Event Series 2023-2024 Season

Sona Jobarteh

Hamilton Performing Arts Center 327 Fairgrounds Rd., Hamilton, MT

The spirit of Sona Jobarteh’s musical work stands on the mighty shoulders of the West African griot musician and storyteller traditions; she is a living archive of the Gambian people. With one ear on the family’s historic reputation, one on the all-important future legacy and her heart in both places, she is preparing a place...

Bill Harley

Ravalli County Fairgrounds 100 Old Corvallis Rd, Hamilton, MT

Bill Harley is well-traveled, well-read, well-educated, well-spoken and well-loved. Accompanied by his guitar, his narrative songs and stories, both original and traditional, are a celebration of our common humanity. Best known for his work with children and families, his ability to  navigate through a confusing world with...

Naturally 7

Daly Mansion 251 Eastside Hwy, Hamilton, MT

“A capella group” so vastly underplays what Naturally 7 creates onstage that they had to coin a phrase – “Vocal Play” – to more accurately depict what they do. Naturally 7 is more than a tightly orchestrated collection of great singers. They transform their voices into actual human instruments, effortlessly producing music...

The Lil Smokies

Ravalli County Fairgrounds 100 Old Corvallis Rd, Hamilton, MT

Drawing on the energy of a rock band and the Laurel Canyon songwriting of the ‘70s, The Lil Smokies have reimagined their approach to roots music on their third studio album Tornillo, named for the remote Texas town where the album was recorded. Formed in Missoula, Montana, The Lil Smokies have built a national...