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Wipe Away the Blues Fundraiser at JUMP Sept 29

Astegos.org in association with The Boise Blues Society, The Boise Philharmonic, The Idaho Diaper Bank and The Downtown Boise Neighborhood Association will host a daylong outdoor music festival on Saturday, Sept 29, from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm at Jack’s Urban Meeting Place (JUMP) 1000 Myrtle St, Boise. The WIPE AWAY THE BLUES FESTIVAL will feature six local blues bands and a special performance from the Boise Philharmonic. Attendees are asked to bring at least one package of baby wipes as a donation to the Idaho Diaper Bank. People can also support the cause by visiting Astegos.org and clicking on the link that says Wipe Away the Blues. TIMES & PERFORMERS: 11:00am – 12:00pm–Blues to Lose 12:00pm – 1:00pm–SUDA 1:00pm – 2:00pm–The Boise Philharmonic 2:00pm – 3:00pm–Billy Blues Band 3:00pm – 4:00pm–David Noriega Band 4:00pm – 5:00pm–RJ McGinnis Band 5:00pm – 6:00pm–Blues Directors 6:00pm – 7:00pm–Hoochie Coochie Men Continue reading Wipe Away the Blues Fundraiser at JUMP Sept 29

Blues at the Belt Labor Day Weekend

Once again this year, Boise Blues Society will be producing a series of local blues bands at Riverside Hotel’s Sandbar Lounge all Labor Day weekend, for Friday, August 31 to Monday, September 3. This year’s series is part of the Riverside’s Blues and Arts Weekend. Come on out and enjoy blues on the riverfront all weekend long. Sandbar will be providing its usual food menu and full bar. All ages shows. 

Here’s the full music lineup:

Fri Aug 31

2-5pm–Richard Soliz and Wilson Roberts

6-9–Hoochie Coochie Men

Sat Sept 1

11am-1pm–Thomas and Dale Wilson

2-5pm–Sistah Sarah and The Almas Azules

6-9pm–CC and Strange Brew

Sun Sept 2

11am-1pm–David Noriega

2-5pm–Blues You Can Use  who are they?  Blues to Lose?

6-9pm–Littrell, Le and Lewis  who is le?  Who is lewis?

Mon Sept 3

2-5pm–Blues Directors

6-9pm–Deborah Michels Gang (DMG)

Tues Sept 4

6-9pm–SUDA