Mike Carr is one of Australian music’s most exciting performers.
As a songwriter he is right up there with the best, having written and co- written some of the most popular Australian country songs of the past 10 years. These include THE ANZAC, New England Highway and Get Loud (Adam Brand),Real People (Melinda Schneider),”It don’t buy you love (Mcalister Kemp) just to name a few.
As an artist,his self titled debut album, released in 2003, yielded the singles While the Wife’s Away, Up on His Shoulders while his follow up album, in 2007”Legend” produced the hit song “She’s Gone”.
Mike has built a considerable following with his live performances. Touring Australia with country music superstars such as Terri Clark and David Lee Murphy & performing twice as an invited guest on “The Global Showcase” in Nashville he has won hearts all over the globe.
He is a sought after performer at the Tamworth Country Music festival and has become a permanent fixture at CMC Rocks festivals not only as a performer but as MC sharing the stage with the likes of Taylor Swift and Jo Nichols and in 2011 country superstar Alan Jackson and 2012 Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill.
In 2009 Mike created the comedy character Buddy Goode and was signed to ABC/Universal music. His 2nd album “The One and Only Buddy Goode” was nominated for Best Comedy Album at the 2011 ARIA Awards. In 2012 his 3rd release “Unappropriate” won the ARIA for best comedy album.
These days Mike splits his time between the serious singer/songwriter and his alter ego Buddy but also finds time to do what he loves doing the most.. simply entertaining people. Without a doubt Mike Carr is one of the most accomplished and versatile performers in Australia , perfect for every event…and he knows how to get people on the dance floor!