Entertainment Consultant / Concert Producer
Ken Woodward was born and raised in a small SE Ohio town. His life long passion was music, not just listening to it but playing it beginning in middle school and continuing through high school where he performed in the marching band, jazz band, and the orchestra.
After high school he attended college for two years before deciding that his music was taking him in a different direction. That direction was north to Buffalo, NY where he went to work for a local concert promoter working as his assistant and soon after as the box office manager at the promoter’s ticket agency located inside the Buffalo Auditorium.
While working here he met several artists and tour managers, along with a friend in Nashville, who was working as an agent to several of the Country Music stars, who convinced him to move to Nashville. Upon arriving in the “Music City”, bringing his knowledge with him, he began contacting his connections and began working as a talent agent himself to some of the Country stars including the likes of John Anderson, Dottie West, Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters to name a few.
It is here where Ken and Variety connected and after a visit back to Ohio he joined Variety as an Entertainment Consultant.