Around the Town: Helena-area arts and entertainment news published Thursday, July 15

{{featured_button_text}} Robert Earl Keen, Dan Murphy at Lewis & Clark

Robert Earl Keen and Helena native Dan Murphy will both perform shows at Lewis & Clark Brewing’s annual Block Party and Brewery Open House Thursday, July 22, through Saturday, July 24.

The weekend celebrates the brewery’s appreciation for the community and continual support throughout this last year.

The Block Party main stage will be located outside of the Lewis & Clark Tap Room, 15135 Dodge Ave. The Tap Room’s new outdoor event space is the expanded patio right off of Montana Avenue.

Robert Earl Keen kicks off the party with a paid concert on Thursday, July 22. Visit for tickets.

The free festival is Friday, July 23, and Saturday, July 24. Attendees are encouraged to reserve their free tickets online just in case the brewery is forced to limit crowd size. Tickets can be reserved at

Friday, July 23, a night of country, will feature performing artists Kyle Park headlining and a Helena favorite the Insufficient Funds band, opening at 7 pm. Saturday, July 24, features rock ‘n’ roll 5 to 11. The bands All Good Things, Ten Years Gone are among those performing.

Helena native Dan Murphy, a Helena High graduate, is

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