On any given night, there is live music at 30 establishments in Missoula. Music abounds in our city. From the local performances on the streets of town to outdoor amphitheaters, small, charming venues to larger-scale concert halls, the venues in Missoula are part of our history and rooted in tradition.
Adams Event Center
32 Campus Dr.
Located on the University of Montana campus, the Adams Center has been attracting musical acts to Missoula since the 1950s. The Adams Center can seat up to 7,500 attendees.
Big Sky Amphitheatre
5417 Trumpeter Way
Home to the Travelers’ Rest Music Festival, Big Sky is an outdoor amphitheater that attracts big headliner names and is situated in a beautiful outdoor setting.
123 Carousel Dr.
Caras Park is the place to be in Missoula in the summers. Home to Out To Lunch!, outdoor symphony series, Downtown ToNight, and more, Caras park is central to Missoula’s music scene. Located by the river, this is a great place to revel in the full Missoula experience.
32 Campus Dr.
The University of Montana’s Dennison Theatre features a wide variety of music throughout the year from housing the Missoula Symphony Orchestra to hosting university musicals and everything in between.
915 Toole Ave.
This staple brewery has live music in the tap room most Thursday, Saturday and Sunday nights.
Imagine Nation Brewing
1151 W. Broadway St.
ImagineNation is a favorite brewing company in town who features live music consistently throughout the year. Enjoy live music on their outdoor patio during the summer months.
605 Cold Smoke Lane, Bonner MT
Just outside of town in nearby Bonner, the KettleHouse Amphitheater is an outdoor venue surrounded by the mountains that Missoula calls home and hosts Logjam concerts throughout the summer months.
221 Ryman Street
Expect anything when you head down the stairs to Monk’s Bar. Hip-hop, EDM, metal, punk, local and from afar.
322 N. Higgins Ave.
Plonk features live music on Mondays.
208 Ryman Street
One of Missoula’s longest running and most notoriously fun venues, The Badlander features bands and DJ’s. If you’re look for a nightclub setting, The Badlander is your place.
The Dark Horse
1805 Regent Street
On any given Friday or Saturday night, come into the The Dark Horse Bar and you’ll hear music. While the Dark Horse features many local and touring metal and hard-rock bands, all other types of music are played at this local staple.
The Red Bird
111 N. Higgins Ave.
Weekly, The Red Bird features live music. Grab a bite at one of Missoula’s finer dining establishments and enjoy live music from country to jazz.
The Thomas Meagher Bar
130 W. Pine St.
Known locally as “Marh Bar,” this classic Montana bar sometimes features live music along with their weekly specials like trivia night and community night.
The Union Club & Hall
208 E. Main St.
Get your groove on to local favorites like Joan Zen, Russ Nasset & the Revelators, and Cash for Junkers. This newly renovated venue is one stop for food, drink, pool, and some of Missoula’s most classic local music bands.
131 S. Higgins Ave
This iconic Missoula concert hall was built in 1921 and has recently been restored and renovated. This intimate, historic venue seats 1,063 listeners is known for attracting large-named headliners.
The ZACC Below (Zootown Arts Community Center)
235 N 1st St W
A Do-It-Yourself (DIY) and Do-It-Together (DIT) space, the ZACC Below is all-ages venue that features local and touring bands.
134 W. Front St.
This small venue and restaurant is a great place to get the feel for the local music culture in Missoula. With locals and touring entertainment and top notch food, the Top Hat is a Missoula staple.
501 N. California St.
Missoula’s only cidery features events throughout the summertime and live music performed throughout the year. Keep an eye out for Western Cider’s featured carnivals and MADE shows.