Cruz Contreras

227 West Depot Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
227 West Depot Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37917
  • Date(s): April 30, 2021 to April 30, 2021
  • Event Times: Doors at 6:00 PM. Show begins at 7:00 PM.
  • Price: $20.00 - $50.00 (plus fees)
  • Location: The Mill & Mine

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About

We’re excited to present seated, limited capacity concerts at The Mill & Mine! These unique shows mark the first live music events at the venue in over 14 months. We hope you’ll join us.

Tickets on sale this Friday, March 26 at 10am ET.

Multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer Cruz Contreras has roots in East Tennessee and Michigan, but has impacted Americana music worldwide.

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. Contreras is currently performing as a solo act and has been recently collaborating with cellist Dave Eggar, fiddle player Billy Contreras, and wife Molly Contreras. 

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.

 

Cruz Contreras