River City Roots Festival

SAVE THE DATE – We are please to announce that River City Roots Festival is MOVING FORWARD and will be August 27-28, 2021 in Downtown Missoula! 

Full lineup and schedule now available – click the button below.

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THE LIL’ SMOKIES | SUPER CHIKAN

SOL DRIVEN TRAIN | RAPIDGRASS | HOT BUTTERED RUM

GROWLING OLD MEN | SALLY & GEORGE | THE TIMBER RATTLERS | COWBOY ANDY & THE SALAMANDERS

FRIDAY, AUG. 27

Kids’ Rock Bands……………………………………. 12:30-2 pm

Sally & George…………………………………………. 2:30-4 pm

Hot Buttered Rum……………………………………. 4:30-6 pm

Sol Driven Train……………………………………….. 6:30-8 pm

Super Chikan…………………………………….. 8:30-10:30 pm

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 28

Cowboy Andy & the Salamanders………….12:30-2 pm

The Timber Rattlers…………………………………… 2:30-4 pm

Growling Old Men………………………………. 4:30-6 pm

Rapidgrass…………………………………………. 6:30-8 pm

The Lil Smokies…………………………….. 8:30-10:30 pm

10am – 2pm in Caras Park

10:00 – 11:00am: TBA

11:00-11:30am: Double Bubble Dance Party

11:30am – 12:30pm: Missoula Irish Dancers

12:30-1:00pm: Double Bubble Dance Party

1:00 – 2:00pm: Childbloom Guitar

Activity Providers: Missoula Parks & Rec, Home ReSource, Big Sky Breakout, YMCA, Glacier Ice Rink, Championship Training, Childbloom Guitar, DNRC Forest, Mountain Line, Families First Learning Lab, Missoula Police Department, and more!

Travel the world through your tastebuds. Immerse yourself in the local tastes and smells of some of Western Montana’s best food vendors! All vendors are using compostable materials as part of Roots Fest’s sustainability efforts

Big Dipper Ice Cream…………………….Ice cream, Water, Soda

Banh Missoula…………………………….Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwiches

Dreamy’s Soft Serve……………………..Soft serve ice cream

Empanada Joint…………………………..Argentinian Empanadas

Isla’s Lemonade…………………………..Freshly-squeezed lemonade

Kamoon…………………………………….Falafel, shawarma, moutabel, hummus

Lil Orbits……………………………………Mini-donuts, italian, sodas, coffee

Madeline’s Mediterranean……………….Kebabs, Hummus, Dolmas, Tabbouleh

Mountain Berry Bowls…………………….Acai bowls

Ragheef…………………………………….Arabic Flatbreads and Manakeesh

River City Eats…………………………….Sliders and fries

Sa Wad Dee……………………………….Peanut curry, Pad Thai, Chicken Satay

Taco Guy………………………………….Authentic Street Tacos

Earth without Art would be eh…and so would Roots Fest! Discover art made by local and regional artists from pottery to leathergoods, paintings to jewelry. Support local artists and bring home something unique.

Friday, Aug. 27 & Saturday, Aug. 2 | 11am – 7pm on West Main Street

Bailey Durnell………….Polymer Clay Jewelry………………Missoula, MT

CLM Jewelry…………………….Jewelry……………………….Missoula, MT

Danielle Muir………………..Art, jewelry, herbal bath products……………Missoula, MT

de Houtwinkel…………….Handcrafted ukuleles, guitars, bespoke furniture……Missoula, MT

Dobez Designz………………..Jewelry, greeting cards, recycled copper……..Kalispell, MT

Fey Fabrications………………Cloth Dolls………………Helena, MT

Gail Beckner………….Upcycled apparel/accessories/jewelry………….Missoula, MT

Hunter Leach……………………Leathersmith………………..Missoula, MT

Jenna Forest……………Pyrography – Wood Burning…………..Missoula, MT

Jeri Marie Croteau & Tyra McDonald……………Paintings………………Missoula, MT

Jim Tunell…………….Photography………….Sioux Falls, SD

Kristina Smith…………………Paintings & Photography

LaughingBlackbird……………..Leather goods…………….Missoula, MT

Melia Fortuanti…………….Handcrafted soaps………..Missoula, MT

Molly Huff…………….Henna Tattoo Artist……………………..Aurora, CO

Montana Bismuth Creations……………Wood & metal art, jewelry, etc………..Missoula, MT

Nancy Gregor………Scrunchies & Digital Art Prints………….Missoula, MT

Nicole Anthony………Watercolor paintings…………Billings, MT

Ray & Christine Goroski………Upcycled & repurposed creations…………….Lolo, MT

Source To Sea Creative………….Printmaking, clothing………………….Durango, CO

Take Courage Designs & Just Wear It……………Jewlery…………………Missoula, MT

The Clay Studio………..Make Your Own Ceramics……………Missoula, MT

Wildfire Ceramic Studio…………..Ceramics………………..Missoula, MT

Friday, Aug. 27 – Sunday, Aug. 29 | ALL DAY in Downtown

There’s nothing better than seeing our community coming out to “Support Our Roots” by supporting locally owned shops, boutiques, cafes, and restaurants! Downtown shopping and dining has something for everyone.

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