Our latest CD, Migration Road, is back from being pressed and available online (see our store page). The CD will also be available at upcoming events. Cris also has a biography that has been released by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press; The Badger Biography Series. The biography is titled: "Cris Plata: From Fields to Stage/Del Campo al Escenario" and is written by Maia A. Surdam. Check out the link to the right for more info.
Mark your calendars and come out to the following 2021 gigs.
Thursday, April 1st: We will be performing as the Cris Plata Trio at the Stoughton Opera House "Almost Live" Series. This will be a virtual concert and will be Youtube streamed from the Stoughton Opera House site. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. This will be our first performance of 2021 so check it out.
Saturday, May 22nd: Backyard house concert (outdoors and distanced) in the Tenney Lapham neighborhood, Madison, WI. This is another trio performance and the concert starts at 6:30 p.m. Send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org for full info, reservations and payment. Rain date is May 23rd.
Sunday, August 8th: The Pursuit of Happiness Festival at the Milton McPike Park (between East Washington and Williamson St in Madison, WI). The big band will be performing at 5:30 to 6:30 on the Chicory Stage. Cris has the MC duties for this stage the entire day so be sure to see him, the band and all of the other acts at this fun festival.
Friday, August 13th: Mirror Lake State Park (E10320 Fern Dell Road, Baraboo, WI) concert series held at the amphitheater from 7 to 8:30 p.m. We will be doing this performance as a trio.
Sunday, August 29th: Waterfront/Orton Park Festival, Yahara Place Park, 1800 Yahara Place, Madison WI. Ann and I will be on the Cottonwood Stage at 12:30 p.m.
DUE TO COVID SURGE LABOR FEST HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Please remove this date from your calendar: Monday, September 6th: The big band will be back at Labor Fest, 1602 S. Park St., Madison, WI. Our showtime is 3 to 5:15 p.m. Come out for a good time and support our local unions.
Tuesday, September 14th: Friends of Olin Turville Concert Series, 6 to 8 p.m. at the pavilion in Olin Park, Madison WI. This will be a fun four piece concert.
Cris Plata Trio at the Stoughton Opera House:
30 Minute Music Hour
Click on to the link below to watch our appearance on Wisconsin Public Television's 30 Minute Music Hour.
From Fields to Stage
Click the link below to take you to the Wisconsin Historical Society Press site to buy a copy of "Cris Plata: From Fields to Stage/Del Campo al Escenario."