The Downtown Billings Association’s Alive After 5 kicks off June 5 with a new venue and a new band to the series, bluegrass group Lil’ Smokies.
The free event runs outdoors at various Billings venues on Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m. The series opens at the Fieldhouse Cafe, 2605 Minnesota Ave. Food and beer are available for purchase.
The series runs through Aug. 28. The DBA is again sponsoring a Family Fun Night Aug. 21 at North 31st Street and 4th Avenue North. The event features a kid’s entertainment area with crafts, games, a climbing wall, and a bouncy slide. The night will also feature food trucks, music by the Midlife Chryslers, and local craft beer and spirits.
Here’s the schedule:
June 5, Fieldhouse Cafe, Lil’ Smokies
June 12, Don Luis, Maw Band
June 19, The Billings Depot, The Clintons
June 26, McCormick Café, Funk in the Trunk
July 3, Yellowstone Art Museum, Adam Ezra Group
July 10, Walkers Grill, South Park Line
July 17, Tiny’s Tavern, Yabba Griffiths
July 24, Monte Carlo, Downtime
July 31, Montana Brewing Co., Repeat Offenders
Aug. 7, Pug Mahon’s, The Big Caboose Allstars
Aug. 14, The Rex, Dirty Power
Aug. 21, DBA, Midlife Chryslers
Aug. 28, Stampede, Cure for the Common