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Take in some live music in the Treasure Valley this week

James McMurtry returns to Boise for a show Tuesday at Neurolux.
James McMurtry returns to Boise for a show Tuesday at Neurolux.

Here’s what’s happening in live entertainment at Treasure Valley bars and restaurants from July 21-27.

Bar 365, Riverside Hotel: Fri: Michaela French, 5-8 p.m. Sat: Sean Hatton, 5-8 p.m. Mon: Brook Faulk and Daryl Wayne Dasher, 5-8 p.m. Tue: Music Box, 5-8 p.m. Wed: Derek Schaible and Ashley Rose, 5-8 p.m. Thu: Ryan Wissinger, 5-8 p.m. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

Bella Aquila: Sun: Sally Tibbs and Kevin Kirk, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 775 S. Rivershore Lane, Suite 100, Eagle. 938-1900.

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: Frank Marra, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Ben Burdick Trio w/Amy Rose, Jon Hyneman and Mike Seifrit, 9 p.m.-midnight. Sat: Frank Marra, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Camden Hughes Trio w/Amy Rose, 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., Chuck Smith Trio w/Shayla Lewis and Scott Reuser, 8-11 p.m. Thu: Mike Rosenthal, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Chuck Smith Trio w/Emily Braden, Kyle Baas and Scott Reuser, 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: Pat Folkner, 6-8:30 p.m. Tue: Sean Michael Devine, 6-8:30 p.m. 1789 S. Eagle Road, Meridian. 888-0800.

Edge Brewery and Restaurant: Wed: Holus Bolus, 7 p.m. 525 N. Steelhead Way, Boise. 995-2979.

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: Walt and Teresa Huntsman, 7 p.m. Sat: Bella Appleton, 7 p.m. Tue: Of Sea and Stone, 7 p.m. Wed: Old time jam, 6-8 p.m. 225 N. 5th St., Boise. 429-1911.

Highlands Hollow Brewhouse: Wed: Sista Otis, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 2455 Harrison Hollow Lane, Boise. 343-6820.

Knitting Factory: Fri: Pause for the Cause, Jensen Buck and The Family, The Delta, Bukkit, 8 p.m., $6. Sun: Joshua Radin, Rachael Yamagata, Brandon Jenner, 8 p.m., $23/$25. Wed: Blacktop Mojo, 7:30 p.m., free tickets by listening to 100.3 The X. Thu: Yemi Alade & The Ovasabi Band, Boss Elvis and his Peace of Mind Band, Senfo Gregory, Zion Abdoul, 8 p.m., $38. 416 S. 9th St., Boise. 367-1212.

Liquid: Fri: Improv Comedy Extravaganza, 8 p.m., $7; Derek Sheen, 10 p.m., $12. Sat: Boise’s Funniest Person, 8 p.m., $10; Derek Sheen, 10 p.m., $12. Sun: Derek Sheen, 8 p.m., $10. Mon: Live Poetry Society, 7 p.m.; Punk Monday, 9 p.m. Tue: bluegrass music jam, 8 p.m. Wed: comedy open mike, 7:30 p.m. (signups at 7 p.m.). Thu: Tim Northern, 8 p.m., $10; comedy open mike hosted by Sophie Hughes and Mikey Pullman, 9:30 p.m. 405 S. 8th St., Boise. 941-2459.

The Local: Sat: Eric Henderson, 7-9 p.m. Tue: Dan Costello, 6-8 p.m. 5616 W. State St., Boise. 412-3095.

Neurolux: Sat: Holiday Friends, The Delta, 9 p.m., $7. Tue: James McMurtry, Jonny Burke, 8 p.m., $17/$20. Wed: The Sword, Big Jesus, 8 p.m., $17. Thu: Rose’s Pawn Shop, Thistledown, Hallway Session, 8 p.m., $10/$12. 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: Roselit Bone, El Dopamine, 7 p.m., $8/$10. Sat: Shimi Tree (live flamenco), 7 p.m., $10/$12. Sun: Rooney, Run River North, Dadwave, 7 p.m., $18/$20. Mon: Elf Power, Storie Grubb, Sleepy Seahorse, 7 p.m., $10/$12. Tue: Kap G and JR Donato, 7 p.m., $12/$15. Wed: Eddie Ifft, 7 p.m., $15. 1009 Main St., Boise. 342-0176.

O’Michael’s Pub & Grill: Sat: Gentle Rowser, 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: Andy Byron and the Lost River 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: Hillfolk Noir, 8:45 p.m. Thu: Frim Fram Four, 8:45 p.m. 513 W. Main St., Boise. 345-6344.

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

The Ranch Club: Fri: McKenna Faith, 9 p.m., $7/$10. 3544 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City. 342-2600.

Reef: Fri: Self Smartid, 10 p.m., $5. Sat: Rolled Into One, 10 p.m., $5. Tue: comedy night with Pam Walt and Lisa Curry, 8 p.m. Wed: Naughty Professor, 8 p.m. Thu: GiggleBomb rooftop party, 10 p.m. 105 S. 6th St., Boise. 287-9200.

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

The Sandbar, Riverside Hotel: Fri: Kayleigh Jack, 2-5 p.m.; Blues Addicts, 6-9 p.m. Sat: Doug Brown, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Limehouse, 2-5 p.m.; Smooth Avenue, 6-9 p.m. Sun: Moss Roses, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; The Like Its, 2-5 p.m.; Alex Noppe Quartet, 6-9 p.m. Mon: Billy Braun, 6-9 p.m. Tue: Red Light Challenge, 6-9 p.m. Wed: Steve Eaton, 6-9 p.m. Thu: Gary Tackett, 6-9 p.m. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

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

Tom Grainey’s: Wed: Yak Attack, 9 p.m. Thu: World’s Finest, 8 p.m. 109 S. 6th St., Boise. 345-2505.

Whiskey Jacques: Fri: JC Brooks Band, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Sat: Sneaky Pete and The Secret Weapons, 9 p.m., $5. Thu: Sista Otis, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 251 N. Main St., Ketchum. (208) 726-5297.

WilliB’s: Fri: Big Wow, 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

Gentle Rowser: Saturday, O’Michael’s Pub & Grill. Whether it’s an Earth, Wind & Fire cover or a Hall & Oates hit from this Boise singer-guitarist, it’s always pure Gentle.

Rooney: Sunday, The Olympic. Led by actor-musician Robert Schwartzman — nephew of Francis Ford Coppola, cousin of Nicolas Cage — Rooney sold hundreds of thousands of albums in the early to mid 2000s.

James McMurtry: Tuesday, Neurolux. If sardonic lyrics are your thing, McMurtry has to be on your radar. He’s also an underrated electric guitarist.

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