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Friday, July 1st, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Ryan Wissinger

Ryan Wissinger has been entertaining Boise with his eclectic guitar music for over a decade, with a repertoire of covers spanning 8 decades and his own inspired compositions.  He's performed on Boise Song Talk and was featured by the Boise Songwriters Association.  He has written local favorites including "Idaho Polka" and "Walking Blue", and sings tunes spanning Abba to Zappa and anything between. Ryan frequently performs with many of the valley's best known musicians.

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Music Box: Classic Country Tribute

Music Box is author/singer Kim Philley and fretless guitarist/singer Ned Evett. They began writing songs while living in South East Asia before returning to the USA to tour in California, Nevada, and Idaho. Their music is a blend of classic and alt country with strong harmonies and lyrics.

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Big Wow Band

Big Wow Band is a solid 6-piece act that pays attention to detail. Quality artists with the right equipment from top to bottom. We know that we have one chance to get it right and make your event Big Time Fun!

Friday, July 1st, 2016

The Sapphire Room | SUZY BOGGUSS

SUZY BOGGUSS

 

JULY 1ST: Doors open at 7:00pm; Show at 8:00pm

Advance General Seating: $28 
Advance Preferred Seating: $38 

Advance General Seating (MEET & GREET): $58 
Advance Preferred Seating(MEET  & GREET): $68 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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Grammy award-winning and Platinum selling artist Suzy Bogguss is one to constantly chase the muse wherever it may lead. She has covered Country, Swing, Jazz, Folk, Americana and Roots music with style and grace. The live performance of her last album, American Folk Songbook, has been lauded by fans, critics and buyers as "a show not to miss!" Suzy's appeal has never wavered and her fan base continues to grow with constant touring around the globe including regular appearances on Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion tour and the Grand Ole Opry! 

2014 saw the release of "Lucky", Suzy's latest album and a heartfelt homage to the songwriting of Merle Haggard. "He really is the poet of the common man," says Bogguss of the man who is at the center of her new album. Some may recall she kicked off her career with 1989's "Somewhere Between," her debut album named after one of Haggard's early songs. "Not every artist has music that is as universal as Merle's. It's pretty heavy-duty stuff, and I think that's why to so many of us who sing and write songs, he's such a king among us." 

Bogguss dove deeper into Haggard's catalog, taking care to hold on to that original vision of finding songs that resonated with her not just pulling out and recycling the hits. The result is a modern record with a classic vibe, featuring jewels like "Silver Wings," "The Bottle Let Me Down," "If We Make It Through December," "I Think I'll Just Stay Here And Drink" and many more. Merle has given her the big thumbs up on this project and Suzy embarked on international tour to support the album. Rolling Stone magazine included her in The Top 48 Things We Saw At SXSW 2014 and said "She's as country as they come." She truly is an artist that knows no boundaries and always leaves everyone wondering what she'll do next!

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Johann Helton

Master of classical Guitar, Funky music, Jazz, Folk. Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Acoustic guitar, 12-string, Electric bass, Upright bass...Come and hear guitarist, Johann Helton at our weekend brunch at the Riverside Grill!

For more information on our weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information about Johann Helton, visit: http://www.johannhelton.com/

   

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Patricia Folkner

Patricia Folkner, of Boise, Idaho, is an accomplished guitarist/singer who blends jazz and folk into her own unique style and sound—a sound that keeps listeners engrossed. She’s a guitarist, not just a player, with chops that most guys envy. And her vocals….clear and beautiful. Pat is the antithesis of the raw, edgy, angst-ridden singer/songwriter. Her playing and singing can be summed up as “smooth and sophisticated”, and, as many a fan has stated, she’s “very, very easy on the ears”.  

 

  

Sandbar 11am-1pm: Carter Freeman

"There is something to be said for a voice that compels you to believe it, and that's what Freeman has."- Pat Muir, ON Magazine. After touring extensively throughout the North West Freeman has developed a unique take on songwriting. He mixes the sounds of the old delta blues, Bluegrass, Alt Country, and Swing pulled from his original southern roots, all the while continuing to bring forth a taste of the modern in his performance, playing, voice, and lyrics. Definitely a show to catch when he passes through your area!!! Check out sound samples and show dates here...www.reverbnation.com/carterfreeman1

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Bread & Circus

Bread & Circus play melodically stout, catchy yet kitschy, steep southern boogie music with a pinch of white bread soul rolled in a metric ton of improvisational rock and roll. Originally composed songs played in earnest and always with honesty jam-packed with a creative and expressive nature. Hell bent and quite content on making you move your feet and soothing the soul.

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Jake Leg

Jake Leg blues band plays dancable blues selected from over 100 years of the best of this roots music. We pride ourselves on being true to the soul of the blues while putting our own interpretation on the classics. We also enjoy playing contemporary songs as well as a handful of our originals. As a band we have been together for about three years, but as individuals we are "well-seasoned" with close to a century of combined playing/performing experience. Our goal is always to get feet moving and let the audience share the enjoyment of the music we love.

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Weekend Brunch & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Johann Helton

Master of classical Guitar, Funky music, Jazz, Folk. Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Acoustic guitar, 12-string, Electric bass, Upright bass...Come and hear guitarist, Johann Helton at our weekend brunch at the Riverside Grill!

For more information on our weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information about Johann Helton, visit: http://www.johannhelton.com/

  

Sapphire Room Jazz Brunch 9am-Noon: 

Dan Costello & Ben Burdick

Dan Costello is a singer/songwriter, guitarist and prime staple of the remote but robust music scene in Boise, Idaho, USA. Armed at an early age with a radio and a baritone ukulele, his love for music led him to a classical guitar degree from Boise State, and a full-time professional music career now spanning over 15 years as a performer, writer/arranger, educator and simultaneous rabble-rouser/peacemaker in his local community.

Ben Burdick performs originals, jazz standards, pop tunes and improvisations. A music veteran of 30 years, Ben has performed and recorded with Grammy‐nominated Rosalie Sorrels, singer/songwriter Rebecca Scott and many other artists in Boise. Ben’s guitar work can be heard encompassing blues, jazz, country, fusion, finger‐style, bluegrass, rock, and an occasional diversion into the avant garde. His own albums, demonstrate his diversity: “Burdick contradicts the jack‐of‐all‐trades aphorism; he truly is master of all.” - Alan Fark (2004 CD review of Acoustic Musings) "...Burdick really can play. It only takes listening to him for a few seconds to tell he's a real jazzer." —Dan McMahon, Boise Weekly

  

Sandbar 11am-1pm: Wilson Roberts

Wilson Roberts is an extremely versitile and dynamic solo entertainer who has performed in 45 states and 8 Canadian provinces. His unique style of "non-stop pop" entertainment easily moves in and out of easy listening, tongue-in-cheek humor, up tempo classic rock and roll dance music, and high powered crowd involvement. 

 

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Rob Harding & Friends

Rob Harding is a thirty plus year veteran professional singer, songwriter, guitarist who has played from Alaska to Florida.  He has played various genres including bluegrass, country, rock, western swing, focusing more on a jazz bent as of late.  Rob recently returned to Idaho after having spent several years in Austin, Texas where he played in several bands, sharing the stage with such acts as Asleep at the Wheel, Robert Earl Keen, Texas Tornadoes, Reckless Kelly, Ray Wiley Hubbard, Dale Watson, Johnny Lee, among others.  His recent CD is gaining international recognition and airplay.   Music is central to Rob's life and he invites others to share in the love of it.

 

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Jack Hale Trio

Live vintage era traditional jazz and swing music featuring the Jack Hale Trio! For more information, visit: https://www.reverbnation.com/swinginsophisticats

Monday, July 4th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Rob Harding

Rob Harding is a thirty plus year veteran professional singer, songwriter, guitarist who has played from Alaska to Florida.  He has played various genres including bluegrass, country, rock, western swing, focusing more on a jazz bent as of late.  Rob recently returned to Idaho after having spent several years in Austin, Texas where he played in several bands, sharing the stage with such acts as Asleep at the Wheel, Robert Earl Keen, Texas Tornadoes, Reckless Kelly, Ray Wiley Hubbard, Dale Watson, Johnny Lee, among others.  His recent CD is gaining international recognition and airplay.   Music is central to Rob's life and he invites others to share in the love of it.

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Billy Braun

 

Billy Braun has been a part of the Idaho/Boise music scene for over forty years. His guitar and singing style brings a fun blend of all of the great songs from the 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's. If you love the music from times past, you will love Billy Braun's music!

