Highway 41 Band

Tom Katalin, Paul Smith, Ryan Peterson and Kirk Strieter

Tom Katalin, Paul Smith, Ryan Peterson and Kirk Strieter

Tom Katalin and Highway 41 is a country band from the U.P. of Michigan with an all-star line-up of highly experienced and talented musicians.  The band was formed in 2017 and has fast become a regional favorite across Upper Michigan and Wisconsin.  This group of musicians is no stranger to the music scene.  Tom has played nationwide from stages in Las Vegas, tiki bars in Florida, barns in Iowa, many of your favorite honkey tonks in Nashville and also in the great state of Texas. You can learn more about Tom on the "Solo Acoustic" tab of this website. Paul is a Nashville recording artist who has collaborated with singer-songwriter and record producer "Cowboy" Jack Clement.  Ryan is a multi-genre, multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, drums, vocals and keyboard).  Ryan has more experience than people twice his age and it shows in his strong, confident style of playing.  Kirk ("Kaptin") has been a drummer for 40 years and has performed and toured internationally (throughout Europe) with "Shadow", a heavy metal band, and has performed with numerous local and regional bands throughout the Midwest. The band has recently opened for national headliners Blackhawk and David Allen Coe. Tom Katalin and Highway 41 play current country, classic and everything in-between.  Put your dancin' shoes on and catch Highway 41 live at a venue near you!!

Tom Katalin: Vocals, Guitar

Paul Smith:  Lead Guitar, Vocals

Ryan Peterson:  Bass Guitar

Kirk Strieter:  Drums