Magic City Blues
New indie soul meets old-school blues when Ben Harper, left, and Charlie Musselwhite bring their collaboration to the Magic City Blues Festival in August. The annual festival is moving its Saturday program to the South Park venue, where the Sunday program has grown in popularity since it was…
Does music sound better outside?
There are no T-shirts yet, but the South Park Tap Room still promises to be a happening spot come August.
From right to left, Montana Brewing Company's Czech "Chilsner," Angry Hank's Microbrewery's Head Trauma IPA, Canyon Creek Brewing's ONS Blonde and Uberbrew's White Noise Hefeweizen.
From left, local craft brewers Gregg Layman of Montana Brewing Company, Jon Hanson of Angry Hank's Microbrewery, Ron Kalvig of Canyon Creek Brewing and Mark Hastings of Uberbrew are coming together to serve their unique beers at the South Park gazebo during Magic City Blues on August 7-10.
Owner of Uberbrew Mark Hastings pours a glass of White Noise Hefeweizen on Friday May 9, 2014 at South Park.
From left, local craft brewers Gregg Layman of Montana Brewing Company, Jon Hanson of Angry Hank's Microbrewery, Ron Kalvig of Canyon Creek Brewing and Mark Hastings of Uberbrew toast each other Friday May 9, 2014. These four brewers will come together to serve their unique beers at the Sout…
On a gray March day at South Park, it’s hard to imagine a hot August afternoon with thousands of people angling for shade under the giant cottonwoods at the Magic City Blues festival.
Davina Sowers boasts that the Vagabonds “make a lot of noise for a no-guitar blues band.”
For this week’s Foursight question, we asked our Facebook friends what their most memorable moments in entertainment were in 2013? To join in the coversation, go to www.facebook.com/billingsgazetteenjoy.
Magic City Blues is teaming up with the Northern Hotel to bring blues back to the historic downtown hotel.
Organizers of events that have traditionally been held on temporarily closed city streets can breathe easy, at least for a couple of years.
The streets of Billings have become increasingly popular places to throw concerts, festivals, feeds, fundraisers and even cattle drives.
A two-block area of Montana Avenue in Billings is home to the Magic City Blues festival, which has gained popularity since it started in 2001.
The clouds parted and the rain stopped as Sons of Fathers kicked off the 12th annual Magic City Blues festival Friday evening on Montana Avenue.
There was a moment in 2011 at Magic City Blues at South Park when Tim Goodridge lost himself in the rich vocals of the Chicago Mass Choir and he was reminded why he brings music to Billings.
Magic City Blues organizer Tim Goodridge, center right, with Billings City Councilman Jim Ronquillo, far left, Shepherd High School music director Kari Drange, center left, and Magic City Blues site coordinator Sheena Rice, right, in the gazebo at South Park.
Magic City Blues kicked off a week early on Saturday night with Johnny Winter performing on the Stillwater Stage.
Vintage Trouble’s raw, muscular sound is music for hungry ears.