GrassStreet, from central North Carolina, has a contemporary bluegrass format based on traditional styling with a modern presentation vocally and instrumentally. The material for this band is a mixture of bluegrass standards and original compositions combined with a crowd-pleasing stage show. GrassStreet is a derivative of the band Swift Run that has performed regionally since the early 80s with two albums to their credit and numerous awards.
GrassStreets newest release, "Better Times", was released August of 2004. This CD is all straight ahead driving bluegrass. All but two of the cuts will be original material or original arangements.
"Acoustic Pathways", released December '03, is centered on both original and other selections Wayne & David Kinton have performed since they started playing together. An all-acoustic project with a distinct bluegrass flavor, "Acoustic Pathways" contains elements of blues, swing, gospel, and jazz.
Individually, as members of other groups, each member of GrassStreet has performed in about every bluegrass band situation imaginable. Members of GrassStreet are: Wayne Kinton, guitar; David Kinton, bass; Jason Jones, mandolin; Ricky Hargis, banjo; Kevin Tompkins, dobro.
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GrassStreet is a derivative of the band Swift Run that has performed regionally since the early 80s with two albums to their credit and numerous awards.