ABOUT

Your kind of music...delivered! Newer rock with some pop and a bit of country mixed in. Flo Rida, Nirvana, Pit Bull, Nickleback, Kid Rock, Paramore, Black Eyed Peas, Maroon 5, Gavin Degraw, Lady Antebellum, Matchbox 20, Foo Fighters, Collective Soul, Rhianna, Pink, Linkin Park, Theory of a Deadman, Shinedown, Bon Jovi, Hinder, Puddle of Mudd, Sick Puppies, Stone Sour, Seether, 3 Doors Down, Train, The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Bastille, etc.

FORWARD knows how to get it right. Although we like classic/80s/90s rock, we prefer newer alternative rock with some pop mixed in to keep our set list fresh. The best rock, pop, dance, and party music for any occasion. Available for festivals, bars, and private parties.

Conact Dave at eightonezero-twofourzero-ninefivetwotwo or on the web at forwardband dot com if interested.

Screen name:
ForwardBand
Member since:
Feb 05 2012
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years together:
3
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Age:
43 years

Influences

Too many to name, and quite an eclectic mix. Here are a few: Creed, Shinedown, Nickelback, Evans Blue, Black Keys, Van Halen, 10 Years, Natalie Merchant, Seether, Linkin Park, Paramore, John Mellencamp, 3 Doors Down, White Stripes, Rihanna, Theory of a Deadman, Pink Floyd, Maroon 5, Seven Mary Three, Matchbox 20, Bon Jovi, Steve Miller Band, Nirvana, Flyleaf....

Members Of Band

K.J. Browning - Keys, Lead Vocals
D.K. Hense - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
P. Birch - Lead Guitar, Vocals
R. Fiszer - Bass, Lead Vocals
M. Hartmann - Drums

EQUIPMENT

Pro gear: 24 channel pro mixer w/ digital recording, mains, monitors, amps, guitars, keyboards, drums (electronic and accoustic), mics, stage lights, fog, laser. Everything we need plus a few things that are just cool to have!

MUSIC

CALENDAR

Past Events

Can you hang with this party crowd? CLI is notorious for a great time and we'd love to have you join us. 4904 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327. Good food and a terrific bar staff to make sure your drinks never run dry.

Can you hang with this party crowd? CLI is notorious for a great time and we'd love to have you join us. 4904 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327. Good food and a terrific bar staff to make sure your drinks never run dry.

Can you hang with this party crowd? CLI is notorious for a great time and we'd love to have you join us. 4904 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327. Good food and a terrific bar staff to make sure your drinks never run dry.

Definitely a venue to check out! Great crowd where you never know what kind of craziness might happen :)
One of FORWARD's favorite stops, whether we're on stage and or just for out for a night with friends. Come join the party!

Definitely a venue to check out! Great crowd where you never know what kind of craziness might happen :)
One of FORWARD's favorite stops, whether we're on stage and or just for out for a night with friends. Come join the party!

Can you hang with this party crowd? CLI is notorious for a great time and we'd love to have you join us. 4904 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327. Good food and a terrific bar staff to make sure your drinks never run dry.

Definitely a venue to check out! Great crowd where you never know what kind of craziness might happen :)
One of FORWARD's favorite stops, whether we're on stage and or just for out for a night with friends. Come join the party!

Definitely a venue to check out! Great crowd where you never know what kind of craziness might happen :)
One of FORWARD's favorite stops, whether we're on stage and or just for out for a night with friends. Come join the party!

FORWARD returns to this great bar on the water, well ICE this time of year! Yes, it's winter so come warm your self with dancing to the best 90's and newer pop, rock, and alt music! 142 E Walled Lake Dr, Walled Lake, MI 48390. See you there.

Can you hang with this party crowd? CLI is notorious for a great time and we'd love to have you join us. 4904 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327. Good food and a terrific bar staff to make sure your drinks never run dry.

