Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Dec 14

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 12/14

Blues Monday (R & B) at the Badlander
9PM
21+
208 Ryman St.

Tuesday 12/15

Irish Traditional Music w/the Craicers & Friends (ACOUSTIC/FOLK) at Imagine Nation Brewing Co.
6PM
Description: 
Journey to the Emerald Isle without leaving the Big Sky. The Craicers play their weekly Irish Traditional Music session at Imagine Nation from 6-8pm. Bring a friend, grab a beer, and join in the magical vibe created by Irish music and pub culture.
All Ages
1151 W Broadway

Picking Circle (BLUEGRASS) at the Top Hat Lounge
6PM
Description: 
From 6PM to 8PM every Tuesday, bluegrass-oriented musicians are invited to come down to the Top Hat and jam in the raised seating area in front of the sound booth, Free, All Ages.
134 W Front St.

Wednesday 12/16

The Starving Artist Community Open Mic (JAM/ACOUSTIC) at The Starving Artist Cafe & Art Gallery
6PM
All Ages
3020 South Reserve St. Ste. A

Wednesday Night Brewery Jams with Geoff Taylor (JAM/BLUEGRASS) at Imagine Nation Brewing Co.
6PM
All Ages
1151 W Broadway

Joan Zen (JAZZ) at the Top Hat Lounge
7PM
All Ages
134 W Front St.

1123201533Untitleddesign1-lgThe Sound of Music (THEATRE) at Missoula Community Theatre
7:30PM
Description: Based on the true story of the von Trapp Family Singers, this beloved musical follows Maria as she leaves the convent to become governess to the seven children of Captain Georg Von Trapp. As moving and infectious today as it was in its 1959 Broadway debut, “The Sound of Music” invites you to share the hope, heart, and healing power of music. Indeed, this story will make you believe that anything is possible!
Tickets are going fast!
200 N Adams

Thursday 12/17

bestinshow-lgBe Our Guest: “Best In Show” (FILM) at the Roxy Theater
7PM
Description: We can’t imagine a better way to enjoy the holiday season than by watching three cinematic gems from the brilliant Christopher Guest. An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.
All Ages
718 S Higgins Ave.

Poetry Slam! (SPOKEN WORD/ART) at E3 Convergence Gallery
7PM
Description: 
The last one was so fun we must have another! In fact, due to popular demand we will be having poetry slams every other month until the foreseeable future starting NOW. Hosted by the amazing Old Sap, if you love competitive poetry, this is not to miss.
All Ages
229 W Main St.

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Good Old Fashioned (BLUEGRASS/ROCKABILLY) at the Montana Distillery
6PM
Description: Welcome back to the tasting room – Good Old Fashioned plays a mixture old-time bluegrass, folk, country and blues. The band showcases tightly crafted original tunes, soaring vocal harmonies and catchy re-created covers. They’ll make you stomp your boots, clap your hands, shed a tear, and always leave you wanting more.
631 Woody St.

Mudslide Charlie (BLUES/R & B) at the Top Hat Lounge
9:30PM
Description: 
MudSlide Charley creates a powerful and seminal expression of 21st century blues. With our soul firmly planted in the dirt of the Mississippi Delta, we weave together Blues, Hip Hop and early R&B into the fabric of our sound, to write and perform songs that exude emotional fervor, and joyous spontaneity. Simultaneously brash and playful these blues tell vital stories full of danger, longing, sexuality, and hope. Loaded with groove and Inspired by the patchwork of American roots music, MudSlide Charley’s brand of gut-bucket blues and ramshackle soul is as authentic as it is original and will surely make you dance.
FREE
21+
134 W Front St.

Friday 12/18

 

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Tom Catmull (FOLK/FOOD) at Ten Spoon Winery 
6PM
FREE
All Ages
4175 Rattlesnake Dr.

John Floridis Benefit Concert for Habitat for Humanity (ACOUSTIC/FUNDRAISER) at E3 Convergence Gallery
7PM
Tickets: Suggested donations are $10, 100% of which will go to Habitat for Humanity
All Ages
229 W Main St.

nut2015a-lgThe Nutcracker (DANCE/THEATRE) at Montana Theatre (PAR-TV Building)
7:30PM
Description: 
Garden City Ballet (GCB) celebrates its 31st season with The Nutcracker, featuring 150 local performers — a record high! This is a true community event, with dancers from many local studios and the University of Montana. Professional guest artists, Nikki and Ethan White, will be featured in the leading roles of Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier. Full of holiday joy, fantasy and action, with a magical blend of Tchaikovsky’s music and irresistible ballet, The Nutcracker is a classic enjoyed by young and old alike.
Tickets: GCB cordially invites you to be part of our audience December 18, 19 and 20. Evening shows ($25) will be 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, and 6:00pm Sunday. Matinee performances ($20) will be 2:00pm Saturday and Sunday.
All seats are reserved.
University of Montana/Montana Theatre

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Reggie Watts (COMEDY/MUSIC) at the Wilma Theatre
8PM
Description: Reggie Watts is an internationally renowned vocal artist/ beatboxer/ musician/ comedian who wows audiences with his live performances which are 100% improvised. Using his formidable voice, looping pedals, and his vast imagination, Reggie blends and blurs the lines between music and comedy. No two performances are the same and to that end, “genius” is the word most often used to describe Reggie Watts. LA Weekly crowned him “the most wildly inventive new talent of the past five years” while New York Magazine hailed Reggie as “Spectacularly original,” Rolling Stone featured him as “Hot Comedian,” SPIN named him as “Best New Comedian” and the LA Times praised Reggie is “a superstar.”
All Ages
Tickets: $25-$35
131 S Higgins Ave.

Idle Ranch Hands (COUNTRY/ROCK) at the Top Hat Lounge
10PM
FREE
21+
134 W Front St.

 

 

 

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