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Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Weekend Brunch | 9am-12pm

Johann Helton

 

Monday, February 8th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-7pm

Brandon Pritchett

Price: Free and open to the public

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-7pm

Moss Roses

Price: Free and open to the Public

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

The Boise Blues Society Presents Fat Tuesday:
Fundraiser for "Blues in the Schools" Program
 

Doors Open at 6:00pm; Show at 7:00pm

*SOLD OUT*

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Steve Eaton

Price: Free and open to the public

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Dave Manion & Bernie Reilly

Price: Free and open to the public

Friday, February 12th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Ryan Wissinger

Price: Free and open to the public

Friday, February 12th, 2016

 The Riverside Hotel - 2900 East Chinden Blvd, Boise, Idaho 

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Doors Open at 7:00pm; Concert 8:00pm-9:00pm; Dancing from 9:30pm-11:00pm 

General Admission tickets $25.00 at Boise locations: 
BURGER TIME DRIVE IN, 1273 South Orchard 208-344-3954, 
THE BUZZ CAFE, 2999 North Lake Harbor Lane 208-344-4321 
or Click HERE to Purchase Tickets Online
For further information, call 208-375-2651

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Modern Classics:
 Boise Baroque Orchestra
Featuring The Chimera Duo
 



$10 General Seating ($13 at the door)
$15 Preferred Seating ($18 at the door)
$5 Student Seating (general section)

Get an amazing deal by purchasing season tickets! $32 per seat (general) or $48 per seat (preferred) gets you in to all 4 shows. That's a 20% discount! Contact Stephanie at music.riversideboise@gmail.com or 208.371.9102 to reserve your season tickets. (Available until October 7th, 2015.)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

The Sapphire Room presents Modern Classics, a chamber music series featuring The Chimera Duo and collaborations with BSU Music Faculty, Opera Idaho, Boise Baroque Orchestra, and 208 Ensemble. Come and join us for a special fusion of Boise's top local musical organizations in Boise's most intimate listening room!

10/8/15 Modern Classics: Chimera Duo & BSU Music Department Faculty 

12/6/15 Modern Classics: Chimera Duo & Opera Idaho

2/12/15 Modern Classics: Chimera Duo & Boise Baroque Orchestra 

3/25/15 Modern Classics: Chimera Duo & 208 Ensemble 

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on February 12th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

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Chimera Duo is an english horn and harp duo formed in 2012 with the intent to perform small intimate chamber music concerts reminiscent of nineteenth century salons. Choosing two of the softest, most delicate orchestral instruments, the duo is uniquely suited for this purpose. Whimsical, romantic and atmospheric works shape the ensemble's repertoire.

Lindsay Edwards is the acting Principal English Horn in the Hawaii Symphony. She also holds the english horn chair with the Boise Philharmonic and is Principal Oboe of the Boise Baroque Orchestra and the Opera Idaho Orchestra. She has traveled the world extensively as a member of The World Orchestra. In her free time Lindsay enjoys playing with her pekingese named Wolfgang.

Matthew is the Principal Harpist with the Boise Philharmonic and Opera Idaho and is a permanent substitute harpist with the Utah Symphony, Grand Teton Music Festival, Seattle Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and Anchorage Symphony. Matthew has previously served as Acting Principal Harpist with the Utah Symphony/Utah Opera for the 2013/2014 season. He is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard's Pre College. Matthew enjoys riding his bike, watching independent films, and playing with Lindsay's cute pekingese dog in his spare time.

 

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Weekend Brunch | 9am-12pm

Matthew Tutsky

Price: Free and open to the public

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Clay Moore

Price: Free and open to the public

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Doors Open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm
Price: Avail. with room package only

Entrance to Event WITH room Reservation Only 

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Weekend Brunch | 9am-12pm

Matthew Tutsky

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Blaze & Kelly

Price: Free and open to the public

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Weekend Brunch (Sapphire) | 9am-12pm

Ben Burdick

Price: Free and open to the public

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Love in the Afternoon with the
Ellie Shaw Quartet

$10 General Seating ($12 at the door)
$12 Preferred Seating ($15 at the door)

Doors at 3pm, Show at 4pm

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone

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The Sapphire Room presents a Matinee performance “Love in the Afternoon” , celebrating the great love longs of the 1940’s.  This swinging quartet is fronted by the phenomenal jazz violinist and vocalist Miss Ellie Shaw.  Ellie’s natural talent and respect for the genre are apparent the minute she steps onto the stage.  This talented quartet brings to life the sounds of Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and many of your other favorites. Rounding out their sound is Camden Hughes on piano, Troy Ferguson on bass and Kiley Ruwe Shaw on rhythm guitar.   Last year’s event SOLD-OUT, don’t wait to get tickets for this year’s show!  www.ellieshawjazz.com



Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on February 14th.

DOORS OPEN AT 3:00pm --  see you there!

