Music Festivals and Events in Central Montana

From 3 day music festivals near the foothills of the Little Belt Mountains to evening concerts set under the stars, Central Montana has a variety of music events.

Enjoy bluegrass, rock, country and pop played by national artists and if you are lucky, you’ll experience a local jamming band which could very well be farmers and ranchers from the area.

Come for the music, seek out our local breweries and shops, and enjoy our unspoiled vistas in Central Montana.

Adelitas Way with Kingdom Collapse & Taking Dawn

Adelitas Way with Kingdom Collapse & Taking Dawn

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

Formed in the 2000s, the band released its debut in 2009 and has had hit songs like "Invincible," "Notorious," and "Bad Reputation." They are favorites with fans for their songwriting, live shows, and fan experience. Click here for tickets.

Jeff Rosenstock with Catbite

Jeff Rosenstock with Catbite

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

NO DREAM is the fourth full-length from Jeff Rosenstock, singer and songwriter. His music has gone from his cult following of ska-punk of the bands he was part of to now writing this very personal reflection on the chaos and confusion of recent years. Click here for tickets.

Downtown Summer Jam presents Meghan Patrick

Downtown Summer Jam presents Meghan Patrick

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

Meghan Patrick is an authentic country singer/songwriter. With a range of influences including blues and gospel, time in Nashville has helped her record "the most 'me' record I've ever made," with her third full-length studio album Heart on My Glass. Click here for tickets.

The Cadillac Three

The Cadillac Three

Thursday, June 16, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

With gritty vocals their new album mixes 80's funk vibes and jam-band flow with hardcore country lyrics. Their new release "Tabasco & Sweet Tea" is from Country Fuzz. Click here for tickets.

Ned Ledoux

Ned Ledoux

Sunday, June 19, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

On his third full-length album, LeDoux again delivers songs that transcend mere entertainment to celebrate a life that many aspire to, but few actually live. Like his father, LeDoux’s music celebrates the ranch lifestyle that is such an integral part of his heritage. There’s an authenticity to his songs that brings our nation’s beloved western culture to life, even for listener’s who’ve never ventured onto the Great Plains. Click here for tickets.

Great White

Great White

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Chris Kattan

Chris Kattan

Friday, June 24, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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June Festival, Harlowton

June Festival

Saturday, June 25, 2022
Main Street, Harlowton

June Festival is June 25, Saturday at 2:30 pm on Harlowton’s Main Street. The Unlikely Candidates, Gilda House, Desperate Electric, Junior, Joyce from the Future, and Dammit Lauren! are the entertainment lineup for the Harlo Music Project. There will be food and drink vendors, face painting and fun under the Montana sky! Click here for tickets.

Joe Nichols

Joe Nichols

Saturday, July 9, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying with Whitechapel, Shadow of Intent, and Brand of Sacrifice

Monday, July 11, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Allah-Las with Michael Rault

Allah-Las with Michael Rault

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Mondo Cozmo

Mondo Cozmo

Friday, July 15, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Tyler Farr

Tyler Farr

Sunday, July 17, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Downtown Summer Jam presents Scooter Brown Band

Downtown Summer Jam presents Scooter Brown Band

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Hayes Carll with Travis Linville

Hayes Carll with Travis Linville

Thursday, July 21, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Ashland Craft

Ashland Craft

Saturday, July 23, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Annual Red Ants Pants Music Festival

Annual Red Ants Pants Music Festival

July 28-31, 2022
Jackson Ranch, White Sulphur Springs

Grace Potter, Corb Lund, Allison Russell, Son Volt, Sunny Sweeney, Jack Ingram, Counting Coup and many more take the stage at this 3-day event located on the Jackson Ranch. It’s a family party in a pasture that starts with a street dance on White Sulphur Springs’ Main Street Thursday night. The festival has incredible food and craft vendors, ranch skills demos, merchandise tents, a dance floor and onsite camping. Named Montana’s 2018 Tourism Event of the Year. Click here for tickets.

