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Thursday, August 25th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Ryan Wissinger

Ryan Wissinger has been entertaining Boise with his eclectic guitar music for over a decade, with a repertoire of covers spanning 8 decades and his own inspired compositions.  He's performed on Boise Song Talk and was featured by the Boise Songwriters Association.  He has written local favorites including "Idaho Polka" and "Walking Blue", and sings tunes spanning Abba to Zappa and anything between. Ryan frequently performs with many of the valley's best known musicians.

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: The Bourbon Dogs

The Bourbon Dogs are a two (occasionally three)-piece acoustic band out of Boise Idaho that plays their own versions of rock, country, and alternative music. The music they play is all the stuff that they love, music that should make you tap your foot & nod your head, if not sing along, or at least make you think, "Whoa, I haven't heard that forever. .. uhh, was that really Def Leppard??"  They play their own stripped-down acoustic versions of the music that we all love, and we think if you listen in, you'll seem to like it too.

Friday, August 26th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Music Box: Classic Country Tribute

Music Box is author/singer Kim Philley and fretless guitarist/singer Ned Evett. They began writing songs while living in South East Asia before returning to the USA to tour in California, Nevada, and Idaho. Their music is a blend of classic and alt country with strong harmonies and lyrics.

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Andrew Hove

Andrew Hove was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. While attending college in Connecticut, he fronted a 90s-rock cover band, a Blink-182 cover band, a “Billboard’s Top 40″ cover band, and played independently. After graduating in 2015, he shipped off to Idaho. Now a permanent resident of Boise, he plays all around town. When he’s not playing music, you can catch him floating on the river, biking through the foothills, or on the baseball field.

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Sweet Briar

A fun country rock band, with two female vocalists & two male,  covering a wide range of styles & artists. Mike Carroll - guitar & vocals, Stephanie Barnes - bass & vocals, Jamie Robb - vocals, Aaron White - drums & vocals  FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT http://www.sweetbriarrocks.com/

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Matthew Tutsky

Harpist Matthew Tutsky will perform from 9am to 12pm on our lobby stage during our Signature Weekend Brunch Buffet. Music is free.

For more information on the weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information on Matthew Tutsky, visit: http://www.matthewtutsky.com/

 

   

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Patricia Folkner

Patricia Folkner, of Boise, Idaho, is an accomplished guitarist/singer who blends jazz and folk into her own unique style and sound—a sound that keeps listeners engrossed. She’s a guitarist, not just a player, with chops that most guys envy. And her vocals….clear and beautiful. Pat is the antithesis of the raw, edgy, angst-ridden singer/songwriter. Her playing and singing can be summed up as “smooth and sophisticated”, and, as many a fan has stated, she’s “very, very easy on the ears”.  

   

Sandbar 11am-1pm: Tom Taylor

Tom Taylor is a singer-songwriter from Boise Idaho who has won the $100,000 Star Search competition. He has also been signed to Modern/Atlantic records, recorded 5 full length original CD's and performed as the opening act for artists such as Cheap Trick, Aaron Neville, Vast, Mute Math, Lisa Lobe and Lucas Nelson. Tom's dynamic vocal, guitar, and uplifting original songs are influenced by the Singer-Songwriter, rock, pop, and British invasion genres. Tom also performs medleys of modern and classic cover songs in an acoustic setting by artists such as the Beatles, Neil Diamond, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Chris Isaak, and Johnny Cash. 

   

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Limehouse

Limehouse's music is based around a "feel-good" swing groove reached through an eclectic mix of music ranging from a wide variety of genres, including jazz standards, folk ballads and country. 

    

Sandbar 6am-9pm: Coberly, Town & Day

James Coberly Smith, LeAnne Town & Deborah Day (Coberly, Town & Day)
just love singing harmony and performing together. They will be doing
60's & 70's songs along with some originals during their summer shows.
Come join the fun!

 

 


Saturday, August 27th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | I-ACT 1st Annual FUNdraiser- Come to the Cabaret!

I-ACT 1st Annual FUNdraiser-
Come to the Cabaret!

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

Join us for a wonderful night of entertainment, featuring some of the best
local talent! Featuring 'Performing Arts Experiences' Silent Auction Items!
Photo Booth!

All proceeds go to support the I-ACTFest Play Festival on February 10-12,
2017!

I-ACT is a registered non-profit 501c(3) corporation

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 August 27th.

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

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Matthew Tutsky

Harpist Matthew Tutsky will perform from 9am to 12pm on our lobby stage during our Signature Weekend Brunch Buffet. Music is free.

For more information on the weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information on Matthew Tutsky, visit: http://www.matthewtutsky.com/

 

  

Sapphire Jazz Brunch 9am-Noon: David Gluck & Friends

David Gluck is currently a Professor of Studio Composition at SUNY, Purchase College. As a founding member and percussionist of the internationally renowned Rhythm & Brass and Madera Vox, he has been critically acclaimed by such publications as the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and Downbeat. His music has been featured on the BET Network, NPR and in Jazz Player Magazine. He has 9 recordings on the Koch, Summit, d’note, Bear Claw and Skinny-Tie labels. He is published by Hal Leonard and Universal Editions and has recently co-authored the book “Rhythms of the Game: The Link Between Musical and Athletic Performance ” with former New York Yankee, Bernie Williams and Dr. Robert Thompson. David is sponsored by the Yamaha, Zildjian and Innovative Percussion Corporations and has been a featured performer and clinician throughout the States, Japan, Thailand, Australia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Italy, the Caribbean, Mexico and Canada. He has had works premiered at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall and the Salvador Dali Museum, with a recent commission from the United States Air-Force Band.

