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The Sapphire Room

WELCOME TO THE SAPPHIRE ROOM!

BOISE'S BEST KEPT SECRET!

Many tables in the Sapphire Room are at bar height. Those requiring lower or ADA accessible seating will be most comfortable at the following tables: 25, 28, 33, 35, 36, 41, 60, or at the bar. For questions about accessible seating, please call 208-331-4930 or email music@riversideboise.com. 100% refunds are available until 48 hours before the event. Refunds cannot be processed after the event occurs for any reason.

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Need assistance? WE CAN HELP! Please call 208-331-4930 to order over the phone. Phone orders are available from 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday. If you need help after-hours or on weekends, please email music@riversideboise.com (fastest) or leave a voicemail at 208-331-4930 and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. Thank you for supporting local live music!

Monday, December 17th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Sing Music Academy Student Showcase 

 

  

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

$10 general, $12 preferred ($13/$15 at the door) 

 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

 

Come listen to the next generation of talented young musicians! Featuring exceptional young artists age 6-18, this music program has received hundreds of national awards and has launched the careers of countless professional musicians. Drawing from jazz, indie, pop, hip hop,and R & B influences, these students will be performing in collaboration with critically acclaimed jazz pianist Justin Nielsen. If you want to feel hope and optimism about the next generation, Do not miss this concert!

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Idaho Songwriters Forum

  

Doors at 5:30pm, show 6:30-9:30pm

  

FREE and open to the public-- reserve your table here!

  

The Idaho Songwriters Association presents the Idaho Songwriters Association Forum, a monthly event celebrating 100% original music by local performers. These concerts are free to the community and all ages are welcome. The series is supported by volunteers and underwritten by The Idaho Songwriters Association.

FREE and open to the public-- reserve your table here!

 

ISA ANNOUNCEMENT: Songwriters may sign-up on the day of the forum between 5:30 - 6:30 PM. Be prepared to perform 1 original song. Questions? Email the host, Dan Costello dandlions@gmail.com. (We will no longer be taking advance sign-ups.)

  

 

 

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Sons of Thunder Mountain 2nd Annual Christmas Special

  

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

$12 general, $15 preferred ($17/20 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

 

A celebration of the Holidays with American Folk and seasonal favorites. Moving from strictly acoustic to an electric folk band format “The Sons” promise to deliver an unforgettable evening of entertainment.

 

THE SONS OF THUNDER MOUNTAIN Performs a variety of classic Folk and Western
music in the traditions of The Kingston Trio, Sons of the Pioneers, and The Seekers. The trio features strong harmonies and a variety of acoustical instruments.

 

JOE BALDASSARRE: first tenor vocals, guitar, 12-string, banjo, harmonica, mandolin, bass. Dr. Joe started his musical sojourn as a 4-year old in 1955 under his father’s tutelage. By 1963 he was a regular on Cleveland television, the leader of a big band on a variety show, a rock band and a polka combo of his own, and was a sought-after guitarist in the recording studio. Joe, a Doctor of Music in classical guitar and music history, came to Boise to be a professor of music in 1975 at Boise State University. A versatile instrumentalist, he has performed in public on 52 different instruments, and is musical director and lead guitarist in The Fabulous Chancellors.
RANDY STEWARD: 2nd tenor vocals, guitar: A real estate agent by trade, Randy began playing drums in 3rd grade in 1957 and by 1960 he was performing in bands. Throughout his musical career, Randy has performed in many different venues as a songwriter, vocalist, guitarist and drummer. Besides having performed with many touring groups and back-up bands, Randy is also a gifted songwriter. He lists James Taylor, Jim Croce and Jackson Brown as his song writing influences and Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich as his drumming influences.
ROSS MILLER: baritone vocals, bass, guitar. Ross started playing guitar in 1964, influenced by the folk and rock singers of the early 60’s. He performed as a guitarist and bassist through his college years at Brigham Young and Boise State Universities, eventually writing over 300 songs and forming his own country and rock groups, in the late 60’s and 70’s, including Forrest and Miller, Wedge, Class-x and Trigger Happy.
In 1989, Ross reformed The Fabulous Chancellors, one of Boise’s most successful and popular groups from the 60’s, for which he has provided the promotion and marketing, and most of the songwriting. The Chancellors still perform at special events today.

