• About Us

    The Charterhouse Sessions - An Allstage Production, 2013.


    The Tutwiler Blues Train sat down with Jim McCormick of Allstage, at Charterhouse Studios, in the spring of 2013. This is the video from that interview. Thanks to Jim, and all of the Allstage gang for having us in! Check out Allstage by clicking H E R E.

    Short Bio

    The Tutwiler Blues Train began in April of 2009, with Wayne Holden, and Jim Walsh. As we evolved, different players came in and out of the band. We are grateful for all contributions to our growth, through a diverse selection of blues artists. With the addition of Jim Wilby, in Dec. 2010, and Mikey Ethelston, in June 2012, we have solidified our lineup.

    The Tutwiler Blues Train, with Wayne Holden, Mikey Ethelston, Jim Walsh, and Jim Wilby, provide a solid and authentic blues show that will keep your guests satisfied and entertained. 4 seasoned and experienced musicians, with a lifelong love of the blues put their collective hearts and souls into each performance. A popular, and busy Southern Ontario blues band with sets that include a great mix of old and new blues, and blues rock, with the stamp of quality, energy, and interaction that all music lovers will appreciate.

    Wayne Holden, and Mikey Ethelston recently sat down with Tanya Lovell, at CHRW, 94.9, The Blues Never Die radio show. You can listen to the show, in the show archives, by clicking H E R E. , and using the, "Previous Shows", tab to access the March 12th program.

    DID YOU KNOW?

    Wayne Holden, lead singer and guitarist

    learned many of his skills from his mentor, and teacher, the late, great Mel Brown.


  • Latest News
    • Summer Festivals June 3, 2014

      Secondly, we're thrilled to be taking part in The Argyle Art in the Park Festival, Aug. 23rd. Again, a great community festival, fun for the entire family, starts at 11:am, so bring the whole family out for a day of sunshine and good times.
      We are hoping to have a few more announcements on festivals this summer, in the coming weeks, so stay tuned.

    • Summer Festivals June 3, 2014

      We're very happy to be taking part in 2 great community festivals this summer. First is The Gathering On The Green, which takes place June 7th, in old south London, Wortley Village. It's an honour to be asked to donate our time. A great community festival, in it's 32nd year. Come on out, and enjoy the sunshine and great folks.

    • Radio Interview March 12 March 11, 2014

      Be sure to tune in to 94.9 FM CHRW on Weds evening, for The Blues Never Die radio show, with Tanya Lovell. Our own Wayne Holden will be interviewed during the show. Starts at 7 pm.
      You can listen to the show, in the show archives, by clicking H E R E. , and using the, "Previous Shows", tab to access the March 12th program.

    • Lighthouse Blues Festival April 18th 2014

      Very pleased to be announced for The Lighthouse Blues Festival this year, in beautiful Kincardine Ontario. Rick and Marylin put on a great festival, plan to be there. We'll be there, July 12th, at the SEP Stage, at 12 noon. Take the nice drive north, and enjoy a great festival!
      More on this great festival, by clicking H E R E.

    • Martini Shows Return! Feb. 16, 2014

      Martini Bar Show Returns! Starting Feb. 19th!! Details are finalized on a new Wednesday night show, Up Close and Blue, featuring our own Wayne Holden, and The Tutwiler Blues Train, doing a lighter version of our show, and introducing new material to our fans.
      THIS IS NOT A JAM. This will be an up close, intimate show, which may feature invited guest musicians from time to time. Gonna be lots of fun! Music starts at 8:00 p.m., along with the best martinis in London, upstairs at The Mongolian Grill, 645 Richmond St. London - TBT.

    • Yuk Yuk's April 1st March 11, 2014

      The band is very pleased to announce that we'll be participating in a great contest this year, sponsored by Scene Magazine, Free FM, The London Music Awards, and The Western Fair District.
      We will play this April 1st, Tuesday. Doors at 7 pm. We'd love to have our fans and friends drop in to cheer on the band! It would be our honour to win this for you, and open at this year's Western Fair. Come on out, to Yuk Yuk's, Western Fair District, we'll see you there!

  • Video Gallery
  • Blog
    Blog Post One
    Posted By: Administrator / December, 22, 2012 / 2 comments

    Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been. Aenean semper aliquet libero. In ante velit, cursus ut, ultrices vitae, tempor ut, risus. Duis pulvinar.

    The industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into

    Pharetrgue c aug elit magdrerit sit amet tincidunt ac viverralorta diu massasque diam lorem interdum vitaapibus ac scue vitae ec eget tellus non era.

    At nequ eget nisus lveln ec eroulum ante ipsrbur cub ind is sollin velit sed l pharetrgue c aug elit magdrerit sit amet tincidunt ac viverralorta diam.

    Read More
    Blog Post Two
    Posted By: Elize Ryd /December, 20, 2012 / 0 comments

    Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been. Aenean semper aliquet libero. In ante velit, cursus ut, ultrices vitae, tempor ut, risus. Duis pulvinar.

    The industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into

    Pharetrgue c aug elit magdrerit sit amet tincidunt ac viverralorta diu massasque diam lorem interdum vitaapibus ac scue vitae ec eget tellus non era.

    At nequ eget nisus lveln ec eroulum ante ipsrbur cub ind is sollin velit sed l pharetrgue c aug elit magdrerit sit amet tincidunt ac viverralorta diam.

    Read More
    Blog Post Three
    Posted By: Administrator / December, 15, 2012 / 0 comments

    Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been. Aenean semper aliquet libero. In ante velit, cursus ut, ultrices vitae, tempor ut, risus. Duis pulvinar.

