Concerts and Entertainment

Boise Concerts - Idaho Entertainment Events

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Over the years Idaho has hosted Boise concerts featuring acts like the Rolling Stones, Toby Keith, Elton John and Billy Joel. In addition to these prestigious concerts there have been theatrical productions like the Blue Man Group, Spamalot, Cats and Chicago that have entertained Idaho socialites. Each year there are numerous Boise concerts held during the summer such as Alive After Five, Gene Harris Jazz Festival and the Ste Chapelle Sunday Concert Series as well as live theater events throughout Boise and the Treasure Valley. Check back often for the latest concert announcements of upcoming Boise concerts - Idaho entertainment events.

April 23rd
Knitting Factory
Franz Ferdinand is an unrelentingly smart, fluffy, and fun Scottish four member band plays guitar-heavy pop that will make you want to dance until you drop with songs like "Take Me Out", "Do You Want To", and "Evil Eye".
April 23rd
Idaho Horse Park
The Idaho Horse Council presents the 25th Annual Idaho Horse Expo at the Idaho Horse Park in Nampa, Idaho. This event features the three time and undefeated champion of Road to the Horse, Chris Cox, lecturer and author of four best selling equestrian books, Richard Shrake and a slew of youth activities, equine seminars, vendors from the Northwest and stallions on parade.
April 24th
Knitting Factory
Selling over than one million records in the US, Gavin Degraw, American rock musician and songwriter, is touring the country in 2014, performing songs like "I Don't Want To Be", "Best I Ever Had", and "Not Over You".
Harvey Harvey
April 11th - 26th
Boise Little Theater
When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a social party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to an insane asylum to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from further embarrassment. However, when Veta explains to doctors that living with Elwood’s hallucination has caused her to see Harvey also, she is mistakenly assumed to be on the verge of insanity.
Apr. 24th - 27th
Liquid Laughs
Liquid Laughs is Boise's newest house of comedy. Featuring 2 new comedians each week and offering a wide variety of food and drinks it's a great way to kick off your evening out on the town. Tickets usually start at $10, shows run Thursday - Sunday evening and are for 21 and over.
April 29th
Revolution Concert House
Ellie Goulding is a singer-songwriter who has been performing and writing for about a year, and is generating quite a buzz with songs like "Burn", "Your Song", "Lights", "Beating Heart", and "How Long Will I Love You".
May 2nd
Knitting Factory
Eli Young Band, now a household name, is an amazing American country music band with number one hits like "Crazy Girl" and "Even If It Breaks Your Heart". They will be performing on May 2nd at the Knitting Factory.
May 2nd - 3rd
Cactus Petes - Gala Showroom
Ice is the newest most accomplished Michael Jackson illusionist in America today. Mixing uncanny looks, masterful dance moves and dead-on vocals, this true showman has performed through Europe and Asia and now has added Disney and Legends In Concert to his extensive resume. From theaters in Singapore and Japan to clubs and casino showrooms throughout America, fans can not get enough of this talented and dynamic showman.
Apr. 16th - May 4th
Morrison Center
When Wicked came to Boise in 2011 it broke box office records, selling out tickets in record time. Back by popular demand, the musical that took our community by storm is back for an astonishing 17 performances from April 16th to May 4th.
Roaring Twenties Speakeasy Hot Jazz Cabaret Roaring Twenties Speakeasy Hot Jazz Cabaret
May 7
Pengilly's Saloon
8:30 PM: Hot Jazz, Blues & Swing of The Jazz Age performed for your listening & dancing pleasure; Charleston, Fox-trot & Lindy Hop, Any swing Goes! Comedy/MC by Leif Skyving. An authentic Roaring Twenties Experience featuring Live Hot Jazz and Basie Swing of the Jazz Era when Jazz was Pop! FREE Charleston and Swing Dance Lessons before each show! A perfect time to meet new friends and dance!
May 8th - 9th
Cactus Petes - Gala Showroom
Mickey Gilley will be performing in a special dinner show and a very traditional show at Cactus Pete's Gala Showroom featuring some of his big hits such as "Room Full of Roses", "Don't the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time", and "True Love Ways".
May 11th
Revolution Concert House