 

Sandbar 11am - 1pm: Carter Freeman

"There is something to be said for a voice that compels you to believe it, and that's what Freeman has."- Pat Muir, ON Magazine. After touring extensively throughout the North West Freeman has developed a unique take on songwriting. He mixes the sounds of the old delta blues, Bluegrass, Alt Country, and Swing pulled from his original southern roots, all the while continuing to bring forth a taste of the modern in his performance, playing, voice, and lyrics. Definitely a show to catch when he passes through your area!!! Check out sound samples and show dates here...www.reverbnation.com/carterfreeman1

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Andy Byron & Friends

With influences from Michael Martin Murphey to Gordon Lightfoot to Jerry Jeff Walker, this singer-songwriter delivers his music from the heart. The sound is country and the messages universal -- living, dying, lost love, found love, family, kids. This music is about what really counts in life. After a detour away from music for over 20 years, in 2007 ANDY BYRON released his first CD of original material called, "SOMEWHERE OR NOWHERE." The music delivers upbeat country to acoustic folk to driving country-rock with focus on meaningful lyrics. One track, "FORTY MILES TO SAN ANTONE," spent 12 weeks during the Spring and Summer of 2008 on the EUROPEAN COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOC. charts peaking at #70. On 9/10/07 he and his band, THE LOST RIVER BAND, performed for a packed house at their CD Release Party held at the KNITTING FACTORY CONCERT HOUSE in Boise, Idaho.

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: The VanPaepeghem Quartet

Enjoy one of Boise's best-loved jazz ensembles - featuring the beautiful voice of Shirley Van Paepegham

 

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Mississippi Marshal and Friends

Mississippi Marshall & Friends

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

Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm


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

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.

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 Aug 29th.

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

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Mississippi Marshall is a sho nuff real deal bluesman who's music is a collection of life experiences and is influenced by the blues legends he grew up around in the Mississippi Delta. Mississippi Marshall has been labeled "The Delta's Son" for years and his guitar and vocal styling are reminiscent of the Delta as well as the Texas searing blues styling.

Monday, August 29th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Gayle Chapman

Gayle Chapman's vocals are all you need to make your day complete, and she plays tricky little guitar licks that bring a great big smile to your face.  This lady has decades of experience and a bittersweet outlook on life, and it all comes bubbling to the surface as she plugs in and starts to sing.  When she asks what you'd like to hear, just shout out "Good Irish Girl," and sit back and be prepared for one of the best experiences of your life.  Then stick around, there's more to come!

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: The Mojo Boogie

Classic Rock that you can sing along with and some Funky R & B to make you dance. Tony Rheault - Keyboard. Alan Braga - Guitar. Linn French - Drums.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Idaho Songwriters Association Forum

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.

 

 

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Sandbar 6pm-9pmWilson Roberts

Wilson Roberts is an extremely versitile and dynamic solo entertainer who has performed in 45 states and 8 Canadian provinces. His unique style of "non-stop pop" entertainment easily moves in and out of easy listening, tongue-in-cheek humor, up tempo classic rock and roll dance music, and high powered crowd involvement.  

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Rob Harding

Rob Harding is a thirty plus year veteran professional singer, songwriter, guitarist who has played from Alaska to Florida.  He has played various genres including bluegrass, country, rock, western swing, focusing more on a jazz bent as of late.  Rob recently returned to Idaho after having spent several years in Austin, Texas where he played in several bands, sharing the stage with such acts as Asleep at the Wheel, Robert Earl Keen, Texas Tornadoes, Reckless Kelly, Ray Wiley Hubbard, Dale Watson, Johnny Lee, among others.  His recent CD is gaining international recognition and airplay.   Music is central to Rob's life and he invites others to share in the love of it.

   

Sandbar 6-9pm: Steve Eaton

As a songwriter, Steve’s songs have earned gold and platinum records for The Carpenters and Art Garfunkel. His songs have also been recorded by many other artists, including Glen Campbell, The Righteous Brothers, Ann Murray, and Lee Greenwood. Steve has received Emmy nominations for his original music written for PBS and has written music for the Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Some consider his song Idaho I Love You to be the true state song of Idaho. As a performer, Steve has performed in a variety of venues all over the country, and has been a member of several bands including The Fabulous Chancellors and Paul Revere and the Raiders. For more information, visit: http://www.steveeaton.net/ 

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: David Moss

Originally from Pocatello Idaho, I moved to Nampa, Idaho in 1971 after being adopted. From a young age, I’ve always found comfort in music and used to lie awake at night creating symphonies in my mind. In the sixth grade, I joined band class and played trombone, starting a musical journey that has lasted til present day. After getting my first guitar at age twelve, I didn’t realize that putting it down wouldn’t be an option. After a few early lessons I took to teaching myself to play many styles. Somewhere along the way I started singing. I’ve been in a few bands including The Decade Blues Band, SoundHawk and most recently RoundHouseAnthem. Now, performing solo and song writing are my passion. Music has allowed me to express my thoughts and feelings about life and living.

 

Sandbar 6-9pm: Bernie Reilly

Like countless other teenagers in America, Bernie Reilly learned the ways of guitar alone in his room by imitating the likes of Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens, the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Nick Drake, Jimi Hendrix, and most of all Neil Young. After a childhood of formal classical cello study, this "new" music was a breath of fresh air. Putting aside his classical roots he dove headlong into the world of rock n roll and quickly discovered his true calling...

 

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Billy Braun

Billy Braun has been a part of the Idaho/Boise music scene for over forty years. His guitar and singing style brings a fun blend of all of the great songs from the 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's. If you love the music from times past, you will love Billy Braun's music!

   

The Boise Blues Society & The Riverside Hotel Present:

BLUES ON THE BELT

LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT THE SANDBAR

all ages welcome | no cover

BLUES BEER & MENU SPECIALS ALL WEEKEND LONG!

FEATURING LOCAL BEERS ON TAP,  FULL BAR,

AND CASUAL GRILLED MENU

11AM - 10PM, DAILY

  

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 2PM-5PM: Brandon Pritchett

For more information Visit Brandon's Facebook page:

www.facebook.com/pages/Brandon-Pritchett/6359419983

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 6PM-9PM: Jeff Engelbert & Friends

If you’re not yet familiar with Jeff Engelbert, he was born and raised in Long Island NY, surrounded by music in the NY Metro area, began the guitar at age 10, and started playing professionally and touring at 19 in New York and New England. After moving to Tucson in the early 80s, Jeff led or formed numerous bands over the years. He’s opened for the likes of Dickey Betts, Kansas, Dennis Jones, Kim Simmons (Savoy Brown). The Outlaws and many others. He’s a 3-time winner of the Southern AZ “King of the Blues”, sponsored by Guitar Center, and 2nd place regional runner-up in the Southwestern US. His most recent band was Crosscut Saw, in Tucson for 7 years.

