Matt is a regular teacher at the Swannaoa Gathering and is a master song leader and performer. Come prepared to sing, laugh, and generally feel a whole lot better about the world when you leave.

Matt Watroba sings and writes songs of compassion, inner strength, humor, and every day living. His ability to lead the audience in song has been compared to Pete Seeger.

Matt Watroba

7:00PM

Matt Watroba sings and writes songs of compassion, inner strength, humor, and every day living. His ability to lead the audience in song has been compared to Pete Seeger. In 2019, Matt was inducted into the Folk D.J. Hall Of Fame at the International Folk Alliance conference in Montreal. His long list of performance credits include the prestigious Ann Arbor Folk Festival, The Ark, Louisville’s Kentucky Music Weekend, The Fox Valley Festival, Chicago IL, The Old Songs Festival, Guilderland, NY, Owen Sound Folk Festival, Ontario, Canada and hundreds of school and community presentations throughout the country. He has shared the stage with some of our greatest performers, including Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie, Christine Lavin, Peter Yarrow, and Richard Thompson. He sings songs that you will feel and remember for a long time. You will love his music, you will love the journey that his music takes you on, and you will love the place that his music takes you to. Matt currently hosts and produces programming for WKSU public radio in Kent,Ohio as well as the popular internet radio service, Folkalley.com.

Genre: Bluegrass Jazz Classical Rock Classic Rock Southern Rock Acoustic Old-Time Folk Rock Indie Americana Country Folk Blues Reggae World Instrumental Comedy Drama Jam Motown Funk Swing Country Western Gypsy Jazz Celtic Singer Songwriter Atl Country Gospel Pop Hip-Hop Honky Tonk R&B Soul Story Teller Oldies Lawn Concert Private Event Brass Outlaw Country Big Band DJ Electronica Theater Dance Party Fundraiser Flamenco Pop Rock Special Event

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