Saturday March 3
3:30 p.m. Live music: Telemark Tom at Scissorbills Saloon
3:30 p.m. Live music: Milton Menasco at Big Sky Resort’s Montana Jack
4 p.m. Live music: Griffin House at Rainbow Ranch
4:30 Live music: Kent Johnson at Choppers Grub & Pub
4:30 p.m. Live music: Lone Mountain Trio at Big Sky Resort’s Chet’s Bar
5:30 p.m. Fundraiser: Snowshoe Shuffle at Madison Base Area
The 14th annual Snowshoe Shuffle benefits Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter. Bring your four-legged friends along for a snowshoe up the slopes. Experience a snowshoe hike, après chili dinner and a raffle. The torch-lit snowshoe trail will start at the Madison Base Area and wind its way up and around through the Moonlight area ski terrain, then lead back down to Headwaters Grille. Please clean up after your pets! $20/person includes snowshoeing, goodie bag and chili dinner.
6p.m. Fundraiser: BSSEF Big Sky Ski Ball at Big Sky Resort’s Huntley Dining Room
Join Big Sky Ski Education Foundation for a buffet dinner, silent and live auctions, raffles, free beer and wine, and a cash bar. Babysitting services also will be available. Live Auction will be emceed by Missy O’Malley. All proceeds benefit BSSEF, a local non-profit, that’s kept kids skiing since 1993. Doors open at 6 p.m., live auction starts at 8 p.m. Tickets $65, available online.
7 p.m. Live music: Fool’s Gold at Gallatin Riverhouse Grill
Hailing from Ennis, these guys know what country is all about.
7:30 p.m. Live music: Edgar Meyer, Double Bass at Warren Miller Performing Arts Center
Grammy and MacArthur Award-Winner Edgar Meyer presents a solo double-bass recital, a rare opportunity for an up close and personal experience with one of the world’s great virtuosos. Tickets $19, $34, $49, available at www.warrenmillerpac.org.
8:30 p.m. Live music: Mike Haring at Big Sky Resort’s Carabiner Lounge
9 p.m. Live music: Lone Mountain Trio at Big Sky Resort’s Chet’s Bar
9 p.m. Live music: Igor and the Red Elvises at Gallatin Riverhouse Grill
Red Elvises started as a Russian group, playing what they dubbed “Siberian surf rock.” Since then the band has included musicians from all over the world, including the United States, Israel, Kazakhstan, Puerto Rico and Bulgaria—to name just a few. Time for Big Sky to become co-conspirators in rocking good fun.