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Live Music in Missoula, Montana


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.

Caras Park

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.

Dennison Theatre

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.

Draught Works

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.

KettleHouse Amphitheater

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.

Monks Bar

221 Ryman Street

Expect anything when you head down the stairs to Monk’s Bar. Hip-hop, EDM, metal, punk, local and from afar.

Ogren Park at Allegiance Field

700 Cregg Ln

Ogren Park, home of the Missoula PaddleHeads, offers a state-of-the-art concert venue when it’s not full of baseball fans.


322 N. Higgins Ave.

Plonk features live music on Mondays.

The Badlander

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 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.

The Wilma

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.

Top Hat

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.

Washington Grizzly Stadium

32 Campus Dr, Missoula

This sprawling outdoor stadium is home to the Montana Grizzlies and legendary concerts, from The Rolling Stones to Guns N’ Roses.

Western Cider

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.

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