Music on the Mountain – Danger Beard | Sunsmith |McKenna Esteb

Summer 2022 Band Playing Music On The Mountain Back Stage View Event Banner Photo By Luke Tokunaga

June 24, 2023 @ 2:00 PM 6:00 PM

Join us for an incredible summer of music, outdoor adventures, and family-friendly fun at Bogus Basin in beautiful Idaho. Our FREE concert series is just one of many exciting events happening in Southwestern Idaho this summer.

Plan a whole day where you experience the breathtaking outdoors, scenic hiking trails, and thrilling mountain biking. Explore one of our guided tours showcasing Bogus Basin’s natural environment, and after a morning of fun activities, settle in for our Music on the Mountain concert series, where melodies blend with the stunning backdrop of your non-profit recreation area. Don’t forget your lawn chairs or blanket; we encourage you to sit on the lawn and kick back while soaking in the sunshine!

Music on the Mountain is presented every other Saturday from June 24th through September 2nd. Our concert series is part of Idaho’s vibrant summer lifestyle – Experience the magic of live music in the great outdoors with FREE admission thanks to you, our community of supporters!

Create unforgettable memories at Bogus Basin and discover why Idaho’s summer activities, outdoor attractions, and family-friendly events are cherished by all.

Your participation supports our non-profit mission of engaging the Treasure Valley in affordable and accessible year-round mountain recreation, education, and fun!

View The Day's Lineup

Danger Beard – 4:30 pm

Danger Beard Cover Image With 3 Band Members Jamming In A Basement And The Words Danger Beard Overlayed

A 7-piece powerhouse funk rock band featuring guitar, drums, bass, organ/keys, percussion, trumpet, trombone, and 3 part vocal harmonies. Funk, rock, reggae, salsa; a variety of styles cleverly combined by a band that sounds like a witty 21st-century concept album come to life, à la Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon, Frank Zappa Joe’s Garage, Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick, and Marvin Gaye What’s Going On.

Sunsmith – 3:15 pm

Sunsmith Band Photo With 4 Band Members And Graphic Overlay Of Text Repeating The Words Sunsmith

Sunsmith has been widely recognized by local audiences as Boise’s premier reggae band. With a self-produced fusion of dub, reggae, hip-hop, ska, punk, jam-band, and freestyles, the band has showcased their versatility and musical prowess in opening for nationally touring acts such as One Drop, Tomorrows Bad Seeds, Kyle Smith, and Indubious. Since 2019, Sunsmith has been extensively active in the Boise area, having performed in nearly 200 shows. Their past performances have ranged from small intimate acoustic settings to a packed Knitting Factory, demonstrating their ability to connect with diverse audiences. This year, Sunsmith will mark their 4th appearance at Boise Hemp Fest as they open for Audic Empire, showcasing their continued commitment to providing high-quality live performances to their fans.

McKenna Esteb – 2 pm

McKenna Esteb Day Dreaming Out A Car Window

McKenna grew up in Snoqualmie, WA, where her love for music began, performing in talent shows at coffee shops and restaurants in greater Seattle. Throughout her career, she has called both Austin, TX, and Boise, ID (where she currently resides) home.

Her vocal style is heavily influenced by the likes of Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and Amy Winehouse. The roots of her music have soul and funk influences mixed into a nice cocktail of pop/modern rock. With songs ranging from “Cry in the bathtub w/ a pint of Ben & Jerry’s” to “10 lb’s of sass in a 5 lb bag” she is guaranteed to keep her music vulnerable, fun & keep you on your toes.