Farpoint (band)

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Farpoint Rockin the Sumter Opera House June 18 2011.jpg
Farpoint Rocking the Sumter Opera House, June 18, 2011
Background information
Origin Dalzell, South Carolina
Genres Progressive rock, hard rock, soft rock
Years active 1997–2005
Labels 10t Records, Starcross Music
Website www.farpointband.com
Members Kevin Jarvis
Rick Walker
Frank Tyson
Dean Hallal
Abby Thompson
Past members Johnathan Rodriguez
Dana Oxendine
Mike Avins
Clark Boone
Sam Sanders
Jennifer Meeks
Dave Auerbach

Farpoint is an American progressive rock band formed in Dalzell, South Carolina in 1997 by Kevin Jarvis and Rick Walker. The band's sound is based on a diversity of influences, ranging from progressive, folk, and hard rock to Celtic, classical, New Age and bluegrass.[1]

The band has released a total of 6 albums. The first four feature art by visual artist David Frain. The latest studio album, Kindred, was released by 10t Records in 2011. Their latest release is Water of Life: Live at the Sumter Opera House, recorded in Sumter, SC in June 2011, released by Starcross Music in July, 2012. Their 6th studio album is soon to be released.

Band Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

Kevin Jarvis - guitars, keys, mandolin, backing vocals (1997–present)
Rick Walker - drums, percussion, backing vocals (1997–2001, 2003–present)
Frank Tyson- bass guitar, backing vocals (1999–present)
Dean Hallal - lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar (2006–present)
Abby Thompson - lead and backing vocals, keys (2011–present)

Past members[edit]

Johnathan Rodriguez - drums (2001–2003)
Dana Oxendine - vocals, flute (1997–2005)
Mike Avins - lead guitar (2002–2005)
Clark Boone - lead vocals (1999–2005)
Sam Sanders - lead and rhythm guitar (2008–2009)
Jennifer Meeks - lead and backing vocals, flute (2006–2011)
Dave Auerbach - lead and rhythm guitar (2009–2011)


Studio Albums[edit]

  • First Light (2002)
  • Grace (2003)
  • From Dreaming to Dreaming (2004)
  • Cold Star Quiet Star (2008)
  • Kindred (2011)
  • Paint the Dark (2014)

Live Albums[edit]

  • Water of Life: Live at the Sumter Opera House (2012)


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