Manito Park Bench Summer Music Series - Free outdoor acoustic music 5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy live music by Union Street, food offerings and adult beverages. Tonight, Manito Park Bench, 1928 S. Tekoa St. Free. (509) 625-6632.
(SOLD OUT) Counting Crows - The Outlaw Roadshow starring Counting Crows with their special guests We are Augustines, Kasey Anderson and The Honkies and Field Report. Part of The Festival at Sandpoint. The venue will be configured differently for this evening to allow for increased dancing in front of the stage. Today, 7 p.m., War Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint. (888) 265-4554.
Kenny Andrews and Friends - Contemporary Christian singer and songwriter. Tonight, 7 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $22.50. (509) 481-6700.
Comrades in Arts II - Concert by Pat Coast, Truck Mills and Ray Roberson, playing a mix of Americana, neo-folk, traditional blues, world music and alt country. Presented by Interplayers, open to all ages. Tonight, 7:30 p.m., Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $10. (509) 455-7529.
Live Music at Huckleberry’s - Live music every Saturday, 7-9 p.m. This Saturday: Trailer Park Girls. Huckleberry’s Natural Market, 926 S. Monroe St. Free. (509) 624-1349.
Garland Block Party - Following the Garland Street Fair. Live music from Talkdemonic, Mirror Mirror, Julia Keefe, DJ Locke. Break-dancing performance from Tangled Roots. Beer garden. Runway fashion show. All ages. Saturday, 5-10 p.m., Garland Business District. Free.
Kenny Loggins - Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum, pop rock icon. Part of The Festival at Sandpoint. Saturday, 6 p.m., War Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint. $44.95. (888) 265-4554.
City of Hope Concert and Auction. - Concert featuring bands ThirstyPerfect, Midnight Cry, Beyond Moral and Counter Culter. All ages. Saturday, 6 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $12. (800) 325-SEAT.
Coeur d’Alene City Park Concert Series - Sundays, from 1-4 p.m., through Aug. 19. This Sunday, Rhythm Dawgs, rock ‘n’ roll. Coeur d’Alene City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 667-3162.
Spokane Symphony Orchestra - The Festival of Sandpoint season culminates with the Grand Finale Concert: “French Accents” conducted by Gary Sheldon and three special guest soloists: cellist Jonah Kim, violinist Camille Miller and flutist Rhonda Bradetich, who is originally from Sandpoint. A fireworks finale sponsored by Avista Utilities will close the 30th season. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. for the annual Taste of the Stars tasting featuring premier Northwest wineries and an art auction presented by Timberstand Gallery. Sunday, War Memorial Field, 855 Ontario St., Sandpoint. $34.95/adults, $9.95/age 18 and younger. (888) 265-4554.
Tuesday Night Music Series - Tuesday, Holey Jeans, blues/rock. 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 - Tuesdays, from 6-8:30 p.m., through Aug. 21. This Tuesday, The Ryan Larsen Band, country rock. Sherman Square Park, 316 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Inclement weather moves the event to the Coeur d’Alene Resort Plaza on Sherman Avenue. Free. (208) 667-3162.
Clumsy Lovers - Bluegrass/Celtic rock. Local Celtic band Floating Crowbar opens. Age 21 and older only, no outside alcohol. Part of the Signature Series Concerts. Tickets available at www.arborcrest.com or by calling. Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., Arbor Crest Wine Cellars, 4705 N. Fruithill Road, Spokane Valley. $20. (509) 927-9463.
Eric Johnson - Grammy-winning guitarist. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $30-$40. (800) 325-SEAT.
Summer Concert Series in Riverstone Park - Thursdays in August from 6:30-8 p.m. Sponsored by the Coeur d’Alene Arts and Culture Alliance. Thursday, Milonga, Latin; Aug. 23, All That Jazz; Aug. 30, The Rub, rock ’n’ roll. Riverstone Park, 1805 W. Tilford Lane, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 292-1629.
