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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.

May 7th
Jewett Auditorium - The College of Idaho
Back by popular demand! The New Hot Club features a Caldwell Fine Arts favorite, remarkable guitarist Gonzalo Bergara. His band is heavily influenced by jazz legend Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France, as well as the traditional jazz and music of Bergara’s true home, Buenos Aires.
May 30th
Egyptian Theatre
This former coffee house performer and admirer of Usher, working with fellow performing archivists Austin Jenkins and Josh Block of the psych-rock band White Denim, has built what seems at first like an airtight simulacrum of the music made in the year his mother was born. But really it's a world in a bottle — one so detailed that it truly comes alive. Touring with Leon is Andra Day.
May 27th - May 30th
Gorge Amphitheatre
Florence and the Machine, The Cure, Major Lazor, Alabama Shakes... These are a few of the HUGE and talented acts performing live at one of Washington's premiere festivals! Come for the music, the people, and the experience. Sasquatch 2016!
June 2nd
Revolution Concert House & Event Center
During the past 7 years the band has performed a number of high profile London shows, and headlined most of the major European festivals, including Roskilde, Werchter, Reading & Leeds, Pinkpop, Hurricane & Southside, Paleo, Vieilles Charrues, BBK, Belfort, Optimus Alive!, Primavera, Frequency, Electric Picnic and Bestival. "THE CURE TOUR 2016" will present Robert Smith (voice/guitar), Simon Gallup (bass), Jason Cooper (drums), Roger O'Donnell (keys) and Reeves Gabrels (guitar) as they explore 37 years of Cure songs, mixing hits, rarities, favourites and as yet unreleased tracks in a brand new stage production that promises to be one of the 'must see' shows of the year!
June 15th
Knitting Factory
Blue October is a rock band from Houston, Texas whose lyrics and sound are based on emotion, from the immense joy one feels when a child is born to when the world is crashing down. Join Justin Furstenfeld, Jeremy Furstenfeld, Ryan Delahoussaye, C.B. Hudson, and Matt Noveskey for a rockin' night!
June 17th
Memorial Stadium
Direct from sell out shows across the globe, the world's greatest action sports show, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, is coming to a host of all new North American cities! Featuring 30 of the world's best extreme athletes in freestyle motocross, BMX and anything you can imagine with wheels! Plus a host of ridiculous contraptions being launched 50ft into the air, by the crazy Nitro daredevils. Expect to see the world's biggest and most dangerous stunts, in a fully choreographed, actions sports, theatrical spectacular!
June 25th
Expo Idaho
Massive main stage acts, local artists, carnival rides, vendors, and all the fun you can handle is coming back. You will not want to miss #2016BMF! Mark your calendar for Boise Music Festival! Check back for more info!
June 29th
Ford Idaho Center
The God and Country Festival organizes the Treasure Valley's largest fireworks show, and packs the Idaho Center with its largest crowd of the year. As many as 14,000 people have shown up between the time the gates open and the closing of the festival after the Grand Finale fireworks display. FREE admission and a family friendly environment!
June 30th
Revolution Concert House & Event Center
It had been seven years since Ben Harper last played a show with the Innocent Criminals, so when the time came to reunite for a live tour in 2015, the band—percussionist Leon Mobley, bassist Juan Nelson, drummer Oliver Charles, keyboardist Jason Yates, and guitarist Michael Ward—quickly discovered that Harper had more in mind than simply revisiting the group's prodigious collection of hits. Get your tickets now before this show sells out!
July 19th - 23rd
Ford Idaho Center
Recognized as one of the top 20 rodeos in the USA, the Snake River Stampede has been a popular event for almost a century. It showcases the skills and talents of the world's best cowboys and cowgirls in a huge line up of events including saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, bareback bronc riding, calf roping, team roping and tie-down roping, barrel racing, bull riding, and the Stampeders Night Light Drill Team. Attendance is approximately 60,000 for the span of the entire event!
July 25th
Ford Idaho Center
The Avett Brothers are an American folk rock band from North Carolina. The Avett Brothers combine bluegrass, country, punk, pop melodies, folk, rock and roll, indie rock, honky tonk, and ragtime to produce a novel sound
Aug. 5th & 6th
Hop Porter Park
A family-friendly, long-running mulit-genre music festival takes place every year in the Wood River Valley. With food and arts vendors, camping, beer and wine sales, raffles and much more. Check site for lineup!
Aug. 11th
Ford Idaho Center
Vans Warped Tour is coming back to Boise to inject everyone with awesome music! Come back to where it all started! Lineup announcement and tickets go on sale March!
July 24th - Aug. 18th
Sun Valley Pavilion at the Sun Valley Resort
With free year-round music education programs complimenting free-admission concerts, the Sun Valley Summer Symphony has claimed a place of world-class status in the North American classical music scene. What really sets the Sun Valley Summer Symphony apart is the audience’s affectionate rapport with the musicians, nurtured by Music Director Alasdair Neale, and felt by every artist who performs with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony.
Oct. 8th
Egyptian Theatre
Known for her spontaneity and performing in a suit and tie, Paula Poundstone will be splitting sides at the Egyptian Theater on October 8th.
Oct. 9th
Taco Bell Arena
Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award winning rock band, Maroon 5, announced a return to the road with their upcoming Fall 2016 tour. The band’s latest album, V, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 and is a sonic summation of the group’s journey to date – capturing the essence of the earliest Maroon 5 hits through to their most recent successes, as well as providing a picture of its artistic growth in the future. Supporting act for the tour is Tove Lo!

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