Thirsty Street Brewing Company hosts their first Alive After 5: Thursday, July 6th

Alive After 5, Thurs. July 6, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Thirsty Street Brewing Company, 2123 1st Ave N, Billings, MT
Band: The Soul Funk Collective

This is the 20th Anniversary of Alive After 5, but even with all those years under out belt, the next Alive After 5 concert on Thursday July 6th is full of firsts.

“This is the first time Thirsty Street Brewing Company hosts an Alive After 5 and the first time The Soul Funk Collective performs at an Alive After 5. The excitement for all involved is palpable.”

Lindsay Richardson, downtown billibngs Alliance, Community Engagement & Events Director

Alive After 5 is an all ages event and admission for each Alive After 5 is free to the public. Those 21 and older wishing to consume alcohol must purchase a $2 wristband at one of the Purple DBA tents at the event. The weekly summer concerts takes place outdoors at a different downtown location on Thursday evenings from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm through August 3rd.

For July 6th’s Alive After 5 the owners of Thirsty Street Brewing Company, Jill and Shea Dawson, stayed consistent with their welcoming and collaborative reputation and invited their neighbors to get involved at their Alive After 5 concert. Attendees can enjoy Undammed Spirits‘ outdoor Spirit Garden and shop at both Rand’s Hats and Northside Pawn all during the Thursday event.

This week’s concert occurs near many downtown dining establishments such as Ohana Poke, Last Chance Pub & Cider Mill, Uberbrew, The Marble Table, and more. Pink Patties & Let’s Get Fresh are the two on-site food trucks. The new Downtown Billings 360 Video Booth powered by 406 Memories will be on-site for attendees to capture a free keepsake digital video memory with friends.

About the Band
The Soul Funk Collective is a dynamic Billings-based group of professional musicians who enjoy playing sweet, funky soul music. When this band hits the stage, be ready to hear the very best of soul and funk music from Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Parliament Funkadelic and many more!  

The V.I.P. Area
A special tented V.I.P. area with seating options, tables, free ice-cold water, and easy access to one of the event bar locations. Only twenty, $10 V.I.P wristbands are available for purchase each week. To purchase a V.I.P. Wristband ahead of time you can call (406-294-5060) or visit the DBA office (116 N. 29th Street) Monday through Wednesday 9am to 4pm. All remaining V.I.P. wristbands will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis each Thursday on-site directly at the week’s Alive After 5 V.I.P. area.  

Who Makes Alive After 5 possible?

Alive After 5 is coordinated annually by our team at the downtown Business Improvement District (B.I.D.). Valley Credit Union has been the producing (title) sponsor of the Alive After 5 concert series since 2019. Supporting sponsors include TDS Fiber, MariMint, Alpha Overhead Door, B-Town Vapes & Glass, Hensel Law, Stella’s Kitchen & Bakery, ClockTower Inn, Planet 106.7, Zone 96.3, Classic Hits 105.9, KSKY 94.1, KBEAR 98.1, ESPN 910, and Earth First Aid. Each series sponsorships help cover the booking costs of the many local, regional, and national bands in the line-up.