If you have not yet purchased a ticket for the Treefort Music Fest, you will not attend the ninth annual event.

The festival, which will take place September 22-26 in downtown Boise, abruptly ended ticket sales on Friday, September 17.

Organizers had warned it could sell out after limiting its capacity, but the announcement was unexpected.

“Treefort Music Fest is being conducted with compassion and caution,” organizers said in a statement, “… with advice from health and city officials.

“We are ready to host an event with security protocols in place to comply with local guidelines and applications.

“Our medical screening process is one of the most robust of all events in the state. We check for vaccines or negative tests and require that all participants, regardless of their immunization status, wear a mask. These requirements have proven to be effective and are supported by local health officials and city leaders.

“In addition, Treefort has made a commitment to limit attendance and has stopped selling tickets for Treefort 9.

“Treefort Music Fest is an event built with our community in mind, and that commitment has not wavered. Under good guidance, we are confident that these safety measures are necessary. Events that are ready and willing to take these steps Additional remains important to the overall well-being of our community and not only can happen, but should happen.

“We look forward to bringing together and enjoying Treefort in the safest way possible. We greatly appreciate your support, patience and kindness as we navigate this new way of experiencing live music together. “

This story was originally published September 17, 2021 10:18 am.

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Entertainment writer and opinion columnist Michael Deeds chronicles the good life in Boise: restaurants, concerts, culture, cool stuff. The acts materialized at the Idaho Statesman as an intern in 1991 before taking on roles such as sports writer, editor, and music critic. Over the years, his freelance work has ranged from writing album reviews for The Washington Post to advertising Boise in the airline magazine you left on the plane. Deeds holds a BA in Editorial Journalism from the University of Nebraska.

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