South ThunderBird

South ThunderBird


When South ThunderBird cuts loose, they mean it. Whether at a slow simmer or a rapid boil, the sound of this rockin’ blues band is always Raw – Powerful, Hot And Tight…right on, baby.


South ThunderBird is a blues band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Their influences include blues legends such as Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, Colin James, Stevie Ray Vaughan, to name but a few. They recently released an all original CD called "Tough Go" which has already garnered much critical acclaim. We invite you to check out their website and discover South ThunderBird for yourself.

Award Nomination
Western Canadian Music Awards
South ThunderBird has been honoured with a nomination at the 2005 Western Canadian Music Awards (WCMA) in the Outstanding Blues Recording category for their album "Tough Go". The trophies will be handed out at a gala event held on October 23, 2005 at Vancouver’s prestigious Commodore Ballroom.

Award Nomination
Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards
South ThunderBird has received two nominations at the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards for Best Blues Album and Best Group or Duo.


Tough Go is South ThunderBird's debut CD and was released in January 2005.
To hear all the sound clips on the CD and to view 4 video clips please visit

Set List

South ThunderBird has enough material to play 4 hours.