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Hot show summer

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Hi! Today's issue is one to bookmark for future reference. Today is all about the summer concert series and music festivals happening this year. And let me tell ya, there is A LOT of good tunes coming up. Enjoy!

Summer Concert Series

Alive After Five

Location: Grove Plaza, Downtown Boise

Website: https://downtownboise.org/events/alive-after-five

Dates: Wednesdays at 5pm; June 15, June 22, July 6, July 20, July 27, Aug 3, and Aug 10

Deets: free, all ages, food & drink available, all local openers, new lineup curation by Duck Club.

Lineup:

Credit Downtown Boise Association

Jump, Jam, & Jive

Location: JUMP, 1000 W. Myrtle Street, Downtown Boise

Website: jumpboise.org/jump-jam-and-jive

Dates: Every other Tuesday at 6pm; June 7, June 21, July 5, July 19, Aug 2, Aug 16, Aug 30, and Sept 13

Deets: free, all ages, food & drink available, byo blankets/chairs, local artists

Lineup:

  • June 7: Danger Beard + Boise Rock School
  • June 21: Low-Fi + Boise Rock School
  • July 5: Ashley Rose Band + Idaho Songwriters
  • July 19: Lounge on Fire + TRICA
  • Aug 2: Emily Tipton Band + Boise Hive
  • Aug 16: Amuma Says No + Boise Hive
  • Aug 30: Audio Moonshine + Idaho Arts Charter
  • Sept 13: Dusty Leigh Idaho Songwriters
Credit JUMP

Great Garden Escape

Location: Idaho Botanical Garden Meditation Garden

Website: idahobotanicalgarden.org/events/great-garden-escape

Dates: Thursdays at 6pm-ish; June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28, Aug 4, Aug 11, Aug 18, and Aug 25

Deets: Tickets are $14-$18 in advance or $20 at the gate, kids under 3 are free, open to all ages, food & drink available, byo chairs/blankets, lineup curated by Duck Club

Lineup:

Credit Idaho Botanical Garden

Neighborhood Concert Series

Location: Parks in different Boise neighborhoods

Website: www.morrisoncenter.com/news/detail/the-neighborhood-concert-series

Dates: Every other Wednesday; June 15, June 29, July 13, July 27, Aug 10, Aug 24

Deets: Free, open to all ages, food & drink available, byo food/drinks/ chairs/blankets, Boise Bicycle Project has on-site bike repair

Schedule (bands tba):

  • June 15: Sunset Park
  • June 29: Morris Hill Park
  • July 13: Peppermint Park
  • July 27: Fairview Park
  • August 10: Winstead Park
  • August 24: Catalpa Park
Credit Morrison Center

Summer shows at KIN

Location: Kin lawn + patio, 999 W Main Street, Downtown Boise

Website: theduckclub.com/shows/ (then filter by venue)

Dates: June 19, July 12, July 17, July 19, Aug 7

Deets: Tickets are $25-$30, kids under 7 free, all ages, outdoors, bathrooms available, food and drink available (no byo), byo low chairs/blankets. Hot tip: can technically watch for free at the top of the hill if you are curious :)

Lineup:

  • June 19: Eilen Jewell + Steve Fulton
  • July 12: Low Hum
  • July 17: Esther Rose
  • Aug 7: Florist

Live on the Lawn

Location: Idaho Botanical Garden

Website: theduckclub.com/live-on-the-lawn-2022

Dates: Wednesday, June 29 & Friday, Aug 5; 6:30pm

Deets: Tickets are $33-$53, open to all ages, food & drink available, byo chairs/blankets, lineup curated by Duck Club.

Lineup:

  • June 29: Aldous Harding + H. Hawkline + Wend + With Child
  • Aug 5: Sharon Van Etten + Angel Olsen + Julien Baker

Outlaw Field

Location: Idaho Botanical Garden

Website: idahobotanicalgarden.org/events/outlaw-field-concert-series

Dates: June 28, July 12, July 13, July 15, July 26, Aug 7, Aug 9, Aug 14, Aug 15, Aug 16, Aug 17, Aug 19, Aug 29, Aug 31, Sept 1, Sept 16, and Sept 21

Deets: These are big & fun outdoor shows. All ages. Tix price varies. Byo low chair/blanket. Food & drink available for purchase.

