As our spring veggies emerge through the warming soil, so, too, are Valley residents heading outside to soak up the sunny weather. Next month, take mom to a Canyon County winery to celebrate Mother’s Day. The following weekend, observe the Plein Air Painters bring life to their easels at the Idaho Botanical Garden or see the sheepdog demonstrations in the Boise Foothills. Or take a walk that will help the kids of Make-A-Wish of Idaho.
Boise Music Week
Boise Music Week: Friday, May 6, through Saturday, May 14, Boise. No tickets required unless noted. Ticket vouchers at boise.dealsaver.com. Open seating 10 minutes before curtain. boisemusicweek.org.
▪ Friday, May 6: International Dance Night, 7 p.m., Timberline High School, 701 E. Boise Ave. Tickets required.
▪ Saturday, May 7: Music in the Park, 11:30 a.m., Gene Harris Bandshell, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd.
▪ Saturday, May 7: “All That’s Jazz,” 6:45 p.m. May 2, Morrison Center, 2201 W. Cesar Chavez Lane. Featuring Boise State Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 25th Idaho National Army Jazz Band, West Side Redux. Tickets required.
▪ Sunday, May 8: Church Night, 7:30 p.m., Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St.
▪ Monday-Thursday, May 9-12: Organ recitals, 12:15 p.m., St. Michael’s Episcopal Cathedral, 518 N. 8th St.
▪ Monday, May 9: Showcase, 7 p.m., Timberline High School, 701 E. Boise Ave. Tickets required.
▪ Tuesday, May 10: School Night, 7 p.m., Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Circle.
▪ Wednesday-Saturday, May 11-14: “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” 7:30 p.m. May 11-14, 2 p.m. May 14, Morrison Center, 2201 W. Cesar Chavez Lane. Tickets required.
▪ Friday, May 13: Organ recital and silent film, noon, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Mother’s Day Brunch: 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday, May 8, Zoo Boise, 355 Julia Davis Drive. Buffet breakfast, animal presentation, zookeeper talk and a special gift for all mothers. $29 pass holders ($16 children 3-11), $34 non-pass holders ($19 children 3-11), free for children 2 and younger. Cost includes zoo admission for the remainder of the day. Reservations by May 4: 608-7744, zooboise.org.
Mother’s Day Brunch: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 8, Chateau des Fleurs, 176 S. Rosebud Lane, Eagle. $39 general, $20 children 5-12, free for ages younger than 5. 947-2840, chateaueagle.com.
Mother’s Day Celebration: Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 8, Hells Canyon Winery, 18835 Symms Road, Caldwell. Wine tasting, music, lawn games, vendors, food from Kanak Attack. $12 advance and wine club members, $15 at the door, includes souvenir glass. 454-3300.
Mother’s Day Wine Tasting: Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 8, Sawtooth Winery 13750 Surrey Lane, Nampa. Wine and beer tasting, music, food trucks, children’s activities. $30 general, $20 Sawtooth club members, free for under 21. VIPs available. 467-1200, universe.com/sawtooth27mothersday.
Plein Air Paint Out: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, May 13-15, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Plein Air Painters (PAPI) artists paint within the garden at various locations for the community to observe the creative process of working in oils. Workshops also available for additional cost. Regular garden admission: $7 general, $5 seniors and children 5-12, free for children 4 and younger and IBG members.
Russian Food Festival: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, May 13, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14, St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church, 872 N. 29th St., Boise. Authentic homemade Russian dishes, beers, desserts, music. stseraphimboise.org/festival.html.
Friends of the Eagle Public Library Spring Book Sale: 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 13, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 100 N. Stierman Drive, Eagle. Bag of books $7, two bags $12, three bags $15. Everything is half price from 2 to 3 p.m. May 14.
Pickin’ Boise Antique Show and Artisan Market: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $6 admission (good for both days), free for children younger than 12. pastblessingsfarm.com.
“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, May 3-5, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $42.50-$67.50. Ticketmaster, 426-1110.
Boise Contemporary Theater’s “Margin of Error (Or, The Unassailable Wisdom of the Mouse and the Scorpion)”: 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, May 4-7; 2 p.m. matinee Saturday, May 7, 854 Fulton St. A commission by Eric Coble. $34 Friday-Saturday, $20 matinee and Wednesday, $26 Thursday, $16 all student tickets. 331-9224, ext. 205; bctheater.org.
