From Murray, Nebraska, Dave Morris was surrounded by the musical influence of his parents. He began playing bass guitar nearly 50 years ago. His musical contributions as a stand-up and electric bass player are legendary, as Morris is accomplished playing folk, smooth country blues, rhythm and blues, blues, country and bluegrass music. He is a current member of The McGovern String Band and The String Demons. He also performed with The New Hokum Boys with Dr. John Walker, Dr. John Walker, and The Bottle Tops.
Dave Morris was inducted into the Nebraska Performing Arts Hall of Fame in 2021, alongside band mates Dr. John Walker and Peter Blakeslee. His contributions to Nebraska music are endless, playing in numerous pickup bands, as well as being one of the first ever to grave the stage at The World Famous Zoo Bar.
Dave’s family is also extremely musical. His two sons, Sam Morris, known for his amazing audio engineering skills and traditional bagpipes, and his percussion playing son Nate Morris, can be found playing in and around Nebraska.