Lineup:

  • June 28: Ween
  • July 12: The Avett Brothers
  • July 13: Khruangbin + Men I Trust
  • July 15: Rainbow Kitten Surprise + Houndmouth
  • July 26: Caamp
  • Aug 7: Whiskey Myers + Shane Smith & the Saints
  • Aug 9: The Head + The Heart
  • Aug 14: Bonnie Raitt
  • Aug 15: Mt. Joy
  • Aug 16: The Black Crowes
  • Aug 17: Iration + Atmosphere
  • Aug 19: Maren Morris
  • Aug 29: Modest Mouse
  • Aug 31: Tedeschi Trucks Band + Los Lobos + Gabe Dixon
  • Sept 1: Shakey Graves + Sierra Ferrell
  • Sept 16: Flume
  • Sept 21: Jackson Browne
Credit Knitting Factory

Ford Idaho Center Summer Shows

Location: Ford Idaho Center, Nampa

Website: www.fordidahocenter.com/events (filter by concert)

Dates: June 2, June 11, June 12, June 15, June 24, June 28, July 8, July 15, July 27, July 28, Aug 6, Aug 19, Aug 20, Aug 21, Sept 9, Sept 10, Sept 14, Sept 20, Sept 21, Sept 27, Sept 30, Oct 2, Oct 12

Deets: Most shows start around 7pm, tickets range from $30-$300, all outdoors, varies by show but mostly all ages, lawn & chair seating, food & drink available.

Lineup:

  • June 2: Chris Stapleton
  • June 11: Slipknot + Cypress Hill
  • June 12: AJR + BoyWithUke
  • June 15: Halsey + The Marias + girlhouse
  • June 24: Russell Dickerson + Lauren Alaina + Elvie Shane + Jackson Dean
  • June 28: Dirty Heads + Soja + Tribal Seeds + Artikal Sound System
  • July 8: Slightly Stoopid + Pepper + Common Kings + Fortunate Youth
  • July 15: Goo Goo Dolls + Blue October
  • July 27: Kenny Chesney + Carly Pearce
  • July 28: Dispatch + O.A.R.
  • Aug 6: The Chicks + Patty Griffin
  • Aug 19: Backstreet Boys
  • Aug 20: Fitz & The Tantrums + Andy Grammer
  • Aug 21: Papa Roach + Falling in Reverse + Hollywood Undead + Bad Wolves
  • Sept 9: Morgan Wallen
  • Sept 10: Korn + Evanescence + Dana Denata + P.O.D.
  • Sept 14: Flogging Molly + The Interrupters
  • Sept 20: Lany
  • Sept 21: Foreigner
  • Sept 27: Odesza + Sylvan Esso + Elderbrook + Nasaya
  • Sept 30: RÜFÜS DU SOL + Paraleven
  • Oct 6: Thomas Rhett + Parker McCollum + Conner Smith
  • Oct 12: Jimmy Buffett
Credit Ford Idaho Center

Music on the Mountain

Location: Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area

Website: www.facebook.com/events/953423068718935

Dates: June 25, July 23, Aug 6, Aug 20, Sept 3; 2-6pm

Deets: free, all ages; byo blanket/chairs/food/drink, food & drink available to buy too; other activities like mt biking, hiking, mountain coaster, rock climbing, etc available; bathrooms onsite.

Lineup:

  • June 25: Canyon Kids + RJ McGinnis Band + Gary Tackett & The Full Moon Rude
  • July 23: Neal Goldberg & Friends + Lonesome Jet Boat Ramblers + Andrew Sheppard
  • Aug 6: Allegedly + High Pine Whiskey Yell + Lounge on Fire
  • Aug 20: Boise Rock School + Low-Fi + Pilot Error
  • Sept 9: Ryan Curtis Band + Cliff Miller Music + Tylor & the Train Robbers
Credit Bogus Basin

Ste. Chapelle Open Air Summer Concert Series

Location: Ste. Chapelle Winery, 19348 Lowell Road, Caldwell

Website: www.stechapelle.com/events

Dates: Every Sunday June-Sept, 1pm

Deets: Tix are $20 for wine club members, $25 GA, under 21 free; doors open 11am, music starts at 1pm; wine, beer, wine slushies, and food available to purchase; byo food & low back chairs; no pets, canopies, or outside alcohol.

