There is a relatively new spot to enjoy downtown Livingston – Uncorked, the wine bar attached to Gourmet Cellar. Located in the Depot complex, locals and guests alike have been enjoying live music with their wines and craft beers outside under the historic portico as trains pass by. It’s the perfect way to toast the sunset.
Uncorked features the best in local acoustic acts most Thursdays and Fridays starting at 6:30 pm. Stop in for some tunes, some wine specials and delicious food!
Thursday, September 1
Little Jane Duo
Ashly Holland, talented songwriter and performer, kicks off your holiday weekend. She leads her band Little Jane and the Pistol Whips and recently returned from an extended tour in California. Check out her website littlejaneandthepistolwhips.com. She’ll be performing as a duo with banjo player Mike Singer.
Friday, September 2
Virginia has been playing blues and original songs on the guitar in the Yellowstone Valley for 25 years. It’s always a pleasure to see her at Uncorked!
Thursday, September 8
Megan Makeever Duo
Bozeman native and daughter of locally known classical musicians, Megan Makeever, lives a dual life as a classical flautist and singer/songwriter. As a Global Music Award winning singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Makeever has released three albums. She is known for her emotionally evocative and jazzy vocals, meaningful lyrics and personal subject matter. She will be joined by Quarney Ali on vocals, guitar, and cajon. Here’s a preview…
Friday, September 9
Bramble & Rye
Blues-infused folk band from the Gallatin Valley – performing original tunes and tasteful cover songs on a variety of unique instruments. Powerful vocals and creative song-smithing takes you back to a better time through the craft of music. facebook.com/BrambleandRye
Thursday, September 15
Shelly Besler & Tony Polecastro
Shelly is a Livingston based singer/songwriter who counts Patty Griffith, Wilco, and Katie Herzig among her influences. She performs regularly with her band Someday, Miss Pray. Tony Polecastro is a musical wonder on the dobro and joins Shelly on vocals as well. Find Shelly on YouTube.
Friday, September 16
After traveling for years as a street performer, Ian Thomas began performing ‘indoors’ in New York City, where he recorded his debut album “A Young Man’s Blues” and his follow-up “Live at Rockwood Music Hall.” Since then, he has shared the stage with Taj Mahal, John Hammond, Cyril Neville, Corey Harris, Sam Bush, The Wood Brothers, The Avett Brothers, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Reverend Goat and Dr. John and has performed at festivals, including Bonnaroo, Pickathon and Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Performing both solo and with a band, Thomas draws on a variety of American roots influences, delivering a captivating raw live performance and distinctive sound from his original compositions on guitar, harmonica and kazoo. His latest release is the full-band album “Live at the Preservation Pub,” recorded in Knoxville. IanThomasMusic.com, reverbnation.com/ianthomasmusic, facebook.com/ianthomasmusic, facebook.com/bandofdrifters
Uncorked is located at 212 W. Park Street in historic downtown Livingston and can be reached at (406) 222-5418. Stop in for two for one specials, cheese and charcuterie specials and champagne tastings.