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Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group

SOLD OUT!

Doors at 6. Music at 7. ALL AGES.

Tickets available online only at the ticket link above.

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums.

Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician
fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

Whether touring as a ‘Duo’ or with his ‘Acoustic Group’ or his
‘Large Band’, Lovett’s live performances show not only the breadth of this Texas legend’s deep talents, but also the diversity of his influences, making him one of the most compelling and captivating musicians in popular music.

Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into
one of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers. Among his many accolades, besides the four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award, and was named Texas State Musician.

His works, rich and eclectic, are some of the most beloved of any artist working today.

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Dirty Revival at The Filling Station
Oct
3
to Oct 4

Dirty Revival at The Filling Station

w/ Sway Wild

Doors at 8. Music at 9. 21+

Tickets in advance $9. At the door $12.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Fronted by Portland native, Sarah Clarke, who’s powerful vocals and engaging stage presence immediately command attention, the rest of the band is comprised of six exceptional musicians, Evan “Evvnflo” Simko (Guitar + MC), Terry Drysdale (Drums), Jon Shaw (Bass), Ben Turner (Keys), Chris Hardin (Tenor Sax), Thomas Barber (Trumpet). Many of them friends since high school, each player is as good as the next and all of them exceptional in their own way, Dirty Revival functions like a well oiled machine with every part doing exactly what it’s supposed to.

Dirty Revival’s democratic approach to music shows in their songwriting, their original music effortlessly incorporating several different genres of music. At times showcasing their unique take on the soul and funk sounds of the 60’s and 70’s, then, straddling the line between rock band and pop band. The care the group takes in the arrangement of their original music is reflected in their cover choices, known for their dynamic recreations of classic songs by artists ranging from NIN to Black Sabbath and Rage Against the machine, illustrates why it is difficult to put the Dirty Revival in any one genre of music.

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Proxima Parada
Oct
4
to Oct 5

Proxima Parada

Doors at 8. Music at 9. 21+

Tickets in advance $11. At the door $15.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Próxima Parada blends soulful melody and hard-hitting rhythm into a sound distinctly their own, groovy and uplifting. Their music makes introspection and human connection sexy again.

Following the success of their last album, Próxima has signed with New-York-City-based record label, AntiFragile, and is releasing their next album, Kind Reminder, on Sept 27th. The first single, Musta Been A Ghost, is available now and gives a taste of what's to come: https://ffm.to/mustabeenaghost

Starting in 2012 as a group of college friends wanting to extend their dynamic to their community in San Luis Obispo, CA, they never dreamed that their passion would reach a global audience, that they’d perform at beautiful historic venues and music festivals, that their songs would earn awards, that their music would soothe and uplift people around the world

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Marbin
Oct
5
to Oct 6

Marbin

Doors at 8. Music at 9. 21+

Tickets in advance $9. At the door $12.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

MARBIN is a progressive jazz-rock band based in Chicago, IL, with a unique story that stands out in today's music world. With a do-it-yourself approach, Marbin started touring extensively in 2011, bringing their original instrumental music to every part of the United States. Through word of mouth, Marbin has gained hundreds of thousands of devoted fans all over the world and has sold tens of thousands of albums. Marbin has released seven albums: Marbin (2009), Breaking the Cycle (2011), Last Chapter of Dreaming (2013), The Third Set (2014), Aggressive Hippies (2015), Goatman and the House of the Dead (2016), and Israeli Jazz (2018). Marbin regularly plays in clubs all over the US and in jam and jazz festivals around the world.

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Ginstrings w/ A Girl Named Genny, Wind &amp; The Willows
Oct
11
to Oct 12

Ginstrings w/ A Girl Named Genny, Wind & The Willows

Doors at 7:30. Music at 8:30. 21+

Tickets in advance $9. At the door $12.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

With 33 interchangeable strings and vibrant vocal harmonies, Ginstrings is an acoustic progressive string band driven by an indescribable passion for music.

Comprised of members who draw from diverse musical backgrounds, the group comes together to create a sound that reflects just that. While a shared love for music, collaboration, and the human experience gives them a constant desire to search for sound and create something new, a combination of optimism and realism keeps their feet on the ground with a healthy dose of head in the clouds.

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The Hooligans
Oct
12
to Oct 13

The Hooligans

Doors at 7:00. Music at 8:00. 21+

Tickets in advance $9. At the door $12.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Formed in 1990, Hooligans is Bozeman's longest running roots rock/americana/blues/jam band. Inspired by the improv driven music of the San Francisco scene as well as early folk, blues and great rock’n’roll.

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The Goddamn Gallows w/ Scott H. Biram
Oct
16
7:00 PM19:00

The Goddamn Gallows w/ Scott H. Biram

Doors at 7. Music at 8. 21+

Tickets in advance $18. At the door $23.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

The Goddamn Gallows:


Spit from the heart of America's Rust Belt, arising from a night of flophouse violence. Drifting across the states, they cemented their sound in Portland, OR and later in Los Angeles, CA, where they lived in abandoned buildings, squatter camps, storage units and shoebox apartments.

In 2007, they left everything behind and spent the next 4 years living out of whatever vehicle would get them to the next town. Building upon their original sound of twanged-out, punk rock gutterbilly (Life of Sin 2004 and Gutterbillyblues 2007), they began picking up stray musicians along the way and adding to their sound; washboard, accordion, mandolin and banjo (Ghost of the Rails 2009 and 7 Devils 2011) creating a sound referred to as "hobocore", "gypsy-punk" or "americana-punk", while never being stuck in any one sound.

Enter 2018 and The Goddamn Gallows have reinvented themselves once again with The Trial. From rockabilly, psychobilly and punk rock, to bluegrass and metal, The Trial infuses disparate sounds into a new strange recipe of seamless genre bending profundities.

Chock full of impromptu antics of the shocking variety and hauntingly eclectic instrumentation, The Goddamn Gallows have made legions of fans with their legendary, live shows.

