“Great hooks, engaging lyrics, and a classic four-piece sound, with excellent talent at each position makes this a band to watch going forward. Can’t wait to see where they go next.”

-Finger Lakes Music Press

“Simple, melody oriented songwriting with a very tight performance. With this EP, you get the band and nothing more or less. It’s a perfect debut.”

-Harry Nichols (Singer/Songwriter)

Kitestring is a four-piece alternative rock band featuring all-original music that ranges from indie rock to rootsy Americana. The band is based in Ithaca, NY and centers around the unique talent of singer-songwriter Josh Ross whose writing explores the seemingly mundane aspects of life and relationships to find magic in the small moments. Ross, whose soulful vocal performance makes it impossible not to feel something, is supported by bassist Jeremy Betterley, guitarist Marty Farchione, and drummer Phil Shay. Their song styles cover an eclectic range with the unifying thread of memorable melodies, solid musicianship, and a healthy dash of three-part harmonies. Kitestring’s sound is stripped down to the elements necessary to convey the message of their songs, focusing on the subtle and elegant rather than the flashy and over-the-top.

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February 16-           Cosmic Joke Collective, Lot 10         Ithaca NY

February 23-            The Range          Ithaca NY

March 9-                   Trax Pub and Grill          Cortland NY

March 22-                 Lovin’ Cup          Rochester NY

March 23-                 Nietzsche’s          Buffalo NY

April 2-                      Funk n’ Waffles        Syracuse NY

April 6-                      Lot 10           Ithaca NY

April 20-                    The Range         Ithaca NY

May 18-                      Grist Iron Brewing           Hector NY

May 25-                     (To be announced)          Old Forge NY

May 26-                      Radio Bean                       Burlington VT

June 1-                       Watkins Glen Night Market        Watkins Glen NY

June 22-                     Grist Iron Brewing               Hector NY


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