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Boise area nightlife listings: Jan. 29-Feb. 4

Modern string music will fire up Sockeye Grill & Brewery next week. Portland band Left Coast Country performs.
Modern string music will fire up Sockeye Grill & Brewery next week. Portland band Left Coast Country performs. www.BethOlsonCreative.com

Artistblue Gallery: Sat: Galen Louis, 2 p.m. 1509 Caldwell Blvd., Suite 1175, Nampa. 467-3643.

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: Shon Sanders, 5-7:30 p.m. Sat: Bill Courtial and Curt Gonion, 5-7:30 p.m. Mon: Gayle Chapman, 5-8 p.m. Tue: Mike Cramer, 5-8 p.m. Wed: Steve Eaton, 5-8 p.m. Thu: Rebecca Scott, 5-8 p.m. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

Bella Aquila: Sun: Ken Harris, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thu: Kevin Kirk, 6-8 p.m. 775 S. Rivershore Lane, Suite 100, Eagle. 938-1900.

Berryhill & Co: Fri: Bill Courtial and Curt Gonion, 5:30-9:30 p.m. 121 N. 9th St., Boise. 387-3553.

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/Tue/Thu: free dance lessons, 7-9 p.m. 10206 Fairview Ave., Boise. 321-1811.

Chandlers Steakhouse: Fri: Frank Marra, 5:30-7:30 p.m., John Jones Trio, 8-11 p.m. Sat: Frank Marra, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Chuck Smith Trio w/Nicole Christensen, 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.

Crooked Fence Brewing: Sat: Emily Tipton, 7-9 p.m. 3705 Idaho 16, Eagle. 286-9463.

Crowbar: Wed: DJ Just Some Clown, 10 p.m. Thu: Resident Night (local DJs), 10 p.m. 107 S. 6th St., Boise. 345-2505.

The District Coffee House: Fri: Reflections, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sat: Recycled Minds (improv comedy), 8-9:30 p.m. 219 N. 10th St., Boise. 343-1089.

Edge Brewery and Restaurant: Wed: Jim Lewis, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 525 N. Steelhead Way, Boise. 995-2979.

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

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.

Gelato Cafe: Mon: open mike hosted by Craig Slover, 6 p.m. Wed: Chris Gutierrez, 6-9 p.m. Thu: Steve and Grace Wall, 6 p.m. 2053 E. Fairview Ave., Suite 101, Meridian. 846-8410.

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: Jordan Leisure, 7 p.m. Sat: Dale Cavanaugh, 7 p.m. Mon: open mike, 7 p.m. Thu: Megan Nelson, 6 p.m. 225 N. 5th St., Boise. 429-1911.

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

Knitting Factory: Fri: Jimmy Sinn and the Bastard Kinn, Camacho, Ghostbox, Glenn Mantang and The Guardians of Virginity, The Acrotomoans, 7:30 p.m., $6. Sun: Stick Figure, Fortunate Youth, Katastro, 7:30 p.m., $15/$17. Thu: Trivium, Ripchain, Fault Paradox, 7 p.m., free. 416 S. 9th St., Boise. 367-1212.

Liquid: Fri-Sat: Shang, 8 and 10 p.m., $12. Sun: Shang, 8 p.m., $10. Mon: Punk Monday, 9 p.m. Wed: comedy open mike, 8 p.m. (signups at 7 p.m.). Thu: Ed Hill, 8 p.m., $10. 405 S. 8th St., Boise. 941-2459.

The Local: Tue: Ken Harris, 6-9 p.m. 5616 W. State St., Boise. 412-3095.

Lock, Stock & Barrel: Wed: Patricia Folkner, 7-9 p.m. Thu: Freudian Slip, 7-9 p.m. 1100 W. Jefferson St., Boise. 336-4266.

Neurolux: Sat: Oso Negro release party, Camp, Stranger Danger, Buff Mervyn, 7-11 p.m., $5; DJ Gladwell, 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Thu: Sons of Guns, Hillfolk Noir, Bijoux, 7-11 p.m., $5. 111 N. 11th St., Boise. 343-0886.

O’Michael’s Pub & Grill: Sat: Thomas Paul and Friends, 9 p.m. Tue: Bernie Reilly, 5:30 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: Dee Hisel, 7-11 p.m. Sat: Billy Braun, 7-11 p.m. 801 Everett St., Caldwell. 455-2660.

Pengilly’s Saloon: Fri: Hillfolk Noir, 8:45 p.m. Sat: Possum Livin, 8:45 p.m. Mon: open mike with Rebecca Scott and Rob Hill, 8 p.m. Wed: Left Coast Country, 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: Doug Cameron, 8 p.m. 150 N. 8th St., Suite 200, Boise. 343-2444.

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

Reef: Fri: Ballyhoo, 10 p.m., $5. Sat: Pilot Error, 10 p.m., $5. 105 S. 6th St., Boise. 287-9200.

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

Sapphire Room, Riverside Hotel: Sat: Swing Dance with the Boise State University Big Bang, 8-10 p.m. with lessons from 7 to 8 p.m., $5 advance, $7 door. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

Sockeye Grill & Brewery: Fri: Bernie Reilly Band, 7 p.m. Tue: Left Coast Country, 7 p.m. 3019 N. Cole Road, Boise. 658-1533.

Sofia’s Greek Bistro: Wed: Ken Harris and Carmel Crock, 6-9 p.m. 6748 N. Glenwood St., Boise. 853-0844.

Tom Grainey’s: Wed: Blind Mice, 10 p.m. 109 S. 6th St., Boise. 345-2505.

Whiskey Jacques: Fri: Harry Lee and The Back Alley Blues, 9 p.m., $5. Sat: DJN8 and DJ Loco, 9 p.m., $5. Sun: The Heaters, 6:30-9 p.m., free. Live auction/raffle to benefit keyboard player Mary Poppen. Thu: Left Coast Country, 9 p.m., $5. 251 N. Main St., Ketchum. (208) 726-5297.

WilliB’s: Fri: Idaho Muscle, 7 p.m. Sat: Hecktor Pecktor, 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

Left Coast Country: Feb. 2, Sockeye Grill & Brewery. Portland newgrass band will have ’em hopping at neighborhood brewery.

Stick Figure: Jan. 31, Knitting Factory. Frontman Scott Woodruff delivers chill-worthy reggae vibes.

Trivium: Feb. 4, Knitting Factory. Metallica-influenced Florida band has sold more than a million records globally. Free show.

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