There are no T-shirts yet, but the South Park Tap Room still promises to be a happening spot come August.
Tim Goodridge, promoter of the Magic City Blues Festival, and Erin Hatzell from Cape Air, which will be a sponsor of the new shade sails, pose in South Park where the Saturday night show will be performed.
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.
When ZZ Top plays the Bozeman field house on March 26, the Rimrock Auto Arena will be empty.
The streets of Billings have become increasingly popular places to throw concerts, festivals, feeds, fundraisers and even cattle drives.
A huge crowd filled Montana Avenue during a performance by Vintage Trouble at this year's Magic City Blues festival.
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.
Hundreds of children leaned over railings that circled underneath Skypoint on Tuesday afternoon, reaching out to catch boxes of popcorn and balls of cotton candy being tossed by Al Bedoo Shrine clowns and waiting for the Elephants on Broadway event to begin.
Magic City Blues promoters announced Monday that the Steve Miller Band will headline the Saturday night show on Aug. 10 on Montana Avenue.
Magic City Blues and Mojo 92.5 are bringing Davina & The Vagabonds back to Billings for a Jan. 26 performance at Bones Brewing.
People mingled on North Broadway during the Billings Clinic Classic in 2012.
If Friday and Saturday were raucous, blow-out party nights for the 11th annual Magic City Blues concert festival, the final day Sunday was the all-important recovery day before the thousands in attendance headed back to work Monday.
It was ’90s night at Magic City Blues on Saturday and the Counting Crows were “Round Here” on Montana Avenue.
Like a boxer looking at an empty ring before a fight, Tim Goodridge stood at the corner of Montana Avenue and North 25th Street on Tuesday morning.
Magic City Blues promoter Tim Goodridge stands on Montana Avenue at the western edge of what will be a two-block-long party this weekend.
Chris Isaak, Allison Krauss and the Counting Crows are among the musicians lined up for this year’s Magic City Blues Fest, Aug. 9-12.
Counting Crows will headline Magic City Blues on Saturday, Aug. 11.
Alison Krauss and Union Station, featuring Jerry Douglas, will headline the Billings' South Park concert during Magic City Blues on Sunday, Aug. 12.