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Thursday, July 27th • 8:00pm • Street Dance


The Beet Tops are an old-time string band on a mission to bring traditional music and Southern-style square dancing to all corners of Montana and beyond. With roots from West Virginia to the West Coast, they add a little sass and a lot of drive to a repertoire of Appalachian fiddle tunes, taking listeners on a musical tour that predates bluegrass and transcends time. The Beet Tops are known for their ability to get folks moving — whether on the dance floor or in your backyard. In addition to playing barn dances and festivals across Montana, The Beet Tops host a monthly square dance series at the Top Hat Lounge in Missoula, Montana.


The Beet Tops feature Claire Baer and Chelle Karcher on fiddle, Rob Terwilliger on banjo, Brian Herbel on guitar, and Travis Yost on bass. Band-member Karcher doubles as a square dance caller and can guide even the novice dancer through a Texas Star or a Double Bow Knot.


Official Website: www.beettops.com