The 7th annual Red Ants Pants Music Festival recently released its highly anticipated side stage lineup featuring 14 artists from around the country. Enjoy performances by the likes of Christy Hays, Curtis/Sutton & The Scavengers, Ferdinand the Bull, Izaak Opatz, Lazy Bones, Maiah Wynne, Old Sap, Rodney Rice, Sam Westhoff, Sarah Burton, The Lucky Valentines, The Riverside, Thom Chacon, and Zoë Nutt & The Union.
The festival is also proud to highlight their carefully curated slate of food and craft vendors. From quality craftsmanship and beautiful artwork to delicious fare made with fresh, homegrown ingredients, excellent vendors help make the festival a memorable experience. Come hungry! Food vendors include Bill’s Place Diner & Catering, Crack of Dawn, Dia Desserts, Dough Trader Pizza, Flare Pops (Fresh Roots Farm), Flying Cloud Coffee Company, Hindu Hillbilly, Hot Saucer Sandwiches (Terraluna Farms), I’m Cravin’ Bar-B-Que, Mo’Bowls, Montana Rudeboys, Mountain Fresh Ice (F.K.A. Freshies), Prairie Fire Kettle Corn, Rancho Picante Bison, Rotary Club of White Sulphur Springs, Sauce Food Truck, Sweet Peaks Ice Cream, The Rollin’ Donut, Tumbleweeds Gourmet Food Truck, Victory Taco and Genuine Ice Cream, and Z’s Meze Market.
Campground vendors will include Meagher County Cattlewomen and Vintage Vagabonder.
Check out craft vendors April Hale Jewelry, Austin’s All Natural, Big Sky Antler, Busy Bee Metalworks, Casting for Recovery, Claire Reitz Photo//Art, Cougar Mercantile, Drawbar Designs, Field Guide Designs, Fly Free Designs, Ghost Star Clothing, GOERTZEN Adventure Equipment, Hattie Rex, Honey Luv, Horseshoe Nail Crafts, Indian Paintbrush Designs, Juju Gear, Love Your FarmGirl, Montana Turtle, Mountain Girl Musings, Natural Elements Jewelry, Paper Airplane Designs, Rebecca Behrent Art and Photography, Red Ants Pants, Red Ants Pants Foundation, RevivALL Clothing, Rocky Mountain Gardening, Roscoe Outdoor, Sean Tribble Pottery, Shooting Star Saddlery, Simply Ewe, Sterling Jules, Sturdy Girl, Western Territory Company, and Wild Horse Steel Works.
As the festival heads into its 7th year, organizers are aiming to spotlight the values and the mission of the Red Ants Pants Foundation. Proceeds from the festival have helped create more than $85,000 in grants to support rural communities, working family farms and ranches, and women’s leadership projects.
This year, The Bellamy Brothers, Lucinda Williams, Asleep At The Wheel, Shooter Jennings & Waymore’s Outlaws, Turnpike Troubadours, and many more will take to the Red Ants Pants Music Festival stage.
Come connect with good folks and celebrate rural Montana, July 27th–30th in White Sulphur Springs. Visit www.redantspantsmusicfestival.com for tickets and further information about these artists, vendors, and other events. •