 

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am - Noon: Johann Helton

Master of classical Guitar, Funky music, Jazz, Folk. Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Acoustic guitar, 12-string, Electric bass, Upright bass...Come and hear guitarist, Johann Helton at our weekend brunch at the Riverside Grill!

For more information on our weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet For more information about Johann Helton, visit: http://www.johannhelton.com/

   

BAR365 5pm-8pm: *To Be Announced

*To Be Announced*

   

The Boise Blues Society & The Riverside Hotel Present:

BLUES ON THE BELT

LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT THE SANDBAR

all ages welcome | no cover

BLUES BEER & MENU SPECIALS ALL WEEKEND LONG!

FEATURING LOCAL BEERS ON TAP,  FULL BAR, 

AND CASUAL GRILLED MENU

11AM - 10PM, DAILY

   

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 11am-1pm: Jake Leg

Jake Leg blues band plays dancable blues selected from over 100 years of the best of this roots music. We pride ourselves on being true to the soul of the blues while putting our own interpretation on the classics. We also enjoy playing contemporary songs as well as a handful of our originals. As a band we have been together for about three years, but as individuals we are "well-seasoned" with close to a century of combined playing/performing experience. Our goal is always to get feet moving and let the audience share the enjoyment of the music we love.

  

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 2pm - 5pm: Blues Addicts

The Blues Addicts have become one of Boise's most popular live show acts based on their dedication to playing the deeper cuts by popular artists like Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers Band, JJ Cale, Dire Straits, Lyle Lovett and the Chicago blues legends.

   

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 6pm-9pm: Zack Quintana Band

The Zack Quintana Trio features 14 year old guitarist/singer, Zack Quintana.  Zack has played for audiences across the country and is the youngest member of the exclusive Brotherhood of the Guitar.  Learn more at www.zackquintana.com.

Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Jazz Brunch, Weekend Brunch & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am - Noon: Johann Helton

Master of classical Guitar, Funky music, Jazz, Folk. Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Acoustic guitar, 12-string, Electric bass, Upright bass...Come and hear guitarist, Johann Helton at our weekend brunch at the Riverside Grill!

For more information on our weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet For more information about Johann Helton, visit:http://www.johannhelton.com/

  

Sapphire Jazz Brunch 9am - Noon: *Artist to be announced

*To Be Announced*

 

The Boise Blues Society & The Riverside Hotel Present:

BLUES ON THE BELT

LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT THE SANDBAR

all ages welcome | no cover

BLUES BEER & MENU SPECIALS ALL WEEKEND LONG!

FEATURING LOCAL BEERS ON TAP,  FULL BAR, 

AND CASUAL GRILLED MENU

11AM - 10PM, DAILY

   

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 11am-1pm: Neighbor Dave

Corner Club Recording Artist Neighbor Dave is a solo acoustic blues performer from Boise, Idaho. For years he has been known regionally for his dynamic live performances and now is gaining recognition world wide through the Web, NPR, PRI and Australian radio airplay of his "destined to be a classic", Nov. 1997 release. There Goes The Neighborhood.Neighbor Dave has been selected by the Boise Blues Society as Ambassador to the Blues and represented Idaho as a national semi-finalist at the 1998 International Blues Talent Competition in Memphis, Tennessee on October 23/24. This constitutes the first time Idaho was represented at this event and established Idaho on The Blues Foundations "Blues Map".

  

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 2pm - 5pm: Hoochie Coochie Men

Formed in 1993 as the house band for the legendary Blues Bouquet in downtown Boise, the Hoochie Coochie Men have played many concerts, wedding receptions and other private events all over Southern Idaho. They are a five-piece ensemble consisting of keyboards/harmonica, drums, guitar, bass and sax/flute. Three of the members are lead singers.      They have twice played at the prestigious Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland and in 2007 represented Boise in the Annual International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Besides their own blues-oriented material, The Hoochie Coochie Men play Jazz Standards/Big Band from the 1940's as well as 1950's, 1960's and 1970's..

   

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 6pm-9pm: Ellie Shaw Quartet

  Swingin’ with Ellie Shaw is a duo that brings to life the swinging sounds of the 30’s and 40’s. The minute Ellie walks on the stage you know you are in for a treat. Her vintage wardrobe and respect for the genre become clear the moment she counts off her tunes. Her show includes standards from the jazz era that are given new life as Ellie swings them with her own interpretation. Always a crowd favorite, Ellie’s vintage vocals and scat have been influenced by Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and countless other great voices from the era. Taking her cue from instrumentalists like Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong and Lester Young, she brings jazz violin to a new height. Her soulful improvisation makes each live performance unforgettable. Rounding out their sound is Kiley Shaw on rhythm guitar. Additionally Ellie and Kiley are an accomplished singer-songwriter team who write and perform original music in the stylings of the Great American Songbook. More information about this talented duo is available on their website: www.ellieshawjazz.com

Monday, September 5th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Mike Cramer

Mike Cramer's performances include an interesting cross section of cover songs, leaning toward classic rock n' roll to classic country.  He sprinkles in his original songs between the covers, providing the background story behind each song.  Somebody once said of his voice "...it sounds like melting chocolate."

   

The Boise Blues Society & The Riverside Hotel Present:

BLUES ON THE BELT

LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT THE SANDBAR

all ages welcome | no cover

BLUES BEER & MENU SPECIALS ALL WEEKEND LONG!

FEATURING LOCAL BEERS ON TAP,  FULL BAR,

AND CASUAL GRILLED MENU

11AM - 10PM, DAILY

  

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 2PM-5PM: Debra Michaels & Gang

DETAILS COMING SOON!