Slayer is a metal rock band, writers of the songs "Eyes of the Insane", "Divine Intervention", "Expendable Youth", "New Faith", and "Stain of Mind", that will be performing on May 14th at the Revolution Concert House.
May 17th
Knitting Factory
Mickey Avalon: Hit American rapper that will sings his famous songs on May 17th such as "Jane Fonda", "Mr. Right", "Fuckin Em All", "What Do You Say?", and "I Like It Raw". One of his performances this year will be in Idaho. Tickets are on sale right now.
May 16th & 17th
Morrison Center
The final concert of the Boise Philharmonic season feature works of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Schumann. And to conclude this gala night of symphonic titans, the orchestra will play Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.
May 24th
Expo Idaho
Autocross is a friendly, timed competition in which drivers navigate one at a time through a course defined by cones on a flat, sealed surface, placing demand on car handling and driver skill rather than on engine power and outright speed. Driving your vehicle to it's limit and having a good time while doing it is the name of the game.
May 23rd - 26th
The Grove Hotel
Idaho's annual Japanese anime convention, Anime Oasis, will take over the Boise Grove Hotel Arena for three days of unusual competitions, games and anime mania. A wide range of events is scheduled, including cosplay chess, an anime dating game, Dance Dance Revolution games, ninja competitions and roller disco. I'm serious.
June 4th
Idaho Botanical Garden
Creating the hit song "How To Save A Life" comes The Fray, a foursome whose melodic pop-rock songs and soaring vocals resonate with sprawling tapestries and tales of hopefulness and heartache. They will be performing at the Idaho Botanical Garden on June 4th.
June 6th
Knitting Factory
Originating in Eugene, Oregon, Floater is known for their live performances, which are highly intense, incredible storytelling, and their dedicated fans. They have received two preliminary Grammy nominations and have won "Best Band" in the Willamette Week's Best of Portland for 2009 and 2010. Come and see the band that has taken Oregon venues by storm.
June 8th
Morrison Center
Kenny Rogers is a singer-songwriter, photographer, record producer, actor, entrepreneur and author, and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. This entertainer is the perfect thing to see in June with songs like "You Can't Make Old Friends".
June 13th
Taco Bell Arena
One Republic will start their 2014 headline tour in May 28th and arrive here in June 13th with multi-platinum Dublin rockers The Script. Featuring hit songs such as “All the Right Moves,” "If I Lose Myself", “Secrets”, and “Good Life.”
Jun. 11th - 14th
1022 S Washington Ave
The 80th Annual Emmett Cherry Festival, still the region's longest continually running festival, is still being held to celebrate the abundance of the valley.
Jun. 13th - 14th
Cactus Petes - Gala Showroom
Restless Heart, a famous American country band, is featuring a performance on June 13th and 14th at Cactus Pete's Gala Showroom. They will be performing some of their famous hits such as "I'LL Still Be Loving You", "Why Does It Have to Be (Wrong or Right)", "Bluest Eyes in Texas", and "Dancy's Dream".
Jun. 17th - 21st
335 S Main St.
The Meridian Dairy Days is honoring the Dairy Industry in the Treasure Valley for the past 85 years by having a fun carnival filled with exhilarating rides, parades, having a fun pageant, and amazing snacks and drinks.
Jun. 25th
Knitting Factory
Hailing from our neighbors to the north, Three Days Grace is an alternative rock band known for their hits like "I Hate Everything About You", "Animal I Have Become" and "Never Too Late". Get your tickets quickly as this award winning band is sure to sell out in the blink of an eye.
June 26th
Knitting Factory
Matt Nathanson performs a blend of rock and folk, often playing his guitar while he performs. His song, "Come on Get Higher", is a platinum selling single which has received numerous covers from artists since it's release in 2008.
June 28th
Expo Idaho
With an astounding number of talented local and regional bands and international stars such as the Kelleigh Bannen, Emerson Hart from Tonic, and Sir Mix-A-Lot, the Boise Music Festival is a family event filled with free music, food, and other activities.
July 29th
Revolution Event Center
The Summerland Tour is an annual 1990s music tour that still continues today. The lineup consists of Everclear, Eve 6, Soul Asylum and Spacehog and more. Tickets are on sale now for the concert in July 29th.
