Blues Traveler - Performing at Spokane County Interstate Fair. Blues/rock band. Tonight, 7 p.m., Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St, Spokane Valley. $10-$20, does not include fair admission. (509) 325-SEAT.
Static-X - Aggressive metal and thrash with industrial overtones and techno pulse. With special guests Winds of Plague and The Browning. Tonight, 7 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $23. (877) 435-9849.
WSU Faculty Artist Series: Let’s Duet! with Wieck and Converse - Julie Anne Wieck and Sheila Kearney Converse, assisted by Gerald Berthiaume and Meredith Arksey, present a program featuring vocal duets by Bach, Mozart, Rossini, Schumann, Hoiby and others. All proceeds from the tickets sales will benefit the School of Music scholarship fund. Today, 8 p.m., Washington State University, Bryan Hall Theatre, Washington State University Bryan Hall Theatre, Pullman. $10/general, $5/seniors/students. (509) 335-4148.
Live Music at Huckleberry’s - 7-9 p.m. Saturday: Dan Mills. Huckleberry’s Natural Market, 926 S. Monroe St. Free. (509) 624-1349.
Miss V, the Gypsy Cowbelle - The traveling troubadour presents her cowbilly music in concert. Saturday, 1 p.m., Budding Rose Art Gallery, 510 S. Whitman Ave., Rosalia, Wash. $5. (509) 523-4200.
Huey Lewis and The News - Saturday, 7 p.m., Maryhill Winery and Amphitheater, 9774 Highway 14, Goldendale, Wash. $49-$85. (877) 627-9445.
Crosby, Stills and Nash (SOLD OUT) - David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. Rock ’n’ roll. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Northern Quest Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. (509) 481-6700.
Sammy Eubanks, The Cronkites, Radioface - Original local blues. Saturday, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. Free-$10. (877) 435-9849.
Jerry Nelson Piano Concert - Traditional to contemporary hymn arrangements, touches of jazz, moments of classical interwoven with hymns, inspirational, eclectic, ethnic, country and gospel music. Sunday, 6 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Church of the Nazarene, 4000 N. Fourth Street, Coeur d’Alene. Donation. (208) 667-3543.
Anthrax and Testament - Metal music. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $27. (877) 4-FLY-TIX.
Tuesday Night Music Series - Tuesday, Dan Maher, playing folk. 5-6:30 p.m., Moscow Food Co-Op, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.
UI Faculty Chamber Music Series - Tickets only available at the door. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, Lionel Hampton School of Music, Haddock Performance Hall, 1010 Blake Ave., Moscow, Idaho. $5/adults, $3/students and seniors.
The Head and the Heart - Indie folk music with special guests Blitzen Trapper and Curtains for You. Tuesday, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $22. (877) 435-9849.
Buckethead - A guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. Thursday, 8 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $22/advance, $25/day of show. (800) 325-SEAT.
Under a Blood Red Sky - A Tribute to U2. Thursday, 8:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $12. (877) 4-FLY-TIX.
“15 Minutes … What Would You Do?” - Dance theater presented by the Ferris High School Dance Team to support their yearly activities. Matinee at 2 p.m. and dinner show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Ferris High School Commons, 3020 E. 37th Ave. matinee: $8; dinner show: $15/adults, $8/ages 12 and younger. (509) 701-5412.
Vintage Swing Lessons - Learn the swing dancing from the ’20s, ’30s and ’40s. This class is designed for the absolute beginner. Come in your comfortable clothes. Monday, 7 p.m., Vintage Swing Dance Studio, 7 S. Howard St. $35/adults, $20/students, $60/adult partners, $30/student partners, military 10 percent off. (509) 714-9694.
“Hello, My Name is Harold” - Improvised shows. All ages welcome. Tonight, 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy (CANCELED) - If you purchased tickets via phone or Internet, your credit card automatically will be refunded. If you purchased tickets in person, please mail your tickets with your complete contact information to: TicketsWest, ATTN: Canceled Event, P.O. Box 6459 Spokane, WA 99217. (800) 325-SEAT.
“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, 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7/all seats; no special offers, coupons or group discounts. (509) 747-7045.
Comedian Ralphie May - He proves he’s “Too Big to Ignore” with his record-breaking fourth Comedy Central Special and North American tour. Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $32.50. (800) 325-SEAT.
