Navajo blues-rock band The Plateros to play


The Plateros, a blues-rock band from the Navajo Nation, N.M., will present a free concert from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Tam?┬░stslikt Cultural Institute, 47106 Wildhorse Boulevard.

The Plateros have broken the mold of Native American blues music, cooking up a hybrid of blues, rock and funk. The band has performed more than 280 shows since 2005. In 2009 they won best blues at the New Mexico Music Awards for their second album, "Hang On."

They were nominated twice by the Native American Music Awards in 2006 and 2008. Their first music video, "Forever I'm with You," was nominated as best music video by the 2009 American Indian Film Festival. They won best music video at the 2010 Dreamspeaker Film Fest in Alberta, Canada, in 2009. They were selected with other noted native acts in the first-ever native music rock tour in 15 selected cities at Hard Rock Cafes across the United States.

For more information, call 541-966-9748. For more information about The Plateros, visit


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