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, Johnny Cash, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and later, Albert , B.B. And Freddie King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dutch Mason - to name a few. Such diverse interests help to explain why Mike is comfortable in so many musical genres, especially jazz and blues.
For the past 7 years, Mike songs have been heard on hundreds of network TV shows such as Everybody Hates Chris (CW) , Dirty Sexy Money (ABC ), Army Wives (Lifetime) , Kath & Kim (NBC), George Lopez Show (TBS), Justified (FX) ,Scoundrels (ABC) , Let's Make A Deal (CBS), Friday Night Lights (ABC), Memphis Beat (TNT), Auction Kings (Discovery), Oddities (Discovery), Hung (HBO), Defiance (FX), The Fosters (ABC Family) and the TV movie North Pole (Hallmark Channel) just to name a few.
In April 2013 – 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.