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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!

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Dan Costello's All-Star Birthday Concert

 

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

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

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

 

Join Boise musician Dan Costello for his annual all-star musical birthday party on February 22nd, 2018 at the Sapphire Room. Special guests from Dan’s extended “music family” will share the stage with their songs and skills. Your presence is the present! Enjoy a night of entertainment, stellar music, and fun, along with all the fine food, beverages, and accommodations the Riverside Hotel has to offer.

 

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Texas Tribute: ZZ Top Tribute 

  

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

$20 general, $25 preferred ($25/$30 at the door) 

  

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

Texas Tribute brings to life Texas boogie band ZZ Top! Complete with the beards, fuzzy guitars, sound and the look-- get ready for some Texas-sized entertainment!

 

 

 

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Boise Blues Society presents Tinsley Ellis

  

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

$20 general, $25 preferred ($23/28 at the door) New ticket prices include fees!

SOLD OUT

 

Boise Blues Society and Riverside Hotel are excited to present Tinsley Ellis in the Sapphire Room on Saturday, February 24th. His brand new album "Winning Hand" on Alligator Records marks Tinsley's return to the guitar-driven hard rock sound that made him a legend in the blues-rock world.

Ellis was among the first of the New Generation blues heroes that included Stevie Ray Vaughan, Robert Cray and many others. He says, "From BB King, I learned about performing with dynamics. From James Brown, I learned about putting on a seamless, exciting concert and from The Allmans, I learned about how to excite fans with extended instrumental jamming.

Now he says he's ready to prove again that whenever he picks up a guitar, he's playing with a Winning Hand!

 

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

The Idaho Songwriters Association presents Sisters in Songwriting 

   

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

$8 general, $12 preferred ($11/$15 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

 

Songwriters in the Round: Rebecca Scott & Debbie Sager Duo, Peggy Jordan & Mel Wade

The Idaho Songwriters Association presents SISTERS IN SONGWRITING, a series that highlights Idaho women songwriters by putting their talents on stage before an appreciative audience. These concerts support women and their craft as they network, collaborate and celebrate each other through music.

This concert series is an original idea by songwriter Brook Faulk, who produces the show in collaboration with the ISA.

All ages are welcome. The series is supported by volunteers and underwritten by The Idaho Songwriters Association.

Doors open at 5:00 pm, show starts at 6:00 pm and will be over before 9:00 pm. There will be three to four songwriters performing in the round. Songwriters will perform only original songs.

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

The Idaho Songwriters Association Forum 

  

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

Doors at 5:30pm, show 6:30-9:30pm. **Please note the new, earlier time!

 

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

 

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!

Doors at 5:30pm, show 6:30-9:30pm. **Please note the new, earlier time!

ISA ANNOUNCEMENT: New sign-up procedure! We are going back to the 'old school' format starting in September, 2017. Songwriters may sign-up only 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.)

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Emily Braden 

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

$20 general, $25 preferred ($25/$30 at the door)

  

PURCHASE TICKETS

    

NYC-based chanteuse Emily Braden returns for a hometown show in the beautiful Sapphire Room!

 

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Jeff Engelbert & Friends featuring Jennifer Lea

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

Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm

 

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

Back in The Sapphire Room after two sold out shows! Jeff Engelbert has toured extensively throughout New York and New England playing electric and acoustic blues. Jeff has opened for the likes of Dickey Betts, Kansas, Dennis Jones, Kim Simmons (Savoy Brown) and The Outlaws. The unmatched Jennifer Lea will join him for an evening of pure blues and a blend of eclectic covers and originals in the beautiful Sapphire Room!

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Smooth Avenue

  

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

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

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

 

Smooth Avenue returns to The Sapphire Room for an evening of blues & soul with flavorings of funk & jazz for the 3rd Annual Spring event. Also appearing on stage will be the amazing Angie Michelle and a group of talented up-and-coming young musicians.

Great food, drinks & dancing will be in store in what is sure to be an enjoyable evening! If you aren't a Smoothie (a fan of Smooth Avenue) before the show, you are sure to be a fan after. Smooth Avenue has been known to invite friends to join on stage or open the night with amazing performances.

Wear or buy a Smooth Avenue T-shirt to the show and get entered in a drawing to win $50!

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

American Blues Music presented by Boise Blues Society & Ada Community Libraries

 FREE and open to the public!

