Wildlands Festival Adds Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit To All-Star, Grammy Award-Winning Artist Lineup

*The Following Press Release Was Issued By Outlaw Partners*


BIG SKY, Mont. – Joining the already star-studded lineup, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit will take the stage at the Wildlands Festival on Friday, August 12 at the Big Sky Events Arena, an iconic outdoor venue that sits beneath the famed backdrop of 11,166-foot Lone Mountain. The addition of Isbell means that four-Grammy winning artists will all play at the same venue over two days, bringing incredible music to fans in Southwest Montana.  This will be one of the biggest music events of the summer.   

“We are thrilled to have Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit round out our acts for Wildlands Festival,” said Megan Paulson, CEO of Outlaw Partners, producer of Wildlands Festival. “What an honor to have four Grammy-award winning artists perform on our stage across two nights in Big Sky. It will be a show for the ages, not to be missed!”

Jason Isbell has won four Grammy awards and has been nominated five times.  His wins include two Grammy’s for Best Americana Roots Song, “If We Were Vampires” and “24 Frames” and two for Best American Album, “The Nashville Sound” and “Something More Than Free.” Isbell was also the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum artist in residence in 2017. Isbell is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is known for his solo career, his work with the band The 400 Unit and as a member of Drive-By Truckers for six years, from 2001 to 2007.

Wildlands Festival, which takes place August 12-13, will feature Isbell and the 400 Unit, six-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, performer, producer and New York Times Best Selling author Brandi Carlile, Grammy winning and 15 million record selling duo Indigo Girls and music legend Lukas Nelson & POTR. For more information, visit wildlandsfestival.com

Outlaw Partners will be donating a portion of proceeds from the event to three Southwest Montana non-profits, all which focus on stewardship of the scenic and natural gems that surround Big Sky and Bozeman. The selected non-profits (Big Sky Community Organization, Gallatin River Task Force and Gallatin Valley Land Trust) all share the same ethos as the Wildlands Festival and its goal to bring attention to the wild and open spaces that surround the community in Southwest Montana.

Tickets on sale now only at www.wildlandsfestival.com.

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available; for more information, please contact ersin@outlaw.partners

About Outlaw Partners

Outlaw Partners, producer of the Wildlands Festival, is a thriving marketing, media and events company located in Big Sky, Montana. Outlaw-owned events include the eight-time PBR Event of the Year award-winning Big Sky PBR and publishers of the regionally acclaimed Mountain Outlaw magazine and Explore Big Sky newspaper. Outlaw Partners was founded in 2009 and is Southwest Montana’s leading publisher, marketing and events organization. For more information, visit theoutlawpartners.com.

About Wildlands Festival

Produced by Outlaw Partners, the second annual Wildlands Festival will take place at the Big Sky Events Arena in Big Sky, Montana with the iconic Lone Peak as the backdrop. This exciting music event will bring people together who have a mutual love for wild and scenic lands, outdoor recreation, parks, trails and the enjoyment of what makes this part of the world special. The two-evening line-up will celebrate the wildlands and incredible spaces that surround us, through music and personal connection.

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