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:
Cash for Junkers (R & B) at Red Bird Wine Bar
111 N Higgins Ave.
First Folio MT: Romeo Juliet (FILM) at the Roxy Theater
Description: The University of Montana is pleased to be named Montana’s host for the “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on national tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library,” sponsored by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library and the Montana Museum of Art & Culture (MMAC). The First Folio exhibition will be on display in MMAC and open to the public May 9-31, 2016.
During this event, The Roxy will be showing films based on Shakespeare’s work. This week:
Baz Luhrmann helped adapt this classic Shakespearean romantic tragedy for the screen, updating the setting to a post-modern city named Verona Beach. In this version, the Capulets and the Montagues are two rival gangs. Juliet (Claire Danes) is attending a costume ball thrown by her parents. Her father Fulgencio Capulet (Paul Sorvino) has arranged her marriage to the boorish Paris (Paul Rudd) as part of a strategic investment plan. Romeo attends the masked ball and he and Juliet fall in love.
718 S Higgins Ave
Irish Traditional Music with the Craicers & Friends (FOLK) at Imagine Nation Brewing
1151 W Broadway
Megafauna (ROCK/MISC) at the Real Lounge
Tickets: $3 Adv; $5 DOS
112 Front St.
The English Beat (REGGAE) at the Top Hat Lounge
Description: Top Hat Entertainment presents ska/reggae legend The English Beat live in concert at the Top Hat Lounge on May 18, 2016. Tickets available at the Top Hat, online or by phone at 877-987-6487. All tickets are general admission standing room only with limited bench seating available on a first come first served basis.
134 W Front St.
Megan Makeever (ACOUSTIC) at Lolo Peak Brewery
6201 Brewery Way – LOLO
Violent Femmes (ROCK) at the Wilma Theatre
Description: The Wilma presents alternative American rock band Violent Femmes live in concert at The Wilma on May 19, 2015. Tickets available at the Top Hat, online or by phone at 877-987-6487. Reserved premium balcony seating, reserved general balcony seating, and general admission standing room only floor tickets are available. All ages are welcome.
131 S Higgins Ave.
The Brian Jonestown Massacre (ROCK) at the Top Hat Lounge
Description: The Brian Jonestown Massacre is a neo-psychedelic rock band. The group was founded by Anton Newcombe, Matt Hollywood, Ricky Maymi, Patrick Straczek and Travis Threlkel in the early 1990s in San Francisco, California. Their sound is heavily influenced by the psychedelic sounds of the 1960s, but also carries influences from shoegaze, jangle pop, garage rock, and lo-fi sonorities. Tickets available at the Top Hat, online or by phone at 877-987-6487. All tickets are general admission standing room only with limited bench seating available on a first come first served basis.
134 W Front St.
Aran Buzzas (ROCK) at the Highlander Tap Room
The Ruins (ROCK) at the Eagles
2420 South Ave.
Mudslide Charley (MISC) at the Union Club
208 E. Main St.