Lineup:

  • June 5: Ryan Curtis Band
  • June 12: The Fabulous Chancellors
  • June 19: High Street Party Band
  • June 26: Nate Bosford
  • July 3: Dave Nudo Band
  • July 10: Moody Jews
  • July 17: The Noteables Band
  • July 24: Come Together Band
  • July 31: Blues Addicts
  • Aug 7: Jonathan Warren & The Billy Goats
  • Aug 14: Ashley Rose Band
  • Aug 21: Wayward Son Band
  • Aug 28: J.R. & The Stingrays
  • Sept 4: Jake Blues and Friends
  • Sept 11: High Street Party Band
  • Sept 18: Billy Blues Band + Michele Eastland and Becky B
Credit Ste Chapelle

Big Al’s Live on the Patio Series

Location: Big Al's, The Village at Meridian

Website: www.ilovebigals.com/event/live-on-the-patio

Dates: Fridays & Saturdays, June-August, 7-10pm

Deets: Free, all ages shows on Big Al's patio; food & drink for purchase; all local artists.

Lineup:

  • June 3: Soul Patch
  • June 4: Gary Tackett & Full Moon Rude
  • June 10: Rock House Band
  • June 11: Red Light Challenge
  • June 17: RJ McGinnis
  • June 18: Katie G. & The Half Maccs
  • June 24: Sweet Briar
  • June 25: Generator Saints
  • July 1: Captain SNAFU
  • July 2: Funhouse Boise
  • July 8: Steady Rush
  • July 9: Shon Sanders Band
  • July 15: RJ McGinnis
  • July 16: The Touch
  • July 22: Generator Saints
  • July 23: Tom Taylor
  • July 29: Billy Blues Band
  • July 30: Casio Dreams
  • Aug 5: Guilty Pleasure
  • Aug 6: Kill-A-Brew
  • Aug 12: Blues to Lose
  • Aug 13: Smooth Avenue
  • Aug 19: Blaze & Kelly
  • Aug 20: Steady Rush
  • Aug 26: Sweet Briar
  • Aug 27: Soul Patch
Credit The Village at Meridian

Concerts on Broadway

Location: Meridian City Hall outdoor plaza

Website: meridiancity.org/mac/macmenu/concerts-on-broadway

Dates: Saturdays, August 27, Sept 10, and Sept 24 at 7pm

Deets: Free, open to all ages. Byo blanket/chair and you can byo food & drink.

Lineup:

  • Aug 27: Smooth Avenue
  • Sept 10: High Street
  • Sept 24: Soul Patch
Credit City of Meridian

Tuesdays on the Creek

Location: Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

Website: www.indiancreekplaza.com/tuesdays-on-the-creek

Dates: Tuesdays, 6-9pm, May-September

Deets: free, all ages; farmer's market happening at the same time; local and touring artists; food & drink available; no dogs

Lineup:

  • May 31: Casio Dreams
  • June 7: Polyrhythmics
  • June 14: Boondock Boys
  • June 21: Dragondeer
  • June 28: Ryan Curtis
  • July 5: B-Side Players
  • July 12: Red Shahan
  • July 19: The Sweet Lillies
  • July 26: Boot Juice
  • Aug 2: Laney Lou & The Bird Dogs
  • Aug 9: Tylor & the Train Robbers
  • Aug 16: Uncle Bob's Band + Kerry Davis
  • Aug 23: Stef & The Groove
  • Aug 30: Ashley Rose Band + Jocelyn & Chris
  • Sept 6: Emily Stanton Band
  • Sept 13: EllieMae + Summer Dean
  • Sept 20: Aaron Golay & The Original Sin
  • Sept 27: Jeff Crosby & The Refugees
Credit Destination Caldwell

Gazebo Concert Series

Location: Heritage Park, 185 E State Street, Eagle

Website: www.cityofeagle.org/1814/Gazebo-Concert-Series

Dates: Last Thursday of the month, June 30, July 28, Aug 25, Sept 29, 6:30-9pm

Deets: Free, all ages, local artists, byo blanket, byo food & drink, beer/wine/snacks available to purchase.

