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Updated: September 20, 2018 @ 10:39 am
2017 was a great year for concerts in Billings. Here are some of the shows we hope you didn't miss.
Dierks Bentley performed for 7,382 people at Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark on Saturday, April 22.
Garth Brooks performed June 9 during his five-concert series of sold-out shows at Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark.
Paul Simon performed at the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
Firefall performed with Poco and Orleans at the Legends of Country Rock Festival on July 22 at the new Cove Creek Pavilion. More than 4,000 attended the outdoor concert, the first of two held over the summer.
Turnpike Troubadours played a sold-out show on July 29 at the Pub Station. (They're pictured here at a 2016 shot at ZooMontana.) The Pub Station show was one of 12 sold-out shows at the venue in 2017.
Brian Setzer played the Budweiser Stage during Magic City Blues in downtown Billings on Friday, Aug. 4.
Charlie Starr of Blackberry Smoke performed at Magic City Blues on Aug. 5.
Head and the Heart played the Alberta Bair Theater on Aug. 9
Neil Giraldo and Pat Benatar perform at MontanaFair in 2017.
Steve Earle and the Dukes played ZooMontana on Aug. 18
Nickelback and Daughtry played the Rimrock Auto Arena on Aug. 27. Attendance was set at 6,379 people.
Bonnie Raitt's set at the Alberta Bair Theatre on Sept. 6 included both standards and surprises.
Dennis Quaid played the Pub Station on Sept. 23 with his longtime band The Sharks.
Boz Scaggs brought his blue-eyed soul to the Alberta Bair Theatre on Oct. 9
Flogging Molly played a sold-out show at the Pub Station Ballroom on Oct. 18. The kilts were flying that night.
Charlie Musselwhite promised, "We got the blues in the house tonight." And he followed through on that, blazing through James Cotton's "West Helena Blues" and "I'm Goin' Home" at the Alberta Bair Theatre on Oct. 25. Grammy Award winners Musselwhite, Bobby Rush and William Bell brought their show 'Take Me to the River' to town as part of a national tour.
Ani DiFranco is a joyful soul with a rebel's fire and when DiFranco performs, she makes you feel like you're part of something bigger than yourself. She played the Babcock Theatre on Nov. 3.
Still to come this year, the Foo Fighters, featuring Dave Grohl, are set to play the Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark on Dec. 9. Learn more at metrapark.com.
About 7,500 Foo Fighters concertgoers filed through metal detectors at MetraPark on Saturday…
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