 

    

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Dan Costello

Dan Costello is a singer/songwriter, guitarist and prime staple of the remote but robust music scene in Boise, Idaho, USA. Armed at an early age with a radio and a baritone ukulele, his love for music led him to a classical guitar degree from Boise State, and a full-time professional music career now spanning over 15 years as a performer, writer/arranger, educator and simultaneous rabble-rouser/peacemaker in his local community.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Jake VanPaepeghem

Jake Van Paepeghem, a Northwest native, is a multi-genre guitarist and educator in the Boise area who has played/toured with the likes of American Idol winner Kris Allen, John Pizzarelli, John Proulx, Emily Braden, Brianne Gray, This Providence, and Boise alternative band, Interstate. Expect a jazz perspective on anything from southern spirituals to modern pop. 

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Ryan Wissinger

Ryan Wissinger has been entertaining Boise with his eclectic guitar music for over a decade, with a repertoire of covers spanning 8 decades and his own inspired compositions.  He's performed on Boise Song Talk and was featured by the Boise Songwriters Association.  He has written local favorites including "Idaho Polka" and "Walking Blue", and sings tunes spanning Abba to Zappa and anything between. Ryan frequently performs with many of the valley's best known musicians. 

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: MahaVia

MahaVia is a collaboration between Julianna “La Patita” Thomas and Derren Davidavich Crosby. Inspired by the beauty and mystery that exists all around us and possessed by wanderlust, we live as full time nomadic artists.  Nature is our muse and music is what we love. 

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Steve Eaton

As a songwriter, Steve’s songs have earned gold and platinum records for The Carpenters and Art Garfunkel. His songs have also been recorded by many other artists, including Glen Campbell, The Righteous Brothers, Ann Murray, and Lee Greenwood. Steve has received Emmy nominations for his original music written for PBS and has written music for the Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Some consider his song Idaho I Love You to be the true state song of Idaho. As a performer, Steve has performed in a variety of venues all over the country, and has been a member of several bands including The Fabulous Chancellors and Paul Revere and the Raiders. For more information, visit:http://www.steveeaton.net/

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Jim Lewis

With his ever-present sense of humor, Jim Lewis is a unique and versatile performer with a diversity of musical skill sets and knowledge to draw upon. Jim is an acoustic and electric guitar player, performer, composer, singer-songwriter, music educator with over 35 years of professional experience. Over the years, he has transcribed and arranged thousands of songs and has worked for hundreds of satisfied private clients. He has also transcribed for Steven King's first book of fingerstyle guitar songs. Over the course of his career, he has played with influential bands like Canned Heat, Cold Blood, and Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show. At age 16, Jim started playing guitar and started instruction with Roberto Torres, Peter Sprague, and Joe Diorio, Scott Henderson and Bill Coleman. He currently performs music from the 20's and 30’s to the present, along with his own originals.  www.jameslewismusic.net 

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Brett Reid

Brett Reid is a professional musician, singer, and entertainer. With more than 30 years experience on the stage, his guitar skill and smooth vocals will amaze you as he performs many of the most popular songs from the last five decades. Sit back, relax, and reminisce.

Friday, July 8th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Rebecca Scott

Singer-Songwriter Rebecca Scott has been dazzling local & regional audiences for over two decades with her unique style of folk-pop-rock. Best known for her raw musical talent and high energy performances Rebecca performs with a five star band backing her. Her music can be described as feel good music for people of all ages. Rebecca has released four albums of original music and has a fifth on the way.

    

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Tom Taylor

Tom Taylor is a singer-songwriter from Boise Idaho who has won the $100,000 Star Search competition. He has also been signed to Modern/Atlantic records, recorded 5 full length original CD's and performed as the opening act for artists such as Cheap Trick, Aaron Neville, Vast, Mute Math, Lisa Lobe and Lucas Nelson. Tom's dynamic vocal, guitar, and uplifting original songs are influenced by the Singer-Songwriter, rock, pop, and British invasion genres. Tom also performs medleys of modern and classic cover songs in an acoustic setting by artists such as the Beatles, Neil Diamond, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Chris Isaak, and Johnny Cash. 

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: The Come Together Band

The Come Together Band has been working since 2009 and we’ve played such venues as The Botanical Gardens, St. Chapelle Winery, The Crux, The Sapphire, The Reef, Hannahs, The Big Nasty Hill Climb, and private shows. Our intention is obviously not to look like the Beatles, but to sound as close to them as possible. You will find yourself singing along and reminiscing about the years we shared with the Beatles !

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Matthew Tutsky

Harpist Matthew Tutsky will perform from 9am to 12pm on our lobby stage during our Signature Weekend Brunch Buffet. Music is free.

For more information on the weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information on Matthew Tutsky, visit: http://www.matthewtutsky.com/

  

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Brett Reid

Brett Reid is a professional musician, singer, and entertainer. With more than 30 years experience on the stage, his guitar skill and smooth vocals will amaze you as he performs many of the most popular songs from the last five decades. Sit back, relax, and reminisce.

  

Sandbar 11am-1pm: Patricia Folkner

Patricia Folkner, of Boise, Idaho, is an accomplished guitarist/singer who blends jazz and folk into her own unique style and sound—a sound that keeps listeners engrossed. She’s a guitarist, not just a player, with chops that most guys envy. And her vocals….clear and beautiful. Pat is the antithesis of the raw, edgy, angst-ridden singer/songwriter. Her playing and singing can be summed up as “smooth and sophisticated”, and, as many a fan has stated, she’s “very, very easy on the ears”.  

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: The Blind Mice

The Blind Mice is a four piece band formed in 2014 playing Americana (Rock, Blues, and a little Country).

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Sons of Thunder Mountain

The Sons of Thunder Mountain is a trio formed as an American acoustical folk music group in the tradition of The Kingston Trio, Peter, Paul and Mary, Simon and Garfunkle, The Brothers Four and The Seekers. SoTM performs folk songs by John Denver, Pete Seger, Bob Dylan, Donovan, Arlo Guthrie, Gordon Lightfoot and Jimmy Buffet, as well as dozens of others.

Not limiting themselves to folk music, SoTM's repertoire of over a hundred songs goes back into the 1930's, plays folk rock in acoustical renditions from The Byrds, Linda Ronstadt, Buffalo Springfield, The Eagles, Crosby, Stills and Nash....and then there is the occasion original song written by one of the members. The group also varies its program with country, rock and swing, as well as taking requests - - when appropriate.

The group features both tight harmonies and instrumental prowess in the framework of a casual and family-friendly show, based on light-hearted banter amongst the members. The group's name originates from the Thunder Mountain Railroad Line, which first hired the trio to perform regularly on their excursions.

For more information, visit: http://www.sotmtrio.com/

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Casino Rueda

Casino Rueda Salsa Dancing

Doors Open at 8pm

TICKETS AT THE DOOR: $5

 We are suiting up to celebrate 4 years of great dancing with style and the best Salsa, Timba, Bachata & Reggaeton tunes. We have drink social hour from 8 - 9 pm and social dancing from 9 to midnight. Come join us and celebrate with your sexy suits and dresses.

 

Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Matthew Tutsky

Harpist Matthew Tutsky will perform from 9am to 12pm on our lobby stage during our Signature Weekend Brunch Buffet. Music is free.

For more information on the weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information on Matthew Tutsky, visit: http://www.matthewtutsky.com/

  

Sapphire Jazz Brunch 9am-Noon: Quinn & Shirley VanPaepeghem


 The band is fronted by the silky vocals of Shirley Van Paepeghem (Also a founding member of the Jazz Guys from Bend, Oregon and director of music for grades K - 12 at North Star Charter School in Eagle, Idaho) and guitarist Quinn Van Paepeghem (founding member of the Jazz Guys from Bend, Oregon and choral director at Boise State University)

    

Sandbar 11am-1pm: Nancy Kelly

Her music is a medley of Piano Folk with hints of Jazz and Classical. She writes all her own songs and sings them, accompanying herself with piano or dulcimer. She has enjoyed playing her original tunes in local venues since 1998 - coffee houses, stores, art galleries, parks events, farmers markets, community benefits and festivals. Now that her kids have grown she is looking forward to gigging locally and beyond. As Walt Whitman says "Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me..." - See more at: http://www.nancykellymusic.com/bio/

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Tambalka

World music at its best. Tambalka features an intriguing blend of rumba, latin, gypsy and mediterranean music.  For more information, visit their website: www.tambalka.com.

