Montana has one of the stranger events around.  The

Testicle Festival near Missoula.  It happens every September.Ingomar, MT


Billings, MT

Live Music-Railyard Ale House-2526 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101 (406) 867-2337 With the occasional Punk Show


Boseman, MT

Live Music

Filling Station Vfw-2005 N Rouse Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715 (406) 587-0585-VFW hall with occasional live music shows

Butte, Montana

The Pasty is all over town, a sweet or savory pie, but generally meat, potatoes and onions.


Joe’s Pasty Shop-1641 Grand Ave, Butte, MT 59701 (406) 723-9071-At Joes, you can get your pasties smothered with Chili and Cheese.

Freeway Tavern-2001 S Montana St, Butte, MT 59701 (406) 723-9083- cool old sign-Home of the freeway wop chop, a deep fried pork chop sandwich with pickles
Trimbos 43 E. Park St. Butte, MT 59701 (406)782-1700 home of the Jumboli-huge stromboli that feeds four

Ingormar, MT


The Jersey Lily Restaurant and Saloon Have an enjoyable meal of baked beans.  Open til Midnight.  The surrounding area has lots of cowboy stuff. 105 Main St, Ingomar, MT 59039

Missoula, MT

As another college town, Missoula, Montana local scene tends to revolve around the University of Montana.    Events are held at the University Theater, Adams Event Center and Grizzly Stadium.  For ticket info call 406-243-4999.Bars:
Mo Club Bar-139 West Main (406-728-3740)

Music Clubs:

The Badlander-208 Ryman St, Missoula, MT 59802
Phone:(406) 549-0235

Top Hat-134 West Front Street (406-728-9865)\

Dinosaur Cafe inside Charlie B’s-next to Zimorino’s Restaurant-424 North Higgins Avenue.  This bar is tough to locate as it has no sign and no published numer, but it serves cajun food til 11 pm.
Bridge Bistro-515 South Higgins Avenue (406-542-0638) Pizza
Oxford-337 North Higgins Avenue (406-549-0117) Very late bar eats like burgers.

Missoula Club-139 W Main St Missoula, MT 59802 (406) 728-3740, hand formed burger, horseradish cheese, bacon, booze or milkshakes, bartender is the cook. NO FRIES, Chips

Rockin Rudy’s-237 Blaine Street (406-542-0077)
Ear Candy Music-736 South Higgins Avenue (406-542-5029)

Misc. Shops
Carlos One Night Stand-204 South 3rd Street W.  (406-543-6350) Thrift store.
Joint Effort-311 North Higgins Avenue (406-543-5627) Head shop with a cute name.

Alternative Radio:
KBGA-89.9 FM

Alternative Paper-

Missoula Independent.


Polson, MT

Miracle of America Museum– 36094 Memory Ln, Polson, MT 59860 (406) 883-6804-From Roadside America “The Smithsonian of the West” has 112,000 items, including a Viking ship, a two-headed calf, a motorcycle made of wood, a KKK hood, and a winged monkey from The Wizard of Oz. 35 buildings full of stuff. – See more at:

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