The first two weeks of August present a bounty of concerts and festivals to choose from.  We can't make them all, so careful choices have to be made to maximize your opportunity.  Although some fans may want to pick one show over another, or take in one festival and skip the rest, follow our lead and you can brag about being at almost every important show and hear some of the best live music  we've seen in recent summers.  Fly along with us and Rock Out with your Hawk Out this summer.

Friday, August 5th

No More Mr. Nice Guy...The Evil Returns

Yes! Alice Cooper at the Alberta Bair Theater. Experience the legend that is Alice Cooper!

Tuesday, August 9th

One of the world’s most iconic rock bands, will rock the Rimrock Auto Arena during their summer headlining tour with special guests New York Dolls.

Continuing to integrate the input of their fans, Mötley Crüe conducted a survey by listing every song they have ever recorded.  Fans voted at Mö for the final set list, which includes tracks the band hasn’t performed live together in almost 20 years.

Mötley Crüe’s drummer Tommy Lee shared that he will once again be thrill-seeking on the Crüe’s new “360″ drum rollercoaster. During his drum solo, Lee will be launched into multiple loops while continuing to perform.

Friday August 12th

Two days and two nights of world-class music in Downtown Billings. Magic City Blues is Montana's Urban Music Festival. George Thorogood and The Destroyers take the  Budweiser Stage Friday night at 10:30 pm.


Saturday August 13th

Bachman & Turner

You aint seen nothin' yet!

After many years of fan demand, Randy Bachman and Fred Turner-two giants of rock n' roll-are finally reuniting for the first time in more than 20 years. The musicians at the heart of legendary band Bachman-Turner Overdrive are ready to record and tour again as a new, full-throttle rock machine: Bachman & Turner.  Reunited, Bachman & Turner are offering their legions of fans something new, and taking care of some "unfinished" business.


Rockin' the Rivers has a great line-up Friday night with Great White, Uriah Heep and Creedence Clearwater Revisted, plus Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo headline Sunday night.  Camping is available for thne weekend.

Sunday, August 14th

Eddie Money and 38 Special

EDDIE MONEY burst onto the scene with his eponymous debut album in 1977. Since then, he has gained notoriety for his hits “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Think I’m in Love,” “Shakin” and more. Along with having sold more than 28 million records, Money’s songs have appeared in dozens of movies and television shows, and have recently been included in hit video games like “Grand Theft Auto” and “Guitar Hero.”
After more than two decades together, 38 SPECIALstill plays over 100 cities a year. Most associate the band with their arena-rock pop smashes, “Hold On Loosely,” “Rockin’ Into the Night,” “Caught Up in You,” “Fantasy Girl,” “If I’d Been the One,” “Back Where You Belong,” “Chain Lightnin’,” “Second Chance,” and more. Since 1976, the band has released more than 15 albums, and from the start, they’ve toured relentlessly, bringing their signature brand of ‘muscle and melody’ to fans worldwide.

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