Winners announced for Red Ants Pants

Huntley and Great Falls readers claim all-event tickets to the festival

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Red Ants Pants tickets: winners announced

Wynonna at Red Ants Pants
Wynonna and the Big Noise join the Red Ants Pants line-up

The winners were selected Tuesday, July 19, for free tickets to Red Ants Pants:

Mark Cooper of Great Falls, who writes, “Thank you! We are regular readers of Lively Times. We love your events information.”

And Jennifer Vanek of Huntley, who says, simply, “cool.” Have fun you guys (and stay cool!!).

Grammy award-winning country legends Wynonna and The Big Noise and global superstars The Mavericks headline the sixth annual Red Ants Pants Festival, July 28-31 in White Sulphur Springs. And we’re giving away four all-event passes (two at a time). Just fill out the form below. Winners will be drawn Monday, July 18.

Festivities begin Thursday in downtown White Sulphur Springs with a free square dance, featuring music by Balled in Burlap, and a free street dance with Dead Horses.

Action moves to the Jackson Ranch Friday for concerts by an exciting mix of Americana legends and rising stars. In addition to Wynonna and The Big Noise and The Mavericks, headliners are The Lone Bellow, Corb Lund, Hayes Carll, Montana’s own Mission Mountain Wood Band, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Dar Williams, Shinyribs, The McCrary Sisters and Eilen Jewell.

The 15 Side-Stage performers include Adam Burrows, Ashleigh Flynn, B Zook, Diamond Joe, Feeding Leroy, John Carroll, Local Yokel, Margo Cilker, Michelle Rivers, Mike Murray, Pollo Loco, Shelly Besler and Tony Polecastro, The Two Tracks, Will West and the Friendly Strangers, and Zia Victoria.

“This year’s line-up offers incredible depth and diversity of talent from international stars,” said Red Ants Pants Music Festival founder and producer Sarah Calhoun. “Fans are going to hear some of the most unforgettable voices in Americana music today paired with rising stars who might just become their new favorite bands.”

Besides loads of music, the festival includes The Beard and Moustache State Championships (back by popular demand), demonstrations, kids’ activities, and beverage and food vendors.

For details on the festival, call 406-209-8135 or visit

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