Keller Willams’ Grateful Grass

Amanda Shaw

Amy Helm | The Hillbenders | Laney Lou & the Bird Dogs | Drew Landry & the North Country Ramblers

Ashleigh Flynn | Off in the Woods | Cowboy Andy & the Salamanders



Produced by the Missoula Downtown Association as Missoula’s signature celebration, the River City Roots Festival has quickly risen to the top of Western Montana’s must-see-list.

Recognized as the 2009 Montana Tourism Event of the Year, River City Roots Fest draws more than 15,000 individuals to the heart of Downtown Missoula for a variety of fun activities and exceptional music. This two-day FREE festival features first-class art and entertainment for both residents and visitors.

With live performances on a big stage on West Main Street, a fine art show, entertainment for children and families, and a 4-Mile run through the heart of Missoula, Roots Fest brings a weekend of family fun to the heart of the community.

Get musically inspired to attend this year’s Roots Fest thanks to the 2022 River City Roots Festival official Spotify playlist thanks to our friends at Destination Missoula!

2021 Roots Fest Gallery

Thank You To Our 2021 Sponsors


Children’s Dentistry of the Rockies • Opportunity Bank • Mountain Line • HDR Engineering • WGM Group • DJ&A • Dorsey Whitney • Anchor Electric • Badlander Catering Co. • Grizzly Wine & Spirits • Good Food Store • DoubleTree Hotel • The Merc • RDO Equipment• Poteet Construction • Republic Services • A&E Architects • First Montana Bank • DCI Engineering