Deaton, Honi


  • From Suwannee, Georgia. Originally from Irving, Texas.
  • While in high school, she had a group called Soul and Country. Also DJ’d at a local country music station.
  • 1992-2001, played bass and sang lead with Idaho-based band The Grasshoppers.
  • 2001, married Jeff Deaton, son of Ray Deaton (Third Tyme Out). Jeff formerly worked with Lou Reid and Carolina, Junior Sisk and Rambler’s Choice.
  • 2002, formed Honi Deaton and Dream with husband Jeff (guitar), Kristin Scott Benson (banjo), Dewey Brown (fiddle), and Chris Davis (mandolin).
  • 2008, released The Other Side album (C&L Entertainment).
  • 2009, released Gospel Collection album (C&L Entertainment).
  • 2009, released Chasing Dreams album (Lamon Records).