James "Mr. Blues" Wayner

James "Mr. Blues" Wayner


James "Mr. Blues" Wayner has waited 45 years, played thousands of shows and now in the summer of 2007 brings a blues show that will bring your audience to their feet.


Starting at 15 James has entertained people in many parts of the world and has establish himself as a blues legend in Canada. You may see him out front with a band singing lead vocals and playing harmonica or sitting up front on drums singing lead vocals. For 45 years James Wayner has been fronting bands and singing the blues. For the past 17 years James has been laying down the beat and singing lead for the Bearcats. His influences are Willie Dixon, Albert Collins, James Cotton, Etta James, James Brown.


Sounder 9 to 5 (Cassette)
Sounder (Cassette)
The Bearcats (CD)
The Bearcats "Too Much Change" (CD)
The Bearcats "Maxed Out" (CD)

Set List

Sets can be any where to 40 - 1 hour or more depending on the venue.
Typical Set list: 50% originals and 50% covers with different arrangements by Etta James, Willie Dixon, Robert Cray, Jimmy Reed,