A Club - 416 W. Sprague Ave.: Today, How the Grouch Stole Christmas Featuring The Grouch and Eligh, Mista F.A.B., Prof, DJ Fresh (original), 7 p.m., $15; Saturday, X-Mas Metal Bash featuring Soblivous, 13 Mag, Boneye, Resverie (metal), 8 p.m., $10; Sunday, Astronautalis, Busdriver, Jel (original), all ages, 8 p.m., $12;
Blue Spark - 15 S. Howard St.: Wednesday, Flying Spiders Toys for Tots Benefit (original/hip-hop), 9 p.m., Free with a toy donation.
Bluz at the Bend - 2721 N. Market St.: Today and Saturday, The Cronkites (classic rock), 9 p.m.
Bolo’s Bar and Grill - 116 S. Best Road: Today and Saturday, Slow Burn (classic rock), 9 p.m.
Chairs Coffee - 113 W. Indiana Ave.: Tuesday, Open Mic hosted by Dirk Lind, sponsored by the Spokane Songwriters Organization (variety), 7 p.m., free.
Coeur d’Alene Casino - 37914 S. Nukwalqw Road, Worley: Today and Saturday, Bill Bozly (acoustic rock), 8 p.m.
Curley’s - 26443 W. Highway 53, Hauser: Today and Saturday, The Cruizers (classic rock), 9 p.m.
Fizzie Mulligan’s - 331 W. Hastings Road: Today and Saturday, The Vibe (classic rock/blues rock), 9 p.m.
Iron Horse Bar and Grill - 407 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene: Today and Saturday, Sucker Punch (classic rock/newer rock), 9 p.m.
Knitting Factory - 919 W. Sprague Ave.: Today, Floater (original), 8 p.m., $13/advance, $15/door; Thursday, The Clumsy Lovers with special guest Folk Inception (bluesgrass/Celtic/folk), 8:30 p.m., $14.
Mootsy’s - 406 W. Sprague Ave.: Today, Battleme, Hey is for Horses! (alternative/original), 10 p.m., $5; Monday, Kendl Winter, The Pine Hearts, Old Bear Mountain (original), 8 p.m.
Moscow Food Co-Op - 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho: Thursday, Lewis-Clark State College Saxophone Quartet, 5-7 p.m.
O’Doherty’s Irish Grille - 525 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.: Saturday, Blake Abyss and Todd Milne (acoustic world fusion), 9 p.m.
Pend d’Oreille Winery - 220 Cedar St., Sandpoint: Today, Larry Hirshberg (folk/Americana/blues), 5-8 p.m.
Red Lion River Inn - 700 N. Division St.: Today and Saturday at 9 p.m. and Thursday from 6:30-9 p.m., Chris Rieser (variety).
Sante Restaurant - 404 W. Main Ave.: Today, Doug Porter (finger style guitar), 6 p.m.
Twelve String Brewing Company - 11616 E. Montgomery Drive, Suite 26: Today, Ken Davis and Danny Rodriguez (variety), 7-9:30 p.m.
VFW Post 51 - 300 W. Mission Ave.: Sunday, Arnie Dean Trio (variety), 4-7 p.m.