Festival Review: Treefort 2015

Scenes from the fourth installment of Boise's biggest week.

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Music
For a fourth year festival, Treefort is pretty mature. Over a five-day stretch, some 400 bands play about a dozen venues throughout downtown Boise, from impromptu outdoor stages to small clubs and arcades. The lineup is strong, the organization is admirable and, perhaps most importantly, the city loves to play host. The result is a fishbowl scenario wherein bands and fans are constantly running ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 MARK STOCK

Idaho Bound

Can the Treefort Music Fest make Boise the next Portland?


Music Stories
When Brett Netson pulled into Old Town Portland for the first time back in the early ’90s, to play Satyricon with his psychedelic punk band, Caustic Resin, he felt like a kid in a candy store�   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Floater: Of Amp Disasters and Good People (Boise, ID)


Music
The Knitting Factory, Boise, ID, 10/2/09 The local rock station here (100.3 The X) is, as far as I can tell, a completely unique and singular station in commercial radio. They pick what they play! It's amazing. Like stepping back in time to the era when DJs could do that. Sure, they play a lot of the stuff you hear on standard stations, but they also spin bands you might not have ever heard, ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 Floater

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