Missoula’s Ska Punk Princess Aimee Interrupter Returns to Wilma
I remember when I first heard the band "The Interrupters." I noticed that the artist was signed to Hellcat Records, which I associate with some of my favorite bands like Rancid, The Transplants, and Dropkick Murphys. So I figured "This can't be all that bad." I dove into one of their first music videos for the song "By My Side." I was immediately reminded of Rancid. The front woman for the band had a Tim Armstrong vibe about her, so I continued on with the video. Then the lyrics "outcasts in a small town, in Big Sky Country" was sung, and I was hooked. I wanted to learn more about the band and its association with Montana.
In fact, in the same song "By My Side," Aimee mentions staying out late as a kid in Whitaker Park and hanging out on Queen Street in Missoula.
According to Wikipedia
Allen was born in Montana on February 2nd 1979. She has said that she had a "rough upbringing", and "ended up in a foster home at a young age and moved from school to school". Growing up, Joan Jett was a big influence and inspiration for Allen. Allen began singing in bands in Montana and moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 to pursue a career in music.
Aimee's rough upbringing is actually the inspiration for the band's latest album, "Into the Wild."
You may remember Aimee talking about her time growing up in Missoula when The Interrupters opened for Flogging Molly last year. Now, Aimee and the Bivona brothers are returning, as the Interrupters will be performing at the Wilma in just a couple of weeks.
Logjam Presents is pleased to welcome The Interrupters + Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls for a live-in-concert performance at the Wilma on Thursday, April 27, 2023.
Tickets go on sale NOW at The Top Hat, online, or by phone at 1 (800) 514-3849. Reserved premium balcony seating and general admission standing-room-only floor tickets are available. All ages are welcome.
Just looking at the current tour, mostly all of the stops are sold-out shows. Leaving Missoula as one of the only shows on the tour that have not sold out yet. Meaning you probably don't want to risk missing out on this show.