Bozeman’s Laney Lou & the Bird Dogs Announce Return to The ELM

Bozeman-based Americana favorites Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs will perform at The ELM on Friday, December 8, 2023.

Since their start in 2013, Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs have become one of Montana’s most prominent bluegrass bands. They’ve also toured across the country, earning spots at music festivals like Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival,  Northwest String Summit and many more.  They’ve racked up a solid list of accolades including 5 Bozeman Choice Awards for Best Bluegrass Band. Their most recent album, Coyote, came out in 2023. Get a taste of the album and listen to top tracks “Hold On,” “Let it Go,” and “Birds.”

Last year, Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs played an unforgettable New Year’s Eve show at The ELM (photos). The show was completely sold out, so don’t sleep on tickets this time around!


GROOVE PRESALE: Limited Groove presale tickets will be available online only from from 10am – 10pm Thursday, September 14th (while supplies last). A password will be provided via email after completing the sign up form 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, Sep. 15th, 2023 at 10:00AM and will be available online, at The ELM box office 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 Laney Lou & the Bird Dogs

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs are an energetic Americana band from Bozeman, Montana, that infuses four-part harmonies, engaging songwriting, and rock-n-roll drive into a modern approach to traditional folk music. Coming from varied musical backgrounds, the five-person ensemble creates a sound unique to them, but one that appeals to audiences of all ages. The Bird Dogs weave stories through their songs that are reflective, joyous, longing, or meant to share a journey with the listener. Through it all, the band is able to convey heartfelt honesty, getting the audience to immerse themselves in the moment by dancing, singing and laughing along.

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs have been touring full-time for seven years, playing notable festivals such as Bourbon and Beyond, Under the Big Sky, Grand Targhee Bluegrass, Blue Ox, and Red Ants Pants. They have received attention from media outlets such as Saving Country Music, who listed the Bird Dogs in the top 16 performances of 2021, alongside the company of musicians such as Tyler Childers, Billy Strings, Sierra Ferrell and Dwight Yoakam. They were featured on the Emmy award-winning television series 11th and Grant, and had their original song “Lonely Tracks” featured in a documentary called My Country No More, which aired on PBS Independent Lens. The Bird Dogs seem to pick up fans wherever they go, and they are beginning to spread to all four corners of the US. Continue reading…