TRIPPP is a band of 18-year-old triplets from Jonesboro, Arkansas. The band includes Treyson Stafford (bass guitar, percussion, vocal), JD Stafford (lead vocals, drum), and Chaz Stafford (guitar, fiddle, vocals). TRIPPP plays a mix of country, Southern rock, classic rock, blues, and bluegrass cover songs and originals. They’re available for festivals, restaurant entertainment, private parties, fundraisers, weddings and any other venue or event. They’re sometimes joined on stage by their older sister, Ellie, who sings, plays guitar and fiddle, and is the current Miss Arkansas State University. Currently, they are finalists for the “Young Artist of the Year Award” at the Arkansas Country Music Awards coming up in June 2019 and have been named “Best Local Band” in Northeast Arkansas in the 2019 “Best of NEA Awards.” They were named one of the top three bands in North Arkansas in 2018 by the readers of Jonesboro Occasions Magazine, were finalists in the 2017 Mid-South Fair Youth Talent Show in Memphis, and were the 2018 “Fulton’s Got Talent” winners in Fulton, Kentucky, winning the opportunity to open for the Grammy Award winning Kentucky Headhunters. When they aren’t playing music, these high school juniors can be found playing various sports, participating in their school choir where they were named 4th, 5th, 6th chair in the 2018 All-Region Choir, performing as the band “Arsenal” in their praise band for their church youth group. JD plays on the 2018 State Champion Jonesboro High School basketball team, Chaz and Treyson run for the JHS cross country team, and Treyson is a letterman on the JHS swim team and is overcoming autism. They have been playing music together since first since the first grade when they began studying music at Jonesboro Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School, Jonesboro Suzuki Institute, and Back Beat Music. Recent events include: The Johnny Cash Heritage Festival in Dyess, AR; Jonesboro BBQ and Music Festival in Jonesboro, AR; Banana Festival in Fulton, KY; and the Poinsett County Fair in Harrisburg, AR. Some of their biggest musical influences include Chris Stapleton, The Eagles, and Johnny Cash. TRIPPP has helped raise more than $4,000 for Make-A-Wish in the last two years with various musical events. Some of that money was used to help send a teenager with critical illness on a shopping spree to the Mall of America in July 2018. They have also donated their time to help raise money for March of Dimes, Race for the Cure, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and The Humane Society.