Alley Repertory Theater’s “Sex With Strangers”: 7 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, May 5-7 and 12-14, Visual Arts Collective, 3638 Osage St., Garden City. Laura Eason’s examination of the divide between online and off-line cultures in the digital age. $20 general, $15 students, seniors and military. Pay-what-you-want preview is May 5 ($10 minimum). alleyrep.org. 21 and older only.
Boise Little Theater’s “Flaming Idiots”: 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, May 20-21, 27-28 and June 3-4; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 26 and June 2; 2 p.m. May 29 and June 4, 100 E. Fort St. $14 general, $11 students and seniors. 342-5104, blt.ticketleap.com.
Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “And Then There Were None”: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (7:30 p.m. Greenshow mini-concert series Wednesdays-Saturdays) and 7 p.m. Sunday (no Greenshow), May 27 (preview), May 28 (opening night), May 29 (family night), June 9-10, 14-15, 18, 24, July 5-6, 9-10, 12, 14-15, 21-22, 30-31, ISF Amphitheater, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. $35-$45 Fridays-Saturdays, $27-$37 Sundays and Tuesdays-Thursdays. Preview (May 27): $27 reserved, $20 general. Family night (May 29): $37 reserved, $27 general, $13 children 6-17. Any night, $20 students with valid ID. 336-9221, idahoshakespeare.org.
Stage Coach Theatre’s “The Great American Trailer Park Musical”: 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, May 27-28, June 3-4 and 10-11; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, June 2 and 9; 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5, 4802 W. Emerald St., Boise. $17.50. 342-2000, stagecoachtheatre.com.
Boise Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 29, Republic parking lot, 10th and Grove streets, Boise. 345-9287, theboisefarmersmarket.com.
Canyon County Co-op Summer Community Market: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 29, 1415 1st St. S., Nampa.
Kuna Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, May 7 through Sept. 24, Kuna City Park (Col. Bernard Fisher Veterans Memorial Park), 201 W. Main St. No market Aug. 6 during Kuna Days. 922-5929, kunafarmersmarket.com.
Nampa Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 29, Longbranch parking lot, 13th and Front streets. 461-4807, nampafarmersmarket.com.
Capital City Public Market: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 29, 8th Street — Main to State streets, Boise. 345-3499, capitalcitypublicmarket.com.
Eagle Saturday Market: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 15, Heritage Park, 185 E. State St., Eagle. 489-8763, facebook.com/eaglesaturdaymarket.
West Boise Saturday Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 22, Cole and Ustick roads, next to the library. Sponsored by Art Zone 208. 322-9464.
Caldwell Farmers Market: 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, May 11 through Sept. 21, Arthur Street between Kimball Street and 7th Avenue. 571-3474, caldwellidfarmersmarket.com.
Seven Arrows Powwow: Grand entry at noon Sunday, May 1, Jordan Ballroom, Student Union Building, Boise State University. Showcasing the customs of Native Americans in full regalia with dancers, drummers, demonstrations, storytelling, vendors selling traditional crafts and original artwork. $6 general, $4 children younger than 12, free for Boise State students. Non-perishable food donations taken at the door for the Native American Council of Boise. mss.boisestate.edu/pow-wow.
National Day of Prayer Idaho State Rally: Noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, second floor Rotunda, Idaho State Capitol, 700 W. Jefferson St., Boise. The Master of Ceremonies will be Ron Crane, Idaho State Treasurer. Lt. Gov. Brad Little will read the Idaho State Prayer Proclamation. Free.
Idaho Gives Arts Block Party: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy parking lot, 516 S. 9th St., Boise. Youth-oriented entertainment and performance samplings from organizations, music by Boise Rock School and Rock on Wheels, bounce house, food, beer and wine. Free.
Idaho Gives event: 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 5, Trinity Lutheran Church, 8 S. Midland Blvd., Nampa. Food, raffle and games. Benefit for the Jesse Tree of Idaho. Free. 947-0577.
