Meg Baird is an American musician originally from New Jersey and currently based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is best known as a founding member and lead female vocalist for the Philadelphia folk rock band Espers. In 2007, Baird released her first solo LP Dear Companion on Drag City. She has also collaborated with sister Laura in The Baird Sisters, and appeared as a backing vocalist on Bonny 'Prince' Billy's 2007 EP Ask Forgiveness.  She also appeared as a backing vocalist on Sharon Van Etten's second album, Epic. As a solo artist, she has toured with Bert Jansch, James Blackshaw, Micah Smaldone, Sharron Kraus and others.
Her vocal style has often been compared to that of Fairport Convention's Sandy Denny and Pentangle's Jacqui McShee, although she has herself cited Trees' Celia Humphris as the more personally influential member of the 1960s and 70's UK folk scene.
Most recently she appeared on a 7" compilation entitled Meet the Philly Elite, featuring former touring partners Kurt Vile and Jack Rose, as well as US Girls.