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Pamela DeMarche & Friends

Pamela DeMarche brings a wealth of experience and talent to The Sandbar. She's been singing and playing the piano for as long as she can remember and has been featured as the lead role in many notable theatre productions and on prestigious stages all over the world. For more information visit: http://www.pamelademarche.com/

Monday, July 11th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Willison Roos

Willison Roos has bounded onto the Boise music scene providing a “no rough edges” sound, blending rich vocals with an acoustic folk-rock backdrop. The smooth harmonies and rhythmic acoustic instrumentation make for an unforgettable sound. 

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Moss Roses

Barbara Laing and Ev Hadden join forces and voices to bring you bluesed-up favorites and originals. Barbara has been a fixture in Boise’s music scene for years, performing solo and in various bands, including Next in Line.  Ev arrived in town more recently and fronted the Ev Hadden Trio. Both ladies perform with the Blues Directors, a group of Board members of the Boise Blues Society.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Pamela DeMarche

Pamela comes by her love of music and the arts naturally. Her mom and dad were both accomplished artists, and her five brothers and sisters all are or were musicians at one time in their lives. She has been singing and dancing for as long as she can remember.Pamela’s first and enduring love has been singing jazz and blues. Her professional bookings included Las Vegas engagements at The Paris Las Vegas, The Rio, New York, New York, The Bellagio, The Venetian, The Aladdin, and The MGM. 

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Reflections

Reflections is a musical duet of Leanne Downs on Acoustic Guitar and Vocals, and Deb Carruthers on Bass Guitar and Vocals in Boise, Idaho; taking flight from a bucket list! We've raised our families, still work full time and are taking time for ourselves to pursue our passion - great music of the past and present. http://lmdowns.wix.com/reflections

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Wayne White

Wayne Worthen has been playing acoustic guitar since 1970 and singing before he could talk (according to his mom). He writes and enjoys playing/singing Folk, Folk Rock, Celtic, Blues, Ragtime, Classical, Soft Jazz, and a little Spanish/Latin music. "I try hard to write music that has feeling and passion. It is my sincerest hope that you will find that listening to my music helps to enhance your life, that in some small way it brings joy and warmth to you." - Wayne

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Steve Eaton

As a songwriter, Steve’s songs have earned gold and platinum records for The Carpenters and Art Garfunkel. His songs have also been recorded by many other artists, including Glen Campbell, The Righteous Brothers, Ann Murray, and Lee Greenwood. Steve has received Emmy nominations for his original music written for PBS and has written music for the Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Some consider his song Idaho I Love You to be the true state song of Idaho. As a performer, Steve has performed in a variety of venues all over the country, and has been a member of several bands including The Fabulous Chancellors and Paul Revere and the Raiders. For more information, visit: http://www.steveeaton.net/ 

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Nicole Christensen

Nicole Christensen is an artist, in every sense of the word. The Eagle resident sings, paints, and writes, expressing herself through a variety of media. Singing has been Christensen’s artistic outlet most of her life. She writes her own lyrics and poetry, and watercolor painting. She loves to perform jazz pieces, mostly traditional, and says she prefers “music pulled from the tradition of the blues—jazz and country,”

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Douglas Cameron

Since making music a career in 1995, Douglas Cameron has released 11 albums of his music, extensively toured the West year after year, played with all sorts of big name artists, played at premier concert venues, won a nationwide songwriting contest, has had his songs placed in TV ads and films, and has grown a considerable fan base all while staying fiercely independent. With no record label or big corporate money behind him, Douglas Cameron calls his own shots, and he likes it that way. The stories are endless, from being backed by the Pam Tillis Band for a performance in Nashville, TN, to playing for 10,000 people at Red Rocks Amphitheater outside Denver, CO, to watching his truck blow up on the side of the road in Wyoming, Cameron continues his musical journey while allowing all these events of life to inspire his songs.

Friday, July 15th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Gayle Chapman

Gayle Chapman's vocals are all you need to make your day complete, and she plays tricky little guitar licks that bring a great big smile to your face.  This lady has decades of experience and a bittersweet outlook on life, and it all comes bubbling to the surface as she plugs in and starts to sing.  When she asks what you'd like to hear, just shout out "Good Irish Girl," and sit back and be prepared for one of the best experiences of your life.  Then stick around, there's more to come!

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Mike Cramer

Mike Cramer's performances include an interesting cross section of cover songs, leaning toward classic rock n' roll to classic country.  He sprinkles in his original songs between the covers, providing the background story behind each song.  Somebody once said of his voice "...it sounds like melting chocolate."

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Shon Sanders Band

Shon's father, a professional musician, had a massive and quite eclectic record collection. "Growing up there was always music in the house! My parents were into everything....classical, jazz, blues, folk, and rock.  But it was the funk and soul records that blew my mind at a very young age. All that stuff about women and love... I didn't know what all of it meant but I knew it moved me!" Inspired by the likes of Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder, Isaac Hayes, and Teddy Pendergrass, just to name a few, Shon began his journey finding his own soulful voice. The many influences of all the different genres of music that surrounded him in his youth can be found in Shon's unique sound.

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Matthew Tutsky

Harpist Matthew Tutsky will perform from 9am to 12pm on our lobby stage during our Signature Weekend Brunch Buffet. Music is free.

For more information on the weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information on Matthew Tutsky, visit: http://www.matthewtutsky.com/

  

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Billy Braun

Billy Braun has been a part of the Idaho/Boise music scene for over forty years. His guitar and singing style brings a fun blend of all of the great songs from the 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's. If you love the music from times past, you will love Billy Braun's music!

  

Sandbar 11pm-1pm: Angie & Tess Wilkins


  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Blaze & Kelly 

To listen to Blaze and Kelly is to experience a musical nirvana. Their art takes the listener beyond the realm of the temporal, and into those intangible places we call spirit, dreams, and love. There’s no doubt these two laughter-loving women can sing—Niccole’s powerful lead vocals blend perfectly with Mo’s sweet tone. But what makes them true artists is their ability to create emotion. To Blaze and Kelly, it’s not money, fame, or precision that creates happiness, but genuine human connection. And their songs illustrate the humanity, passion, and truth each one of us strives to feel and find gladness

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Lucky Tongue

A Sandbar favorite-- Lucky Tongue is a father and his two sons, singing in perfect three-part harmony and playing your favorite rock classics.  For more information, visit: http://www.luckytongue.com/

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Jazz Brunch, Weekend Brunch & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am - Noon: Matthew Tutsky

Harpist Matthew Tutsky will perform from 9am to 12pm on our lobby stage during our Signature Weekend Brunch Buffet. Music is free.

For more information on the weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet

For more information on Matthew Tutsky, visit: http://www.matthewtutsky.com/

 

Sapphire Jazz Brunch 9am - Noon: Ben Burdick & Friends

Ben Burdick performs originals, jazz standards, pop tunes and improvisations. A music veteran of 30 years, Ben has performed and recorded with Grammy‐nominated Rosalie Sorrels, singer/songwriter Rebecca Scott and many other artists in Boise. Ben’s guitar work can be heard encompassing blues, jazz, country, fusion, finger‐style, bluegrass, rock, and an occasional diversion into the avant garde. His own albums, demonstrate his diversity: “Burdick contradicts the jack‐of‐all‐trades aphorism; he truly is master of all.” - Alan Fark (2004 CD review of Acoustic Musings) "...Burdick really can play. It only takes listening to him for a few seconds to tell he's a real jazzer." —Dan McMahon, Boise Weekly

 

Sandbar 11am-1pm: Spencer Batt

Born and raised in the hop fields of Idaho's Snake River Valley, Spencer Batt's earthy sound is a direct product of his upbringing. Much time was spent sitting in the back of his father’s pickup truck listening to 60's and 70's rock 'n roll while cruising through the fields. It wasn't until dropping out of concert band and piano lessons that he found his love for guitar at the age of 16. From there he would go on to the University of Idaho where he would start his first band Clearview, and begin the path of singer/songwriter. Upon graduation, Spencer found himself without a proper job secured, but was scraping by playing music. This free spirited attitude turned out to be the catalyst that would ultimately lead to the incarnation of Boise based band Soul Serene. After 4 years of hitting the local scene and touring the northwest, Spencer returned to the University of Idaho to complete a master’s degree. Upon graduation in May 2014, Spencer once again decided to forego a “traditional” career and returned to music. Since then he has played nearly five hundred shows, crafted tens of songs, and has smiled more than the average guy should. Spencer plans to continue his quest in the music business, and hopes to release his eponymous debut on his own record label, Fargo Road Records, in 2016.   

