Make it Missoula Monday | Week of Feb 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 2/22

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (BSDFF) is in full swing this week. Here are just a smattering of the documentaries showing on Monday 2/22.  The Festival continues throughout the week (Feb. 19-28). Check the BSDFF website for additional shows and venues.

BSDFF: Makoshika (FILM) at the Crystal Theatre
12PM
Description: Jessica Jane Hart, 2015, 50 minutes World Premiere: The rugged badlands crossing Montana and North Dakota have seen dramatic economic booms and equally devastating busts, from the homesteading days to waves of explosive oil development. Makoshika weaves stories of diverse communities and intriguing characters experiencing today’s oil boom, while looking to its history to understand this fascinating region.
All Ages
515 S Higgins Ave.

BSDFF: Following Kina (FILM) at the UC Theater, University of Montana
12PM
Description: 90 minutes: Presentation – Christine Wilcox Holmes was a founding member of what is now known as The Representation Project (formerly MissRepresentation.org). She will discuss how the documentary film Miss Representation became a catalyst for social change and how content can spark movements and social engagement. Speaker: Christine Wilcox Holmes
All Ages
32 Campus Dr.

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Following Kina at the UC Theater, U of M, 2/22 atNoon.

BSDFF: Doc Shop: The Making of Miss Representation (FILM) at the Wilma Theatre
12:30PM
Description: Sonia Goldenberg, 2015, 63 minutes World Premiere: When Kina Malpartida won her title as the first Peruvian World Boxing Champion, the country was struck by a female boxing fever. Inspired by her, two young women fight against all odds to sustain a dream and become the next champion. Without any official support, they are driven by passion and perseverance to succeed in a totally male-dominated sport.
All Ages
131 S Higgins Ave.

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The Fight to Follow (BSDFF) 8/22 at 8PM at the Top HatLounge

BSDFF: The Fight to Follow (FILM) at the Top Hat Lounge
8PM
Description: Ajax Broome, Chris Richardson, 2015, 59 minutes World Premiere: In a time where music is virtually free, former Soul Asylum sideman, George McKelvey struggles to make a living as a full-time musician. Still gigging in the dive bars of a once vibrant Minneapolis music scene, George is torn between a full time day job, fatherhood, and recording a solo project with longtime friend and super producer John Fields. In The Fight to Follow his heart, can George survive long enough to find relevance?

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

Tuesday 2/23

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Matisyahu at the Top Hat Lounge – Tues. 2/23 at8PM

Matisyahu (REGGAE) at the Top Hat Lounge
8PM
All tickets are $33 Advance; $35 DOS. General admission standing room only with limited bench seating available on a first come first served basis.
18+
134 W Front St.

Wednesday 2/24

Beargrass

Beargrass at Great Burn Brewing 2/24 at6PM

Beargrass (BLUEGRASS) at Great Burn Brewing
6PM

Description: 
Beargrass is the newest addition to Montana’s bluegrass scene. Beargrass combines the style of traditional bluegrass like that of Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers, Del McCoury, etc. with new grass influences from artists like The Infamous String Dusters, Punch Brothers and non-bluegrass influences as well. Beargrass performs a host of instrumental tunes, classic bluegrass songs and original tunes.
All Ages
2230 McDonald Ave.

Community Open Mic (ACOUSTIC/JAM) at the Starving Artist Cafe & Art Gallery
6PM
All Ages
3020 S Reserve St.

Thursday 2/25

Aran Buzzas (FOLK) at Lolo Peak Brewery
6PM
FREE
All Ages
6201 Brewry Way – Lolo

Galactic | Into the Deep Tour 2016 (FUNK) at the Wilma Theatre
8PM
Tickets: $22 ADV; $25 DOS
131 S Higgins Ave.

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Lydia Loveless LIVE 2/25 at 8PM at the Top HatLounge

BSDFF: Lydia Loveless LIVE performance (COUNTRY) at the Top Hat Lounge
8PM
Description: Enjoy the melodic siren of Alt-country queen Lydia Loveless live in concert on Thursday February 25th. Lydia is featured in Gorman Bechard’s new documentary WHO IS LYDIA LOVELESS?
All Ages
134 W Front St.

Cleargrain (COUNTRY) at the Sunrise Saloon
8PM
21+
1805 Regent St.

Friday 2/26

Andre Floyd (BLUES/WINE TASTING) at Ten Spoon Vineyard & Winery
4-9PM
Description: The modern synthesis. A contemporary approach to chamber jazz featuring originals, novel interpretations of standards and the current American songbook.
All Ages
4175 Rattlesnake Dr.

Megan Makeever (R&B) at the Montana Distillery
6PM
All Ages
631 Woody St.

Gladys Friday (FUNK) at the Union Club
9:30PM
All Ages
208 E Main St.

The Sasha Bell Band/Gerygone & Twig / Ancient Forest (ROCK/FOLK) at the Palace
10PM
No Cover
21+
147 W Broadway

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