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What's Up With The Band . . .
July 1, 2017
IT'S A PARTY ON THE PATIO !
Come join Mike, Dale, Lonnie & Joe as they rock JT's Billiard Bar this Friday night, July 7th. This time (weather permitting), the boys will be on the patio for some open-air style classic rock. Remember - JT's has an awesome kitchen as well as a fantastic bar (and staff!), so make plans to join the boys for a great time in downtown Coldwater!
Tunes start promptly at 8:30 . . .See you there!
May 14, 2017
RYBY KINGFISHA MOSKVA!
King Fish rocked it again, this time at The Oaks Tavern in Moscow! (Moscow, Michigan that is). A big King Fish "Thanks!" to Claude, Gina, Ashley and the entire Oaks Tavern staff for opening the stage to us & welcoming the band and a huge shout-out to all our friends and fans (including our new ones) who came out to party with us this weekend. The bar was packed and the music was hot for the band's first show with our new guitarist Lonnnie Joe Hafner who stepped up to the plate and simply nailed it. Look for King Fish to be back at The Oaks Tavern soon.
April 14, 2017
KING FISH WELCOMES LONNIE JOE HAFNER!
Mike, Joe & Dale are pleased to annouce the addition of Lonnie Joe Hafner to the King Fish lineup. Taking over lead guitar duties and adding his excelent vocal skills to the mix, Lonnie unloads decades of experience every time he opens his guitar case. The boys have scheduled a few weeks off to jam with Lonnie in the rehersal studio, but be ready to see the band back out in full swing on May 13th at The Oaks Tavern in Moscow in just a few weeks. Make sure to be there to officially welcome Lonnie to the band during his debut performance with King Fish!
March 8, 2017
IT'S TIME TO ROCK JACKSON!
King Fish has been busy over the last few months playing their regular venues, but it's time to add a new club to the list! Come on out and join Mike, Joe, Rick & Dale as they rock the Roadhouse in Jackson this month. This bar has great food and a party atsmosphere. Be sure to make plans to join the boys on Friday March 24th for a rockin' good time!
December 19, 2016
MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM KING FISH!
King Fish is taking the next couple of weeks off to enjoy the holidays with their friends and family, but Mike, Joe, Dale and Rick will be back and rocking the new year on Friday January 6th in Coldwater at JT's. In the mean time, the boys in the band want to wish all their friends and fans a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
December 6, 2016
KING FISH IS BACK AT THE BRICK WALL!
It's been a few months, but King Fish is back at the Brick Wall in Adrian this Saturday night, December 10th! The Wall is one of the guy's favorite placs to play and the band will be bringing out new tunes from .38 Special and others. Be sure to be on hand this Saturday night for a rocking good time!
October 21, 2016
BREAK OUT YOUR COWBOY HATS - KING FISH IS GOIN' COUNTRY!
OK, Don's Panic! While King Fish has loaded up on some great country music for this weekend at Wrangler's Saloon in Howell, classic rock is still near and dear to their hearts. Be sure to make plans to join Mike, Rick, Joe & Dale this Friday and Saturday as they bring their special flavor of music back to Wrangler's for the first time with the band's new line-up.
October 7, 2016
KING FISH ROCKS JT'S IN COLDWATER
What a night at JT's! The band was hot, the drinks were cold and the crowd was into Kin Fish's brand of classic rock. The boys were on fire as they performed three solid sets for an engaged audience. While there isn't an official dance floor, it didn't seem to matter as tables were pushed aside and the crowd took to dancing to everything the band played. Rick, Dale, Joe and Mike really like this new venue and are looking forward to coming back soon. Look for Kingfish to be back at JT's in early January.
September 4, 2016
KICKOFF JAM AT THE BRICK WALL ! . . .
Saturday night's kickoff jam at the Brick Wall in downtown Adrian was a roaring success and saw the boys rockin' the house with some great classic rock tunes. There was a great crowd on hand and everybody was into the music. Rick's leads were blistering hot, Joe's vocals were right on key while Dale and Mike were linked for an awesome groove. If you missed this one, make sure you're ready for King Fish's next gig at JT's in Coldwater on Oct. 7th. You won't want to miss it!