Scott H. Biram:

Rock ‘n’ Roll ain’t pretty and neither is Scott H. Biram. The self proclaimed ‘Dirty Old One Man Band’ successfully, and sometimes violently, lashes together blues, hillbilly and country precariously to raucous punk and godless metal.

Biram ain’t no candy-ass singer/songwriter either, sweetly strumming songs about girls with big eyes and dusty highways. His singing, yodeling, growling, leering and brash preachin’ and hollerin’ is accompanied by sloppy riffs and licks from his '59 Gibson guitar and pounding backbeat brought forth by his amplified left foot. The remainder of this one-man band consists of an unwieldy combination of beat-up amplifiers and old microphones strung together by a tangled mess of guitar cables.

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Laney Lou &amp; The Bird Dogs w/ Jackson Holte &amp; The Highway Patrol
Oct
18
to Oct 19

Laney Lou & The Bird Dogs w/ Jackson Holte & The Highway Patrol

Doors at 7. Music at 8. 21+

Tickets in advance $15. At the door $20.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

NIGHT ONE of Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs 2-night stand at The Filling Station! Night two event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/378175293085863/

LLBD Vinyl Release weekend at The Filler!

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs are a relentlessly energetic folk-rock band based out of Bozeman , Montana. Combining a soaring four part harmony and rock 'n' roll drive, a Bird Dog show gets people dancing and singing along to original tunes and covers alike.

With a combined 30 years of experience in blues, rock, country, metal, folk, and indie bands, the members of Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs found their common ground in bluegrass and country music, and bring a truly unique sound to the folk scene.

This award-winning band has been taking their infectious sound on the road since 2013, sharing stages with the likes of Keb Mo', The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Jeff Austin Band, Amy Helm, Leftover Salmon, The Infamous Stringdusters, Corb Lund, The Mavericks, Mark Chesnutt, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, Amy Helm and many more. The Bird Dogs released a live self-titled studio album in 2016, recorded at Basecamp Studio in Bozeman. Their follow-up album, titled The Vigilante Session, was recorded live at a forest service cabin in the Tobacco Root mountains.

Born under the big sky in Bozeman, Montana, Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs consist of Lena (Laney) Schiffer on vocals/guitar/percussion, Matt Demarais on vocals/banjo/dobro, Ethan Demarais on bass, Brian Kassay on fiddle/mandolin/harmonica, and Josh Moore on vocals/guitar.

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Laney Lou &amp; The Bird Dogs w/ Cascade Crescendo
Oct
19
to Oct 20

Laney Lou & The Bird Dogs w/ Cascade Crescendo

Doors at 8. Music at 9. 21+

Tickets in advance $15. At the door $20.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

NIGHT TWO of Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs 2-night stand at The Filling Station! Night one event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/392800401432219/


LLBD Vinyl Release weekend at The Filler!

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs are a relentlessly energetic folk-rock band based out of Bozeman , Montana. Combining a soaring four part harmony and rock 'n' roll drive, a Bird Dog show gets people dancing and singing along to original tunes and covers alike.

With a combined 30 years of experience in blues, rock, country, metal, folk, and indie bands, the members of Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs found their common ground in bluegrass and country music, and bring a truly unique sound to the folk scene.

This award-winning band has been taking their infectious sound on the road since 2013, sharing stages with the likes of Keb Mo', The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Jeff Austin Band, Amy Helm, Leftover Salmon, The Infamous Stringdusters, Corb Lund, The Mavericks, Mark Chesnutt, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, Amy Helm and many more. The Bird Dogs released a live self-titled studio album in 2016, recorded at Basecamp Studio in Bozeman. Their follow-up album, titled The Vigilante Session, was recorded live at a forest service cabin in the Tobacco Root mountains.

Born under the big sky in Bozeman, Montana, Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs consist of Lena (Laney) Schiffer on vocals/guitar/percussion, Matt Demarais on vocals/banjo/dobro, Ethan Demarais on bass, Brian Kassay on fiddle/mandolin/harmonica, and Josh Moore on vocals/guitar.

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Through The Roots &amp; Pacific Dub
Oct
22
7:00 PM19:00

Through The Roots & Pacific Dub

Doors at 7. Music at 8. 21+

Tickets in advance $11. At the door $15.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

From what was once a dream inspired by close friends, to humble beginnings filled with living room jams, late nights writing songs in the garage, backyard house parties and countless complaints from neighbors, San Diego-based reggae/rock band Through the Roots was born.

By coincidence in early 2008, Evan Hawkins and Taylor Boatwright met at a local guitar center. It was there that Evan shared his vision with Taylor, which eventually led to the beginning of TTR.

Evan and Taylor came from different musical backgrounds but shared some similar musical tastes, and both were very moved by reggae. They believed TTR would provide them with the perfect vehicle to spread their message and adopted a Cali reggae/rock concept.

In late 2008, Through the Roots added Brady O'Rear to round out the group's core. He brought his own musical tastes, complete with Hawaiian Islands reggae, and mixed them with those of Evan's and Taylor's to give TTR a broader range of ideas and influences to draw from.

Through the Roots quickly moved from the streets and backyard shows to touring in 2010 and soon hooked up for West Coast and national tours with some of the reggae/rock genres top headliners. The San Diego band eventually added Corrick Watson (lead guitar/vocals) and Budda Foster (bassist/keys) from Los Angeles to the talented, five-man mix.

With the band set, Through the Roots looks forward to continue spreading its positive messages, and showcasing its high energy shows to a growing legion of fans.


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The Brothers Comatose
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

The Brothers Comatose

Night one!

w/ Goodnight, Texas

Doors at 7:00. Music at 8:00. 21+

Tickets in advance $15. At the door $20.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Whether traveling to gigs on horseback or by tour bus, Americana mavens The Brothers Comatose forge their own path with raucous West Coast renderings of traditional bluegrass, country and rock ‘n’ roll music. The five-piece string band is anything but a traditional acoustic outfit with their fierce musicianship and rowdy, rock concert-like shows.