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Vintage Movie Night: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

$13 general, $15 preferred ($18/$20 at the door)

Doors at 6:30pm, Movie at 7:30pm (We don't want to disrupt the movie... be sure to get there early to put in your food and drink order by 7:15pm!)

   

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

    

    

The Vintage Movie Night Series features classic movies, bottomless movie snacks, and a full bar and food menu in the sparking Sapphire Room. 

The ticket price includes bottomless movie snacks with popcorn and theatre candy favorites! Additional food and bar purchases are not included.

 

Friday, December 21st, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Vintage Movie Night: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 

 

  

 

Doors open at 6:30pm, Movie at 7:30pm (We don't want to disrupt the movie... be sure to get there early to put in your food and drink order by 7:15pm!)

$13 general, $15 preferred ($18/$20 at the door) 

  

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

 

The Vintage Movie Night Series features classic movies, bottomless movie snacks, and a full bar and food menu in the sparking Sapphire Room. 

The ticket price includes bottomless movie snacks with popcorn and theatre candy favorites! Additional food and bar purchases are not included.

 

 

 

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Marcus Eaton 

   

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

$25 general, $28 preferred ($28/$31 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

Hailed by two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee David Crosby as "one of the best young singer-songwriters in America - maybe even the world", Boise-native Marcus Eaton returns to The Sapphire Room for an intimate acoustic performance.

 

 

Thursday, December 27th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Too Slim & The Taildraggers in Concert

  

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

$15 general, $20 preferred ($20/$25 at the door) 

  

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

The Sapphire Room welcomes Nashville Blues Rockers Too Slim and the Taildraggers on December 27th!

Their latest release High Desert Heat charted on the Billboard Top Blues Album chart for 11 weeks in 2018 and has been in Heavy Rotation on BB King’s Bluesville Radio Show on Sirius XM Radio. Their previous release Blood Moon was voted Blues Rock Album of the Year at the 2016 “Jimi Awards” and was also nominated for Blues Rock Album of the Year at the 2016 Blues Blast Music Awards. Blood Moon reached #6 on the Billboard Top Blues Album Chart in 2016. Their 2014 release Anthology was voted #1 Blues Album of the Year by Blues Matters Writers Poll in 2015. The 2013 release Blue Heart rose to #3 on the Billboard Top Blues Album Chart and was nominated for Rock/Blues Album of the Year at the 2015 Blues Blast Music Awards. Join Too Slim for their debut performance in The Sapphire Room!

 

 

 

Friday, December 28th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Maxwell Hughes (formerly of The Lumineers) 

   

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

$15 general, $20 preferred ($20/$25)
 
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

Please join us for an intimate evening of acoustic music with Grammy nominated guitarist, Maxwell Hughes.

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Blues Addicts with Special Guests the Brass Tack Horns  

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

$12 general, $18 preferred ($18/$23 at the door) 

  

PURCHASE TICKETS

The Blues Addicts have become one of Boise's most popular live show acts based on their dedication to playing the deeper cuts by popular artists like Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers Band, JJ Cale, Dire Straits, Lyle Lovett and the Chicago blues legends. They'll be joined by special guests The Brass Tacks Horns. Their last three shows in The Sapphire Room sold out in no time-- get your tickets before they're gone!

 

Monday, December 31st, 2018

The Sapphire Room

New Year's Eve at The Riverside 

  BAR365 (Free!)


5pm - 8:30pm Wilson Roberts 

8:45pm - 12:15am Cunningham & Moss

 

BALLROOM


The Fabulous Chancellors NYE Party

Guest Room Package Rates starting at $199+tax (standard, 2 guests)

Includes 2 dinner buffets, 2 breakfast coupons and 2 concert tickets!

(Extra $65 per person to add additional guests)

Dinner from 6pm - 8pm, Doors open at 7:30pm, Music from 8:30pm - 12:30am

Champagne toast & party favor at midnight! 

Event is 21+

 

SAPPHIRE ROOM

featuring The Frim Fram Four

Guest room packages start at $225+tax (standard, 2 guests)

Includes dinner for 2, breakfast for 2 & 2 tickets to the event.

($79 extra per person to add an additional guest.)

Doors open at 7:30pm (with music by Dan Costello)

8pm Dinner

9:30pm - 12:30am Frim Fram Four

Champagne toast & party favor at midnight! 

