Among the live music at area venues over the coming week:
Big Al’s, 6361 W. Seltice Way, Post Falls: Thursday, DJ D-Ates Show (variety), 9 p.m.
Bigfoot Pub and Eatery, 9115 N. Division St.: tonight-Saturday, Bluefire Down (variety), 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market St.: tonight-Saturday, Charlie Butts (variety), 9 p.m.; Sunday, Cary Fly Evolution Jam (variety), 8 p.m.; Wednesday, Sammy Eubanks (variety) and Continuum (blues), 8 p.m.
Caterina Winery, 905 N. Washington St.: tonight, Cardboard Instrument Show featuring JS Butcher Band, Kimberly Wescott, Rajah Bose (pop/folk), 8 p.m., $5; Saturday, Mark Ward, Henry Nordstrom, Justin Lantrip (acoustic/folk), 8 p.m., $5; Thursday, Kevin Long, Acoustic Minds, Kori Henderson (folk/pop/acoustic), 8 p.m., $5.
China South Restaurant, 2915 E. 29th Ave.: tonight, Edward Orgill w/Dan Cox, Don Goodwin and Brian McCann (jazz), 8 p.m.
The Cretin Hop, 1317 N. Howard St.: tonight, Stupid in Stereo, Reason for Existence, Boneyard Butchers, The Chart Toppin Hits (variety), 7 p.m., $5; Saturday, Enemy Mine, Gnarwail, Top Soil (Backdoor Booking), 7 p.m., $7; Monday, Time for Change, Abandon, Bodyguard, Spokane DIY, (variety), 6 p.m., $5; Tuesday, Hello Shark, The Back Row Rings, Nick, Makeout Music, Gutter Pony, Spokane DIY (variety), 7 p.m., $5.
Fizzie Mulligan’s, 331 W. Hastings Road: Thursday, Exit-7 (original), 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho: Tuesday, Brian Gill and Katrina Mikiah, (folk/popular/jazz/original), 6-8 p.m., free.
Thumpers Bar and Grill, 718 E. Francis Ave.: tonight-Saturday, Mr. Happy (variety), 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free.
VFW #51, 300 W. Mission Ave.: Saturday, Old Spice (variety), 6-10 p.m.; Sunday, Ben and Sherry (variety), 4-7 p.m.
Zola, 22 W. Main Ave.: Saturday, After Party with Rough Congress (soul/rhythm and blues/funk/jazz), 9 p.m., free champagne and party favors with cover charge.