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Monday, February 15th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Johnny Shoes

Price: Free and open to the public

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Ken Harris & Carmel Crock

Price: Free and open to the public

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Steve Eaton

Price: Free and open to the public

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Brett Reid

Price: Free and open to the public

Friday, February 19th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-7pm

Bill Courtial & Curt Gonion

Price: Free and open to the public

Friday, February 19th, 2016

The Idaho Jazz Society presents:
Sara Gazarek
 


Advance Tickets: $25 for preferred seating and $20 for general seating
Tickets at the Door: $30 for preferred seating and $25 for general seating

Doors Open at 6pm; Show at 7pm

Purchase Tickets HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone

Championed by some of music's most celebrated figures, Sara Gazarek has emerged as a strikingly original artist with limitless potential. With three highly acclaimed CD's under her belt at the young age of 30, Sara has been hailed by the LA Times as "the next important jazz singer," and "impeccable," by the Winnipeg Free Press, Sara continues to seamlessly combine the intimacy of singer/songwriter stylings with the musical and improvisational elements of jazz. Blessed with a gorgeous, translucent voice, excellent pitch, and supple sense of time, Gazarek is steeped in the jazz tradition, but is not afraid to embrace the music that moves her generation. Her newest CD, Blossom & Bee (2012, Palmetto) was released to rave reviews, as Nick Mondello of Jazz Times has noted "'Blossom & Bee' has all the beauty, bite and superb workings of a winner. It's as good  or better  than some recent Grammy-nominated or winning female vocalist efforts." Sara is currently on faculty at the University of Southern California, leading the award-winning vocal jazz ensemble there and teaching privately.

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on February 19th. 

DOORS OPEN AT 6:00pm --  see you there!

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Weekend Brunch | 9am-12pm

Johann Helton

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-7:30pm

Jim Lewis

Price: Free and open to the public

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Authentic Imitation 
Doors Open at 6:30pm 
Show Starts at 7:30pm
General Seating: $10 online ($15 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.
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Authentic Imitation returns to the Sapphire room by popular demand, to perform a new show with a huge variety of your favorite songs and artists.  It will be Authentic Imitation's imitation of a Valentine's "Love Songs" show, sprinkled with some rock and roll, swing, country, disco, their most requested songs, and some goofy songs that are sure to bring a laugh.  Great entertainment, dancing, laughs, and memories of the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's and beyond. This group features:  Darin Gere on lead guitar and vocals, Brad Carroll on drums and vocals, and Doug Davis on keyboard bass, keyboards, and vocals. Their show is family friendly and is expected to sell out, so get your tickets now.  This would be a perfect date night destination.  Authentic Imitation - performing original copies of your favorite hits by genuine replicas of your favorite artists

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on February 20th.


Sunday, February 21st, 2016

Weekend Brunch | 9am- 12pm

Johann Helton

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Fiona Luray

Price: Free and open to the public

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

The Idaho Songwriters Association Forum

  

Price: FREE and open to the Public

Doors at 5pm, Music starts at 6pm

Songwriters' Forum - The Idaho Songwriters Association

The Songwriters' Forum is a fantastic evening music lovers won't want to miss. The comfortable atmosphere and excellent musicianship have made this a favorite event for a growing number of songwriters and listeners - in a beautiful room where the music comes first and every seat is great. Everyone is welcome to this FREE night of music! Appetizers, dinner, and drinks available.

 

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Steve Eaton

Price: Free and open to the public

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Gayle Chapman

Price: Free and open to the public

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Swing is the Thing


Doors open at 6:30pm
Swing dance lesson from 7pm - 8pm
Dancing from 8pm - 10pm

General Admission: $10 online ($12 at the door)

Purchase Tickets HERE

Or call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone. 

Swing dancing in the sparkling Sapphire Room! Join us for live music, a dance lesson and dancing!

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages event.

BAND
Rex Miller - Keys
Troy Ferguson - Bass
Jim Scott - Guitar & Harmonica
David Gluck - Drums
Pamela DeMarche Scott - Vocals

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on February 25th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Credenda with the Dry Creek Drifters

Doors Open at 6:30pm; Show Starts at 7:30pm

General Seating: $10 
Preferred Seating: $14

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

The Sapphire Room presents a new an exciting series that features the Valley's young artists and their bands. Come support some of Boise's brightest up and coming bands in the beautiful Sapphire Room. 

With influences from Bob Dylan, Mavis Staples and jazz legends, CREDENDA is an up-and-coming Treasure Valley band with impeccable harmonies and original, soulful songs. Songwriting, harmonies and music at its best.

Barbara Bruton - Keyboard / Vocals / Songwriter
Daniel Bruton - Guitar / Bass / Cajon / Songwriter /Vocals
Anna Bruton - Guitar / Vocals / Keyboard / Cajon /Songwriter 
Catherine Bruton - Vocals / Cajon / Tambourine 

The DRY CREEK DRIFTERS are a Rock/Blues band from Boise, Idaho. Its members include MJ Shepherd on bass guitar, Luke Brodt on drums, Carter Fischer on vocals and rhythm guitar, and Oliver Tubach on lead guitar. The boys have been playing music individually for most of their lives and have been collaborating since they met at Arts West in 2012. Creating their own music is a collective process with the band arranging, writing and composing original music together during their rehearsal time. The Drifters main influences include a variety of classic rock artists, including Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Cream, and Stevie Ray Vaughn and various blues/jazz influences such as Howlin' Wolf, Albert King, Muddy Waters, Miles Davis, Art Blakey, and John Coltrane. The band brought themselves together two years ago, and have been under the instruction of Justin Nielsen. When not making music the band can also be found skate boarding, camping, hiking, and enjoying nature. The entire band currently attends Boise High School and together study jazz & music appreciation with Nick Clements. 

