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. facebook.com/theblindmiceband
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.
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. brownpapertickets.com/event/2534424
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, 8001 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