Country Fest, Lewiston

Country Fest

Friday, July 29, 2022
Central Montana Fair, Lewistown

Chancey Williams, saddle bronc rider turned country music sensation, is the featured artist for Country Fest at the Central Montana Fair, with Copper Mountain Band and Jared Rogerson opening. Click here for tickets.

Mini Pop Kids Live, Great Falls

Mini Pop Kids Live

Saturday, July 30, 2022
Montana Expo Park, Great Falls

Bring your energy to join the dance party as these energetic kids cover family friendly versions of today's hit songs. Show starts at 5 pm. This show is interactive fun with dancing and singing non-stop.

The Beach Boys, Great Falls

The Beach Boys

Sunday, July 31, 2022
Montana Expo Park, Great Falls

The youthful sound mixed with the surfing lifestyle has lead to generations loving the "Good Vibrations" you get from listening to the music of the Beach Boys. The group has continued to create new music as well as sustain their original hits for over fifty years. Show starts at 7:30 pm.

Saliva

Saliva

Sunday, July 31, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Skillet, Great Falls

Skillet

Monday, August 1, 2022
Montana Expo Park, Great Falls

One of the best selling rock bands of the 21st century, Skillet has undeniable energy and an unbreakable spirit that they've maintained while staying true to their own path in the music world. Show starts at 7:30 pm.

Cheap Trick, Great Falls

Cheap Trick

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Montana Expo Park, Great Falls

Cheap Trick is an instantly identifiable pop rock 'n' roll band that's been loved around the world since 1974. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016, their classic tunes include "California Man", "Dream Police", "Surrender" and "I Want You To Want Me." Show starts at 9 pm.

Chase Rice, Great Falls

Chase Rice

Friday, August 5, 2022
Montana Expo Park, Great Falls

Gravelly voiced country superstar Chase Rice hits the stage at the Montana State Fair. With hits like "Drinkin' Beer. Talkin' God. Amen", "Eyes On You" and "Gonna Wanna Tonight" it's a concert you won't want to miss. Show starts at 9 pm.

Reckless Kelly

Reckless Kelly

Friday, August 5, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Dwight Yoakam, Great Falls

Dwight Yoakam

Saturday, August 6, 2022
Montana Expo Park, Great Falls

21-time nominated and multiple Grammy award winning singer/songwriter Dwight Yoakum brings the classic Bakersfield sound with his nearly 40 Billboard chart hits to the Montana State Fair. This country voice is one you won't want to miss. Show starts at 9 pm.

Liliac

Liliac

Sunday, August 7, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Buckcherry

Buckcherry

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Downtown Summer Jam presents Cooper Alan

Downtown Summer Jam presents Cooper Alan

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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August Burns Red: Through the Thorns Tour

August Burns Red: Through the Thorns Tour

Friday, August 12, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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June Festival, Harlowton

Harlo Music Project Part 2

Saturday, August 13, 2022
Main Street, Harlowton

Saturday at 2:30 pm on Harlowton’s Main Street. Part 2 of the fantastic music on Harlowton's historic Main Street. Pecos & the Rooftops, Them Dirty Roses, Cole Chaney, Bo DePena, Madeline Hawthorne and Buffalo Dog are the lineup. There's fun for the entire family with facepainting and food vendors. Click here for tickets.

Sounds on the Square

Sounds on the Square

June 15 - August 17, 2022
Havre

Every Wednesday, 6 pm - 8 pm in Havre's Town Square, enjoy a free concert. For more information call 406-265-4383.

Jordan Davis

Jordan Davis

Friday, August 19, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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High Valley

High Valley

Sunday, August 21, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Asleep at the Wheel

Asleep at the Wheel

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Tantric & Smile Empty Soul

Tantric & Smile Empty Soul

Saturday, August 27, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Ladies Night Out with Taylor Dayne and Jennifer Paige

Ladies Night Out with Taylor Dayne and Jennifer Paige

Friday, September 9, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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AHI

AHI

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Earshot with The Nocturnal Affair

Earshot with The Nocturnal Affair

Thursday, October 13, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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Shovels & Rope with Tre Burt

Shovels & Rope with Tre Burt

Friday, October 28, 2022
The Newberry, Great Falls

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