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on February 26th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

Friday, February 26th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Ryan Wissinger

Price: Free and open to the public

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

Weekend Brunch | 9am - 12pm

Matthew Tutsky

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-7:30pm

Patricia Folkner

Price: Free and open to the public

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

MahaVia Flamenco

General Seating: $10 online ($15 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)

Doors will open at 6:30pm and the show starts at 7:30pm.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

MahaVia presents an evening of traditional Spanish flamenco with singer J.R. Rivero, guitarist Derren Davidavich Crosby and dancer Julianna 'La Patita' Thomas. Featuring the beautiful dancer Kelli Brown from Off Center Dance, the lovely Natalie Gallegos from Carpe Danza Studio as well as special surprise guests! Come experience the magic and passion of flamenco! 

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on February 27th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Weekend Brunch | 9am-12pm

Matthew Tutsky

Monday, February 29th, 2016

BAR365 | 5pm-8pm

Joel Kaserman

Price: Free and open to the public

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

John Nemeth
March 2 & 5th


General Seating: $23 online ($27 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $28 online ($32 at the door)

Doors Open at 6:30pm; Show Starts at 7:30pm

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the shows. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the events on March 2nd and March 5th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

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The Sapphire Room welcomes John Nemeth back for 2 shows, March 2nd and March 5th! 

"You could swear he was freeze-dried in the 1960s, as the music has a driving, rock-'n'-soul punch that makes him seem spiritual kin to long-gone stompers Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and Jackie Wilson."

            -Jonathan Takiff, Philadelphia Daily News, Feb 2009

Boise, Idaho is hardly the place anyone would conjure up as a hotbed of soul music.

But for John Németh, it's where his love for the genre beganand the starting point for a journey that's taken him from his first gigs fronting a teenaged band to five Blues Music Award nominations in 2013 alone.

It's where this preternaturally talented son of a Hungarian immigrant gained his early chops on the harmonica, building on the style of rootsy heroes like Little Walter and Sonny Boy Williamson. Németh's first paid performance came in 1991, when he was hired to perform drinking songs for a pinochle luncheon held by the Catholic Daughters of America before setting his sights on the Boise club scene, where, for nearly a decade, he played seven nights a week at local pubs, taverns, joints, and parties.

After opening a show for Junior Watson, Németh was tapped as tour opener for the guitar great, a gig that took him across the United States, to Scandinavia, and into the recording studio for his 2004 solo debut, Come And Get It, featuring Watson. When Németh's girlfriend decided to relocate to California, he knew he couldn't lose her, so he packed up the house and traveled west. It was an astute move: shortly after his arrival, Németh was signed by Blind Pig Records to a three-album deal. He also earned critical acclaim placing him in, as Nick Cristiano of the Philadelphia Inquirer put it, "a cadre of young and relatively young artists such as James Junter, Eli 'Paperboy' Reed, and Sharon Jones."

"I learned a lot living in Oakland and San Francisco," Németh says, "from recording and performing with Elvin Bishop to hearing Jimmy Hughes perform. Oakland is like a truly southern city, only it's on the west coast. It wasn't until after I arrived that I discovered that so many great songs I love actually originated there."

In early 2013, Németh traded his life on the west coast to settle down in Memphis, Tennessee. He and Jaki, that girlfriend he followed to California, had married and started a family, and Memphis made sense for multiple reasons: It's centrally located for touring, the cost of living is inexpensive, and the river town is the historical ground zero for American roots music.

"I moved to Memphis because it is the epicenter for soul and blues," Németh confirms. "The wealth of knowledge runs deep in the instincts of its musicians and its studios."

The 2000-mile trek south was wild. Németh's 26-foot Budget rental truck broke down in the middle of the night in Flagstaff, Arizona, where he had to unload the entire truck and reload a new one on the side of the road. A scant two days after that, he was in Memphis and, as improbably as it sounds, in the recording studio.

Németh landed in the perfect place: Electraphonic Studio, home of producer and musician Scott Bomar, who composed the film scores for Hustle & Flow and Black Snake Moan and produced Cyndi Lauper's Memphis Blues. Backed by the Bo-Keys, Bomar's group of veteran Memphis performers who made their names backing the likes of Al Green, O.V. Wright, Rufus Thomas, and the Bar-Kays, Németh quickly laid down thirteen tracks that, as he describes it, "live in the style like I live in the style." The tapes from that session caught the ear of manager Charles Driebe, who took the record to Denby Auble of Blue Corn Music. The Americana/roots music label signed Németh that year, adding him to a roster that boasts the likes of Ruthie Foster, Gurf Morlix, and Steve Forbert.

