The Warren Hood Band’s previous album sold over 2,000 units at live shows alone. Warren Hood has performed on Don Imus/Imus in the Morning, Austin City Limits and WGSR radio in studio. His previous band, The Waybacks, toured as Bob Weir’s (Grateful Dead) back up band.
Warren Hood began playing the fiddle at the age of eleven and has since gone on to win numerous awards for string virtuosity and has been recognized twice as String Player of the Year in the Austin Chronicle Music Poll. The son of Austin, Texas music legend Champ Hood (Uncle Walt s Band, Toni Price), Warren has gone on to become an accomplished musician and singer/songwriter in his own right, and has toured extensively with the Waybacks and the BoDeans. He has performed and/or recorded with such noteworthy artists as Lyle Lovett, Ben Kweller, Little Feat, Elvis Costello, Bob Weir and Alejandro Escovedo.
Along with Austin guitar ace Willie Pipkin, The Warren Hood Band features singer and pianist Emily Gimble, the granddaughter of Grammy Award winning fiddle player Johnny Gimble. Emily is also known for her role as lead singer and pianist of the Marshall Ford Swing Band. The self titled debut album The Warren Hood Band was brilliantly produced by Charlie Sexton and 9 of the 11 songs were written/co written by Warren, including the album s single `Alright` and the rockin , soulful `Where Have You Gone`, phenomenally sung by Emily Gimble.