Lydia Warren tours internationally from Brooklyn to Beirut, whipping audiences into a frenzy at each stop. A versatile singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer, the Boston-based performer tours and records as a solo act and with her band. The Lydia Warren Band has been nominated for a Boston Music Award, appeared on NBC’s Today Show and has released five albums.
Lydia honed her skills opening for and appearing alongside B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Johnny and Edgar Winter, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Rick Derringer, Buckwheat Zydeco, Ruthie Foster, Ronnie Earl, Shemekia Copeland, Little Feat, Keb Mo, John Németh, CTA (featuring members of Chicago) and Shannon Curfman. She has graced the stage at The Boston Blues Festival, North Atlantic Blues Festival, Westford Roots and Rhythm Festival, Montreal’s FestiBlues, The Jonesboro (Arkansas) Bluesfest, the Onset Blues Festival and more. In 2010, Lydia won the Granite State Blues Society’s “Best Solo/Duo Act” category. In early 2011 Lydia toured throughout Europe with Memo Gonzalez and the Bluescasters and formed “The Neurotics,” a duo with West Coast bluesman Josh Fulero. She also received the Music Award for Outstanding Performance from Middlesex Community College in 2011 and was accepted to Smith College as an Ada Comstock Scholar. In 2012 Lydia toured throughout Europe and across America while raising $3,500 on the crowd funding website Kickstarter to record her sixth album, due out in early 2013.