First Annual Bluegrass Showcase

The Rialto Proudly Presents

First Annual Bluegrass Showcase

Fri · October 26, 2018

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

$12.00 - $15.00

This event is 18 and over

This event includes seating; however, it is not reserved and is first come first serve.

Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions section of our website if you have any questions prior to visiting the Rialto.

The Bridger Creek Boys
The Bridger Creek Boys
The Bridger Creek Boys are an acoustic Bluegrass band steeped in old-time Bluegrass tradition while pushing the genre with “Newgrass”. The Band mixes originals with covers of traditional bluegrass material (Bill Monroe, Dock Boggs, etc) and more contemporary artists (Greatful Dead, Steve Earle, The Band, etc). The Bridger Creek Boys have spent the past six years bringing their music to audiences in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado. The band was a finalist in the 2007 Telluride New Band Competition. They also host the annual Bozeman Bluegrass Festivals. The Bridger Creek Boys are Matt Broughton (Fiddle, Mandolin), Jim Dungan (Guitar, BLues Harp), Tony Polecastro (Dobro, Banjo), and Scott Stebbins (Bass). The line-up features an incredible energy and an outstanding level of playing.
The Dirt Farmers
The Dirt Farmers
Band members are Nate Fortier (mandolin), Kelly Hagerman (guitar, vocals), Bill Devine (dobro, vocals), Hans Swenson (fiddle), Suzanne Ford (bass) and Chuck Swenson (banjo/harmonica). Occasionally Ryan Totman will sub in on mandolin, and/or Silas Rea on Violin or mando.
Based out of Bozeman, Montana, The Dirt Farmers are a high-energy string band whose originals and unique covers span a variety of genres, from bluegrass to rock, from old-time fiddle tunes to punk, from alt-country to hip-hop. Their music appeals to all ages and demographics, is very dance-able, and can best be describe with one word: fun!
The Lazy Owl String Band
The Lazy Owl String Band
The Lazy Owl String Band is a diverse group of musicians whose influences range from gospel to blues to punk rock. However varied the influences, though, they are undeniably steeped in an old-timey traditional style. The group encapsulates an ethic of hard-driving, whiskey-drinking, and boot-stomping music with infectious energy that is sure to get you moving. The band's repertoire is heavily rooted in original material that pays homage to the tradition from which it is begotten.
Venue Information:
Rialto Bozeman
10 West Main St.
Bozeman, MT, 59715