Doors at 3pm, Show at 4pm

  

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

  

Blues music has its roots in African American spirituals and field songs. Spend a winter afternoon enjoying a collaboration between the Boise Blues Society & Ada Community Libraries with blues/roots music and related spoken word.

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Idaho Jazz Society presents Mandy Harvey 

 

Doors open at 6:00pm, Show at 7:00pm

$28 general, $33 preferred ($32/$37 at the door) 

  

PURCHASE TICKETS

  

Over the past few months, Mandy Harvey placed 4th on this season's America's Got Talent, performed with Shania Twain, sang The National Anthem at Madison Square Garden, appeared on Megyn Kelly Today, released her first book, and has been speaking all across the US. Things just heating up for this young artist!
Mandy Harvey is an award winning singer, songwriter and motivational speaker who just happens to have an invisible disability. A Vocal Music Education major at Colorado State University, Mandy lost her residual hearing in 2006-2007 at age eighteen due to a connective tissue disorder that effected her nerves and left the program. She pursued several career options, including education, but returned to music in 2008, her true passion could no longer be denied. She quickly became a regular performer at various venues and has released three albums thus far. Though her hearing loss is profound, her timing and pitch are perfect and her passion is tremendous. With support from friends, family and her faith, Mandy continues to find joy in music.

In 2011, Mandy won VSA’s Top Young Soloist Award and lived a personal dream of performing at the Kennedy Center in DC. She continues to perform around the United States and has been recently featured on NBC Nights News, Canada AM, The Steve Harvey Show, and the Los Angeles Times. In addition to performing and speaking, Mandy has become an ambassador to both No Barriers USA and Invisible Disabilities Association with a mission to encourage, inspire and assist others to break through their personal barriers.

 

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Vintage Movie Night:

North by Northwest

   

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

  

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!)

   

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

    

The Vintage Movie Night Series features classic movies paired with bottomless movie snacks and a full bar and dinner menu in the sparkling Sapphire Room!

The ticket price includes bottomless movie snacks with popcorn and theatre candy favorites

(Additional food and bar purchases are not included)

   

Movie Synopsis:

This classic suspense film finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Hunted relentlessly by Vandamm's associates, the harried Thornhill ends up on a cross-country journey, meeting the beautiful and mysterious Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) along the way. Soon Vandamm's henchmen close in on Thornhill, resulting in a number of iconic action sequences. 

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Hamilton Loomis

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

Preferred seating: $20 ($25 at the door)

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

   

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

    

Born and raised in Galveston, Texas, Loomis is the son of musician parents who listened to blues, rock and soul. Music ran in his veins and, with instruments readily available around the house, he picked up drums, piano, guitar and harmonica, honing his multi-instrumental talent in addition to performing regularly as part of his family’s doo-wop group.

A protégé of Bo Diddley, Loomis met the icon backstage at the age of 16 at Houston’s famed venue Rockefeller’s. Before the night was over, Loomis was onstage playing guitar with the legend. Diddley quickly became friend, mentor, collaborator and supporter, appearing on two of Loomis’ albums and presenting a cherished red guitar that he still plays.

 

Friday, March 9th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Frim Fram 4: Think Spring 

 

  

 

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

$20 general, $24 preferred ($25/$29 at the door) 

  

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

Grab your classiest friend, order a vintage-inspired cocktail and don't forget your dancing shoes. It's time to "Think Spring" with Frim Fram 4!
Frim Fram 4 sells out every show in The Sapphire Room-- be sure to buy early!

 

 

 

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Blaze and Kelly : Sing Into Spring 

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

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

  

PURCHASE TICKETS

Come enjoy and evening of music from one of Boise’s favorite bands BLAZE & KELLY! This dynamic duo will be joined by fellow players to lift you up and kick off those “winter blues”! They have many new surprises in store for a great evening of fun and entertainment in Boise’s premiere Sapphire Room at the Riverside Hotel!

Known for their authentic, soulful connection with audiences, their harmonies have been heard throughout the region as they have cultivated a classic folk-rock sound that has been shared on many stages (Crosby, Stills, and Nash; Shawn Colvin; and Olivia Newton-John, to name a few).

Sure to be an energetic, emotionally moving, heart touching night! For more information, please visit www.blazeandkelly.com

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Joe Cannon

   

Doors open at 5pm, Show at 6pm

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

PURCHASE TICKETS

  

Joe Cannon was born Jean Peloquin. He was discovered on the back lot at Universal Studios in 1967 when he sang his way onto "The Virginian” TV series with a song he wrote for his dad called “Mr. Painter Paint My Dad”. He was a regular on the show (pictured right above) and wrote several songs for the show until the series went off the air in 1969. Joe continued to write music and to date has written more than one hundred songs, some of which he occasionally sings in his show.