Lineup:

  • June 30: Blues Addicts
  • July 28: SoulPatch
  • Aug 25: Guilty Pleasure
  • Sept 29: Jeff Engelbert Band
Credit City of Eagle

OUT OF TOWN

If you find yourself in the mountains this summer & want to see some tunes...

Hailey Alive Summer Concert Series

Location: Hop Porter Park, 126-312 Bullion St, Hailey

Website: sawtoothbrewery.com/events/hailey-alive-2022

Dates: Thursdays, 7-9:30pm, June 16, June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21, Aug 4, and Aug 11

Deets: free, all ages, byo chair/blanket/picnic, food trucks, Sawtooth Brewery beer available.

Lineup:

  • June 16: Boot Juice
  • June 23: Cary Morin and Ghost Dog
  • June 30: Hand Trembler
  • July 7: Cole and The Thornes
  • July 14: Low-Fi
  • July 21: Water Tower
  • Aug 4: Allegedly
  • Aug 11: Bread and Circus
Credit Sawtooth Brewery

Sun Valley Museum of Art Concerts

Location: Varies by show, see below

Website: svmoa.org/performing-arts (scroll to the bottom)

Dates: Thursday, June 30; Wednesday, July 13; Thursday, Aug 11; and Saturday-Sunday, Sept 10-11

Deets: Varies by show, but all of these are ticketed. Tix are $35-$210 depending on the show and seat.

Lineup:

  • June 30: Lyle Lovett and His Large Band and Chris Isaak at River Run Lodge in Ketchum
  • July 13: The Avett Brothers at Sun Valley Pavilion
  • Aug 11: The Record Company and Lindsay Lou at River Run Lodge in Ketchum
  • Sept 10-11: In a Landscape: Classical Music in the Wild at Simons Bauer Preserve in Hailey. It's an outdoor piano concert & looks amazing. More info at inalandscape.org
Credit Sun Valley Pavilion

Tuesdays on the Terrace, McCall

Location: The Terrace, Ponderosa Center, 1117 E Lake Street, McCall

Website: visitmccall.org/event/tuesdays-at-the-terrace-summer-concert-series

Dates: Tuesdays in July & August, 6-8pm

Deets: Free, all ages, byo chairs/blanket,

Lineup: TBA

Credit Ponderosa Center

TGIF Summer Concert Series, Brundage

Location: Amphitheater at Brundage

Website: brundage.com

Dates: Fridays, 6-9pm, July 8, July 15, Jult 22, Aug 5, Aug 12, Aug 26, and Sept 2

Deets: Free, outdoors, all ages, food & drink available, byo blanket/chair/snacks, bathrooms on site

Lineup:

  • July 8: Sean Hatton Band
  • July 15: Too Slim & the Traildraggers
  • July 22: Brundage Mountain String Summit
  • Aug 5: Jeff Crosby & The Refugees
  • Aug 12: Grateful
  • Aug 26: Tylor & the Train Robbers
  • Sept 2: Innocent Man
Credit Brundage

Summer Music Festivals

Music on the Water | June 3-4

Location: Esther Simplot Park, 614 N Whitewater Park Blvd, Boise

Website: https://musiconthewater.com/

Dates: Friday, June 3, 4-9pm & Saturday, June 4, 11am-9pm

Deets: Two fun days. Live music both days, beer garden with local and craft beers, food trucks, kids zone, local vendors, and free bike parking. It's *free* to attend and all ages welcome.

Lineup:

  • June 3: Lindzey Autum + High Pine Whiskey Yell + Ryan Curtis
  • June 4: Allegedly A Band + Andy Crosby + Parade of Bad Guys + Noble Holt & Captain Snafu + Aaron Golay + Mylo Bybee + Addam Chavarria
Credit Music on the Water

Hells Canyon Jam | June 4

Location: Washington County Fairgrounds, Cambridge

Website: cambridgeid.ticketbud.com/2022-hells-canyon-jam

Dates: Saturday, June 4, 6-11pm

Deets: Tickets are $10-$78 depending on the type & age, tix are good for all events. In addition to music there's bull & bronc riding, bbq, vendors, a flea market & more. Food & drink available to purchase. Byo lawn chair. No coolers or pets allowed.

