New single “Common Roots” available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify.

A musical chameleon, James Hood is adept at playing a wide variety of styles to please any crowd.

  • Acoustic Rock (60s-00s)
  • Country (old, new and outlaw)
  • Yacht Rock (70s favorites)
  • Trop Rock (Jimmy Buffett, Bob Marley, Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown)
  • Irish pub favorites (Flogging Molly, Pogues, the Clancy Brothers.

From Springsteen to Stapleton and from Dave Matthews to Johnny Cash.

A new member of the Myrtle Beach music scene, James Hood is a solo acoustic musician. Born and raised on the Jersey Shore, Hood has honed his craft in bars and music clubs.
James Hood moved to Lake George, New York in 1993. He played in several bands since then (over 25 years) and has been invited to share the stage with some of the region’s top musicians. He has been a respected solo artist for over 15 years.

Now James has brought that experience to his new home – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Hood’s soulful voice is often compared to Cat Stevens.
In addition to playing regular music venues, James Hood is available to play weddings, private parties, corporate events and fundraisers.

Check out videos of James below and on his Videos page.


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