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Montana Folk Festival

Butte, home of the Montana Folk Festival © WikiCapa
Butte, home of the Montana Folk Festival © WikiCapa

The Montana Folk Festival, formerly the National Folk Festival, is a large outdoor event, held in the old silver mining town of Butte. It features performances by over 250 of America's finest musicians, dancers, and craftspeople.

With six stages in all - including a dance pavilion, a family stage with performances for children of all ages, and a Montana folklife stage - there is bound to be something for every member of the 165,000-strong crowd's taste.

There are also several themed festival areas, such as the Montana Folklife Area, the Family Area, two Festival Market-places, and Festival Food Courts. Perhaps the most interesting thing about the Festival, is the electric line-up of musicians. These include artists spanning a wide variety of musical genres, from blues, to sacred steel, to straight-up folk, to New Orleans jazz and even Inuit throat-singing.

Venue: Butte, Montana

Date: 13 - 15 July 2018

Website: www.montanafolkfestival.com