He appeared on the Grand Old Opry in Nashville. Later he was managed by OMAC artists (Buck Owens) in Bakersfield. In 1971 Jean adopted the name Joe Cannon when he recorded for Lee Hazlewood. Joe lived with Lee in Sweden while Lee put the finishing touches on a movie he produced called “Smoke” and Joe’s album was the soundtrack for the movie. Joe returned to the Bay Area where he became a big draw and well known performer on the peninsula at the Tarr and Feathers on Union Street and Chucks Cellar in Los Altos. He also performed 12 national anthems for the 49ers professional football games.

 

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

 

 Sapphire Open Mic: Music, Poetry, & Stories

 
Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm

Sign up to play at 6pm, first come - first served

FREE (remember to reserve your seat on Eventbrite!)

Showcase your music, poetry, stories, monologues, etc. on one of Boise's best stages! Hosted by local music favorite, Ryan Wissinger. Sapphire Open Mic is all-ages and family-friendly. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Sign-ups start at 6pm. Each performer gets two songs or 8 minutes, whatever comes first! A piano is the only instrument provided; please bring any other instrument you plan to use. Live performance only; no prerecorded tracks, please.

All-ages. All acts must be family-friendly.

 

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Vintage Movie Night: Singin’ In The Rain

 

 

 

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

 

The Vintage Movie Night Series features classic movies paired with bottomless movie snacks and a full bar and dinner menu in the sparkling Sapphire Room!

The ticket price includes bottomless movie snacks with popcorn and theatre candy favorites!

(Additional food and bar purchases are not included.)

March 7th: North By Northwest

March 15th: Singin' In The Rain

April 5th: Steel Magnolias

Friday, March 16th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Boise Rockeoke 

   

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

FREE (remember to reserve your seat on Eventbrite!)
All-ages. All acts must be family-friendly.
RESERVE YOUR SEAT

  

Boise Rockeoke is Live Rock Band Karaoke. You choose a song from our massive list (250 and growing) and we provide the live backing track: an experience unlike any other. Our book of printed lyrics will help you remember the mysterious middle of your favorite karaoke tunes and our live band will not only back you up but guide you through the experience. Find out what its like to be the lead singer in a rock band without the hassle of dating four moody egotists. Chris Cullinan leads the the rock band eternally searching for a new singer; could it be you? A rotating cast of bassists, drummers, keyboardists and guitarists exercise their considerable skill on your behalf with each new number. Come join us and unleash your inner rock god!

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

The Hippie Rock Revival featuring Daring Greatly 

  

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

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

Preferred seating: $20 online ($25 at the door)

  

PURCHASE TICKETS

  

Daring Greatly is back by popular demand with The Hippie Rock Revival! Let nostalgia take over and travel back to an era of peace, love and groovy music in the one and only Sapphire Room!

Daring Greatly: A dad, his 2 sons and their 2 best friends - their goal is to continuously share the message of being fearless, free, and vulnerable - to 'step inside the ring' and to dare greatly. The message is simple, but the music is even more powerful than that. This 5 piece group gathers heavy influence from the 60's & 70's classic rock era - featuring real and perfected "blood harmonies", crunching guitar solos, that powerful B3 Organ sound, topped with steady and precise drumming dynamics.

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Boise Jazz Society presents Anat Cohen & Fred Hersch Duo

 

  

Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm

Free Community Jazz Symposium 4-5pm

Limited seating may be available

   

MORE INFORMATION

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Swing is the Thing 

  

Doors open at 6:30pm
Swing dance lesson from 7pm - 8pm
Dancing from 8pm - 10pm

$15 in advance, $18 at the door

Live music in BAR365 beginning at 5pm!

  

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

The big dance floor will be out for an evening of swing dancing in the sparkling Sapphire Room! Join us for live music, a dance lesson and two hours of dancing to Pamela DeMarche & Friends!

