Margaret Belton is that rare artist who fuses her exceptional talent with a genuine warmth that makes audiences feel they’re part of the family.She founded her Patsy Cline Tribute band called ‘The Patsychords’ in 2010 and most recently created a variety cabaret show called ‘Lady Margaret & The Countrypolitans’ showcasing a variety of her favorite rare and classic crooner torch style jazz, country and blues songs, comedic sketches and storytelling. She has accomplished five rounds of her critically acclaimed portrayal of Patsy Cline in ‘Always… Patsy Cline’ twice at the Altarena Playhouse in Alameda CA, twice in New Orleans LA at the Stage Door Canteen, and once at The Woodminster Amphitheater in Oakland CA. She received a Theater Bay Area Award for being an outstanding performer in a musical for her portrayal of Patsy Cline and then in November of 2018 she took home another Theater Bay Area Award for her outstanding performance as a principal actor in ’Honky Tonk Angels’. A true renaissance woman, Margaret is a visual artist as well as a voice-over, on-camera and film actress. Her lead role in the film ‘Hiding in Freedom’ received an award from the World Music & Independent Film Festival for ‘Best Lead Actress in a Short Film’ as well as the film being accepted into the Cannes Film Festival. The authenticity and fearlessness with which Margaret approaches all of hercreative endeavors make her a versatile and vivacious performer.
Her band features Maurice Tani on guitar, David Phillips on pedal steel, Mike Anderson on bass, Henry Salvia on piano, Ken Owen on drums, Jeanine Richardson on tambourine and Kathleen Salvia on harmonies.
Catch this tribute to one of the greatest country singers of all time, performed by a group of terrific musicians imbued with the spirit of Patsy Cline!