The Summer Concert is back – Saturday, August 19th, 2017!
~Join us to celebrate Philipsburg’s 150th birthday~
Philipsburg’s Outdoor Amphitheater at Winninghoff Park, 12p.m. – 5p.m.
Tickets available at the following retailers:
Philipsburg Brewery • Montana Gems • Back Creek Pottery • Snookies • Gem Mountain • Granite County Insurance
Early Bird Special: For a limited time, get two tickets for $50!
Starting July 1st, tickets will be $35 for adults (presale online) or $40 (day of event).
Are the proceeds of this event going towards a charitable cause?
Yes!!! All proceeds from the concert will benefit community activities and local charities.
What accommodations are available in Philipsburg?
Philipsburg is home to a variety of hotels within the city limits. There will also be free overnight parking for RVs available at The Sunshine Station near the town of Philipsburg. A free shuttle is available to the venue. Additional hotels and camping are available in the nearby towns of Drummond and Anaconda as well as Georgetown Lake.
What types of seating will be available?
Friends and families of all ages are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and umbrellas for comfort in the grassy terraced area of our Philipsburg Outdoor Amphitheater. This provides for excellent viewing, listening, and dancing opportunities while enjoying the event! Handicap seating will also be available.
Where can I park?
Parking will be available around the town of Philipsburg. Parking attendants and signage will help direct you to the best to parking areas. Free shuttles will be available (and will run frequently) to and from the venue to parking areas. Handicap parking will also be available.
Can I bring my own food and beverages?
No outside food or beverage will be permitted inside the venue. Food, beer, wine, soft drinks and water will be available for purchase, in addition to commemorative merchandise and musical artist merchandise.
Are children welcome?
Yes! Kids tickets are $15 for ages 7-12. Kids 6 and under are free!
Can I bring my pets?
No, only service animals will be permitted.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 25, 2017
Jim Jenner – 406-859-8001
jimjenner [at] mac [dot] com
Biggest Birthday Party in Montana
(Philipsburg, Mont.) – Historic Philipsburg’s 150th Birthday Summer will be highlighted with an all-day concert at Winninghoff Park Arena on Saturday August 19th. The Sesquicentennial celebration will be the eighth outdoor charity concert which has grown each year. A record crowd of 3,000 attended last August.
Organized by the Philipsburg Rotary Club, all proceeds from the event go right back to into the community for local projects and charities, according to Philipsburg Rotary Club Concert Co-Chair, Mark Ransford.
“Everyone had a great time and that is our goal,” said Ransford. “People love the venue and our little town, and I know this year will be a terrific concert .”
Artists this year include the original and innovative tribute to Johnny Cash: The Cold Hard Cash Show; local favorite Jeremy McComb and several of his hit songwriter friends from Nashville; and Shodown, voted 2017’s “Best Band” in the Missoulian annual poll. The event will be held at Philipsburg’s outdoor amphitheater, Winninghoff Park Arena, located in historic downtown Philipsburg. Considered one of the best outdoor venues in the state, Winninghoff Park offers concert goers a great seat on its sculpted grassy hillside, and also provides excellent acoustics and plenty of room for dancing. Concert attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and umbrellas for maximum comfort.
Gates will open at 11 AM. The festivities begin at noon and run until five PM. Food, beer (including micro brews from Philipsburg Brewery), wine, soft drinks and water will be available for purchase, in addition to commemorative and musical artist merchandise.
Free RV parking will be offered at the Sunshine Station. Additional hotels and camping are within minutes of the venue. Handicapped seating will also be available. No pets, except for service dogs, will be admitted. No outside food or beverages will be allowed.
Tickets will go on sale on May 1st at www.philipsburgrotary.org. Prices are $35 for adults, $15 for 7-12 year olds, and children 6 and under free. A special early bird discount of two tickets for $50 will be available until June 30th, or while supplies last.
To find out more visit www.philipsburgrotary.org. Follow the Philipsburg Summer Concert on Facebook: facebook.com/pburgconcert.
Learn more about past concerts here.
2015 event photos by Jordan Lefler