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Jun
24
Sun
2018
Radio Boise Blues Cruise @ Payette Lake, McCall, ID
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This blues cruise, Boise’s first ever, promises to be a lot of fun. A luxury cruiser will pick us up at noon on Sunday, June 24. We’ll ride to McCall in style with snacks, games, prizes and live music by Russ Martin and Richard Soliz on the way.

Then we’ll board the good ship Idaho for a two hour cruise of Payette Lake! More snacks, a full bar and live music during our cruise by Scott Wallenburg of The Blues Addicts, and the Gary Tackett trio. After the cruise, we’ll ride back to Boise with more live music and fun.
 
Only 75 tickets will be sold for this event, at Eventbrite.com so don’t wait too long if you’d like to go. This is a fund-raiser for Radio Boise and a fun-raiser for blues fans.
 
Questions? Contact Norman Davis of the Blues Bloc on Radio Boise, 89.9 Boise & Beyond, and 93.5 Downtown at norman@radiothrills.com

Jun
26
Tue
2018
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel | Boise | Idaho | United States

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Jun
30
Sat
2018
Jake Leg Blues Band @ Crescent Brewery
Jun 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ Willi B's
Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jul
1
Sun
2018
Blues & Jazz Jam @ Oak Barrel of Eagle
Jul 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Oak Barrel Blues and Jazz Jam
This is an open invitation to musicians of all ages to come out and jam with other musicians who have an interest in blues and/or jazz. Food and full bar available. Every 1st and 3rd  Sunday of every month from 3pm to 6pm

Jul
3
Tue
2018
Gary Tackett Band @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Jul
5
Thu
2018
David McT @ Deja Brew Laugh a Latte
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

David McT will bring his tasty collection of soulful blues, ballads and classic rock to share, with a special nod to the Sixties and Seventies. Vocals backed by six and twelve string guitar.  Should be a good time out on the patio, weather permitting. Fun for all. Hope to see you there.

Jul
6
Fri
2018
Blues To Lose @ Sockeye Brewing
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

All ages welcome.  

Jul
7
Sat
2018
Deborah Michels Gang @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gary Tackett Band  @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rockin Roadhouse Blues
 
Smooth Avenue @ Big Al's
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

In Meridian Village, on the patio.

Mojo Boogie Band @ Willi B's
Jul 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Jul
8
Sun
2018
BBS Monthly Blues Jam @ Playhouse Boise
Jul 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
BBS Monthly Blues Jam @ Playhouse Boise | Boise | Idaho | United States

Please see all the details at our post on this site.

Jul
10
Tue
2018
SUDA @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Jul
11
Wed
2018
Hoochie Coochie Men @ Westside Drive In
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Blues

Billy Blues Band with Michele Eastland @ Willi B's
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jul
13
Fri
2018
The Blues Addicts @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This Friday we return to the Sand Bar with 3 full sets starting at 6pm.  The Sandbar is on the hippest new area on the Greenbelt right behind the Riverside Hotel on Chinden. Shade, misters and frosty cold beverages will be available! 

Jul
15
Sun
2018
Blues & Jazz Jam @ Oak Barrel of Eagle
Jul 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Oak Barrel Blues and Jazz Jam
This is an open invitation to musicians of all ages to come out and jam with other musicians who have an interest in blues and/or jazz. Food and full bar available. Every 1st and 3rd  Sunday of every month from 3pm to 6pm

Jul
17
Tue
2018
Mojo Boogie @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Jul
20
Fri
2018
The Blues Groove @ Ironwood Social
Jul 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

every third Friday

Jul
22
Sun
2018
The Blues Brothers Rock and Soul Revue @ Ste Chapelle Winery
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Blues Brothers Rock and Soul Revue will be tearing it up at Ste Chapelle on Sunday the 22nd of July as a part of their Concerts in the Park series. 

From Jack and Elwood themselves:  “It is an absolutely beautiful venue to be a part of. Doors open at 11;00 and the concert goes 1:00 to 4:30. There are local vendors with tasty food and plenty of wine and beer!”

General Admission is $12 on line and $15 at the door.  Picnics welcome but please no outside  alcohol.

Jake and Elwood hope to see you there !! Thank you !

“We don’t play often, but when we do “ Its a Party !!!

Jul
24
Tue
2018
Jake Leg Blues Band @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Jul
28
Sat
2018
Smooth Avenue @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Smooth returns for a lovely evening of music along the greenbelt. Drive, walk or take a bike ride. It’s beautiful on the patio. Full bar and an outside grill station to fulfill your urges for food or drink.

Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ Ironwood Social Club
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ Ironwood Social Club | Garden City | Kansas | United States

No Cover charge.  Family Friendly.

Jul
31
Tue
2018
Johnny Kunk Trio @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Aug
3
Fri
2018
Blues on the Banks Kickoff Show @ Stewart's Bar & Grill
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

~~ 21st Annual Blues on the Banks Weekend Comes to Caldwell, Friday and Saturday, August 3-4 ~~

THIS FRIDAY NIGHT KICKOFF to Blues on the Banks Weekend will feature popular local blues band JAKE LEG from 8-10pm. The DEBOARAH MICHELS GANG opens Friday’s show, 7-8pm. Doors open at 6pm. 

TICKETS:  Friday Night ONLY tickets are $5 (cash please) at the door.  But the best deal is to purchase your tickets here in advance, to cover both shows for just $15. Friday’s show is included with this purchase, just show your printed or mobile ticket.

