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Take in some live music in the Treasure Valley this week

Maxwell Hughes, formerly of The Lumineers, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, in The Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel.
Maxwell Hughes, formerly of The Lumineers, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, in The Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel.

Here’s what’s happening in live entertainment at Treasure Valley bars and restaurants from Jan. 5-11.

Bar 365, Riverside Hotel: Fri: Spencer Batt, 5-8 p.m. Sat: Dan Costello, 5-8 p.m. Sun: Angela Williams and Johnny Downing, 5-8 p.m. Tue: Gayle Chapman, 5-8 p.m. Wed: Steve Eaton, 5-8 p.m. Thu: Sean Hatton and Bernie Reilly, 5-8 p.m. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 208-343-1871.

Buffalo Club: Fri-Sat, Thu: The Saloonatics, 9 p.m. Thu: free dance lessons by High Desert Swing Dance Club, 7:30-8:30 p.m. 10206 Fairview Ave., Boise. 208-321-1811.

Chandlers Steakhouse: Fri: Sean Rogers, 5:15-8:15 p.m., Chuck Smith Trio w/Matt Short, Linus Enoksson, Scott Reuser, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Sat: Mike Rosenthal, 5:15-8:15 p.m., Camden Hughes Trio w/Emily Stanton, Jay Multanen, Jon Hyneman, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Sun: The Sidemen, 6-9 p.m. Mon: Mike Rosenthal, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tue: Mike Rosenthal, 5:15-7:15 p.m., Chuck Smith Trio w/Chris Galli and Scott Reuser, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wed: Mike Rosenthal, 5:15-7:15 p.m., Chuck Smith Trio w/Linus Enoksson and Scott Reuser, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Thu: Chuck Smith, 5:15-7:15 p.m., Ben Burdick Trio w/Amy Rose, Jon Hyneman, Troy Ferguson, 7:30-10:30 p.m. 981 W. Grove St., Boise. 208-383-4300.

China Blue: Thu: Trill Thursday’s EDM Club Nights, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5; free for ladies. 100 S. 6th St., Boise. 208-338-6604.

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. Thu: JVST SAY YES, TV_TV, Kid Koma, Hooked on Tronicz, 9 p.m., $5 (free with RSVP on Facebook). 3800 W. Idaho St., Boise. 208-629-6314.

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. 208-345-7557.

High Note Cafe: Fri: Whitaker and Oliver, 7 p.m. Sat: Aaron Golay, Michael Beauchemin, 7 p.m. Mon: Poetics Boise, 7 p.m. (signups at 6:30 p.m.). 225 N. 5th St., Boise. 208-429-1911.

Highlands Hollow Brewhouse: Wed: Bernie Reilly and Shakey Dave Manion, 6-9 p.m. 2455 Harrison Hollow Lane, Boise. 208-343-6820.

Knitting Factory: Fri: Salsa Nights w/DJ Giovanni, 9 p.m., $6. Tue: The Green, Sammy Johnson, Leilani Wolfgramm, 8 p.m., $15/$17. 416 S. 9th St., Boise. 208-367-1212.

Liquid: Fri-Sat: Quinn Dahle, 8 and 10 p.m., $15. Sun: Quinn Dahle, 8 p.m., $12. Mon: Punk Monday, 9 p.m. Wed: comedy open mike, 7:30 p.m. (signups at 7 p.m.). Thu: Andy Beningo, 8 p.m., $12; comedy open mike hosted by Sophie Hughes and KC Hunt, 9:30 p.m. 405 S. 8th St., Boise. 208-941-2459.

Lost Grove Brewing: Tue: lit. open mike night, 6-9 p.m. 1026 S. La Pointe St., Boise. 208-286-2258.

Neurolux: Tue: Vic Ruggiero (of The Slackers), Sunbathe, Jimmy Sinn, 8 p.m., $7. 111 N. 11th St., Boise. 208-343-0886.

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. 208-866-2640.

O’Michael’s Pub & Grill: Sat: Ben Burdick and Joel Kaserman, 8-11 p.m. 2433 N. Bogus Basin Road, Boise. 208-342-8948.

Pengilly’s Saloon: Fri-Sat: Old Death Whisper, 8:45 p.m. Mon: open mike with Rebecca Scott and Emily Tipton, 8 p.m. Tue: The Suburbans, 8:45 p.m. Wed: Jonathan Warren and The Billy Goats, 8:45 p.m. Thu: Frim Fram Four, 8:45 p.m. 513 W. Main St., Boise. 208-345-6344.

Reef: Fri: McGinnis-Holt Band, 10 p.m., $5. Sat: Soul Serene, 10 p.m., $5. Wed: Rawley Frye, 8 p.m. 105 S. 6th St., Boise. 208-287-9200.

Sapphire Room, Riverside Hotel: Fri: Maxwell Hughes, 7:30 p.m., $13-$17 advance, $18-$22 door. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 208-343-1871.

Sockeye Grill & Brewery: Fri: Emily Tipton Band, 7 p.m. Tue: Bourbon Dogs, 7 p.m. 3019 N. Cole Road, Boise. 208-658-1533.

Starbucks: Thu: Lloyd and Becky Blake, 5-7 p.m. 1797 W. State St., Boise. 208-367-0781.

Tom Grainey’s: Fri: Bread and Circus, 10 p.m. Sat: Alturas, 10 p.m. 109 S. 6th St., Boise. 208-345-2505.

Whiskey Jacques: Fri: SofaKing, 9 p.m., $5. Sat: WOH Collective, 9 p.m., $5. 251 N. Main St., Ketchum. 208-726-5297.

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