Treefort Music Festival: Chapter 7, Part I


Pillows, blankets, your mom’s dining room chairs, and couch cushions made for pretty awesome forts. But nothing compares to the growing legacy in the City of Trees.

Alefort, Comedyfort, Filmfort, Foodfort, Hackfort, Kidfort, Skatefort, Storyfort, Yogafort. That’s a whole lot of fort commonly referred to as, collectively, Treefort. Of course the Treefort Music Festival held at the end of March in beautiful, welcoming Boise, Idaho has quite a bit of music to boot.

We’ve kept a close eye on the Treefort over the years and it is looking like Treefort 2018 has raised the bar with artists in all the right ways and adding a refreshing mix of new and familiar names to the festival, region, and local/independent music fans everywhere.

Here are the first 94 bands, including legends in music mixed amongst independent and ambitious artisans of the craft.

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic Andrew W.K. Zola Jesus
Oddisee & Good Compny Lido Pimienta Built To Spill
Galactic Connan Mockasin Twin Peaks
Cindy Wilson (of The B-52’s) Hanni El Khatib Antibalas
U.S. Girls Treepeople Thunderpussy
The Districts Horse Feathers Mirah
Titus Andronicus Lola Marsh The Suffers
Kelly Lee Owens Wild Ones Kweku Collins
The Seshen Michael Rault Pujol
De Lux Nnamdi Ogbannaya Dark Rooms
KOLARS Field Medic Earth Girl Helen Brown
The Dip Quinn DeVeaux Vundabar
Mobley The Muckers Kinski
Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Michna Escondido
Dear Nora Nick Delffs Wimps
The Still Tide Afrosonics Ned Evett & Triple Double
Thee Commons Dark Swallows Motherhood
Federale Dirt Fishermen Fruit & Flowers
Sun Blood Stories Skating Polly Kitty Crimes
SISTERS Ratboys Rosie Tucker
Secret Drum Band Timmy The Teeth Current Joys
Orquestra Pacifico Tropical Dante Elephante Porlolo
XDS Overlake Alien Boy
Oso Negro Bell’s Roar Pregnant
CJ Boyd The Raven & The Writing Desk Wildermiss
Tispur Robin Bacior Sun Valley Gun Club
Super Sparkle Up is the Down is the Soul Refuge
Surfs Drugs Tag Along Friend Eldren
The Hoot Hoots Serpentfoot Groggy Bikini
Crona Clone The Kinky Fingers King and Queen of the Losers
Skinny The Kid Ancient Elk Melacrusin
The Vang Basics

Treefort Music Festival will take place March 21 – 25, 2018 in Downtown Boise, Idaho. Be There!

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