Memphis Grease, the long-awaited follow up to Németh's fourth solo studio release, 2010's Name The Day!, embodies everything that sets this artist apart from the revivalist pack: it's innovative and unique while epitomizing the absolute best of the genre. It's a deeply forged amalgamation of scorching harmonica-driven blues and sweet blue-eyed soul ala the Box Tops or Roy Head, delivered via two fistfuls of originals and a trio of carefully chosen covers, including Roy Orbison's "Crying," reinvented here as a slow-burning soul number that matches anything that came out of circa-late 1960s' Muscle Shoals.

The album title itself is evocative of Németh's journey to Memphis. The soul-blues scene he fell into in the Bay Area is historically referred to as "Oakland Grease," and a pair of Oakland's "greasiest" artists, guitarist Lowell Fulson and pianist Jimmy McCracklin, journeyed south to record two of their best, if often overlooked albums: Fulson's funky psych-blues In A Heavy Bag and McCracklin's soulful High on the Blues. For Németh, Memphis Grease is a natural concept that marries the techniques he honed in the Bay with the intuitiveness that flows between him and the Bo-Keys.

"When it comes to more traditional styles of music, people expect to hear a tribute record. But you can get into a real rut if you're just doing rewrites," Németh says. "We're creating fresh music here. Our arrangements sound just like they would back then, but what we're doing is so much more innovative."

With the inter-generational combination of drummer Howard Grimes, guitarist Joe Restivo, Al Gamble on keyboards, producer Scott Bomar on bass, venerable soul vocalist Percy Wiggins singing background, and a killer horn section featuring Marc Franklin, Kirk Smothers, and Art Edmaisten, it's a collaboration that sounds completely effortless. Together, Németh and the Bo-Keys take modern soul from a simmer to a full boil.

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Lorie Line: The 2016 Solo Piano Tour

Doors open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm

General Seating: $40 online ($45 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $48 online ($55 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Lorie Line and her concert grand piano will be taking center stage all by themselves for 30 cities this upcoming February and March. This is Lorie's first solo piano tour in her 26-year career. She will be playing all the favorites and telling memorable stories that have made her music so special over the past almost three decades. Inducted into the MN Music Hall of Fame this November, Ms. Line is one of the most popular pianists on Pandora. Her music "spins" 1.7 million times a week to her faithful 760,000 Lorie Line Radio subscribers. She might also be the most published pianist in our lifetime. Don't miss this intimate evening of music where she will share it all.
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Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on March 4th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

John Nemeth


General Seating: $23 online ($27 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $28 online ($32 at the door)

Doors Open at 6:30pm; Show Starts at 7:30pm

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the shows. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the events on March 2nd and March 5th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

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The Sapphire Room welcomes John Nemeth back for 2 shows, March 2nd and March 5th! 

"You could swear he was freeze-dried in the 1960s, as the music has a driving, rock-'n'-soul punch that makes him seem spiritual kin to long-gone stompers Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and Jackie Wilson."

            -Jonathan Takiff, Philadelphia Daily News, Feb 2009

Boise, Idaho is hardly the place anyone would conjure up as a hotbed of soul music.

But for John Németh, it's where his love for the genre beganand the starting point for a journey that's taken him from his first gigs fronting a teenaged band to five Blues Music Award nominations in 2013 alone.

It's where this preternaturally talented son of a Hungarian immigrant gained his early chops on the harmonica, building on the style of rootsy heroes like Little Walter and Sonny Boy Williamson. Németh's first paid performance came in 1991, when he was hired to perform drinking songs for a pinochle luncheon held by the Catholic Daughters of America before setting his sights on the Boise club scene, where, for nearly a decade, he played seven nights a week at local pubs, taverns, joints, and parties.

After opening a show for Junior Watson, Németh was tapped as tour opener for the guitar great, a gig that took him across the United States, to Scandinavia, and into the recording studio for his 2004 solo debut, Come And Get It, featuring Watson. When Németh's girlfriend decided to relocate to California, he knew he couldn't lose her, so he packed up the house and traveled west. It was an astute move: shortly after his arrival, Németh was signed by Blind Pig Records to a three-album deal. He also earned critical acclaim placing him in, as Nick Cristiano of the Philadelphia Inquirer put it, "a cadre of young and relatively young artists such as James Junter, Eli 'Paperboy' Reed, and Sharon Jones."

"I learned a lot living in Oakland and San Francisco," Németh says, "from recording and performing with Elvin Bishop to hearing Jimmy Hughes perform. Oakland is like a truly southern city, only it's on the west coast. It wasn't until after I arrived that I discovered that so many great songs I love actually originated there."

In early 2013, Németh traded his life on the west coast to settle down in Memphis, Tennessee. He and Jaki, that girlfriend he followed to California, had married and started a family, and Memphis made sense for multiple reasons: It's centrally located for touring, the cost of living is inexpensive, and the river town is the historical ground zero for American roots music.

"I moved to Memphis because it is the epicenter for soul and blues," Németh confirms. "The wealth of knowledge runs deep in the instincts of its musicians and its studios."

The 2000-mile trek south was wild. Németh's 26-foot Budget rental truck broke down in the middle of the night in Flagstaff, Arizona, where he had to unload the entire truck and reload a new one on the side of the road. A scant two days after that, he was in Memphis and, as improbably as it sounds, in the recording studio.

