Hoochi Coochi is a hand clapping soul stirring funky soul blues band from Delaware. Starting in the warm fall of 2015, members Fatz Hawkins and Danielle Johnson have been hitting the music scene hard and heavy together. Both coming from musical projects and closing in on a decade of musical experience, the two have joined forces to create something that’s sure to make you dance. Mixing genres like blues, soul and adding a touch of indie they have been able to engage a wide demographic both young and old. Hoochi Coochi picked up longtime drummer Chelsea Grant in July of 2016 on drums to round out their sound and add movement and flow to their live performance and Mark Reed in 2017 to add to the rhythm section. Always a crowd favorite Hoochi Coochi brings the people together. They have entertained a wide array of venues and opened for national acts like Low Cut Connie and Larkin Poe. They are sure to get any crowd young and old rocking, rolling, and singing about love.
Hoochi Coochi was a finalist in the annual Musikarmeggedon X in 2016. They won the title of Delaware Folk Hero competition in 2016. They won Best Live Performance and Best Drummer for the 2018 Hometown Heroes WSTW Homey Awards.
Support provided by Art Bridges.Funded in part by The Amphion Foundation, Inc. Additional support is provided by Capital and Worth in association with H&R Block. This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.