Music Events

Ben is available for booking at the following venues and events:

  • Guitar workshops and camps
  • Colleges
  • School music seminars
  • Conferences
  • House concerts
  • Performing arts concert series
  • Guitar society events
  • Art openings
  • Festivals
  • Wine bars and Vineyards
  • Studio recording
  • Fundraisers
  • Weddings and Private Parties

Contact Ben directly for all inquiries.


Ben's engaging, high energy performances, cover a diverse musical terrain including: American blues, folk, pop, Latin, jazz, Celtic, classical and African music as well as his own brand of catchy, introspective yet upbeat, compositions. He effortlessly moves from genre to genre keeping his audiences guessing and engaged, complimenting the music with story telling and good humor. "Very inspiring!" is a common refrain heard after a Ben Woolman concert.

"Besides the obvious attention to craft evident in his playing skills Ben considers what he does an art form, and it shows. Regardless of the style of music, he manages to put his own personal stamp on it. That he’s a sincerely pleasant and positive young man with a ready smile doesn’t hurt any either. As a concert venue we appreciate that the audience enjoyed the person as well as the performance. A pleasure to work with and we’re hopeful to get him back."

- Mike Linderman, Songbird Cafe, Custer, SD

Corporate Events

Ben's instrumental music is perfectly suited to set the mood for formal and informal receptions, cocktail hours, dinners, etc. He is a frequent performer at such events and is often complimented on the subtle energy and positive ambiance he adds to the affair. Never intrusive but always present, guests also appreciate the wide range of music he performs from traditional classical, blues, popular song arrangements, jazz standards, as well as his own compositions.

"With Ben Woolman providing music for your event, expect an extraordinary performance tailored precisely to your needs and goals. Listen to him play with your eyes closed and you'll believe you hear two guitars.  Open your eyes and you will see it is Ben producing complex and fascinating music by himself.  A listening pleasure and perfect for many settings."

- Kevin Field, Business Development Director, Travelers Insurance Company 

"Thank you so much for playing at our wine tasting event this past week! Everyone commented that the music was perfect for the evening."

- Jessica Ayers-Bean, Vice President of Community Relations, CampFire USA Minnesota Council


An extremely professional and versatile acoustic guitarist, Ben is ready to create an inspired musical program for your wedding. His wide and varied instrumental repertoire will make your wedding day extra special. Equally versed in both traditional and contemporary selections, his playing has added to many wedding events providing a meditative backdrop as guests arrive, processionals, interludes, recessionals, and celebratory postludes. Some folks even have him play his own compositions.

He is also available to play cocktail hours or any other reception events as appropriate.

Repertoire list available upon request.

Woolman is a facile guitarist, able to keep both bass and melody going simultaneously while still touching our emotions...Whichever guitar he chooses to play, he coaxes music from it and makes them all sing in their own voice. Woolman's own production allows for no distractions. It's all guitar and his amazing touch. Gorgeous. ” - David Kidney

— Green Man Review

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