Events of special interest are marked with a . For complete listings, see www.spokane7.com.
Browne’s Addition Summer Concerts - Chutzpah, klezmer folk, today, 6-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park in Browne’s Addition. Free. (509) 218-9398
Free Riverstone Park Concert Series - Kathy Colton and The Reluctants, folk, today, 6-7:30 p.m., 2632 Old Mill Loop, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 292-1629
Rock the Block Concert - Free performance by the Blue Ribbon Tea Company, hosted by the Friends of Pavillion Park. Today, 6 p.m., Half Moon Park, Meyers and Indiana, Liberty Lake.
Songs of Frank Sinatra - Organ recital by Kenneth Fuller on a 1930s Wurlitzer theater organ. Today, 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd. Free. (509) 467-8986
Washington Idaho Symphony - String quartets and quintets, featuring the famed Mozart Double Viola Quintet. Today, 7 p.m., Wawawai Canyon Winery Tasting Room, 5602 S.R. 270, Pullman. $10. (509) 338-4916
Too Slim and the Tail Draggers - Blues, today, 7 p.m., gondola starts at 5 p.m., Silver Mountain Resort, Kellogg. $19. (800) 204-6428.
Festival at Sandpoint - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, swing-revival jive, with local opener Tennis, today, 7:30 p.m., $34.95; Brandi Carlile with Ian McFeron, Friday, 7:30 p.m., $34.95; Super Blues with Keb’ Mo’ and Sharon Little, Saturday, 6:30 p.m., $44.95; family concert, “Peter and the Wolf” with the Spokane Youth Orchestra, Sunday, gates open 4:30 p.m. for pre-concert activities, $5. Memorial Field on the Lake Pend Oreille shore, Sandpoint. (888) 265-4554, (800) 325-SEAT
Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival - Featuring The Dan Tyminski Band, Martha Scanlan and nine more bands. Starts Friday at 4 p.m., continues Saturday-Sunday at 11 a.m., Waterfront Park, Medical Lake. Advance: $30/weekend pass, $10/Friday, $25/Saturday, $20/Sunday; at the gate: $40/weekend, $15/Friday, $30/Saturday, $25/Sunday; free/age 11 and younger, $20/campsite pass. www.bluewatersbluegrass.org
Rathdrum Concert Series - The Pat Coast Band, blues rock, Friday, 6-8:30 p.m., Rathdrum City Park, state Highway 53 and Latah Road, Rathdrum, Idaho. Free. (208) 667-3162
“A Hot August Night” - Spokane Opera outdoor program featuring tenor Marcus Shelton and soprano Heather Holzapfel, among others, in operatic pieces and show tunes. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, 2316 W. First Ave. Free. (509) 533-1150
Park Place Summer Sounds – Usnea, Saturday, noon-2 p.m., Park Place Stage, corner of First and Cedar, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 263-6139
Rockin’ in the Lot - Fourth annual outdoor concert series hosted by the Northwest Music Center. Saturday, 1-4 p.m., 4055 Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-6200, www.myspace.com/nwacademyofmusic
Shop Til You Rock - Music-inspired mall tour features a performance by Mon Cheri, plus activity stations designed for teens, games, contests and trivia to win prizes. Saturday, 1-6 p.m., NorthTown Mall, 4750 N. Division St. Free. (312) 729-4038
Natalie Merchant - Featuring songs from her first studio album since 2003. Saturday, 7 p.m., Maryhill Winery, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale, Wash. $35-$70. (877) 627-9445
Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band - Screen star (“Forrest Gump,” “CSI:NY”) and his cover band side project. Saturday, 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, 7 p.m. Northern Quest Casino, back lawn, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $40-$50; age 18 and older. (509) 481-6700, (800) 325-SEAT
Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series - Timmy Swift and the Swingin’ Vinos, rockin’ swing, Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Coeur d’Alene City Park (inclement weather moves the concert to the Resort Plaza at Third Street and Sherman Avenue). Free. (208) 667-3162
Wylie and the Wild West - Outdoor concert to benefit Artisans at the Dahmen Barn (some chair seating available for seniors and disabled). Barbecue lunch available at noon. Sunday, 2 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Uniontown, Wash. $30/advance, $35/door, $15/age 12 and younger; $9/chuckwagon barbecue. (509) 229-3414
Arbor Crest Wine Concert Series - Tuxedo Junction, 19-piece big band. Sunday, 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Winery, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. $5; tables for eight guests may be reserved for additional $40 per concert. (509) 927-9463
Tuesday Night Music Series - Tuesday, Thorn Creek Express, bluegrass. 5-7 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.
