Bozeman’s Cole & The Thornes Announce Album Release Party at The ELM with Hornbread

Bozeman-based, reggae infused soul band, Cole & The Thornes will celebrate the release of their new full length album with a special show at The ELM on Friday, November 10, 2023! They’ll be joined by Bozeman’s 8-piece ska outfit Hornbread.

Cole & The Thornes is an eclectic, funky 7-piece soul band who’s steadily grown their following through their infectious uplifting energy and signature “Moonshine Soulshine” sound. You might’ve seen them featured on Montana PBS; performing at festivals such as Summerfest, Reggae in the Rockies, and Montana State Hemp fest, or perhaps opening for artists like The Movement, Hirie, Donavan Frankenreiter, Satsang, Mike Love and many more.

Their 2018 debut album Map Maker was voted as Bozeman’s best album of the year in 2019. Check out a couple of the top tracks “El Viento,” and “Speak.” On November 10, 2023, Cole & The Thornes will release their sophomore album Unbound in tandem with their show at The ELM.

Cole & The Thornes’ album release party is set to be a fantastic evening and we can’t wait to welcome everyone for a locally sourced night of music!


PRESALE: Limited Groove presale tickets will be available online only (while supplies last) from 10am to 10pm, Thursday, September 7th. 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, September 8, 2023 at 10:00AM at the The ELM Box Office, online or by phone at 1 (800) 514-3849. Reserved balcony loge seating and general admission standing room tickets are available. All ages are welcome.

About Cole & The Thornes

Soulshine Searchers.

Mountain-Island, gypsy-jazz, reggae infused SOUL band, Cole & The Thornes of Bozeman Montana are an eclectic, funky 7 piece group with an infectious uplifting energy.

Led by ukulelist Miss Colita Thorne, her powerful sultry vocals and empowering lyrics are accompanied by Jordan Rodenbiker on Bass, Jacob Rountree on guitar, Alex Platt on drums, Adam Burke on auxiliary percussion and playful horn melodies by Daniel Wood on trumpet and Matthew Powell-palm on saxophone.

Their award winning album “Map Maker” was released in 2018 and was voted as Bozeman’s best album of the year in 2019. They are currently working on their second album to be released in November 2023.

The Thornes have been featured on Montana PBS and have performed at many music festivals such as Summer fest, Reggae in the Rockies, Groovin on, Montana State Hemp fest, and Big Sky Brew Fest alongside artists such as The Movement, Hirie, Donavan Frankenreiter, Satsang, Mike Love and many more.

Their sound will get you moving and leave you searching for that groovy signature “Moonshine Soulshine” they indefinitely radiate.