Németh landed in the perfect place: Electraphonic Studio, home of producer and musician Scott Bomar, who composed the film scores for Hustle & Flow and Black Snake Moan and produced Cyndi Lauper's Memphis Blues. Backed by the Bo-Keys, Bomar's group of veteran Memphis performers who made their names backing the likes of Al Green, O.V. Wright, Rufus Thomas, and the Bar-Kays, Németh quickly laid down thirteen tracks that, as he describes it, "live in the style like I live in the style." The tapes from that session caught the ear of manager Charles Driebe, who took the record to Denby Auble of Blue Corn Music. The Americana/roots music label signed Németh that year, adding him to a roster that boasts the likes of Ruthie Foster, Gurf Morlix, and Steve Forbert.

Memphis Grease, the long-awaited follow up to Németh's fourth solo studio release, 2010's Name The Day!, embodies everything that sets this artist apart from the revivalist pack: it's innovative and unique while epitomizing the absolute best of the genre. It's a deeply forged amalgamation of scorching harmonica-driven blues and sweet blue-eyed soul ala the Box Tops or Roy Head, delivered via two fistfuls of originals and a trio of carefully chosen covers, including Roy Orbison's "Crying," reinvented here as a slow-burning soul number that matches anything that came out of circa-late 1960s' Muscle Shoals.

The album title itself is evocative of Németh's journey to Memphis. The soul-blues scene he fell into in the Bay Area is historically referred to as "Oakland Grease," and a pair of Oakland's "greasiest" artists, guitarist Lowell Fulson and pianist Jimmy McCracklin, journeyed south to record two of their best, if often overlooked albums: Fulson's funky psych-blues In A Heavy Bag and McCracklin's soulful High on the Blues. For Németh, Memphis Grease is a natural concept that marries the techniques he honed in the Bay with the intuitiveness that flows between him and the Bo-Keys.

"When it comes to more traditional styles of music, people expect to hear a tribute record. But you can get into a real rut if you're just doing rewrites," Németh says. "We're creating fresh music here. Our arrangements sound just like they would back then, but what we're doing is so much more innovative."

With the inter-generational combination of drummer Howard Grimes, guitarist Joe Restivo, Al Gamble on keyboards, producer Scott Bomar on bass, venerable soul vocalist Percy Wiggins singing background, and a killer horn section featuring Marc Franklin, Kirk Smothers, and Art Edmaisten, it's a collaboration that sounds completely effortless. Together, Németh and the Bo-Keys take modern soul from a simmer to a full boil.

 

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Boise Jazz Society: Tierney Sutton Trio

Doors Open at 6pm; Show at 7pm

*SOLD OUT*

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

SOLAS -- 20th Anniversary Tour
March 13th & 14th
Advance Tickets: $35 for preferred seating and $25 for general seating 
 
March 13th: Doors open at 6pm; Show at 7pm
March 14th: Doors open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm
 
Purchase Tickets HERE
 
If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone

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All These Years

2016 marks the 20th Anniversary of the quintessential Irish-American band, Solas. Formed in 1996, in a manner befitting their name (Gaelic for "light"), Solas burst onto the Irish music scene and instantly became a beacon  an incandescent ensemble that found contemporary relevance in timeless traditions.

11 albums later, with numerous awards to their credit, and more miles traveled touring the world to count, Solas will mark this milestone with an exciting new recording project and tour, ALL THESE YEARS. It is a celebration of a band that, from its inception, captured the musical world's attention and went on to become one of the most influential groups in the history of Irish music. ALL THESE YEARS sees Solas reuniting with all the members of the band, past and present, to record new material and embark on a year-long world tour.

Anchored by founding members Seamus Egan (flute, tenor banjo, mandolin, whistles, guitars, bodhran) and Winifred Horan (violins, vocals), who form the backbone of the uniquely definable Solas sound, long time members Eamon McElholm (guitars, keyboards, vocals), and Mick McAuley (button accordion, vocals) and newest member, the dynamic Moira Smiley (vocals, banjo), Solas is musically at the top of their game and continues to be the standard bearer not only for great Irish music, but great music in any genre.

Indeed, it can be convincingly argued that no band has done more than Solas to prove that Celtic music today is a truly universal musical language, like jazz, rock, or bluegrass. The band's sound is explosive yet seductively personal; timelessly melodic yet rippling with modern muscle. It can bring edgy urban hipness to ancient reels, and make songs by Tom Waits and Bob Dylan feel like they've been aging for centuries in the sweet old casks of Celtic tradition. Through fresh and unexpected arrangements of age-old tunes, compelling and topical originals and covers, and unparalleled musicianship, Solas continues to define the path for the Celtic music world and drive the genre forward.

From their early days with singer Karan Casey, to the present lineup featuring Moira Smiley on vocals, Solas' ALL THESE YEARS demonstrates the evolution of a band the New York Times hailed for their "..unbridled vitality", and the Boston Globe declared to be "the finest celtic ensemble this country has ever produced". Solas' 20th Anniversary Project celebrates their remarkable past while demonstrating why they continue to be one of the most popular, influential, and exciting bands ever to emerge over the past two decades.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see founding members and Solas stalwarts Seamus Egan and Winifred Horan bring the past, present, and future of the band to the stage, with a program sure to delight audiences with old favorites and with new material that lights the way forward.

