Josh Ritter (born October 21, 1976) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist of folk music and more specifically Americana.
Josh Ritter was born and raised in the city of Moscow (Idaho) in the United States. As a teenager, after listening to Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash's duet Girl from the North Country, he bought his first guitar. Later, he decided to give up his studies in neuroscience to pursue a career as a musician >>>.
At 21, Josh Ritter records his first self-titled album while still in college.
In 2010, he created his own band, The Royal City Band, with whom he toured across the United States, Canada, and Europe.