The 2023 concert season here in Montana has been solid thus far, but this weekend will truly kick it into overdrive.

If you are looking for some great live entertainment this weekend, and haven’t made any plans yet, here are just a few of the concerts scheduled for this long Memorial Day weekend.

Let’s get it started in Great Falls at the Newberry.

Friday night Stryper will take to the stage at the Newberry. Formed in 1983 Stryper, the band became the first overtly Christian heavy metal band to gain acceptance in mainstream music. The band has achieved one platinum album, as well as a pair of gold albums. They are now touring with their 14th studio album called ‘The Final Battle’ which was released on Oct 21st of last year.

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Get tickets for Stryper at the Newberry Friday night, HERE.

Saturday at the Newberry will see Butte Montana’s own Tim Montana. Tim is one of the hardest-working people in music, crisscrossing the country in his RV playing gigs year-round. Tim and his band will put on a show that you won’t soon forget. He had the rare opportunity to play live on the David Letterman show and has also formed an incredible friendship with ZZ Tops Billy Gibbons. He’s basically our version of the Dos Equis guy.  Get your tickets to see Tim Montana live at the Newberry Saturday May 27th HERE.


Kettlehouse Amphitheater will throw open the gates this weekend to welcome Lord Huron to the Amp. Lord Huron will return to Bonner for a 2-night stand, Sunday and Monday. Both shows sold out faster than you could sing the chorus to, The Night We Met. Hopefully, you have tickets, if not, good luck getting them ‘second hand’. You can get on a ticket waiting list, and you can find that HERE. (you might want to get on both nights lists)

And finally, let’s head east to Emigrant Montana and the Old Saloon. I wrote about some of the acts playing the Old Saloon earlier this spring, (a place that was new to me) So let’s see what they have on tap this weekend. Playing Sunday night at the Old Saloon, are The Damn Quails. Out of Norman Oklahoma, The Damn Quails are a staple in the Americana, Red Dirt music scene. There will be music all day Sunday, as this show will be part of the 7th annual testicle festival. Find out more information HERE>

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That is just a few of the shows being played throughout Montana this weekend. Load up the car and get out and enjoy some live music this weekend.

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