yet defining days, set amongst the backdrop of country Queensland. The self taught artist has forged an internationally praised and respected career spanning more than three decades.
In the 90’s very few southern hemisphere radio stations would go a day without a Rick Price song on high rotation from his broad repertoire of eight albums. Price has been nominated for and received numerous music industry awards including the prestigious APRA Song Of The Year award for his song “Heaven Knows” and the Export Music Australia award for his outstanding achievements abroad.
Rick’s latest album released in September 2011, ‘The Water’s Edge’, showcased new influences and a broader style for Price. While there are still echoes of a great pop artist, country rhythm and blues meld beautifully with folk sounds to create an album that transcends genre. Rick has toured this album extensively for the last few years and broken new ground with audiences and concert halls all over the globe.
In Australia , Asia and the U.S. Rick has branched out into the festival market. Performing at the ‘Gympie Muster’, ‘Queensland Festival’, ‘Guthrie Green Festival’ (USA) ‘Wingham Akoostic Festival’, ‘Sydney Blues Festival’, ‘Bridgetown Blues Festival’, and returned for a second time to the ‘Thredbo Blues Festival’ in 2015. Standing ovations and major conversions to the Rick Price new sound happen every time he performs. New fans all over the world are commenting on Rick’s amazing voice and soulful songs. He is clearly the consummate solo performer.
Finishing off 2014 with a tour of Europe with long time friend Tommy Emmanuel sealed relationships with the European promoters for a Rick Price solo tour in 2015.
A multi-instrumentalist, Price continues to write and produce for numerous fellow artists. He currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee, where he is working on his upcoming album due out in 2015 where another side of Rick’s musical abilities will be shown and this album promises to be one of the best albums Rick has produced to date.