The Brothers Comatose is comprised of brothers Ben Morrison (guitar, vocals) and Alex Morrison (banjo, vocals), Scott Padden (bass, vocals), Philip Brezina (violin), and Greg Fleischut (mandolin). When they’re not headlining The Fillmore for a sold-out show or appearing at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, the band is out on the road performing across America, Canada, Australia, and hosting their very own music festival, Comatopia, in the Sierra foothills.

April of this year is finding the band touring Latvia and Lithuania as cultural ambassadors for American Music Abroad, which is run by the US State Department with the goal of sending American artists all over the world as a cultural exchange program. The band toured China in 2018 under the same program.

The remainder of 2019 will see the Brothers Comatose hitting the studio to record on their fifth studio album to be released on AntiFragile Records.

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The Brothers Comatose
Oct
24
to Oct 25

The Brothers Comatose

Night two!

w/ Goodnight, Texas

Doors at 8:00. Music at 9:00. 21+

Tickets in advance $15. At the door $20.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Whether traveling to gigs on horseback or by tour bus, Americana mavens The Brothers Comatose forge their own path with raucous West Coast renderings of traditional bluegrass, country and rock ‘n’ roll music. The five-piece string band is anything but a traditional acoustic outfit with their fierce musicianship and rowdy, rock concert-like shows.

The Brothers Comatose is comprised of brothers Ben Morrison (guitar, vocals) and Alex Morrison (banjo, vocals), Scott Padden (bass, vocals), Philip Brezina (violin), and Greg Fleischut (mandolin). When they’re not headlining The Fillmore for a sold-out show or appearing at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, the band is out on the road performing across America, Canada, Australia, and hosting their very own music festival, Comatopia, in the Sierra foothills.

April of this year is finding the band touring Latvia and Lithuania as cultural ambassadors for American Music Abroad, which is run by the US State Department with the goal of sending American artists all over the world as a cultural exchange program. The band toured China in 2018 under the same program.

The remainder of 2019 will see the Brothers Comatose hitting the studio to record on their fifth studio album to be released on AntiFragile Records.

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Hillstomp w/ Canyon Kids
Oct
25
to Oct 26

Hillstomp w/ Canyon Kids

Doors at 8:00. Music at 9:00. 21+

Tickets in advance $9. At the door $12.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

If you’ve spent time around the Northwest Music Scene, the name Hillstomp will sound familiar to you. They’ve been making music for the past 17 years and touring with the likes of The Avett Brothers, Reverend Horton Heat, and The Devil Makes Three, while playing festivals across America and Europe, including Pickathon, Telluride, and SXSW.

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The Talbott Brothers (half seated)
Oct
28
6:00 PM18:00

The Talbott Brothers (half seated)

w/ Guests TBA

Doors at 6. Music at 7. 21+

Tickets in advance $14. At the door $18.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Blood is thicker than water and there’s nothing like family creating music together to prove it. With contrasting blood-harmonies and left-handed/right-handed guitar playing, singer-songwriter duo The Talbott Brothers combine rock, blues and pop with honest storytelling.

Nick and Tyler were born and raised in Imperial, a small town in Southwestern Nebraska, just a stone’s throw from the Colorado border. They began writing and performing together before relocating to their mother’s birthplace of Portland, Oregon. Tyler, the youngest (lead vocals, baritone guitar, harmonica) and Nick, the oldest (backing vocals, lead guitar) discovered their love of music after digging their dad’s old dreadnaught guitar out of the basement and teaching themselves to play along to Johnny Cash, Bob Seger and the Beatles on vinyl.

Following the release of 2017’s GRAY, they found themselves in front of sold out crowds in the US and sharing the stage with ZZ Ward, Johnnyswim and AJR. Ear to the Ground Music dubbed the record as one of the ‘Top 5 Albums of the Year’ stating it as, “equal parts optimistic and captivating, inspiring and hopeful.” Through rigorous touring and over half a million streams on Spotify, they continue to build a strong and loyal fanbase wherever they go.

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HalloWEEN: Ween Tribute
Oct
31
to Nov 1

HalloWEEN: Ween Tribute

w/ Guests TBA

Doors at 8. Music at 9. 21+

Tickets in advance $9. At the door $12.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Joe Knapp leads a sure to be unforgettable halloween party as they rock Ween tunes all night long. He will be joined by other great Bozeman musicians!

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Dead Sky - Day of The Dead: Grateful Dead Tribute
Nov
1
to Nov 2

Dead Sky - Day of The Dead: Grateful Dead Tribute

Doors at 8. Music at 9. 21+

Tickets in advance $9. At the door $12.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Come celebrate the Day of the Dead with Bozeman's own Dead Sky, Bozeman's own Grateful Dead tribute band. Featuring members of Pinky & The Floyd, MOTH, Kelly Nicholson Band, The Hooligans, The Dead Yellers, SlomoJoe Trio and more: Luke Flansburg (guitar/vocals), Joe Knapp (guitar/vocals), Joe Kirchner (keyboards), Rich Robiscoe (bass), Brett Goodell (drums/percussion), Kelly Nicholson (vocals).

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Brent Cobb and Them
Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

Brent Cobb and Them

Doors at 7. Music at 8. 21+

Tickets in advance $15. At the door $20.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Brent Cobb didn't set out to write an album that feels and sounds like the place he grew up. But now that the grooves have been cut in his debut LP, Shine on Rainy Day, there's no denying the people, the places and the vibe of his southcentral Georgia home infuse almost every song.

"It just is Georgia," Brent says in his musical drawl. "It's just that rural, easy-going way it feels down there on a nice spring evening when the wind's blowing warm and you smell wisteria, you know?"

It's quiet down there where he's from in Ellaville -- "population 1,609" -- laid back and forgotten in the shadow of Atlanta and Savannah. The people have blue-collar values and believe in treating your neighbor like you want to be treated. They believe in curses and the dark finger of Fate and wield a sharp, dark sense of humor that sustains them through the hardest of times. Distant radio stations, roadside honkytonks made of cinderblock and back-porch picking sessions heavy on the backbeat predominate under Spanish moss-strewn live oaks and loblolly pines.

