"A splendid festival ...

Such a generous gift to all of us."

Now returning for August 2021!

This is a COVID-safe series of events.


For the safety of festival attendees, performers and volunteers, proof of COVID vaccination (or a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours) will be required for entry. Bring your documentation or a photo of the documentation. 

The State Public Health Department also has an app to obtain a QR code for a digital record of your COVID vaccination. 


Humboldt County Public Health is recommending that everyone  mask in public, indoor spaces. 

July 26, 2021

Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival

Humboldt, California

featuring world class musicians and prestigious local performers!

A cozy festival with world-class musicians,
surrounded by Pacific beauty
Two full weekends!
Previous performers and new friends alike will be joining us for 2021

Returning from national and international tours, world-class musicians perform live concerts in this historic, intimate and extraordinary village, leaving you with lasting impressions.


Trinidad boasts excellent restaurants and bars with coastal views and 5-star ratings, as well as wine tasting rooms, breakfast patios and lunch nooks. There is a plethora of vacation stays and motels, alongside art galleries, gift shops, and a city museum and library.  The airport is only five minutes away!

To top it off there are endless trails, State Parks, the Pacific Ocean, and Trinidad Bay.


First Weekend

August 13-15

Friday, August 13,  8:00 PM

Festival Strings

Featuring string orchestra selections

played by members of the TBAM Festival Strings
Guest Artists:
          Jill Petricca, flute

          Sherry McHurd Hanson, viola

Saturday, August 14, 8:00 PM

Garrick Woods cello

Daniela Mineva piano

An evening concert showcasing the talents and versatility of two of the finest musical interpreters from the Pacific Northwest

Sunday, August 15, 8:00 PM

David Powell tenor 

John Chernoff piano

Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin

"The Fair Maid of the Mill," composed 1823 and based on 20 poems by Wilhelm Müller, is Schubert's earliest extended song cycle to be widely performed, and one of his most important works

Second Weekend

August 20-22

Friday, August 20, 8:00 PM

Makani Bright marimba

Richard Rios marimba

Local superstar keyboard percussionists

Makani Bright and Richard Rios present an evening of  pieces for marimba

Saturday, August 21, 8:00 PM

Temporary Resonance

 and Friends

featuring Concert for Violin, Piano,

and String Quartet by Ernest Chausson
Terrie Baune, violin

Carol Jacobson, cello

John Chernoff, piano


Liana Bérubé, violin

Carson McHaney, violin

Kimberly Fitch, viola

Sunday, August 22,  2:00 PM

Wind Energy

with Daniela Mineva

featuring Sextet by Francis Poulenc

Jill Petricca, flute

Michael Kibbe, oboe

Paul Cummings, clarinet

Aaron Lopez, bassoon

Anwyn Halliday, horn

Daniela Mineva, piano

Sunday, August 22, 8:00 PM

Beethoven's Belated

Birthday Celebration

String Quintet

Liana Bérubé, violin

Terrie Baune, violin

Kimberly Fitch, viola

Carson McHaney, viola

Carol Jacobson, cello

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