About Ray Holden

Ray Holden's powerful and passionate performances have both entertained and captivated audiences throughout North America and overseas.
Originally from London Ontario, Ray has performed mainly with The Tutwiler Blues Train, as well as solo and duo performances. Ray and Tutwiler are back at it, you can find more info on the Tutwiler website, www.tutwilerbluestrain.com
Ray was inspired by the Late, Great, Mel Brown. Mel taught Ray, and they also formed a very good friendship.
Ray has also performed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee, representing The Great Lakes Blues Society.
In his spare time you will catch Ray with his family and animals at his farm, or traveling the world to various historical and monumental sites.

Contact Details

Ray Holden

519-697-8603


chestnutsound@outlook.com

Upcoming Shows

Show Schedule

2020


Rod and Gun
Grand Bend, On
Jan 4th, 6:00PM

The Elephants Nest with The Band Tutwiler
Chatham, On
Jan 10th, 10PM

The Richmond Hotel
London, On
Jan 11th

Part 2 Bistro
Goderich, On
Jan 17th

White Squirrel Golf Club
Grand Bend, On
Jan 18th

Red Lion
Stratford, On
Jan 24th

Curley Brewing Company
London, On
Jan 25th, 7-9PM

Part 2 Bistro
Goderich, On
Feb 7th,

PRIVATE BASH with The Band Tutwiler
London, On
Feb 15th

Lou Dawgs
London, On
Feb. 16th

Country Manor
Thedford, On
Feb 21st 2pm

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St,
Ailsa Craig, On
Feb 21st, 7PM

White Squirrel Golf Club
Grand Bend, On
Feb 22nd

Bedford Hotel with Tutwiler
Goderich, On
Feb. 28th

Oakwood Resort
Grand Bend, On
Mar 7th

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St,
Ailsa Craig, On
Mar 13th, 7PM

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St, with CJ Lee
Ailsa Craig, On
Mar 17th, 7PM

Ultimate Sports Bar with The Band Tutwiler
Chatham, On
Mar. 20th

Lou Dawgs with The Band Tutwiler
London, On
Mar. 21st

Lizards Bar and Grill, 785 Exmouth St.,
Sarnia, On
Mar. 27th, 9PM

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St, with CJ Lee
Ailsa Craig, On
Apr 3rd, 7PM

The Elephants Nest with The Band Tutwiler
Chatham, On
April 10th, 10PM

Oakwood Resort
Grand Bend, On
Apr 11th

Bar Down
Kincardine, On
April 17th,

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St, with CJ Lee
Ailsa Craig, On
Apr 24th, 7PM

Red Lion
Stratford, On
Apr 25th

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St, with CJ Lee
Ailsa Craig, On
May 15th, 7PM

Lizards Bar and Grill, 785 Exmouth St.,
Sarnia, On
May 16th, 9PM

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St, with CJ Lee
Ailsa Craig, On
May 29th, 7PM

Sylvan Alpacas
Parkhill, On
June 13th

Lizards Bar and Grill, 785 Exmouth St.,
Sarnia, On
Sep 19th, 9PM


Previous Shows

Bruce Steakhouse IBC with C.J. Lee and Deadwest
Kincardine, On
Sept. 15th

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
Sept. 21st, 8PM

White Squirrel Golf Club
Grand Bend, On
Sep 26th ,6PM

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
Sept. 27th, 8PM

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St,
Ailsa Craig, On
Oct. 4th, 7PM

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
Oct. 5th, 8PM

White Squirrel Golf Club
Grand Bend, On
Oct. 10th

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
Oct. 11th, 8PM

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
Oct. 19th, 8PM

White Squirrel Golf Club
Grand Bend, On
Oct. 24th

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
Oct. 25th, 8PM

Rod and Gun
Grand Bend, On
Oct 26th, 6:00PM

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St,
Ailsa Craig, On
Nov. 1st, 7PM

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
Nov 2nd, 8PM

White Squirrel Golf Club
Grand Bend, On
Nov. 7th ,6PM

London Music Hall of Fame
London, On
Nov. 8th

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St,
Ailsa Craig, On
Nov. 15, 7PM

Lou Dawgs
London, On
Nov. 17th

The Richmond Hotel with CJ Lee
London, On
Jan 28th

Part 2 Bistro
Goderich, On
Nov 29th

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
Nov 30th 8PM

Lucan arena
Lucan, On
Dec. 1st

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St,
Ailsa Craig, On
Dec. 13th, 7PM

Oakwood Resort
Grand Bend, On
Dec. 14th

Forest Golf Club
Forest, On
Dec. 15th

The Richmond Hotel with CJ Lee
London, On
Dec. 19th

Grey Matter Brewing Co.
Kincardine, On
Dec. 20

Center Stage Vintage Guitars
Nobesville, Indiana
Dec. 21st

Colonial Hotel Road To Memphis Fundraiser
Grand Bend, On
Dec. 23rd

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St,
Ailsa Craig, On
Dec. 27th, 7PM

White Squirrel Golf Club
Grand Bend, On
Dec. 28th ,6PM

Lou Dawgs
London, On
Dec. 29th

Crown and Turtle Pub NYE
Ailsa Craig, On
Dec. 31

Guitar Lessons

Have you always thought about learning how to play the guitar?
Well there is no time like now to learn!
Join Ray in his classic country estate studio, where you can learn how to play the guitar, in a relaxed, zero pressure atmosphere. You'll be rippin' it up in no time! Call or TXT Ray today for details - 519-697-8603, or email chestnutsound@outlook.com

Client Testimonials

  • Blues Authenticity! Ray Holden is a must see Bluesman!

    Giant FM 90.9 Indianapolis, In
  • A Genuine Bluesman, with a smokey smooth voice to match his guitar pickin'

    Tanya Lovell, CHRW 94.9 FM
  • An Old Soul in a young man's body. He writes and sings like he's an old bluesman, and shows his authenticity across the country.

    Johnny Max, Sunday Morning Soul, 97.7 FM

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519-697-8603

chestnutsound@outlook.com

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