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Boise area nightlife listings Feb. 12-18

Groove to the chill sonic soundscapes of Ultra Violent Rays on Feb. 13 at Tom Grainey’s.
Groove to the chill sonic soundscapes of Ultra Violent Rays on Feb. 13 at Tom Grainey’s.

Angell’s Bar and Grill Renato: Sun: Michael J. 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: Ryan Wissinger, 5-8 p.m. Sat: Clay Moore, 5-8 p.m. Sun: Blaze ‘n’ Kelly, 5-8 p.m. Mon: Johnny Shoes, 5-8 p.m. Tue: Ken Harris and Carmel Crock, 5-8 p.m. Wed: Steve Eaton, 5-8 p.m. Thu: Brett Reid, 5-8 p.m. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

Berryhill: Fri: Rex Miller and Rico Weisman, 5:30-9:30 p.m. 121 N. 9th St., Boise. 387-3553.

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. Sun: The Sidemen, 6-9 p.m. Mon: Chuck Smith, 5:30-10 p.m. Tue: Esteban Anastasio, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Chuck Smith Trio, 8-11 p.m. Wed: Jeremy Stewart, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Dan Costello Trio, 8-11 p.m. Thu: Jeremy Stewart, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Ben Burdick Trio w/Amy Rose, 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. Sun: Kayleigh Jack, 5-7 p.m. 3705 Idaho 16, Eagle. 286-9463.

Crowbar: Fri: Jeffery Jensen, 10 p.m. Sat: Daver and Me V Day, 10 p.m. Wed: DJ Just Some Clown, 10 p.m. Thu: Mighty Deltone and Gil Agular, 10 p.m. 107 S. 6th St., Boise. 345-2505.

The District Coffee House: Fri: Jeremy Parrish, 7:30 p.m. Sat: Juddson Constantine, 7:30 p.m. 219 N. 10th St., Boise. 343-1089.

The Drink Waterfront Grill: Sun: Boise Blues Society Blues Jam Session, 3-6 p.m. 3000 N. Lakeharbor Lane, Boise. 853-5070.

Edge Brewery and Restaurant: Wed: James Orr, 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.

Flying M Coffeegarage: Sat: Casey Dubie, Flannel Graph, 8 p.m., $5. Wed: Red Sweater Lullaby, Terrible Light, 8 p.m., $5. 1314 2nd St. S., Nampa. 467-5533.

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

Hannah’s: Fri-Sat: Clumsy Fest, 7:30 p.m.-close, $7. 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: Michaela French, 7 p.m. Sat: silent movie performance with Sean Dahlman and Ashton Jenicek, 7 p.m. Mon: open mike, 7 p.m. Tue: Ten Two, 7 p.m. 225 N. 5th St., Boise. 429-1911.

Highlands Hollow Brewhouse: Wed: Bread and Circus, 6-9 p.m. 2455 Harrison Hollow Lane, Boise. 343-6820.

Knitting Factory: Fri: Zoso — The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, Vault7, 57 Heavy, 7:30 p.m., $20. Sat: The Infamous Stringdusters, Kitchen Dwellers, 8 p.m., $15. 416 S. 9th St., Boise. 367-1212.

Liquid: Fri-Sat: Nathan Brannon, 8 and 10 p.m., $12. Sun: Nathan Brannon, 8 p.m., $10. Mon: Punk Monday, 9 p.m. Tue: Marc Price, 8 p.m., $15. Wed: comedy open mike, 8 p.m. (signups at 7 p.m.). Thu: Shane Torres, 8 p.m., $10. 405 S. 8th St., Boise. 941-2459.

Neurolux: Fri: The Sun Never Sets on the Cool Comedy Show, 9-11 p.m., $10. Sat: The Smites, 7-11 p.m., $7/$9; DJ Young Sick Bacchus, 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Tue: Sean Rowe, Ryan Hondo, 7-11 p.m., $10. Wed: The Budos Band, 7-11 p.m., $18/$20. Thu: Diane Coffee, 7-11 p.m., $8/$10. 111 N. 11th St., Boise. 343-0886.

O’Michael’s Pub & Grill: Sat: Blind Mice, 9 p.m. Tue: Uncle Chris, 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: Jeannie Marie, 7-11 p.m. Sat: Billy Braun, 7-11 p.m. 801 Everett St., Caldwell. 455-2660.

Pengilly’s Saloon: Fri: Joshua Tree, 8:45 p.m. Sat: Tauge and Faulkner, 8:45 p.m. Sun: Frankly Burlesque, 8 p.m. Mon: open mike with Rebecca Scott and Rob Hill, 8 p.m. Tue: The Ringtones, 8:45 p.m. Wed: Like a Rocket, 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: Ryan Wissinger, 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: Blue Lotus, 10 p.m., $5. Sat: Foul Weather, Aged Ex-Champion, 10 p.m., $5. Mon: Jukebox The Ghost, 9 p.m., $13/$15. 105 S. 6th St., Boise. 287-9200.

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

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

Sapphire Room, Riverside Hotel: Fri: Modern Classics, 7:30 p.m., $5-$15. Sun: Ellie Shaw Quartet “Love in the Afternoon,” 4 p.m., $10-$12 advance, $12-$15 door. 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. 343-1871.

Sa-Wad-Dee Thai Restaurant: Sun: Kevin Kirk, 6-9 p.m. 1890 E. Fairview Ave., Meridian. 884-0701.

Shangri-La Tea House: Sat: Willison Roos w/Charlie Burry, 7-9 p.m. 1800 W. Overland Road, Boise. 424-0273.

Sockeye Grill & Brewery: Fri: Tractor Beam, 7 p.m. Tue: Chris Merkley, 7 p.m. 3019 N. Cole Road, Boise. 658-1533.

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

Tom Grainey’s: Fri: Hang Eleven, 10 p.m. Sat: Ultra Violent Rays, 10 p.m. Sun: Audio Visual DJ, 10 p.m. Wed: Blind Mice, 10 p.m. 109 S. 6th St., Boise. 345-2505.

Whiskey Jacques: Fri: Cure for the Common, 9 p.m., $7. Sat: G. Love & Special Sauce, 9:45 p.m., $20/$25. Thu: Brian DiJulio and The Love Jacks, 9 p.m., $5. 251 N. Main St., Ketchum. (208) 726-5297.

WilliB’s: Sat: This End Up, 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

Ultra Violent Rays: Feb. 13, Tom Grainey’s. Los Angeles electro-rock duo draws comparisons to Portishead.

The Infamous Stringdusters: Feb. 13, Knitting Factory. Technically proficient acoustic players please both bluegrass fans and jam-band freaks.

The Budos Band: Feb. 17, Neurolux. Instrumental Afro-soul army takes deep grooves to a transcendental level.

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