It’s Make it Missoula Monday. Each week, Trail 103.3 DJ, Craig Johnson shares his picks of the week for Missoula happenings. You can hear him discuss them on-air each Monday at 9:00 am. Here’s what’s happening this week:
The Delta Saints (ROCK) at Stage 112
Tickets: $10 Advance and DOS
112 N Pattee
Steve Earl & The Dukes w/ Mastersons (COUNTRY) at The Top Hat Lounge
Description: Top Hat Entertainment welcomes legendary songwriter and master storyteller Steve Earle & The Dukes with special guest The Mastersons to the Top Hat Lounge on August 11, 2015.
Tickets: are $35, or $30 in advance, and can be purchased at the Top Hat, Rockin’ Rudy’s and online. All tickets are general admission standing room only.
134 W Front St.
Aaron Broxterman (COUNTRY) at the Sunrise Saloon
1100 Block of Strand
The Curry Comedy Series (COMEDY/FOOD) at the Burns st. Bistro / B-Street Community Center
Description: Tasty Indian Curry and Funny Stand-up Comedy. It’s a killer combination that you do not want to miss. Debuting at the Burns St. Bistro, this fun night out features the deliciousness of Theo Smith and Masala Food Cart, and downright hilarious local comedians Zack Jarvis, Clinton D. Lawson, Becky Margolis, John Howard, and Michael Beers. Hosted and presented by Ethan Sky.
1500 N Burns St.
Jeff Scroggins & Colorado (BLUEGRASS) at Ruby’s Inn
Description: Jeff Scroggins and Colorado is a high energy, high mountain “bluegrass explosion,” that features the amazing banjo playing of Jeff Scroggins. Jeff’s fiery style and lightning fast licks have earned him many fans worldwide, and have left many a first time listener in stunned disbelief! It also features the award winning mandolin playing of Jeff’s son Tristan Scroggins. Tristan is also an accomplished songwriter, and his and Jeff’s original instrumentals play a large role in the band’s unique and energetic sound. The band also features incredible bluegrass vocals, led by the powerful voice of front man Greg Blake. Greg has twice been nominated for SPBGMA’s “Traditional Male Vocalist of the Year” award and his phenomenal bluegrass guitar playing has earned him 9 nominations and an amazing 5 consecutive wins as SPBGMA’s Guitarist of the Year!
4825 N Reserve St.
Patrick Sweany (BLUES/ROCK) at The Top Hat Lounge
Tickets: $12 or $10 in advance
134 W Front St.
Mary Place and Blue Moon (BLUES) at the Union Club
208 E. Main St.
BASEment Improv (COMEDY) at Imagine Nation Brewery
Description: Join us at Imagine Nation Brewing Co where Missoula’s HomeGrown Comedy presents BASEment Improv. Come join our local community improv troupe for a night of laughs, learning and spontaneous suggestions. This event Is FREE and open to the public. Come watch and/or participate in some improv games and skits! Enjoy a delicious beverage while you are at it, loosen up and join in on the fun!
1151 W Broadway
Ten Skip Stone (ACOUSTIC/JAM) at the Top Hat Lounge
Description: Folk/country/bluegrass trio focusing on original songwriting. Jacob Robert Stephens: Mandolin, guitar, vocals Eric Boss: Guitar, harmonica, vocals Jared Betz: Banjo, vocals.
134 W Front St.
Darci Carlson (SEA) (COUNTRY) at Stage 112
112 N Patte St.
4-H/FFA Livestock Auction at the Western Montana Fair (COMMUNITY EVENT) Missoula County Fairgrounds
Description: Come support 4-H and FFA youth, local agriculture and positive youth development. Attend the 2015 Livestock Auction.
1101 South Ave. W.
Missoula Farmers Market/Clark Fork Market (EVENT) at Downtown Missoula
Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 2 through October 31, 2015.
Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., July 7 through September 22, 2015.
Performers will be scheduled on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Market opens with fresh local produce, flowers, baked goods and coffee provided by over 100 vendors. Located in Circle Square (at the north end of Higgins Avenue – by the XXX’s) the market will feature early spring vegetables, bedding plants and a wonderful social atmosphere.