    

Sandbar 2- 5pm: Tractorbeam

Tractor Beam is a band of Boise veteran musicians out to have some fun. Our sound is the result of multiple musical influences. Tractor Beam’s music is Idaho roots rock, cosmic country blues and blur grass. Run it all through a blender and serve it up with Thai chili paste. Having played supporting roles in Boise’s music scene over the years in several bands, the boys have come together with a common mission to play original music (and rare covers of songs they love) in any available alternative venues outside of the regular bar band grind. http://tractorbeammusic.com/

   

Sandbar 6- 9pm: Clay Moore Quartet

A recent transplant to Idaho, guitarist Clay Moore picked up the instrument while in high school in El Paso, TX and played his first gigs two years later. Studying on his own and with jazz greats Pat Martino, Joe Pass, Howard Roberts, and John Scofield, Clay learned quickly and was soon performing in cities all over the USA, playing in top 40, R&B, blues, country, rock, and jazz groups. Over time he focused on becoming a full-time jazz artist, both as a sideman and leading his own groups.
For More information, Visit: www.claymoore.com

Monday, July 18th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Reflections

Leanne and Deb are both life-long musicians who have donated their talents for decades to area church music programs. A mutual friend brought the two together to fulfill life-long dreams of playing in their own band. In Reflections, Leanne plays the Acoustic Guitar and Deb plays the Electric Bass while blending their unique voices in rich harmonies and trading lead vocals.
Deb’s sultry, bluesy alto voice will often be heard belting out the music of Melissa Etheridge and Patsy Cline, while also artistically touching on the softer sounds of artists like Simon & Garfunkel and Jewel. Leanne’s mezzo soprano voice provides high harmonies while carrying lead on many favorites from Adele to Lionel Ritchie to Norah Jones.
While Reflections is primarily a cover band, Deb & Leanne apply their own style to the music they play, resulting in a fresh, contemporary musical expression of favorites spanning 80 years. Both have written original music as well, ranging in style from contemporary Christian songs to ballads. Look for more original music in their future.
Although not used in their two-piece band, these multi-talented women also play several different instruments including piano, flute and saxophone. Both have shared their love of music through teaching young musicians.

 

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Gayle Chapman

Gayle Chapman's vocals are all you need to make your day complete, and she plays tricky little guitar licks that bring a great big smile to your face.  This lady has decades of experience and a bittersweet outlook on life, and it all comes bubbling to the surface as she plugs in and starts to sing.  When she asks what you'd like to hear, just shout out "Good Irish Girl," and sit back and be prepared for one of the best experiences of your life.  Then stick around, there's more to come!

 

 

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: The Ev & Geo Show

Ev Hadden (Moss Roses) and Geo Hadden (The Blind Mice) pair up for a rare duo performance of sultry, swampy, and upbeat blues-jazz tunes. Featuring plenty of walking bass, original songs, and laughs, this show will get you in the mood to celebrate.

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Sean Hatton

Sean Hatton is widley known as the frontman to Boise's Americana rock band, New Transit. "Hatton crafts melodic, more straightforward gems. His twang-tinged voice was born for this dirt-road rock, soft and wise, as if whittled from old barnwood." - Idaho Statesman For more information: www.reverbnation.com/newtransit  

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Ben Burdick

Ben Burdick performs originals, jazz standards, pop tunes and improvisations. A music veteran of 30 years, Ben has performed and recorded with Grammy‐nominated Rosalie Sorrels, singer/songwriter Rebecca Scott and many other artists in Boise. Ben’s guitar work can be heard encompassing blues, jazz, country, fusion, finger‐style, bluegrass, rock, and an occasional diversion into the avant garde. His own albums, demonstrate his diversity: “Burdick contradicts the jack‐of‐all‐trades aphorism; he truly is master of all.” - Alan Fark (2004 CD review of Acoustic Musings) "...Burdick really can play. It only takes listening to him for a few seconds to tell he's a real jazzer." —Dan McMahon, Boise Weekly

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Steve Eaton

As a songwriter, Steve’s songs have earned gold and platinum records for The Carpenters and Art Garfunkel. His songs have also been recorded by many other artists, including Glen Campbell, The Righteous Brothers, Ann Murray, and Lee Greenwood. Steve has received Emmy nominations for his original music written for PBS and has written music for the Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Some consider his song Idaho I Love You to be the true state song of Idaho. As a performer, Steve has performed in a variety of venues all over the country, and has been a member of several bands including The Fabulous Chancellors and Paul Revere and the Raiders. For more information, visit: http://www.steveeaton.net/ 

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Douglas Cameron

Since making music a career in 1995, Douglas Cameron has released 11 albums of his music, extensively toured the West year after year, played with all sorts of big name artists, played at premier concert venues, won a nationwide songwriting contest, has had his songs placed in TV ads and films, and has grown a considerable fan base all while staying fiercely independent. With no record label or big corporate money behind him, Douglas Cameron calls his own shots, and he likes it that way. The stories are endless, from being backed by the Pam Tillis Band for a performance in Nashville, TN, to playing for 10,000 people at Red Rocks Amphitheater outside Denver, CO, to watching his truck blow up on the side of the road in Wyoming, Cameron continues his musical journey while allowing all these events of life to inspire his songs. 

   

Sandbar 6-9pm: Rob Harding

Rob Harding is a thirty plus year veteran professional singer, songwriter, guitarist who has played from Alaska to Florida.  He has played various genres including bluegrass, country, rock, western swing, focusing more on a jazz bent as of late.  Rob recently returned to Idaho after having spent several years in Austin, Texas where he played in several bands, sharing the stage with such acts as Asleep at the Wheel, Robert Earl Keen, Texas Tornadoes, Reckless Kelly, Ray Wiley Hubbard, Dale Watson, Johnny Lee, among others.  His recent CD is gaining international recognition and airplay.   Music is central to Rob's life and he invites others to share in the love of it.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Blaze & Kelly

To listen to Blaze and Kelly is to experience a musical nirvana. Their art takes the listener beyond the realm of the temporal, and into those intangible places we call spirit, dreams, and love. There’s no doubt these two laughter-loving women can sing—Niccole’s powerful lead vocals blend perfectly with Mo’s sweet tone. But what makes them true artists is their ability to create emotion. To Blaze and Kelly, it’s not money, fame, or precision that creates happiness, but genuine human connection. And their songs illustrate the humanity, passion, and truth each one of us strives to feel and find gladness

   

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Dan Costello

Dan Costello is a singer/songwriter, guitarist and prime staple of the remote but robust music scene in Boise, Idaho, USA. Armed at an early age with a radio and a baritone ukulele, his love for music led him to a classical guitar degree from Boise State, and a full-time professional music career now spanning over 15 years as a performer, writer/arranger, educator and simultaneous rabble-rouser/peacemaker in his local community.

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Smooth Avenue

Smooth specializes in listenable and danceable Blues, Motown/R&B and light rock. Several members of the group (6 pieces) have performed with nationally known performers as well as circuits in Vegas, Reno and NY. For more information, visit:

http://boiseblues.org/smooth-avenue-band/


Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Johann Helton

Master of classical Guitar, Funky music, Jazz, Folk. Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Acoustic guitar, 12-string, Electric bass, Upright bass...Come and hear guitarist, Johann Helton at our weekend brunch at the Riverside Grill!

For more information on our weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet For more information about Johann Helton, visit: http://www.johannhelton.com/

   

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Tom Taylor

Tom Taylor is a singer-songwriter from Boise Idaho who has won the $100,000 Star Search competition. He has also been signed to Modern/Atlantic records, recorded 5 full length original CD's and performed as the opening act for artists such as Cheap Trick, Aaron Neville, Vast, Mute Math, Lisa Lobe and Lucas Nelson. Tom's dynamic vocal, guitar, and uplifting original songs are influenced by the Singer-Songwriter, rock, pop, and British invasion genres. Tom also performs medleys of modern and classic cover songs in an acoustic setting by artists such as the Beatles, Neil Diamond, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Chris Isaak, and Johnny Cash. . 