Definitely a venue to check out! Great crowd where you never know what kind of craziness might happen :)
One of FORWARD's favorite stops, whether we're on stage and or just for out for a night with friends. Come join the party!

Definitely a venue to check out! Great crowd where you never know what kind of craziness might happen :)
One of FORWARD's favorite stops, whether we're on stage and or just for out for a night with friends. Come join the party!

Whether you are looking FORWARD to the holidays or not, join in on the party at Bayside. Come warm yourself with dancing to the best 90's and newer pop, rock, and alt music! FORWARD is sure to have a few surprises for the audience. 142 E Walled Lake Dr, Walled Lake, MI 48390. See you there.

We're back! Can you hang with this party crowd? We'd love to have you join us. 4904 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327. Terrific bar staff to keep your drinks always half full.

Private Party Event

FORWARD's first time at this great bar on the water, but there's no need to be gentle with this group. Dancing to the best 90's and newer pop, rock, and alt music as we hold on to the last few warm days of the year! 142 E Walled Lake Dr, Walled Lake, MI 48390. See you there.

FORWARD returns to Fountains Golf & Banquet Center Shotmakers Lounge. An excellent place to dine, drink, dance, and rock! Starting at 9:30pm the house will be rocking with the best blend of rock and pop to keep you dancing all night long!

This place will be hoppin' and rockin'. 4904 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327

The first annual Vetstock Festival and FORWARD highlights the stage at 10pm. Are you ready to party! Come join the band as we thank those who have sacrificed for our benefit.

4904 Elizabeth Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327. Be there for this amazing dive bar party. Better bring your dancing shoes, and maybe a DD. LOL

FORWARD returns to Durand! 111 N Saginaw St, Durand, MI 48429, (989) 288-9910. Don't miss this band's latest sets of 90's and newer rock music. High energy, hard-driving, and hot!

Here's a venue to check out! Great crowd where you never know what kind of craziness might happen :)
One of FORWARD's favorite stops, whether we're on stage and or just for out for a night with friends. Come join the party!

FORWARD's first full show at Cascaddan Lounge. 4099 S Lapeer Rd, Metamora, MI 48455, (810) 678-2116. Come join the fun as this crowd-interactive rock band tears up the stage. Whether you're into dancing or head-bangin', this group will keep you moving all night to the best in 90's and newer rock music!

Overtyme Grill Taproom & Smokehouse 4724 Dixie Hwy, Waterford Twp, MI 48329 (248) 674-4507. Overtyme and the rock band FORWARD will be hosting the party. Come early for dinner and enjoy some of the best food cooked in Overtyme's Smokehouse. Get your drink on and the party will bust out at 9pm with FORWARD rocking the stage. Do you like to dance? Do you like to rock? Do you like to head bang? Come join the party and see why crowds love this band. FORWARD will rock your socks off!

It's night #2 for the band FORWARD at Jack's Place in Flushing, Michigan, but don't think these rockers are going to play it cool. Always a party driver, FORWARD breaks out new songs for your dance pleasure. Casual and friendly Jack's Place will make your night complete.

FORWARD rocks a 2-nighter at Jack's Place in Flushing, Michigan. Come for the food, come for the drinks, come for the band, but whatever brings you out, you better be ready to party! Jack's great wait staff, terrific crowds, and the momentum of the rock band FORWARD will carry you away...well, at least out to the dance floor. Dance, rock, and head bang! Jack's Place has become a staple of live music for the community and FORWARD is ready to help turn up the volume!

The rock band FORWARD rolls back into Owosso. 200 S Washington St, Owosso, MI 48867, (989) 729-0707 where Jumbo's Burger Bar hosts the party! Have a drink and start bouncing your head and tapping your feet. FORWARD is known for playing songs that others bands typically don't do so don't miss this event. FORWARD rolls out the mix of rock, dance, grunge, and crowd interaction to make your night complete.

