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Showcases, Day Parties and Second Chance Shows

At Treefort, you are bound to enjoy something. Here’s some showcases, day parties and second chance shows to grin, laugh and dance about:


Wednesday, March 22nd – Sunday, March 26th @ PreFunk

There will be over 30 bands playing over the course of the weekend. This free, 21+ event is sponsored by Proof Eyewear, Banana Ink and Flawless Threads. Full bar is provided by Tom Grainey’s and each day features a different brewery sponser.

Wednesday, March 22nd:
Brewery sponser: Mother Earth Brewing
5:00-5:40 Emily Tipton
6:00-6:40 The Mutineers
7:00-7:40 Gipsy Moon Rise
8:00-8:40 Arc Flash
9:00-9:40 Dressy Bessy

Thursday, March 23rd
Brewery sponser: Alaskan Brewing
5:00-5:40 Marshall Poole
6:00-6:40 The Band Ice Cream
7:00-7:40 Billy Changer
8:00-8:40 WEEED
9:00-9:40 The Raven & The Writing Desk

Friday, March 24th
20 Sided Records Showcase

Brewery sponser: Lagunitas Brewing
4:00-4:40 FingerFingerr
5:00-5:40 Everyone Is Dirty
6:00-6:40 Couches
7:00-7:40 Yeah Great Fine
8:00-8:40 Máscaras
9:00-9:40 Bud Bronson & The Good Timers

Saturday, March 25th
Canada 150 Party from 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Brewery sponser: Odell Brewing
1:00-1:40 Whippoorwill
2:00-2:40 Gentle Spirit
3:00-3:40 Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners
4:00-4:40 Fresh Kils
5:00-5:40 Belle Game
6:00-6:40 Ora Cogan
7:00-7:40 Frankie & The Witch Fingers
8:00-8:40 The Lawsuits
9:00-9:40 Spirit Award

Sunday, March 26th
Brewery sponser: 10 Barrel Brewing
1:00-1:40 Slow Corpse
2:00-2:40 Flaural
3:00-3:40 Andrew Sheppard
4:00-4:40 Dragondeer
5:00-5:40 Bread & Circus
6:00-6:40 Light Thieves
7:00-7:40 Zee Will
8:00-8:40 Hideout
9:00-9:40 Jac Sound


Record Exchange In-Store Performances

Wednesday, March 22nd – Sunday, March 26th
@ The Record Exchange

Every year, The Record Exchange hosts free, all-ages in-store performances during Treefort. Most are secret, surprise shows that are announced the day of the show via The Record Exchange’s social media and mailing list. Here’s what we know so far:

Wednesday, March 22nd 5:30-6:30pm: Secret Treefort In-store
Friday, March 24th 4:00-5:00pm: Weaves Treefort In-store, Presented by Boise State Public Radio
Saturday, March 25th 5:00-6:00pm: Marco Benevento Second Chance Treefort Set
Sunday, March 26th 1:00-3:00pm: Joyful Noise Showcase with Kishi Bashi, Tall Tall Trees and CJ Boyd


Even Stevens

Wednesday, March 22nd – Sunday, March 26th
@ Even Stevens

Thursday March 23rd
2:45-3:45 Josh Mikesell of Panthermilk
4:00-5:00 Tora’dan

Friday March 24th
3:00-5:00 Panthermilk

Saturday March 25th
3:00-5:00 Dodgy Mountain Men

Sunday March 26th
2:00-4:00 Whippoorwill



Wednesday, March 22nd – Saturday, March 25th
@ Boise Art Glass

Boise Art Glass will be running glass blowing and flame working classes the 22nd through the 25th. People are more than welcome to come through the building and watch the glass blowing at any time.

FireFusion Studio will be having glass enameling classes on the 23rd and the 25th. There will also be demos throughout the day, every day, that are free to watch and anyone can view at anytime.



Friday, March 24th – Saturday, March 25th @ The Owyhee

These shows are in conjunction with the Treefort Gallery, which is displayed in the lobby of The Owyhee. Listen and check out all the amazing art!