Coeur d’Alene Downtown Concert Series - Tuesday, All That Jazz, swing classics. 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Inclement weather moves the event to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza on Sherman Ave. Free. (208) 667-3162.
Comedy Open Mike - Tonight, sign up at 7 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m., Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, Bluz at the Bend, 2721 N. Market St. Free. (509) 483-7300
“Block Party” - Improv comedy based on a suburban neighborhood created by audience members. For all ages. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with ID. (509) 747-7045
“McManus in Love” - Comedy/dinner theater written by Patrick F. McManus, starring Tim Behrens. Saturday, dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30, Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N. Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. $35/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger (includes dinner). Reservations required; not recommended for children younger than 6. (509) 891-9016
Safari Saturday - Fast-paced short-form improv. Some material may not be suitable for all ages. Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045
Squeaky’s Comedy Night Special - Featuring the clean stylings of five local Spokane comedians. Saturday, 9:30 p.m., Players and Spectators Casino, 12828 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. $5 (age 18 and older only). (509) 924-5141
“Rustlers at the Ranch, or … How Swift Can the Taylors Run?” - Wednesday-Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday matinee 2 p.m. Sixth Street Melodrama, 212 Sixth St., Wallace. Wednesday-Thursday, $10; Friday-Sunday, $15/adults, $13/seniors and students, $30/family. (877) 749-8478
Rockin’ B Ranch Cowboy Supper Shows - Pre-show youth performers, 5:30 p.m.; “Twilight at Spokane Bridge,” cowboy vampire melodrama, 6:10 p.m.; barbecue beef/chicken/ribs dinner, 7 p.m.; cowboy/Western music by Riders of the Rockin’ B, 8 p.m. (beer and wine available for purchase). Today-Friday, Rockin’ B Ranch, south of Interstate 90 at Exit 299. $35/adults, $10/kids 10 and younger. (509) 891-9016, www.rockinbranch.com
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” - Presented by the Palouse Highland Players. Today-Sunday, 6:30 p.m., East City Park Stage, 900 E. Third St., Moscow, Idaho. $8/adults, $5/students, $30/families. (208) 882-4182, (208) 310-6915
“Little Shop of Horrors” - Rock musical presented by Pend Oreille Players Association, Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport. $10/advance, $12/door. (509) 671-3389
“Wolf Tales: Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs” - Reader’s Theater presented by Northwoods Performing Arts. Audience members will decide the fate of the wolf. Friday- Saturday, 7 p.m., Circle Moon Theater, Highway 211 off Highway 2, Newport, Wash. $1/adults, free/children. (208) 448-1294
“Hairspray” - Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre presents the Broadway musical based on the John Waters film about dancing and segregation in 1962 Baltimore. Saturday though Aug. 21, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Summer Theater, North Idaho College, Boswell Hall, Schuler Performing Arts Center, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $39/adults, $35/seniors and students with ID, $25/children ages 6-12, group prices available for 10 or more. (208) 769-7780
“Voices of the Big Burn” - Historical presentation about the 1910 fire, written and performed by Paul and Carol Roberts. Sunday-Tuesday, 7 p.m., Sixth Street Melodrama, 212 Sixth St., Wallace. $10. (877) 749-8478
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