Hoochie Coo is a cover band that features top level musician's providing quality sound and experience.
Some of the band members are Grammy Award winners and have been Grammy nominated. Current and former members have worked with widely acclaimed artists and members of such groups including Evanescence, RATM, Thin Lizzy, Christohper Cross, No Doubt, Glenn Frey, Mandissa Hundley of American Idol, Blind Melon, Sebastian Bach, Rob Halford and many others.
Hoochie Coo plays a variety of music from the classics to the present hits of Rock, Alt, Funk, Classic Rock, Punk, Ska, Reggae, Americana. All done having great fun and with a professional attitude.
Hoochie Coo is:
Chris "Hooch" Houchin: Guitars & Vox
Francesco DiCosmo: Bass & Vox
Jon Knox: Drums, Loops & Percussion
Hoochie Coo is the brainchild of Chris Houchin, or “Hooch” as he's often called. Hooch is originally from New Haven Ct. and resides in the Los Angeles area. Houchin was featured on the reality series "Living with Ed" starring Ed Begley Jr, stays busy playing a mean guitar in various projects as well as supports a "Go Green" philosophy and business. Bassist Francesco DiCosmo is originally from Northeastern PA and now resides in the Los Angeles area playing music, touring and producing music. Drummer Jon Knox returns to his home state of California after many years of living in Nashville, TN. He now resides in the Inland Empire area and stays busy playing music, making beats and producing various artists.
The core group is a 3 piece and the band will add additional members as needed.
The Hoochie Coo band has played in the Los Angeles, Palm Desert and Orange County areas and have been featured at places like Agua Caliente Casino, The Tilted Kilt, Desert Princess Resort, McCormicks, The FireHouse, Sagebrush Cantina, Stadium Brewing Co., Ireland's 32, The Sandpiper and more!