   

Sandbar 11am-1pm: Zach Forsman

Zach Forsman has played guitar and sang for the majority of his life, entertaining audiences all across the country. Zach blends elements of Blues, Classic Rock, Pop, and Soul in his original music, as well as a vast array of covers over several decades and genres. Zach is a treasure valley native and has become a regular in the Boise music scene and has shared stages with Boise favorites like Rebecca Scott and Dan Costello. Zach has also shared a stage opening for Jill Sobule of “Clueless” soundtrack fame. Zach’s original music has drawn interest from popular television shows like Grey’s Anatomy, and Private Practice as well as WBTX “The Beat” in Chicago. You will have a great time singing along to favorites that you love from many different styles of music, and will have Zach’s original music stuck in your head long after the show is over! facebook.com/zachforsmansomeday 

   

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Lucky Tongue

A Sandbar favorite-- Lucky Tongue is a father and his two sons, singing in perfect three-part harmony and playing your favorite rock classics.  For more information, visit: http://www.luckytongue.com/

    

Sandbar 6am-9pm: The Like It's

The Like Its Band performs a variety of Groove Music influenced by Blues, R&B, and Funk. They have found a sound new for the music scene in Boise. Performing music by such artists as Dr. John, The Neville Brothers, Junior Wells, Tom Waits, Booker T and the MGs, The Metors, Bob Marley, The Jive Turkeys, and The Blues Brothers. They are rated #1 Funk band in Boise by Reverbnation.com Every tune will make you want to get up and dance. Website: https://www.reverbnation.com/thelikeits

 


Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Weekend Brunch, BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

Weekend Brunch 9am-Noon: Johann Helton

Master of classical Guitar, Funky music, Jazz, Folk. Electric guitar, Classical guitar, Acoustic guitar, 12-string, Electric bass, Upright bass...Come and hear guitarist, Johann Helton at our weekend brunch at the Riverside Grill!

For more information on our weekend brunch, visit: http://riversideboise.com/dining/all-idaho-grand-breakfast-buffet For more information about Johann Helton, visit: http://www.johannhelton.com/

  

Sapphire Jazz Brunch 9am-Noon: Dan Costello & Friends

Dan Costello is a singer/songwriter, guitarist and prime staple of the remote but robust music scene in Boise, Idaho, USA. Armed at an early age with a radio and a baritone ukulele, his love for music led him to a classical guitar degree from Boise State, and a full-time professional music career now spanning over 15 years as a performer, writer/arranger, educator and simultaneous rabble-rouser/ peacemaker in his local community.

 

 

Sandbar 11am - 1pm: Fiona Luray

Fiona Luray is an American folk/pop singer-songwriter. Since her career began in 2010 she has released two albums (Rise from the Ashes, 2011 and Lion Heart, 2012), and is currently back home in Boise, ID laying down tracks in the studio for her third album. www.fionaluray.com

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: Audio Moonshine

Audio Moonshine is music for driving with the window down on the first warm day of the year or for listening to with a beer in one hand and a pool stick in the other.  It’s a girl with blue hair and combat boots two stepping with a guy in a white cowboy hat and a well-worn pair of Wranglers in some random Austin dive bar.”  Audio Moonshine formed the band in 2008 and have released two full length albums, they have also shared the stage with many touring acts.  They love to play live and seek great performance experiences.  

   

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Swingin with Ellie

 Swingin’ with Ellie Shaw is a duo that brings to life the swinging sounds of the 30’s and 40’s. The minute Ellie walks on the stage you know you are in for a treat. Her vintage wardrobe and respect for the genre become clear the moment she counts off her tunes. Her show includes standards from the jazz era that are given new life as Ellie swings them with her own interpretation. Always a crowd favorite, Ellie’s vintage vocals and scat have been influenced by Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and countless other great voices from the era. Taking her cue from instrumentalists like Benny Goodman, Louis Armstrong and Lester Young, she brings jazz violin to a new height. Her soulful improvisation makes each live performance unforgettable. Rounding out their sound is Kiley Shaw on rhythm guitar. Additionally Ellie and Kiley are an accomplished singer-songwriter team who write and perform original music in the stylings of the Great American Songbook. More information about this talented duo is available on their website: www.ellieshawjazz.com

 

Monday, July 25th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Frank Marra

Frank is an accomplished solo pianist with years of Classical music training and performance.  He blends that Classical style with his own easy listening interpretations of Pop, Jazz and Blues standards.

   

Sandbar 6-9pm: Willison Roos

Willison Roos has bounded onto the Boise music scene providing a “no rough edges” sound, blending rich vocals with an acoustic folk-rock backdrop. The smooth harmonies and rhythmic acoustic instrumentation make for an unforgettable sound. 

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Esteban Anastasio

A university trained and former Professor of Classical Guitar at Georgia State University, he specializes in Classical and Flamenco guitar, Gypsy Jazz, and electric stunt guitar mayhem.  Esteban grew up playing Rock -n- Roll, Heavy Metal, and Blues and now currently teaches guitar. "I'm a one stop guitar playing shop" - Esteban (photo source: https://www.facebook.com/pages/That-Guitar-School )

 

Sandbar 6-9pm: Dr. Delicious

Dr. Delicious – A musical trio from Boise area includes Tony Rheault on Keyboard/Sax, Abby Rheault on Vocals and Lee Arthur Rice on Trumpet. The group plays a variety of music from New Orleans styles to Jazz and Classic Rock/Pop. Their music scans many decades of hits from Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday to The Blues Brothers and Emmylou Harris. They will take you on a musical journey from Down By The Riverside to Sweet Home Chicago.

 

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Ryan Wissinger

Ryan Wissinger has been entertaining Boise with his eclectic guitar music for over a decade, with a repertoire of covers spanning 8 decades and his own inspired compositions.  He's performed on Boise Song Talk and was featured by the Boise Songwriters Association.  He has written local favorites including "Idaho Polka" and "Walking Blue", and sings tunes spanning Abba to Zappa and anything between. Ryan frequently performs with many of the valley's best known musicians.

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Steve Eaton

As a songwriter, Steve’s songs have earned gold and platinum records for The Carpenters and Art Garfunkel. His songs have also been recorded by many other artists, including Glen Campbell, The Righteous Brothers, Ann Murray, and Lee Greenwood. Steve has received Emmy nominations for his original music written for PBS and has written music for the Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Some consider his song Idaho I Love You to be the true state song of Idaho. As a performer, Steve has performed in a variety of venues all over the country, and has been a member of several bands including The Fabulous Chancellors and Paul Revere and the Raiders. For more information, visit: http://www.steveeaton.net/ 

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Clay Moore

A recent transplant to Idaho, guitarist Clay Moore picked up the instrument while in high school in El Paso, TX and played his first gigs two years later. Studying on his own and with jazz greats Pat Martino, Joe Pass, Howard Roberts, and John Scofield, Clay learned quickly and was soon performing in cities all over the USA, playing in top 40, R&B, blues, country, rock, and jazz groups. Over time he focused on becoming a full-time jazz artist, both as a sideman and leading his own groups.
For More information, Visit: www.claymoore.com

 

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: Blaze & Kelly

FTo listen to Blaze and Kelly is to experience a musical nirvana. Their art takes the listener beyond the realm of the temporal, and into those intangible places we call spirit, dreams, and love. There’s no doubt these two laughter-loving women can sing—Niccole’s powerful lead vocals blend perfectly with Mo’s sweet tone. But what makes them true artists is their ability to create emotion. To Blaze and Kelly, it’s not money, fame, or precision that creates happiness, but genuine human connection. And their songs illustrate the humanity, passion, and truth each one of us strives to feel and find gladness

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

The Sapphire Room |

"Newborn" Kobie Watkins Grouptet Tour 2016

Doors Open at 5:30pm; Show at 6pm

General Seating: $13 online ($16 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $18 online ($21 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on July 28th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

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The Kobie Watkins Grouptet is a Surge of musical groove and melody. Drawing on years of artistry performing and recording internationally with jazz legend Sonny Rollins and many many others Kobie Watkins is taking the music in an exciting personal direction. The Grouptet is on a quest to infect music lovers spiritually, creatively, and emotionally. This Grouptet was created from the inside out, born and cultivated from different places around the world, inspired and woven within the same universal “Ethos”. Between them, Kobie, Ryan, Aaron and Justin have toured internationally performing classical and jazz music. They teach students of all levels, adolescents to university students and professional. 2016 is our “Newborn” tour, it characterizes each of our lives collectively, “ come be a part of our journey”!!!!