Lineup:

  • Kenny Feidler & the Cowboy Killers
  • Cody Canada & the Departed
  • Jason Boland & the Stragglers

Hwy 30 Music Fest | June 22-25

Location: Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, 215 Fair Ave, Filer

Website: hwy30musicfest.com

Dates: Wednesday-Saturday, all day

Deets: All ages, tickets range $100-$1,000, kids under 12 free. Local food & drink vendors. No pets allowed.

Lineup:

  • Granger Smith & Earl Dibbles Jr.
  • The Steel Woods
  • Ella
  • Laney Wilson
  • The Powell Brothers
  • Austin English
  • Ellie Mae
  • Tanner Usrey
  • Kaden Madden
  • + more
Credit Hwy 30 Music Fest

World Village Festival | June 24-26

Location: Cecil D. Andrus Park, 601 W Jefferson St, Boise

Website: www.globallounge.org/world-village-festival

Dates: Friday, June 24 4-10pm; Saturday, June 25 9am-10pm; Sunday, June 26 9am-6pm

Deets: Free, all ages. Celebrate Boise's multi-national community with three-days of music, dancing, art, food & fun.

Lineup:

  • ÌFÉ
  • Diggin’ Dirt
  • Tejano Outlaw
  • Afrosonics
  • Lobo Lara
  • Mariachi Cantares de Mexico
  • Buddy DeVore & the Faded Cowboys
  • Tora’dan
  • Cheekz
  • Boss Elvice
  • Nueva Generacion 2000
  • Kawa Taiko
  • Shimi Tree
  • Tracy Morrison
  • Laos Cultural Dancers
  • Scandi Band
  • Biotzetik
  • Ballet Folkorico Mexico Lindo
  • Indo Idaho and Indonesian Cultural Association
  • Open Arms Dance Project
  • Boise Chinese Traditional Dance Group
  • Norma Pintar & the Traditional Mexican Dancers
  • Swing By
  • Wakandeez
  • Fleet Street Klezmer
  • Ihor Temchenko
  • Makatas Dancers
Credit Global Lounge

Boise Music Festival | June 25

Location: Expo Idaho, 5610 N Glenwood, Garden City

Website: boisemusicfestival.com

Dates: Saturday, June 25, 10am-10pm

Deets: Tix are $30-$150, all ages welcome & kids under 12 are free. Dozens of artists on 6 stages. Food court with 40+ vendors, beer & wine vendors. Carnival rides, vendor village, kids play area & more. No pets, coolers, or umbrellas allowed.

Lineup:

  • Lady A
  • Walker Hayes
  • Pop 2000
  • Eve 6
  • Tate McCrae
  • Tag Team
  • Lauren Spencer Smith
  • Rocci Johnson Band
  • + a bunch of local artists
Credit Boise Music Festival

4th of July Music Fest | July 4

Location: Amphitheater at Brundage

Website: brundage.com/event/4th-of-july-music-festival/

Dates: July 4, 10:30am-5pm

Deets: Free, all ages concerts to celebrate the 4th of July. Byo blanket/chair. Food & drinks available.

Lineup:

  • The Dusty Huckleberries
  • Corn Mash
  • Lucky Tongue
Credit Brundage

Lost River Disco | July 22-24

Location: Idaho Base Camp

Website: lostriverdisco.com

Dates: Friday, July 22 - Sunday, July 24

Deets: Features house & techno DJs from across the U.S. along with other visual artists and performers. It's 21+ and a leave no trace event. Tix are $200-$240 for all three days.

Credit Lost River Disco

Sawtooth Valley Gathering | July 28-31

Location: Stanley

Website: sawtoothvalleygathering.com

Dates: Thursday, July 28 - Sunday, July 31

Deets: Tix are $93-$375, open to all ages (ticket info here). It's outdoors, rain or shine. There's 35+ national, regional & local artists performing, plus arts, vendors, food & drinks, workshops, & late night shows. On-site and off-site camping available.