Saturday’s door price (if not sold out early) will be $20. Both are all ages shows. 12 and under free. Over 12 will need a ticket. Doors open one hour before show time each night. 

SECOND NIGHT: Jake Leg also will open Saturday’s show at 6:30pm and headliner Scott Ellison plays immediately after. Please see separate listing to that show under August 4. Remember, you may buy combo tickets to both Friday and Saturday shows here for just $15. 

 

VENUE: Again this year, both nights will be held at Stewart’s Bar and Grill, 2805 Blaine St, Caldwell. The lovely patio setting at Stewart’s allows patrons to be “up close and personal” with the musicians, with a grassy dance space. There’s comfortable shaded seating and food and beverages for your dining and drinking pleasure. Please no coolers, outside food or drink. You may bring lawn chairs to assure yourself seating, up close at stage side if you like. 

Aug
4
Sat
2018
Blues on the Banks Main Night–Scott Ellison @ Stewart's Bar & Grill
Aug 4 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Another great music weekend headlined by a long-time touring blues icon! This year’s headliner is SCOTT ELLISON, talented singer-songwriter, guitarist, and blues-rocker from Tulsa, Oklahoma. A veteran of more than 40 years playing the blues professionally, and still going strong with some 200 shows a year throughout North America. 
SCOTT ELLISON

“Ellison is a prolific songwriter, and his work reflects influences from the British Blues Invasion, Motown, and Memphis rhythm and blues.” –Blues in Britain

“Banks” will feature TWO NIGHTS of entertainment again this year! Popular local blues band JAKE LEG will open Saturday’s show at 6:30pm, and Ellison will headline immediately after. Jake Leg will also play Friday, Aug 3, 8-10pm. The DEBOARAH MICHELS GANG opens Friday’s show, 7-8pm.

Blues on the Banks sponsor Boise Blues Society is proud to bring yet another entertainer of Scott Ellison’s talent and blues heritage to this popular event. Recent shows have sold out, including the past 2 years with Dennis Jones and Studebaker John.

The best deal is to buy your full weekend tickets in advance, to cover both nights for just $15. Friday’s show is included with this purchase, just show your printed or mobile ticket.

Or if you can only attend FRIDAY Night’s Show, admittance to that is a $5 cover (cash please) at the door. Saturday’s door price (if not sold out early) will be $20. Both shows are all ages shows. 12 and under free. Over 12 will need a ticket. Doors open one hour before show time each night.

BBS MEMBERS: To receive $2 off per ticket see your email from us for a code for the “enter promotional code” box that comes up when you click on “tickets” above. If you’re not yet a member and want to be included, you may join at https://boisebluessociety.wildapricot.org/join-us

VENUE: Again this year, both nights will be held at Stewart’s Bar and Grill, 2805 Blaine St, Caldwell. The lovely patio setting at Stewart’s allows patrons to be “up close and personal” with the musicians, with a grassy dance space. There’s comfortable shaded seating and food and beverages for your dining and drinking pleasure. Please no coolers, outside food or drink. You may bring lawn chairs to assure yourself seating, up close at stage side if you like. 

For info, message us here or email boisebluessociety@gmail.com

Aug
5
Sun
2018
The Blues Addicts with Brass Tacks Horns @ Ste Chapelle Winery
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Blues & Jazz Jam @ Oak Barrel of Eagle
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Oak Barrel Blues and Jazz Jam
This is an open invitation to musicians of all ages to come out and jam with other musicians who have an interest in blues and/or jazz. Food and full bar available. Every 1st and 3rd  Sunday of every month from 3pm to 6pm

Aug
7
Tue
2018
Hoochie Coochie Men @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Aug
12
Sun
2018
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ Lakeview Park
Aug 12 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ Lakeview Park | Nampa | Idaho | United States

No Cover Charge.  Family Friendly.

BBS Monthly Blues Jam @ Playhouse Boise
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
BBS Monthly Blues Jam @ Playhouse Boise | Boise | Idaho | United States

Please see all the details at our post on this site.

Aug
14
Tue
2018
RJ McGinnis Band @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Aug
19
Sun
2018
Blues & Jazz Jam @ Oak Barrel of Eagle
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Oak Barrel Blues and Jazz Jam
This is an open invitation to musicians of all ages to come out and jam with other musicians who have an interest in blues and/or jazz. Food and full bar available. Every 1st and 3rd  Sunday of every month from 3pm to 6pm

Aug
21
Tue
2018
Bret Welty Band @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Aug
25
Sat
2018
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ Ironwood Social Club
Aug 25 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ Ironwood Social Club | Idaho | United States

  No Charge.  Family Friendly.

Aug
28
Tue
2018
Blank Check @ Sandbar, Riverside Hotel
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come on out to Blues Night at the Sandbar, presented by Boise Blues Society, featuring your favorite local blues bands. All ages welcome. Free. Food and drink available.

Blank Check is the band formerly known at the Blues Collective. You may recognize them, they look like this (in black & white).

Aug
30
Thu
2018
The Blues Addicts with Brass Tacks Horns @ Eagle Gazebo Concert Series
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sep
15
Sat
2018
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ City of Eagle Saturday Market at Heritage Square Gazebo
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Billy Blues Band featuring Michele Eastland & Becky Blake @ City of Eagle Saturday Market at Heritage Square Gazebo | Eagle | Idaho | United States

No Cover Charge. Family Friendly.

The Blues Addicts with Brass Tacks Horns @ Sun Ray Cafe
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Spreading knowledge and appreciation of blues music throughout Southern Idaho.