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Glenn Marais and the Mojo Train

Glenn Marais and the Mojo Train are a blues rock band known for their powerful and dynamic sound with their music taking listeners on a journey through the Mississippi Delta, with stops at Detroit, Motown, and the funky sounds of Philadelphia. With their unique styles deeply rooted in the blues, the band’s original compositions are a testament to their exceptional musical talents. The band believes in giving back to their community and currently run their own non-profit MusicCan that provides instruments and lessons to underserved youth in Canada and are currently sponsoring music programs in two YRDSB schools with plans to expand. The band’s motto is Give to Live and over the years they have continually supported the Food Bank, Starlight Children’s Foundation, Blue Door Shelters and have raised over 100 000 for The Stephen Lewis Foundation.

The band is comprised of Juno-nominated songwriter Glenn Marais on guitar and vocals, bassist Manny De Grandis-leader of the Maples, The Toronto Blues Society House Band, keyboardist Jesse Karwat, keyboardist for Canadian Rock Legends, I Mother Earth, and renowned drummer Jeff Saulnier. Known for their love of playing and jamming, Glenn Marais and the Mojo Train have a knack for taking songs in new and exciting directions. The band are releasing their new record, Red, Hot and Blue this March and recently made it to the semi-finals of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee.