The Tehachapi Band Wins at the Native American Music Awards in New York | news

They were scheduled to fly to Niagara Falls even as a massive snowstorm swept toward their destination in upstate New York.

Concerned about the weather, Pat Mata, drummer and vocalist for Tehachapi-based band Blue Mountain Tribe, considered canceling the trip.

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