Thomas Paul Album Release Party: 6 p.m. Thursday, May 5, The Record Exchange, 1105 W. Idaho St., Boise. Release of “Singalongs,” an all-instrumental album recorded live at The Modern Hotel in Boise during the 2015 Modern Art. Free.
For the Love of Music: Becka Pearce and Sean Rogers: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $10 general, $15 preferred. Brown Paper Tickets. $15 and $20 at the door.
Listener: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, The Olympic, 1009 Main St., Boise. Opening: Everett, Terrible Light. $8 at eventbrite.com, $10 at the door.
Tech N9ne: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Special guests: Krizz Kaliko, Rittz, Mayday!, Stevie Stone, Ces Cru. $28. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624.
National Public Gardens Day: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 6, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. 10th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden festivities begin at 2 p.m. featuring a visit with Meriwether Lewis, a slide show depicting the history and development of the garden, and guided tours of the site. Also, food trucks and Dutch Bros. Coffee on site. Free admission. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Dig Into Rocks Museum Open House: Noon to 9 p.m. Friday, May 6, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Geology hikes, museum tours, free minerals for kids, lecture by David Wilkins at 7 p.m. on “Terroir: The Dirt on Dirt.” Free. 571-5720, idahomuseum.org.
Snooze at the Zoo: 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, Zoo Boise, 355 Julia Davis Drive. Zoo guides provide family and friends with nighttime and early-morning treks through the zoo. Also, activities, games, art projects and up-close animal encounters. Evening snack, continental breakfast, and indoor/outdoor sleeping area provided. $45 for Friends of Zoo Boise passholders and Boise residents, $50 nonresidents. 384-4260, zooboise.org.
Wabi Sabi Yard Sale: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Idaho-Oregon Buddhist Temple, 286 S.E. 4th St., Ontario. 707-2021.
Helping Hand Pet Walk and Fair: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian. One-mile pet walk, a pet fashion show, live demos, contests and prizes, raffle. Fundraiser for Idaho Helping Hand Fund, Helping Idaho Dogs, Meridian Valley Humane Society and St. Luke’s Pet Peace of Mind. $30-$35. idahohelpinghandfund.com.
International Drone Day: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Warhawk Air Museum, 201 Municipal Drive, Nampa. Professional drone pilots will be displaying flying feats outside while activities like flight simulators, drone demos, streaming drone footage and presentations will take place inside the museum. Free for children younger than 16 who are accompanied by a paying adult. Regular admission applies: $10 general, $8 seniors and veterans/military with ID. 465-6446, warhawkairmuseum.org.
All Valley Pet Clinic Grand Opening Celebration: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7, 6801 S. Federal Way, Boise. Free vaccinations to the first 50 visitors, and low-cost vaccines without an exam fee to all other pet owners. Also, vendor booths, raffles and pets available for adoption from the All Valley Animal Rescue and other local rescues in the Treasure Valley. Free. 331-0667.
Wilder Cinco de Mayo Festival: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Wilder City Park. Food, vendors, car show, music, dancers, children’s activities, more. Free. 482-6204.
New Hot Club of America: 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7, Jewett Auditorium, College of Idaho, 2112 E. Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell. $10-$20 general, $5-$10 children. 459-5275, caldwellfinearts.org.
David Cross: 8 p.m. Monday, May 9, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $40. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $44 day of show.
Culinary Walkabout: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Chef competition, food, no-host bar, silent and live auctions, music by Boise Straight Ahead. Benefit for Metro Meals on Wheels. $55. metromealsonwheels.net.
Spring Spectacular Musicale: 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. Featuring Anna Black, Voiceover from Cantus, and Quality Time. “Happier Hour” at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby with beer and wine, silent auction, music by the Celebration Trio. Benefit for NAMI Boise. $10 per person or $20 for a family of four at eventbrite.com, $15 or $25 at the door. namiboise.org.
Hillsong United: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, Taco Bell Arena, 1401 Bronco Lane, Boise. Opening: Lauren Daigle. $26.50-$49.50. Ticketmaster, 426-1766.
World Village Kick-Off Party: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 13, The Basque Center, 601 Grove St., Boise. Music by Timbalka, fashion show featuring ethnic clothing, foods of the world, silent auction, tequila tasting hosted by the Mexican Consulate. $10-$40. 344-5501, worldvillagefestival.com.
