Despite the name, Treefort Music Fest has so much more than just music! With 13 forts of the fest, there’s so much to discover.
Stretch your body and mind at Yogafort. Take the littles to Kidfort. Stay hydrated at Alefort. Learn and connect at Hackfort. Immerse yourself in Filmfort. Tune in to Podfort. And so. much. MORE.
Here’s a little taste at what the forts have in store for you at Treefort Music Fest 2024!
Alefort 2024 features an incredible array of beers from 50+ local, regional, and international breweries! Alefort’s flavorful menu will excite festival-goers and craft beer enthusiasts alike. You can also look forward to an exciting assortment of wine and ciders from Idaho and beyond. NEW this year, Alefort has a decked out, dedicated NA bar! In the Alefort Lounge, you’ll find festival faves like Drag Brunch, Comedy Brunch, and much more! No Buzz Pass this year — instead, get yourself a Lookout Lounge pass 😉
Celebrate the arts with Artfort at Treefort Music Fest! From visuals to performances to ultra-immersive experiences, there’s something to see at different locations all around the fest including a live mural experience at Julia Davis Park! Get ready to see larger-than-life art installations from balloon artist Inflatabill, Boise artist Precious, and local art collective Second Brain, witness live murals by Sector Seventeen, Jay Rasgorshek, and Drunk Mother Dancing (Carol Butler), and step into the vibrant world of local Latinx artists with Tropico FM’s Resonancia, a showcase featuring 12 artists working in different mediums. Explore Artfort 2024 here!
Headlining Comedyfort 2024 is the one and only Marc Maron! Comedyfort will also welcome dozens of comedians and funny folks from around the country including comedians Brittany Carney, Derek Sheen, Ian Karmel, queer comedy duo Girl God, Scott Losse, Lisa Wallen, Adam Pasi, Monisa Brown, Rachel Fogletto, and more to Treefort 2024! Comedyfort is open to the public with the exception of the Marc Maron event. Check out the full lineup here!
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Treefort’s S Tier fort will return for 2024 with wildly fantastic drag performance, pop-up dance parties, and two live podcasts! We’re thrilled to welcome Emmy-award winning queen Delta Work for a live episode and a performance, Big Dipper and Meatball from Sloppy Seconds Podcast for multiple events, former contestants on HBO Max’s hit show Legendary Season 3, The Kiki House of Ada, and performances from 20+ queens and kings from Idaho! In addition to two nights of performances, the iconic pop-up Pink Runway Party is back and Drag Brunch returns to Alefort Lounge. Explore Dragfort 2024 here.
Filmfort brings the very best in contemporary, independent cinema to Boise! At Filmfort 2024, you can expect to see a number of shorts and feature-length films, including: Can’t Seem to Make You Mine, a man who was just released from prison tries to maintain his relationships; Sucker, a short film that follows two Chinese-American brothers navigating through their day in their hometown of Flushing, Queens; and a coming-of-age drama shot and edited in Boise, Stockton to Table Rock, weeks before graduation, a high school senior confronts her abusive mother and wrestles with whether forgiveness is possible. Dive into the Filmfort lineup and check out the schedule for film blocks and director Q&A’s happening during the fest.
Filmfort badges are available for $30 here.
Tickle your taste buds and share a meal with your (taste) buds at Foodfort! This year Foodfort is hosting Chef Salvador Alamilla from local restaurant Amano for a very special five-course dinner paired with mezcal tastings. Street Eats returns to Zoo Boise, plus we’ll have cool demos and panel talks with local chefs. Take a bite outta Foodfort 2024 here.
