Resounds: Sarah Calhoun, Aaron Parrett

Jul 10, 2017

Aaron Parrett works on his foot-powered printing press
Credit courtesy Aaron Parrett

On this episode of Resounds: Arts and Culture on the High Plains, hosts Anna Paige and Corby Skinner talk with two enterprising Montanans who both have an ear for music and a heart with a mission.


In 2006, Sarah Calhoun started Red Ants Pants, workwear or women. She is also the mastermind behind the annual Red Ants Pants Music Festival in White Sulphur Springs. Her foundation helps foster strength and self-reliance in women in rural agricultural communities. Aaron Parrett is Helena-based musician, songwriter, author, professor and publisher of Territorial Press. His latest investigation into Montana history and culture is the book Montana Americana Music: Boot Stomping in Big Sky Country.