Pamela DeMarche - vocals

Rex Miller - piano

Troy Ferguson - bass

David Gluck - drums

Tom Phelps - sax

Jack Gardner - trumpet

 

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Tomorrow’s Jazz Tonight: Benefit for Centennial High School Band 

 

    

  

$28 general, $33 preferred ($33/$38 at the door)

Students and Teachers get $8 off (show ID at the door)

Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm

  

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

Great entertainment and a great cause, what could be better? Join the Centennial High School Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Brittany Brings, for an unforgettable evening with special guests Kings of Swing.

As arts funding continues to shrink in our public schools, this is an opportunity to help maintain excitement and excellence in Centennial's outstanding band program, and cheer on some future music stars.

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

The Sapphire Room

A Special Tribute to

JOHNNY CASH & KRIS KRISTOFFERSON

with The Mighty Red Melons

  

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

$23 general, $31 preferred ($28/$36 at the door) Ticket prices include fees!

SOLD OUT

 

Johnny Cash. Kris Kristofferson. The Mighty Red Melons take on the songbook tribute of two of the greatest country writers and performers of the past century. The band will Walk the Line for two great shows, and we can all spend Sunday Morning Coming Down...

The Sapphire Room will host this great show in its superlative intimate environment with classic Cash and Kristofferson songs rolling off the stage all night long. Twangtown opens again with unique hot swing and honky tonk favorites. Bring your dancing shoes and let's have another Melons party!

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

A Special Tribute to

JOHNNY CASH & KRIS KRISTOFFERSON

with The Mighty Red Melons (Encore Show)

  

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

$23 general, $31 preferred ($28/$36 at the door) Ticket prices include fees!

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

Johnny Cash. Kris Kristofferson. The Mighty Red Melons take on the songbook tribute of two of the greatest country writers and performers of the past century. The band will Walk the Line for two great shows, and we can all spend Sunday Morning Coming Down...

The Sapphire Room will host this great show in its superlative intimate environment with classic Cash and Kristofferson songs rolling off the stage all night long. Twangtown opens again with unique hot swing and honky tonk favorites. Bring your dancing shoes and let's have another Melons party!

 

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Idaho Songwriters Forum

  

Doors at 5:30pm, show 6:30-9:30pm. **Please note the new, earlier time!

  

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: New sign-up procedure! We are going back to the 'old school' format starting in September, 2017. Songwriters may sign-up only 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.)

  

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.

 

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Opera Idaho Operatini: I Want Magic

(Early & Late Performance Tickets Available) 

General: $22 per person, Preferred: $30 per person

  

EARLY PERFORMANCE 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Purchase EARLY Performance Tickets HERE

 

LATE PERFORMANCE: 8:15pm - 10:15pm

Purchase LATE Performance Tickets HERE

  

Come enjoy a fun evening of music, food and drinks! The ticket price includes the cast of Opera Idaho’s upcoming production of André Previn’s A Streetcar Named Desire serenading you with some of their favorites from the canons of opera and musical theatre, and a dinner bar with mixed greens with assorted dressings; rolls with butter; chicken piccata served with a butter, lime juice, capers and white wine sauce; roasted red potatoes, seasonal vegetables and a dessert display.

There will also be a no-host bar where you can purchase anything from a soda, wine, beer, to a cocktail or martini specially designed by a local mixologist for this Operatini that’s only available inside the Sapphire Room. Before or after the Operatini, feel free to mingle in the Riverside Hotel’s newly redesigned lobby where you may also purchase food and drinks.

  

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.

 

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Vintage Movie Night: Steel Magnolias 

  

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 paired with bottomless movie snacks and a full bar and dinner menu in the sparkling Sapphire Room!

The ticket price includes bottomless movie snacks with popcorn and theatre candy favorites!

(Additional food and bar purchases are not included.)

March 7th: North By Northwest

March 15th: Singin' In The Rain

April 5th: Steel Magnolias

 

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

The Idaho Songwriters Association presents Sisters in Songwriting 

   

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

$8 general, $12 preferred ($11/$15 at the door) 

      

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

  

Songwriters in the Round: Pat Folkner, Ellie & Kiley Shaw, Heather Platts

The Idaho Songwriters Association presents SISTERS IN SONGWRITING, a series that highlights Idaho women songwriters by putting their talents on stage before an appreciative audience. These concerts support women and their craft as they network, collaborate and celebrate each other through music.

This concert series is an original idea by songwriter Brook Faulk, who produces the show in collaboration with the ISA.

This series is co-produced and co-presented by The Idaho Songwriters Association.

Doors open at 5:00 pm, show starts at 6:00 pm and will be over before 9:00 pm. There will be three to four songwriters performing in the round. Songwriters will perform only original songs.