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Peelander-Z
Nov
8
to Nov 9

Peelander-Z

w/ JD Pinkus (of Butthole Surfers) and Eddie Spaghetti (of Supersuckers)

Doors at 8. Music at 9. 21+

Tickets in advance $12. At the door $15.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Peelander-Z is the Japanese Action Comic Punk Band based in Austin, TX. The band formed in 1998 in New York City and has been releasing happy party music to make everyone smile. They have toured extensively in North America, Japan and Europe. Peelander-Z has appeared at major music festivals including Bonnaroo and the Vans Warped Tour and has also been featured on TV programs such as Comedy Central's “Upright Citizens Brigade” and ABC's "Gong Show" among others. The band has also been covered by SPIN, Rolling Stone, Village Voice and NPR among many others. Their song "E-I-E-I-O" has been featured in a TV commercial in 2016. Also, a feature documentary about Peelander-Z entitled “Mad Tiger” screened in the world in 2016. At its live shows, Peelander–Z guarantees intense audience participation and a chance to exercise. You'll see the band in colorful costumes, though they describe their outfits as their skin. You'll also see human bowling and all around insanity. A Peelander–Z performance is a rare occasion for the entire family to rock out and have a great time.



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That 1 Guy
Nov
16
8:00 PM20:00

That 1 Guy

Doors at 8. Music at 9. 21+

Tickets in advance $11. At the door $15.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

With an extensive and amazing track record of unique and imaginative performances featuring his curious instrument and copious amounts of originality, Mike Silverman, a/k/a That1Guy, has set himself apart as a true one-of-a-kind talent that rivals any other artist currently in the entertainment industry. Averaging 150-200 shows a year all over North America and Canada, he has been a consistent favorite at such festivals as: Wakarusa, Electric Forest, Big Day out, All Good Music Festival, Bella, High Sierra Music Festival, Summer Meltdown, Montreal Jazz Festival, and many more. He was also the ʻTap Water Award’ winner at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for best musical act. His legendary collaboration and multiple tours with Buckethead performing as The Frankenstein Brothers has further cemented his virtuoso story as a creative visionary.

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Kikagaku Moyo w/ Minami Deutsch
Nov
25
6:00 PM18:00

Kikagaku Moyo w/ Minami Deutsch

Doors at 6. Music at 7. 21+

Tickets in advance $12. At the door $15.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Kikagaku Moyo progressed from early days in Tokyo’s experimental scene to traveling the world with their mind-bending sounds, exploring different facets of psychedelia on each new release and blowing minds with a live show that was just as searching as their records. The shifting dimensions of Masana Temples are informed by various experiences the band had with traveling through life together, ranging from the months spent on tour to making a pilgrimage to Lisbon to record the album with jazz musician Bruno Pernadas. The songs came together in the wake of the band breaking up the communal house most of them had shared in Tokyo, with some members relocating to Amsterdam, and others moving to different parts of Japan. Transitioning from being based in the scene they had roots in to scattering around various locales made for an even more enhanced understanding of how mystically connected the sum of their parts were when the band reunited to record new material. The music is the product of time spent in motion and all of the bending mindsets that come with it.

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Tab Benoit
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Tab Benoit

w/ Eric Johanson

Doors at 7:00. Music at 8:00. 21+

Tickets in advance $30. At the door $35.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Tab Benoit is a Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist who has built a remarkable 30+ year career on the foundation of his gritty and soulful Delta swamp blues and acquiring a devoted legion of fans along the way, as well as 5 Blues Music Awards, including BB King Entertainer of the Year (twice) and an induction into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. He has recorded and/or performed with Junior Wells, George Porter Jr, Dr. John, Willie Nelson, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Billy Joe Shaver, Maria Muldaur, James Cotton, Cyril Neville, Kenny Aronoff, Allen Toussaint, Kim Wilson, Jimmy Thackery, Charlie Musslewhite, Kenny Neal, Chris Layton, Ivan Neville, Jimmy Hall, Jim Lauderdale, Anders Osborne, and Alvin Youngblood Hart to name a few. Tab's accomplishments as a musician are matched only by his devotion to the environmental health of his native Louisiana wetlands. Benoit is the founder and driving force behind Voice of the Wetlands, an organization working to preserve the coastal waters of his home state. In 2010, he received the Governor's Award for Conservationist of the Year from the Louisiana Wildlife Federation. Benoit also starred in the iMax motion picture Hurricane on the Bayou, a documentary of Hurricane Katrina's effects and a call to protect and restore the wetlands.

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Martha Scanlan &amp; Jon Neufeld
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

Martha Scanlan & Jon Neufeld

Doors at 7:00. Music at 8:00. 21+

Tickets in advance $12. At the door $15.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Award-winning songwriter Martha Scanlan to release new album in October The River and The Light full of moments of profound intimacy and belonging Montana-based Americana/folk singer-songwriter Martha Scanlan is set to release her fourth album, The River and The Light, on October 19, 2018 via Rock Ridge Music. Full of moments of profound intimacy and belonging, the album hosts some of the finest writing yet from the award-winning Scanlan. Produced by her longtime musical collaborator, Jon Neufeld, and recorded at Type Foundry Studios in Portland, Oregon (where Scanlan recorded her third album), The River and The Light is a journey: there is a sense of aliveness and wonder throughout each song and throughout the album, a sense of anticipation of what awaits around the next bend. The album will be available for pre-order starting on September 21, 2018, and fans who purchase the album at the pre-order stage can enjoy the first single, “Brother Was Dying,” as an instant-gratification track.

