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Here Come Those Ants, Again!

Snap a photo with Red to be entered into VIP prize package worth more than $2,000!


Red ants are popping up along the highways and byways of Montana this summer as the Red Ants Pants Music Festival celebrates the rural communities and industries that enrich Montana!

We’re taking “MontANTA” up a notch with 9’x4’ red ants posted on grain elevators, small businesses and attractions in the following communities:

Road trippers who are able to take photos with two of the five “Red” signs across the state will be entered to win a prize package worth more than $2,000!:

** Two VIP passes (A $1,000 value which includes complimentary beverages and snacks, shaded seating in a prime location near the stage in the VIP tent which will be furnished by Bozeman-based interior design and furniture store, The Perch)

** 4-Star Lunch backstage with festival founder and producer, Sarah Calhoun

** Two Red Ants Pants Music Festival snap shirts of their choice

** A curated Made-in-Montana gift bag

Share photos by sending pictures to info [at] redantspantsmusicfestival [dot] com.


Submissions due by midnight on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Winner announced the week of July 18!




The Red Ants Pants Music Festival is produced by and benefits the nonprofit Red Ants Pants Foundation which, to date, has provided more than $65,000 in grants to projects that support women’s leadership, working family farms and ranches and enriching rural communities. At the Red Ants Pants Music Festival, folks from far and wide gather in a cow pasture for four nights and three days of music, community and awe-inspiring sunsets. This year, Wynonna and The Big Noise, The Mavericks, The Lone Bellow, Corb Lund, Hayes Carll, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Dar Williams and many more will take to the Red Ants Pants Music Festival stage. Full lineup here.

Join us July 28th – 31st in White Sulphur Springs. Come connect with good folks and celebrate rural Montana.


Catch ‘Red’ if you Can!

The festival’s new Twitter personality @RedAntsPantsAnt will be offering clues and photos to encourage travelers to enjoy all of the roads that lead to White Sulphur Springs, Montana. #MontANTa and #RedAntsPantsMusicFestival.

As the festival heads into its 6th 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 $65,000 in grants to support rural communities, working family farms and ranches, and women’s leadership projects.