Recently Leonard has become the Executive Producer of Home Routes/Chemin Chez Nous, a non -profit based in Winnipeg, which has added greatly to the infrastructure of Folk Music in Canada, with a network of of House Concerts, and acoustic concerts in small rooms. He is extremely excited about the organizations recent expansion to the east coast, as canèt wait to make new collaborations with stakeholders in the east coast music scene, and discover new talent as well.
Known as the founder and band leader of The Duhks, Leonard Podolak is an innovator and folk music contributor, touring music festivals throughout the world. Frequently making visits to North America, Europe and Australia with The Duhks, Leonard has shared styles of music from the string traditions of Appalachia, Ireland, Scotland, England, Quebec, and Louisiana, while bringing in influences of Gospel, Blues, Rock, Afro-Cuban, and African traditions. Leonard's current projects include the duet band Matt Gordon & Leonard Podolak, the quartette band Dry Bones & record producing of the Juno nominated and ECMA award- winning CD Aupres du Poele from PEI band, Ten Strings and A Goat Skin.