Music in the Mountains

Grammy winner Jason Isbell performs at the closing concert of the 2013 season.

For more than a decade, Music in the Mountains has been Montana’s finest free outdoor concert series, featuring the best up and coming touring musicians in the country as well as established, well-known artists. Our our state-of-the-art venue (Center Stage at Town Center Park) provides the perfect backdrop for locals and visitors to come together and enjoy incredible live music under the Big Sky. These family-friendly concerts are held every Thursday from June-September starting at 6 p.m., and the series also includes our annual July 4 concert as well as a free performance from Montana Shakespeare in the Parks!

Save the date!! 2018 dates are June 21-August 30!

Past performers in this acclaimed series include:

2017: ‘Lil Smokies; New Orleans Suspects; The Quebe Sisters; Assembly of Dust; Dirty Revival; Turnpike Troubadours; The Last Revel; DeadPhish Orchestra; Andy Frasco and the U.N.; Ghost of Paul Revere; Con Brio

2016: Black Lillies; Blitzen Trapper; Band of Heathens; Jamie McLean Band; Todo Mundo; Lukas Nelson; The Iguanas; Amy Helm; DeadPhish Orchestra; Fruition; Cure for the Common

2015: Midnight River Choir; Sons of Bill; Incendio; The Suffers; The Whiskey Gentry; Corb Lund; Royal Southern Brotherhood; The Brothers Comatose; Euforquestra

2014: The Slide Brothers; The Main Squeeze; Red Elvises; Dead Winter Carpenters; Della Mae; Fox Street; Black Lillies; The Sweetback Sisters

2013: California Honeydrops; Eilen Jewell; Deadly Gentlemen; Jeanne Jolly; Mountain Standard Time; Chuck Prophet; Lake Street Dive; Jason Isbell

2012: B-Side Players; Black Lillies; Nicki Bluhm; The Clumsy Lovers; The Elders; John Reischman & the Jaybirds; Mike Beck and the Bohemian Saints; Cold Hard Cash Show; Pinky & the Floyd

2011: Willie “Big Eyes” Smith; Chuck Mead; Head for the Hills; The Mother Hips; The Black Lillies; Cold Hard Cash Show; Dave Walker Band; Keegan Smith; Jackie Greene; Keb ‘Mo

Previous Headliner Events: Doobie Brothers; Willie Nelson; Bonnie Raitt; Robert Cray; Galactic; Ralph Stanley; Taj Mahal; Merle Haggard; The Band; Ricky Skaggs; David Grisman Quintet; Randy Travis; Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; Tanya Tucker, and more!



As a presenting organization, we’ve used numerous other venues around town, including the Big Sky Chapel, Buck’s T-4 Lodge, Lone Mountain Ranch, Big Sky Resort and many others.