Local events

Wallace Blues Festival

July 11-13. Various blues artists and bands around town, inside and outside, playing afternoon and evenings, for all ages. Features 19 acts beginning Friday night at 7 p.m. with Sammy Eubanks, Laffin’ Bones, Bakin’ Phat on two different stages; music all day Saturday from 11 a.m. and going on three stages until midnight with headliners The Chris O’Leary Band, David Raitt & The Baja Boogie Band, Billy D & The Hoodoos, Robin Barrett & Coyote Kings, Dirty Rice; and regional favorites like Sammy Eubanks, The Fat Tones, Sara Brown Band, Charlie Butts & The Filter Tips, Anita Royce & The High Rollers, VooDoo Church, Doghouse Boyz, Brother Music, Jesse Weston and Roberson, BZ Trio. The festival continues Sunday from 8-11 a.m. at the Elks Lodge with the Blues Brunch with The Sara Brown Band. Pancake breakfast on Sunday for $10 at the Elks Lodge. Hotel and camping info available at http://www.wallacebluesfestival.com/

Tickets can be purchased thru all TicketsWest outlets, but also thru 4000 Holes, Daley’s Cheap Shots & The Bronco Inn in Spokane; The Long Ear in Coeur d’Alene; and Harvest Foods, The Wallace Inn & The 1313 Club in Wallace .