Outdoor Summer Concert – Today: Kathy Colton and The Reluctants, folk/blues. 6:30-8 p.m., Riverstone City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629.
“Songs of the American West” – Robby Thran will perform. Today. 10:30 a.m., Colfax Library on Main St., Colfax. 1-877-733-3375.
Bagpipes at the Library (Fairfield) – For children in grades K-5. A drummer and piper will perform traditional Scottish music. Today. 2 p.m., Fairfield Library, 305 E. Main St., Fairfield. Free. (509) 893-8320.
Steve Miller Band – American classic rockers. Today. 7 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, outdoor pavilion, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. 1-800-325-SEAT.
Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival – Friday-Sunday. 24th annual event. Featuring Jimmie Vaughan and the Tilt-A-World Band, featuring Lou Ann Barton, Grammy Winner Booker T., Commander Cody, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, Michael Burks, Too Slim and The Taildraggers, The Lee Boys, Dusty 45s, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Chris Eger Band, Bump Kitchen and John-Alex Mason. Blues Ranch, Winthrop, Wash. $75/advance, $85/gate, good all weekend. 1-800-422-3048.
Rathdrum Days – Friday and Saturday. Includes entertainment, vendors, heritage skills and crafts guild exhibit at the historic jail, children’s activities, parade and more. Downtown Rathdrum, Idaho. Free admission, $1/vote for favorite chili dish. (208) 687-2866.
Manito Live Music Series – Free outdoor acoustic concerts sponsored in part by the Spokane Parks Foundation. Friday. Just Plain Darin. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Free. (509) 625-6632.
New Boyz – The Backseat Tour. Hip hop/rap music, with special guest Wonder Broz. Friday. 9 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $25advance, $28/day of show. 1-877-4-FLY-TIX.
Park Place Summers Sounds – Saturday, Rex James Duo. 4-6 p.m., Park Place Stage, corner of First Avenue and Cedar Street, Sandpoint, Idaho. Free. (208) 263-6139.
Deer Park Summer Concert Series – Saturday. Loose Cannon, blues and rock. 6-8:30 p.m., Mix Park, 301 W. Fourth Ave., Deer Park. Free.
Davenport Pioneer Days – Saturday. Music by the Turner Family at noon and bluegrass from Prairie Flyer at 1 p.m. Tickets are $5/general, $1/age 7-12, age 5 and younger admitted free. Beer Garden and music by Rampage at the Fire Hall sponsored by the Davenport Volunteer Fire Department. Davenport, Wash. (509) 944-1430.
Floating Stage Entertainment – Saturday. 6-9 p.m., south side of Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 765-4000, ext. 21.
Summer Concert Series – Saturday. 8 Second Ride. 7-10 p.m., Two Rivers Casino, Day Park Stage, 6828 B Highway 25 South, Davenport, Wash. 1-800-722-4031.
Palouse Country Cowboy Poetry Association – Poems and country music. Saturday. 7 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown, Wash. $7. (509) 229-3414.
Summer Takeover – Hip hop meets Dubstep. Saturday. 7:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $10. 1-877-4-FLY-TIX.
Metalworks Summer Slam – Parley, The Party Foul, It Came From Over There, Among Thieves, Light Up The Sky. July 17. 7 p.m. Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $5. 1-877-4-FLY-TIX.
Mozart on a Summer’s Eve – Tuesday and Wednesday. The theme of the concerts is “Bella Italia!” Presented by Connoisseur Concerts, with special guest baritone Max Mendez. Reservations recommended. Performances 7 p.m. each evening. Manito Park, on the lawn east of Duncan Gardens, 4 W. 21st Ave., just off Tekoa St. $10/lawn (bring blankets or chairs); $25/person for table seating and includes gourmet dessert and coffee. 1-800-325-SEAT.
Tuesday Night Music Series – Tuesday: Brian Gill, acoustic guitar. 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, Motorboat, rock and roll. 6-8:30 p.m., Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162. Inclement weather moves the event to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza on Sherman Ave.