Monday, March 14th, 2016

SOLAS -- 20th Anniversary Tour
March 13th & 14th
Advance Tickets: $35 for preferred seating and $25 for general seating 
 
March 14th: Doors open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm
 
Purchase Tickets HERE
 
If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone

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All These Years

2016 marks the 20th Anniversary of the quintessential Irish-American band, Solas. Formed in 1996, in a manner befitting their name (Gaelic for "light"), Solas burst onto the Irish music scene and instantly became a beacon  an incandescent ensemble that found contemporary relevance in timeless traditions.

11 albums later, with numerous awards to their credit, and more miles traveled touring the world to count, Solas will mark this milestone with an exciting new recording project and tour, ALL THESE YEARS. It is a celebration of a band that, from its inception, captured the musical world's attention and went on to become one of the most influential groups in the history of Irish music. ALL THESE YEARS sees Solas reuniting with all the members of the band, past and present, to record new material and embark on a year-long world tour.

Anchored by founding members Seamus Egan (flute, tenor banjo, mandolin, whistles, guitars, bodhran) and Winifred Horan (violins, vocals), who form the backbone of the uniquely definable Solas sound, long time members Eamon McElholm (guitars, keyboards, vocals), and Mick McAuley (button accordion, vocals) and newest member, the dynamic Moira Smiley (vocals, banjo), Solas is musically at the top of their game and continues to be the standard bearer not only for great Irish music, but great music in any genre.

Indeed, it can be convincingly argued that no band has done more than Solas to prove that Celtic music today is a truly universal musical language, like jazz, rock, or bluegrass. The band's sound is explosive yet seductively personal; timelessly melodic yet rippling with modern muscle. It can bring edgy urban hipness to ancient reels, and make songs by Tom Waits and Bob Dylan feel like they've been aging for centuries in the sweet old casks of Celtic tradition. Through fresh and unexpected arrangements of age-old tunes, compelling and topical originals and covers, and unparalleled musicianship, Solas continues to define the path for the Celtic music world and drive the genre forward.

From their early days with singer Karan Casey, to the present lineup featuring Moira Smiley on vocals, Solas' ALL THESE YEARS demonstrates the evolution of a band the New York Times hailed for their "..unbridled vitality", and the Boston Globe declared to be "the finest celtic ensemble this country has ever produced". Solas' 20th Anniversary Project celebrates their remarkable past while demonstrating why they continue to be one of the most popular, influential, and exciting bands ever to emerge over the past two decades.

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see founding members and Solas stalwarts Seamus Egan and Winifred Horan bring the past, present, and future of the band to the stage, with a program sure to delight audiences with old favorites and with new material that lights the way forward.

 

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Harlis Sweetwater Band


Doors Open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm

General Seating: $13 online ($18 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Or call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on March 18th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

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Most recently Blue Sky Productions NW along with the Boise Blues Society brought both Ana Popovic and Eric Bibb to the Sapphire Room for 2 sold out shows and they took the house down!  Now they are teaming up to bring The Harlis Sweetwater Band! 


Harlis Sweetwater Band is a nationally touring band that infuses Blues, 60s style Soul and Rock N' Roll to create their very own sound. Aside from headlining blues festivals and shows of their own,The band has been direct support for such artists as Jimmie Vaughan, George Thorogood,  Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Los Lobos and Walter Trout just to name a few. Harlis has been called "the best singer in any genre" by music critic Robert Kinsler of the Register, While Sugar Buzz Magazine had this to say: "From the heart, Harlis Sweetwater, you know instantly the real deal is upon you. This man knows the blues."

Both the bands albums appeared on ITunes Top 200 Best Selling Blues Albums with songs charting in the U.S., Ireland, Sweden, Malta and New Zealand Top 100 Blues Charts.

Harlis isn't just a powerful singer/guitarist who radiates soulfulness throughout his music, he's also an entertainer who draws the audience in, actually involving them in his songs." Joe Benson  - KSWD, Los Angeles http://unclejoe.com

"Harlis bellows with that great gruff blues voice with real religious fervor and he adds plenty of tasty guitar solos at the opportune moments and his band is tighter than a python necktie... Harlis is a kick-ass bluesman on top of his game." - Ventura County Star
"a mix of soul / rock and brilliant raw Delta blues".-Blues Magazine

"A high-energy mash up of soulful electric blues"-Blues Rock Review

"Harlis Sweetwater Band gives a nod to blues history while forging forward with their own hard blues style".- Blues Rock Review.com

"You can't sit still when Harlis is playing - I just LOVE this band!"  -AnneMarie, Blue Sky Productions NW

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Smooth Avenue: Springing into Spring

Doors open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm

Reserve your seats ahead of time:
General Seating: $10 online ($15 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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Smooth Avenue & Friends return to The Sapphire Room for an evening of blues, Motown, food, drinks & dancing. The Sapphire is the premier music entertainment venue in Boise and  is the perfect place to party with Smooth Avenue. Some fantastic guest artists will join Smooth on stage.

