Event published by The Livery
190 5th Street 190 5th Street
Cruz Contreras of The Black Lillies returns to The Livery for a “hometown show” to help cap our Anniversary weekend! Cruz will be joined by special guest vocalist/fiddle player: Sara Jean Kelley!
7pm doors | 8pm show – $15adv / $20 at door
The frontman, founder, and driving force behind The Black Lillies’ raw and rootsy sound also co-founded Robinella and the CCstringband, and has collaborated with musicians ranging from John Oates and Jim Lauderdale to Langhorne Slim and The Turnpike Troubadours. His projects have topped both the Billboard and Americana radio charts, won Independent Music Awards, and been nominated for the Americana Music Association’s Emerging Artist of the Year award.
After over a decade touring under the name The Black Lillies, Contreras is currently performing as a solo act.
Over the years, Cruz has appeared on nationally broadcasted television including Late Night with Conan O’Brien, CMT, VH-1, GAC, Bluegrass Underground and PBS Television’s Sun Studio Sessions. His music has been lauded by outlets as diverse as American Songwriter Magazine, Rolling Stone, NPR’s Morning Edition and Vanity Fair, among others. Contreras is currently at work on his debut solo album, ‘Cosmico’, to be released 2021
Admission: $15 adv / $20 at door