Presented by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts
Saturday, May 6, 7:00 pm
Colebrook Country Club
15 Abenaki Lane
Born in 1965 in Newport, Vermont into a musical family with an English mother and a French-Canadian father, Mike Goudreau picked up his first guitar at age 14 and hasn't stopped playing since. His early influences included the Beatles, Chuck Berry, Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and later, Albert King, Freddie King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Powder Blues and Downchild - to name a few. Such diverse interests help to explain why Mike is comfortable in so many musical genres, especially jazz and blues.
Since 2007, Mike's songs have been heard on hundreds of network TV shows such as NCIS Los Angeles (CBS), Life In Pieces (CBS), Bloodline ( Netflix) , Gotham (FOX) , the feature film "Passengers" (2016), the TV movie North Pole (Hallmark Channel), The Fosters (ABC Family) , Defiance (FX), Hung (HBO), Auction Kings (Discovery), Oddities (Discovery), Memphis Beat (TNT), Friday Night Lights (ABC), Let's Make A Deal (CBS), Scoundrels (ABC) , Justified (FX) , George Lopez Show (TBS), Dirty Sexy Money (ABC ), Army Wives (Lifetime) , Kath & Kim (NBC) and Everybody Hates Chris (CW), just to name a few.Mike’s original song ‘’ Look For The Sunshine ‘’ was featured in the Hollywood film ‘’West End”. Mike’s song ‘’ Miss Wonderful ‘’ was featured in the trailer for the French film ‘’Love Is In The Air’’, and another of his compositions was used in the TV movie ‘’Bonnie & Clyde’’ on HBO.
Over the past two decades, Mike has performed at some of the most prestigious Jazz & Blues Festivals in Canada including 10 times at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, (9 times at the Tremblant International Festival de Blues, 7 appearances at the Edmundston Jazz and Blues Festival, Quebec City, Sherbrooke, Rimouski, 3 times at the Maximum Blues de Carleton, Fredericton's Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival, Saint John Jazz Festival and Festival by the Sea. In September of 2008 Mike was invited to the '' Playing With Fire '' Blues Festival in Omaha Nebraska accompanied by members of Chicago's '' Mississippi Heat '' and had raving reviews for their performance. This is a concert not to be missed! Mike will be joined by Rick Erwin on drums and Bob Purington on bass guitar.
Please call 603-237-9302 or 603-246-8998 for additional information.
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