Maddie Morris was the winner of the BBC Radio 2 Young folk award, and is a contemporary folk musician, who is heavily influenced by traditional protest song Originally from Bedfordshire and currently based in Leeds, Maddie is a strong believer that ‘the personal is political’, and uses her own experiences to raise discussion around issues such as LGBTQ rights, CSA, Feminism and trauma, too name a few.
Maddie recently completed a EU joint headline tour with activist CHUCK SJ. She has also played at prestigious events including Sidmouth folk festival and the main stage at Trans Pride Brighton 2019 . Maddie was also a ‘new roots’ winner, and won the Alan Sertee trust fund for emerging roots and traditional artists.
Five time folk award winner Jim Moray describes Maddie as ‘leading the next generation of politically motivated songwriters.’.