Line Up



The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Featuring Kim Wilson!

For over 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group’s distinctive and powerful sound, influenced by a diversity of musical styles, manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid via such barnburners as “Tuff Enuff” and “Wrap It Up”. Co-founder Kim Wilson, the sole original member, still spearheads the group as it evolves into its newest incarnation.  Read More


2 X Grammy Nominee ~ John Primer!

and the Real Deal Blues Band!

with special guest Ken Saydak!

John Primer has undisputedly helped build the sound and style of Chicago blues as we know it today. The echos of tradition bellowing from the birthplaces he played such as: Maxwell Street, Theresa’s, Checkerboard and Rosa’s Lounges, pulse from every chord in his fingers today. John Primer is a Chicago Blues Living Legend. Read More


2015 Clifton Chenier Lifetime Award Winner

Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas!

Nathan Williams plays zydeco, the fast and furious accordion-driven dance music of the Creole people of South Louisiana, a relatively modern style that emerged after the Second World War. With its trademark rubboard percussion, electric guitars and R&B influences, zydeco is distinct from the fiddle-driven music of neighboring Cajuns.  Read More

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 2016 Blues Music Award Nominee for
Soul Blues Album of the Year

The Tad Robinson Band!

Tad’s new album, “Day Into Night” on Severn Records was released on April 21st and the critics have weighed in.  Here’s a sampling:
“Without question, Robinson has joined the ranks of those who continue to set the standard for contemporary soul-blues today” – Living Blues
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2017 BMA Nominee ~ Contemporary Blues Female Artist

The Alexis P Suter Band!

International Recording Artist’s The Alexis P Suter Band are a powerful and unique 5 piece ensemble fronted by a vocalist who transcends styles and genres.
When the great Bluesman B.B. King first heard Alexis P. Suter sing, he was visibly impressed and said so after her opening set for him at BB Kings NYC. Shaking his head in wonder in his characteristic way, he remarked:
“It’s a rare thing to share the stage with great talent like that young lady.”  Read More

 ABC144 Albuquerque Blues Connection!

It’s not Trinidaddio without ABC!  As Mexican Jerry says: “Ain’t nothin but the Blues!”  Read More

 Pleasure-Pilots144  the Pleasure Pilots!

The Pleasure Pilots is a six piece, New Mexido based band specializing in old shcool styles of Rhythm ‘n blues, as well as their own original music… Read More

 Jaquie144  Jaquie Gipson!

Jaquie began playing the guitar at the age of 14. With inspiration from Leo Kottke, Michael Hedges, Preston Reed and others, Jaquie has developed a style of her own.  Read More


Lineup and times are tentative and subject to change.  Click on image to download a pdf copy.


Shuttle available for motel/hotel and Trinidad Lake pickup.
Friday August 25 & Saturday August 26th.
Call Jennifer ~ 719-859-4655
Please call only on the Festival dates.
This is not an information line for Trinidaddio.
$3.00 one way or $5.00 round trip per person

It’s gonna be a party you don’t want to miss!