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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 26th
Idaho Botanical Gardens
Classically-trained violinist, Lindsey Stirling, mixes the classic sound of violin with the beats of dub-step, and other elements of the electronica music genre. Her unique sound and live performances have captivated audiences worldwide, often selling out venues. As an independent artist, she has reached over 3.6 million subscribers to her YouTube channel and her debut album has sold over 200,000 copies; all without the backing of a major label.
May 28th
Knitting Factory
The band consists of childhood friends Dave Bayley, Drew MacFarlane, Edmund Irwin-Singer, and Joe Seaward. While the group was still at university they released their debut EP “Leaflings” in 2012.Proudly touting one of the year's strongest debut records, Oxford's Glass Animals are on course to be an unrivalled quartet of dominating figures in the immediate future. Their first LP, ZABA, is a gorgeous commingling of syrupy gloop-splattered synths, Yellow Fever funk guitar, alt-J-esque falsetto harmonies and rampant beats that sound like a jungle stampede.
May 31st
Idaho Center
Six Grammy's and being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are only a small fraction of the achievements the Eagles accomplished. As their Long Road out of Eden tour visits Boise, reserve your tickets to see these legends of rock live with songs like "Peaceful Easy Feeling".
June 18th
Julius Kleiner Memorial Park
On most Thursday evenings at Kleiner Park, join us for a beer, sip from wine garden, enjoy some great music, tasty food vendors, and a whole lot of FUN! This will be a family friendly FREE event. There will be activities for the kids as well as for adults! What a great way to relax (chair massages), maybe get a chance to play in the cash machine, let the kids have fun, enjoy your favorite beverage, and some great music! Watch for more details soon, but plan your evenings now!
June 19th
Ford Center
Alison Krauss and Willie Nelson go on the road again for their Spring/Summer Tour. The Legends pick up where they left off after Krauss' health concerns last year. Now 81, Willie's voice is still playful and pristine, though, his guitar-playing surprisingly muscular and surly. Krauss still reigns supreme, on the mic and violin alike, with her elegant melodies and exquisite melancholy and loopy banter.
June 25th
Morrison Center
One of the greatest Rock bands from the 70's that is still together rocking with their tunes and a large following is coming to the Morrison Center. Chicago and their hits that influenced a generation will be a good bet so don't miss this larger than life concert with the greatest eight piece band, Chicago!
June 27th
Expo Idaho
With an astounding number of talented local and regional bands and international stars such as Rob Thomas, The Ting Tings, Nick Jonas, LMFAO's Redfoo, Shaggy, and Gloriana the Boise Music Festival is a family event filled with music, carnival rides, food, and other activities. Tickets available now!
June - August
The Grove
Boise's favorite Summer Concert Series runs June through August every Wednesday and is held in the Grove Plaza. Listen to live music and enjoy cool beverages, vendor booths and delicious food each week. Cool off in the fountain, dance 'til you drop, or just sit back and watch! Either way, it's a great event for the whole family to enjoy and it's FREE to attend!
June 30th
Morrison Center
Edward John "Eddie" Izzard is an English stand-up comedian, actor and writer with tons of experience. Best-known for his cross-dressing stand-up comedy routines, his comedic style takes the form of rambling, whimsical monologue and self-referential pantomime.
Jul. 10th
Taco Bell Arena
Grammy Award winning group the Zac Brown Band will be performing at the Taco Bell Arena on July 10th. Along with numerous awards, Zac Brown Band has charted twelve Number 1 singles on the Billboard country charts including, "Chicken Fried", "Free", and "Knee Deep".
Jul. 14th - 18th
Ford 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!
Jul. 21st
Idaho Botanical Garden
Third Eye Blind, currently working on their fifth album, is now also touring the country and coming to Boise on July 21st. This alternative rock band has been singing their hearts out for 20 years and are still coming out strong. Winning several awards, this is the band you have to see in the summer.
Jul. 22nd
Taco Bell Arena
Coming to the Taco Bell Arena in Boise is Grammy Award winning artist Train. Guests include The Fray and Matthew Nathanson!
Jul. 24th
Idaho Botanical Garden
The Last Summer on Earth tour hits the Idaho Botanical Garden. This year's line-up includes Violent Femmes, Colin Hay, and Barenaked Ladies. Join the Barenaked Ladies and recieve a copy of the new Barenaked Ladies track "Matter Of Time" and their new album with every ticket purchase!
Jul. 24th
Idaho Botanical Gardens
Outlaw Field Summer Concert Series Last Summer On Earth - Barenaked Ladies Violent Femmes, Colin Hay
Jul. 28th
Taco Bell Arena
The Mötley Crüe Final Tour is a concert tour by heavy metal band Mötley Crüe. Along side Mötley Crüe is all star hard rock shocker Alice Cooper. It has been announced that this tour is the band's final tour so you definitely don't want to miss this at Taco Bell Arena!
Aug. 1st
Taco Bell Arena
Imagine Dragons is an indie rock group from Las Vegas known for their platinum single "It's Time" and critically acclaimed single "Radioactive". With Smoke + Mirrors, Imagine Dragons use the frenetic energy of life on the road to infuse their music with both raw tension and intense vulnerability.
Jul. 31st through Aug. 2nd
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The Mountain Home Country Music Festival venue is in Elmore County, just thirty minutes from Mountain Home, ID. All star acts such as Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, and Florida Georgia Line to name a few will be playing at this 3 day festival. RV, Tent, and Handicapped camping available.
Aug. 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", "Don't Stop", and "Top of the World".
Aug. 6th - 16th
War Memorial Field
Presenting a range of classical symphonic, jazz, blues, folk, world, family, and popular music, at affordable prices, the nonprofit "Festival at Sandpoint" takes place in a casual and relaxed atmosphere at Memorial Field in Sandpoint. A popular attraction since 1983, past artists include Branford Marsalis, Warren Zevon, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and more. Tickets on sale now and line-up will be announced May 14th.
Sept. 2nd
Taco Bell Arena
Ariana Grande is having a huge year in pop music. With two GRAMMY Award nominations including Best Pop Vocal Album for "My Everything" and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Bang Bang” with Jessie J and Nicki Minaj. Ariana has become an unstoppable force in pop culture!
Sept. 15th
Taco Bell Arena
One of the world’s best-selling female artist in history, Shania Twain, will be extending her ROCK THIS COUNTRY tour into the Fall of 2015, due to overwhelming fan demand. This will be her first North American tour in more than 11 years, and the now 67 date run comes hot on the heels of her hit two-year residency in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.

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