2018 Schedule and Lineup announced March 31, 2018

 

Governor’s Welcome

**Subject to Change**

Thursday, July 27th

11:00 AM             Festival Campground open to the public

12 PM-2:30 AM   SHUTTLE: Operation begins, will be running between town and the festival grounds

3 PM – 9 PM        DOWNTOWN: Will call & ticket booth open at Red Ants Pants shop

8:00 PM               DOWNTOWN: FREE Street Dance, Main Street White Sulphur: The Beet Tops with Square Dance Caller Chelle Karcher!

9:00 PM               DOWNTOWN: FREE Street Dance, Main Street White Sulphur: The Two Tracks

2:30 AM               SHUTTLE: Service ends

 

Friday, July 28th    

8 AM – 2:30 AM  SHUTTLE: Operation begins, will be running between town and the festival grounds

9 AM – 1 PM       CRAFT FAIR: Meagher County Historical Association (Train Depot, 6th Ave SW & Main)

9 AM – 1 PM       BOOK SALE: Used book sale at the Meagher County-City Library (15 1st Ave SE)

2:00 PM               MAIN GATE: Will Call & Ticket Booth opens at the Main Entrance to the Festival Grounds

3:00 PM               FESTIVAL GROUNDS OPEN: All arts/crafts and food/beer/wine vendors open

3:00 PM               KIDS TENT: White Sulphur Springs FFA – Petting Zoo!

3:30 PM               SIDE STAGE: Thom Chacon

4:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: Pollo Loco

5:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Curtis/Sutton & The Scavengers 

5:00 PMish          DEMO AREA: Trailer Backing 101

5:00 PM               KIDS TENT: Montana Discovery Foundation – Exploring Fire Science

5:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Darlingside

6:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Zoë Nutt & The Union

6:30 PMish          DEMO AREA: Ranch Roping 101

7:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: Lydia Loveless

8:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Sarah Burton

8:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Shooter Jennings & Waymore’s Outlaws

9:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: The Riverside

10:00 PM             MAIN STAGE: Turnpike Troubadours

2:30 AM               SHUTTLE: Service ends

 

Saturday, July 29th    

7 AM-10:30 AM   CAMPGROUND: Meagher County Cattle Women’s Breakfast by the orange flag

8 AM – 2:30 AM  SHUTTLE: Operation begins, will be running between town and the festival grounds

8:00 AM               MAIN GATE: 3rd Annual Ants In Your Pants Fun Run! Meet at the Main Festival Entrance Gate (West)

9 AM – 1 PM       BOOK SALE: Used book sale at the Meagher County-City Library (15 1st Ave SE)

9:00 AM               CAMPGROUND: Yoga! North side of the campground near the gate. Bring your own mat and water!

10:00 AM             MAIN GATE: Will Call & Ticket Booth opens at the Main Entrance to the Festival Grounds

11:00 AM             FESTIVAL GROUNDS OPEN: All arts/crafts and food/beer/wine vendors open

11:00 AM             HAY WAGON: Rides begin, service throughout the day until the horses get tired

11:00 AM             SIDE STAGE: Beard and Moustache Competition

11:00 AM             KIDS TENT: Leather stamping class with Shooting Star Saddlery

11:00 AM             DEMO AREA: Crosscut Competition Practice – come try it out!

11:55 AM             MAIN STAGE: Local Welcome from Meagher County Commissioner Rod Brewer

12:00 PM             MAIN STAGE: National Anthem by Anna Berg, Sarah Schlepp, & Josie Berg

12:05 PM             MAIN STAGE: Monica Rizzio

1:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Izaak Opatz

1:00 PM               DEMO AREA: Biodiesel in Montana

1:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Jeffrey Foucault

2:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Christy Hays

2:30 PMish          DEMO AREA: Historic Window Preservation

3:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: Sarah Potenza

3:00 PM               KIDS TENT: Women’s Foundation of Montana – Towers, Winches, and Catapults – Oh My!

4:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Doublewide Dreams

4:00 PMish          DEMO AREA: Axe Throwing 101

4:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: I Draw Slow

4:30 PM               KIDS TENT: Montana Discovery Foundation – Going on a Bear Hunt

5:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Red Ants Pants Fashion Show

6:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: The Lucky Valentines

6:00 PMish          DEMO AREA: Mule Packing 101

6:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: Parker Millsap

7:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Maiah Wynne

8:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: Asleep At The Wheel

9:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Ferdinand the Bull

10:00 PM             MAIN STAGE: Lucinda Williams

2:30 AM               SHUTTLE: Service ends

 

Sunday, July 30th

7 AM-10:30 AM   CAMPGROUND: Meagher County Cattle Women’s Breakfast by the orange flag

8 AM – 8 PM        SHUTTLE: Operation begins, will be running between town and the festival grounds

9:00 AM               CAMPGROUND: Yoga! North side of the campground near the gate. Bring your own mat and water!

10:00 AM             MAIN GATE: Will Call & Ticket Booth opens at the Main Entrance to the Festival Grounds

11:00 AM             FESTIVAL GROUNDS OPEN: All arts/crafts and food/beer/wine vendors open

11:00 AM             HAY WAGON: Rides begin, service throughout the day until the horses get tired

11:00 AM             DEMO AREA: Crosscut Contest Preliminaries – women’s, men’s, and co-ed divisions!

12:00 PM             MAIN STAGE: Hot Club of Cowtown

1:00 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Rodney Rice

1:00 PMish          DEMO AREA: Timber Skills! Cross Cuts, Chain Saws, and Carpentry

1:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: James McMurtry

2:30 PM               KIDS TENT: Montana Discovery Foundation – Edible Anthills

2:30 PMish          SIDE STAGE: Lazy Bones

2:30 PMish          DEMO AREA: Crosscut Competition Finals

3:00 PM               MAIN STAGE: Mandolin Orange

3:00 PM               FOUNDATION BOOTH: Silent auction bids due!

4:00 PM               SIDE STAGE: Old Sap

4:30 PM               MAIN STAGE: The Bellamy Brothers

8:00 PM               SHUTTLE: Service ends

 

Monday, July 31st

12:00 PM             CAMPGROUND CLOSED – Happy trails!!!