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MONTANA Musicians Links!

MONTANA Singers, Choirs, Bands, Orchestra etc

Montana musicians, singers, bands, instruments and more. Music talent abounds in Montana. Great variety of Musical talent as well.

This list only scratches the surface. Please email us with the sites of any other Montana Musician that you believe should be listed here. (Those with websites only please.)

Montana Music Resources ---- click to open

Black Paw Music; Polson, Montana. Founded in 1978 as a music publishing company and recording label, Black Paw Music represents a variety of live entertainment and musical performers in Montana. Adaptable to virtually any venue, any audience, any occasion. Customized shows – is their specialty! Acts include Montana's Shamrockers, Neal Lewing, The Boomers, and Three Voices.

Cowboy Entertainer Magazine; Townsend, Montana, It is "An E-Zine by Western Entertainers for Western Entertainers" Check out what is going on in the western music scene, listen to some clips, and join up for all they have to offer. There are also other area performers listed here, not just Montana but other states including Idaho and Wyoming as well.

Montana Musicians Site; Check out MontanaMusicians.com for over 500 members. Find musicians, collaborate, stay connected with other Montana musicians. Check out the concert list. Made possible by MusicVilla.com.

Montana Bands; MontanaBands.com is a free service designed by Music Villa to connect people seeking bands with bands seeking more shows.

Looking to be a part of a band? Check out BandMix.com; It is a kind of "help wanted" site that lists both people looking for music talent and people with music talent looking to come together. Not just Montana, but Montana talent can be found there. A list of Montana Bands can be found here.

Vootie Productions; Out of Bozeman, they provide Montana with world class concerts. Vootie Productions also produces a wide variety of special events including event consulting, event managment, and booking services (both local and national acts).

 

Musicians are listed alphabeticly by their last names or by their group name.

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Alibi Band; Leader Larry Lagge from Billings. His top 40 country/rock band called Alibi have been playing for over 25 years. He has also been band leader for a few top groups from this region and his band is currently working with Bobby Chitwood ( Sony Recording artist ) out of Cody,Wy. His bands have worked with and backed many top country artists over the years. They have top of the line sound & lights, a huge songlist and a very respectable reference list.

The Back Adit Band; Back Adit is based out of Libby, Montana, but their members live throughout the Northwest in Montana, Idaho and Washington state. They love playing music and get together often to play. They are currently booking gigs throughout the Northwest and are looking to play at concerts and various festivals this summer. Check out their recipe for sucess that includes "1 Cup Dylan, Jazzed Up Finely, 2 Tbsp Cowboy Tunes, 3 Parts Harmony and A Dash of 60's Classic Rock with a Twist." Music Samples on Site.

Tyler Barham; Montana native Tyler Barham describes himself as an aspiring Country Singer/Songwriter, but with one look at his online Youtube and Facebook following, you’ll see that his aspirations are quickly becoming reality. With over 7.9 million upload views and an online following of over 35 thousand, Tyler is building the foundation for a successful music career. Check out 17 & Young on YouTube.

Christopher Mario Bianco; He writes, records, and performs a wealth of sweet “naturally acoustic” music that celebrates the living Earth and pays homage to the Spirit of the Wilderness. His music is an echo of the mountains and the rustle of a gentle breeze in the forest; it is the soulful call of the Seas, and it harmonizes human voice and guitar chords with the natural song of Earth’s wilder places and inhabitants.

Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale; Since its first concert in 1951, the Billings Symphony's mission has been to enhance the quaility of life in this part of the Rocky Mountain Northwest by sharing live symphonic music with as many people as possible, on stage at the Alberta Bair Theater and off stage through one of 15 programs that comprise Explore Music!

Black Paw Music; Polson, Montana. Founded in 1978 as a music publishing company and recording label, Black Paw Music represents a variety of live entertainment and musical performers in Montana. Adaptable to virtually any venue, any audience, any occasion. Customized shows – is their specialty! Acts include Montana's Shamrockers, Neal Lewing, The Boomers, and Three Voices.

Bozeman Symphony ; Their 38th concert season (2005-2006) promises to be as exciting as ever with a wide variety of music from the Baroque period through the 20th century. There will be a fantastic array of world-class guest artists as well as a showcase of Montana’s most gifted young talent. With a few surprises mixed in, they promise a thrilling journey for all.

Tj Casey; Billings, Montana; Montana's Singing Cowboy. T.J. Casey is the real article. T.J.'s travels take him from his beloved "Blue Montana Skies" to excited crowds all over America, who anxiously await his unique brand of entertainment. You may also listen to him on his site.


