The noontime gathering at the Ravalli County Museum lawn have increased this year for the "Jean Matthews Tuesday at 12" free concert series in Hamilton. The weekly concerts started in mid-June and will continue until the week before the Ravalli County Fair in late August.

The July 3rd hour of music was provided by Naomi Seigel, who played original tunes on trombone, accompanied by "looping" on-the-fly recordings. She was joined by local singer-songwriter Jenn Adams for a couple of songs, too. Next week, July 10's "Tuesday at 12" presents the bluegrass stylings of the Acousticals, featuring Richie Reinholdt on guitar, Chad Fadely on mandolin, and Britt Arnesen on the "big ole doghouse bass." Also in July will be Susan Gibson July 17, Top House July 24 and Canta Brasil on July 31.

The concerts are an hour long and are free due to the generous sponsors throughout the area. The Ravalli County Museum sells popcorn, pop and water at the event.