   

Sandbar BLUES ON THE BELT 6PM-9PM: Smooth Avenue

Smooth specializes in listenable and danceable Blues, Motown/R&B and light rock. Several members of the group (6 pieces) have performed with nationally known performers as well as circuits in Vegas, Reno and NY. For more information, visit: http://boiseblues.org/smooth-avenue-band/

 

 

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Derek Schaible & Ashley Rose

He is a classically trained jazz pianist. Derek received his Bachelor of Music: Piano Performance at Idaho State University. He leads the Derek Schaible (jazz) Quartet in Pocatello, Idaho

Ashley Rose Smith is a powerful vocalist and songbird. Born into a musical family in Boise, Idaho, she is the daughter of a folk singer. Ashley's voice rolls out with the softness of a harp at times and the intensity of a full horn section at others. Her voice is a vibrant and harmonious force she unleashes standing toe to toe with other multi-instrumentalists in Afrosonics and the Industry. The purity of her voice sooths and inspires and is always a joy to the ears.

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Ken Harris & Carmel Crock

Playing Blues, Jazz and classic music by The Beatles, Linda Ronstadt, Patsy Cline and more! Featuring the vocals and percussion of Carmel Crock, Carmel and Ken effortlessly breeze through a varied repertoire including Bessie Smith, Jazz Standards, Patsy Cline, Rickie Lee Jones, Joni Mitchell, The Beatles, Buffalo Springfield, The Supremes, Carole King, The Drifters, Blues, Swing, Duke Ellington, Linda Ronstadt, Louis Armstrong, Sam Cooke and Tina Turner.

 

 

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Tom Taylor

Tom Taylor is a singer-songwriter from Boise Idaho who has won the $100,000 Star Search competition. He has also been signed to Modern/Atlantic records, recorded 5 full length original CD's and performed as the opening act for artists such as Cheap Trick, Aaron Neville, Vast, Mute Math, Lisa Lobe and Lucas Nelson. Tom's dynamic vocal, guitar, and uplifting original songs are influenced by the Singer-Songwriter, rock, pop, and British invasion genres. Tom also performs medleys of modern and classic cover songs in an acoustic setting by artists such as the Beatles, Neil Diamond, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Chris Isaak, and Johnny Cash. 

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Steve Eaton

As a songwriter, Steve’s songs have earned gold and platinum records for The Carpenters and Art Garfunkel. His songs have also been recorded by many other artists, including Glen Campbell, The Righteous Brothers, Ann Murray, and Lee Greenwood. Steve has received Emmy nominations for his original music written for PBS and has written music for the Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Some consider his song Idaho I Love You to be the true state song of Idaho. As a performer, Steve has performed in a variety of venues all over the country, and has been a member of several bands including The Fabulous Chancellors and Paul Revere and the Raiders. For more information, visit: http://www.steveeaton.net/ 

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: *To Be Announced*

To Be Announced*

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Dan Costello

Dan Costello is a singer/songwriter, guitarist and prime staple of the remote but robust music scene in Boise, Idaho, USA. Armed at an early age with a radio and a baritone ukulele, his love for music led him to a classical guitar degree from Boise State, and a full-time professional music career now spanning over 15 years as a performer, writer/arranger, educator and simultaneous rabble-rouser/peacemaker in his local community.

Friday, September 9th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: *To Be Announced*

To Be Announced*

   

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Ryan Wissinger

Ryan Wissinger has been entertaining Boise with his eclectic guitar music for over a decade, with a repertoire of covers spanning 8 decades and his own inspired compositions.  He's performed on Boise Song Talk and was featured by the Boise Songwriters Association.  He has written local favorites including "Idaho Polka" and "Walking Blue", and sings tunes spanning Abba to Zappa and anything between. Ryan frequently performs with many of the valley's best known musicians.

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Lucky Tongue

A Sandbar favorite-- Lucky Tongue is a father and his two sons, singing in perfect three-part harmony and playing your favorite rock classics.  For more information, visit: http://www.luckytongue.com/


Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Matthew Tutsky

Harpist Matthew Tutsky will perform from 9am to 12pm on our lobby stage during our Signature Weekend Brunch Buffet. Music is free.

For more information on the weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information on Matthew Tutsky, visit: http://www.matthewtutsky.com/

 

  

BAR365 5pm-8pm: *To be Announced*

*to be announced*

  

Sandbar 11am-1pm: Patricia Folkner

Patricia Folkner, of Boise, Idaho, is an accomplished guitarist/singer who blends jazz and folk into her own unique style and sound—a sound that keeps listeners engrossed. She’s a guitarist, not just a player, with chops that most guys envy. And her vocals….clear and beautiful. Pat is the antithesis of the raw, edgy, angst-ridden singer/songwriter. Her playing and singing can be summed up as “smooth and sophisticated”, and, as many a fan has stated, she’s “very, very easy on the ears”.  

    

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Blaze & Kelly

To listen to Blaze and Kelly is to experience a musical nirvana. Their art takes the listener beyond the realm of the temporal, and into those intangible places we call spirit, dreams, and love. There’s no doubt these two laughter-loving women can sing—Niccole’s powerful lead vocals blend perfectly with Mo’s sweet tone. But what makes them true artists is their ability to create emotion. To Blaze and Kelly, it’s not money, fame, or precision that creates happiness, but genuine human connection. And their songs illustrate the humanity, passion, and truth each one of us strives to feel and find gladness

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Smooth Avenue

Smooth specializes in listenable and danceable Blues, Motown/R&B and light rock. Several members of the group (6 pieces) have performed with nationally known performers as well as circuits in Vegas, Reno and NY. For more information, visit: http://boiseblues.org/smooth-avenue-band/

 

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Weekend Brunch & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Matthew Tutsky

Harpist Matthew Tutsky will perform from 9am to 12pm on our lobby stage during our Signature Weekend Brunch Buffet. Music is free.

For more information on the weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information on Matthew Tutsky, visit: http://www.matthewtutsky.com/

 

    

Sandbar 11am-1pm: Moss Roses

Barbara Laing and Ev Hadden join forces and voices to bring you bluesed-up favorites and originals. Barbara has been a fixture in Boise’s music scene for years, performing solo and in various bands, including Next in Line.  Ev arrived in town more recently and fronted the Ev Hadden Trio. Both ladies perform with the Blues Directors, a group of Board members of the Boise Blues Society.

