Treefort 2014

Again this year we are blessed with the Treefort Music Festival. Great bands migrate north from the warmth of Austin, Texas and will breeze into town to warm up our city March 20-24. If you didn’t go last year, I’ll offer some words of wisdom–or what I’m proclaiming to be wisdom. Go to Treefort, indulge […]

The Modern Hotel & the Tree Fort Music Festival Package

Treefort Music Festival

The Modern Hotel is offering three hotel nights and admission to  the Tree Fort Music Festival The Modern Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of Tree Fort Music Festival country in downtown Boise. It is a stumble away from three of the top Tree Fort music venues–across the street from the Linen Building, around […]

Modern Art 2011

THE MODERN HOTEL IS ONCE AGAIN INVITING ARTISTS TO CHECK IN FOR THE NIGHT BOISE, Idaho (May 5th, 2011) – The Modern Hotel is opening its doors for the 4th annual Modern Art event on Thursday, May 5th from 5-9pm. Over 80 artists have been invited to participate in Modern Art 2011, and for one […]

It's Back!

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.

VPS at the Modern

It’s Ladies Night/Dance Music Night with the Vinyl Preservation Society of Idaho! The Vinyl Preservation Society of Idaho will hold its May meeting from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at the Modern Hotel and Bar (1314 Grove St.) in downtown Boise’s Linen District. The meeting is free and open to the public (21 […]

Besides Daniel at the Modern Hotel June 17

Besides Daniel is an indie-folk band from Atlanta. Aiming to inspire beauty, truth, and creativity, Besides Daniel writes songs about love, faith, daydreams, and adventure. These songs may reflect the musical influences of Bob Dylan, Iron & Wine, Pedro the Lion, Sufjan Stevens and Conor Oberst. The members of Besides Daniel are singer-songwriter Danny Brewer […]

Nick Jaina at The Modern

Field near the Dalles, Oregon. Photo by Melani Brown (Image taken from– Last summer, Nick Jaina and his band (Portland) strolled through Idaho, playing the Modern Hotel and Bar multiple times. The band’s street style performance and seemingly upbeat yet somewhat sinister rhythms, fit right in here at the Modern. With an electric guitar, […]

TMP at The Modern Hotel

httpv:// “StartEnd, was filmed at the Modern Hotel in Boise, Id. It was first presented in the same room that it was shot in, making the audience a participant in the finished project.” says Trey McIntyre Project. Both the film and the dance group joined us for Modern Art 2008. We are looking forward to […]