Hamilton Loomis: 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 13, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. $10 general, $15 preferred. Brown Paper Tickets.
Dada Life: 8 p.m. Friday, May 13, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $20 first 100 tickets sold, $25 general ($30 at door), $45 VIP, $50 meet and greet. Ticketfly, (877) 435-9849.
Panning for Gold in Grimes Creek: Register at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise, for an 8 a.m. departure. All-day field trip led by Don Dorman and the Idaho Gold Panners. Bring lunch and water. $15 general, $10 museum members. 853-1678, idahomuseum.org.
Sports Card Show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, Wyndham Garden Hotel, 3300 S. Vista Ave., Boise. Sports and entertainment cards, memorabilia, vintage items. Free. 338-3828.
Archaeology Fair: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, Old Assay Office, 210 Main St., Boise. Learn about Idaho archaeology, history and historic preservation with grinding and rock art stations, and other hands-on activities and demonstrations. Free. 334-3847.
Sheep in the Foothills: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road, Boise. Arts and crafts, music, sheep dog demonstrations, children’s activities, a lamb lunch, more. Free. 344-2271, idahowool.org.
Caldwell Model Railroad Club Train Day Open House: 11 a.m. Saturday, May 14, Caldwell Model Railroad Club and Historical Society, 809 Dearborn St. Special trains for children on display and running, as well as a scavenger hunt, and drinks and snacks. Free. 342-8695.
Donnelly Fire Department Community BBQ and Auction: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 244 W. Roseberry, Donnelly. Barbecue with beef and pork, raffle, live auction, children’s activities. $8 general, $4 children 7-12, free for ages 6 and younger. (208) 325-8619.
Roaring Springs Waterpark Opening Weekend: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14 (weather permitting), 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian. 884-8842, roaringsprings.com.
Afternoon Tea and Bubbly: 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, Chateau des Fleurs, 176 S. Rosebud Lane, Eagle. An afternoon ladies affair with door prizes, Honored Hero presentation, music, photographer. Benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. $75 per person. afternoonteaandbubbly.com.
Grand Opening of Krishna Cultural Center: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 2470 W. Boise Ave., Boise. Dances, music, balloons for children, face painting, complimentary vegetarian food. Free.
Crooked Fence Brewing Co. Four Year Anniversary: 6 p.m. Saturday, May 14, 3705 Idaho 16, Eagle. Music by Jeff Crosby and The Refugees, Jonathan Warren and The Billy Goats, Curtis/Sutton and The Scavengers. $5. Brown Paper Tickets. $10 at the door.
Art Song Recital Series: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15, Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, 516 S. 9th St., Boise. Opera Idaho’s Resident Company singers perform recitals dedicated to the form of under-produced music called art songs: non-staged songs often incorporated with well-known poems and seasonal themes with complex music and piano. Free. operaidaho.org.
Doug Loves Movies: 4:20 p.m. Sunday, May 15, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Live podcast recording. $15 and $22. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624.
Author appearance: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, 516 S. 9th St., Boise. Sharon Robinson, daughter of Jackie Robinson, will read and sign copies of her new book, “The Hero Two Doors Down.” Free.
Immortal Technique: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Chino XL. $17. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $19 day of show.
Leon Russell: 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $29.50 general ($35 door), $59.50 VIP. Ticketfly, (877) 435-9849.
Violent Femmes: 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $32.50. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $35 day of show.
MMA King of the Cage: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 19, Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort, 37914 S. Nukwalqw, Worley. $20-$50. ticketswest.com.
Bellator 155: Preliminary fights start at 5 p.m., and the main card starts at 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, CenturyLink Arena, 233 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Mixed martial arts features main event Rafael Carvalho (12-1) vs. Melvin Manhoef (30-12-1). $25-$100. centurylinkarenaboise.com.
Wine, Women and Shoes: 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 20, Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Designer shopping, wine tasting, fashion show, drawings, Best in Shoe and Best Dressed contests. Benefits the Idaho Youth Ranch. $150. 377-2613, winewomenandshoes.com/iyrboise.