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Steve Eckels -- Guitarist, Kalispell, Montana - Steve Eckels plays solo guitar for special events. His repertoire includes classical, jazz, Latin, pop, and western music. He has degrees in guitar from Berklee College of Music and New England Conservatory. He is the guitar teacher at Flathead High School in Kalispell, Montana.

Larry Gibson --- Western and Classic Country music, Townsend Montana - He performs at guest ranches, restaurants and shows all over Montana and Idaho and is a member of the Cowboy Poets of Idaho and the Christian Cowboy Balladeers. Like many Cowboy Entertainers, Larry has experience in ranching and farming. He works part-time on a ranch in the Townsend area and has fixed his share of fences, fled from angry cows, pulled calves and has ridden many miles on horseback. Visit his site and have a listen.

Doug Higgins --- (Montana Brass) Trumpet. Mr. Higgins has performed with the Satin Brass, Spokane Symphony, and as principle trumpet with the Spokane British Brass and Sammamish Symphony.His cd, Montana Dreams is a collection of "Tune Poems", a story told by musical instruments. They could also be called 'sound pictures' describing things, places persons and events.

Bob Hollister---- Bob Hollister lives and writes his music on his land in south-central Montana, where he is fulfilling a life-long dream of living in harmony with nature and preserving a piece of the fast-disappearing prairie.

Sharon Iltis --- Sharon Iltis Music, Bozeman,Montana. She is a singer, song writer, musician, and has a band ensemble for all occasions. Over 20 years in the entertainment business.

Intermountain Opera Association; Opera, Bozeman, Montana: In 1978, Verity Bostick, a young singer and assistant professor of music at Montana State University at Bozeman started Montana's first opera company. Involvement also included a well-known New York opera producer, Anthony Stivanello, and Gallatin Valley's own resident opera star, Pablo Elvira. The Association has continued to grow and to attract opera goers, not only in Bozeman, but in other parts of Montana and in neighboring states as well. An increasing number of volunteers and supporters aid the Association each year. All committee workers and board members are volunteers.

 

Laura Loge ---- Opera Singer, formally from Dillon. Now living in Massachusetts. In Montana she has sung with the Intermountain Opera in Bozeman as well as the Rimrock Opera inBillings. She was a recent winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Auditions in the Montana/Idaho/Eastern Washington discrict.


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Miller Creek , Missoula Montana ------ Jam Band; Fans everywhere are tuning in to their improvisation-laden style, combining familiar rhythms with abstraction - all pleasantly fluidic like the band's natural namesake. The crunchy traditions of The Dead, Phish, Widespread Panic, and more meet their creative machine head on, and the results overflow with both a sense of heritage and a hearty dose of danceable freshness.

Open Range, Livingston,Montana ----- New Western Swing. Ric Steinke & Linda Hausler perform a unique style of western folk music. They reside in the Livingston, Montana area, and travel throughout the western states performing for audiences large and small. Their repertoire consists of their original material, new and old songs of the West, and contemporary folk songs. They were also featured in the PBS children's series "Postcards From Buster", "Buster's Buffalo Roundup" !

ReverbNation / Larry Lagge ----

Rimrock Opera Company, Opera, Billings----The goals and objectives of The Rimrock Opera are to strive to make available some form of opera to everyone in the community. Through formal performances and Opera-Tunities, free education and outreach activities each year, the opera offers individuals from all socioeconomic levels the opportunity to learn about and experience the joy of opera.


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Ann Tappan; jazz pianist, composer, arranger, and educator, Manhattan. Ann Tappan grew up in New Jersey where she started playing piano at the age of four. She has studied in Europe and at the Berklee College of Music in California. During her time in the Bay Area she wrote and arranged for many live and recorded projects and performed with such giants as Eddie Henderson and Joe Henderson.
In 1993 she migrated to Montana where she quickly became a busy performer, private educator, and teacher of the award-winning Bozeman High School Jazz Combo. She was the author and administrator of a 2001 MAC/NEA/Jazz Montana grant, a year-long creative music program linking national and local professional musicians to state-wide audiences and K-12 students. She was featured on the Montana PBS arts program, “11th and Grant”, which aired in April 2007. Her web site includes musical samples.
Ann allows creative expression to span style. She cherishes great melodies and uses space cleverly, creating an open, modern sound. Her bi-coastal ties and frequent trips to Europe help keep her approach fresh.

Terpsichore Dance Company; It is Billings’ first contemporary dance company, established in 2010. Currently the company is preparing for a fifth season show at Babcock Theater. They are a non-profit organization, with ambitions to further contemporary dance in the Billings community and surrounding communities.

The von Trapps ; Yes these are the great-grand children of Captain von Trapp. (Made even more famous by "The Sound of Music".) They may travel the world but they call Montana home. And all four of them, Melanie, Sofia, Justin, and Amanda have wonderful melodic voices. And when they get together...