Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Aug 22

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:

Monday 8/22

Britchie at the Redbird Wine Bar
All Ages
111 N Higgins Ave.

Howl’s Moving Castle (FILM) at the Roxy Theater
DescriptionA young girl is forced to toil in her parents’ hat shop and her only joy is in her occasional meetings with a handsome stranger, Howl the wizard. When a witch sees her happiness, she curses her to become old in a jealous rage. Ashamed and afraid, she flees to Howl’s magic moving castle. Will Howl see her for who she really is?
All Ages
718 S Higgins Ave.

Tuesday 8/23


John Floridis

Songwriter Showcase (ACOUSTIC) at the Roxy Theatre
Description: An evening of shared songwriting by four of Missoula, Montana’s pioneer and veteran independent singer songwriters. What has 28 albums, a Grammy Nomination, multiple “Best Musician” awards from the Missoula Independent, a USA Songwriter Grand Prize and a Northwest Emmy Award winning Television performance? The combination of singer songwriters Susan Gibson, Tom Catmull, Jenn Adams and John Floridis.
Tickets: $15 Adv; $18 at door
All Ages
718 S Higgins Ave.

Frankie and the Witch Fingers (ROCK) at Stage 112
112 N Pattee St.


Wednesday 8/24

Farmers’ Market at the Brewery (FOOD) at Imagine Nation Brewing
Every Wednesday until September, Blue Eyed Dog Farm and Cloven Hoof mobile butchery will be selling organic veggies and local meat, respectively. It’s a great time to have a brew, listen to bluegrass from Imagine Jam Society, and do your shopping for the week, all while supporting your local farmer, butcher, and brewer.
All Ages
1151 W Broadway

Imagine Jam Society: Public Jam (BLUEGRASS) at Imagine Nation Brewing
Geoff Taylor hosts the weekly Imagine Jam Society as an open forum for local musicians to jam together. All musicians are invited to bring their instrument and join the jam. Come along, have a brew, and see what kind of magic Missoula’s local musicians can concoct.
All Ages
1151 W Broadway

Out to Lunch at Caras Park
11 A.M

A fun afternoon filled with free live music, free children’s activities, and a wide variety of local food trucks.
Caras Park


Thursday 8/25

1st Annal Backyard BBQ Featuring Breaking Benjamin (MISC) at Big Sky Brewing Co.
All Ages
5417 Tumpeter Way

Fringe Comedy Cabaret (COMEDY/ART) at the Crystal Theatre
Description: Celebrate comedy with the Fringe Comedy Cabaret! If you love comedy and enjoy being entertained, you’re in for a great treat! Join us for an evening of comedy hosted by Jo Dworschek and Fringe Producer Michelle Risho featuring Pale People, Chris Sand, Cody Howell, Figment, Gingers on Ice, Sean Kirkpatrick, Evan Smith, and Word/Dance Productions. Set aside an evening for equal risk as audience members and artists.
For mature audiences only. $10 at door All proceeds go towards funding the Zootown Fringe Festival.
515 S Higgins Ave.

Keema & the Keepsakes (BLUEGRASS) at Lolo Peak Brewing
All Ages
6201 Brewery Way

Friday 8/26

Darrell Scott at the RIVER CITY ROOTS FESTIVAL (MISC) at Caras Park
Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Darrell Scott will be performing at River City Roots Festival on the Main Stage in Missoula, MT on Friday, August 26 at 6:30 p.m. Scott is touring in support of his album Couchville Sessions which released on May 13th via Full Light Records. The project has already been featured in The Associated Press, Garden and Gun, Rolling Stone and more.
All Ages
123 Carousel Dr. / Caras Park