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Sapphire Open Mic: Music, Poetry, & Stories

Doors at 6pm, Show at 7pm
Sign up to play at 6pm, first come - first served
FREE (remember to reserve your seat on Eventbrite!)

  

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

  

  

Showcase your music, poetry, stories, monologues, etc. on one of Boise's best stages! Hosted by local music favorite, Ryan Wissinger. Sapphire Open Mic is all-ages and family-friendly. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Sign-ups start at 6pm. Each performer gets two songs or 8 minutes, whatever comes first! A piano is the only instrument provided; please bring any other instrument you plan to use. Live performance only; no prerecorded tracks, please. All-ages. All acts must be family-friendly.

Saturday, April 14th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Lightning Kings: 2017 Muddy Awards "Best New Act"

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

$18 general, $22 preferred ($21/$25 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS

Seattle-based Lightning Kings was Cascade Blues Association Muddy Award's "Best New Act" for 2017 and now they're ready to hit The Sapphire Room! Blues-fueled rock guaranteed to be a good time-- wear your dancing shoes!

 

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Starbelly Dancers presents The Art of Belly Dance

Doors open at 6pm, Show at 7pm

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

PURCHASE TICKETS

During The Art of Belly Dance, you will be delighted by the exciting and beautiful dance stylings of the Arab world: from the joyful and emotional folkloric dances of Egypt to the glittering glamour of traditional belly dance.

 

Friday, April 20th, 2018

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

Another fun-filled evening featuring dance music from The Blues Brothers movies as well as other classic rock and R&B tunes performed by one of Boise's favorite show bands!

 

Saturday, April 21st, 2018

The Sapphire Room

West Abbey Road

  

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

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

  

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE!

 

  West Abbey Road is a local Beatles Tribute Band who will breathe new life into your favorite Beatles performances! Join us for an evening to remember in the beautiful Sapphire Room. Featuring : Braun Lemmon (Darin Gere) lead vocals & lead guitar, Paul McCartwright (Brad Carroll) on bass and vocals, Ringo Starz (Frank Beale) on drums and one vocal, and Harrison Gorge (Doug Davis) on everything else! Enjoy the costumes, British accents, vocal arrangement, musicianship, humor and dancing, all in a family friendly environment!

 

 

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

The Idaho Songwriters Association Forum 

  

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

Doors at 5:30pm, show 6:30-9:30pm. **Please note the new, earlier time!

  

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

 

  

 

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!

Doors at 5:30pm, show 6:30-9:30pm. **Please note the new, earlier time!

ISA ANNOUNCEMENT: New sign-up procedure! We are going back to the 'old school' format starting in September, 2017. Songwriters may sign-up only 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.)

 

 

 

Thursday, April 26th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Longfellow Fundraiser Concert with David Andrews & Deviant Kin

  

Doors open at 6:00pm, Show at 7:00pm 

$35 general, $45 preferred ($40/$50 at the door) 

  

PURCHASE TICKETS

  

 

The David Andrews Band with special guest Deviant Kin join us for benefit concert for Longfellow Elementary School. 100% of ticket proceeds go directly to Longfellow Elementary School.

Friday, April 27th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

The Sugar Thieves

   

Doors open at 6:00pm, Show at 7:00pm

$20 general, $24 preferred ($25/$29 at the door) Prices include fees!

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

The Sugar Thieves have been winning over fans world-wide, with their high energy, soulful live shows. They have honed their brand of American roots music, creating a sound that is all their own. Moving freely between blues, country, folk, gospel, rock and roll, with elements of jazz, they honor the tradition that makes American music so great. From smoky dive bars to big festival stages, this band has what it takes to move people.

The Sugar Thieves call Phoenix, Arizona home, but they have made their presence known across the USA, in Mexico and in Europe. They have shared the bill with the likes of Taj Mahal, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, The Flaming Lips, The Blues Brothers, Lucinda Williams, Robert Cray, and more. They have recorded and produced five albums, each containing a variety of original music and old songs reinvented.

The Sugar Thieves started as a Duo in 2006, consisting of Meridith Moore's deep and colorful vocals, and Mikel Lander's gritty and gutsy guitar picking style and vocal approach. Today they are backed by one of the most talented rhythm sections west of the Mississippi: Todd Chuba on drums boasts a thirty year career in music, and has shared a stage with the likes of Glen Campbell, and David Grisman; Shea Marshall plays numerous instruments including keys, sax, harmonica and even railroad spikes; and Jeff Naylor on upright and electric bass is a force to reckon with. Check them out at: www.sugarthieves.com

 

"The embodiment of the future of blues .. they are soulful and sassy, sincere and optimistic in a way that only the blues can be."

