The Portland acts playing Treefort include Aan, And And And, Au, Blitzen Trapper, Brainstorm, Death Songs, EMA, Empty Space Orchestra (Bend), Loch Lomond, Mosley Wotta (Bend), Parson Red Heads, Run On Sentence, Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside, Talkdemonic, The Ascetic Junkies,The Shivas, Typhoon, Wild Ones and Yeah Great Fine.
Here's the poster, so you can spot some that I missed:
Tickets to the fest are $79, which is pretty cheap, though for $149 you can get guaranteed entry to everything and the VIP treatment.
Still, you ask, why would you fly to Boise to see bands you could see at home? Well, for one thing, "here in Boise, the capitol city, in the midst of a vibrant downtown scene of young professionals, mom-and-pop local businesses, bars and nightclubs, late night pizza joints, college town energy, and progressive minded city planning -- there's a music, dance, theater and arts scene with a fresh, vibrant outlook producing ever-growing excitement here in Boise as well as from eyes and ears outside of the Treasure Valley."