Smooth Avenue has sold out their past 4 concerts well in advance, so we recommend you get your tickets early! 

Smooth Avenue is a proud member band of the Boise Blues Society.

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on March 19th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Operatini: Yo-ho-ho and a Bottle of Rum!

Doors Open at 5:30pm; Show at 6pm

Ticket prices: $20 each or two tickets for $35

Tickets also available at the door, or by calling Merri at 345-3531 ext 2

Every opera deserves to be celebrated and what better way to do so than with a finely crafted martini? This is your chance to experience opera in a relaxed setting with great food and a specially designed martini based on the upcoming opera. The warm vibrant sound of a real piano will accompany the splendid voices of the cast of the upcoming opera as they serenade you with some of their favorite pieces from the opera & musical theatre stage.

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Modern Classics:
 208 Ensemble
Featuring The Chimera Duo



$10 General Seating ($13 at the door)
$15 Preferred Seating ($18 at the door)
$5 Student Seating (general section)

Get an amazing deal by purchasing season tickets! $32 per seat (general) or $48 per seat (preferred) gets you in to all 4 shows. That's a 20% discount! Contact Stephanie at music.riversideboise@gmail.com or 208.371.9102 to reserve your season tickets. (Available until October 7th, 2015.)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

The Sapphire Room presents Modern Classics, a chamber music series featuring The Chimera Duo and collaborations with BSU Music Faculty, Opera Idaho, Boise Baroque Orchestra, and 208 Ensemble. Come and join us for a special fusion of Boise's top local musical organizations in Boise's most intimate listening room!

10/8/15 Modern Classics: Chimera Duo & BSU Music Department Faculty 

12/6/15 Modern Classics: Chimera Duo & Opera Idaho

2/12/15 Modern Classics: Chimera Duo & Boise Baroque Orchestra 

3/25/15 Modern Classics: Chimera Duo & 208 Ensemble 

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.


Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on March 25th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

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Chimera Duo is an english horn and harp duo formed in 2012 with the intent to perform small intimate chamber music concerts reminiscent of nineteenth century salons. Choosing two of the softest, most delicate orchestral instruments, the duo is uniquely suited for this purpose. Whimsical, romantic and atmospheric works shape the ensemble's repertoire.

Lindsay Edwards is the acting Principal English Horn in the Hawaii Symphony. She also holds the english horn chair with the Boise Philharmonic and is Principal Oboe of the Boise Baroque Orchestra and the Opera Idaho Orchestra. She has traveled the world extensively as a member of The World Orchestra. In her free time Lindsay enjoys playing with her pekingese named Wolfgang.

Matthew is the Principal Harpist with the Boise Philharmonic and Opera Idaho and is a permanent substitute harpist with the Utah Symphony, Grand Teton Music Festival, Seattle Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and Anchorage Symphony. Matthew has previously served as Acting Principal Harpist with the Utah Symphony/Utah Opera for the 2013/2014 season. He is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard's Pre College. Matthew enjoys riding his bike, watching independent films, and playing with Lindsay's cute pekingese dog in his spare time.

 

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Chaz Brown 

Doors open at 6:30pm; Show Starts at 7:30pm

General Seating: $10 online ($15 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)

Purchase Tickets HERE
If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

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Back by popular demand after their Sapphire room sell out show.  Primarily a 60's and 70's band, Chaz Browne gets you dancing with their huge variety of classic favorites while keeping your eyes busy on the screen behind them that shows everything from vintage cartoons and commercials from the 50's to runway models slipping and falling.  Chaz Browne's show will bring back memories and have you cheering for more.  Fans are STILL talking about the visual effects and the great music from their first show.  This night's performance will also feature some special guests that will definitely get you in the dancing mood while at the same time, take you back to the late 60's/early 70's.  Bring the entire family.  You won't want to miss this event.  Chaz Browne.  Rock and roll.  'Nuff said.

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on March 26th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!


Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

The Idaho Songwriters Association Forum

  

Price: FREE and open to the Public

Doors at 5pm, Music starts at 6pm

Songwriters' Forum - The Idaho Songwriters Association

The Songwriters' Forum is a fantastic evening music lovers won't want to miss. The comfortable atmosphere and excellent musicianship have made this a favorite event for a growing number of songwriters and listeners - in a beautiful room where the music comes first and every seat is great. Everyone is welcome to this FREE night of music! Appetizers, dinner, and drinks available.

 

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

JIMMY WEBB: An Evening of Stories & Songs

Doors Open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm

Advance General Seating: $35

Advance Preferred Seating: $45

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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Jimmy Webb is an American songwriter, composer, and singer known worldwide as a master of his trade. His platinum selling classics include "Up, Up and Away", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman", "Galveston", "The Worst that Could Happen", "All I Know", and "MacArthur Park". His songs have been recorded or performed by the best including Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Judy Collins, Isaac Hayes, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt, R.E.M., Michael Feinstein, and Carly Simon.  According to BMI, his song  "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" was the third most performed song in the 50 years between 1940 to 1990.  Webb is the only artist ever to have received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration. 

