Challis, Idaho-turned-Texas brothers Micky and Gary Braun have lived in Austin so long that rolling through the Gem State must feel like visiting distant, much-loved relatives. Nevertheless, Boise fans definitely welcome them like family. The country-rock group recently got love from CMT for its new video, “Long Road to Nowhere,” too – so be sure to offer congratulations in between the rowdy (and sometimes sentimental) songs.
Micky and The Motorcars: 8 p.m. April 3, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $20. TicketWeb. Opening: Chicken Dinner Road, Jeff Crosby and The Refugees, Tylor and The Train Robbers.
Micky and The Motorcars: 10:30 p.m. April 4, Whiskey Jacques, 251 N. Main St., Ketchum. $20. (208) 726-5297, whiskeyjacques.com.