Nathaniel Rateliff, Dwight Yoakam, Jenny Lewis Slated for Debut Under The Big Sky in Montana Festival

Brantley Gutierrez
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

The inaugural event will also feature Band of Horses and Nikki Lane.

This summer, Under The Big Sky Music and Arts Festival will debut in Northern Montana less than 30 miles from the scenic Glacier National Park. The brand-new festival will take place on a 350-acre ranch, just outside Whitefish Montana with headliners Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Band of Horses, Dwight Yoakam and Jenny Lewis.

Under The Big Sky will present stars from across the spectrum of Americana, folk and alt-country including Cody Jinks, Elle King, Texan rockers Jamestown Revival and Americana traditionalist Ryan Bingham.

Additional performances from artists such as Brooklyn indie four-piece Lucius, country rocker Nikki Lane and Americana experimentalist Amanda Shires will be performing alongside outlaw country acts Whitey Morgan and Shooter Jennings between July 13-14 on Big Mountain Ranch.

The ranch has 180-degree views of Whitefish Ski Resort’s mountains and the event will feature a rough stock rodeo produced by Brash Rodeo, as well as trail riding opportunities in and around the property.

Performances will take place across two stages in naturally formed amphitheaters on the ranch with fans of all ages permitted. Children under the age of six will be able to enter for free.

Food and beverages will be a curated collaboration between the notable Whitefish restaurateur Pat Carloss and his team and Best Beverage Catering, who provide catering for Coachella, Stagecoach, BottleRock and many other major festivals. VIP experiences and seating will be offered, with a bespoke VIP food and beverage program.

See the full lineup below. 


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