Myles Goodwyn (born in Woodstock, New Brunswick) is a record producer, guitarist, lead vocalist, main songwriter, painter, and founding member of the veteran Canadian rock band April Wine. As the longest serving and only original member, he has led the band from its modest garage band roots (in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1969) to multi-platinum sales exceeding 20 million records worldwide. He continues to lead the band to the present day.
In 2003 Myles Goodwyn received an ECMA Lifetime Achievement Award for his impact on the music industry of Atlantic Canada. Goodwyn has also received numerous writing and publishing awards internationally including the prestigious SOCAN Classic Award for more than 1,000,000 airplays. In 2009 he and April Wine won the coveted Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Award. In 2010, he and his group were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Goodwyn published his memoirs in the fall of 2016, “Just Between You and Me”, with acclaimed Canadian music industry author Martin Melhuish.
For nearly a decade Goodwyn has also actively supported and raised funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Goodwyn is also the founder of the charitable foundation, Soleful Caring … Shoes for the Homeless, est. 2014.
Don’t miss the Canadian rock and roll icon, Myles Goodwyn’s acoustic tour with special guess Jim Henman as they perform acoustic renditions of your favourite April Wine hits this October, at a theatre near you
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Friday, May 20th, 2022 Joseph R. Smallwood Arts & Culture Centre Gander, NL