The James Hay Blues Band


The James Hay Blues Band is a Kelowna B.C. based four-piece, upbeat, electric blues, roots, jump, jive and swing band performing around the Okanagan and beyond.

Original blues material as well as selections from T-Bone Walker, Jimmy Rogers, Slim Harpo, Elmore James, Billy Boy Arnold, Memphis Slim, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Freddy King, Magic Sam, B.B. King, Albert King, Otis Rush, Taj Mahal, Ray Charles, Albert Collins, Buddy Guy, John Mayer, Eric Clapton, North Mississippi Allstars and many more.

The James Hay Blues Band is:
James Hay - Electric Guitar & Vocals
Chris “Chicago” Stanford - Electric Guitar, Harp & Vocals
Keith “Chops” McTaggart - Drums & Vocals
Blue “Boogie Man” Rooney - Bass

Where to Catch Them

Christmas Market
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Christmas Market
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Evening Show at 6:30
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Where to Listen

Right here on eiKelowna's new streaming service, where we pay artists over 10x more per stream than the leading services.

Venues they have played:

Bulkley Valley Brewery
DunnEnzies (Downtown)
Memphis Blues & BBQ
OK Corral
O'Rourke's Peak Cellars
Sammy J's Grill & Bar
Sandhill Wines
Setter's Pub
Slackwater Brewing
The Blarney Stone Pub
The Blue Gator
The Globe Cafe and Tapas Bar
The Grand Pub
The Lake Okanagan Resort
The Longhorn Pub
The Marmalade Cat Cafe
The Mid-Town Station Pub
The Munkey's Fist
The Red Antler
West Coast Oyster Bar & Grill
Ye Old Welcome Inn Pub