Hayden Concert Series – Wednesday, Generations, big band rock and roll. 6-8:30 p.m., Hayden City Park, 8930 N. Government Way, Hayden, Idaho. Free. (208) 667-3162.
Kathleen Cavender Band – Sixth annual POP Outdoor Concert Series featuring a free ice cream social. Wednesday. 7-9 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church lawn, 8441 N. Indian Trail Road. Free. (509) 465-0779.
Portland Cello Project – The show will include never before heard arrangements from PCP and new material from opening act Spokane folk favorite Janet Johnson. Wednesday. 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $10. 1-800-325-SEAT.
Steel Pulse – British reggae music. Wednesday. 8:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $22/advance, $25/day of show. 1-877-4-FLY-TIX.
Billy Currington and Uncle Kracker (LOCATION CHANGE) – Country music. Venue change from the Spokane Arena to The Knitting Factory due to logistical reasons. All previously purchased tickets will be honored at The Knitting Factory Concert House in Spokane. Refunds are also available at the TicketsWest Box Office located at 720 W. Mallon Ave. in Spokane or by calling 1-800-325-7328 (SEAT). July 21. 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $19.50-$29.50. 1-800-325-SEAT.
“Mass Transit” – Improvised comedy taking place on a bus ride. All ages welcome. Friday. 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.
“Expedition” – Short-form improv showcase presented by Blue Door Theatre. Suitable for all ages. Saturday at 7 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7/all seats. (509) 747-7045.
“Safari” – Improv showcase presented by Blue Door Theatre. Tickets may be purchased at the door the night of the show. Some material may not be suitable for all ages. Saturday at 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7/all seats; no special offers, coupons or group discounts. (509) 747-7045.
Cowboy Supper Shows with the Riders of the Rockin’ B – Shows Thursdays through Aug. 25 and Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 1. Doors open at 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.; and The Riders of the Rockin’ B sing and play authentic cowboy Western music at 8 p.m. Tickets available at www.rockinbranch.com. Rockin’ B Ranch, 3912 N Idaho Road, Liberty Lake. $39/adults; $10/ age 10 and younger, includes tax and gratuity. (509) 891-9016.
“Noises Off” – Idaho Repertory Theatre presents this farce by Michael Frayn. Shows today at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 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.
Moose Tracks 2011 CYT Expo – Christian Youth Theater expo includes an Improv’a Play, Friday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and the CYT’s Got Talent show, Saturday, 7-9 p.m. Free admission to both of these public events. Improvathon Finals, Today, 6:30-10:30 p.m. $10 admission. Tickets available in advance at www.cyt.org/expo-registration or at the door. Coeur d’Alene Inn, 414 W. Appleway, Coeur d’Alene. $10/improvathon, free admission to play and talent show. (208) 819-9281.
“Urinetown” Revival – Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis’ musical parody presented by Lake City Playhouse. Shows Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $19. (208) 667-1323.
Living History Performance – Programs on Sunday through October; and Saturdays through August. Different shows each week. Shows at 2 p.m. Fort Walla Walla Museum’s pioneer settlement. On Myra Road in Fort Walla Walla Park, Walla Walla. $7/adults, $6/seniors and students, $3/ages 6-12, free/age five and younger. (509) 525-7703.
Davenport Pioneer Days – Theme is “Galloping into the Futures.” Festivities kick off Friday with a wine tasting featuring locally produced Whitestone Wines at the Lincoln County Museum at 5 p.m., followed by a performance of “Annie Get Your Gun” at 7 p.m. at the Davenport High School Auditorium. “Annie” will also be performed Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15. Davenport, Wash. (509) 944-1430.
Northwest Renaissance Festival – Saturdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., through July 24. Enjoy entertainment including knights, peasant and gypsies, battle chess, mud beggars, music merriment and jousting. 6493 Highway 291, 18 miles north of Spokane, between mile markers 18 and 19, Nine Mile Falls. $10/adults, $6/ages 6-12 and seniors, $35/family. (509) 276-7728.
“The Taming of the Shrew” – Idaho Repertory Theatre presents this Shakespeare comedy. Shows July 21-23, 27-30 at 7:30 p.m.; July 24 at 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.