 

Friday, July 29th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | The Legendary Albert Lee

The Legendary Albert Lee

Doors open at: 7:00pm; Show at 8:00pm

General Seating: $25 online 
Preferred Seating: $35 online 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

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Albert Lee, the living guitar legend, the consummate sideman, and now a bandleader finally doing things his way. Albert is on tour with his Los Angeles based band giving the longtime fans something they have always wanted and garnering new fans along the way. Albert Lee as Albert Lee.

Albert Lee occupies an odd niche in music -- British by birth and upbringing, he spent the mid-'60s as a top R&B guitarist, but in the 1970s became one of the top rockabilly guitarists in the world, and no slouch in country music either. In England he's a been household name, and in Nashville and Los Angeles he's been one of the most in-demand session guitarists there is; but outside of professional music circles in America, he's one of those vaguely recognizable names, and occasionally misidentified with his similar-sounding contemporary, ex-Ten Years After guitarist Alvin Lee (with whom he did share a berth once, in Jerry Lee Lewis's band on the latter's London Sessions album) -- but where Alvin was a hero of Woodstock and a flashy guitarist, in the manner of British blues extroverts Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck, Albert is much more likely to be found playing in the background, behind the Everly Brothers or alongside Eric Clapton. 

Lee was born in Leominster, England, in 1943. His introduction to music came from his father, who played piano and accordion. His first instrument was the piano, which he took up at age seven -- he was lucky enough to be more than five years into his keyboard study when rock & roll came along, and his first idol was Jerry Lee Lewis, which also marked his introduction to rockabilly music. Within a couple of years, however, Lee had switched to guitar, and also discovered the music of Buddy Holly & the Crickets. He started learning the guitar in earnest and studying their records very closely, and not long after graduated from an acoustic to an electric instrument, and was learning the lead guitar parts on records by Holly, Gene Vincent, Ricky Nelson, the Louvin Brothers, and the Everly Brothers -- except that to him they were just as much records by Tommy Alsup, Jimmy Bryant, Cliff Gallup, James Burton, Chet Atkins, and Hank "Sugarfoot" Garland, among other guitarists. At 16, he turned professional and joined the stable of musicians working for manager Larry Parnes, playing behind Dickie Pride, among other stars on Parnes' roster. He later joined the backing band of R&B singer Bob Xavier, and later played behind Jackie Lynton, through whom he appeared on his first recording. Lee twice succeeded Jimmy Page as a lead guitarist, first in Mike Hurst's band and then in Neil Christian's backing group. And Lee, in turn, was succeeded in the latter band by Ritchie Blackmore when he jumped to Chris Farlowe's backing group the Thunderbirds. 

He spent four years with the Thunderbirds, who became known in British musical circles as one of the best R&B bands in England, and all gained fame as Farlowe charted singles (including a number one hit) in 1966 and early 1967. He finally left Farlowe in 1968, feeling bored after four years, and over next two years passed through several bands playing behind various visiting American country stars, including George Hamilton IV, Skeeter Davis, and Bobby Bare. Lee passed through several groups, including Country Fever and Poet & the One Man Band, before finally reaching a semipermanent berth with Heads, Hands & Feet, a progressive country outfit who were England's answer to the Flying Burrito Brothers or the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. He first achieved public notice as a member of this group, which achieved some positive critical notice -- and allowed Lee to expand his playing beyond the guitar -- but saw little commercial success. They split up after two years, and Lee made his living as a session guitarist for the next couple of years, and was also able to latch on to a piece of new recording action going on in England. In 1970, Chess Records had scored an unexpected chart success with The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions, which had led to a spate of "London Sessions" albums by Muddy Waters and Chuck Berry, among others at Chess, and even a B.B. King album on ABC Records built along the same lines. He got in on Jerry Lee Lewis' London Sessions album, and that seemed to reopen Lee's relationship of the early '60s with American acts -- except that this time one circle of his life seemed to close when he was chosen to replace Glen D. Hardin in the Crickets. He toured with them and also cut sides with them in Nashville for a Mercury Records release, Long Way From Lubbock. When the smoke cleared from his two years with the band, Lee had moved to Los Angeles, where he made contact with Phil Everly and Don Everly, who were working separately at the time. Lee joined Don's band and even got his Heads, Hands & Feet bandmates to work on Dons Sunset Towers LP. 

From there, Lee became a member of Joe Cocker's band, which, in turn, led to the offer of a contract in 1975 to do a solo album with A&M Records, which was Cocker's label at the time. A gig playing (and recording) with Emmylou Harris delayed the completion of his own record for a couple of years, until the end of 1978. When Home, as it was titled, finally appeared, it was not only a guitar virtuoso showcase but included Emmylou on it as a guest performer. He was signed to Polydor as a solo artist, but by that time the session work and offers were coming in fast and furious, and Lee was seemingly everywhere, playing with everyone from Jackson Browne to Bo Diddley to Herbie Mann. His most visible gig, however, was playing with Eric Clapton, first on Just One Night and then on the tour that followed. And when the Everly Brothers reunited for a concert, a live album, and a concert video, Lee was there in the band. 

Lee's own solo career continued into the late '80s with Speechless (1987) and Gagged but Not Bound (1988), both issued by MCA and both critical successes.  . He has continued to record solo material in the 21st century, cutting the country/rockabilly album Heartbreak Hill for Sugar Hill in 2003. That same year, Castle Records issued a Lee retrospective compilation, That's All Right, Mama. A second Sugar Hill release, Road Runner, appeared in 2006. Alberts newest releases for 2015 include The Highwayman CD and the live 70th Birthday Celebration DVD. Not only is Albert featured throughout the double disc set but there are also stellar performances by Bill Wyman, Dave Edmunds, Gary U.S. Bonds and many more greats. It is a wonderful representation of Alberts present performances. Plenty of fiery guitar work, Alberts distinct vocal work. Its quite simply, Albert Lee performing the songs he loves best.
Along the way, Albert has won 2 Grammys, one each with Brad Paisley and Earl Scruggs, and has garnered 3 additional nominations. 

Albert was also a member of UK-based Hogan's Heroes, continues to tour and record with Bill Wyman's band, the Rhythm Kings and leads his own US-based band.   

In his fifth decade as a professional musician, Lee is part of a rarefied fraternity as a virtuoso's virtuoso, respected on three continents and pretty much living out a professional life that most of his colleagues, when he started out, could only dream of.

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Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on July 29th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

Friday, July 29th, 2016

BAR365 & SANDBAR Admission Price: Free and open to the public

BAR365 5pm-8pm: Music Box: Classic Country Tribute

Music Box is author/singer Kim Philley and fretless guitarist/singer Ned Evett. They began writing songs while living in South East Asia before returning to the USA to tour in California, Nevada, and Idaho. Their music is a blend of classic and alt country with strong harmonies and lyrics.

  

Sandbar 2pm-5pm: April Rigby

April Rigby is a singer-songwriter originally from Salt Lake City. Her style is generally considered folkish. April’s songs are unique and beat driven, enhanced by her self-taught playing style in guitar, piano, and drums. April has a beautiful voice and a diverse musical palette. She can do "Angel from Montgomery" with as much skill and passion as "Use somebody" and she writes her own INCREDIBLE music, too! Come enjoy wonderful free music and invite your friends

  

Sandbar 6pm-9pm: The Rebecca Scott Band

Singer-Songwriter Rebecca Scott has been dazzling local & regional audiences for over two decades with her unique style of folk-pop-rock. Best known for her raw musical talent and high energy performances Rebecca performs with a five star band backing her. Her music can be described as feel good music for people of all ages. Rebecca has released four albums of original music and has a fifth on the way.

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

The Sapphire Room |Emily Braden Sextet

Emily Braden Sextet

Doors Open at 6:00pm; Show at 7:00pm

General Seating: $20 online ($25 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $25 online ($30 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Or call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show


Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on July 30th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:00pm --  see you there!

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Boise native Emily Braden comes back from New York City to play with a world-class sextet featuring both east and west coast musicians.  This special evening of high-energy, heartfelt music will include arrangements from various band members, songs from Braden's debut album "Soul Walk" as well as a live debut of her upcoming single "Sweet Little Dream."  

