Does a short week bring the weekend quicker? Lots of live music awaits us this weekend around the Valley either way.

Thursday, July 8th: Daniel Kosel & Madrona Road @ Stacey's Bar - (300 Mill Street, Gallatin Gateway) No cover charge. Happening 7pm to 10pm.

Thursday, July 8th: The Frozen Stepp at the El Camino Bar - (211 East Main, downtown Bozeman) Late night music. No cover charge.

Thursday, July 8th & Friday, July 9th: Pinky & The Floyd at Pine Creek Lodge (Two Nights) - (2496 East River Road, south of Livingston) 7pm to 11pm. Friday night is sold out. If Thursday still has tickets, they're available at the link above.

Friday, July 9th: Downtown Art Walks 2021 - Happening 4pm to 8pm in downtown Bozeman at various galleries and retail shops. Free to attend. Many businesses offer wine and light apps with live music along the way.

Friday, July 9th: Bluebelly Junction at The Korner Klub - Four Corners. No cover charge. Happening 6:30pm to 9pm.

Friday, July 9th: Jazz Night at Red Tractor Pizza - (1007 West Main, Bozeman) No cover charge. Happening 7pm to 9pm. Jazz on the patio with a rotating lineup of Bozeman's finest jazz musicians every Friday. Curated by Alex Robilotta.

Friday, July 9th: Cole Decker @ The Sac Bar in Three Forks - (5 North Main Street, Three Forks) No cover charge. Happening 5pm to 8pm.

Saturday, July 10th: Rory Feek & Joel Salatin at Music Ranch Montana - (4664 Old Yellowstone Trail north, Livingston) Starts at 7:30pm. Rain or shine. Songs, Stories and Sustainability with Rory Feek & Joel Salatin. Tickets are $40 and available at link above.

Saturday, July 10th: Devon Allman and Duane Betts of the Allman Betts Band at the Armory Music Hall - (24 West Mendenhall, downtown Bozeman) Music at 8pm. Tickets available at link above. Beer and wind included in ticket price. Limited number of tickets to be sold. (234 of a 700 capacity venue).

Saturday, July 10th: PermaFunk at Red Tractor Pizza - (1007 West Main, Bozeman) No cover charge. Happening 7pm to 9pm. Funk, soul, psychedelic, latin fusion grooves! Inspired by the creativity and passion of the 1970s.

Saturday, July 10th: DAILY CONFUSED & Halley's Return at the Haufbrau - (22 South 8th, Bozeman) No cover charge. Halley's Return starting the night off right at 9:30pm followed by a full set of DAILY CONFUSED.

Goosebumps and other bodily reactions, explained