Mary Hood is a rising voice from a digital generation singing about old school themes like loneliness, love, loss, and longing with twisting acoustic guitar and a reedy, soulful voice. Her music stands alone, but her main influences Fiona Apple and Ella Fitzgerald can be heard in her raw and resonant style, while others have compared her lyrics and storminess to acoustic legends Elliot Smith and Nick Drake.
Mary performed at Pleasantville Music Festival this past summer, her name in the line up with well known artists Suzanne Vega, Blues Traveler, and Living Colour. She has also performed at other festivals and venues in the Hudson Valley area and New York City, including Newburgh Illuminated Festival, The Bitter End, and the Towne Crier.
Mary’s hypnotic sound captivates an audience while her unique fingerpicking weaves through each lyric, creating a musical storyline all its own.