Under the Big Sky Music Festival 2024 Lineup

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Under the Big Sky is a unique and authentic festival mainly celebrating folk and country music. It’s one of the most popular US festivals, usually held in Whitefish, Montana. It focuses on famous artists in the mentioned genres and new stars.

Under the Big Sky combines the beautiful Montana landscape and great music with a relaxed atmosphere – that’s why many people love this festival dearly. The festival also incorporates a touch of local flavor with a rodeo and trail riding opportunities.

But let’s focus on the music.

When is the Under the Big Sky Music Festival 2024?

It’s a summer festival, so the usual dates are in July. This year, for example, the festival will take place from 12 to 14 July. Also, the lineup is already announced, so we’re excited to share it with you later in this article.

Where is Under the Big Sky Held?

This year, you’ll experience the authentic Under the Big Sky atmosphere at Big MTN Ranch in Whitefish, Montana. This is the usual location for the festival, so it’s somehow a tradition to be there in July each year.

What Music Genres Does Under the Big Sky Music Festival Cover?

The Under the Big Sky lineup is rich in folk music events, alternative country, pop country, and other genres. It’s all about celebrating authentic American music with exceptional performers in beautiful Montana.

Participation Lineup for 2024 Under the Big Sky Festival

While the day-by-day festival lineup has yet to be determined, we have a complete list of great musicians who will perform at this extraordinary festival.

You can see Miranda Lambert, Billy Strings, and Turnpike Troubadours as headliners. They’ll probably perform on different days, headlining the daily editions. 

As part of the Under the Big Sky Festival 2024 lineup, we can see artists like Brothers Osborne, Sierra Ferrel, and Paul Cauthen, MT. Joy, Tanya Tucker, The Revivalists, and City and Colour

Flatland Cavalry is the special guest for the festival, besides the announced performers:

  • Sam Barber
  • Harper O’Neill
  • Archertown
  • Tomara
  • Denim Gold
  • Muscadine Bloodline
  • The Lil Smokies

And many others.

How Much Do the Tickets for Under the Big Sky Festival Cost?

Under the Big Sky Festival tickets vary depending on your desired experience. In general, there are two types of tickets available for this experience:

  • General Admission (GA) – The most affordable tickets typically start at around $268 and go up to $300. With a GA ticket, you get access to all the outdoor stages where the music happens.
  • VIP – VIP packages offer a premium experience at a pretty high price. Prices range from several hundred dollars to over $1,880. Still, you can experience perks like air-conditioned restrooms, shaded seating areas, exclusive food and drink options, etc.

Some combinations, like one-day tickets, may also be possible, but you’ll need to check the official website to get to know the tiers better. The tickets can be purchased on the official website. But Vivid Seats is always an alternative if the festival organizer has sold the passes.

Under the Big Sky Music Festival Lineup by Day 

While the official day-by-day lineup has not been announced, there are some rumors that Miranda Lambert will perform the first night, Billy Strings the second, and Turnpike Troubadours will entertain the audience on the last day of the festival. 

We must wait and see if there are more official announcements soon so we can update the day-by-day lineup section.

Important Information about Under the Big Sky Festival 2024 

As you already know, it’s a special alt-country, country, Americana, and folk festival held in Whitefish, Montana. 

The festival offers an option for tent camping, while RV camping is not allowed on the grounds. Still, if you have an RV, you can find some nearby grounds that will enable you to park there. 

When it comes to the age minimum, there are some restrictions. Children 6 and under get in free but must be registered. Children 7 and older require a general admission ticket. VIP areas are strictly 21+, so remember these details if you plan on a family experience.

The festival schedule has yet to be out, but the festival typically runs from 3 pm to 11 pm on Friday and noon to 11 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Also, pack some essentials like sunscreen, a hat, comfortable clothes, and a refillable water bottle. You can bring a foldable chair and blanket if you can pack them in your backpack. 

Under the Big Sky Videos

Can you imagine the authentic spirit of Whitefish, Montana, accompanied by great American music? If you have yet to experience something like that, these videos will finally motivate you to attend the Under the Big Sky festival.

Photos can tell more than any paragraph in this guide. Look at the happy people and exceptional atmosphere, and don’t wait to book your tickets on time. 

Previous Under the Big Sky Festival Lineups

Previous years were indeed fascinating when it came to the Big Sky Festival lineup. We’ll list 2023 and 2022 so you can decide which one you like better:

Under the Big Sky 2023 Lineup

What would you say knowing that acts like LeAnn Rimes, Luke Grimes, and Zach Bryan performed in 2023 on Under the Big Sky? It was indeed an exciting addition, with performers like Elle King, Ryan Bingham, Shane Smith and the Saints, Charley Crocket, and Colter Wall as part of the 2023 lineup. 

Under the Big Sky 2022 Lineup

In 2022, attendees saw Zach Bryan, Turnpike Troubadours, Morgan Wade, and Warren Zeiders as part of the festival’s lineup. Also among the other acts were Trampled by Turtles, Cody Jinks, Jamey Johnson, Lord Huron, Margo Price, Shakey Graves, and many others.

More Music Festivals Similar to Under the Big Sky

Since it’s a country music festival, you can spot plenty of them. For example, Tortuga and Railbird often offer exceptional folk and country acts. Indeed, these aren’t your only limitations! Even commercial festivals like Coachella and Lollapalooza usually feature country acts – so the choice is vast!


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