   

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Great Bait

GREAT BAIT is a collection of multi-genre loving musicians from Tennessee, New Hampshire, Idaho, and California. What started as a casual North End Boise garage session, has now turned into a full time gigging obsession. This 5 piece digs out plenty of original material in a country-funk-america-rock vibe. Front man Greg Bridges takes on the role of lead singer, rhythm guitar and song writer. Chris Tansey provides backup vocals and rippin' lead guitar. Daniel Blumenfeld brings a huge sound to the band on keys. Jon Englund (bass) and Damon Bork (drums) bring the funk and keep the dance floor moving.Their recently recorded EP is available to hear on ReverbNation:https://www.reverbnation.com/greatbait

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Chuck & Sandon Project

*More information coming soon!

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Will Hoge

WILL HOGE

Doors will open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 8:00pm.

General Seating: $20 
Preferred Seating: $28

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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"Took a whole lot of miles to know what I know now," sings Will Hoge on "Growing Up Around Here," the opening track off of his tenth studio album, Small Town Dreams. "I'm kinda proud of growing up around here." It's been a whole lot of miles, indeed: miles on the road, driving the bus himself from venue to venue since the nineties; miles to and from Nashville writing rooms, where he's spent countless hours penning songs  some for him, some for others; miles exploring lands outside of his native Franklin, Tennessee, chasing the spirits of his musical heroes. Roads meet, roads split, roads led to home. This is the album that follows them all, every twist and turn in Hoge's American journey  a journey that's positioned him as one of our keenest, most honest modern storytellers, telling both his tale and ours. 

"It's a reflection of where I am currently in my life," says Hoge of Small Town Dreams, "but also where I grew up, and, ultimately, where I think I'm going." From the streets of the town where he was raised, to the sidewalks of cities a hundred times the size, we all have dreams; and these are the stories of growing up, looking back and passing on those dreams, told as only Hoge can. Nostalgia, in his hands, is truly magic. 

An extremely prolific songwriter with ten albums under his belt and countless songs written for others (including a Grammy nomination for Eli Young Band's number-one hit, "Even If Breaks Your Heart," co-written with Paslay), Hoge saw this next phase of his journey as an opportunity to explore even deeper into both his country and rock & roll roots. Never fitting particularly neatly into a genre box, he's always just made the music that moved him  but it's safe to say that he feels more kinship with the country community than ever, particularly as a storyteller.

 

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

The Quiet Bar | Every Other Sunday

 

RESERVE YOUR SEATS HERE

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Are you looking for some inspiration? Do you need a way to brighten the Sunday evening blues? Join us every other Sunday in The Quiet Bar at The Riverside Hotel for music and storytelling with True Story Projecta Boise-based performance art ensemble combining inspirational and emotional spoken word with live, original music. True Story will feature a singer-songwriter on guitar, a cellist, and storyteller Eric Valentine who will share life experiences and open the floor to group discussion, too. It's like church or therapy for people who don't always do church or therapy.

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This event is FREE and open to the public. There's only room for 40, so reserve your spot here! Online ticket reservations end 2 hours before the event. Walk-ins are absolutely welcome (if there's room).

Every Other Sunday is part of the Quiet Bar Creative Series presented by The Riverside Hotel. 

New to the Quiet Bar? Find us at The Riverside Hotel (2900 Chinden Blvd. Garden City, ID 83714). Go in the main entrance, take a right and head down the hallway towards the convention center. Find a dreamy, stained-glass room illuminated by the sun-- and-- you've found us. (Shhh, don't tell anyone, it's Garden City's best kept secret.)

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: To Be Announced*

* To be Announced*

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Blaze & Kelly

To listen to Blaze and Kelly is to experience a musical nirvana. Their art takes the listener beyond the realm of the temporal, and into those intangible places we call spirit, dreams, and love. There’s no doubt these two laughter-loving women can sing—Niccole’s powerful lead vocals blend perfectly with Mo’s sweet tone. But what makes them true artists is their ability to create emotion. To Blaze and Kelly, it’s not money, fame, or precision that creates happiness, but genuine human connection. And their songs illustrate the humanity, passion, and truth each one of us strives to feel and find gladness

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Jeff Engelbert

 If you’re not yet familiar with Jeff Engelbert, he was born and raised in Long Island NY, surrounded by music in the NY Metro area, began the guitar at age 10, and started playing professionally and touring at 19 in New York and New England. After moving to Tucson in the early 80s, Jeff led or formed numerous bands over the years. He’s opened for the likes of Dickey Betts, Kansas, Dennis Jones, Kim Simmons (Savoy Brown). The Outlaws and many others. He’s a 3-time winner of the Southern AZ “King of the Blues”, sponsored by Guitar Center, and 2nd place regional runner-up in the Southwestern US. His most recent band was Crosscut Saw, in Tucson for 7 years.

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Steve Eaton

As a songwriter, Steve’s songs have earned gold and platinum records for The Carpenters and Art Garfunkel. His songs have also been recorded by many other artists, including Glen Campbell, The Righteous Brothers, Ann Murray, and Lee Greenwood. Steve has received Emmy nominations for his original music written for PBS and has written music for the Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Some consider his song Idaho I Love You to be the true state song of Idaho. As a performer, Steve has performed in a variety of venues all over the country, and has been a member of several bands including The Fabulous Chancellors and Paul Revere and the Raiders. For more information, visit: http://www.steveeaton.net/ 

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Swing is the Thing

SWING IS THE THING

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

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

$10 in advance, $12 at the door. 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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

Sara Lee Conners - Dance Instructor

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.

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on September 15th.

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

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: To be Announced*

To be announced*

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Mike Sapiro

More info coming soon!

Friday, September 16th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: *To Be Announced*

*To be announced*

  

Sandbar 2-5pm: Music Box: Classic Country Tribute

Music Box is author/singer Kim Philley and fretless guitarist/singer Ned Evett. They began writing songs while living in South East Asia before returning to the USA to tour in California, Nevada, and Idaho. Their music is a blend of classic and alt country with strong harmonies and lyrics.

