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Oregon, United States
Maiah Wynne captivates audiences worldwide with the alluring and enigmatic duality present in her music. An award-winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Maiah delivers powerful and universally resonant lyrics with a hauntingly beautiful voice layered in sophisticated and emotive folk/pop soundscapes. Her vocal quality conveys a rare combination of opposing elements that contribute to a timeless and genuinely unique signature sound with wide appeal - simultaneously delicate and strong, light and dark, “pretty-but-raw.” (The Missoula Independent) In addition to finalizing her first full length album, Maiah’s currently collaborating on an EP with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Alex Lifeson of Rush, and Juno Award winner Andy Curran. Her numerous accolades include winning The Burl Audio Covid19 Songwriting Contest (2020), the International Music from the Moon Contest (2019), the Claim to Fame International Song Contest (2018), and the HATCH Groundbreaker Award for Music (2016). She has featured on NPR’s All Songs Considered (2019), at Sundance (2016), SXSW (2017), and in-studio on KEXP (2018), and has opened for artists and bands including Lucinda Williams, Dave Mathews, Tanya Tucker, Indigo Girls, Beth Ditto, Ruby Omanfu, Brandi Carlile, members of Thunderpussy and Pearl Jam, and Rising Appalachia. With a passion for social justice, Maiah has donated time and funding to organizations including the Arts Fund Seattle, Black Resilience Fund, First Aid Arts, Missing and Murdered Indigeneous Women USA, the Misool Foundation, NAACP, UNCUT Youth Programs, and WaterWatch.