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Take in some live music in the Treasure Valley this week

Texas metal band The Sword is on tour in support of its fifth studio album, “High Country.”
Texas metal band The Sword is on tour in support of its fifth studio album, “High Country.”

Here’s what’s happening in live entertainment at Treasure Valley bars and restaurants from Oct. 28-Nov. 3.

Angell’s Bar and Grill Renato: Fri: Michael Laky, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thu: Michael Laky, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 999 W. Main St., Boise. 342-4900.

Balcony Club: Thu: Salsa dancing, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5, includes lessons at 8 p.m. 150 N. 8th St., Boise. 336-1313.

Bar 365, Riverside Hotel: Fri: Bernie Reilly, 5-7:30 p.m. Sat: Pamela DeMarche, 5-8 p.m. Mon: Jim Lewis, 5-8 p.m. Tue: Willison Roos, 5-8 p.m. Wed: Steve Eaton, 5-8 p.m. Thu: Douglas Cameron, 5-8 p.m. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

Bella Aquila: Sun: Ken Harris and Carmel Crock, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 775 S. Rivershore Lane, Suite 100, Eagle. 938-1900.

Bittercreek Alehouse: Thu: Hillfolk Noir, 10 p.m. 246 N. 8th St., Boise. 345-1813. (every First Thursday.)

Buffalo Club: Fri-Sat, Thu: The Saloonatics, 9 p.m. Sun/Thu: free dance lessons by High Desert Swing Dance Club, 7:30-8:30 p.m. 10206 Fairview Ave., Boise. 321-1811.

Chandlers Steakhouse: Fri: Mike Rosenthal, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Quinn Van Paepeghem Trio w/Nicole Christensen, 8-11 p.m. Sat: Mike Rosenthal, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Chuck Smith Trio w/Misty Dawn Taylor, 8-11 p.m. 981 W. Grove St., Boise. 383-4300.

China Blue: Thu: Trill Thursday’s EDM Club Nights, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5; free for ladies. 100 S. 6th St., Boise. 338-6604.

Crowbar: Fri: DJ Dara, 10 p.m. Sat: Meat Katie, 10 p.m. 107 S. 6th St., Boise. 345-2505.

El Gallo Giro: Thu: The Entertainers, 6-8 p.m. 5285 Glenwood St., Garden City. 321-0355.

Fatty’s Bar: Fri: Fright Night of Fear with DJ Auzomatik, 8 p.m. Sat: Dead Halloween with DJ Zuz, $10 cover after 9 p.m. Sun: Hip Hop Halloween Party, 8 p.m. Mon: All Hallows’ Eve Party with DJ Sileb, 8 p.m. 800 W. Idaho St., Boise. 629-6314.

Hannah’s: Fri: Zombie Prom, 7 p.m.-close. Sat: Exotic Erotica Ball, 7 p.m.-close, $5. Wed: Rocci Johnson Band, 9:30 p.m.-close. Thu: DJ Ankid, 9:30 p.m.-close. 621 Main St., Boise. 345-7557.

High Note Cafe: Fri: Chubby Lovin’, 7 p.m. Wed: Angwish, 7 p.m. Thu: Megan Nelson, 6:30 p.m. 225 N. 5th St., Boise. 429-1911.

Highlands Hollow Brewhouse: Wed: Carter Freeman, 6-9 p.m. 2455 Harrison Hollow Lane, Boise. 343-6820.

Knitting Factory: Fri: Asking Alexandria, Born of Osiris, I See Stars, 6 p.m., $27.50/$30. Sat: Niykee Heaton, 8 p.m., $18.50/$20. Mon: Freaks and Fetish Masquerade Ball, 7 p.m., $24. Wed: Cherub, Frenship, Boo Seeka, 8 p.m., $20/$22. 416 S. 9th St., Boise. 367-1212.

Liquid: Fri-Sat: Rusty Dooley, 8 and 10 p.m., $12; free open mike, midnight. Sun: Rusty Dooley, 8 p.m., $10. Mon: Halloween Bash w/The Acrotomoans as Marilyn Manson, Nude Oil as NOFX, Space Car as Social Distortion, $3. Tue: Mundek Clement-Stein’s Comedy Showcase, 8 p.m., $5. Wed: comedy open mike, 7:30 p.m. (signups at 7 p.m.). Thu: Quinn Dahle, 8 p.m., $10; comedy open mike, 9:30 p.m. (signups at 9 p.m.). 405 S. 8th St., Boise. 941-2459.