    The industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into

    Pharetrgue c aug elit magdrerit sit amet tincidunt ac viverralorta diu massasque diam lorem interdum vitaapibus ac scue vitae ec eget tellus non era.

    At nequ eget nisus lveln ec eroulum ante ipsrbur cub ind is sollin velit sed l pharetrgue c aug elit magdrerit sit amet tincidunt ac viverralorta diam.

    Read More
    Blog Post Four
    Posted By: Elize Ryd / November, 18, 2012 / 0 comments

    Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been. Aenean semper aliquet libero. In ante velit, cursus ut, ultrices vitae, tempor ut, risus. Duis pulvinar.

    The industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into

    Pharetrgue c aug elit magdrerit sit amet tincidunt ac viverralorta diu massasque diam lorem interdum vitaapibus ac scue vitae ec eget tellus non era.

    At nequ eget nisus lveln ec eroulum ante ipsrbur cub ind is sollin velit sed l pharetrgue c aug elit magdrerit sit amet tincidunt ac viverralorta diam.

    Read More
  • Blog Post
    Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
    Posted By lorem ipsum / January, 22, 2020 / 0 comments

    Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum
    has been

    The industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged.

    Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been The industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book.

    It has survived not Conly five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was popularised in the 1960s with the release of Letraset sheets containing Lorem Ipsum passages.

    Latest Comments
    1. John Johannson December 23, 2012 at 9:30 pm - Reply
      Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been The industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s.
      • Erika Errickson December 23, 2012 at 10:28 pm - Reply
        Suspendisse dignissim nibh congue purus. Laoreet sed.
    2. Dan Danovich December 22, 2012 at 11:45 pm - Reply
      Morbi tristique! Senectus! Suspendisse dignissim nibh congue purus laoreet sed cursus ante accumsan. Sed ante urna. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was popularised in the 1960s with the release of Letraset sheets containing Lorem Ipsum passages.

    Reply To Post

    Form Submitted!
    We'll get back to you.
  • Latest Shows
  • Discography
    • Ritualhealing Album One

      Quisque nulla. Vestibulum libero nisl, porta vel, scelerisque eget, malesuada at, neque. Vivamus eget nibh. Etiam cursus leo vel metus. Nulla facilisi. Aenean nec eros.

      Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been The industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s.

    • Ritualhealing Album Two

      Quisque nulla. Vestibulum libero nisl, porta vel, scelerisque eget, malesuada at, neque. Vivamus eget nibh. Etiam cursus leo vel metus. Nulla facilisi. Aenean nec eros.

    • Ritualhealing

      Quisque nulla. Vestibulum libero nisl, porta vel.

      At nequ eget nisus lveln ec eroulum ante ipsrbur cub ind is sollin velit sed l pharetrgue c aug elit magdrerit sit amet tincidunt ac viverralorta diam..

      Lorem Ipsum has been The industry's standard dummy text.

    left right
  • The Band
    • Wayne Holden - Guitar/Lead Vocals

      Wayne Holden, guitar, and lead vocals. Wayne Holden, frontman for The Tutwiler Blues Train, is a pure showman!

      Wayne Holden, guitar, and lead vocals. Wayne brings a unique voice and energy to every performance, with solid guitar skills he learned from the late, great Mel Brown. Wayne is a pure, unapologetic bluesman, and a fine song writer. Wayne also plays Mel's Gibson, Super 400 guitar, at select venues.

      Come on out, and catch Wayne and the band at an upcoming show! You will not be disappointed.

    • Mikey Ethelston - Harmonica/Vocals

      Mikey Ethelston, harmonica playing icon, and one of the very best to pick up the gob irons.

      Mikey is a pure entertainer, and his skills are evident in each note he plays. He is also a great songwriter! Accept no imitations, Mikey Ethelston is the real deal.

      Having spent years on the road, with the likes of The Dixie Flyers, Mikey know's whats up, and his great sense of humour keeps our fans laughing!

    • Jim Wilby - Drums and Backing Vocals

      Jim Wilby brings a strong presence to the rhythm section of The Tutwiler Blues Train.

      Jim is one of The Groove Kings in The Tutwiler Blues Train. Always in the pocket, Jim keeps the heart beating, and the groove timed just right. Never afraid to take that extra step, Jim keeps the tunes fresh with his inventive chops. The audience always grooves to the outstanding beats of Jim Wilby!

    • Jim Walsh - Bass Guitar and Backing Vocals

      Jim Walsh, the second member of The Groove Kings, brings a consistent and traditional bass blues style to The Tutwiler Blues Train.

      Along with his rhythm section partner, Jim Wilby, their groove and beat keep the big blues heart beating soundly in the band. Jim is a student of the blues, enjoying a wide variety of the genre.

  • Contacts

    The Tutwiler Blues Train

    Mailing Address

    1254 Longwoods Road,
    Newbury, Ontario.
    Telephone: 519-693-4409
    E-mail: jwalsh@xplornet.com

    Leave Us A Message

    We'd love to hear from you!

    Contact Form

    Form Submitted!
    We'll get back to you.

    Social Network Sites

    You can find info about The Tutwiler Blues Train at the following sites:


  • Latest Tweets
    Follow Our Twitter Feed, We Always Follow Back!

    The Tutwiler Blues Train


    @TutwilerBTrain


    Latest Tweets




    COMING SOON!

  • More Here!

    A Brief Video of Tutwiler Mississippi, Birthplace of The Blues