WELCOME! bond-circle

Howdy Folks! Thanks for checking out our page!

We are excited to announce our song from our album of the same name “She’ll Get You”

was chosen to appear in the January 2019 Netflix TV Original “Juanita” starring Alfre Woodard!

Thank you Shake A Leg Productions for having us!


Also check out Louie’s front page profile from 7/22/2019 Missoulian!  Louie

Read The Article Here…

“Louie Bond & the Texas Playgirl” have several different incarnations.  Our quartet version is Stubborn Belly Fat (we also run Stubborn Belly Fat Records).  We (Louie Bond and Kimberlee Carlson) are a duo and a 6 piece Western Swing dance band as well as Louie plays with various country and rock bands and Kimberlee-fronts in a classic jazz band.  Our 6 piece band Texas swing band”Western Union Swing” (3 of the famous Big Sky Mudflaps-David Horgan/steel, Beth Lo/bass and Rich Brickman/drums plus Montana’s stellar jazz and country guitarist DR Halsell-That’s right, this band is happily guitar heavy!) was the only band chosen for the international Montana Folk Festival 2016.  We have opened for Marty Stewart and Hot Rize as well as played, fairs, rodeos city festivals.  As a duo Louie and Kimberlee have been gigging in Alberton, Mt  for last 5 years from June to September Fridays and Saturdays to entertain locals and tourists at River Edge Resort 2015-2019 and counting (starting June 7th, 2019).

Please Checkout Our Upcoming Shows!




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Past Venues/Shows

Actors Forum Theatre, North Hollywood, California

Bitterroot Brewery, Missoula, Montana

Boulder Music Festival, Boulder Montana (headliner)

Butler’s Coffee, Palmdale, California

Creamery Picnic, Stevensville, Montana (headliner)

Draught Works Brewery, Missoula, Montana

Eagles Lodge, Missoula, Montana

Eagles Lodge, Hamilton, Montana

Finn & Porter, Missoula, Montana

Jazzoula Festival, Missoula, Montana (2012-2016)

Montana Folk Festival (2016)

Missoula Winery, Montana

Ravalli County Fair, Hamilton, Montana (headliner)

River Edge, Alberton, Montana

Springs Living, Kalispell, Montana

Stevensville Hotel, Stevensville, Montana

Sunrise Saloon, Missoula, Montana

Symes Hotel, Hot Springs, Montana

Ten Spoon Winery, Missoula, Montana

Top Hat Lounge, Missoula, Montana (monthly since 2013)

University of Montana, UC Ballroom (headliner New Year’s Eve 2014)

Village Springs Living, Missoula, Montana

Wild Coyote Saloon, Thompson Falls, Montana

City Sponsored events:

Downtown Tonight, Missoula, Montana (2013-2015)

Out to Lunch , Missoula (2016)

Out to Lunch, Hamilton, Montana (2013-2015)

Lunch in the Park, Kalispell, Montana (2014)


Booking and Contact

Kimberlee Carlson