GRAMMY-WINNERS LOS LOBOS TO PERFORM
Multiple Grammy Award winning recording artists Los Lobos – who reached super-stardom in 1987 with their chart-topping cover of Ritchie Valens’ La Bamba – will perform at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Budweiser ROLL-Bar main stage prior to the Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.
The five-piece eclectic ensemble from East Los Angeles includes David Hidalgo, Louie Pérez, Cesar Rosas, and Conrad Lozano and Steve Berlin. The band has been performing and releasing records for nearly four decades – sharing the stage with acts such as Bob Dylan, U2 and the Grateful Dead. With their eclectic style that draws from rock, country, folk, R&B, blues and traditional Spanish and Mexican music, the band continues to redefine their sound while maintaining a rich musical tradition. In August 2010, the group released their first album in four years, entitled Tin Can Trust. This year they launched an international tour with stops in Europe and Australia.
Limited single seat grandstand tickets are still available for the November 13, Kobalt Tools 500, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and can be purchased by calling 866-408-RACE (7223). Hillside tickets for the Kobalt Tools 500 and grandstand tickets for the WYPALL* 200 on November 12 are available by calling 866-408-RACE (7223) or online at www.PhoenixRaceway.com. Hillside tickets do not allow access into the main PIR gates including the Fan Midway.
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