White Sulphur Springs Weekend

Mon. May. 1st, 2017

Seth Ward

Every so often the calendar sneaks in an unexpected 3-day weekend. The kids have Monday off school because...why this time? One of those made-up bank holidays. You know the type. They do tend to creep up. You can get the time off, but booking…

Ahoy! Pirate Party & Groovin' On The Gallatin

Mon. May. 1st, 2017

by Brian Ripple

Planning your summer adventures doesn’t have to be hard, the hardest part is knowing that there may be more than one festival happening the weekend you are looking to get away! From the Bridgers to the Gallatins to the Bitterroots, and…

A Walk Back in Time: Explore Montana’s Gold Rush Towns

Tue. Jan. 17th, 2017

by Sarah Cairoli

When the residents of Bannack elected Henry Plummer to the position of Sheriff in May 1863, they knew virtually nothing about him. They did not know that he had been convicted of murder and done time in San Quentin prison. They did not know…

Slayer at the Wilma with Anthrax, Death Angel

Sat. Oct. 1st, 2016

by Brian Ripple

Slayer, with Special Guest Anthrax and Death Angel, will join forces this fall for a seven week North American beat down.  The dates start in Cleveland on September 9 and will hit both major and secondary markets across the continent.…

Gregory Alan Isakov Visits Montana

Mon. Aug. 1st, 2016

by Alyssa Mavor

Montana, says Gregory Alan Isakov, is the best kept secret in America. While most Montanans in the Gallatin Valley are well acquainted with the notion, it was something Isakov had to figure out on his own. When he first began touring in 2002,…

The Braun Brothers Reunion Festival

Bringing Americana Music to the Rockies

Fri. Jul. 1st, 2016

by Pat Hill

For a dedicated Americana music fan residing in the Northern Rocky Mountains, there’s probably no better gathering than the Braun Brothers Reunion held every August in Challis, Idaho, 290 miles SW of Bozeman.The Braun Brothers Reunion…

Top 10 Daytrips from Bozeman for May

Mon. May. 2nd, 2016

by Heather Hume

  1 Natural Bridge Falls in McLeod Have a picnic lunch by majestic falls. Check out Big Timber‘s main street and the historic Grand Hotel (there’s also a great city park here with a replica of a Viking ship for the kids to…

Put A Little Gravel in Your Travel

Day Trips Steeped in History

Mon. May. 2nd, 2016

by Cindy Shearer

Did you know the little Montana town of Ringling was named after the world-famous circus family, the Ringling Brothers? Or that one of the brothers, John, who was one of the richest men in America in the early 1900s, started a ranching empire…

The Ultimate Montana Vacation Planner

Mon. May. 2nd, 2016

by Jerry Schuster

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, it’s time to plan your summer vacation in beautiful Montana. For the benefit of all the locals and friendly visitors trying to find some fresh air, here are some considerations when pondering where…

Red Lodge Road Trip

Mon. May. 2nd, 2016

by Sarah Cairoli

Maybe you think of it as the gateway to the Beartooth Highway. Maybe it is one of your favorite skiing destinations. Maybe you like to wager a little money on the pigs. Maybe you first heard of Red Lodge, Montana, when you read…

Interview: Gordon Gano of the Violent Femmes

Mon. May. 2nd, 2016

by Angie Ripple

AR: We are super excited to have you coming to Montana, I was wondering if you’ve been here before? GG: Oh yeah, actually I have family in Montana. We’ve played in Montana, but I have been making family visits for my whole life…

Put the Lewis and Clark Brewery in Helena on your Bucket List

Mon. May. 2nd, 2016

by Pat Hill

The Lewis and Clark Brewery and Tap Room in Helena is a Montana microbrewery located in some historic digs, and a great place to stop in for a fine Treasure State brew, a snack, or some live music. Owner Max Pigman bought what was then the…