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Take in some live music in the Treasure Valley this week

No, that’s not Ted Nugent in 1978. It’s Portland guitar maniac Scott Pemberton.
No, that’s not Ted Nugent in 1978. It’s Portland guitar maniac Scott Pemberton.

Bar 365, Riverside Hotel: Fri: Billy Braun, 5-8 p.m. Sat: Brett Reid, 5-8 p.m. Mon: Jim Lewis, 5-8 p.m. Tue: Jake Van Paepeghem, 5-8 p.m. Wed: Carter Freeman, 5-8 p.m. Thu: Wilson Roberts, 5-8 p.m. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

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-Sat: Frank Marra, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Clay Moore Trio w/Julia Ketay, Shayla Lewis and Louis McFarland, 9 p.m.-midnight. Sun: The Sidemen, 6-9 p.m. Mon: Mike Rosenthal, 6-9 p.m. Tue-Wed: Mike Rosenthal, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Clay Moore Trio w/Shayla Lewis and Scott Reuser, 8-11 p.m. Thu: Chuck Smith, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ben Burdick Trio w/Amy Rose, Jon Hyneman and Mike Seifrit, 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.

Courtyard Marriott: Fri: Jack Gish, 6-8:30 p.m. Tue: Steve Eaton, 6-8:30 p.m. 1789 S. Eagle Road, Meridian. 888-0800.

Edwards Greenhouse: Tue: James Coberly Smith and LeAnne Town, 6-8 p.m. 4106 Sand Creek St., Boise. 342-7548.

Fatty’s Bar: Fri: rotating DJs, 9 p.m.-close. Sat: DJ Zuz, 9 p.m.-close. Tue: DJ Slieb, 9 p.m.-close. Wed: DJ Zuz, 9 p.m.-close. 800 W. Idaho St., Boise. 629-6314.

Hannah’s: Fri-Sat, 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: Lukewarm Springs, 7 p.m. Thu: Self Proclaimed Narcissist, 7 p.m. 225 N. 5th St., Boise. 429-1911.

Highlands Hollow Brewhouse: Wed: Alzheimer’s benefit deck party w/The Blues Collective, 6-9 p.m. 2455 Harrison Hollow Lane, Boise. 343-6820.

Knitting Factory: Fri: Frankie Ballard, Jensen Buck and The Family, 8 p.m., $18/$20. Sat: Summer Salsa Night w/DJ Giovanni, 9 p.m., $6. Mon: Cut/Copy, The Dirty Moogs, 8 p.m., $20/$22. 416 S. 9th St., Boise. 367-1212.

Liquid: Fri-Sat: Auggie Smith, 8 and 10 p.m., $12. Sun: Auggie Smith, 8 p.m., $10. Mon: Insert Foot Theater’s Improv Jam, 7 p.m.; Punk Monday, 9 p.m. Tue: comedy open mike, 7:30 p.m. (signups at 7 p.m.). Wed-Thu: The World Series of Comedy, 8 p.m., $12. 405 S. 8th St., Boise. 941-2459.

The Local: Sat: Speedy Gray, 7-9 p.m. Tue: Blaze and Kelly, 6-8 p.m. 5616 W. State St., Boise. 412-3095.

Neurolux: Fri: Meat Jesus, Mother Yeti, Groggy Bikini, 8 p.m., $5. Sat: Modern Disco Dance Party w/Stardust Lounge, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Sun: Ron Gallo, Naked Giants, 8 p.m., $12/$14. Mon: Electric Six, Northern Faces, Glenn Mantang and the GOV, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Tue: Dirty Revival, Walrus, 7 p.m., $5/$8. Wed: Blitzen Trapper, Marty Marquis, 8 p.m., $15. Thu: Flaural, Moulder, Ramonda Hammer, 7 p.m., $7. 111 N. 11th St., Boise. 343-0886.

Ochos: Fri: Salsa dancing with beginner lesson 8:30-9:30 p.m., open dancing 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., $8 includes lesson, $5 after 9:30 p.m. 515 W. Idaho St., Boise. 866-2640.