Neurolux: Fri: The Sword, C Average, Cerberus Rex, 7:30 p.m., $17/$20; DJ Revolve, 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Sat: Jeff Crosby and The Refugees, 7:30 p.m., $8/$10; DJ GoodCleanFun, 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Mon: Halloween Party w/Cry (Marilyn Manson), Mantooth (Alice Cooper), Resisting Fate (Misfits), DJ Chad Remains (Heavier Than Thou), 7 p.m., $5. Wed: PWR BTTM, Bellows, Lisa Prank, 7 p.m., $8/$10. Thu: Sisters, DoublePlusGood, Aaron Mark Brown, 7 p.m., $7. 111 N. 11th St., Boise. 343-0886.

The Olympic: Sat: Halloween Freak Show w/Thick Business, Regular Sounds, Flaural, Leafraker, 8 p.m. $5-$10. Mon: Halloween Party w/Lakoda; Young, Planetary; Maskots, 8 p.m., $5/$7. 1009 Main St., Boise. 342-0176.

O’Michael’s Pub & Grill: Sat: The Peep Show, 9 p.m. Thu: open mike with Uncle Chris, 7-10 p.m. 2433 N. Bogus Basin Road, Boise. 342-8948.

Orphan Annie’s Bar & Grill: Fri: Jeannie Marie, 7-11 p.m. 801 Everett St., Caldwell. 455-2660.

Payette Brewing Co.: Sat: Chicken Dinner Road, 6-9 p.m. Wed: Joseph Lyle, 6-9 p.m. 733 S. Pioneer St., Boise. 344-0011.

Pengilly’s Saloon: Fri: Andrew Sheppard Band, 8:45 p.m. Sat: Ophelia, 8:45 p.m. Sun: A Frankly Review w/Big Gay Paycen, 8 p.m. Mon: Halloween Party w/Steve Fulton, Bernie Reilly, Kayleigh Jack, Dan Costello, Emily Tipton, Chubby Lovin, 9 p.m.. Tue: The Ringtones, 8:45 p.m. Wed: Tylor and The Train Robbers, 8:45 p.m. Thu: Frim Fram Four, 8:45 p.m. 513 W. Main St., Boise. 345-6344.

The Ranch Club: Wed: DJ Bonz, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 3544 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. 378-7363.

Reef: Fri: Jeff Crosby Homecoming featuring Equaleyes, 10 p.m., $10/$12. Sat: Halloween Party w/Pilot Error, 10 p.m., $10. Wed: Classixx, Phantoms, Harriet Brown, 8 p.m., $17/$20. Thu: Through the Roots, 9 p.m., $8/$12. 105 S. 6th St., Boise. 287-9200.

Rendezvous: Fri: Pamela DeMarche, 6-9 p.m. 1117 E. Winding Creek Drive, Eagle. 939-1911.

Revolution Center: Fri: Brand New, The Front Bottoms, Modern Baseball, 7 p.m., $35-$50. Sat: Freaky Fest w/Infected Mushroom, Boombox Cartel, Etc!Etc!, 8 p.m., $20-$45. Wed: Mac Miller, 7:30 p.m., $29.50-$59.50. Thu: Zeds Dead, Bid Wild, Oshi, Pusher, 8 p.m., $30-$45. 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. 938-2933.

Sapphire Room, Riverside Hotel: Fri: Authentic Imitation, 7:30 p.m., $10-$15 advance, $15-$20 door. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

Sockeye Grill & Brewery: Fri: Guess When, 7-9:30 p.m. 3019 N. Cole Road, Boise. 658-1533.

Tom Grainey’s: Fri: Scott Pemberton, 10 p.m. Sat: Rock and Roll Halloween w/Figure 8, Jerkwadz, Phantom 45, 10 p.m. Tue: Blind Mice, 10 p.m. 109 S. 6th St., Boise. 345-2505.

Whiskey Jacques: Fri: Casey Donahew Band, 9 p.m., $22/$25. Sat: Scott Pemberton Band, Jimmy Robb, Cousin Jimmy, 9 p.m., $8/$10. 251 N. Main St., Ketchum. (208) 726-5297.

WilliB’s: Fri: Rocktoberween Party w/Encore, costume contest, 8 p.m. Tue: all ages open mike, 7 p.m. 12505 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 331-5666.

Submit listings to mjenkins@idahostatesman.com. Deadline is noon Monday before Friday publication.

Michael Deeds recommends

The Sword: Friday, Neurolux. Skull-crushing Austin, Texas, band fuses 1970s-influenced hard rock and heavy metal.

Brand New: Friday, Revolution Center. Long Island, N.Y. rockers are celebrating 10th anniversary of album “The Devil and God are Raging Inside Me” by performing entire album every night on this tour.

Infected Mushroom: Saturday, Revolution Center. Israeli electronic band headlines Freaky Fest, which should be a major Halloween weekend highlight.

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