Event is 21+

 

For reservations, please call the Riverside Hotel at 208-343-1781

 

Friday, January 4th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

An Evening with The Blues Brothers Rock 'N Soul Revue

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

$23 general, $25 preferred ($28/$30 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

They're back! This Blues Brothers Tribute has sold out every show they've had in the Sapphire Room weeks in advance. Grab your tickets before they're gone!

 

Saturday, January 5th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

 

Zack Quintana Band with Delta Mud 

  

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

$12 general, $15 preferred ($15/$18 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

 

 

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

Winter Blues Weekend: Gary Tackett Band, Jake Leg & BBQ Blues Band 

   

 

General seating: $12 ($17 at the door)

Preferred seating: $15 ($20 at the door)

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

  

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

 

Join us for the Winter Blues Weekend presented by the Boise Blues Society & The Sapphire Room!

Thursday, Jan 10th: Gary Tackett Band, Jake Leg & BBQ Blues Band

 

Friday, Jan 11th: Billy Blues Band, Blues Directors & Blues To Lose

 

Saturday, January 12th: Blues Addicts, SUDA, RJ McGinnis Band

 

Sunday Sapphire Blues Brunch: Blank Check (no tickets needed, 9am - noon)

Want the best seats in the house? Call the hotel at 208-343-1871 to reserve a room package and join us for the whole weekend! No need to purchase tickets with the room package... we'll reserve those seats for you!

Winter Blues Package:

$149 + taxes/one night (standard room, double occupancy)

Includes 2 preferred tickets for the corresponding night’s performance

Riverside Signature Brunch or Sapphire Blues Brunch (Sunday)

Friday, January 11th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

Winter Blues Weekend: Billy Blues Band, Blues Directors & Blues To Lose

  

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

General seating: $12 online ($17 at the door)

Preferred seating: $15 online ($20 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE 

 

Join us for the Winter Blues Weekend presented by the Boise Blues Society & The Sapphire Room!

Thursday, Jan 10th: Gary Tackett Band, Jake Leg & BBQ Blues Band

 

Friday, Jan 11th: Billy Blues Band, Blues Directors & Blues To Lose

 

Saturday, January 12th: Blues Addicts, SUDA, RJ McGinnis Band

 

Sunday Sapphire Blues Brunch: Blank Check (no tickets needed, 9am - noon)

Want the best seats in the house? Call the hotel at 208-343-1871 to reserve a room package and join us for the whole weekend! No need to purchase tickets with the room package... we'll reserve those seats for you!

Winter Blues Package:

$149 + taxes/one night (standard room, double occupancy)

Includes 2 preferred tickets for the corresponding night’s performance

Riverside Signature Brunch or Sapphire Blues Brunch (Sunday)

 

 

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

Winter Blues Weekend: Blues Addicts, SUDA & RJ McGinnis Band

 

General seating: $12 ($17 at the door)

Preferred seating: $15 ($20 at the door)

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

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

Join us for the Winter Blues Weekend presented by the Boise Blues Society & The Sapphire Room!

Thursday, Jan 10th: Gary Tackett Band, Jake Leg & BBQ Blues Band

 

Friday, Jan 11th: Billy Blues Band, Blues Directors & Blues To Lose

 

Saturday, January 12th: Blues Addicts, SUDA, RJ McGinnis Band

 

Sunday Sapphire Blues Brunch: Blank Check (no tickets needed, 9am - noon)

Want the best seats in the house? Call the hotel at 208-343-1871 to reserve a room package and join us for the whole weekend! No need to purchase tickets with the room package... we'll reserve those seats for you!

Winter Blues Package:

$149 + taxes/one night (standard room, double occupancy)

Includes 2 preferred tickets for the corresponding night’s performance

Riverside Signature Brunch or Sapphire Blues Brunch (Sunday)

 

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

Vintage Movie Night: 10 Things I Hate About You 

 

 

 

Doors open at 6:30pm, Movie at 7:30pm (We don't want to disrupt the movie... be sure to get there early to put in your food and drink order by 7:15pm!)

$13 general, $15 preferred ($18/$20 at the door)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

 

The Vintage Movie Night Series features classic movies, bottomless movie snacks, and a full bar and food menu in the sparking Sapphire Room. 

The ticket price includes bottomless movie snacks with popcorn and theatre candy favorites! Additional food and bar purchases are not included.

