For nearly two decades, Kristen Goodman has performed in a variety of cover bands, wedding bands, and original projects. As a versatile singer and multi-instrumentalist, Kristen has been a band leader and featured vocalist in a variety of styles including acoustic folk rock, yacht rock, R&B, party pop, and jazz.
Kristen Goodman is a versatile singer and entertainer specializing in acoustic, folk, jazz, musical theatre, cabaret, rock, blues, and soul. She frequently plays solo shows at bars, cafés, and house concerts. Her original music is influenced by artists like Joni Mitchell, kd lang, Sadé, Brandi Carlile, Bonnie Raitt, India Arie, Carole King, James Taylor, Paul Simon, Tracy Chapman, and so many others. She enjoys playing cover songs from the past several decades, adapting each song to showcase her own style.
Kristen absolutely loves to sing jazz, showtunes, cabaret, and classics from the American songbook. Her powerful vocals and her emotional delivery of the song's story have been known to make audiences laugh, cry, and even leap from their seats.
Photo above by Mark Moore. From left to right: Andy Hainz, Lola Van Ella, Bibi Dazzle, Kristen Goodman, Nathan Jatcko, Dustin Sholtes.