The James Hay Trio is a Kelowna based electric blues and roots rock band made up of guitar, bass and drums, the classic power trio format. James has paid his dues working with numerous blues acts throughout B.C. over the years. Non Prophet Society, Black Cat Soul, The Ole Johnson Blues Band, Joe L’Orsa’s Northwest Boogie, Joe Marvici and the Mudcats, Cosmic Charlie a.k.a. The Charles Graham Band, Rachel Van Zanten, Jack De Keyser, The Kathy Frank Band, Sherman Doucette, and Poppa Dawg to name a few. The James Hay Trio was formed with the desire to delve deeper into the roots of electric blues from Tampa Red, Elmore James and T-Bone Walker to the more modern sounds of Eric Clapton, John Mayer and Gary Clarke Jr.