KSUT welcomes Cruz Contreras of the Black Lillies for a live solo session Friday morning
KSUT welcomes back Cruz Contreras, the frontman, founder, and driving force behind The Black Lillies for a live in-studio solo session with host Jim Belcher, Friday morning 7/8 at 11:30. The Cruz Contreras Band performs Friday night at the Dolores River Brewery.
Contreras 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. After over a decade touring under the name The Black Lillies, Contreras wrapped up the band in 2019 and is performing under his own name.
Contreras has developed a strong fan base around the Four Corners, performing at local festivals, venues and several live sessions on KSUT.