In conjunction with eating well, exercising and getting plenty of rest, an evening of music and culture can do a body good. Below are a few suggestions for supplementing your intake of entertainment this week.
If your nostalgia node needs a tuneup, Boise Classic Movies presents the 1985 classic coming-of-age film The Goonies on Thursday, July 14, at The Egyptian Theatre. Watch again as Mikey, Mouth, Chunk, Data and the rest of the gang search for hidden pirate treasure but discover—as they thwart traps and overcome obstacles in their quest for One Eyed Willy's gold—something even more valuable. 7 p.m., $9 adv., $11 door, boiseclassicmovies.com
Fish is good for you, so be all about that bass on Thursday, July 14, at the Ford Idaho Center, when Meghan Trainor kicks-off her ambitious Untouchable Tour, with special guests Hailee Steinfeld ("Love Myself") and Common Kings ("Alcoholic"). Trainor may be singing "No," but this show is a definite yes. 7 p.m., $30-$50, bo.knittingfactory.com
Release your inner demons with local rockers Demoni on Friday, July 15, who celebrate the release of their fourth LP—and their first show in nearly two years. Joining them are Whiskey Sasquatch, Ponzi Skeem and Space Car. 8 p.m., $TBA, shredderboise.com
Get a big dose of feels on Saturday, July 16, when New Hampshire-based Perspective, A Lovely Hand to Hold brings its addictive emotion-laden tunes to Neurolux on the Boise stop of its first full U.S. tour. Joining PALHTH are talented local bands Feel Better—releasing its self-titled full-length (Really Rad Records, July 2016)—and Ghost Tours. 7 p.m., $7 adv., $10 door, ticketweb.com
Happier people are healthier, and you can add some Vitamin H—happy—to your regimen with the New Breed Brass Band on Tuesday, July 19 at Reef. As described on its Facebook page (facebook.com/newbreedbrassband), this nine-member group from New Orleans "infuses funk, rock, jazz and hip-hop into a custom-made enhancement of second-line brass band tradition." Armed with brilliant vocals, horns, woodwinds and percussion, NBBB bridges its influences with some of the coolest contemporary sound out there. 9 p.m., $7 adv., $10 door, reefboise.com