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Treefort 2023 Profile: Rogê

Posted in Interviews with tags , on 03/22/2023 by korzeck

Don’t know how to start off your Treefort Music Fest 2023 experience? Not totally sold on Dinosaur Jr.’s old-school indie-rock, Covet’s “emotional nerd rock” or Old 97’s classic alt-country? You can always “go Rogê” tonight (and tomorrow) with some funky samba from Rio de Janeiro.

We had the good fortune of touching base with Rogê, the crown heir of the Brazilian Popular Music movement shortly before he arrived in Boise. Rogê just finished opening for collaborator Jack Johnson on some dates in Brazil and is also coming off seven shows at South by Southwest.

Rogê is the 22nd artist to participate in the Bad Penny’s ongoing series profiling international artists coming to Boise to play the state’s best and brightest music festival, Treefort.

Rogê will have the spotlight pretty much all to himself tonight, as the festival gets underway with its first evening. That show will build momentum for Rogê’s second concert, tomorrow at Bandshell at 7:40 p.m. Here’s what he is most looking forward to with both shows.

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