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Dead Sky
Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

Dead Sky

Doors at 6. Music at 7. All ages (12 and under FREE)

Tickets in advance $7. At the door $10.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Dead Sky is a Grateful Dead tribute band based out of Bozeman Montana. Featuring members of Pinky & The Floyd, MOTH, Kelly Nicholson Band, The Hooligans, The Dead Yellers, SlomoJoe Trio and more: Luke Flansburg (guitar/vocals), Joe Knapp (guitar/vocals), Joe Kirchner (keyboards), Rich Robiscoe (bass), Brett Goodell (drums/percussion), Kelly Nicholson (vocals)

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Lazy Owl String Band &amp; The Dusty Green Bones Band
Sep
11
7:00 PM19:00

Lazy Owl String Band & The Dusty Green Bones Band

Doors at 7. Music at 8. 21+

Tickets in advance $7. At the door $10.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Lazy Owl String Band:
Lazy Owl String Band is bringing driving stompgrass to Bozeman. Grab some whiskey, put on your dancing shoes, and get ready for a good time when you come out to see them.

Dusty Green Bones Band:
Formed in January 2014, Dusty Green Bones Band is a five piece electric newgrass group based out of California's Bay Area. Looking to form a "jamgrass" style band, this rowdy bunch of musicians met in the heart of San Francisco. The group consists of: Toby Sanchez-Mahan (acoustic guitar, vocals), Isaac Cantor (banjo), Scotty Brown (electric bass, upright bass, vocals), and Jon Ryan (drums). By taking musical styles from a wide variety of genres and mixing them with the high energy of hard-driving bluegrass, they have created a purely organic sound. Their music aims to expand the authentic complexity of traditional bluegrass by layering ancient tones with improvisation and rock n' roll. These ambitious musicians live to ramble across the country playing hand-crafted shows while creating an undeniably magical experience for their fans. Their music is progressive with an indisputable raw aesthetic as the band dares to push the musical envelope, tenaciously defining their own individual style. DGBB continues to build a following by maintaining a consistent tour schedule. Come enjoy a nightcap and boogie down with the Dusty Green Bones Band at any one of their upcoming shows.

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Pato Banton
Sep
9
7:00 PM19:00

Pato Banton

Doors at 7. Music at 8. 21+

Tickets in advance $12. At the door $15.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

A Pato Banton concert is an event not to be missed and an experience not to be forgotten.

Positive Vibrations abound with a beat to keep you on your dancing feet, while Pato delivers a message that is food for the mind and soul. Many have considered his charismatic performance as live theatre where no show is alike and audience members become participants in the experience. Pato dialogues with the crowd on a range of topics including current day events and spiritual freedom while keeping the vibes upbeat and fun! The direction of the concert is totally based on the feedback Pato receives from the audience as there is no fixed set list. Many have said that the positivity generated from the stage has changed their lives forever. Sometimes Pato invites his fans to join him in a prayer circle after the show, where some have cried while sharing their stories of contemplated suicide, isolation after losing a loved one, struggles with substance abuse and how their personal connection with Pato has given them the strength to “Stay Positive” & “Never Give In.”

The following Pato Banton story charts his rise from the most disadvantaged of circumstances in his youth, through a long and successful career as a world renowned reggae legend, back to his roots with a commitment to work for the benefit of young people in his community, and finally on a mission to spread the “Good News” & “Positive Vibrations” to the “Now Generation”.

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Eilen Jewell
Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Eilen Jewell

Doors at 7. Music at 8. 21+

Tickets in advance $15. At the door $20.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Eilen Jewell laughs when told her label’s president called her a musicologist. But she confirms she and her husband and bandmate, drummer Jason Beek, have a passion for studying American music.

“We really love to uncover the past. It’s almost like digging for buried treasure,” she says. “For me, that’s where music is at. I like all kinds of music as long as there’s the word ‘early’ in front of it.” For her new album, Down Hearted Blues, released Sept. 22, 2017 on Signature Sounds, she and Beek unearthed 12 vintage gems written or made famous by an array of artists both renowned and obscure, from Willie Dixon and Memphis Minnie to Charles Sheffield and Betty James. Then, like expert stonecutters, they chiseled them into exciting new shapes and forms, honoring history while breathing new life into each discovery.

Known for what allmusic.com describes as a “country-flavored and blues-infused version of contemporary folk (which also can include healthy doses of rockabilly and surf),” Jewell’s discography includes several albums of original material and one of Loretta Lynn covers. Jewell has also recorded two albums with her eight-piece gospel-group side project the Sacred Shakers. But this latest effort, which she and Beek co-produced, with engineering by pianist/banjo player Steve Fulton and Pat Storey, is her first collection of blues — despite the fact that she credits the genre for igniting her musical curiosity in the first place.

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Sol Seed
Sep
5
7:30 PM19:30

Sol Seed

Doors at 7:30. Music at 8:30. 21+

Tickets in advance $7. At the door $10.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Born of the woods, rivers and waterfalls of Oregon, reggae-fusion group Sol Seed sports diverse vocal styles, an eclectic sonic playbook and ethereal world music influences. Sporting a spectrum of musical tastes, Sol Seed flips between genre influences such as rock, soul and hip-hop over a solid reggae backbone. Committing themselves to tending a fellowship between performer and listener, the audience becomes a part of the music, creating a unique and unforgettable live experience, centered in a space of the heart.

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Skyfoot
Aug
31
8:30 PM20:30

Skyfoot

8:30pm

FREE

Skyfoot is a 4 piece improvisational rock band from Boston MA. With no two shows sounding the same, it makes for a consistently unique musical experience for both the audience and the band. Skyfoot draws from all types of musical influences, but most importantly it continues the long tradition of American music that is based in freedom, discovery and on-the-spot spontaneity. And they still know how to purty!

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Red Dirt on The Range
Aug
31
5:00 PM17:00

Red Dirt on The Range

Tickets on Sale NOW!

MUSIC: Overland Golf Course, along with VI Productions and ChickenJam West Productions, are proud to welcome Micky and the Motorcars back to Big Timber as the Saturday night headliner for the 5th annual Red Dirt on the Range golf and music event on August 31st, 2019. Micky and the Motorcars will be joined by Tylor & the Train Robbers, Jason Wickens & the Western Electric, and El Wencho. Gates will open at 5PM, music will start at 6PM.

A portion of the profits will go to Montana on a Mission.

GOLF SCRAMBLE: We will also be hosting the 5th annual Red Dirt on the Range Golf Scramble. For tournament details and to sign up your team or join a team, call 406-930-1670.

