Grammy-nominated guitarist, Cory Wong, will bring his Winter 2024 Tour to The ELM in Bozeman on February 13, 2024 with special guest Monica Martin.
Minneapolis-based Cory Wong is an acclaimed guitarist, bassist, songwriter, podcast host, and producer. He’s released 12 solo albums over the past decade with his most recent, The Lucky One, dropping earlier this year. It included features from big names like Ben Rector, O.A.R., Allen Stone, and Big Gigantic, among others. Listen to tracks “Look At Me” and “Ready” to get a feel for the album.
Wong has also played with Vulfpeck, The Fearless Flyers, Dr. Mambo’s Combo, Chris Thile and Dirty Loops, among others. In 2020, Wong released Meditations with Jon Batiste and the album was Grammy-nominated for Best New Age Album.
Monica Martin is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter who grew up in rural Wisconsin. She’s performed on late night night television, shared the stage with world-renowned bands like The Head And The Heart and The Lumineers, and played several major music festivals.
Cory Wong delivered a heck of a performance at The ELM in 2022 (photos) and had fans raving about the show. It’ll be great having him back for another explosive night of jams!
Grab your tickets early and sign up for the Groove presale below!
PRESALE: Limited Groove presale tickets will be available online only (while supplies last) from 10am to 10pm, Thursday, August 24th. A password will be provided via email after completing the Groove 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, August 25th 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.
About Cory Wong
Music motivates at the most primal level.
You instinctually hum a tune in order to get pumped up in the morning, for fuel on the treadmill, to soundtrack your commute, or as the pre-game to a big night out. As much as he treasures his roles as a guitarist, composer, and producer, Cory Wong fashions himself “a hype man,” first and foremost. Living up to this classification, he slings a Stratocaster and hurls “dad jokes” from the stage with the same panache, poise, and power.
“For me, it’s all about the listener’s experience,” he explains. “I want them to have a visceral response like: ‘I feel better,’ ‘That was really fun,’ or ‘I got to escape for an hour.’ You’ll hear my voice through the guitar, but I’m just a hype man. To uplift audiences with instrumental music that has no singing or lyrics is a fun challenge. I’m trying to solve the riddle. If I can get one person to feel good this way, it’s a success. Continue reading…