Six-time 2010 Academy of Country Music nominee Carrie Underwood brings her "Play On Tour" to MetraPark in Billings Dec. 10 and to Brick Breeden Fieldhouse in Bozeman Dec. 12. Tickets go on sale May 7 (a day later for the Billings concert). She also performs May 30 at the Spokane Arena. Read more
Montana’s nationally known dog behavior expert, Susan Overfield, will be holding one of her popular “BOSS” Dog Clinics at her dog center in Vaughn on May 22. This is an all-day clinic, with dogs and their owners or other human partners. Pre-registration is required.
A groundbreaking collaboration between multi-platinum music producer Patrick Leonard and the Montana Ballet Company premieres at 7 p.m. May 14 at the Emerson Cultural Center’s Crawford Theater in Bozeman. “The First Day,” an original multimedia ballet, combines the talents of the Grammy-nominated Leonard with Emmy Award-winning student filmmaker Jennifer Grace and MBC’s co-artistic director Amy Stoddart. Read more
According to concert promoter The Knitting Factory, Los Lonely Boys have canceled their concert, April 21 at the Wilma Theatre in Missoula, due to medical reasons. The Texas trio were touring in support of their latest album, Forgiven. Read more
Tickets go on sale Friday, April 16, for Brandi Carlile's appearance in Missoula, 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Wilma Theater. The Washington stage-bred songwriter is touring in the wake of her third album, Give Up The Ghost – considered her most candid recording to date. Read more
Missoula reigns as Jazz Headquarters of Montana this month, with two festivals and an art exhibit celebrating this distinctly American genre. Renowned bebop clarinetist and part-time Montanan Buddy DeFranco lends his name and talents to the annual Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival April 23-24 at the University of Montana. Read more
Why focus on teaching behavior and not obedience training? The answer will anger obedience trainers, but here it is: Success. Every species on the planet teaches behavior first. When the young starts interacting with the world his behavior is monitored and corrected immediately. Read more