Stick around after the golf scramble, for an evening of great live music!

Check out the bands' music here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3QDzNpTpO5kPCkbBCV9Nrw?si=4OdJ-SpFS_qtwgk2gk2Svw

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Tylor &amp; the Train Robbers and Chain Station
Aug
30
to Aug 31

Tylor & the Train Robbers and Chain Station

Doors at 8:00. Music at 9:00. 21+

Tickets in advance $7. At the door $10.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Tylor & the Train Robbers:
Tylor & the Train Robbers, a Boise Idaho based band, possess a depth of thought steeped in Americana Folk without losing it’s Country root grit. Hailing from small town Helix Oregon, lyrically focused frontman and songwriter Tylor Ketchum conjures up his long dead outlaw ancestor, Black Jack Ketchum as the inspiration for their new album, Best of the Worst Kind in a musical necromancy that is delivered in full with the title track, The Ballad of Black Jack Ketchum. Set to be released on the anniversary of his hanging, April 26th, the music video for the ballad was was filmed at Black Jack's grave during the bands most recent tour through the South West United States.

Chain Station:
Chain Station is a 4-piece, high-energy, get 'em out on the dance floor string band from the front range of Colorado's Rocky Mountains. They've become known for catchy and lyrically-poignant original songs that flow from the mountains, through them and right back to you! Pure Mountain Music!
The music of Chain Station is well-steeped in Americana roots. Their vocal harmonies are high, lonesome, and tight. Their picking ranges from lightning-fast to mountain mellow. They are a bluegrass band that would satisfy a picky old-timer and delight fans of newgrass, a delicate balance indeed.

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Jenny Don't and The Spurs
Aug
28
7:00 PM19:00

Jenny Don't and The Spurs

w/ The Dead Yellers

Doors at 7. Music at 8. 21+

Tickets in advance $7. At the door $10.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Jenny Don't and The Spurs:
Western Outlaw Garage based in Portland, Oregon

The Dead Yellers:
The Dead Yellers are original country rock from Bozeman, MT.
They play both dancing and crying music.

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Aug
27
7:00 PM19:00

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

w/ Jason Wickens

Doors at 7. Music at 8. ALL AGES

Tickets in advance $40. At the door $47.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

With a refreshed lineup and newfound energy, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band remains one of the most accomplished bands in American roots music.

Following an extended 50th anniversary tour, the ensemble grew to a six-piece in 2018 for the first time since their early jug band days. The group now includes Jeff Hanna (acoustic guitar, electric guitar), Jimmie Fadden (drums, harmonica), Bob Carpenter (keyboards), Jim Photoglo (bass, acoustic guitar), Ross Holmes (fiddle, mandolin), and Jaime Hanna (electric and acoustic guitar). All six members also sing, and when their voices merge, the harmonies add a powerful new component for the legendary band. And with the father-son pairing of Jeff and Jaime Hanna, the band carries on a country music tradition of blood harmony.

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2019 Montana Funk Fest feat. The Floozies
Aug
24
3:00 PM15:00

2019 Montana Funk Fest feat. The Floozies

You’ve probably been to a Montana beer fest before, but not one like this. At Montana Funk Fest, you will have the opportunity to taste the audacious and delicious edge of beer and kombucha brewing in Montana. Eat, drink, and socialize to your heart’s content, and then, when you think the day can’t get any funkier, feast your ears on The Floozies live funk music until 10pm (full bar with ID). 

Come party with us at The Cannery District Patio in Bozeman (behind Wildrye/ Deans Zesty Booch/ 406 Brewing Co.)

There will be both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available at the fest and concert portions, so all ages are welcome and encouraged to enjoy the day and night with us.

Purchase a ticket to both the beer fest and the concert and save $5!

The 2019 Montana Funk Fest is presented by ChickenJam West Productions, Dean's Zesty Booch, Grizzly Pine Cannabis, Fermentana, State Farm - Jeff Weedin, Langlas General Contractors, Mellow Mood Pipe & Tobacco, Opportunity Mortgage, and Seven Sushi!

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Mission Mountain Wood Band
Aug
23
7:00 PM19:00

Mission Mountain Wood Band

w/ The Dusty Pockets

Doors at 7. Music at 8. ALL AGES

First 100 tickets $15, $20 after those are gone, $25 at the door!

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

MISSION MOUNTAIN WOOD BAND is coming to The Old Saloon and bringing their original special brand of musical entertainment which includes bluegrass, rock & roll, and country-rockin-Montana party music as they continue to do so year after year. They are a 6 piece band playing twice as many instruments and all of them hail from the Big Sky Country.

Mission Mountain Wood Band first came to national prominence, when they toured non-stop, putting over 2½ million miles on their greyhound scenic cruiser tour bus and playing over 250 cities a year for a dozen years. From New York City to LA... from Chicago to New Orleans. Including over 300 college campuses throughout the United States and Canada. They have been featured many times on the national television networks of CBS, NBC, and ABC with special guest appearances on network television specials, recorded 3 full-length albums, and a movie!

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The High Divers &amp; The Mondegreens
Aug
21
7:00 PM19:00

The High Divers & The Mondegreens

Doors at 7. Music at 8. 21+

Tickets in advance $7. At the door $10.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

“We just wanted to be a kickass, road-ready, rock ’n’ roll band”, muses frontman, Luke Mitchell, of South Carolina based rock outfit, The High Divers; and with 4 years of steady national touring, 2 studio albums, and a growing fanbase that have come to love their raucous live shows: it would seem the band is making good on those original plans.

With anthemic choruses, lush 3 part harmonies, and rhythms rooted just as deeply in Motown as in rock ’n’ roll of the past and present, The High Divers create songs that nod to the classics, while carving out a sonic space all their own. A fixture of the South Carolina music scene, the band is known for it’s charismatic on-stage swagger and it’s ability to get the crowd completely and unabashedly involved. “Every show we play, I get people to sing along with us, and it’s a beautiful thing, something I look forward to every night” says Luke Mitchell, of the call and response hidden within the song “Summertime”.

