Fat Tuesday sells out once more —
Johnny Rawls Opens 2016 Series in March!
We’re eagerly awaiting our annual Fat Tuesday Celebration & Fundraiser coming up Feb. 9 at the Sapphire Room. All tickets have been sold. It promises to be a great party – we’ll see many of you there! Speaking of tickets, they’re going on sale soon for our first touring musician show of 2016. We’re bringing the fabulous Johnny Rawls to Playhouse Boise (8001 W Fairview) on March 24, backed by Boise’s own popular Smooth Avenue Band!
Mark down the date – March 24 – you won’t want to miss this amazing artist, and one of Boise’s best dance bands!
Johnny Rawls, born and raised in Mississippi, sings and plays the blues throughout the land at well over 200 shows a year, and has played the Chicago Blues Festival and Portland’s Waterfront Blues Festival, among many others. He’s the winner of “Most Outstanding Blues Singer 2013” and “Best Soul Blues Album” (for ‘Red Cadillac’) in the 21st Annual Living Blues Awards Critics’ Poll.
ANNOUNCING THE DATE FOR OUR SUMMER BLUES FESTIVAL: SUNDAY JULY 17. Save that date, you won’t want to miss it! We have big news coming soon about expanding this year’s festival. Like our Facebook Festival Page to keep up on all the latest announcements!
Here’s our complete February Boise Blues Calendar:
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. facebook.com/theblindmiceband
Tuesday February 2, Ken Harris plays The Local, 5156 W State St, Boise 6-9pm. kenharrismusic.com
Wednesday February 3, Ken Harris and Carmel Crock play blues, jazz and pop classics at Sofia’s Greek Bistro, Glenwood and State behind Burger King, 6-9pm.kenharrismusic.com
Tuesday February 9, BBS Fat Tuesday Celebration, Sapphire Room, Sold out.
Thursday February 11, David McT Trio plays blues, R & B, and light rock at Shangri-La Tea Room & Cafe, S Federal Way & W Overland Rd, 6-8pm.
Saturday February 13, Ken Harris and Carmel Crock play blues, jazz and pop classics at Sofia’s Greek Bistro, Glenwood and State behind Burger King, 6-9pm. kenharrismusic.com
Saturday February 13, Craig Slover, Doug Slagle and George Hadden of The Blind Mice, O’Michael’s Pub & Grill, 2433 N. Bogus Basin, 9pm. facebook.com/theblindmiceband
Sunday February 14, BBS sponsors a Blues Jam at The Drink, 3000 N Lakeharbor Ln, Boise, from 3-6pm. Open to all ages. Food and full bar available. boiseblues.org
Sunday February 14, Smooth Avenue will play a Valentine’s Day Dinner Special at Playhouse Boise, 8001 W Fairview (formerly AEN Playhouse, near corner of Fairview and Milwaukee). 6-10pm. brownpapertickets.com/event/2488023
Saturday February 20, Ken Harris and Carmel Crock play blues, jazz and pop classics at Boise Brewing Company, 521 W Broad St, Boise. kenharrismusic.com
Thursday February 25, David McT Trio plays blues, R & B, and light rock at Shangri-La Tea Room & Cafe, S Federal Way & W Overland Rd, 6-8pm.
Saturday February 27, Zack Quintana Band plays mostly blues and rock at The Curb, 1760 S Meridian Rd #100, Meridian, 7-10pm.. facebook.com/zackquintanamusic
If you are not a current 2016 member of the Boise Blues Society, please support us by joining or renewing at our website. Membership is good through calendar year 2016, and the entire amount is tax deductible as we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization.