The Rialto proudly presents
A Country Christmas w/ Ian Thomas and The Band of Drifters, Cowboy Bob And Gypsy Dust
10 West Main St.
Bozeman, MT, 59715
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 18 and over
Ian Thomas and The Band of Drifters
Ian Thomas performing solo, with accompaniment, or with his Band Of Drifters; 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 a full-band album "Live in 2016" of 14 original songs that are deeply rooted in the classic country and American folk sounds.
He has shared the stage with The Avett Brothers, Taj Mahal, John Hammond, Cyril Neville, Corey Harris, Sam Bush, Shovels & Rope, The Wood Brothers, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Reverend Goat and Dr. John and more. Touring both here in the US and abroad, he has performed at festivals around the country, including Bonnaroo, Pickathon, Red Ants Pants and Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Currently, he splits his time between Tennessee and Montana.
Cowboy Bob And Gypsy Dust
Cowboy Bob and Gypsy Dust is a 5-piece Western Swing band. They play Cowboy Bob's original songs mixed with Country and Western hits from the 1950s by artists like Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, Hank Williams Sr., Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. Cowboy Bob Benda is a singer songwriter with a jazz-influenced Western Swing Style. He performed original music numerous times at the National Western Music Festival in Tucson, Arizona. He has performed original music at many of the Montana Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Gatherings and at clubs, events and concerts all over Western United States.