Back by popular demand, FORWARD returns to Jack's Place in Flushing, Michigan. Jack's Place has become a staple of live music for the community and FORWARD is ready to help turn up the volume! Casual and friendly Jack's Place will make your night complete. But don't get too comfortable because FORWARD is going to be rockin' the house and you're sure to find yourself on the dance floor!

Overtyme Grill Taproom & Smokehouse 4724 Dixie Hwy, Waterford Twp, MI 48329 (248) 674-4507. Overtyme and the rock band FORWARD will be hosting the party. Come early for dinner and enjoy some of the best food cooked in Overtyme's Smokehouse. Get your drink on and the party will bust out at 9pm with FORWARD rocking the stage. Do you like to dance? Do you like to rock? Do you like to head bang? Come join the party and see why crowds love this band. FORWARD will rock your socks off!

What the heck is FORWARD doing in Owosso??? These rockers are coming to wake the town! 200 S Washington St, Owosso, MI 48867, (989) 729-0707 Jumbo's Burger Bar hosts the party! FORWARD rolls out the mix of rock, dance, grunge, and crowd interaction to make your night complete.

15217 Apollo Drive, Holly, MI 48442, (248) 328-9175. FORWARD returns to the Backroads! High energy 90's and newer rock music for the party of the weekend! If you haven't seen FORWARD, you need to come see why people love this crowd-interactive band and their choice selection of rock, pop, and alternative music that keeps your foot tapping and heart pounding. If you have seen FORWARD, you know why you don't want to miss this show.

One of FORWARD's favorite venues. An excellent sound stage to showcase FORWARD's new sets including originals and rock songs the other bands don't play. Come enjoy the great staff at Side Tracks. Whether you're bouncing to the music at your table or shakin' it on the dance floor, you are sure to have a great time with FORWARD.

Back at Billy's for another special selection of FORWARD's cover hits. Always known for playing songs that others bands don't typically do, FORWARD might just surprise and delight the rocker in you! Crowd interaction with butt-shakin', head banging fun!

The rock band FORWARD breaks into this venue for a sneak peak. 4099 S Lapeer Rd, Metamora, MI 48455, (810) 678-2116. A perfect time to check out this dynamic group as they bring it to Lapeer for 1 short hour! Newer rock, pop, and dance music to get you out of your chair! Crowd interaction. Head banging fun!

Yes! It's night number 2 of the FORWARD party at Jack's Place. Hear the best in 90's and newer rock music with a few classics tossed into the mix. Meet the members of the rock band FORWARD and see why people are loving this group. Always friendly. Always entertaining. And always rockin'!

FORWARD's first trip to Jack's Place in Flushing, Michigan. Jack's Place has become a staple of live music for the community and FORWARD is ready to help turn up the volume! Casual and friendly Jack's Place will make your night complete. But don't get too comfortable because FORWARD is going to be rockin' the house an you're sure to find yourself on the dance floor!

15217 Apollo Drive, Holly, MI 48442, (248) 328-9175. Here's your chance to see a great band at a great local bar. FORWARD brings it to the Backroads. High energy 90's and newer rock music for the party of the weekend! Come see why people love this crowd-interactive band and their choice selection of rock, pop, and alternative music that keeps your foot tapping and heart pounding.

FORWARD rocks Lobdell Lake in Linden, Michigan at this invitation-only private event. Now having said that, Lobdell Lake does have a public boat launch and the entire show can be seen and heard from the lake. So if you're a boater or know someone who lives on Lobdell Lake, motor on over to the music and drop anchor for a prefect lake view of the show as FORWARD debuts some new set list cover songs and at least one new original. It's sure to be a great time!

111 N Saginaw St, Durand, MI 48429, (989) 288-9910. FORWARD's first-ever tour stop in Durand is at D-Railed Bar & Grill. Don't miss this band's latest sets of 90's and newer rock music. High energy, hard-driving, and hot!

