New music and arts festival kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday with music by the Melissa Lynn Band, Paul Thorn, and Tommy Castro and the Painkillers.
Saturday’s festivities begin at 10 a.m. at Gibson Park with a Montana Author’s Panel featuring David Cesario, Kristen Inbody, and Craig Lancaster. Time will be provided for audience questions.
Beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, catch John Roberts y Pan Blanco, Chuck Mead, Suzy Bogguss, Jason Boland and the Stragglers and Shinyribs at Elks Riverside Park.
The New York Times bestselling author Craig Johnson, famous for his Longmire mystery series, gives a free presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Gibson Park band shell.
Elks Riverside Park
1700 River Drive NGreat Falls, MT
$32.84 for Friday, $45.35 for Saturday and $64.36 for both shows; VIP tickets are $106.37, and include admission to Thursday’s Meet and Greet with author Craig Johnson