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Reckless Kelly
Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

Reckless Kelly

Doors at 7. Music at 8. ALL AGES

$20 advance/ $25 at the door

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Understanding the virtuosity of Reckless Kelly requires the perspective of where the band has been. Cody and Willy Braun grew up in the White Cloud Mountains of Idaho. They moved to Bend, Oregon, and then migrated to that great musical fountainhead, Austin, Texas.

The band’s co-founders and frontmen toured the country as part of their father’s band, Muzzie Braun and the Boys, as children. They performed on The Tonight Show twice. Their father taught his four sons a professional ethic – integrity, persistence, hard work and professionalism – honed over three generations. They overcame hardships, struggled for recognition, and learned the lessons of the trial and error that defined them.

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Sneaky Pete &amp; The Secret Weapons
Aug
17
to Aug 18

Sneaky Pete & The Secret Weapons

Doors at 8. Music at 9. 21+

Tickets in advance $7. At the door $10.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons is a collective of musicians channeling original music through a lens of hazy funk and unending groove, all witnessed and interpreted from the peaks and valleys of the Rocky Mountains. Their genre-blending sound of funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop moves from the streets of New Orleans to smoky jazz dives, exotic Latin ballrooms, intergalactic spaceships, and late-night laser-filled clubs.

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Permafunk
Aug
15
8:30 PM20:30

Permafunk

8:30pm (After Music on Main)

FREE

PermaFunk is a Bozeman, MT based band making music to keep bodies moving and souls grooving! Funky, soulful, pyschedelic, latin infused grooves! Inspired by the creativity and passion of the 1970s and everyone who participates in the PermaFunk experiment!

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Cancelled: Jason Wickens
Aug
10
6:00 PM18:00

Cancelled: Jason Wickens

This show has been cancelled. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Doors at 6:30. Music at 7:30. 21+

Tickets in advance $9. At the door $12.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Fourth-Generation Montana artist Jason Wickens grew up on his families ranch outside of a small rural town in North Central Montana. At an early age he began playing guitar and developed a passion for music and specifically songwriting. But It wasn't until his brother returned home from college at TCU (Texas Christian University) with a pile of obscure Texas country artists that he began to take songwriting seriously. "The first time I heard artists like Houston Marchman, Bruce Robison, Jason Boland & The Great Divide I got the song-writing bug bad.” Says Wickens. “There's just something about that particular style of music that feels like home to me.” In 2010 after saving money working in oil refineries across the West, Wickens took his passion for the craft of songwriting and co-founded nationally syndicated public radio program Live From The Divide "A Celebration of The American Songwriter" based out of Bozeman, MT. Since starting the program, Wickens has captured over 350 songwriters and worked with many of his heroes including artists like Sturgill Simpson, Steve Earle, James McMurtry, Jack Ingram, Hayes Carll, Ray Wylie Hubbard and countless others. In addition to hosting the Live From The Divide Podcast. After eight years of relentlessly recording and promoting other artists music, he’s finally ready to tell his own story. June of 2017, Wickens teamed up with award winning and Grammy nominated producer Wes Sharon (John Fullbright, Turnpike Troubadours, Parker Millsap) at his studio 115 Recording in Norman, OK. To accomplish the hard hitting Texas/Oklahoma sound that heavily influenced the songs, Sharon enlisted the help of members of the Turnpike Troubadours Ryan Engleman, Gabriel Pearson and Hank Early. Which resulted in a fresh new sound with subtle overtones that are uniquely rooted in Montana. Although on first listen you could easily categorize the music as country, the 9 song record provides a diverse offering of Folk, Americana and even moments of Roots-Rock. Look for the self titled debut album out July 27th, 2018. Released on Hand Drawn Records out of Dallas, TX.

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Sodown w/ TruFeelz
Aug
9
to Aug 10

Sodown w/ TruFeelz

Doors at 8:30. Music at 9:30. 21+

Tickets in advance $9. At the door $12.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

"To be SoDown is to seize every opportunity, explore new grounds, try new things and ultimately live the most epic life possible. This universe is far too beautiful and life is simply too short to not do what makes you happy. Unconditional love is the most powerful force in the world and Bass Music is my way of expressing it."

Ehren River Wright, better known as SoDown, is tattooing his own signature on the world of dance music, illuminating a vibrant destiny for the saxophone playing producer. His live sets are saturated with vigor and animation, breathing life into a myriad of electronic sub-genres. Combining a palpable groove with thunderous, bass-centric aromas, SoDown creates an unparalleled atmosphere. His versatility is limitless, showcased via his GetDown Key- his personal genre atlas which falls into three separate categories, SoHeavy, SoGroovy, and SoChill. Between his unbound inspiration, and acute attention to the technicalities of production, SoDown curates an immersive, sensory experience both in the studio and on stage. His charismatic persona has prompted a dedicated fan following. SoDown has commanded stages at Red Rocks, Coachella, Electric Forest, Global Dance, Sonic Bloom, and more. At the heels of his own triumphs, SoDown is only just beginning.

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The SteelDrivers w/ Town Mountain
Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

The SteelDrivers w/ Town Mountain

Doors at 7. Music at 8. ALL AGES

First 100 tickets $20/ $25 advance/ $30 at the door

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

They say the only thing consistent about change is...well, that it changes. Whether through design or destiny, that’s a precept the SteelDrivers know all too well. Throughout their career -- one that encompasses four highly acclaimed albums and any number of awards and accolades -- the band has demonstrated the ability to adapt to change with unwavering persistence. Their’s is a lingering legacy defined by quality and consistency. It’s one in which they’ve never stopped looking forward, successfully marshalling their resources for wherever that trajectory takes them. 

Ultimately, it’s all about the music. “Our dedication and determination remain intact,” says singer, songwriter and fiddler Tammy Rogers. “We honor our older music by always putting our focus on the songs. Some people describe our music as being bluegrass based, but the fact is, we’re not bound to any one regimen. I liken us to what the Rolling Stones would sound like if they played banjos, fiddles and mandolins – it’s that rock-n-roll edge played on traditional instruments. I don’t know if that’s true, but we are primarily a band that’s centered around songwriting and also just happens to have a bluegrass background.”

