Archive for August, 2009


  • Finn Riggins Stops in at The Modern Hotel

    August 19th, 2009 by webAdmin

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    Finn Riggins, Photo by Sam Guerrero

    Boise’s Finn Riggins has been touring the U.S. relentlessly in support of its debut full length A SOLDIER, A SAINT, AN OCEAN EXPLORER released Nov. 13th 2007 on Portland-based indie record label Tender Loving Empire. In 2008 alone, Finn Riggins played over 200 shows in 35 different states, including appearances at esteemed festivals like the CMJ Music Marathon in New York City, and Music Fest Northwest in Portland, OR. They’ve made a name for themselves as road warriors brandishing a fresh take on NW indie rock and helping to further push Idaho on to the national independent music scene. Finn Riggins will be releasing a new full length album called VS WILDERNESS on Tender Loving Empire on Oct. 13th, 2009 with a full tour of the Western States this fall and the a full US Tour in the spring to follow.

    At this appearance at the Modern Hotel on August 22nd, they will be joined by recent Pueblo, CO transplants Sleepy Seeds with their psychedelic indie pop.

    www.myspace.com/finnriggins

    www.myspace.com/sleepyseedsmusic


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  • Read About us in The Idaho Statesman!

    August 17th, 2009 by webAdmin

    This just came out in the latest addition of the Idaho Statesman’s -Scene. Check it out!

    http://www.idahostatesman.com/dining/story/864886.html

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    Image taken from article “Bar Food? Not Exactly- Modern Hotel’s Lounge Elevates the Genre”, written by Guy Hand & Photographed by Darin Oswald. Aug. 14th, 2009


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  • Give Charlotte a Chance…

    August 15th, 2009 by webAdmin

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    Introducing the Strawberry Charlotte. Strawberries, Currents, Lady Fingers and Grand Marnier…Give our newest addition to the Modern menu a try. This dish will only be available in limited quantities.

    Stop by, have a cocktail, enjoy the music and give Charlotte a chance.


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  • It’s Back!

    August 10th, 2009 by webAdmin

    Recently, one of our record players was stolen. Boo.

    But, we can happily inform you that after these past agonizing months, the male gnome has been reunited with its vinyl counterpart.


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