Counseling for the Community.

At the core of our non-profit mission is to reduce suicide in our community. We offer free counseling and other mental health services.

Boise Hive Counseling Services

Our Mission

We aim to empower musicians and artists of all ages through access to support and resources for mental and emotional well-being.

Boise Hive Mission

Upcoming Events

Live FREE shows every Saturday. Check out our full event and program calendar.

Boise Hive Live Music

Affordable Rehearsal Space

Book one of our four studios for as little as $6/Hour. Check out our Multi-Media Room and Recording Studio!


About The Hive


Our Mission: To prevent suicide in the music community.

We provide a safe, all-ages, sober space for fostering a supportive, creative musician’s community in Idaho. We empower musicians and other artists through access to mental health and wellness services, programs and events, and other resources to thrive.

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Mental Health & Wellness

The core of our mission is to improve mental health and wellness in our community. We offer free or affordable counseling, support groups, and more.

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Programs & Events

Following our mission, The Hive offers various programs to promote a creative, educational, safe, and healthy environment for musicians.

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Studio & Equipment Rental

The Boise Hive has affordable rehearsal space, a recording studio, a full multi-media room, and many instruments and equipment available for rent.

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Live at The Hive

Every Saturday at Boise Hive, we open up our community room for the all-ages Live at the Hive! featuring all genres of music performance - often sharing the bill together.
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Veterans Sessions

We have two programs for our armed services veterans to play music together in a safe, sober space. Learn more about GI Jam and Vets Jam It Out sessions.
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Survivors of Suicide

This new group focuses on helping those who have lost a loved one to suicide find support, closure, and peace. Join us at 6:15 every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.
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Audio Recording Class

Class registration now open! Follow the path of a production engineer from beginning to end in a professional recording studio environment.
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Audio Mixing Class

Discover editing to create a seamless sound that can be mastered professionally. Sign up Now!
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Open Mic Night

Join us the last Wednesday of each month for our Open Mic Night. Sign ups start at 6:30, with performances beginning at 7:30. All ages and all acts are welcome!
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RAP Summer Camp

Youth Summer Camp with focus on Rap and Hip Hop. Open for ages 13-22. July 22 - August 3.
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Book Space Now

Use our convenient and flexible booking platform (Skedda) to book your practice space now!

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Safe, Sober, and Supportive Spaces

We pride ourselves on maintaining a drug and alcohol-free environment that welcomes all ages, making it an ideal haven for young musicians, including teenagers and young adults, to explore and grow their talents. Boise Hive is more than just a place for music rehearsal; it's a community hub where education, wellness, and creativity merge to foster a healthy lifestyle.

Through music, we champion the development of essential life skills such as collaboration, communication, and leadership. Our affordable rehearsal studios ensure that music remains accessible, encouraging continuous engagement with the arts as a positive force in life.

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Empowering Idaho's Youth Through Music

At Boise Hive, our core mission is to safeguard mental health within the music community, focusing on suicide prevention. We're dedicated to offering a suite of vital services, including complimentary counseling, educational opportunities, and mental health resources, all tailored to support musicians at every stage of their journey.

Our vision is clear: to cultivate a nurturing, creative community that empowers young musicians and artists in Idaho. By providing access to mental health services, wellness programs, and collaborative events, we aim to inspire our members to thrive, both personally and artistically.

Upcoming Events

While we get our new event calendar up and running.. check out our Google Calendar and our Facebook page!


Thanks to the support of our community, the Boise Hive has successfully made a tangible impact over the past year, aligning with our mission and vision.

counseling sessions
meals provided
volunteer hours
live shows
rehearsals booked
programs offered

Support The Hive



Introducing our exciting new Sponsorship Program! Are you eager to showcase your name or brand to Boise's vibrant creative community while making a positive impact? Click below to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.


Donate Now

Support our mission to ensure our doors remain open, counseling services are available, and meals are provided. Join us in making a meaningful impact by donating one-time or setting up a recurring donation today.



The majority of the operations at The Boise Hive are carried out by volunteers, making up 98% of our workforce! If you're eager to acquire new skills and make a positive impact in your community, we invite you to become a part of our team.

The Hive saved me from myself. It gave me a sense of purpose and belonging.
Lily Shirley, Board of Directors Secretary

Contact Us


We're here for you.

We're here to assist you. Let us know your areas of interest, what kind of help you need, or any questions you have, and we'll respond promptly!

If you or someone you know is facing a mental health emergency, please dial 911 and request the Behavioral Health Response Team (BHRT). Alternatively, you can call or text 988 to reach the National Suicide or Crisis Lifeline and speak with a trained professional.