Sarah Pray

Sarah Pray


"If passion has a voice, it's Sarah Pray. Solid songs sung with commitment. Every sultry note is sculpted and fashioned to pierce the soul... simply masterful." - KVIK-FM 104.7, Decorah, IA


Madison Wisconsin native Sarah Pray has achieved enviable and impressive touring credentials for an artist in the very first years of a music career. Moving to Minneapolis in 2007 in hopes of taking part in the cities thriving music scene, Sarah began performing and honing her skills with several residencies at the historic 400 Bar. Sarah’s commanding vocal power and heartfelt lyrics won over both fans and friends in the business and allowed her to move quickly into regional touring throughout the Midwest. Since 2008, Sarah’s ambitious touring schedule has included shows on the East Coast, in such well known venues as the Bitter End and The Living Room in New York City and the Basement in Nashville, as well as a leg of European touring in 2010.

Passionately pulled in the direction of making music the focus of her life, Sarah became an intern at Paradyme Productions, a recording studio in Madison WI, during a hiatus from college in 2006. Originally hired as a graphic artist, her interest soon shifted to the recording process, and she was given the opportunity to record five songs in exchange for her work. Sarah recalls, “That was it. From there, I was addicted to making music. I just wanted to do more recording and performing

Inspired by some of her favorite artists including Fiona Apple, Damien Rice, PJ Harvey and Emmylou Harris, Pray’s greatest desire is to share emotional common ground with audiences just as these artists have shared with her.

Sarah Pray and her band have shared the stage with the Felice Brothers, Michelle Malone, Sebastien Grainger, Haley Bonar, Jim Lauderdale, Dent May, Sick of Sarah and many other great artists.


self-titled EP (2007), Empty Words (2009). Groovy Girls Soundtrack co-writer and singer, KFAI 90.3, KUMD, WIDR, Cities 97, KVIK, WORT 89.9, WSUM, KSTO, WNRC, WHCS, WMOT-FM, WCHE1520, KAXE. WRUW, many more

Set List

Length: 1 to 2 hours of original material

Covers Include Fiona Apple, Linda Ronstadt, Beatles, White Stripes, lots more...