Cycle for Independence: Metric century starts at 8 a.m., 25-mile at 9 a.m. and 10-mile at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 21, Riverglen Junior High School, 6801 N. Gary Lane, Boise. Fundraiser for the National Federation of the Blind of Idaho. $20-$40. Register at tvcblindidaho.org. Volunteers needed: 336-5333.
Walk for Wishes: 9 a.m. Saturday, May 21, Axiom Fitness, 801 E. ParkCenter Blvd., Boise. Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Idaho. No registration free; however, each walker is asked to raise $100 for Idaho wish kids. Register at boisewalkforwishes2016.kintera.org.
Peeking under the Surface: How Seismologists See Inside the Earth: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Workshop for grades 4 and up. Taught by Michael Morison, PhD. $10. Register: 571-5720 by May 16. idahomuseum.org.
Community Progressive: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Local food, music, activism and activities. Learn about the work of Idaho nonprofits, attend workshops and find ways to get involved in local communities. Free.
Exchange Club Parade America: 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, corner of 12th Avenue Road and Lake Lowell Avenue near Nampa High School and follows a route on 12th Avenue Road to 7th Street South, to 16th Avenue South, ending near Northwest Nazarene University campus at Holly Street and East Colorado. Themed “Liberty and Justice for All.” For applications: cityofnampa.us/parade.
Opera Idaho Children’s Choruses Spring Concert: 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, First Presbyterian Church, 950 W. State St., Boise. Free. 345-3531, operaidaho.org/childrens-programs.
BBQ Bash for Books: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 21, Garden City Library, 6015 Glenwood St. Food, no-host bar, live auction, raffle, door prizes. $25 (adults only). 472-2942, notaquietlibrary.org/bash.
Little Texas: 6 p.m. Saturday, May 21, Crooked Fence Brewing Co., 3705 Idaho 16, Eagle. $15. Brown Paper Tickets. $20 at the door.
Devour the Day: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Free tickets by listening to KQXR 100.3 The X. Opening: 57 Heavy, Faded Leroy.
The Mystics 50th Anniversary Party: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21, Mardi Gras Ballroom, 615 S. 9th St., Boise. Special guests: Mystics from the past and Jake Blues of the Blues Brothers Rock N Soul Review. Prizes for best individual and couples ‘60s outfits. Auction to benefit the Ride to the Wall Foundation. $10. Brown Paper Tickets. $15 at the door.
Reunion Concert: Belinda Bowler, Rich Brotherton and John Hansen: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21, El Korah Shrine, 111 W. Idaho St., Boise. $25. Brown Paper Tickets or The Record Exchange.
Paul Simon: 7 p.m. Monday, May 23, Outlaw Field at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Sold out.
Celtic Woman: The Destiny Tour: 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, Morrison Center, 2201 W. Cesar Chavez Lane. $39, $69 and $99. Ticketmaster, 426-1110.
Baroness: 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $16.50. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $18 day of show.
B.o.B.: 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. Opening: Scotty ATL. $20 general ($25 door), $40 VIP. Ticketfly, (877) 435-9849.
Jewel: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. Sold out.
Nefesh Mountain: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Opening: Andy Byron, Elana Salzman. $15 and $20. americanamusicseries.net.
The Mighty Red Melons: 8 p.m. Friday, May 27, Sapphire Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Tribute to Merle Haggard and Buck Owens. Opening: Twangtown. $18 and $25. americanamusicseries.net.
Iamsu!: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. Opening: Mod Sun, Graves and Bia. $18. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $20 day of show.
Ron White: 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28, Ford Idaho Center, 16200 Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $36, $46 and $56. ICTickets, 442-3232.
Movie Night at the Juke Joint: 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 29, Playhouse Events and Dinner Theater, 8001 W. Fairview Ave., Boise. Every last Sunday of the month, the Radio Boise blues team, Norman Davis (host of The Juke Joint) and “Mojo” Mike Witmer (host of the Blues Review) present a blues film and video series, focusing on documentaries and historic films about blues legends and the history of the music. Small donation requested. 853-0766.
Shakey Graves: 8 p.m. Sunday, May 29, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $18. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $20 day of show.
Leon Bridges: 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 30, Memorial Stadium, 5600 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $29.50. TicketWeb, (866) 468-7624. $35 day of show.