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Into the Sands storm

Rumblings of an impending storms swarms over the desert. Dark clouds blanket the vast space with an electric promise of destruction. A neon sign glows through the whirlwind of dust and tumbleweeds. Revealing a structure that seems to have weathered time, nature, and celestial elements. Howling winds blow around the curves of rotting logs, creating a melody that rides on the shoulders of sand devils. Step inside and take shelter in the Sands Trading Company. 

Home to Drifters, Sands Trading Company sells items that capture the outlaw spirit: unique, authentic, and expressive. The music, art, hats and apparel are collectibles that were designed by Ol' Pete himself. 

From the BLACKKISS into the Sands.  

From early on I knew that deep inside my soul that I would evolve as an artist. BLACKKISS was a vessel that helped me figure out who I was and what I had to offer to the world with music. It helped me get through them dark times and connect with those who were going through the similar ordeals. Nevertheless, the time has come to finally feel comfortable in my own skin. BLACKKISS is no more for now and in its place has risen "Pete Sands & the Drifters". 

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Previous events

Blackkiss, Wild the Coyote, Badd Wolf & Rusty Tinder

The Hotel Cafe, 1623 N Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

The official "Yellowstone" pre-premiere show!!!!

BLACKKISS frontman Pete Sands was fortunate enough to star in the new upcoming television series "Yellowstone" helmed by oscar nominated Taylor Sheridan and starring Kevin Costner.

"Yellowstone" will also include music from BLACKKISS, Wild the Coyote & Badd Wolf, and Rusty Tinder. This will be a night of Yellowstone musicians, crew members, and actors in attendance.

Blackkiss Live @ Rock the Canyon

Shonto Canyon, AZ, Shonto, AZ

The 10th Annual Rock the Canyon Art and Music Festival is gonna host BLACKKISS as one of the main acts.

This venue is located right across from the old Shonto Trading Post in Shonto, AZ. This is an all day free event for all ages so come on out and have yourself a damn good time.


Blackkiss with Badd Wolf, Wild the Coyote & The Sober Junkie

El Morro Theatre, 207 W Coal Ave, Gallup, NM

BLACKKISS, Wild the Coyote & Badd Wolf, with the Sober Junkie & the Get Along Gang, Live in Gallup, NM!

March 31, 2018, at the legendary El Morro Theatre. Doors will open at 6pm and the show will start at 7pm.

Tickets will be available the day of at the Venue, but a few tickets will be available beforehand at select locations.

This is an all ages event so bring the family out!!! $10 entry!!!


Blackkiss, Wild the Coyote, Badd Wolf & The Sober Junkie

3Feather Factory, Albuquerque, NM

The 1st annual New Mexico 3Feather's Nu-Slumerican Fest is gonna kick off New Years eve at the opening of their new shop in Albuquerque, NM.

The Lineup with include SLUMFEST alumni's BLACKKISS, Wild the Coyote, & Badd Wolf as well new comer The Sober Junkie.

All ages event.


Blackkiss w/ Joe Tohonnie, Jr. @ WHS

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Whitehorse High School, Montezuma Creek, UT

Our annual show at Whitehorse High School in Montezuma Creek, UT, my alumni school has come back around once more.

Come join in on the fun as Joe Tohonnie, Jr. and his world renowned Crown Dancers come to join us for a night of Holiday fun.

$5 at the door. An all ages event.


Blackkiss Live @ San Jan High School

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San Juan High School, Blanding, UT

The students of San Juan High School in Blanding, UT, have requested us to perform at their high school and we have accepted.

We are extremely honored to have been asked to talk and perform for the students in the San Juan country area. I am from the San Juan county area so its a homecoming for me as well.


Joe Tohonnie, Jr. w/ Pete Sands & Special Guest the Cody Blackbird Band

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Urban Indian Center, 120 W 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT

The two-time Grammy nominee and legendary White Mountain Apache Joe Tohonnie, Jr, is gonna be bringing his songs and dances to the Urban Indian Center.

Its been almost been two decades since Mr. Tohonnie has been to Salt Lake City, UT, to perform.

Come out and support us. $5 at the door. All ages event.


Wild the Coyote feat. Badd Wolf w/ BLACKKISS

Pour Vous, 5574 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Our dear friends WILD THE COYOTE and BADD WOLF invited us out to play a show in Los Angeles once more. At the legendary Pour Vous venue for our Halloween Show!!! Mark your calendars for this one folks!!!!


Blackkiss live @ Pike Restaurant

Pike Restaurant & Bar, 1836 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA

BLACKKISS has been invited once again to the legendary Pike Restaurant and Bar in Long Beach, CA. This place is a corner stone of the Long Beach and they have always treated us so good. So we are excited to play this venue once again. Mark your calendars and make it out for the pre-Halloween show.


Blackkiss live @ The Acoustic Space

The Acoustic Space, 124 S 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT

BLACKKISS will perform for the very first time at the Acoustic Space in Salt Lake City, UT. We shall have some very special guests for the event so keep updated.

Mark your calendars and get ready for something new Salt Lake City.


Blackkiss live @ Northern Navajo Fair

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Northern Navajo Fairgrounds, Shiprock, NM

BLACKKISS is coming to the Northern Navajo Fair once again held in Shiprock, NM. Event details are still being worked out and I shall update them as they are received.

Mark your calendar and come join us for a fun night at the Northern Navajo Fair.


Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers w/ BLACKKISS

Urban Indian Center, 120 W 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT

The legendary Gary Farmer and the Troublemakers Blues band is riding their tour through Salt Lake City, UT. The Urban Indian Center will be hosting the event. BLACKKISS has been invited to be the opening act. Come join us and make it a fun night for your family.


Blackkiss live @ Center for Living

Center for Living , Los Lunas, NM

BLACKKISS gonna play a show for the elders and the community. It's always a great thing to give back to the elders and learn from them as well. Save the date!!! Join us!!