Save the Date 2016

Save the date for this years festival September 2nd - 4th over Labor Day Weekend. Please check back soon.  We are retooling the website and will be adding this years line up and tickets.

Tickets for 2015 Hermit Music Festival!

2015 Tickets!!

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Ticket Prices

  • Saturday and Sunday: $50 ($40 for students and seniors)
  • Saturday only: $30 ($25 for students and seniors)
  • Sunday only: $30 ($25 for students and seniors)

Labor Day Weekend

Weekend $50/($45 student/senior).
Individual day passes $30/($25 student/senior)

September 4th, 5th and 6th, 2015

Friday, September 4th ::
3-5pm :: Workshops at the Boise Hive 3907 Custer Drive, Boise ID (price included in pass) (non pass holders $10/session)
7-10pm :: Square Dance at the Mardi Gras 615 S 9th St, Boise ID (tickets sold separate at the door $7)(not included in pass)

Saturday, September 5th ::
11-9pm ::Concerts, workshops, and vending at Indian Creek Winery 1000 N McDermott Rd, Kuna Idaho
Sunday, September 6th ::
11-9pm :: Concerts, workshops and vending at Indian Creek Winery 1000 N McDermott Rd, Kuna Idaho
Concerts, workshops and local vendors. noon to 9pm

Seniors are considered 60 years and up and are eligible for the discount as shown above
Kids 14 and under are free

Ticket prices include entry to the Friday afternoon workshops from 3-5pm located in Boise at the Boise Hive, 3907 Custer Dr.  These are hands on workshops… so check out the workshops page and come on down.

They don’t include the Friday night Square Dance, or any drink or food at the event locations.  There will be plenty to purchase and will give you another opportunity to support some other amazing vendors!

Tickets can be purchased at the following locations:

Please note:

  • Tickets are non-refundable.
  • Tickets are transferable.
  • The Hermit Music Festival is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets.
  • We reserve the right to excuse you from the property if you aren’t being cool.
  • You are responsible for your own actions, Please Drink Responsibly.  We’ll be happy to call you a cab.

2015 Hermit Music Festival Lineup!

HermitMF_artistsHowdy friends.  Here is this years lineup.  Go to the upper left hand corner, look for the 3 bars and click on that for more information.  Stay tuned for workshop information too..  YEAH!

2015 Lineup!!

Friday, September 4th
Workshops – Boise Hive  3907 Custer Dr, Boise, ID 83705
3:00-5:00 Local and visiting instructors (45 minute hands on workshops)
Workshops  ::  2 periods of 45 minute sessions
Gabrielle Macrae :: old time fiddle
Jonah Shue :: swing guitar
Barry Southern :: bluegrass banjo
Jenny Lara :: stand up bass
Lucas Hicks :: square dance calling
Jonah Shue :: old time guitar, backup
Pat Harren :: harmonica
Ali Ward :: washboard
Workshops are hands on.  Bring your instruments.  All workshops are included in weekend passes.  Sold separately for $10 per session per person.
Square Dance – Mardi Gras 615 S 9th St, Boise, ID 83702 ($7 for tickets sold separate at the door)
7:00-10:00 The Horsenecks (Portland, OR) calling from Lucas Hicks! (Bellingham, WA)
Juniper after hours

10pm-late Hi-O Revelers (Seattle, WA)

Saturday, September 5th
Indian Creek Winery
Main Stage
12:00-12:40 Spike Coggins (Boise, ID)
12:55-1:35  Belinda Bowler (Boise, ID)
1:50-2:30    Hillfolk Noir (Boise, ID)
2:45-3:25    Deviant Kin (Boise, ID)
3:40-4:20    The Horsenecks (Portland, OR)
4:35-5:15    Lonesome Shack (Seattle, WA)
5:30-6:15    Caitlin Canty (Nashville, TN)
6:30-7:30    Deakin Hicks (Bellingham, WA)
7:45 – 9pm  Crow Quill Night Owls (Port Townsend, WA)
Saturday, September 5th
Indian Creek Winery
Stump Stage
12:40-1:00 Johanna Harness (Nampa, ID)
1:35-1:50   Johanna Harness
2:30-2:45   The Shadies (Bellingham, WA)
3:25-3:40   The Shadies
4:20-4:35   Richard & Tova Tillinghast (White Salmon, WA)
5:15-5:30   Richard & Tova Tillinghast
6:15-6:30  Curtis Sutton (Boise, ID)
7:30-7:45  Curtis Sutton
Saturday, September 5th
Juniper after hours
10pm-late  Deakin Hicks (Bellingham, WA)
Sunday, September 6th
Indian Creek Winery
Main stage
12:00-12:40   Furthurmore Old Time String Band (Boise, ID)
12:55-1:35     Giant Leprechauns (Boise, ID)
1:50-2:30       Dry Buck (Boise, ID)
2:45-3:25      Barb’s Corn Dodgers (Seattle & Bellingham, WA)
3:40-4:20       Gregory Rawlins (La Grande, OR)
4:35-5:15       Random Canyon Growlers (Boise, ID)
5:30-6:15       J.P. Whipple and Tycoon Machette (Salt Lake, Utah)
6:30-7:30       AKA Belle (Boise, ID)
7:45-9:00       Gallus Brothers (Seattle & Bellingham, WA)
Sunday, September 6th
Indian Creek Winery
Stump Stage
12:40-1:00  The Pesky Grapeseeds (Hailey, ID)
1:35-1:50    The Pesky Grapeseeds
2:30-2:45    Bart Budwig (Enterprise, OR)
3:25-3:40    Bart Budwig
4:20-4:35    Idyltime (Boise, ID)
5:15-5:30    Idyltime
6:15-6:30    New Transit (Boise, ID)
7:30-7:45    New Transit

Modern Art!

The Modern Hotel and Bar - Sponsor of the Hermit Music FestivalHi Friends!
This coming Thursday, May 1st, The Modern Hotel and Bar will be hosting their annual event, Modern Art


This event is where artists take over the rooms to display and sell their art.  It is a huge event, involving thousands of people… It will start at 5 and ends at 10pm.  Boise Old Time has a room, #221 for HERMIT MUSIC FESTIVAL!

It’s our save the date party… Labor Day Weekend.

If you are out and about, come say hello!  We will be paying music in our room and calling sporadic square dances.  We’d love to have you.  Plus, there will be a raffle for some tickets to the festival this year!!

Hope your all having a nice Spring.


treefortTreefort is an amazing music festival happening March 20th through the 23rd 2014 in downtown Boise. It features a diverse genre and venue spread. Hermit Music Festival was invited to have  a showcase stage with a great lineup of local and regional talent at Pengilly’s Saloon on Sunday March 23rd. Go get tickets to celebrate music of all varieties.

Here is the lineup:

Sunday, March 23