July 9th
Ford Arena
2014's Rockstar Mayhem Festival will be on July 9th. Bands will be performing from all over such as Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria, Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, Suicide Silence, Body Count Featuring ICE T, Miss May I, Emmure, Mushroomhead, and Texas Hippie Coalition.
Jul. 11th
Knitting Factory
Influential West Coast heavy metal quartet Machine Head will be spending part of their "Killers & Kings" tour in Boise, Idaho, performing popular hits like "Locust", "Crashing Around You", "Imperium", "Davidian", and "Halo".
Jul. 11th & 12th
Eagle City Hall
Eagle Fun Days is one of Treasure Valley's oldest community events, and is the top third best community event of the Treasure Valley Area by the Idaho Statesman's Readers Choice Awards"Best of Treasure Valley 2010"
July 12th
Idaho Botanical Garden
Slightly Stoopid's music is known as "a fusion of folk, rock, reggae and blues with hip-hop, funk, metal and punk." Combine this with the band Steel Pulse, and the evening is pure reggae bliss. Imagine listening to songs like "Don't Care" and "Top of the World".
July 16th - 20th
Idaho Center
Prepare yourselves this summer for intense rodeo action at the Snake River Stampede in Nampa, Idaho. Watch as some of the top professional riders attempt to take down the meanest steers and broncos with nothing but grit.
July 24th - 27th
Canyon County Fairgrounds
Come and enjoy this year's Canyon Country Fair and festival in Nampa, Idaho. This year's fair will feature David Nail with special guests The Swon Brothers and Josh Tuner with special guests American Young and other fun activities such as the Hogs-n-Mud Wrestling Contest and the Rodeo.
Jul. 28th
Revolution Concert House
This "Cheech & Chong War" performance will be the one of the most smokiest nights of the year featuring all of Cheech & Chong’s outrageous and hilarious comedy as well as their hit records. Held at the Revolution Concert House.
Aug. 7th
Idaho Center
Rascal Flatts is an American country band consisting of three members: Gary LeVox (lead vocals), Jay DeMarcus (bass guitar, keyboards, vocals), and Joe Don Rooney (lead guitar, vocals). This group has had over twenty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts while hitting number one nine times. Get ready for a night of Country Music as Rascal Flatts comes to the Idaho Center.
Aug. 11th
Idaho Botanical Garden
Provided by the services of the Knitting Factory, the Grammy Award–winning, multi-platinum selling trio Nickel Creek will be performing some of their amazing hit songs such as "Reasons Why", "The Fox", and "Sweet Afton".
Aug. 19th
Western Idaho Fair
Seether, a hard rocking trio, is one of the rock world's most ambitious bands, selling millions of albums with hits like “Broken,” “Remedy,” “Fine Again,” “Fake It”, “Rise Above This” “Country Song,” “Tonight” and “No Resolution.”
Aug. 20th
Western Idaho Fair
Montgomery Gentry is an hard driving, American country duo made up of Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry. They have sold over millions of albums, shows, and won numerous awards. They have made some of the hit number one songs like “Something To Be Proud Of,” “If You Ever Stop Loving Me,” Lucky Man,” “Back When I Knew It All” and “Roll With Me.”
Aug. 21st
Western Idaho Fair

One of the great 70's rock bands, the sonorous Doobie Brothers are visiting the Western Idaho Fair, bringing their legacy of hits to Boise. Regardless of whether you were born in the 70's or in the 90's, the Doobie Brothers are truly a treat.

Aug. 21st
Morrison Center
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Gipsy Kings, a group of musicians that perform french pop and Spanish music called Rumba Flamenca, with their upcoming tour that will be performing at the Morrison Center this summer.
Aug. 22nd
Western Idaho Fair
Thompson Square is not only a American country duo who won the 2013 Academy of Country Music award, but also a married couple. This makes their songs so much more emotional and stronger. For example, they have released multiple emotional hits like "If I Didn't Have You", "Maybe It's You", and "For The Life Of Me."
Sept. 25th
Taco Bell Arena
Blake Shelton comes to Boise for one night at the Taco Bell Arena. This Country Western Billboard chart topper, celebrated entertainer, and coach on NBC's "The Voice" the American reality talent show will be on stage performing his hits.

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