Ethnic and Folk Music

Neil Woodward, Michigan’s Troubadour

Neil Woodward’s musical performances bring to life the Michigan Experience for Great Lakes audiences and visitors from around the world. Historical settings: Greenfield Village/Henry Ford and Crossroads Village/Huckleberry Railroad; and modern: schools, libraries, parks, festivals, lighthouses, theatres and homes are host to Neil’s award-winning instrumental skills and enthusiasm. He is recipient of Michigan State University’s Michigan Traditional Arts 2018 Heritage Award for leadership and artistry in the folk music sphere in the state of Michigan. The State of Michigan Legislature officially designated Neil “Michigan’s Troubadour” in recognition of his life-long commitment to preservation of Great Lakes folk music and culture.

Availability: Year-round


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Program: $200-$600
Workshop: $200-$600
Residency: $200-$600
Length of Residency if Applicable: Per day
Travel Expenses: Over 100 miles


Neil Woodward
8023 Schrepfer Road
Howell, MI 48855
Office Phone: (517) 223-7832