Make it Missoula Monday | Week of August 24

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 8/24

Raising the Dead (ROCK) at the Top Hat Lounge
Description: Every Monday from 5 PM to 7 PM, the Top Hat will host Missoula Deadheads for two hours of live Dead music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. The two hours will be curated by local Dead experts.
All Ages
134 W Front St.

Tuesday 8/25

Irish Traditional Music with the Cracers (FOLK) at Imagine Nation Brewing Co.
The Craicers play their weekly Tuesday session of Irish traditional music. Bring a friend, grab a glass of artisan locally-made beer, and soak up the good energy of some of Montana’s finest traditional Irish musicians.
All Ages
1151 W Broadway

Wednesday 8/26


Out to Lunch – LAST OF THE SEASON (EVENT) at Caras Park
11:30 am
All Ages
Caras Park

Jazz Night – TRio Noir (JAZZ) at the Top Hat Lounge
Description: Most Wednesday’s, the Top Hat Lounge hosts various local and regional Jazz Artists to play our Jazz Night. Music starts at 7PM and last until approximately 9PM. We host everything from traditional, to modern, to Gypsy Jazz. Join us for dinner or drinks while listening to some great music.
All Ages
134 W. Main


GhostBusters plays at the Roxy Theatre on Wed 8/26 at 8PM.

Ghostbusters (FILM) at the Roxy Theatre
Description: Murray Me concludes with the thrilling and ridiculous classic ghost story. After the members of a team of scientists (Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become “ghostbusters” to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction.
All Ages
718 S Higgins Ave.

Thursday 8/27

Mary Place and Blue Moon (BLUES) at The Union Club
5:30 PM
All Ages
208 E. Main St.


Kenn James Miller Band Plays the Top Hat Lounge on Thurs. 8/27 at 9:30PM

Kenny James Miller Band (BLUES) at the Top Hat Lounge

Description: The Kenny James Miller Band is an all-original Northwest US Regional Rock/Blues band located in Montana. A trio of professional, accomplished musicians capable of opening or sharing a stage with any top band.

KJMB received the Inland Empire Blues Society 2011, “Best New Blues Band” Award; Mark Cornett received “Best Blues Bass Player, IEBS Awards, 2012 and 2013; Winners of the Spokane, WA Regional Semi-Final Competition for the 2011 Blues Foundation’s International Blues Challenge; Shared the stage with Robin Trower in 2011 and many other National Bands; “Can’t You Hear Me” was chosen to be aired on Blues Deluxe Radio, a nationally syndicated radio show. KJMB has been chosen to perform in a Montana PBS program, “11th and Grant” will air sometime between February and May 2015.
134 W Front St.

Friday 8/28

River City Roots Festival (EVENT/MUSIC) at Downtown Missoula at the Main Stage/Caras Park
-Deadwinter Caprtners (COUNTRY ) Main Stage at 2:3o
-Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys (BLUEGRASS) at 4:30
-Clinton Fearon (REGGAE) at 6:30 (Main Stage)
-Goose Creek Symphony (COUNTRY) at 8:30

The Misfotune Tellers (ROCK/ROCKABILLY) at Stage 112
112 N Pattee

Saturday 8/29

River City Roots Festival (EVENT/MUSIC) at Downtown Missoula at the Main Stage/Caras Park
-The Whizpops (MISC) Main Stage at 12:3o 
-Two Bit Fanks (BLUEGRASS) at 2:30 
-The Lil Smokies (BLUEGRASS) at 4:30 
-Hot Buttered Rum (BLUEGRASS) at 6:30 
-Acoustic Syndicate (BLUEGRASS) at 8:30 

Missoula Farmers Market/Clark Fork Market (EVENT) at Downtown Missoula
Market Hours:
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.