Boise Blues Calendar May 2016

Here’s the full Boise Blues Calendar for May 2016:calendar 5

Tuesday May 3, The Moss Roses, a musical duo featuring Ev Hadden and Barbara Laing perform all new original songs along with blues and soul favorites at Bar365 in Riverside Hotel, 5-8pm. Free.

Every Wednesday, The Blind Mice host an open jam at Tom Grainey’s 109 S 6th St. Boise (upstairs) 8pm-? Drums and amps provided; bring your axe and play blues, rock, and more with other musicians. All kinds of music and all levels of players welcome. 21+ only. Free.

Saturday May 7, Becky & Lloyd Blake, play blues and more at Shangri-La Teahouse and Cafe
1800 W Overland Rd, Boise, 7-9pm. Free.

Sunday May 8, Boise Blues Jam at Harbor Grill (formerly The Drink) 3000 N Lakeharbor Ln, Boise, 3-6pm. Free.

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Friday May 13, Hamilton Loomis, protege of the legendary Bo Diddley, makes a return visit to Boise, at the Sapphire Room in the Riverside Hotel. Show starts at 7:30 pm, doors open at 6:30. General seating still available.

Friday May 20, Becky & Lloyd Blake play blues and more at High Note Cafe, 225 N 5th, Boise, 7-10pm. Free.

Wednesday May 25, Becky & Lloyd Blake play blues and more at Sofia’s Greek Bistro, 6748 N Glenwood St, Garden City, 6-9pm. Free.

Friday May 27, Smooth Avenue Band play the Sandbar at Riverside Hotel, 2900 W Chinden Blvd, Boise. Free.

Sunday May 29, Movie Night at the Juke Joint at Playhouse Boise, movie-camera8001 W Fairview, Boise presents “Mississippi” in celebration of Juke Joint founder Mississippi Marshall who will be in town. Films to e shows are “Mississippi Delta Blues” and “M for Mississippi”, winner of the 2009 Blues Music Award for DVD of the year. 7-9pm, doors open at 6:30. Free.

Debby & Gordon Rosenberg
BBS Communications

Still Tickets for May 13 Hamilton Loomis Show!

General Seating tickets are still available for the Hamilton Loomis show Friday May 13 at the Sapphire Room. You don’t want to miss this show with this fabulous guitar and harmonica protege of the legendary Bo Diddley! Click on poster below for full size to read about it and get your tickets while you still can at


Curtis Salgado Show Selling Fast!!

tix-3Tickets are selling really fast for our June 2 Curtis Salgado CD Release Party at the Sapphire Room!  Preferred Seating is nearly gone as we post this – still a good selection of General Seating available but it’s certain to not last long! Best get yours right now if you want to see this modern day blues icon! Once you’re in the room, the dance floors await those who are so inspired!

Here’s the official event poster with the major details:


Get Tix Now For Upcoming Shows!

Just a reminder that advance tickets for both the Hamilton Loomis and Curtis Salgado shows are selling fast – both shows are certain to sell out early! Get your tix now if you want to see these fine artists!



See you at the Blues!

Hamilton Loomis – Previous Boise Visit

Hamilton Loomis and band rockin’ the house at 2014 Boise show at the former Jo’s Sunshine Lounge. He also rocked the crowd as the headliner of the 2014 “summer picnic”, now the Boise Blues Festival. Get your tickets to his upcoming May 13 return visit to Boise now at

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