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

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

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

Grey Matter Brewing Co.
Kincardine, On
Dec. 20

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

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

2020


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

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

Bar Down
Kincardine, On
Mar. 6th,

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


Previous Shows

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
May 31, 8PM

Lizards Bar and Grill, 785 Exmouth St.,
Sarnia, On
June 14th, 9PM

Rod and Gun
Grand Bend, On
June 15th, 8:00PM

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
June 22nd, 8PM

Curley Brewing Company
London, On
June 29th, 7-9PM

Gables Bar
Grand Bend, On
June 30th, 4PM

Bayfield Brewing Company
Bayfield, On
July 1st

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

Abe Erb Tannery
Waterloo, On
July 6th

Stayish Inn with CJ Lee and Deadwest Live To Air
Goderich, On
July 7th 5-7PM

Richmond Tavern with CJ Lee and Deadwest
London, On
July 11th

Lighthouse Blues Festival
Kincardine, On
July 13th, 11 AM

Lighthouse Blues Festival with C.J. Lee and Dead West
Kincardine, On
July 13th, 3PM

Rod and Gun
Grand Bend, On
July 13th, 8:00PM

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
July 20th, 8PM

The Beehive
Swindon, England
July 25th, 9:00PM

The Cross Keys
Swindon, England
July 27th, 8:30PM

Check Inn
Wroughton, England
Aug 3rd, 8:30PM

The Howlin' Wolf with C.J. Lee
Glascow, Scotland
Aug 8th 11PM

Edinburgh Fringe Festival with C.J. Lee
Edinburgh, Scotland
Aug 5th-10th Several Dates, Check Festival Site for Details

Sandbar
Grand Bend, On
Aug. 16th ,9PM

Gables
Grand Bend, On
Aug. 17th ,3 PM

White Squirrel Golf Club
Grand Bend, On
Aug. 22nd ,6PM

Rod and Gun
Grand Bend, On
Aug 24th, 6:00PM

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St,
Ailsa Craig, On
Aug 30th, 7PM

Gables Bar
Grand Bend, On
Aug. 31st, 4PM With C.J. Lee

The Crown & Turtle Pub, 143 Main St,
Ailsa Craig, On
Sept. 6th, 7PM

Mercer Hall
108 Ontario St, Stratford, On
Sept. 7th, 8PM

Norma Jeans
London, On
Sep 12th, with Ber Knarlies

Curley Brewing Co.
London, On
Sept. 14th

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

For Bookings or other Enquiries
Contact Ray Holden
519-697-8603

chestnutsound@outlook.com

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