White Tie Improv - Presented by University of Idaho Theatre. Featuring short- and long-form improv using audience suggestions from the University of Idaho’s comedy troupe. Open workshops to be part of the troupe will be 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Arena Theater on the first floor of UI Shoup Hall. Monday, 8 p.m., Kiva Theater, University of Idaho, 921 Campus Drive, Moscow. $2 show admission. (208) 885-6465.
Comedy Open Mic - Sign up by 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m., Uncle D’s Comedy Underground, 1429 E. Liberty Ave. Free.
Spokane Civic Theatre Academy - Eight-week courses begin Monday and run through Nov. 10. A variety of acting classes will be offered for ages pre-kindergarten through adult. For more information, visit www.spokanecivictheatre.com/ Academy. Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $90. (509) 325-2507.
“The Importance of Being Earnest” - Witty play by Oscar Wilde. Enjoy cucumber sandwiches, tea and crumpets in the Fireside Room prior to the show in the Celebration Hall. Tonight at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $15/general, $10/students. (208) 457-8950.
“Always … Patsy Cline” Gala Opening - Gala to kick off Interplayers Theatre’s 32nd season and latest production, “Always…Patsy Cline.” Featuring a catered barbecue dinner before the show from 5:30-7 p.m. for $10. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. There will be a silent auction before the show and during intermission and a dessert reception with the actors and musicians after the show. For more information, visit www.interplayerstheatre.org. Tonight, 5:30 p.m., Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. (509) 455-7529.
“The Taffetas” - Presented by St. George’s School. Shows tonight at 7 p.m., St. George’s School, Founders Theater, 2929 W. Waikiki Road. (509) 466-1636, ext. 397.
“Royal Gambit” - Theater Arts for Children will open its new season with this production about King Henry VIII and his six wives, directed by Leah Dach. Mature theme; show is not recommended for younger audiences. Shows tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., Theater Arts for Children, 2114 N. Pines, Suite 3S, Spokane Valley. $10/general admission, ages 13 and older. (509) 995-6718.
Cirque Du Soleil’s “Quidam” - Tonight-Sunday. Featuring live music and high-flying performances. Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $35-$90. (800) 325-SEAT.
“Oklahoma!” - Lake City Playhouse presents Rogers and Hammerstein’s “great American musical.” Shows Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Runs through Oct. 14. Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $13.75-$19.75. (208) 667-1323.
“Always … Patsy Cline” - Interplayers presents this country musical tribute to Patsy Cline. Written by Ted Swindly; directed by Ken Urso. Shows tonight and Saturday, Sept.19-22, 26-29 and Oct. 3-6 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 22-23, 29 and Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. Barbecue meals start two hours before the shows for $10. Talk Backs with the cast will be held after performances on Sept. 19 and 27 in the Gellhorn Gallery. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. (509) 455-7529 or (800) 325-SEAT.
Circus Workshop - Learn stilt walking, juggling, balance, unicycle and hula hooping. Adults only. Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Spokane Aerial Performance Arts, 5501 E. Broadway Ave. $35. (509) 435-1576.
UI Theatre 24-Hour Theatre Project - The University of Idaho Department of Theatre Arts students will present their work onstage after spending the past 24 hours writing and rehearsing new scripts. The performance will feature several short plays. For more information, visit www.uidaho.edu/class/theatre/ productions/24-hourtheatreproject. Saturday, 7 p.m., Kiva Theater, Kiva Theater, University of Idaho, 921 Campus Drive , Moscow. $2. (208) 885-6465.
“Forever Plaid” - Presented by St. George’s School. Shows Saturday at 7 p.m., St. George’s School, Founders Theater, 2929 W. Waikiki Road. (509) 466-1636, ext. 397.
“Death of a Salesman” - Pend Oreille Players presents Arthur Miller’s Tony Award-winning play about Willy Loman, a failing salesman who cannot understand how he failed to achieve the American dream. Directed by Millie Brumbaugh. Shows Thursday-Sept. 22 and 27-29 at 7 p.m.; Sept. 23 and 30 at 3 p.m., Pend Oreille Playhouse, 240 N. Union Ave., Newport, Wash. Adults: $10 in advance, $12 at the door; $5/youth ages 18 and younger. (509) 671-3389.