Tubie and the Touchtones are one of the premier classic rock and blues bands in Central Texas. Tubie is a Texas native, Texas blues songwriter and BMI artist from Navasota….the ‘Official’ Blues capital of Texas. In fact, Tubie and The Touchtones played in the state capitol rotunda in Austin on April 5th, 2007 for the reading of the resolution in the Texas state legislature that named Navasota as the official blues capital. Tubie was nominated for Musician of the Year at the Texas Music Awards in 2009, 2010, and 2013, and the Touchtones were the opening band for the 2009 Awards ceremony in the civic auditorium in Palestine, Texas.
Tubie was also nominated for Blues Artist of the Year in the Upstate Indie Awards in Syracuse, New York. They were the signature band for the Navasota Blues Fest Organization for 7 years, and played for the state of Texas at the Washington on the Brazos State Park for the 4th of July celebrations on three different occasions.