   

Sandbar 6-9pm: New Transit

One of Idaho's best bands- Idaho Statesman "Hands down, the Best Local release of 2011"- Michael Deeds on New Transit debut album "One" "4 out of 4 Stars"- Idaho Statesman on New Transit 2011 release, "One" "3 out of 4 Stars"- Idaho Statesman on New Transit 2013 release "Country Music Dead" New Transit have performed in support of notable recording artists' -Dawes, Leon Russell, Chris Isaak, Roger Clyne and The Peace Makers, and more.

Friday, September 16th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | The Abba Show

The Abba Show (SOLD OUT)

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

SOLD OUT!!!

 

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Rooftop Revolution: A Beatles Tribute

ROOFTOP REVOLUTION:

AN EVENING WITH THE BEATLES

Back AGAIN by popular demand: The Sapphire Room presents Rooftop Revolution: An Evening with The Beatles!

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

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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 September 17th.

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

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | The ABBA show Encore Performance

The ABBA Show

Encore Performance

Doors at 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm.

$27 General Seating ($32 at the door)
$33 Preferred Seating ($38 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.

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 September 18th. 

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

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The Abba Show is the sensational, authentic and truly magical tribute to Abba. Abba's legend lives on, with over 600 million records sold, and hit after hit of dance floor classics.
Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Take a Chance On Me, Super Trouper, Voulez Vous, Gimme Gimme Gimme, SOS, The Winner Takes it all, and Thank you for the Music, the hit list goes on and on and on...

The set list is jam packed with hit songs, the costumes are spectacular and the excitement and energy and showmanship brought by the fantastic cast, keeps people coming back time after time.

Ladies and Gentlemen, are you ready to travel back to the seventies?

 

 

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | John Nemeth

JOHN NEMETH

Sept. 20th & 21st

Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm

General Seating: $28 online ($33 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $33 online ($38 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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 shows. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the events on September 20th and 21st.

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

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The Sapphire Room welcomes John Nemeth back for 2 shows, September 20th and 21st!! 

(Purchasing tickets? Use the pull-down menu above to make sure you're selecting the correct date!)

"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

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

The Sapphire Room | John Nemeth

JOHN NEMETH

Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm

General Seating: $28 online ($33 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $33 online ($38 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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 shows. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the events on September 20th and 21st.

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

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The Sapphire Room welcomes John Nemeth back for 2 shows, September 20th and 21st!! 

(Purchasing tickets? Use the pull-down menu above to make sure you're selecting the correct date!)

"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

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Idaho Jazz Society presents: West Side Redux

Idaho Jazz Society presents: West Side Redux

 

Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm

Advance Tickets: $17 for general seating, $23 for preferred seating
Tickets at the Door: $22 for general seating, $28 for preferred seating

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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.

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 5:30pm --  see you there!

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If you were one of the 1500 people that jumped to their feet at the conclusion of Boise Music Week's Jazz Night at the Morrison Center, then you know why the Idaho Jazz Society is so excited to be able to present this encore presentation of West Side Redux. This expert arrangement by Chuck Smith and Sandon Mayhew for six musicians is perfect for the intimate Sapphire Room.  People are still talking about the debut performance.  Do not miss this.

 

 

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Delilah & House of Tarab: The Art of Belly Dance

Delilah & House of Tarab:

The Art of Belly Dance

Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm

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

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Starbelly Dancers proudly present an unforgettable weekend of music and dance with dance legend Delilah and renowned Arabic music ensemble House of Tarab! Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages, family-friendly 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 September 24th.

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

 

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Boise Jazz Society presents: Trio de Paz

Boise Jazz Society presents: Trio de Paz

Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm

Ticketing information at: www.boisejazzsociety.org

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Featuring three of Brazil's most in-demand musicians, Trio da Paz updates the infectious spirit of jazz-oriented Brazilian music. Formed in 1990 by Romero Lubambo, Nilson Matta and Duduka da Fonseca, the Trio redefines Brazilian Jazz with their harmonically adventurous interactions, daring improvisations and dazzling rhythms.All three are seasoned masters of both jazz and Brazilian music with impressive resumes.

 

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

The Quiet Bar | Every Other Sunday

RESERVE YOUR SEATS HERE

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Are you looking for some inspiration? Do you need a way to brighten the Sunday evening blues? Join us every other Sunday in The Quiet Bar at The Riverside Hotel for music and storytelling with True Story Projecta Boise-based performance art ensemble combining inspirational and emotional spoken word with live, original music. True Story will feature a singer-songwriter on guitar, a cellist, and storyteller Eric Valentine who will share life experiences and open the floor to group discussion, too. It's like church or therapy for people who don't always do church or therapy.

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This event is FREE and open to the public. There's only room for 40, so reserve your spot here! Online ticket reservations end 2 hours before the event. Walk-ins are absolutely welcome (if there's room).

Every Other Sunday is part of the Quiet Bar Creative Series presented by The Riverside Hotel. 

New to the Quiet Bar? Find us at The Riverside Hotel (2900 Chinden Blvd. Garden City, ID 83714). Go in the main entrance, take a right and head down the hallway towards the convention center. Find a dreamy, stained-glass room illuminated by the sun-- and-- you've found us. (Shhh, don't tell anyone, it's Garden City's best kept secret.)

Monday, September 26th, 2016

The Sapphire Room |Boise Blues Society: Golden State / Lone Star Blues Revue

Boise Blues Society Presents:

Golden State / Lone Star Blues Revue



 

Doors at 6:30pm, show at 7:30pm.

General Seating: $23.50 ($28.50 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $25.50 ($30.50 at the door)

Discount for BBS members! Info at www.boiseblues.org

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.

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 September 26th.

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

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Boise Blues Society is thrilled to present blues supergroup Golden State/Lone Star Blues Revue, on Monday September 26, at the Sapphire Room in the Riverside Hotel, 7:30pm. This promises to be a fabulous night of the best in traditional blues played by an extraordinary new collaboration of long-time blues illuminaries! 