“La Traviata” - Bringing concerts from around the world through the Specticast Digital Theatre Network. A production of “La Traviata” at the Opera Festival St. Margarethen, set in the same rustically romantic Roman quarry as “Aida.” Stage designer Manfred Waba sets the tragic story about Violetta Valery and her admirer Alfredo Germont in replica of the Parisian Opera Garnier. Showing at 1 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. $10. (509) 624-1200.
Browne’s Addition Concerts - Thursdays from 6-8 p.m. This Thursday, Jenks. Coeur d’Alene Park, Browne’s Addition. Free.
Grant Park Concert Series - Thursday: Parc Crecelius. 6 p.m., Grant Park, 10th and Perry. Free.
Choral Mini-Camp for Youth - Meet new friends to sing with at the Spokane Area Children’s Chorus. Try the program and learn how to join a choir in September. Parents are invited to stay during the camp and learn about SACC’s choral program. Thursday, 3 p.m., Westminster Congregational Church of Christ, 411 S. Washington St. $10. (509) 624-7992.
(SOLD OUT) Sugarland - Multiple Grammy, CMA and ACM award-winning country act. Thursday, 7 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. (509) 481-6700.
Dance Party - Hosted by Theater Arts for Children. For youth ages 11-18. Tonight, 8-11 p.m., Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines Road, Suite 3S, Spokane Valley. $10. Concessions will be available for purchase. For information, visit www.theaterartsforchildren.org.
“(Blank) To the White House” - Election-themed improvisation based on audience suggestions. Suitable for all ages. Tonight, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, students/seniors/military. (509) 747-7045.
Spokane Comedy Club - Every Friday and Saturday featuring nationally touring comedians. Today, 8:30 p.m., The Tailgater, 1221 N. Howard St. $10. (509) 328-9000.
McManus Comedy - Join the members of the church at the monthly 13th Hour concert, this time featuring Tim Behrens. Sunday, 1 p.m., Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. $10. (509) 927-3034.
Idaho Repertory Theatre Backstage Barbecue - Celebrating the completion of Hartung rigging updates with free food and entertainment. Take a tour of our newly renovated theater; get a sneak peek of their summer production, “Circle Mirror Transformation” by Annie Baker opening Thursday; watch a sword fighting demonstration; play theater games; face-painting for children; free hamburgers and hot dogs; silent auction continues through Aug. 26. Tonight, 5 p.m., University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, on the lawn, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 885-6465.
“Big: The Musical” - Christian Youth Theater - North Idaho is producing its first summer musical with adults playing adults, inspired by the 1988 movie, “Big,” starring Tom Hanks. This is a fundraiser for the children’s after-school theater arts program. Shows today and Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.; Saturday and Aug. 18 at 3 and 7 p.m.; Sunday and Aug. 19 at 3 p.m., Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1756 Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. $12/adults; $10/children, seniors; $15 at the door. (208) 277-5727.
“Spring Awakening”- Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s Tony Award-winning musical presented by Lake City Playhouse. Contains explicit language and adult themes, may not be suitable for all audiences. Parental guidance is strongly advised. Shows today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $15. (208) 667-1323.
“Las Memorias 2012” - Featuring 20 high school students who share pieces of their writings through on-stage performances. Shows Sunday and Monday at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit performance.wsu.edu. Washington State University, Jones Theater in Daggy Hall, Pullman. Free. (509) 335-5900.
“Circle Mirror Transformation” - Thursday-Aug. 19 and Aug. 23-26. Presented by Idaho Repertory Theatre. Set in a creative drama class, the story tells of instructor Marty and her eclectic mix of students as they slog through acting games that push emotions and abilities, or lack thereof, to the limit. Performances at 7:30 p.m. nightly with 2 p.m. matinees on Sundays. University of Idaho Hartung Theatre, 625 Stadium Drive, Moscow, Idaho. $10. (208) 885-6465.
“Ragtime” - Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre will present this Tony Award-winning musical based on a novel by E.L. Doctorow. Shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. Runs Thursday-Aug. 26. For more information, visit www.cdasummertheatre.com. North Idaho College, Schuler Performing Arts Center, Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $25.95-$39.95. (208) 769-7780.
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