Come and help Boise Blues Society celebrate 25 years bringing the blues to Treasure Valley, on Saturday night (May 13) at Mardi Gras Ballroom. Local musicians and blues fans will take over the Mardi Gras for the Release Party of the new BBS CD. You’re invited to party with us!
The Blues Addicts will open the show at 7pm sharp, followed by at least 7 more local blues acts, so plan to get there early! Each band plays a short set including their track on the brand new CD. Doors at 6:30. Tickets are just $10 each or 2 for $15 (bring-a-friend special) … and now no fees or tax added at BBS events. BBS25.eventbrite.com
You can also grab a copy of the BBS 25th Year Compilation CD, Blues Gems of the Gem State, featuring 18 tracks from local blues artists plus a bonus digital track from Boise’s own John Nemeth, at a special price of $10 during this event. Get a glimpse into the history of blues music in Boise and be part of our thriving local blues scene!
The Facts: Location: Mardi Gras Ballroom, 615 S 9th St, Boise, ID 83702
Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Doors open at 6:30pm. Music from 7-11pm.
General admission: $10 each or 2 for $15 (bring-a-friend special)
For more information about the CD including list of all the artists, click here.
Yes, our Boise Blues Society Members Appreciation Party is coming right up – Sunday afternoon, Nov. 29 at The Playhouse Boise (formerly AEN Playhouse) 8001 W Fairview Avenue (near the corner of Fairview and Milwaukee). We look forward to seeing you all there!
The event starts at 1:30pmwith an opening set by BBS’s “house band”, the Blues Directors, comprised largely of our board of directors. All BBS members old and new are invited to attend. The Society will provide light snacks and there is a no-host bar on the premises.
One lucky BBS member will win a PAIR OF FREE TICKETS TO ALL BBS-SPONSORED EVENTS AT THE SAPPHIRE ROOM IN 2016!! All members-in-good-standing through 2016 are automatically entered and you may sign up or renew your membership anytime between now and the drawing itself to be eligibLe. Why not sign up or renew now so you don’t forget! You can do it at http://boiseblues.org/join-us/
You’ll have the chance to meet all board members, learn about the activities of our committees, and presentation of special achievement awards will be made to several community members who have been especially helpful to BBS in the past year. Then more music!
Please come and celebrate the blues and our expansion of blues education and enjoyment in Treasure Valley and beyond!
BBS Board of Directors
Spreading knowledge and appreciation of blues music throughout Southern Idaho