Watch this playlist of artists playing the 2017 edition of the Boise Blues Festival. Go to YouTube for access to full playlist menu. Get tickets now to this very affordable day-long festival. Children 12 & under free. Tickets and more info at BBF2017.eventbrite.com
Boise Blues Society celebrates 25 years of bringing the blues to Boise and Treasure Valley with the release of a new CD compilation, “Blues Gems from the Gem State”. The album features 18 tracks, one each by a different Treasure Valley blues band or artist. It’s produced by BBS co-founder and KRBX Radio Boise Juke Joint host Norman Davis.
All the artists donated their music to the fundraising project. Proceeds from the album go to support the non-profit work of Boise Blues Society, including its popular Blues in the Schools program, which is offered free-of-charge to area schools to promote and educate about the blues, and youth scholarship program which offers financial support for young musicians to further their music education.
In addition to the 18 tracks by the following artists, there’s also a download link for a bonus extended length 19th track of an additional John Nemeth song. The album is available at The Record Exchange and at Boise Blues Society shows and other events ($15).
The bands/artists represented:
Richard Soliz and the Fabulous Blue Rayz
The Blues Directors
Pamela DeMarche & Friends
Kings of Swing
Hoochie Coochie Men
Boise’s Groove and Jones
The Blues Addicts
Bob Kohnke & Butts Giraud
Boise Blues Society presents award-winning guitarist Nick Schnebelen and his hot blues band, one night only at the Riverside Hotel’s Sapphire Room, Tuesday, April 4, 7:30pm.
Nick Schnebelen has quickly built a reputation as a killer lead guitar player and impassioned vocalist. As founding member of the popular family band Trampled Under Foot, Nick has traveled the world playing clubs and festivals. and as fan favorites on the Legendary Blues Cruise.
“Echos of the blues like Freddie King, Buddy Guy…Nick Schnebelen’s world-class guitar playing leads the way.” –JS, Seattle PI
UPDATE TUESDAY 11:30am: We just sold out the original allotment of advance tickets for tonight’s Fat Tuesday Celebration, and have added a block of 20 seats we were holding back for door sales. You may still purchase advanced tickets until 3pm, then if any are left, they will be available at the door for $25. But best option is to get them now ($20+3.31 fees/tax)… Going to be a wang dang doodle of a party tonight!!
Update 2-27: We have just a few tickets left to tomorrow’s Fat Tuesday Celebration & Fundraiser for our Blues in the Schools program. Don’t miss this great colorful party! Tickets may not be available at the door, so don’t wait. Get yours now at bbs-fat-tues-2017.eventbrite.com/
Table reservations: If you already have tickets, bring some more friends and reserve a whole table (up to 9) for all of you. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve or ask questions. See you at the party!!
How’s your costume coming for our annual Fat Tuesday party? Maybe you’ll be one of the winners of a fun “Blues Tuesday” theme basket! It’s gonna be a great party! You definitely want to be there! Tix still available at bbs-fat-tues-2017.eventbrite.com/