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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.

Feb. 8th
Egyptian Theatre
Their musical collaboration together resulted in an unconventional string quartet comprised of two banjos, cello and violin and called The Sparrow Quartet. Béla alongside his wife Abby has virtually reinvented the image and the sound of the banjo through a remarkable performing and recording career that has taken him all over the musical map and on a range of solo projects and collaborations.
Feb. 9th
Sapphire Room
Don't miss the Boise Blues Society's annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration and Fundraiser. You'll dance to several of Treasure Valley's top blues bands: Jeff Englebert, The Blue Rayz, and Zack Quintana Band with Thomas Wilson and Kevin Littrell, the BBS Scholarship winners band. Show off your Mardi Gras finery, and maybe win $100 in the costume contest. Plus food and full bar will be available. Ticket proceeds and donations support BBS Blues in the Schools program and scholarships. This evening of merriment always sells out, so don't wait to get your tickets.
Feb. 9th
Nampa Public Library
Join the Nampa Pubic Library for an evening of film, fun and romance, without the kids. You'll watch four short romantic films, play a trivia game, vote for your favorite movie, story line and actors. Prizes, popcorn and drinks provided. For adults and teens 16 and older.
Feb. 11th
Knitting Factory
Grace Potter is bringing her funk, blues, and rock from the 60's and 70's to Boise! Touring with her is Eliza Hardy Jones!
Feb. 9th - 11th
Morrison Center
The Illusionists live from Broadway has dazzled audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. The show is BRAIN BENDINGLY SPECTACULAR!
Feb. 19th
Revolution Concert House & Event Center
Come see Billboard Hot 100 recording artist and latest hip hop sensation Tyga on his first performance in Idaho ever! Don't miss out on Rack City, Faded, Make It Nasty or any other of Tyga's infectious singles. Tyga has sold out nearly every performance WORLDWIDE! Buy your tickets early and guarantee entry to the hottest concert!
Feb. 21st
Revolution Concert House & Event Center
Los Temerarios are a Mexican romantic music group started in 1978 by brothers Adolfo Angel and Gustavo Angel and their cousin Fernando Angel. Known for their most famous tracks, "Ya Me Voy Para Siempre" and "Luz De Luna". You won't want to miss this all star band.
Feb. 21st
Knitting Factory
STRFKR will be bringing their high energy electronica to Boise with Com Truise.
Feb. 22nd
Knitting Factory
From a young age, Elle King knew she wanted to be a star. And now, she says, her wish is coming true: On her sassy debut, Love Stuff the Brooklyn-based blues-pop singer, 25, lets her raspy, Adele-esque wail loose, drowning fears with booze and disposing old flings.
Feb. 26th
Jewett Auditorium - The College of Idaho
You could take a trip around the world to experience dynamic dance traditions, or just come to Jewett Auditorium for the Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble! With live music and a beautiful array of ethnic costumes, the International Folk Dance Ensemble presents a concert program of dances from more than a dozen nations, including Ukraine, Russia, Korea, Poland, Mexico, and the United States.
Feb. 25th & 26th
Knitting Factory
Iration and Pepper will be performing two nights for Boise! Join the fun for these two amazing bands! Get your tickets before they sell out!
March 1st
Ford Idaho Center
More fun than a muddy puddle! Peppa Pig, star of the top-rated TV series airing daily on Nick Jr., is hitting the road for her first-ever U.S. theatrical tour, Peppa Pig’s Big Splash! By popular demand, the live stage show will visit nearly 100 cities starting this November. Peppa Pig’s Big Splash! promises to be the perfect theatre show for all pre-schoolers!
March 2nd
Revolution Concert House & Event Center
To say "Cannibal Corpse are the biggest death metal band in the world" admittedly, is a lofty declaration; one made by Metal Hammer UK in an article back in 2009. Since then, the band has released "Evisceration Plague" and "Torture" – both included future classic Corpse cuts, reaped praise from press and fans across the globe, and both accumulated sales on a level rarely seen in death metal. Cannibal Corpse will be touring with Obituary, Cryptopsy, and Abysmal Dawn.
March 2nd
Knitting Factory
You know your song has become a bonafide cultural phenomenon when both Colin Powell and the Cookie Monster have covered it. The irresistible earworm “Call Me Maybe” was inescapable. Following her instincts has paid off for Jepsen. Kiss is a killer dance-pop set that is poised to launch her even further into the stratosphere.
March 3rd
Knitting Factory
Cash'd Out is the only Johnny Cash tribute band endorsed by the offical Johnny Cash website. Bill Miller, Johnny Cash's best friend, had this to say about Cash'd Out. "Some people are impressionists. This band leaves an impression."
The Producers The Producers
March 1st - 3rd
Morrison Center
Only Mel Brooks could have created a Broadway blockbuster with a big song and dance production number called "Springtime For Hitler." The story of Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom's dream to produce the worst show ever was a hit movie, a hit Broadway show and a hit movie again. Now THE PRODUCERS is the most anticipated revival of the season.
