Acclaimed Guitarist Andy Wood Announces Album & Tour Dates

(New York, NY) – As summer fast approaches, Knoxville guitar maestro Andy Wood is bringing the heat with his fourth studio album Charisma. The 11-track collection of instrumental compositions is slated for release on August 9TH. Andy Wood is backed by a collection of some of Music City’s finest musicians on drums, bass, organ, keys, strings and even traditional Asian instruments are utilized to bring Charisma to life. Guitar legends Joe Bonamassa and Brent Mason also lend their talents to album. The album is available in numerous physical configurations as well as available via all digital service providers here.

From the hypnotic opening of “Shoot The Sun Down” to the emotive outro of “Believe,” Andy Wood expresses his emotions through his fingers and playing. Performances on “Storm The Sparrows,” “Cherry Blossoms” and “Hylia” showcase why Andy Wood is one of the most sought-after and respected guitar players around. Andy Wood even tackles the Alice In Chains classic “Rooster” in a solo guitar arrangement that demonstrates Wood’s lauded versatility on the instrument that has earned him his own monthly column in the famed instrument magazine, Guitar World. Joe Bonamassa lends his talents to the track “Moaning Lisa” and the first single “Free Range Chicken” features another Nashville legend, Brent Mason. That song was recently used during Fox Sports Auto Racing coverage and the performance music video featuring Mason can be seen here:

The track listing for Charisma is:

1) Shoot The Sun Down

2) Free Range Chicken feat. Brent Mason

3) Rooster

4) Storms and Sparrows

5) Charisma

6) Cherry Blossoms

7) Master Gracey’s Manor

8) Hylia

9) Moaning Lisa feat. Joe Bonamassa

10) Copperhead

11) Believe

Andy Wood will be touring throughout 2024 and beyond in support of Charisma with a handful of recently announced dates and more dates to be announced in the future. Andy also hosts a sleepaway guitar camp – The Woodshed Guitar Experience – that will be returning this September and registration is currently open at Aside from that, he also spends time as the band leader for the famed band The Stowaways on annual sold-out cruise, Shiprocked The announced tour dates are below and tickets for all upcoming events can be found at

Andy Wood Charisma Tour Dates 2024

June 19, 2024 – Raleigh, NC – Bowstring Brewyard ^

June 20, 2024 – Wilmington, NC – Bowstring ILM ^

June 22, 2024 – Knoxville, TN – Scruffy City Hall *

June 23, 2024 – Nashville, TN – Cannery Hall #

July 20, 2024 – Knoxville, TN – Scruffy City Hall *

August 17, 2024 – Knoxville, TN – Scruffy City Hall *

September 21, 2024 – Knoxville, TN – Scruffy City Hall *

October 12, 2024 – Knoxville, TN – Scruffy City Hall *

November 16, 2024 – Knoxville, TN – Scruffy City Hall *

December 7, 2024 – Knoxville, TN – Scruffy City Hall *

^ with Seth Rosenbloom

* with Skankbanger