Sarah Ventre - Phoenix New Times

"If your meat's not shakin' before they're done, check your pulse. You might not have one."

Riverside Bluesfest - St. Mary's Blues Guild

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Harlis Sweetwater Band 

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

$18 general, $22 preferred ($21/$25 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS

From Huntington Beach California, Harlis Sweetwater, as a singer, guitarist, songwriter and frontman, has shared the stage with everyone from Jimmie Vaughan, ZZ Top, Los Lobos Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Everlast, and Brian Setzer to R&B/Blues legends Etta James, James Cotton, and Wilson Pickett to name a few.

He has been called "the best singer in any genre" by music critic Robert Kinsler of the OC Register, While SugarBuzz Magazine had this to say: "From the heart, Harlis Sweetwater, you know instantly the real deal is upon you. This man knows the blues." Recently CBS online named Harlis one of Orange County's best singer songwriters. Don't miss it!

 

 

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Boise Jazz Society: Amina Figarova Sextet

Doors at 6pm; Show at 7pm

Free Community Jazz Symposium 4-5pm

Limited Seating May be Available: boisejazzsociety.org

Monday, April 30th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

John Nemeth 

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

$25 general, $30 preferred ($30/$35 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS

Boise native John Nemeth is back in The Sapphire Room!

Don’t try to snatch him back and hold him, he’s a man on the move. John Németh had already established himself among the very top ranks of blues musicians and modern soul singers when he decided to break the mold with his new record, FEELIN’ FREAKY. Németh fearlessly crushes all barriers of style and genre with an album of original songs that defies all the usual pigeonholes. Drawing from his strong influences in blues and R&B, as well as contemporary sounds in hip hop and rock & roll, John creates music that is personal as well as universal, and owes its origin to no one but John Németh.

"You could swear he was freeze-dried in the 1960s, as the music has a driving, rock-'n'-soul punch that makes him seem spiritual kin to long-gone stompers Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and Jackie Wilson."

-Jonathan Takiff, Philadelphia Daily News, Feb 2009

 

 

 

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

The Sapphire Room

John Nemeth (Encore Show)

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

$25 general, $30 preferred ($30/$35 at the door) 

PURCHASE TICKETS

 

Boise native John Nemeth is back in The Sapphire Room!

Don’t try to snatch him back and hold him, he’s a man on the move. John Németh had already established himself among the very top ranks of blues musicians and modern soul singers when he decided to break the mold with his new record, FEELIN’ FREAKY. Németh fearlessly crushes all barriers of style and genre with an album of original songs that defies all the usual pigeonholes. Drawing from his strong influences in blues and R&B, as well as contemporary sounds in hip hop and rock & roll, John creates music that is personal as well as universal, and owes its origin to no one but John Németh.

"You could swear he was freeze-dried in the 1960s, as the music has a driving, rock-'n'-soul punch that makes him seem spiritual kin to long-gone stompers Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and Jackie Wilson."

-Jonathan Takiff, Philadelphia Daily News, Feb 2009

 

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

The Sapphire Room

Opera Idaho Operatini:

The Great American Songbook

(Early & Late Performance Tickets Available)

General: $22 per person, Preferred: $30 per person

  

EARLY PERFORMANCE: 5:30PM - 7:30PM

Purchase EARLY Performance Tickets HERE

   

LATE PERFORMANCE: 8:15PM - 10:15PM

Purchase LATE Performance Tickets HERE

 

Come enjoy a fun evening of music, food and drinks! The ticket price includes Opera Idaho Resident Company singers serenading you with music by Gershwin, Porter, et al., and a dinner bar with mixed greens with assorted dressings; rolls with butter; chicken florentine served with a spinach, mushrooms and a creamy garlic cheese sauce; parsley new potatoes, seasonal vegetables and a dessert display.

There will also be a no-host bar where you can purchase anything from a soda, wine, beer, to a cocktail or martini specially designed by a local mixologist for this Operatini that’s only available inside the Sapphire Room. Before or after the Operatini, feel free to mingle in the Riverside Hotel’s newly redesigned lobby where you may also purchase food and drinks.

  

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.