March 6th
Knitting Factory
This unique band combines country with rock and roll. They are known as the "godfather of modern rockabilly and psychobilly." If you haven't heard them, then you are missing out on something. They are Reverend Horton Heat and they are coming with Unknown Hinson, Legendary Shack Shakers, and Lincoln Durham.
March 2nd - 6th
Sun Valley
Heading into its fifth year in 2016, the Sun Valley Film Festival continues to build on that success with over 60 films including world premieres, networking dinners, unique panels, passionate discussions and memorable parties. The Sun Valley Film Festival brings together over 3,500 festival goers for five unforgettable days where industry insiders and movie lovers alike, gather to celebrate the art of film making in a majestic setting.
March 9th
Revolution Concert House & Event Center
Since their beginning in 1997, Nonpoint has created uncompromising and unique rock. On March 9th, they bring their high energy performance to the Revolution Concert House. Join vocalist Elias Soriano, drummer Robb Rivera, guitarists Rasheed Thomas and B.C. Kochmit, and bassist Adam Woloszyn for one rockin' night!
March 12th
Morrison Center
The Grammy Award-winning American stand-up comedian, author, playwright and actor is coming to Boise for his "Naked Truth Tour". The Egyptian Theatre will be the venue where Lewis will rant about everyday life trends, political dilemmas, religious insights and historical absurdities while creating a rush of laughter from the audience. This is a show you won't want to miss so get your tickets early.
March 12th
Taco Bell Arena
Known for his dynamic live show, six-time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac and K-LOVE/AIR1 are presenting the talent-packed, multi-artist HITS DEEP TOUR, visiting 29 markets in spring 2016. Leading the nationwide run alongside his DiverseCity Band, the multi-platinum selling artist will be joined by Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Building 429, Capital Kings, Finding Favour and Hollyn, promising a night of non-stop hit songs.
March 17th
Revolution Concert House & Event Center
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 March 17th at the Revolution Concert House. Slayer will be bringing Testament and Carcass!
March 19th
Jewett Auditorium - The College of Idaho
Experience a Treasure Valley favorite! Under the Direction of Daniel Stern, Boise Baroque Orchestra joins the season with a lovely Saturday matinee featuring the Richard Strauss Horn Concerto #1 and other string favorites. The Boise Baroque Orchestra was formed in 2003, with the goal of bringing the best of the baroque and classical repertoire to the Treasure Valley.
March 19th
Knitting Factory
Over the past decade BREAKING BENJAMIN has achieved worldwide success through their chart-topping music, their electrifying live performances and in the process amassed a sizeable and diehard fan base. Six years have passed since BREAKING BENJAMIN released their last album—2009's Dear Agony—but one listen to their new album, Dark Before Dawn, and it becomes clear that time away from the music world hasn't caused them to lose a step. If anything, the sound is more invigorated, energetic, and purposeful than ever.
March 23rd - 27th
Downtown Boise
Treefort Music Festival started in 2012 and was a huge hit. Now back for their 4th year they are bigger and better with more than 260 artists, a film festival, the Ale Fort, and so much more, all taking over downtown Boise for one weekend a year! Hurry and get your tickets before they sell out!
April 1st
Knitting Factory
For the six men in UNDERØATH, whose members have evolved and thrived during a decade-long progression that has elevated them into one of heavy music’s biggest successes, change has been ubiquitous. Grammy nominated metalcore band Underoath is coming to rock the Knitting Factory.
April 9th
Knitting Factory
To sum up Gary Clark Jr. is more challenging every day. He’s a musical universe unto himself, expanding at a nearly immeasurable rate, ever more hard to define as a mind-blowing guitarist, a dazzling songwriter and engagingly soulful singer. Rock and R&B sure, but blues, soul, pop, psychedelia, punk and hip-hop are also in Clark’s expansive musical embrace and insatiable hunger for inspiration, which he’s internalized into music all his own With you online ticket purchase you will receive a digital copy of his upcoming album!
April 9th
Jewett Auditorium - The College of Idaho
Shuffle’s creative director and pianist, Eliran Avni, was on the elliptical machine at the gym when his MP3 player jumped from a Pretenders song to the first movement of Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony, nearly causing him to lose his balance… and the idea for Shuffle Concert was born!
April 23rd
Egyptian Theatre
Over Kathleen Madigan’s 25 year career she has performed on nearly every stand up television show ever made. Leno, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson and most recently in 2015 on the new The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. She’s a favorite on nationally syndicated radio shows such as the The Bob and Tom Show and The Stephanie Miller Show.
April 22nd - 24th
Ford Idaho Center
Don't miss your chance to be a part of AMSOIL Arenacross' best kept secret, the Monster Energy Fueled Track Party! This is your exclusive opportunity to feel what AMSOIL Arenacross is all about by putting your feet on the same dirt battleground where the sport's fearless athletes will lay it all on the line.
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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