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For Immediate Release
May 16, 2019

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Alive After Five
Boise's Favorite FREE Summer Concert Series
Announces June Music Lineup!
May 16, 2019

Alive After Five , Downtown Boise’s free summer concert series has a fantastic lineup of local and nationally touring artists to start the new season.
2019 is the 33 rd season of Alive After Five, still in its original home on The Grove Plaza in the heart of beautiful downtown Boise.
You won’t want to miss these artists!
 
Opening Day – Wednesday, June 5
The Band of Heathens
Reed Foehl opens supporting The Band of Heathens
Be prepared for an Americana music jam session straight from Austin, Texas.
The Band of Heathens is touring to promote their latest album A Message from the People Revisited – A Tribute to Ray Charles .
Reed Foehl , a Grammy nominated songwriter, just released his fifth solo album Lucky Enough with help from The Band of Heathens, including the debut track “American Miles”.
 
Wednesday, June 12
Matt Hopper & The Roman Candles
Audio Moonshine opens
Originally from Anchorage, Alaska, the music of Matt Hopper & The Roman Candles is described as loud, upbeat and catchy! Their music is rooted in classic rock tradition infused with modern rock experimentation. Now based in Portland, Oregon, expect an energetic show from Matt Hopper & The Roman Candles.
Audio Moonshine is a Boise-bred rock and roll band, fueled by their northwest roots and distilled with a hint of classic-country attitude. AM’s key ingredients are witty and insightful lyrics, melodic guitars, and a dynamic rhythm section.
 
Wednesday, June 19
Jonathan Warren & The Billy Goats
Connor Jay Liess opens
It's a mid-week Idaho music showcase at Alive After Five this week! This homegrown Boise band is grabbing attention and collecting fans thanks to their heart pounding rhythms and foot-tapping sound. Jonathan Warren & The Billy Goats are on the music festival tour with their fifth album on sale now. We’re happy to feature this local Boise-born sound at Alive After Five.
Connor Jay Liess is another great local talent the Alive After Five audience will love to meet. It’s said Connor Jay plays 19th-century-inspired Idaho mountain music on his old beat up guitar he calls 'Pickaxe' while keeping time with the toe of his boot.
 
Wednesday, June 26
Hamish Anderson  
Lee Penn Sky & The Oliphants opens
         Produced in partnership with 94.9 The River , Alive After Five is proud to present Hamish Anderson . Hamish Anderson, with opener Lee Penn Sky and The Oliphants, is bound to bring a performance that will be talked about the rest of the season. Hamish was named one of Total Guitar’s Top 10 Best New Guitarists in 2018, just two years after Yahoo! Music honored him as one of the years “Top Ten Best New Artists”. Hamish brings his Australian roots to his new album of rollicking rock, Out of My Head , just released in May, 2019.
Lee Penn Sky is known as a powerful Idaho songwriter. Lee and his band, The Oliphants, play an Acoustic Americana Jam; Acoustic music generating enough juice to electrify your boogie!
 
The July and August music lineup for Alive After Five will be released soon!

View season promotional video HERE .
 
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About Alive After Five :
2019 marks the 33rd year of Alive After Five, a celebration of summer, of community, and of great live music in the heart of Downtown Boise every Wednesday afternoon June through August, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Music fans are invited to come downtown early to shop and stay late to dine and enjoy downtown’s always vibrant nightlife.
Beginning with The Band of Heathens, 2019 is going to be another exciting season for Alive After Five! Look for the full season lineup coming soon.
 
Alive After Five is Supported By the following local businesses who know the value of building community in the heart of our great city. Many thanks to these businesses who make this free summer concert series possible:
94.9 The River
KTVB
Boise Weekly
CP Audio
Riverside Hotel
Idaho Business Review
BANANA ink
Liquid Laughs Comedy Lounge
Members & Merchants of the Downtown Boise Association
           
Plus a number of community vendor, food, beverage, and weekly sponsor-partners.
Alive After Five is produced by the Downtown Boise Association .
 
Alive After Five Tips for Charity:
Announced April 25th, the Tips for Charity program offers nonprofits the opportunity to provide volunteer assistance with beverage service at Alive After Five. In return, all tips generously contributed by music fans from their beverage purchases go to support the nonprofit.

For the 2019 Alive After Five season, volunteers will be provided by these partner nonprofits:
  • June: Catch - Charitable Assistance to the Community’s Homeless
  • ­­­­­July: Fundsy, on behalf of The Peregrine Fund
  • August: Boise Fire Local 149 Burnout Fund

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