Late November finds family and friends gathered to share lives, and Livingston’s only wine bar offers your celebration a place to start or end during these happy days. Uncorked is now offering delicious small plates and pop up dinners. Check the Facebook page for Uncorked to learn more. We also have food specials and wine flights to add to your celebration.
Music has become part of the week’s offerings as well. Each Wednesday, Uncorked hosts The Five—from Park High Jazz Band. This exciting young combo is drawing huge crowds. We’re welcoming back Montana Manouche for a special Thursday show November 16. Make a note to join us for Friday nights where the best of regional musicians perform each week.
Wednesdays, November 15, 22 AND 29
The Five – Park High Jazz Band
Enjoy The Five—Park High Jazz Band in performance each Wednesday at Uncorked. This talented band of musicians will rotate weekly to keep you entertained with the best of classic and modern jazz. These students are amazing. Uncorked is adding espresso to the menu and some other food specials to accompany the great music.
Thursday, November 16
Montana Manouche – Gypsy Jazz
Montana Manouche plays swinging instrumental Gypsy Jazz music in the style of Django Reinhardt. The tunes are joyful and elegant, reminiscent of music played in Paris nightclubs in the 1940s. Video and audio clips on www.montanamanouche.com and on their Facebook page.
Friday, November 17
Travis Yost – Dreamy Americana Pop
Travis Yost aka “Love is a Dog from Nebraska” is a musician, engineer and producer from Missoula, Montana. He has performed all over the west, solo and also with Tom Catmull, Stellarondo, and NextDoorPrisonHotel. Travis was a recent guest musician on Eric Funk’s 11th and Grant show on Montana PBS, played at the Red Ants Pants Festival, and has shared the stage with James McMurtry, Alejandro Escovedo, The Decemberists, The Lumineers, Jason Spooner, Martin Sexton, Wartime Blues, Sallie Ford, Jason Isbell, Dale Watson, and Brandi Carlile to name just a few. He performs thoughtful sad stories with happy endings, on top of guitar and looper acrobatics.
Friday, November 24
Ian Thomas – Americana Roots
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. www.IanThomasMusic.com www.reverbnation.com/ianthomasmusic, www.facebook.com/ianthomasmusic, www.facebook.com/bandofdrifters
Uncorked is located at 212 W. Park Street in historic downtown Livingston, Montana and can be reached at (406) 222-5418. Music begins at 6 pm. Stop in for two-for-one specials, cheese and charcuterie specials and champagne tastings.