BBS is building a thriving Blues Community, bringing you great blues performers, blues education for all ages, and supporting local blues bands. To learn more about The Boise Blues Society, please visit our webpage at www.boiseblues.org

Golden State/Lone Star is named from the home states of its iconic musician members, three from California and two from Texas. The group features Grammy-nominated harp blower/vocalist/bandleader Mark Hummel, with guitar legends Anson Funderburgh and Little Charlie Baty, plus drummer Wes Starr and bassist RW Grigsby. Baty, longtime known with Little Charlie and The Nightcats, says, "it's all about 5 guys who have been playing music all their lives, and each night play with the excitement and energy of their first gig!" 

The group's self-titled debut album was released in April, introducing what has been called "one of the most accomplished and enjoyable ensembles playing the Real Deal Blues today" (Dick Shurman).  Living Blues Magazine calls the album "a stunning piece of work from start to finish".

Mark Hummel started playing harmonica in 1970 and has become one of the premier blues harmonica players of his generation. He started his first band, The Blues Survivors, in 1977, has toured with blues legends Charles Brown, Charlie Musselwhite, and Jimmy Rogers, among many others. He began the now international Blues Harmonica Blowout Series in 1991 which has included scores of famous blues performers over the years and tours throughout the country annually. 

Funderburgh formed Anson and the Rockets in 1978, went on to capture numerous Blues Music Awards, has performed with the likes of Boz Scaggs, Delbert McClinton, Earl King, and more. He is described as coming closer than any guitar player today to achieving the classic Stratocaster tone of the 50s and 60s".  (Guitar Player Magazine)

Baty formed LIttle Charlie & The Nightcats (named after LIttle Walter's backing band) in the early 70s and ran the band with Rick Estrin for 32 years. He moved on from The Nightcats in 2008, leaving it in Estrin's capable hands, and soon after joined with Hummel on Blues Survivors gigs and Blues Harp Blowouts. "Little Charlie Baty plays as much guitar as Eric Clapton and Buddy Guy put together," raves The Village Voice. "He is one of the swiftest, most fluent guitarists working in any genre". (Guitar World)     

Rounding out the lineup are RW Grigsby on bass and Austin drummer Wes Starr, who have between them played with a who's who of famed blues musicians.     

This show is an absolute must for any true blues lover in the Treasure Valley, and is sure to sell out quickly.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Idaho Songwriters Association Forum

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.

 

Friday, September 30th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Chaz Browne

Chaz Browne

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.

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 September 30th.

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

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By popular demand, CHAZ BROWNE returns to the Sapphire room on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th, after selling out their first two shows!

They feature a huge assortment of music from a wide array of artists from the 60's, 70's, and 80's, and a few surprises.  Audiences have been dancing and singing along from the first song they perform.  For those who just want to watch the musicianship and their crazy antics, Chaz Browne also features a big screen show behind the band that compliments the music with video clips of the original artists, current events of that year, humorous clips, TV commercials from the 50's, and lots more.  The crowd's favorite video seems to be the Hollywood runway models that fall off the stage while Chaz Browne plays Aerosmith's "Walk This Way".  Tickets are still only $15 for preferred seating,  $10 for general seating, and $3,000.00 for the keyboard player's parole officer.  Get your tickets early, because the seats sell out fast!

Friday, October 7th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Willy Porter

Willy Porter

Doors open at:7:00pm; Show Starts at: 8:00pm

General Seating: $25 online 
Preferred Seating: $35 online 
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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Searching for the shaman that lives inside the guitar has led Willy Porter on a musical and personal odyssey spanning over two decades, 10 albums, and multiple continents. His journey remains defined by an independent drive to evolve as a musician and human, affording him the freedom to create the next song on his own terms. Equally accomplished as a guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Porters songs weave a universal perspective about the questions, struggles, and triumphs of human existence. His live shows are guitar driven events- equal parts grit, soul, and muscle -that are electrifying, dynamic, and wholly original in the way that Porters voice blends and fuses with his virtuoso fret work.

On his latest disc, Human Kindness (2015), Porter brings all of his acoustic, electric, and multi-string chops to bear in service of a great collection of songs. This al-bum is a driving, tuneful return to the pop sensibilities of his best work that also showcases Porters growth as a writer, musician, and producer.

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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 October 7th.

DOORS OPEN AT 7:00pm --  see you there!

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

The Sapphire Room |Griffin House

Griffin House

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

General Seating: $25 online 
Preferred Seating: $35 online 
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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Returning to the Sapphire Room after his amazing show last year, Griffin comes on the heels of his brand new release. 

Griffin House was born and raised in Springfield, Ohio. He picked up the guitar when he was 18, started writing songs right away, and within a couple years started making records and performing live. 

In August 2004, House was featured on the CBS Sunday Morning show, music journalist Bill Flanagan (MTV/VH1) raved about Lost and Found (House's first nationally released record), putting the newcomer on his short list of the best emerging songwriters in the U.S. "I bought House's CD after a show in New York City," said Flanagan, "and this never happens: I took it home and must have listened to it 20 times that weekend. I was knocked out. 

Several self-released albums followed, and in 2008 House released Flying Upside Down, produced by Jeff Trott and featuring Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench. House has toured extensively, opening for the Cranberries, Josh Ritter, John Mellencamp, Ron Sexsmith, Patti Scialfa, Mat Kearney, and many more. These days House tours the United States both solo-acoustic and with a band headlining his own shows.

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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 October 4th.

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


Sunday, October 9th, 2016

The Quiet Bar | True Story Presents: Every Other Sunday

RESERVE YOUR SEATS HERE

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Are you looking for some inspiration? Do you need a way to brighten the Sunday evening blues? Join us every other Sunday in The Quiet Bar at The Riverside Hotel for music and storytelling with True Story Projecta Boise-based performance art ensemble combining inspirational and emotional spoken word with live, original music. True Story will feature a singer-songwriter on guitar, a cellist, and storyteller Eric Valentine who will share life experiences and open the floor to group discussion, too. It's like church or therapy for people who don't always do church or therapy.

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This event is FREE and open to the public. There's only room for 40, so reserve your spot here! Online ticket reservations end 2 hours before the event. Walk-ins are absolutely welcome (if there's room).

