Boise Rock School's up-and-coming punk, prog and roots rockers—all manner of rockers, really—have spent the past three months writing original songs and mastering their modern music prowess. After all that work, the pint-sized musicians plan to celebrate with a special end of session gig at …

Congratulations go out to October Tree for winning Round 1 of the Big Easy's Northwest Quest for the Best. They'll be competing in the finals. Now, it's time for Round 2 and Round 3.

Ladies and gentlemen, let's get ready to rock! It's time for the local-music-raise-the-roof rockfest that is the Third Annual 2007 Northwest Quest for the Best at The Big Easy.

Christmas is a time of giving and sharing, and you've probably picked up a little something special for everyone on your list. Now it's time to treat yourself. Get a massage? Maybe. Buy a new pair of shoes? OK. Or, you could do something fun and treat yourself to a night of hard rock and hea…

On June 24, it's time to break all the fashion rules. Make sure you've got your BTTS (Bangs To The Sky), leg warmers, pegged acid-wash jeans, fingerless gloves, big-hooped earrings, belted big shirt and Lycra leggings (or loose Hammer pants if that's more your style) and get to the Big Easy …

This Cinco de Mayo weekend, Boise Weekly presents Boise Weekly Local Music Festival 2006. For three days, Neurolux, the Bouquet and Terrapin Station will be home to some of the area's best musicians.

There's an event on the horizon that promises to be as informative as it is entertaining. The Visual Arts Collective hosts the inaugural Boise Experimental Music Festival (BEMF). The brainchild of local experimental musician Krispen Hartung, the BEMF found support from a number of local spon…

For over a decade, Jarboe (one name only) was the female vocal half of the legendary New York noise outfit Swans, where she provided a breathy, ethereal counterpart to cohort Michael Gira's demented barks and growls. While her group came from the same artsy pool that spawned Sonic Youth and …

On Friday, January 13, Mike Blomquist takes guitar and banjo in hand and releases his new CD, Warm Waffles. For some, Friday the 13th might be the unluckiest of days to do anything so daring as to release a new CD. For Blomquist, though, it just might be the perfect day for this interesting …

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