June 28, 2016
AND THEN THERE WERE FOUR . . .
Newcomer Joe Dennis joins King Fish bringing a new dimension to the band's sound. A consummate musician, Joe's lead vocal ability, coupled with rhythm guitar abilities will allow King Fish to cover songs that local groups can only dream of. With experience spanning the last three decades playing both electric and acoustic guitar, Joe is a welcome addition to King Fish. Be sure to drop Joe a note on our Contact page welcoming him to the band!
June 20th, 2016
IT'S A NEW LINEUP FOR KINGFISH!
Welcome Rick Arnett & Dale Palmer! Rick joins the band covering guitar and vocal duties and brings a long standing reputation a rock-solid guitarist with a resume that includes many southeast Michigan classic rock and country bands. Dale is a drummer's drummer who has played, sang and taught percussion technique for years. the addition of both Rick and Dale is sure to evolve the King Fish sound! More information about Rick and Dale's background can be found on our lineup page.
June 18th, 2016
MIKE, RON & BILL PART WAYS
After a final performance together at Adrian's Brick Wall Tavern, Mike Ron and Bill have parted ways. Never fear though, King Fish will continue on as Mike has retained the band's identity and has plans for a restructuring of the group! Stay tuned for updates as King Fish will continue to rock local clubs and venues with an updated schedule. Keep an eye on our tour dates here and plan to come party with the band.
May 1, 2016
KING FISH ROCKS THE EAGLES!
The boys got a call for a last minute gig at the Jackson, MI Eagles club this past Saturday night, and of course they rocked the house King Fish style! Plenty of great Classic Rock was served up, and as always, it was seasoned with a bit of Blues and a Dash of Country. Ron was hot with the leads, Bill was on target with the beat and Mike served up a thundering bass line. Look for the boys to be back in Jackson soon!
April 8, 2016
ADDING MORE SONGS . . .
The boys are back in their studio working on new songs to share with everyone. As always, they are adding some Classic Rock, a bit of Blues and a dash of Country! Ok, maybe a bit more than a dash of country this time, but as the guys enjoy playing at Wrangler's in Howell, a extra dash of the southern tunes seems appropriate. Look (or listen) for tunes by Blake, Toby, B & D and other popular country artists to be added to the set list soon. You can also check out some shorts on our audio page!
February 7, 2016
KING FISH ROCKS WRANGLER'S!
Mike, Ron & Bill brought the house down at Wrangler's Saloon this weekend with a two-night show at Howell's well-known roadhouse. Playing a great mix of both country and classic rock, King Fish pleased the crowd with their unique blend of music. The dance floor was hopping as the local crowd was eager for new music and a band they had not yet experienced. Look for King Fish to be back at Wrangler's soon!
January 30, 2016
GET READY TO ROCK, ROADHOUSE STYLE!
The guys are bringing their special flavor of Rock, Country and Blues to Wrangler's Saloon on February 5th and 6th! The boy's have learned lot's of new tunes for this event, so mark your calendars and join Mike, Ron and Bill in Howell for a roadhouse of a good time. See our tour page for more information and directions to Wrangler's.
January 17, 2016
AND THEN THERE WERE THREE . . .
Yeah, we know the line's been used before, but it works. Bill, Mike & Ron have re-grouped as a three piece and are ready to attack the most challenging tunes you can throw at them. These three consummate musicians are sounding better than ever, and with the addition of Mike's keyboard abilities, the sound is great. Look for the guys to jam at a venue soon!
December 1, 2015
WELCOME TO KINGFISHCLASSICROCK.COM!
It's official - the King Fish website (www.kingfishclassicrock.com) is now up and operational. Filled with everything you (hopefully) wanted to know about Ron, Bill, John & Mike and their musical adventures around and about the stages of Michigan! Be sure to stop in often for updated news and content.