Every Other Sunday is part of the Quiet Bar Creative Series presented by The Riverside Hotel. 

New to the Quiet Bar? Find us at The Riverside Hotel (2900 Chinden Blvd. Garden City, ID 83714). Go in the main entrance, take a right and head down the hallway towards the convention center. Find a dreamy, stained-glass room illuminated by the sun-- and-- you've found us. (Shhh, don't tell anyone, it's Garden City's best kept secret.)

Friday, October 21st, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Sassafrazz

SASSAFRAZZ

 

Doors Open at 6:30pm; Show at 7:30pm 

General Seating: $12 online ($15 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $15 online ($18 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.

A retro spin on modern tunes! Featuring The Frazzette Singers and produced by Robert Sutherland. Featuring The Frazzettes, Pamela DeMarche, Koki Gonzalez and Aaron Witt. Join us for a night of Jazz, Swing, Salsa and Rhythm & Blues! 
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 October 21st.

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

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

The Quiet Bar | True Story Presents: Every Other Sunday

  

RESERVE YOUR SEATS HERE

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Are you looking for some inspiration? Do you need a way to brighten the Sunday evening blues? Join us every other Sunday in The Quiet Bar at The Riverside Hotel for music and storytelling with True Story Projecta Boise-based performance art ensemble combining inspirational and emotional spoken word with live, original music. True Story will feature a singer-songwriter on guitar, a cellist, and storyteller Eric Valentine who will share life experiences and open the floor to group discussion, too. It's like church or therapy for people who don't always do church or therapy.

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This event is FREE and open to the public. There's only room for 40, so reserve your spot here! Online ticket reservations end 2 hours before the event. Walk-ins are absolutely welcome (if there's room).

Every Other Sunday is part of the Quiet Bar Creative Series presented by The Riverside Hotel. 

New to the Quiet Bar? Find us at The Riverside Hotel (2900 Chinden Blvd. Garden City, ID 83714). Go in the main entrance, take a right and head down the hallway towards the convention center. Find a dreamy, stained-glass room illuminated by the sun-- and-- you've found us. (Shhh, don't tell anyone, it's Garden City's best kept secret.)

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Idaho Songwriters Forum

Idaho Songwriters 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.

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Opera Idaho Operatini: Let's Have a Ball

Opera Idaho Operatini:

Let's Have a Ball

 


Doors open at 5:30pm, Show at 6:00pm

Tickets: $20*, 2 for $35*
*Price includes appetizers, but not martinis

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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Opera Idaho presents Operatini: "Let's Have a Ball" featuring J. Strauss, Jr.'s Die Fledermaus (The Bat).

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.

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Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on October 27th, 2016.

DOORS OPEN AT 5:30pm --  see you there!

 

 

 

Friday, October 28th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Authentic Imitation

Authentic Imitation

 

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.

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 October 28th.

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

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Authentic Imitation returns by popular demand, with their 2nd Annual Pre-Halloween Bash, Friday, October 28! 

Family fun, costume contests, dancing, the best "Elvis" contest, and a coffin full of music of all kinds from all eras.  Come as you are or come in costume and join in the fun either way.  Prizes for the Best female costume, best male costume, best kid under 15 costume, and best group of two or more costume.  Dancing always breaks out on both dance floors, along with singing and lots of laughs.  We can not reveal Authentic Imitation's costumes because they are all in the federal witness protection program.  Tickets are still only $15 for preferred seating, $10 for general seating through brownpapertickets.com   Last year the keyboard player invited all of his friends to this event and BOTH of them showed up.  Remember, Authentic Imitation performs the best original copies of your favorite hits by genuine replicas of your favorite artists. 

 

 

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Glen Phillips

 

 Glen Phillips


Doors Open at 7:00pm; Show at 8:00pm

General Seating: $25 
Preferred Seating: $35 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Glen Phillips started his first band, Toad The Wet Sprocket in Santa Barbara at age 15. It was that group's third album -- the jangling, orchestral Fear -- that truly broke the group, garnering heavy radio play with the singles "All I Want" and "Walk on the Ocean." After three years away from the recording studio, Toad returned to the mainstream with Dulcinea, which again found one of its singles, "Fall Down," in heavy radio rotation. After six albums and a substantial string of hits, the group disbanded in 1998.Phillips began touring as a solo act after Toad the Wet Sprocket's demise, and has released 5 solo records and two EPs, collaborated on two projects (Mutual Admiration Society and Works Progress Administration), released an EP with Plover (with Neilson Hubbard and Garrison Starr) and an album as RemoteTreeChildren (with Portland's John Askew).

In 2006, while supporting the Mr Lemons album, he also toured North American with a reunited Toad the Wet Sprocket. Toad has toured off and on since that time, and in 2011 played 70 shows and decided to begin writing for a new album, to be released late in 2012.  Glen is currently at home except for a long weekend of shows each month, and is writing songs for Toad as well as future solo releases. He still lives in Santa Barbara with his wife and three daughters.


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 November 13th.

DOORS OPEN AT 7:00pm --  see you there!

 

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Smooth Avenue

Smooth Avenue



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

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Smooth Avenue returns 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 5 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.

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 November 19th.

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

 

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

The Sapphire Room | Opera Idaho Operatini: I Lived for Love

Opera Idaho Operatini:

I Lived for Love

 

Doors open at 5:30pm, Show at 6:00pm

Tickets: $20*, 2 for $35*
*Price includes appetizers, but not martinis


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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Opera Idaho presents Operatini: "I Lived for Love" featuring Puccini's Tosca.

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.

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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 16, 2017.

DOORS OPEN AT 5:30pm --  see you there!

 

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The Sapphire Room | Opera Idaho Operatini: Forget Your Sorrows

Opera Idaho Operatini:

Forget Your Sorrows

 

Doors open at 5:30pm, Show at 6:00pm

Tickets: $20*, 2 for $35*
*Price includes appetizers, but not martinis

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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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.

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Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on April 27th, 2017.

DOORS OPEN AT 5:30pm --  see you there!