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

The Quiet Bar | True Story Presents: Every Other Sunday

RESERVE YOUR SEATS HERE

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Are you looking for some inspiration? Do you need a way to brighten the Sunday evening blues? Join us every other Sunday in The Quiet Bar at The Riverside Hotel for music and storytelling with True Story Projecta Boise-based performance art ensemble combining inspirational and emotional spoken word with live, original music. True Story will feature a singer-songwriter on guitar, a cellist, and storyteller Eric Valentine who will share life experiences and open the floor to group discussion, too. It's like church or therapy for people who don't always do church or therapy.

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This event is FREE and open to the public. There's only room for 40, so reserve your spot here! Online ticket reservations end 2 hours before the event. Walk-ins are absolutely welcome (if there's room).

Every Other Sunday is part of the Quiet Bar Creative Series presented by The Riverside Hotel. 

New to the Quiet Bar? Find us at The Riverside Hotel (2900 Chinden Blvd. Garden City, ID 83714). Go in the main entrance, take a right and head down the hallway towards the convention center. Find a dreamy, stained-glass room illuminated by the sun-- and-- you've found us. (Shhh, don't tell anyone, it's Garden City's best kept secret.)

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

The Sapphire Room |Opera Idaho Operatini: Some Enchanted Evening

Opera Idaho Operatini:

Some Enchanted Evening

 

Doors open at 5:30pm, Show at 6:00pm

Tickets: $20*, 2 for $35*
*Price includes appetizers, but not martinis

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

Opera Idaho presents Operatini: "Some Enchanted Evening" celebrating Roger and Hammerstein's South Pacific in Concert.

Every opera deserves to be celebrated and what better way to do so than with a finely crafted martini? This is your chance to experience opera in a relaxed setting with great food and a specially designed martini based on the upcoming opera. The warm vibrant sound of a real piano will accompany the splendid voices of the cast of the upcoming opera as they serenade you with some of their favorite pieces from the opera & musical theatre stage.


Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on August 11th, 2016.

DOORS OPEN AT 5:30pm --  see you there!

Friday, August 19th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Vegas Strip Kings

Vegas Strip Kings August 19th and 20th


General Seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $20 online ($25 at the door)

Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

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The Vegas Strip Kings (formerly The Contino Band) are an eclectic roots music band from Las Vegas. The Strip Kings have crafted a lively and distinctive mixture of blues, Americana, rockabilly, and zydeco that has earned them an ever-growing fan base in both North America and Europe. Join us for their debut in The Sapphire Room, August 19th (with guest artist Steve Eaton) and 20th, 2016! 

Pete Contino  - accordion/ vocal 
Rob Edwards - upright bass 
Al Ek - guitars/harmonica/vocal 
Jim Lovgren - drums 
Billy Truitt - keyboards 

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.


Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before each show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the events on August 19th and August 20th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Vegas Strip Kings

Vegas Strip Kings

 

General Seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $20 online ($25 at the door)

Doors at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

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The Vegas Strip Kings (formerly The Contino Band) are an eclectic roots music band from Las Vegas. The Strip Kings have crafted a lively and distinctive mixture of blues, Americana, rockabilly, and zydeco that has earned them an ever-growing fan base in both North America and Europe. Join us for their debut in The Sapphire Room, August 19th (with guest artist Steve Eaton) and 20th, 2016! 

Pete Contino  - accordion/ vocal 
Rob Edwards - upright bass 
Al Ek - guitars/harmonica/vocal 
Jim Lovgren - drums 
Billy Truitt - keyboards 

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.


Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before each show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the events on August 19th and August 20th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

The Quiet Bar | Every Other Sunday

RESERVE YOUR SEATS HERE

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Are you looking for some inspiration? Do you need a way to brighten the Sunday evening blues? Join us every other Sunday in The Quiet Bar at The Riverside Hotel for music and storytelling with True Story Projecta Boise-based performance art ensemble combining inspirational and emotional spoken word with live, original music. True Story will feature a singer-songwriter on guitar, a cellist, and storyteller Eric Valentine who will share life experiences and open the floor to group discussion, too. It's like church or therapy for people who don't always do church or therapy.

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This event is FREE and open to the public. There's only room for 40, so reserve your spot here! Online ticket reservations end 2 hours before the event. Walk-ins are absolutely welcome (if there's room).

Every Other Sunday is part of the Quiet Bar Creative Series presented by The Riverside Hotel. 

New to the Quiet Bar? Find us at The Riverside Hotel (2900 Chinden Blvd. Garden City, ID 83714). Go in the main entrance, take a right and head down the hallway towards the convention center. Find a dreamy, stained-glass room illuminated by the sun-- and-- you've found us. (Shhh, don't tell anyone, it's Garden City's best kept secret.)

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The Sapphire Room | An Evening with Darrell Scott

Andy Byron's Americana Music Series Presents:

An Evening with Darrell Scott

Doors open at: 6:30pm; Show Starts at: 7:30pm

General Seating: $20 online 
Preferred Seating: $28 online 
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.
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Darrell Scott is a Grammy-nominated performer and recording artist, a highly demanded multi-instrumentalist (he plays 13 instruments!), and an ASCAP songwriter of the year. Darrell delivers his soulful performances in solo, duo, trio, band, and string quintet configurations, all equally dynamic and powerful. Darrell will be touring in 2016 in support of his new CD Couchville Sessions. Songwriting credits include the Grammy Award winning Long Time Gone and Heartbreak Town. When not on tour with his own shows, Darrell plays in Robert Plants Band of Joy.

Career Highlights:

Grammy Nomination for Best Country Song  Long Time Gone Dixie Chicks 2003
Grammy Nomination for Best Country Instrumental Performance  The Second Mouse 2001
Americana 2007 Song of the Year  Hank Williams Ghost
Rolling Stone Magazine listed Theatre of the Unheard as one of the 2003 Critics Top Albums
ASCAP Songwriter of the Year 2002
NSAI Songwriter of the Year 2001

Songs recorded by over 70 artists including: Dixie Chicks, Keb Mo, Faith Hill, Guy Clark, Sam Bush, Maura OConnell, Kathy Mattea, Brad Paisley, Sara Evans, Garth Brooks, Patty Loveless, Trace Adkins, Tim McGraw 

Recorded With: Steve Earle, Kate Rusby, Joan Baez, Jim Lauderdale, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Jon Pousette-Dart, Ginny Hawker, Malcolm Holcombe, John McCusker, Allison Moorer, Jessie Alexander, Randy Travis

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Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on August 22nd.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Mississippi Marshal and Friends

Mississippi Marshall & Friends

General Seating: $10 online ($15 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)

Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm


Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE


If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on Aug 29th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

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Mississippi Marshall is a sho nuff real deal bluesman who's music is a collection of life experiences and is influenced by the blues legends he grew up around in the Mississippi Delta. Mississippi Marshall has been labeled "The Delta's Son" for years and his guitar and vocal styling are reminiscent of the Delta as well as the Texas searing blues styling.

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Idaho Songwriters Association Forum

The Idaho Songwriters Association Forum

  

Price: FREE and open to the Public

Doors at 5pm, Music starts at 6pm

Songwriters' Forum - The Idaho Songwriters Association

The Songwriters' Forum is a fantastic evening music lovers won't want to miss. The comfortable atmosphere and excellent musicianship have made this a favorite event for a growing number of songwriters and listeners - in a beautiful room where the music comes first and every seat is great. Everyone is welcome to this FREE night of music! Appetizers, dinner, and drinks available.

 

 

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Will Hoge

WILL HOGE

Doors will open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 8:00pm.

General Seating: $20 
Preferred Seating: $28

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone. 

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"Took a whole lot of miles to know what I know now," sings Will Hoge on "Growing Up Around Here," the opening track off of his tenth studio album, Small Town Dreams. "I'm kinda proud of growing up around here." It's been a whole lot of miles, indeed: miles on the road, driving the bus himself from venue to venue since the nineties; miles to and from Nashville writing rooms, where he's spent countless hours penning songs  some for him, some for others; miles exploring lands outside of his native Franklin, Tennessee, chasing the spirits of his musical heroes. Roads meet, roads split, roads led to home. This is the album that follows them all, every twist and turn in Hoge's American journey  a journey that's positioned him as one of our keenest, most honest modern storytellers, telling both his tale and ours. 

"It's a reflection of where I am currently in my life," says Hoge of Small Town Dreams, "but also where I grew up, and, ultimately, where I think I'm going." From the streets of the town where he was raised, to the sidewalks of cities a hundred times the size, we all have dreams; and these are the stories of growing up, looking back and passing on those dreams, told as only Hoge can. Nostalgia, in his hands, is truly magic. 

