Calendar

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.