6004 Torrey Rd, Flint, MI 48507 (810) 655-6884. If you're from the area, you know Scooters as the upbeat sports bar offering pizza, tacos & American grub, plus live music, motorcycle nights & more. FORWARD is going to turn up the heat this Thursday night. You won't want to miss FORWARD's newest sets of 90's and newer rock music. New, different, and Hot! Join us!

7490 Fenton Rd, Grand Blanc, MI 48439, (810) 232-0810. Cobblestone Bar & Grille! Cobblestone Lounge! Call it what you want but be sure that not only do they have a great selection of great food, they pride themselves on service. Happy employees equals happy food...and happy guests! Hey they even cost less than the other guys. Now add the rockin' sounds of the FORWARD band and you have a great night ahead of you! Come join the fun of this crowd-interactive high energy band as they dish out the best in 90's and newer rock, pop, and alternative music for your pleasure.

FORWARD rockin' the Side Tracks! 266 Lake Nepessing Rd, Lapeer, MI 48446. (810) 660-7733. 9:30 pm. Join the fun and great eating at Side Tracks... the urban hangout with a train theme offering burgers, BBQ bites & your favorite drinks. Great servers. Great food. Great music and dancing.

FORWARD returns to Lapeer! New songs with the upbeat rock that this band is known for. 266 Lake Nepessing Rd, Lapeer, MI 48446. (810) 660-7733. 9:00 pm. Join the fun and great eating at Side Tracks... the urban hangout with a train theme offering burgers, BBQ bites & your favorite drinks. Great servers. Great food. Great music and dancing.

We're getting crazy at the Loon - so join us! 4195 Dixie Hwy, Waterford Twp, MI 48329 (248-674-9000). Starting at 9pm FORWARD will be rocking the stage while craft beer pours freely from 21 taps. Pizzas, burgers, grinders, and salads highlight the menu and refuel patrons in between dancing to the best rock hits.

FORWARD takes the stage again at Shotmakers Lounge at The Fountains Resort in Clarkston, MI. Starting at 9pm the house will be rocking with the best blend of rock and pop to keep you dancing all night long!

FORWARD takes the stage at this buzzing, family-run tavern. Come for BBQ dinner & other hearty eats, plus TVs for sports fans. Live music starts at 7:30pm. FORWARD's special short set at 9:00pm is sure to get you out of your seat and on the dance floor! 6707 Highland Rd, White Lake, MI 48383. (248) 889-7885.

FORWARD takes the stage at Shotmakers Lounge at The Fountains Resort in Clarkston, MI. Starting at 9pm the house will be rocking with the best blend of rock and pop to keep you dancing all night long!

Come join FORWARD and get crazy at the Loon. 4195 Dixie Hwy, Waterford Twp, MI 48329 (248-674-9000). Starting at 9pm FORWARD will be rocking the stage while craft beer pours freely from 21 taps. Pizzas, burgers, grinders, and salads highlight the menu and refuel patrons in between dancing to the best rock hits.

FORWARD returns to Lapeer! 266 Lake Nepessing Rd, Lapeer, MI 48446. (810) 660-7733. 9:00 pm. Join the fun and great eating at Side Tracks... the urban hangout with a train theme offering burgers, BBQ bites & your favorite drinks. Great servers. Great food. Great music and dancing.

266 Lake Nepessing Rd, Lapeer, MI 48446. (810) 660-7733. 9:00 pm FORWARD comes to Lapeer! Join the fun and great eating at Side Tracks... the urban hangout with a train theme offering burgers, BBQ bites & your favorite drinks. Great servers. Great food. Great music and dancing.

November 25, 2015...the hottest bar party of the Thankgiving holiday will be at the Loon Lake Bar & Grill, 4195 Dixie Hwy, Waterford Twp, MI 48329 (248-674-9000). Starting at 9pm FORWARD will be rocking the stage while craft beer pours freely from 21 taps. Pizzas, burgers, grinders, and salads highlight the menu and refuel patrons in between dancing to the best rock hits. As if that weren't enough, it's a Wednesday so patrons can get a sweet deal on whiskey with a variety of $2 and $3 shots, including premium liquors.

