June Blues Calendar

June is a full month of live blues music in Treasure Valley!

We kick it Salgado-WP-FeaturePhoto-SoldOutoff on June 2 with Curtis Salgado at the Sapphire Room. As anticipated, this show with the man who inspired the Blues Brothers is sold out in advance. We’ll see all of you who have your tickets at this CD Release Party for his new album, The Beautiful Lowdown.

Here’s the full June calendar:

Every Tuesday, 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

Wednesday June 1, Mississippi Marshall is at Lock, Stock & Barrel, 1100 W Jefferson St, Boise, 7pm. Free.

Wednesday June 1, Carmel Crock and Ken Harris are at Sofia’s Greek Bistro, 6748 N Glenwood, Boise, 6pm. Free.

Thursday June 2, Curtis Salgado, the “original blues brother”, brings his show to town for a CD release party for “The Beautiful Lowdown”, at the Sapphire Room, 7:30pm. The show is sold out, no tickets will be avaiable at the door.

Thursday June 2, Mississippi Marshall is at The Springs, Idaho City, 6pm.

Friday June 3, Mississippi Marshall is at Willi B’s, 12505 W Chinden Blvd, Boise, 8pm. Free.

Saturday June 4, Mississippi Marshall plays the Sandbar at the Riverside, 11am-1pm. Free.

Saturday June 4, Old Dogs & New Trix play the Sandbar at the Riverside, 2-5 pm. Free.

Sunday June 5, the Hoochie Coochie Men play the Riverside’s Sandbar 2-5pm. Free.
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Sunday June 5, Mississippi Marshall plays a Farewell Reunion at Bitner Vineyards, 16645 Plum Rd, Caldwell, 5-8pm. Free. bitnervineyards.com/event/mississippi-marshall-joins-us-live-2/

Wednesday June 8, Becky and Lloyd Blake play Sofia’s Greek Bistro, N Glenwood & W State, 6-9pm. Free.

Friday June 10, the Blues Directors are featured at Nampa Elks Lodge, 7-10pm. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance by calling 466-1389 or stopping by the Elks Lodge, 1116 1st St, Nampa, or at the door if it’s not an advance sellout.

Friday June 10, Jake Leg play Crescent Brewery, 1521 Front St, Nampa, 7-10pm. Free.

Saturday June 11, Blues and Bones at Crooked Flats Brewing, 3705ID-16, Eagle, 1:30-9pm. The schedule: 1:30-Jake Leg; 3:30-Ben Rice Trio; 5:30-Make Hammer and the Nails; 7:30-Daniel Castro. General admission tickets are $20, with a $5 discount if you use the password “Facebook” at checkout. BluesandBones.com

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Saturday June 11, Zack Quintana Band at Boots & Blues, 4 Rivers CC, Ontario, 5-9pm. facebook.com/zackquintanamusic

Saturday June 11, Ken Harris and Rico Weisman, at Berryhill Restaurant, 121 N 9th St #102, Boise, 6-9pm. Free. kenharrismusic.com/

Saturday June 11, Old Dog & New Trix play O’Michael’s Pub & Grill, 2433 N. Bogus Basin, 9pm. Free.

Sunday June 12, Boise Blues Jam at Harbor Grill (formerly The Drink) 3000 N Lakeharbor Ln, Boise, 3-6pm. Free
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Sunday June 12, Smooth Avenue at World Village Festival, Capital Park, Boise, 4-5pm. worldvillagefestival.com/

Thursday June 16, Smooth Avenue at Idaho Botanical Garden, Great Garden Escape Series, 6-9pm. $10 (IBG and AARP members $7). idahobotanicalgarden.org/great-garden-escape/

Friday June 17, Zack Quintana Band is at Even Steven’s, Freak Alley, Boise, 6-8pm. Free.

Saturday June 18, The Blues Addicts celebrate the coming of summer at SunRay Cafe, 13th & Eastman, 7-11pm. Three sets of blues, blues rock and classic rock. Free.

Sunday June 19, Moss Roses (Barbara Laing and Ev Hadden) play the Sandbar, 11am-1pm. Free.

Tuesday June 21, Carmel Crock and Ken Harris are at Bar 365, Riverside Hotel, 2900 W Chinden Blvd, Boise, 5-8pm. Free. kenharrismusic.com/

Thursday June 23, Lloyd and Becky Blake will be performing in the park in Weiser, Idaho at 8pm, in conjunction with the festivities surrounding week-long Fiddlers’ Festival. Free.

Friday June 24, Smooth Avenue play the patio at Sockeye on N Cole, 8-11pm. Free.

Saturday June 25, Zack Quintana Band play The Curb Bar & Grill, Meridian, 7-09pm, with Jordan Thornquest. Free.

Sunday June 26, Zack Quintana Band are at Sandbar, Riverside Hotel, 2-5pm. Free.

We’ll see you at the Blues!

Debby & Gordon Rosenberg
BBS Communications

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Blues Directors Band at Nampa Elks June 10

The BBS Blues Directors Band will play a full show at the Nampa Elks Lodge on Friday June 10, 7-10pm. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance by calling 466-1389 or stopping by the Elks Lodge 1116 1st St, Nampa, or we assume at the door if it’s not an advance sellout. Call the lodge for details. Come on out and enjoy some very good and dance-inspiring blues for those who are so inclined.

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Mississippi Marshall Touring Boise Area

Here’s the Idaho Summer Tour schedule for Mississippi Marshall’s whirlwind tour of the Boise region on his annual return to the area he called home for awhile before returning to his other home. Be sure to get out and see him several times while he’s here! (Click on photo for readable full size.)

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Get Your Festival Tickets Now!!

BBF-Poster-Ana-Black-Webbuy-now-blueBuy your tickets in advance for the 2016 Boise Blues Festival coming on Sunday July 17 at Idaho Botanical Garden! Advance tix are just $15 at http://bbf2016.brownpapertickets.com/ They will be $20 at the door. Advance ticket discount to members. You may join here to receive the discount password, which will be mailed out or current members may email boisebluessociety@gmail.com to receive it.

We encourage either the printed-and-mailed or print-at-home ticket option to save you time in the will call line. Gates open at 4pm. Music begins at 5pm. You may want to arrive early to assure timely entry.  Click on poster for larger, and see the full story here

 

 

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. 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.

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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. 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.

Debby & Gordon Rosenberg
BBS Communications

Spreading knowledge and appreciation of blues music throughout Southern Idaho