Browne’s Addition Summer Concert Series - Los Vigiles, flamenco and Latin rhythms. Today, 6 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition, Spruce Street at Fourth Avenue. Free; picnics encouraged. (509) 747-2853
Coeur d’Alene Outdoor Summer Concert - Common Ground, contemporary/pop. Today, 6:30-8 p.m., Riverstone City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629
Thunder Thursdays at Cruiser’s - Bands start at 7 p.m., food by Azteca. Today, 7 p.m., 6105 W. Seltice Way, Stateline, Idaho. Free. (509) 217-1937
Festival at Sandpoint - Rickie Lee Jones, today, 7:30 p.m., $34.95; Brandi Carlile, Friday, 7:30 p.m., $36.95; Chris Isaak/Lukas Nelson, Saturday, 6 p.m., $44.95; Spokane Youth Orchestra, “A Disney Symphantasy,” Sunday, 4:30 p.m., $5. War Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint. (888) 265-4554
Rathdrum Concert Series - Cruise Control, classic rock and roll. Friday, 6-8:30 p.m., Rathdrum City Park, state Highway 53 and Latah Road, Rathdrum, Idaho. Free. (208) 667-3162
Manito Live Music Series - Michael and Keleren Millham, fingerstyle guitar/vocals. Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Free; refreshments available for purchase. (509) 625-6632
Park Place Summer Sounds - Trumpetman, Saturday, 4-6 p.m., Park Place Stage, First Avenue and Cedar Street, Sandpoint. Free. (208) 263-6139
Harrison Summer Concert Series - The Taste of Jazz, Saturday, 2-5 p.m., Harrison City Park, Harrison, Idaho. Free. (208) 689-3669
“Shop Til You Rock” - Music-inspired mall tour, featuring live performances by Starrset followed by band meet-and-greets, interactive activities for teens, special offers and giveaways. Saturday, 1-6 p.m., Spokane Valley Mall, 14700 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 926-3700, www.shoptilyourock.com
Spokane Elks Sock Hop - Music, food and more. Saturday, 5:30 p.m., 2605 N. Robie Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 926-2328
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Contemporary swing revival band from Southern California. Saturday, 6 p.m., Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake. Free; Parking available at the Liberty Lake Elementary School. (509) 475-5674.
The Wylie Family Band and The Afterthoughts - Bluegrass. Saturday. 7 p.m., Airway Heights Library, 1213 S. Lundstrom St, Airway Heights. Free. (509) 893-8250
Beach Boys - 50th anniversary tour with special guest Chubby Checker. Saturday, 7 p.m., Northern Quest Casino outdoors, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $35-$65. (509) 481-6700, (800) 325-SEAT
A Hawaiian Evening with HAPA - Hawaiian music with a variety of pop and world music styles. Sunday, 6 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $22. (800) 325-SEAT
The Spanish Guitar - Guitarist John Paul Shields performs solo pieces from diverse musical periods including Renaissance, Baroque and folk. Monday, 6:30 p.m., Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300
Tuesday Night Music Series - Grateful Live, playing Grateful Dead favorites. Tuesday, 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-op, 121 E. Fifth St, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537
Coeur d’Alene Downtown Concert Series - Southern Comfort, country-western. Tuesday, 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162
George Thorogood - Blues-rock guitarist, with The Stone Foxes. Tuesday, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $26. (877) 435-9849
Michael Buble - Grammy-winning Canadian crooner, with special guest Naturally 7. Wednesday, 8 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $49.50-$85. (800) 325-SEAT
Brian Posehn - From Comedy Central’s “The Sarah Silverman Program.” Friday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $22. (800) 325-SEAT.
“Garage Sale” - Improvised comedy based on good-sized items brought to the show by the audience (nothing fragile, please), suitable for all ages. Friday, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/adults, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.
“Expedition” - Family-friendly short-form improv comedy. Saturday, 7 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045
“Safari” - Short- and long-form improv comedy (not suitable for all ages). Saturday, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7. (509) 747-7045
Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B – Today-Saturday, doors open 5:30 p.m. with pre-show youth performers; Cowboy Shootout Show at 6:10 p.m.; barbecue beef, chicken, ribs and all the fixings at 7 p.m.; The Riders of the Rockin’ B sing and play cowboy Western music, 8 p.m. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N. Idaho Road (75 yards south of Interstate 90 at Exit 299), Liberty Lake. $39/adults; $10/youth age 10 and younger, includes tax and gratuity. (509) 891-9016, www.rockinbranch.com
“Moss Gown” - Idaho Repertory Theatre presents this Cinderella-like tale by Micki Panttaja, based on the book by William H. Hooks. Today-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m., University of Idaho, Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $20/adults, $16/seniors, $14/students and $10/youth. (208) 885-6465
“Much Ado About Nothing” - Spokane Shakespeare Company presents an outdoor production of this romantic comedy by William Shakespeare (seating on grass). Friday-Saturday and Aug. 12-13 and 19-20, 6 p.m.; Sunday and Aug. 14 and 21, 3 p.m., Gonzaga Prep campus, 1224 E. Euclid Ave. Admission by donation. (509) 994-2788
Lake City Playhouse Season Showcase – Upcoming season preview with selections from “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Rent,” “South Pacific,” “Pete ’n’ Keely” and “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 William St., Post Falls. $15. (208) 667-1323
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