1967 Cass Lake Road, Keego Harbor, Michigan. This is where you want to be on Friday the 13th!!! But don't be afraid. This is going to be one great party night. FORWARD takes to the stage at 9pm. Let the best wait staff and bartenders cater to your drink pleasures as you get to hear FORWARD's newest sets of rock and roll. Covers of your favorite music from NIckleback, Theory of a Deadman, Pink, Rhianna, Nirvana, Kid Rock, Linkin Park, Cold Play, Paramore, Fuel, and others. Bring your dancing shoes because you won't want to sit down at this show!

6707 Highland Rd, White Lake, MI 48383 (248-889-7885). FORWARD's 2015 short set debut. Be the first to hear the best rock music from the area's newest hot cover band FORWARD. Indulge a bit before the show with excellent BBQ and friendly servers. Drinks? you ask — Billy's Tip N Inn has a full bar to serve up a glass of wine, beer, or more. School night or not, this will be a show you will not want to miss.

Word has it that this is a birthday bash for drummer, Mr. Steve Liles. Sorry but this is a special invitation only event.

Join FORWARD at this FREE benefit event. The greatest end of the summer ROCK festival in the area! This fun 2-day multi-band festival features 13 of the areas best bands at Stoney Acres 6365 Lobdell Road in Linden Michigan starting at 4pm on Friday August 28, 2015. Bring a cooler, bring a tent, and enjoy live music, dancing, and evening bonfires at this terrific open-air event. Barnfest is a food drive event to collect non-perishable food items for the local food bank. We encourage all attendees to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the cause. Visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Barnfest-Stoney-Acres/366704203488402 for more information. FORWARD plays at 5:00pm on Friday Agust 28, 2015. Don't miss them!

Come rock away the Thanksgiving eats with FORWARD. This fun-friendly venue is sure to please all crowds. Rock, dance and crowd interaction will keep you moving all night!

Come rock away the Thanksgiving eats with FORWARD. This fun-friendly venue is sure to please all crowds. Rock, dance and crowd interaction will keep you moving all night!

Come have a cup of fresh apple cider and a hot donut during this special live performance Sunday October 13, 2013 from 1pm-5pm. FORWARD will be jamming the best modern rock. Open to the public. Free admission. The Parshallville Cider Mill is located at 8507 Parshallville Road, Fenton MI 48430 and attracts autumn visitors from all over the state. The Mill makes cider, spiced donuts, caramel apples, and homemade apple pies. In addition, you can choose from a variety of heirloom apples for baking and eating. They also offer made in Michigan products including local honey. Come enjoy fall, Rock & Roll Style, with FORWARD.

A 2-day, live music, multi-band festival and charity fundraiser. 6365 Lobdell Rd Linden, MI 48451-9046. See Facebook for more information. FORWARD plays at 7pm Friday September 13, 2013 !!!

Outdoor beer tent, motorcycle show, a great time for all over 21 years of age

A great venue for fun! A large dance floor for you to get your groove on. The Cloverleaf features an elevated band stage for a great view of the fun no matter where you sit. Join FORWARD as they jam a mix of classic, modern, and alternative rock music to keep you moving all night long.

Outdoor beer tent, motorcycle show, a great time for all over 21 years of age

Outdoor beer tent, motorcycle show, a great time for all over 21 years of age

Outdoor beer tent, motorcycle show, a great time for all over 21 years of age

Private Lake Association Party - Sorry, Attendance by Invitation Only

Share the gift of music at this private venue featuring the band FORWARD. A rotating stage of musians throughout the day 1pm -12am. FORWARD scheduled for 3:00pm-4:30pm and likely a few impromptu songs later in the evening.