Hello friends and family !  Wanted to let everyone know that Aunt Betty’s Ford is returning to the stage after a thirteen year hiatus ! Michael Knott, Brian Doidge, Chuck Cummings, and Your’s Truly will be performing a FREE show at The Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa, CA on Tuesday night, September 14th. It’s been quite a while since ABF rocked the house and this show promises to be a good one. The rehearsals have been no less than amazing and I for one am very excited to share our music with all who can make it out to the peformance !  Our friends from the hi-octane group Red 9 will also be in the house !
 
Aunt Betty’s Ford
and Red 9
 
FREE SHOW !!!
 
Tuesday, September 14
Detroit Bar
843  West 19th Street
Costa Mesa, CA  92627
Club Info – (949) 642-0600
 
Copies of our Marathon Records release “Ford Supersonic” will also be available at the show !  See You There !
 
 
 
 

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