Hackfort 2024 is all about connections. We are thrilled to announce cultural writer and researcher Matt Klein as the Hackfort 2024 headliner. Also speaking at Hackfort is Cybersecurity researcher Peter Bordow, indie game developer Kevin Cole, cyber operations entrepreneur and Hackfort Tech Challenge winner Kacey Wheeler, Kika MacFarlane and Tala Schlossberg of Two Toes Creative, an Idaho based creative studio specializing in animation and creative services that works with mission-driven brands to tell stories and build worlds. Plus be sure to check out all of the interactive events at Hackfort 2024, including a community collaborative e-waste art installation called ARRRTT Project, the first ever Hackfort Game Jam, a crossover with Kidfort called Tech Time Capsule Hour and more!
Hackfort Badges ($30) are on sale now!
Kidfort is thrilled to welcome back Mo Phillips and the Spaghetti Pants Dance Band for a super fun live performance, Fluff Hardware for a make-your-own metal stamped keychain workshop, and Campfire Music Collective (formerly Boise Music Lessons) to have lots of fun with folk instruments, plus many more! Kids big and small are invited to dance along to Triple Rainbow, get groovy at the 1970’s Disco: Dance with TRICA, and giggle together at UGLY BABY: Comedy Reels by Kids. See the full lineup here. All events are free & open to kids of all ages!
Music Talks at Treefort Music Fest brings the industry’s brightest minds together to discuss the future of music and help artists build thriving careers. Check out La PALABRA de la CHICHADELIA, a conversation with Treefort bands Los Chapillacs & Moldes about Peruvian Chicha and psychedelia; Amplify Your Voice: Mastering Advocacy for Yourself, Your Art, and the Causes You Care About, presented by The Recording Academy NW Chapter, this wide-ranging conversation is all about knowing your worth, articulating your value, and using your voice to show up for yourself and for your community; Sonic Connections, a unique opportunity to chat one-on-one with a select crew of music industry professionals; and much more! Music Talks are free and open to the public!
For 2024, Storyfort at Treefort Music Fest is bringing in new names and familiar faces in the literary world for deep discussions, cozy readings, and interesting panels. All attending artists have new works out in 2024, including Kimberly King Parsons, Allie Rowbottom, Megan Nolan, Bud Smith, Brian Allen Carr, Ben Fama, Halle Hill, and more! We are also excited to bring Forever Magazine, a print project that began as a reading series, and Car Crash Collective, a late night reading series in LA, together for a two-night reading event during the festival: This Is The Place, Volume II. This year also marks the second annual Eco Jam, where local nonprofits share their missions and have fun while doing it. All Storyfort events are free and open to the public!
Podfort is very excited to bring some amazing headliners to Podfort 2024! Be sure to catch Podcasts Beautiful/Anonymous and All Fantasy Everything, both with special shows at The Egyptian Theatre. We are also creating rad crossover events with Comedyfort, bringing The Girl God Experience to Podfort, with Dragfort, bringing Very Delta and Sloppy Seconds podcasts in for live episodes at The Balcony, and with Foodfort, bringing Copper + Heat podcast to discuss what’s new with the food scene in Boise. In addition, Podfort is thrilled to bring two XRAY.FM shows, Wildflowers & Weeds and Hello Cruel World, the United Stateless podcast documenting stories of “returnees” – people who immigrated to the US and have since returned to their home country, the Old Idaho Penitentiary podcast Behind Gray Walls, Boise’s Women’s & Children’s Alliance podcast, The Prevention Perspective, and many more!
Tune in to the full lineup here.
Find your center and rejuvenate your festival at Yogafort! This year, Yogafort is back in full force with three days of music, meditation, yoga, Kirtan, breathwork, and dance, happening at three venues in downtown Boise. Headlining the fest is recording artist, award-winning author, and yoga teacher, MC Yogi!
We’re also so excited to bring the amazing live mural experience 10,000 Buddhas by Amanda Giacomini to Yogafort 2024. Check out the full lineup here! Access to all Yogafort events is included with a 5-day or 1-day Festival Pass or a Yogafort Pass. Yogafort Passes are only $75 and allow priority access to all events, plus access to all Treefort shows by Yogafort musicians!