That persistent push could be called the key to SteelDrivers’ success. Each step in their journey has created a new chapter, one that finds them building on the past but consolidating their strengths as they build for the future.

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Cancelled: Dumpstaphunk w/ Sneaky Pete &amp; The Secret Weapons
Aug
6
5:30 PM17:30

Cancelled: Dumpstaphunk w/ Sneaky Pete & The Secret Weapons

GRIZZLY PINE Cannery District Patio Series!

Doors at 5:30. Music at 6:30. 21+

Tickets in advance $20. At the door $25.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Dumpstaphunk stands out among New Orleans' best as one of the funkiest bands to ever arise from the Crescent City. Born on the Jazz & Heritage Festival stage, and descended from Neville family bloodlines, these soldiers of funk ignite a deep, gritty groove that dares listeners not to move. Their performances combine ingenious musicianship and complex funk and jazz arrangements with soulful melodies that are simple enough for anyone to enjoy. In Big Easy tradition, dueling baselines from Tony Hall and Nick Daniels III set off one of the dirtiest rhythm sections on the planet, while Ivan Neville lights up the Hammond B3 keys and cousin Ian Neville’s funky guitar riffs send the groove into overdrive. The band recently welcomed their newest member, Alvin Ford Jr. to the quintet, a New Orleans born and raised powerhouse drummer. Dumpstaphunk tosses around lead vocals and four-part harmonies the way Sly & the Family Stone did, but with three studio albums under their belt, Dumpstaphunk stands on the merit of their own material. Songs like “Dancin’ To The Truth” off their latest record, Dirty Word (July 30, 2013, Louisiana Red Hot Records), offer an escape into the funky sublime, sharing the true spirit of New Orleans with every note.

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Lost Ox and Letter B
Aug
2
to Aug 3

Lost Ox and Letter B

Doors at 8:30. Music at 9:30. 21+

FREE with a Sweet Pea wristband, $5 without

Lost Ox:

Formed in early 2017, and quickly gaining traction around their native Portland, OR, Lost Ox is part rapidfire rambling lyrics, part whiskey blues soul grass, two parts neo-funk groove; all with an extra helping of electro-psychedelic heat.

The prog-blues-folk quartet bring their own brand of inventive playfulness to performances; weaving dark, murderous yarns in the same stride as delightfully groovy jive numbers, saturated richly with improvisation and interplay.

Letter B:

Ever since its inception in 2013 in Missoula, Montana, Letter B has never stopped. Born from a thought and a beat, a cadence and a rhyme - a bouncing ball bellowing under the big sky - the folk/rock/indie-hip-pop group draws inspiration from the likes of the Dave Matthews Band, Atmosphere and Ray Lamontagne to blend its down-home roots with a global perspective. 

Mandy Rowden:

Mandy currently tours her original music, sings and plays lead guitar for Cover Girl, and hosts Whiskey Church on Sunday nights. In the past she has played keys for the Buddy Quaid Band, mando and violin for Sam Baker, played mando, guitar, and accordion in the Whiskey Tango Family Band, and is the founder/Mom of Girl Guitar. 

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Wind and The Willows
Aug
1
8:30 PM20:30

Wind and The Willows

8:30pm (After Music on Main)

FREE

The Wind and the Willows' roots lie in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Growing up in the town of Evergreen, Colorado, lead singers Ryen Dalvit and Maren Stubenvoll started writing music in high school, and haven't stopped playing since. From writing tunes in caves and on top of mountains to performing in taprooms, hot springs, and small music festivals, these once upon a time classmates became a songwriting duo joined by some of Bozeman’s most unique and talented musicians. Their original and whimsical harmonies are blended with the talents of banjo player Tommy Diestel, African drummer and vocalist Sarah Budeski, trumpet player Nick Popiel, fiddler Silas Rea, and stand up bassist Ryan Totman. Excited to be coming up on their one year anniversary, they're happy to have brought a distinct sound to Montana blending brass, strings, and triple harmonies with original music. The Wind and the Willows bring a fresh taste of folk to their new home in Bozeman and thank you for listening.

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Charlie Parr w/ Lost Dog Street Band
Jul
30
6:00 PM18:00

Charlie Parr w/ Lost Dog Street Band

GRIZZLY PINE Cannery District Patio Series!

Doors at 6. Music at 7. ALL AGES. 10 & Under FREE

Tickets in advance $20. At the door $25.

Tickets available at Cactus Records and online by following the link!

Fans who have been following Charlie Parr through his previous 13 full-length albums and decades of nonstop touring already know that the Duluth-based songwriter has a way of carving a path straight to the gut. On his newest record, Dog, however, he seems to be digging deeper and hitting those nerves quicker than ever before.

“I want my son to have this when I’m gone,” Charlie sings not 10 seconds into the opening song on Dog, “Hobo.” His voice sounds weary but insistent, his accompaniment sparse and sorrowful. By the second line, the listener has no choice but to be transported on a journey through the burrows of his troubled mind, following him through shadowy twists and turns as he searches for a way out.

It turns out Charlie’s been grappling with quite a bit over these past few years. As he prepares to release his new album on Red House Records this fall, he’s just as candid about discussing his experiences in person as he is while singing on the heat-rending Dog.

“I had some really, really bad depression problems over the last couple years,” Charlie explains. “I've been trying to get fit, trying not to drink so much, trying not to do the rock 'n' roll guy thing. And then I got depressed. Really depressed. And to me, depression feels like there's me, and then there's this kind of hazy fog of rancid jello all around me, that you can't feel your way out of. And then there's this really, really horrible third thing, this impulsive thing, that doesn't feel like it's me or my depression. It feels like it's coming from outside somewhere. And it's the thing that comes on you all of a sudden, and it's the voice of suicide, it's the voice of ‘quit.’”

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