Available band line-up : Solo up to 8 piece band
Types of music : 50s-60s-70s, Classic Rock, Jazz & Blues ( repertoire available upon request )
With a repertoire consisting of well over 500 cover songs in the Classic Rock , Blues, Jazz styles, Mike and his band know how to please any audience whether it's background music for a corporate function or full out party music for a dancing crowd....THEY DELIVER !! For the past 20 years they have performed at over 300 events including Festivals, concert halls across Canada & the USA. Notable performances include : Montreal International Jazz Festival ( 9 times ) , Mont Tremblant International Blues Festival ( 12 times ), CNE in Toronto and many others. Mike is also are regular artist featured at The Montreal Casino since 2002..
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, Ricky Skaggs, 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 confortable in so many musical genres, especially jazz and blues.
Past notable performances:
Montreal Jazz Festival ( 9 times since 1995 )
Over 300 Festivals and events across Canada and USA
Dozens of TV & radio shows for CBC, CTV, TVA, Radio-Canada
Regular artist at Montreal Casino
For the past year, Mike has been working on getting his many songs published for Film/TV in the U.S. And Europe. His songs have been placed on such TV shows as '' Everybody Hates Chris '' (CW) , '' Dirty Sexy Money '' (ABC), George Lopez Show (TBS), ''Kath & Kim'' (NBC), Justified (FX), Friday Night Lights (ABC), Scoundrels (ABC), Let's Make A Deal (CBS) ,Memphis Beat (TNT), Auction Kings ( Discovery ), and Hung ( HBO ) most notable.