Tag: Texas Touring Roster 2024-2026


The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) is pleased to announce that Warren Hood has

been accepted onto the 2024‐2026 Texas Touring Roster. The Texas Touring Arts

Program is designed to ensure that all Texans have the ability to enjoy performances and

presentations in their own communities by outstanding Texas‐based companies and

artists. TCA provides grants to help with the costs of bringing in companies and artists

from this roster for performances.

Warren Hood is a virtuosic fiddler and singer/songwriter from Austin, TX. He fronts his ownband but is also a sought-after sideman who began touring in bands at age 15. He has toured with such acts as Lyle Lovett, Joe Ely, Alejandro Escovedo, Bob Weir, the Waybacks, Kelly Willis, Bruce Robison, and many more. Warren attended the Berklee College of Music where he studied violin and was presented with Berklee’s highest honor, the String Achievement Award, an award chosen by faculty to honor talent and show a vote of confidence on future success. Upon completng school, Warren moved back to Austin where he started his own band, the Warren Hood Band, which has been performing every Wednesday at the ABGB for the past 8 years. The band is known for blending many different genres of music together into their own unique sound that fills the dance floor everywhere they go. Warren was voted ‘Best String’ player by the Austin Chronicle Music Poll 11 times and was recently inducted into the Austin Music Hall of fame.