Jimmy Webb was the youngest man ever inducted into the National Songwriters' Hall of Fame and is the current Chairman.  He also serves proudly as the Vice Chair of ASCAP.  He is dedicated to the preserving the rights and the craft of the songwriter. 

His book, Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting, in addition to being a good read, is considered a "bible" among musicians.  

Webb's latest CD, the critically acclaimed "Still Within the Sound of My Voice" (September 2013) features duets that punctuate the importance of this songwriter: Brian Wilson, Keith Urban, Lyle Lovett, David Crosby and Graham Nash, Art Garfunkel, and more.  It is the follow up to the 2010 release, "Just Across the River" featuring duets with friends including Billy Joel, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson, Jackson Browne and Glen Campbell.

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Boise Jazz Society Presents:

The Tony Monaco Trio

Doors Open at 6pm; Show at 7pm

*SOLD OUT*

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Boise Jazz Society Presents:

Kenny Barron Trio

Doors Open at 6pm; Show Starts at 7pm

*SOLD OUT*

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

 

 Ned Evett


Doors Open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm

General Seating: $18 online ($23 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $25 online ($30 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Ned has fired up his trademarked glass-necked guitars and is making a return to the beautiful Sapphire Room! Get your tickets fast-- last year's show sold out!

Ned's critically acclaimed album 'Treehouse' was produced by legendary guitarist Adrian Belew, and No Depression Magazine calls it "A layered, career-redefining success".

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on May 28th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

 

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

SUZY BOGGUSS
June 30th & July 1st

JUNE 30TH: Doors open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm

JULY 1ST: Doors open at 7:00pm; Show at 8:00pm

Advance General Seating: $28 
Advance Preferred Seating: $38 

Advance General Seating (MEET & GREET): $58 
Advance Preferred Seating(MEET  & GREET): $68 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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Grammy award-winning and Platinum selling artist Suzy Bogguss is one to constantly chase the muse wherever it may lead. She has covered Country, Swing, Jazz, Folk, Americana and Roots music with style and grace. The live performance of her last album, American Folk Songbook, has been lauded by fans, critics and buyers as "a show not to miss!" Suzy's appeal has never wavered and her fan base continues to grow with constant touring around the globe including regular appearances on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion tour and the Grand Ole Opry! 

2014 saw the release of "Lucky", Suzy's latest album and a heartfelt homage to the songwriting of Merle Haggard. "He really is the poet of the common man," says Bogguss of the man who is at the center of her new album. Some may recall she kicked off her career with 1989's "Somewhere Between," her debut album named after one of Haggard's early songs. "Not every artist has music that is as universal as Merle's. It's pretty heavy-duty stuff, and I think that's why to so many of us who sing and write songs, he's such a king among us." 

Bogguss dove deeper into Haggard's catalog, taking care to hold on to that original vision of finding songs that resonated with her not just pulling out and recycling the hits. The result is a modern record with a classic vibe, featuring jewels like "Silver Wings," "The Bottle Let Me Down," "If We Make It Through December," "I Think I'll Just Stay Here And Drink" and many more. Merle has given her the big thumbs up on this project and Suzy embarked on international tour to support the album. Rolling Stone magazine included her in The Top 48 Things We Saw At SXSW 2014 and said "She's as country as they come." She truly is an artist that knows no boundaries and always leaves everyone wondering what she'll do next!

Friday, July 1st, 2016

SUZY BOGGUSS

 

JULY 1ST: Doors open at 7:00pm; Show at 8:00pm

Advance General Seating: $28 
Advance Preferred Seating: $38 

Advance General Seating (MEET & GREET): $58 
Advance Preferred Seating(MEET  & GREET): $68 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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Grammy award-winning and Platinum selling artist Suzy Bogguss is one to constantly chase the muse wherever it may lead. She has covered Country, Swing, Jazz, Folk, Americana and Roots music with style and grace. The live performance of her last album, American Folk Songbook, has been lauded by fans, critics and buyers as "a show not to miss!" Suzy's appeal has never wavered and her fan base continues to grow with constant touring around the globe including regular appearances on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion tour and the Grand Ole Opry! 

2014 saw the release of "Lucky", Suzy's latest album and a heartfelt homage to the songwriting of Merle Haggard. "He really is the poet of the common man," says Bogguss of the man who is at the center of her new album. Some may recall she kicked off her career with 1989's "Somewhere Between," her debut album named after one of Haggard's early songs. "Not every artist has music that is as universal as Merle's. It's pretty heavy-duty stuff, and I think that's why to so many of us who sing and write songs, he's such a king among us." 

Bogguss dove deeper into Haggard's catalog, taking care to hold on to that original vision of finding songs that resonated with her not just pulling out and recycling the hits. The result is a modern record with a classic vibe, featuring jewels like "Silver Wings," "The Bottle Let Me Down," "If We Make It Through December," "I Think I'll Just Stay Here And Drink" and many more. Merle has given her the big thumbs up on this project and Suzy embarked on international tour to support the album. Rolling Stone magazine included her in The Top 48 Things We Saw At SXSW 2014 and said "She's as country as they come." She truly is an artist that knows no boundaries and always leaves everyone wondering what she'll do next!