Kristen Ford was born in April 1987 in Ohio. She has since lived in 6 states, most recently in Chicago, Illinois and Boston, Massachusetts. Playing out and about for the past 5 years, Kristen has written slews of songs, performed across the globe and released 3 full length records, Most Recently "The Grindstone" self produced and released September 2011, "Alone, Together" 2010 produced by the one woman band phenom, Audrey Ryan. Her debut "Filthy Nasty" in 2008 on Many Doors Records, produced by June Millington and Lee Madeloni.
Yearly moves, changes in geography and a personality "like talking to a child with ADHD", Kristen has been hailed as having "no easy way to categorize the music, the real deal" and a "musical cuisinart", Kristen plays everything from Reggae to Country to Folk to Pop on a handful of instruments, guitar, ukulele, piano and beatbox. Energy binds her eclectic tastes together and makes the live show a must see.
Over the past 3 years the Kristen Ford Band has changed membership but consists of Drums, Upright Bass, dueling guitars and violin. Band members add to vocal harmonies and fill up the stage with grooves. While each show is a little different, you can be sure the songs will shine as bright or brighter than the record, with energy bursting at the seams.
Averaging 100+ shows a year, Kristen Ford loves to perform, solo or with a band, on tour or at home, at a show or just an open mic.
Keep your eyes and ears open.