Maria Wallace is a singer, songwriter and award-winning music promoter based in Yorkshire, England. She performs both original and traditional music and is steeped in folk-roots, bluegrass and old time Americana. Maria is also an award-winning grassroots promoter under the name True North Music. In 2021 Maria was nominated for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Industry Involvement Award, and participated in the 2021-22 cohort of Brighter Sound’s Leaders Network. In 2022 Maria was awarded ACE’s Developing Your Creative Practice Award to develop her upcoming podcast. Read more about Maria’s track record and awards here.
Whether as a musician, promoter, writer or enthusiast, Maria is constantly seeking to build community, make the scene more inclusive and welcoming, and above all share the joy and fun of grassroots live music.