Afton Prater’s career is trucking along

On the title track of her second EP release, Afton Prater sings about wanting a truck.

Now, a Sumner dealership wants to use her music to help them sell trucks. Sunset Chevrolet / Sunset Trucks has partnered with Prater, a Klahowya senior-to-be, to use her song “I AftonWant a Truck” in their western Washington radio and TV advertisements.

The 17-year-old singer-songwriter continues to mix the cobbling of a country-pop music career with high school. She’ll take advantage of the summer vacation to play several gigs, starting with KMPS’ pre-function for the June 27 Kenny Chesney concert at Century Link Field. She’ll play at 11 a.m.

Sunset Trucks is sponsoring her full-band show July 12 at Art on the Ave in Tacoma, where she’ll play with keyboardist Kim Enloe, drummer Jonathan Enloe (also a Klahowya classmate), guitarist Brett Angelo and bassist Steve Warren. On Aug. 13, she’ll play for Yakima’s Summer Nights concert series.

More information on what Afton’s up to can be found here: aftonprater.com

— MM

 

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