Shovels & Rope Announce Concert at The ELM

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Acclaimed Americana duo Shovels & Rope will bring The Manticore Tour to The ELM in Bozeman on Saturday, October 29, 2022 with support from Tre Burt.

Comprised of husband and wife, Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, Shovels & Rope are no stranger to Montana. They’ve wowed fans at several sold out Montana shows the past few years. In 2013, they won two Americana Music Awards including “Emerging Artist of the Year” and the “Song of the Year” for “Birmingham.” Shovels & Rope’s sixth and most recent album, Manticore, came out on February 18, 2022 on Dualtone Records.


PRESALE: Limited Groove presale tickets will be available online only (while supplies last) from 10am to 10pm on Thursday, May 19th. A password will be provided via email after completing the Logjam Presale sign up form where it says GET TICKETS below. PLEASE NOTE: Logjam Gift Cards cannot be used for presale purchases. Learn how to purchase tickets with your Logjam gift card here.

PUBLIC ON SALE: Tickets go on sale Friday, May 20th at 10am, online or by phone at 1 (800) 514-3849. Reserved balcony loge seating, reserved premium balcony seating, reserved balcony wing seating, and general admission standing room tickets are available. All ages are welcome.

“It’s not heavy metal, but in our guts, it feels a bit like Heavy Metal,” says Michael Trent of the band’s new album, Manticore due Feb. 18. Next year, 2022, will mark ten years since Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent released their debut album O’ Be Joyful, the first formally billed as “Shovels & Rope.” That decade included the release of six full-length albums, three collaborative covers albums (Busted Jukebox Volumes 1-3), a curated music festival in their hometown of Charleston, SC (High Water), a musical film (Shovels & Rope: The Movie) and countless dynamic live performances all over the planet.

But it was in the rear courtyard suite of the Decatur St. house belonging to the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in New Orleans where Michael and Cary Ann began polishing up the songs that became Manticore. There was a piano in the room and a little desk. There were piles of scattered and folded papers lying on the bed and copious digital ideas in the form of voice memos. And despite the pounding parades in the surrounding streets, it was quiet in the afternoon. Continue reading…