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Hannibal Buress to play Boise on his way up the comedy ladder

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Liquid Laughs in Boise just nailed down a hot comedian for May 9 and 10: Hannibal Buress. Buress, 31, was just featured on Comedy Central two weeks ago with his own hour-long special, “Hannibal Buress Live from Chicago.” Briefly a

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Win free tickets to the Franz Ferdinand concert at the Knitting Factory

Scottish quartet Franz Ferdinand will make its Boise debut at the Knitting Factory on April 23. I have a pair of tickets to give away. Here’s how to win ‘em: Between now and 5 p.m. April 18, correctly answer this

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Concert notes: Night Ranger added to Boston date; Xavier Rudd, Black Flag coming

As I wrote a week or two ago, classic-rock act Boston is headed to the Idaho Center Amphitheater on Sept. 3. What we didn’t know until now is that Night Ranger will open. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m.

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‘The Other Studio’ recap: April 13, 2014

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Here’s the playlist from tonight’s “The Other Studio,” hosted by Tim Johnstone and me. The show airs from 9 to 10 p.m. Sundays on 94.9 The River. Nickel Creek, “Destination” Doobie Brothers, “Long Train Running” Youth Lagoon, “Worms” Green Day,

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Five Things You Should Do This Weekend in Boise

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When you aren’t dragging your toddler into the sea of flesh to chase easter eggs at Zoo Boise … 1. BUST A GUT Olympia, Wash.-based comic Gabriel Rutledge is funny. Watch the video. He’s a past winner of the Seattle

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Ticket alert: Coming Boise concerts, events that go on sale Friday

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Stephen Stills: 8 p.m. May 13, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $31. TicketWeb. On sale at 10 a.m. April 11 Theresa Caputo: Psychic medium and star of the TLC show, “Long Island Medium.” 7:30 p.m. June 10, Morrison

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Win free tickets to the Joan Baez concert at the Egyptian Theatre in Boise

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Folk singer Joan Baez packed the Egyptian Theatre when she last played in Boise. She’s coming back on Tuesday, July 8 — and I have a pair of tickets to give away. Here’s how to win: Between now and 5

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Doobie Brothers, Thompson Square highlight Western Idaho Fair grandstand lineup

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It’s not just the 75-degree weather. Summer really is near. Why else would the Western Idaho Fair reveal its grandstand music lineup? Over the years, the fair experimented before settling on the current ticketing model: free. Free is advantageous for

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CONTEST OVER: Win free tickets to Stephen Stills’ concert at the Knitting Factory in Boise

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Singer Stephen Stills will bring his classic folk songs to the Knitting Factory on May 13. I have a pair of tickets to give away to the concert. Here’s how to win: Between now and noon Thursday, correctly answer this

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Lyle Lovett’s Boise weekend: riding vintage motorcycles, singing at Pizzalchik and Red Lion

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Singer Lyle Lovett is no stranger to the Treasure Valley. He’s performed here several times. But his trip to Boise was less formal this past weekend. Lovett was in town for the Racer X Vintage Inter-Am at Owyhee Motorcycle Club’s

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