Summer Dates for Hellgate Drumline and Marching Band – SUMMER 2017!!
Drumline TIMES
Monday, August 7 10 AM – 12 NOON
Tuesday, August 8 12 NOON to 1:30 (at Hellgate)
Wednesday, August 9 – Saturday, August 12: 12 NOON (at Fair)
Monday, August 21 10 AM – 12 NOON (lunch provided)
Tuesday, August 22 10 AM – 2PM w/FULL BAND (lunch provided)
Wednesday, August 23 10 AM – 2PM FULL BAND (lunch provided)
FULL BAND (volunteer only for fair:)
Tuesday, August 8 12 NOON to 1:30 (at Hellgate)
Wednesday, August 9 we will meet at the Fairgrounds WEST entrance at 11 AM!
Wednesday, August 9 – Saturday, August 12: 12 NOON (at Fair)
FULL BAND –required:)
Monday, August 21 11 – 2 Leadership Team ONLY (lunch provided)
Tuesday, August 22 – 11-2 FULL BAND (lunch provided)
Wednesday, August 23 – 11-2 FULL BAND (lunch provided)

Hellgate Bands   2017-18 Performance Dates

2017-2018 Concert Season
The University of Montana Jazz Program is proud to announce a fantastic season melding jazz performance and education
SEPTEMBER 20TH - Marshall Gilkes Quartet.
International award-winning trombonist and composer will bring his All-Star Quartet to
Missoula for an evening of incredible music.
  • Marshall Gilkes – trombone
  • Jon Cowherd – piano
  • Matt Clohesy – bass
  • Mark Whitfield Jr. – drum set
UM School of Music Recital Hall
$25 General admission/$15 Seniors/$10 Students
Ticket information at (406)-243-6880.
DECEMBER 16TH, 2017 - 6th Annual "Holiday Swing" concert featuring JIm Rotondi.
One of the finest trumpet players (and a Montana native) comes to the Missoula Winery and Event Center for an evening of holiday favorites along with the UM Jazz Ensemble and friends.
FEBRUARY 14TH, 2018 - "Jazz for Lovers," featuring Greta Metassa with Clipper Anderson and friends. Join us for the swinging sounds of nationally recognized vocalist Greta Metassa along with her group including (Missoula's own) bassist Clipper Anderson.
MARCH 15-16, 2018 (Thursday/Friday) -The 38th Annual UM BUDDY DEFRANCO JAZZ FESTIVAL
  • REGGIE THOMAS (piano),
  • TANYA DARBY (trumpet),
  • ALLISON MILLER (drums),
  • MIKE CONRAD (trombone),
  • ERIK APPLEGATE (bass);
  • UM Jazz Ensemble and much more!
Always a phenomenal two days of music and education with some of the finest musicians in the nation.  For details and ticket information, please contact the University of Montana School of Music at (406)-243-6880 or email UM Jazz Program director Rob Tapper at .