An extremely prolific songwriter with ten albums under his belt and countless songs written for others (including a Grammy nomination for Eli Young Band's number-one hit, "Even If Breaks Your Heart," co-written with Paslay), Hoge saw this next phase of his journey as an opportunity to explore even deeper into both his country and rock & roll roots. Never fitting particularly neatly into a genre box, he's always just made the music that moved him  but it's safe to say that he feels more kinship with the country community than ever, particularly as a storyteller.

 

Friday, September 16th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | The Abba Show

The Abba Show

Doors open at 6:30pm; Show Starts at 7:30pm

$27 General Seating ($32 at the door)
$33 Preferred Seating ($38 at the door

Purchase Tickets Here

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

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The Abba Show is the sensational, authentic and truly magical tribute to Abba. Abba's legend lives on, with over 600 million records sold, and hit after hit of dance floor classics.
Dancing Queen, Waterloo, Take a Chance On Me, Super Trouper, Voulez Vous, Gimme Gimme Gimme, SOS, The Winner Takes it all, and Thank you for the Music, the hit list goes on and on and on...

The set list is jam packed with hit songs, the costumes are spectacular and the excitement and energy and showmanship brought by the fantastic cast, keeps people coming back time after time.

Ladies and Gentlemen, are you ready to travel back to the seventies?

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on September 16th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!


Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

The Sapphire Room |Griffin House

Griffin House

Doors open at: 6:30pm; Show Starts at: 7:30pm

General Seating: $25 online 
Preferred Seating: $35 online 
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.
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Returning to the Sapphire Room after his amazing show last year, Griffin comes on the heels of his brand new release. 

Griffin House was born and raised in Springfield, Ohio. He picked up the guitar when he was 18, started writing songs right away, and within a couple years started making records and performing live. 

In August 2004, House was featured on the CBS Sunday Morning show, music journalist Bill Flanagan (MTV/VH1) raved about Lost and Found (House's first nationally released record), putting the newcomer on his short list of the best emerging songwriters in the U.S. "I bought House's CD after a show in New York City," said Flanagan, "and this never happens: I took it home and must have listened to it 20 times that weekend. I was knocked out. 

Several self-released albums followed, and in 2008 House released Flying Upside Down, produced by Jeff Trott and featuring Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench. House has toured extensively, opening for the Cranberries, Josh Ritter, John Mellencamp, Ron Sexsmith, Patti Scialfa, Mat Kearney, and many more. These days House tours the United States both solo-acoustic and with a band headlining his own shows.

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Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on October 4th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!


Friday, October 7th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Willy Porter

Willy Porter

Doors open at:7:00pm; Show Starts at: 8:00pm

General Seating: $25 online 
Preferred Seating: $35 online 
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
Or you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.
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Searching for the shaman that lives inside the guitar has led Willy Porter on a musical and personal odyssey spanning over two decades, 10 albums, and multiple continents. His journey remains defined by an independent drive to evolve as a musician and human, affording him the freedom to create the next song on his own terms. Equally accomplished as a guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Porters songs weave a universal perspective about the questions, struggles, and triumphs of human existence. His live shows are guitar driven events- equal parts grit, soul, and muscle -that are electrifying, dynamic, and wholly original in the way that Porters voice blends and fuses with his virtuoso fret work.

On his latest disc, Human Kindness (2015), Porter brings all of his acoustic, electric, and multi-string chops to bear in service of a great collection of songs. This al-bum is a driving, tuneful return to the pop sensibilities of his best work that also showcases Porters growth as a writer, musician, and producer.

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Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on October 7th.

DOORS OPEN AT 7:00pm --  see you there!

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Opera Idaho Operatini: Let's Have a Ball

Opera Idaho Operatini:

Let's Have a Ball

 


Doors open at 5:30pm, Show at 6:00pm

Tickets: $20*, 2 for $35*
*Price includes appetizers, but not martinis

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

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Opera Idaho presents Operatini: "Let's Have a Ball" featuring J. Strauss, Jr.'s Die Fledermaus (The Bat).

Every opera deserves to be celebrated and what better way to do so than with a finely crafted martini? This is your chance to experience opera in a relaxed setting with great food and a specially designed martini based on the upcoming opera. The warm vibrant sound of a real piano will accompany the splendid voices of the cast of the upcoming opera as they serenade you with some of their favorite pieces from the opera & musical theatre stage.

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Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on October 27th, 2016.

DOORS OPEN AT 5:30pm --  see you there!

 

 

 

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Glen Phillips

 

 Glen Phillips


Doors Open at 7:00pm; Show at 8:00pm

General Seating: $25 
Preferred Seating: $35 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Glen Phillips started his first band, Toad The Wet Sprocket in Santa Barbara at age 15. It was that group's third album -- the jangling, orchestral Fear -- that truly broke the group, garnering heavy radio play with the singles "All I Want" and "Walk on the Ocean." After three years away from the recording studio, Toad returned to the mainstream with Dulcinea, which again found one of its singles, "Fall Down," in heavy radio rotation. After six albums and a substantial string of hits, the group disbanded in 1998.Phillips began touring as a solo act after Toad the Wet Sprocket's demise, and has released 5 solo records and two EPs, collaborated on two projects (Mutual Admiration Society and Works Progress Administration), released an EP with Plover (with Neilson Hubbard and Garrison Starr) and an album as RemoteTreeChildren (with Portland's John Askew).

In 2006, while supporting the Mr Lemons album, he also toured North American with a reunited Toad the Wet Sprocket. Toad has toured off and on since that time, and in 2011 played 70 shows and decided to begin writing for a new album, to be released late in 2012.  Glen is currently at home except for a long weekend of shows each month, and is writing songs for Toad as well as future solo releases. He still lives in Santa Barbara with his wife and three daughters.


Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on November 13th.

DOORS OPEN AT 7:00pm --  see you there!

 

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

The Sapphire Room | Smooth Avenue

Smooth Avenue



General Seating: $10 online ($15 at the door)
Preferred Seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Smooth Avenue returns to The Sapphire Room for an evening of blues, Motown, food, drinks & dancing. The Sapphire is the premier music entertainment venue in Boise and  is the perfect place to party with Smooth Avenue. Some fantastic guest artists will join Smooth on stage.

Smooth Avenue has sold out their past 5 concerts well in advance, so we recommend you get your tickets early! 

Smooth Avenue is a proud member band of the Boise Blues Society.

Full food menu and bar available. This is an all-ages show.

Many tables in The Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or accessible seating will be most comfortable in the preferred seating section directly in front of the stage or at the bar (21+).

Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on November 19th.

DOORS OPEN AT 6:30pm --  see you there!

 

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

The Sapphire Room | Opera Idaho Operatini: I Lived for Love

Opera Idaho Operatini:

I Lived for Love

 

Doors open at 5:30pm, Show at 6:00pm

Tickets: $20*, 2 for $35*
*Price includes appetizers, but not martinis


PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

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Opera Idaho presents Operatini: "I Lived for Love" featuring Puccini's Tosca.

Every opera deserves to be celebrated and what better way to do so than with a finely crafted martini? This is your chance to experience opera in a relaxed setting with great food and a specially designed martini based on the upcoming opera. The warm vibrant sound of a real piano will accompany the splendid voices of the cast of the upcoming opera as they serenade you with some of their favorite pieces from the opera & musical theatre stage.

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Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on February 16, 2017.

DOORS OPEN AT 5:30pm --  see you there!

 

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The Sapphire Room | Opera Idaho Operatini: Forget Your Sorrows

Opera Idaho Operatini:

Forget Your Sorrows

 

Doors open at 5:30pm, Show at 6:00pm

Tickets: $20*, 2 for $35*
*Price includes appetizers, but not martinis

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

If you do not want to use this online form, you can call 1-800-838-3006 and select option #1 (available 24/7) to order tickets over the phone.

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Every opera deserves to be celebrated and what better way to do so than with a finely crafted martini? This is your chance to experience opera in a relaxed setting with great food and a specially designed martini based on the upcoming opera. The warm vibrant sound of a real piano will accompany the splendid voices of the cast of the upcoming opera as they serenade you with some of their favorite pieces from the opera & musical theatre stage.

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Advance ticket sales will end 4 hours before the show. Unsold seats will be available at the door an hour before the event on April 27th, 2017.

DOORS OPEN AT 5:30pm --  see you there!