COMING May Saturday 16 and Sunday 17!

The Mine Shaft Tavern is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 14th Annual - CrawDaddy Blues Fest! 


Gates open at noon.      Great live music featuring lots of bands (to be announced soon)

Fresh Boiled Crawfish & Cajun specialties!       Parking & a shuttle will be available on the north end of town. 

The Mine Shaft Tavern brings in fresh live crawfish from the organic rice fields outside of Beaumont, TX. 

If you love Louisiana and Texas foods, put this event on your calendar.    In addition to boiled crawfish, crawfish corn pie, crawfish boudain, green chile blue crab cakes,  Gulf Shrimp (boiled and fried), chicken and sausage gumbo, Texas BBQ Ribs, brisket and smoked pork are available. 

Fresh squeezed Hurricanes served here! 

There will be a full bar and plenty of shade.  12,000 sq feet of covered areas with great views of the stages.     

Rain or shine.  Kids under 12 are free, no coolers or outside beverages or food allowed.   


There are three stages during the festival—inside the historic Mine Shaft Tavern, the Mine Shaft Cantina’s Deck

and the main stage at the  Madrid Railyard Amphitheater. 

Need a room?  Please check www. for availability in the Madrid/Cerrillos them soon as they're selling out!



SMASH Tour company is offering rides from the Rail Runner South Capitol to The Mine Shaft Tavern in Madrid for The Crawdaddy Blues Fest on Saturday and Sunday. $25 per person.


Parking is free at the South Capitol lot. Visit the SMASH Tour shop to book your ride or call 505-274-3347. Look for the colorful SMASH Tour Canyon Van & let Shelly get you to the Festival & back on a fun & safe ride in her 10 seat passenger van.