The Kind (Blacksburg, VA)

The Kind (Blacksburg, VA)

The Kind, a Blacksburg based folk-rock band, is familiar to anyone who has passed through the New River Valley in the last twenty years. Formed in 1986, The Kind plays in a variety of styles that ranges from classic rock, R&B, and jazz to bluegrass and country; however, the arena which they most frequently blend their diverse influences is their huge melting pot of Grateful Dead covers. Over the years, The Kind has been privileged to perform with the likes of Jorma Kaukonen (Jefferson Airplane & Hot Tuna), Rick Danko (The Band), Merle Saunders (The... more