Friday, March 24th
6:00-7:00 Battlehooch
7:30-8:30 Everyone Is Dirty

Saturday, March 25th
6:00-7:00 Psychomagic
7:30-8:30 Cassiopeia



Thursday, March 23rd – Saturday, March 25th @ Treeline

Listen to music while you use the Treeline to get to more music!

Thursday, March 23rd
8:30-9:30pm Hurdy Gurdy Girls
10:00-11:00pm TBA
11:30pm-12:30am Spike Coggins

Friday, March 24th
8:30-9:30pm Dodgy Mountain Men
10:00-11:00pm Spike Coggins
11:30-12:30am James Dean Kindle

Saturday, March 25th
8:30-9:30pm Hillfolk Noir
10:00-11:00pm Jacob Miller and the Bridge City Crooners
11:30-12:30am TBA


Esthetic Evolution Showcase

Thursday, March 23rd @ Mardi Gras
7:30-8:45 Brooke Would
8:45-10:00 Adlib
10:00-11:15 Ryan Duley
11:15-1:15 Perfect Stranger


WOH † Silent Disco 2.0

Thursday, March 23rd (early Friday, March 24th) 1:00-4:00am
@ 560 W Main St (parking lot next to Wiseguy Pizza)

This 18+ event is $5 with a Treefort wristband, $7 general admission at event, or $10 reserved headphone pre purchase (if you would like to guarantee your entry, go with this option). Headphones are provided by Kaleidisco! DJs include Something Spicy, Feline Rose, Black Plague, Dready Rojo, LoveGunz and No Prophit.


Bittercreek Treefort Brunch

Friday, March 24th – Sunday, March 26th 10:00am-2:00pm
@ Bittercreek Alehouse

Regain strength with 3 types of breakfast poutine and refreshing morning beverages while listening to music curated by Nanobot Rock!

Friday, March 24th
11:00 Tisper
12:00 Carter Freeman Music
1:00 Curtis/Sutton & The Scavengers
2:00 Oceans Are Zeroes

Saturday, March 25th
10:00 Michael Gray and The Crow’s Nest
11:00 Nothing But Heros
12:00 Porlolo
1:00 Jonathan Warren and The Billy Goats

Sunday, March 26th
10:00 There Is No Mountain
11:00 Zack Quintana & the Tucks
12:00 The Still Tide
1:00 First Chair



Saturday, March 25th @ Rhodes Skate Park

In a partnership with the local skate community, Skatefort features a mix of skate and music events at the new Rhodes Skate Park hosted by Boise Skateboard Association. Lifeblood Skateboards pro team members Dalton Dern, Kevin Kowalski, Cody Lockwood, Mason Merlino and Bryce Kanights will host a skate demo at 1:40pm and skate around. Throughout the day they will be doing expression sessions on different features in the park, and doing product giveaways.

On Saturday, March 25th, bands will play at the following times:
12:00-12:50 DJ Allin Purcell
1:00-1:40 The Band Ice Cream
2:00-2:40 Wheelchair Sports Camp
3:00-3:40 Billy Changer


Burning Lamb at Camp Modern

Friday, March 24th – Sunday, March 26th @ Modern Hotel

The Modern Hotel partners with Dan Ansotegui to create a traditional Basque Sheep Camp featuring whole lamb roasted on a spit and other Basque specialty dishes. Other camp activities include camp cocktails, music and free range fun.

Friday, March 24th
Food & Drink
2:00–11:00 Burning Lamb // Drinks served until midnight

4:00-4:40 The Lower 48
5:00-5:40 Cavegreen
6:00-6:45 Bryson Cone

Saturday, March 25th
Food & Drink
9:00am-11:00pm Burning Lamb (9:00am-12:00pm brunch, 12:00-11:00pm regular menu)
Drinks served until midnight

3:00-3:40 Dyllan Hersey
4:00-4:40 Jenny Don’t and the Spurs
5:00-5:40 Izaak Opatz
6:00-6:45 Rituals of Mine

