Montanans love to cut loose during the summer and enjoy themselves. The best way to do that is a good music festival.

Montana might not have music festivals year-round, but Montana has some solid festivals that occur during the summer. People who love country music head to Headwaters Country Jam, and if you love Americana, people head to Red Ants Pants Music Festival, and one festival that has been gaining in popularity is Under the Big Sky Festival near Whitefish.

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These fantastic festivals spread throughout Montana and have filled a void for many concertgoers in Montana but did you know there used to be more music festivals and events in Montana?

Photo by Chinh Le Duc via Unsplash
Photo by Chinh Le Duc via Unsplash

There used to be some interesting, wild, and entertaining music festivals and events throughout Montana, and we wanted to reflect on the ones that were beloved by locals and travelers.

Whether the music you loved was rock, alternative, folk, bluegrass, electronic, hip hop, or country, there have been festivals or events in Montana that would be fun for your friends or family to get together and enjoy.

Photo by Arthur Edelmans via Unpslash
Photo by Arthur Edelmans via Unsplash

We found several defunct festivals and events that used to exist in Montana that catered to many different types of folks who love music and enjoy seeing it live. The craziest part is that many of these festivals stopped existing within the past 15 years.

Maybe one day, we can bring them back and have more music festivals in Montana. Nowadays you want to see all your favorite artists in one place you have to travel to different parts of the United States.

Here are Five Music Festivals and Events That Used To Exist in Montana.

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