“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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Upcoming Shows

November 17-          The Range          Ithaca NY

December 29-          Grist Iron Brewing Company          Hector NY   

January 4-                 Hopshire          Dryden NY 

March 9-                   Trax Pub and Grill          Cortland NY

March 23-                 Nietzsche’s          Buffalo NY


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