The Olympic: Fri: Nancy — Pride Edition w/Mr. Jesse Walker, 8 p.m., $5/$8. Sat: Morgan James, 7 p.m., $18/$20. Sun: Hurray for the Riff Raff, Making Movies, 7 p.m., $15/$17. Tue: Preakedness, Wall of Ears, Barrows, Desert Graves, 7 p.m., $7. Wed: New Transit album release, a.k.a. Belle, Kelly Lynae, 7 p.m., $7/$10. Thu: Zander Schloss, The King and Queen of the Losers, Jimmy Sinn and The Bastard Kinn, 7 p.m., $8/$10. 1009 Main St., Boise. 342-0176.

O’Michael’s Pub & Grill: Sat: Coberly, Town and Day, 8-11 p.m. Thu: open mike night 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. Sat: Rod Dyer, 7-11 p.m. 801 Everett St., Caldwell. 455-2660.

Pengilly’s Saloon: Fri-Sat: Andrew Sheppard Band, 8:45 p.m. Mon: open mike with Rebecca Scott and Emily Tipton, 8 p.m. Tue: The Suburbans, 8:45 p.m. Wed: New Transit, 8:45 p.m. Thu: Frim Fram Four, 8:45 p.m. 513 W. Main St., Boise. 345-6344.

Piper Pub & Grill: Fri: Ryan Wissinger, 8 p.m. Sat: Michaela French, 8 p.m. Wed: Spencer Batt, 7:30 p.m. 150 N. 8th St., Suite 200, Boise. 343-2444.

Pollo Rey: Sat: Imaginary Tricks, 7:30 p.m., $7. 222 N. 8th St., Boise. 345-0323.

The Ranch Club: Fri: Dalton Domino with guests Dusty and Ryan, 9 p.m., $5. Sat: The Lyle Sinclair Band, 9 p.m. 3544 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. 343-7447.

Reef: Fri: Brenda Carsey, 10:30 p.m., $5. Sat: Five Alarm Funk, 10 p.m., $7/$10. Thu: The Sextet, 9 p.m., $5. 105 S. 6th St., Boise. 287-9200.

Revolution Center: Thu: Rebelution, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Collie Buddz, Hirie, DJ Mackle, 6:20 p.m., $30/$35. 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. 938-2933.

Rice: Thu: Sally Tibbs and Kevin Kirk, 6-9 p.m. 228 E. Plaza Drive, Eagle. 939-2595.

The Sandbar, Riverside Hotel: Fri: Patricia Folkner, 2-5 p.m.; Lucky Tongue, 6-9 p.m. Sat: Johnny and Jen, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Jeff Engelbert Band, 2-5 p.m.; Sweet Briar, 6-9 p.m. Sun: Ryan Wissinger, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tractor Beam, 2-5 p.m.; Sean Rogers Trio, 6-9 p.m. Mon: Pamela DeMarche, 6-9 p.m. Tue: Richard Soliz, 6-9 p.m. Wed: Bourbon Dogs, 6-9 p.m. Thu: Craig Slover, 6-9 p.m. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

Shredder: Fri: Headphone Activist, 9:30 p.m., $10/$15. 430 S. 10th St., Boise. 345-4355.

Sockeye Grill & Brewery: Fri: Hokum Hi-Flyers, 7 p.m. Tue: Rebecca Scott Trio, 7 p.m. 3019 N. Cole Road, Boise. 658-1533.

Spacebar Arcade: Sat: Third Space Saturday with DJ I.G.A. The Independent Grocer, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Monthly all-vinyl DJ night. 200 N. Capitol Blvd., Boise. 918-0597.

Tom Grainey’s: Fri: Scott Pemperton Band, 10 p.m., $7/$10. Sat: Sneaky Pete and The Secret Weapon, 10 p.m., $5. 109 S. 6th St., Boise. 345-2505.

Whiskey Jacques: Fri: Nothing But Heros, 9 p.m., $5. Sat: Old Death Whisper, 9 p.m., $5. Thu: Kenny and The Starlighters, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 251 N. Main St., Ketchum. (208) 726-5297.

WilliB’s: Fri: Big Wow Band, 8 p.m. Sat: Hecktor Pecktor, 8 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

Morgan James: Saturday, The Olympic. Boise-born singer and Broadway actress is gifted with a stunning voice.

Scott Pemberton Band: Friday, Tom Grainey’s. Portland electric guitarist and jam-band force Pemberton puts entertainment back into musicianship.

Electric Six: Monday, Neurolux. Dance-rock group blends disco-funk grooves and anthemic rock with comedic lyrics.

Blitzen Trapper: Wednesday, Neurolux. Portland indie band excels at experimentation while dabbling in folk, rock and country.

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