Johnny Boy Kunk (Lost Grove Brewing – Boise) 8/9/19

In which I spend a stormy Friday evening sipping beers with friends while taking in some of the best blues music Boise has to offer. Those of you who get out and catch music in downtown Boise (or have been reading this blog for a while) likely recognize John’s name, as this blues guitarist and … Continue reading Johnny Boy Kunk (Lost Grove Brewing – Boise) 8/9/19

Lounge on Fire (Goathead Festival @ Cecil D. Andrus Park-Boise) 8/3/19

On a remarkably mild and beautiful Saturday afternoon Boise’s bicycle enthusiasts, hippies, bored people, and hippy bicyclers all come together and are treated to an hour of great local music. After seeing them at Alive After Five last year (or was it 2017, how time flies), I have these guys on my short list among … Continue reading Lounge on Fire (Goathead Festival @ Cecil D. Andrus Park-Boise) 8/3/19

Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (Outlaw Field-Boise) 7/25/19

Nate and the boys delivered, as did their opening act, recent collaborators Lucius. Opener: Lucius When we arrived at the show, we still had no idea who was opening the evening.  After running into some other friends, I was informed that it was Lucius, which led to some Ludacris jokes and all the LOLs.  I … Continue reading Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats (Outlaw Field-Boise) 7/25/19

Beck, Cage the Elephant, Spoon (The Gorge-George, WA) 7/13/19

A magical night as I experience The Gorge and its majestic views of the Columbia River for the first time with one of the best lineups you’ll ever see.  Oh, and proceeds from the show raised over $20,000 for food banks in the Central Washington area. Opener: Spoon These Austin lads are one of my … Continue reading Beck, Cage the Elephant, Spoon (The Gorge-George, WA) 7/13/19

Sublime with Rome (Idaho Center Amphitheater – Nampa) – 6/28/19

I wasn’t really sure what to expect, and overall I was pleasantly surprised with this night of music. First Opener: Common Kings I’ll start this by saying that I am not a reggae aficionado or expert, by any means.  I have always appreciated the genre in small doses, but rarely seek it out or devote … Continue reading Sublime with Rome (Idaho Center Amphitheater – Nampa) – 6/28/19