Ticket alert: Coming Boise concerts going on sale Friday

Concert fans are staring at the busiest day of on-sales we’ve seen in months. Here are a whopping 11 Boise-area shows that go on sale at 10 a.m. April 4. Judging by the speed Hoodie Allen’s upcoming appearance sold out Wednesday — 8 minutes — it doesn’t pay to procrastinate:

  • Avatar: 8 p.m. May 30, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $14. TicketWeb.

  • The Bloody Beetroots: 8 p.m. May 30, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $19.50 first 100 tickets sold, $29.50 after. ­Ticketfly. $35 day of show.

  • The Fray: 7 p.m. June 4, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. $35. TicketWeb. Opening: Barcelona, Oh Honey.

  • Rockstar Mayhem Festival: Featuring Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Asking Alexandria, Trivium, Ice-T and Body Count and others. 1 p.m. July 9, Ford Amphitheater, 16200 N. Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $29.50 first 1,000 tickets sold, $35 second 1,000, $39.50 third 1,000, $49.50 after, $55 day of show. ICTickets.

  • Slightly Stoopid: 5:30 p.m. July 12, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. $35. TicketWeb. Opening: Stephen Marley.

  • Galactic: 8 p.m. Aug. 13, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $16 (early bird promotion), $22.50 general. TicketWeb. $23 day of show.

Michael Deeds is the Idaho Statesman’s entertainment columnist and Scene magazine editor. His column runs Fridays and Sundays. He appears on the 6 p.m. broadcast of "Today's 6 News" on Thursdays and hosts a music show, "The Other Studio," from 9-10 p.m. Sundays on 94.9 FM The River.

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