Inaugural Bikes, Brews and Blues Festival - Aug. 17-19
Lewis and Clark Brewing's inaugural Bikes, Brews and Blues festival will feature free mountain bike shuttles, a tent camping area, live music, food trucks and award-winning craft beer.
Friday's entertainment includes Tinsley Ellis, Leroy Miller Band, Igor & The Red Elvises, Helena Blues Project and MSK Project. Saturday's lineup includes Mississippi Heat, Dennis Jones Band, Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch, Ethan Keller Band, Ten Years Gone and The Essentials.
The music festival itself will be held in Memorial Park with tent camping and a very limited number of RV camping spots available just across the street (with safe and easy access via a pedestrian underpass). For the campers, free showers will be available from 7-11 a.m. at Last Chance Splash Water Park and Pool in Memorial Park.
The free mountain bike shuttle will pick up riders at Memorial Park and take them to Helena's award-winning mountain biking trails. Helena is Montana’s only IMBA Certified Silver Ride Center and is becoming known as having some of the best riding trails in the country. For more great info on Helena’s trails visit BikeHelena.com.
The location also has playgrounds, a skate park, a BMX dirt track and lots of green grass, and it's an easy walk to the downtown area.
Date: Aug. 17, music starts at noon. Aug. 19, Music starts at noon
Location: Centennial Park and Memorial Park
Tickets: If purchased in advance, regular tickets cost $19 for one day or $29 for two days, and VIP tickets cost $99 for two days. If purchased at the gate, regular tickets cost $25 for one day or $40 for two days, and VIP tickets cost $120 for two days.
Campsites range from $30-$50. For complete camping details and rules visit BikesBrewsandBlues.com/camping.
For ticket sales and other details, visit BikesBrewsandBlues.com.