The Hootchies - one of the jammiest and rootsy cover bands in New England.
Called “northern fried rock”, our music is a combination of R&B, classic and southern rock, mixed with a tinge of New Orleans funk, traditional blues and reggae for flavor. Blue eyed soul meets black eyed peas in a joyous, musical mashup. Think The Allman Brothers and Little Feat, Stevie Ray Vaughn and The Meters, Hall and Oats and Steely Dan. Featuring these artists and many others along with some tasteful originals, our performances deliver an entertaining mix of authentic musicianship and audience engagement. Combining guitar, piano and organ, a tight rhythm section and multiple-part vocal harmonies, these all mesh to deliver that northern fried vibe.
The band has been playing together for 15 years and has performed countless weddings, corporate events, fund raisers and club gigs. We can perform both a quiet cocktail hour set of instrumental jazz as well as several hours of dance-able R&B, Rock, Soul and Funk from the 60's and 70's with a handful of contemporary tunes thrown in for good measure.
A sampling of some memorable performances:
* Dreamy Contentment - Beachfront, Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
* Coral Beach & Tennis Club - Bermuda
* Ocean View Inn and Resort - Gloucester, MA
* The Blithewold Mansion - Bristol, RI
* Roger Williams University's Global Heritage Hall - Bristol, RI
* Chatham Beach Club - Chatham, MA
* The State Theater - Portland, ME
* Alyson's Orchard - Walpole, NH
* Camp Kabeyun, Alton Bay, NH
Private Events -
* Fundraiser for Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman at private residence - Newport, RI
* Corporate Holiday party at Royal Sonesta - Cambridge, MA
* Social event at Barrington Yacht Club - Barrington, RI
* Social event at Corinthian Yacht Club - Marblehead, MA
* Bike Week at Laconia Harley Davidson - Laconia, NH
* Fundraiser at Winchester, MA Town Hall
* Entertainment for obstacle course event, Wicked Mud Run, Shrewsbury, MA
* Social Event at Manchester Yacht Club – Manchester, MA
* Entertainment for biker rally, Sturgis East, State College, PA
* Latitude 43 – Gloucester, MA
* The Woodshed – Brewster, MA
* The Lost Dog Pub – Orleans, MA
* Hard Rock Café – Boston, MA
* The Beachcomber – Wellfleet, MA
* Naswa Resort – Laconia, NH
* Chicken Bone – Framingham, MA
Thank you for considering us! Book us now and I will go every extra mile to make you glad you did.