Carly Goodwin

Carly Goodwin

BandCountryRock

Carly's debut album, produced by Grammy Award Winning Producer Carl Jackson, was critically acclaimed by Billboard Mag. & includes a duet with Willie Nelson of "Crazy". It won the LA Music Award in 2006 for Country Single of the Year, and was #1 in Europe.

Biography

Carly Goodwin was born in upstate New York on July 28. 1981 with country music infused into her soul. She played music, sang and performed throughout her formative years which were spent living in California, Utah and Colorado. Carly graduated from the University of Michigan in 2003 and moved to Nashville pursue her lifelong dream of being a recording artist.

Upon arriving in Nashville, Carly's talent and humor (Carly loves telling bad jokes) won over industry veteran and Grammy Award winning producer, Carl Jackson. With this knock out team, Carl produced Carly's debut album, which was released in 2004. This album, which was full of meaningful songs of life, 1/3 of which were written by Carly, was critically acclaimed by Billboard Magazine ("Critic's Choice"), Music Row Magazine and many others put Carly on the map as an artist who is here to stay. The album includes a duet with Willie Nelson of his classic song "Crazy". Their duet, which Willie himself explained as being "right up there with Patsy's" won the LA Music Award in 2006 for Country Single of the Year, and was #1 in Europe.

Carly has been interviewed on Fox and Friends, by the New York Times, Country Weekly, Music Row, etc. She has been covered by CNN, NBC, ABC, FOX, AP Wire and more.

Carly has toured over 20 countries all over the world bringing her music to many military bases too. Her song, "Baby Come Back Home" captured the hearts of military all over the world. Carly created "The World's Longest Letter to Our Troops" which was over 18 miles when she delivered it to Iraq in person in January of 2006.

Carly belives in inspiring her audiences through her music, as well as connecting to them. Carly has a passion for giving back to the world as feels that as an artist, she has a responsibility to do so. She is involved with organizations such as The Peace Alliance (www.thepeacealliance.org), Boundless Playgrounds (www.boundlessplaygrounds.org) and Artists Against Hunger and Poverty.

In November of 2006, Carly and veteran songwriter Josh Kear were married. Josh has written songs for Tim McGraw, Garth Brooks, and recently celebrated the hit "Before He Cheats" for Carrie Underwood.

Discography

"Carly Goodwin"-Debut Released November 2004
"This Christmas Day" Released November 2006

Set List

Carly Goodwin's show is beautiful, sexy and full of energy. Carly Goodwin's live shows rock with the audience. She loves to play. Her shows kick off with upbeat songs that get the crowds to their feet. Carly's set takes her audience through a full range of emotions through her songs. Her award winning rendition of "Crazy" which she did a duet with Willie Nelson on her debut album will make you weep in your beer.
Carly's shows typically consist of 40% covers and 60% original songs.

Possible Set list:
JUST ANOTHER MOUNTAIN
WHEN WILL I BE LOVED?- cover
DIXIE LULLABY
SET THIS CIRCUS DOWN- cover
BABY COME BACK HOME
I WON’T BACK DOWN- cover
CRAZY- cover
BLAME IT ON YOUR HEART- cover
HIGH ON A MOUNTAIN
THE ONLY ROAD TO TRAVEL
NEW NIGHT DAWNING
BOONDOCKS- cover
BEAUTIFUL WAY