 

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

The Buddy Holly Story in Concert (1/19)

   

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

$32 general, $37 preferred ($35/$40 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

Zachary Stevenson's Buddy Holly Concert is dynamite two act show featuring such hits as "That'll Be the Day", "Peggy Sue", "Oh Boy and "Rave On". Stevenson presents Buddy Holly so perfectly that we seem to be watching a genuine replica of the nerdy, and hip young Texan. Stevenson has the guitar licks down to a "T" and his superb vocals make him equally comfortable with the sweet ballads or on-the-edge rock-a-billy songs.

Enjoy a tribute to The Big Bopper, Dion, Ritchie Valens, Little Richard, Bo Diddley and more. Also featuring the Rocking Horse Medicine Show Band.  Preview the show HERE. 

"Zachary Stevenson's portrayal of Buddy Holly is dead-on accurate... he's simply fantastic.” - Hall of Fame DJ, Red Robinson

“Zachary Stevenson nails the rock 'n' roll legend in a full-throttle tribute that fires on all cylinders." - Peter Birnie, The Vancouver Sun

"Zachary Stevenson is the epitome of effortless cool with a gorgeous voice and a star-quality stage presence." - Mark Robbins, Vancouver Presents

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

The Buddy Holly Story in Concert (1/20) 

 

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

$32 general, $37 preferred ($35/$40 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS

Zachary Stevenson's Buddy Holly Concert is dynamite two act show featuring such hits as "That'll Be the Day", "Peggy Sue", "Oh Boy and "Rave On". Stevenson presents Buddy Holly so perfectly that we seem to be watching a genuine replica of the nerdy, and hip young Texan. Stevenson has the guitar licks down to a "T" and his superb vocals make him equally comfortable with the sweet ballads or on-the-edge rock-a-billy songs.

Enjoy a tribute to The Big Bopper, Dion, Ritchie Valens, Little Richard, Bo Diddley and more. Also featuring the Rocking Horse Medicine Show Band.  Preview the show HERE. 

"Zachary Stevenson's portrayal of Buddy Holly is dead-on accurate... he's simply fantastic.” - Hall of Fame DJ, Red Robinson

“Zachary Stevenson nails the rock 'n' roll legend in a full-throttle tribute that fires on all cylinders." - Peter Birnie, The Vancouver Sun

"Zachary Stevenson is the epitome of effortless cool with a gorgeous voice and a star-quality stage presence." - Mark Robbins, Vancouver Presents

 

 

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

The Blues Groove 

 

    

  

$15 general, $18 preferred ($20/$23 at the door)

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

  

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

The Blues Groove is back at the fabulous Sapphire Room! George Hadden, Ken Bowman, Steve Hall, Lisa Marie, John Micka, and Don Vannucci bring their brand of blues, funk and rock for a great evening of music and dancing!

 

“The Blues Groove’s new singer, Lisa Marie . . . elevated the Blues Groove to one of the best blues bands in the valley.” David Light, President, Boise Blues Society

 

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

An Evening with Maddie Zahm

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

$12 general, $15 preferred ($15/$18 at the door)

  

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

    

Maddie Zahm is a 20 year-old singer/songwriter from Boise, Idaho. She competed on the last season of ABC’s American Idol, earned a spot in the Top 48, and captured the hearts of millions of viewers. Since Idol, Maddie has been performing and speaking around the country. Maddie’s shows are a fun combination of covers, originals and quick-witted humor. Her single Beautifully Human is available now and she is getting ready to release two new singles: Movin’ On and We Can’t Be Friends.

 

Sunday, January 27th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

Boise Jazz Society presents Joel Frahm Quartet

Doors at 6pm; Show at 7pm

Free Community Jazz Symposium 4-5pm

Limited Seating May be Available: boisejazzsociety.org

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

The Sapphire Room

Idaho Songwriters Association Forum

Doors at 5:30pm, Show 6:30 - 9:30pm

FREE and open to the public-- reserve your table here!

The Idaho Songwriters Association presents the Idaho Songwriters Association Forum, a monthly event celebrating 100% original music by local performers. These concerts are free to the community and all ages are welcome. The series is supported by volunteers and underwritten by The Idaho Songwriters Association.

FREE and open to the public-- reserve your table here!

 

ISA ANNOUNCEMENT: Songwriters may sign-up on the day of the forum between 5:30 - 6:30 PM. Be prepared to perform 1 original song. Questions? Email the host, Dan Costello dandlions@gmail.com. (We will no longer be taking advance sign-ups.)