Lineup:

  • Fruition
  • Built To Spill
  • Watchhouse
  • Shook Twins
  • John Craigie
  • Sideboob
  • Steve Poltz
  • Lindsay Lou
  • Larry Keel Experience
  • Jackie Venson
  • Rainbow Girls
  • TK & The Holy Know-Nothings
  • The Deer
  • Pixie & The Partygrass Boys
  • Anna Tivel
  • The Sweet Lillies
  • Sunny War
  • Brad Parsons
  • Mimi Naja
  • Jay Cobb Anderson
  • Willy Tea Taylor
  • Laney Lou & The Bird Dog Boys
  • Anna Moss
  • Cassandra Lewis
  • Blood Lemon
  • Free Peoples
  • Darci Carlson
  • Molly Sides
  • Far Out West
  • AMP
  • Mia Edsall
  • Lonesome Jetboat Ramblers
  • Pesky Grape Seed
  • The Sawtooth Family Jam
  • Dan "Lebo" Lebowitz
Credit Sawtooth Valley Gathering

Yellow Pine Harmonica Festival | Aug 4-6

Location: Main Street, Yellow Pine

Website: www.yellowpinefestival.org

Dates: Thursday, Aug 4; Friday, Aug 5; Saturday, Aug 6

Deets: Free to attend, camp & park. All ages & dogs welcome. The festival runs all three days and has live music, food, workshops, contests, a fun run, community meals & more.

Lineup: see schedule

Credit Yellow Pine Harmonica Fest

Braun Brothers Reunion | Aug 11-13

Location: Challis (cute story of how it started here)

Website: braunbrothersreunion.com

Dates: Thursday, Aug 11; Friday, Aug 12; Saturday, Aug 13

Deets: Tix are $70-$190 depending on type. Kids age 6-10 is $20, under 5 is free. All ages, very fam friendly. Camping available + multiple shuttles to/from the fest. Food & drink available, no outside food/drink, no coolers, no pets allowed.

Lineup:

  • Aug 11: Jason Boland & The Stragglers + Corb Lund + Kelley Mickwee + Wade Bowen
  • Aug 12: Micky & The Motorcars + Django Walker & Friends + Suzy Bogguss Trio + Chris Knight
  • Aug 13: Reckless Kelly + Jeff Crosby Band + Cody Canada & The Departed + The Braun Family + Paul Thorn + Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
Credit Braun Brothers Reunion

Western Idaho Fair concerts

Location: ICCU Grandstands at Boise Fairgrounds/Expo Idaho (5610 N Glenwood Street, Garden City)

Website: idahofair.com/schedule/category/concerts

Dates: Tuesday-Friday, August 22-26, 7:30pm

Deets: These shows are all ages and free with fair admission, which is is $8-$150 depending on age and how many activities you want to do and days you want to go. See your options here.

Lineup:

  • Aug 22: Chris Janson
  • Aug 23: Ja Rule & Ashanti
  • Aug 24: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
  • Aug 25: Stone Temple Pilots
  • Aug 26: Billy Currington
Credit Western Idaho Fair

Hermit Music Festival | Sept 3-4

Location: Indian Creek Winery, Kuna

Website: hermitmusicfest.com

Dates: Labor Day weekend, Saturday, Sept 3 & Sunday, Sept 4.

Deets: All ages, outdoors. Tickets are $50-$80 depending on age and how many days. Kids under age 14 are free. It's an acoustic music fest featuring the sounds of old-time, blues, bluegrass, country and more. In addition to tunes, there's workshops, dancing, art & vendors. Camping on site available.

Lineup:

  • Charlie Sutton
  • Clyde and the Milltailers
  • Dry Buck
  • Hillfolk Noir
  • Mike Coykendall
  • Ryan Curtis
  • Steven Fulton Trio
  • The Hackles
  • The Lonesome Jetboat Ramblers
  • The Mutineers
  • The Pine Hearts
  • Timmy the Teeth
Credit Hermit Music Festival

Did I miss any? Let me know! Have fun out there <3

Thanks for reading!

With love from Boise,

Marissa

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