Sunday, March 26th
Food & Drink
9:00am-11:00pm Burning Lamb (9:00am-12:00pm brunch, 12:00-11:00pm regular menu)
Drinks served until 11:00pm

2:30-3:10 My Body
3:30-4:10 VCR
4:30-5:10 Growwler



Friday, March 24th – Sunday, March 26th @ Main Stage

Friday, March 24th
4:00-4:45 Radio Boise DJ Brian Boru
5:30-5:50 DJ Henry Pope
6:50-7:00 Radio Boise DJ
8:00-8:30 Radio Boise DJ

Saturday, March 25th
12:00-1:00 Radio Boise DJ Nichole Marie
1:40-2:00 Radio Boise DJ Carl B
2:50-3:10 Minihorse
4:10-4:35 DJ Sol Rising
5:20-5:45 Whippoorwill
6:35-7:00 Radio Boise DJ The Lovely Miss Kate

Sunday, March 26th
12:00-1:00 Radio Boise DJ Winkle
1:40-2:00 Radio Boise DJ
2:40-3:00 El Dopamine
3:50-4:10 SISTERS
5:10-5:30 Flaural
6:30-7:00 Radio Boise DJ Sienna White
8:00-8:30 Radio Boise DJ Brett Netson



Friday, March 24th & Saturday, March 25th @ The Olympic

Doors open at noon

Friday, March 24th
1:15-1:45 The Raven and the Writing Desk
2:00-2:30 Oko Tygra
2:45-3:15 Whippoorwill
3:30-4:00 Slow Caves
4:15-4:45 Dressy Bessy

Saturday, March 25th
12:30-1:00 TBA
1:15-1:45 Male Blonding
2:00-2:30 The Still Tide
2:45-3:15 Brent Cowles
3:30-4:00 Shady Elders
4:15-4:45 Bad Licks


To Entertain U Showcases

Friday, March 24th & Saturday, March 25th @ Tom Grainey’s

Friday, March 24th
8:15-8:55 Great Bait
9:15-9:55 Tylor & The Train Robbers
10:15-10:55 Human Ottoman
11:15-11:55 Sheep Bridge Jumpers
12:15-1:35 Dodgy Mountain Men

Saturday, March 25th
8:15-8:55 Devaard
9:15-9:55 Bread & Circus
10:15-10:55 Dragondeer
11:15-11:55 Blue Lotus
12:15-1:35 Dirty Revival



Friday, March 24th @ Woodland Empire
3:00 Sama Dams
4:00 Genders
5:00 Rituals of Mine
7:00 SOL


Eleven Magazine + Party Boyz Present: Fort de Party

Friday, March 24th @ Neurolux
12:00-1:00 Music Industry Meetup//Rituals of Mine (DJ set)
1:20-1:50 Holiday Friends
2:10-2:40 Thunderpussy
3:00-3:30 BlackWater(HolyLight)
3:50-4:20 The Dig



Saturday, March 25th @ Neurolux
12:00 Billy Changer
1:00 minihorse
2:00 Thick Business
3:00 Karl Blau (solo)
4:00 Y La Bamba



Saturday, March 25th @ Boise Rock School

SISTERS will play at 2:00 pm!


Freakout Records Presents: 2nd Chance Treefort Showcase

Saturday, March 25th @ Woodland Empire
3:00 Triptides
4:00 Tele Novella
5:00 Frankie & The Witch Fingers
6:00 Moon Darling
7:00 Ecstatic Vision



WavePOP Party

Sunday, March 26th @ Neurolux
3:30-4:10 CRY
4:30-5:10 Glacier Veins
5:30-6:10 Brett Netson
6:30-7:10 HiHazel
7:30-8:10 Matt Hollywood and The Bad Feelings
8:30-9:10 The Raven and The Writing Desk
9:30-10:10 Ecstatic Vision
10:30-11:10 Creepoid
11:30-12:30 Dead Meadow
12:30-2:00 Chanti Darling (DJ set)

If most of these events are things you can do without a 5-day Treefort pass, imagine what you can do with one! Passes are available online or at The Record Exchange.