Farpoint (band)

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Farpoint
Origin Dalzell, South Carolina
Genres Progressive rock, hard rock, soft rock
Years active 1997–2005
2006-present
Labels Starcross Music, 10t Records
Website www.farpointband.com
Members Kevin Jarvis
Rick Walker
Frank Tyson
Dean Hallal
Jennifer Meeks
Dave Auerbach
Past members Johnathan Rodriguez
Dana Oxendine
Mike Avins
Clark Boone
Sam Sanders
Abby Thompson

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 7 albums. The first four feature art by visual artist David Frain. The fifth studio album, KINDRED, was released by 10t Records in 2011. Their first live album 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. PAINT THE DARK, was released by 10t Records in summer of 2014.

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)
Jennifer Meeks - lead and backing vocals, flute (2006–2011, 2015-present)
Dave Auerbach - lead and rhythm guitar (2009–2011, 2015-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)
Abby Thompson - lead and backing vocals, keys (2011–2014)

performing at the Sumter Opera House - lineup Abby, Kevin, Dave, Dean, Rick, Frank
Rockin' the Sumter Opera House, June 2011

Discography[edit]

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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