Welcome

The Kathy Ford Band has been performing for over 35 years at clubs, concerts, private parties, corporate events, weddings, and all other occasion with over 50000 live performances.  We pride ourselves on being professional at all times.  Our many styles that we play are custom fit for the occasion.  We play a wide variety of styles such as Rock, Top 40, blues, Motown, Country and Jazz.  We would love to be a part of your next event or private party.

Kathy Ford band was named the "Best of the Best" from Lansing State Journal readers for 10 years in a row.

in 1982 Kathy released her first album which took her to Nashville Tennessee. During the next 15 years she recorded at several studios in Nashville such as Music Mill, Studio by the Pond and Fireside.  Several singles Ep's and Cd's were released nationally and internationally which were all mentioned and tracked in Billboard magazine, Cashbox and Indie magazine for charting in the top 100. During that time Kathy performed on stage as an opening act, headliner or part of the band with many artists such as Vince Gill, Waylon Jennings, Garth Brooks, Randy Travis, Tammy Wynette, Jerry Reed, Mel Tillis, Stella Parton, Seals and Croft, Eric Burton, Marth Reeves and Vandella's and many more.

Kathy continues to play in Michigan and the midwest with her band the Kathy Ford Band as well as many solo and trio engagements. Kathy plays guitar, piano, and fiddle depending on the genre of the gig.

Kathy also teaches privately online guitar, piano, voice and songwriting.

New music will be coming this summer 2022 with her first release on Spotify, Apple music, iTunes and YouTube with the first single Little White Church on June 22, 2022.  Album to follow.  More info will be coming. 

Thank you

 

Lansing Has Talent 2021 

Lansing Has Talent is going great again this year.  Our sponsors are:

Music Manor,

Marshall Music

Elderly Instruments

School of Rock East Lansing

LA Productions

The Gig Factory

Sunnyside Restaurant

Renos 

Thank you so much.

2020 Lansing Has Talent 

It was another successful Lansing Has Talent competition with some very talented people.  The Winners were:

1st John Harkins  he won a Washburn guitar with case from Marshall Music

2nd Jabril Carter he won a Washburn guitar 

3rd  Bruce Robbins he won several gift certificates to Marshall Music and Elderly Instruments.

 

Every one of the contestants won something from the following sponsors

Reno's 

Marshall Music

Elderly Instruments

School of Rock  

L A Productions

Sunnyside Care

Thank you so much to everyone who participated and for all of the fans who came out weekly.

Also thank you to the many judges who helped decide the winners

and Maggie Godward for the fantastic videos of all of the acts.

See you next year 

Lansing Has Talent 

LHT is off to a great start.  So many talented acts for our final to be announced in March.  Weekly winners have a chance to win the following.

One of Two acoustic guitars

Gift Certificates from Marshall Music, and Elderly Instruments

Gift Certificates from Reno's North 

Three hours of studio time at LA Productions for recording services.

Possible gigs from The Gig Factory

Please let me know if you or anyone you know would like to be a part of this great opportunity.

Thank you for your support.

Reno's North every Wednesday through February 2020

Lansing Has Talent 2020 

Great kick off for Lansing Has Talent last night at Reno's North.  The winners were

1st place  John Harkins  (Boogie John)

2nd Chuck Sholz

2nd  Will Pruitt and Dedfoot band

3rd. Basement Dwellers

Next weekly contest will be January 22 at Reno's North.  

Congratulations, more to come.

Lansing Has Talent #5 

December 18th at Reno's North 6:00 to 10:00   Pre register for Lansing Has Talent and you can also secure your spot for your performance.  Weekly contests start on January 15th and every Wednesday through February.

Weekly winners go on to the finals in March,  This year prizes includes two guitars to first and second place winners, gift certificates to local music stores and restaurants, recording studio time, and much more.

Please contact me on this website or Facebook Kathy Ford Band or 517-881-8135.

It's going to be another great show hope to see and hear you.  

Lansings Got Talent winners 

Congratulations

Enrique Rodriquez Fhon

Justin Deason

Grace Burgess

Kanin Thelen.

Great job by all of the contestants.  Thank you to our judges, sponsors, band mates and Reno's staff.

 

See you all soon for Lansings Got Talent #5

LGT #4 

Here are the finalist tonight for Lansing's Got Talent.

Kanin Thelen

Erica Munchbach

Justin Deason

Billy Jo Hunt

Anderson Creager

Grace Burgess

Dagny Haverstrom

Navaeh Hulbert

Chuck Stolz

Kasey Kent

Dylan Wilson.

Congratulations to all of you and Good Luck.

Lansing's Got Talent #4 

Third week winners are Dagny Haverstrom, Navaeh Hulbert, Chuck Stolz, and Kasey Kent.  Good luck at the finals March 6th, Reno's North.

Next week we have a bonus night February 19th, and February 20th.  Congratulations to everyone.

Lansings Got Talent week 2 

Winners this week for Lansings Got Talent are...….

Billy Jo Hunt

Grace Burgess

Anderson Creager

Congratulations see you March 6 at Reno's North

Next competitions are February 13, 19, 20.   Bonus night is February 19th which is a Tuesday at Reno's North

Still slots to sign up. 

Good Luck Everyone.

New Location Lansings Got Talent 

Lansings Got Talent has moved from Reno's East to Reno's North.   Looking forward to hearing all of the wonderful acts we have lined up for this event.

First week Participants are:

Kanin Thelen

Erica Munchbach

Jami McCloud

Billy Jo Hunt

Bill Ragla

Jerry Hayes

Juston Deason and dedfoot band.

Good luck to all of you.  See you at 7:30 on January 30th. 

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