Dave Matthews Band
Grammy-winning singer brings his band to George, Wash., for the annual Labor Day concert series, in support of the band’s latest record, “Away From the World.”
When: Today-Sunday, 6 p.m. nightly
Where: Gorge Amphitheatre, 754 Silica Road NW, George
Cost: $48.50-$75 each day, $120/three-day lawn tickets through Ticketmaster, (509) 735-0500 or www.ticketmaster.com
Diamond Cup Race
and H1 Unlimited Hydroplane Racing
Drivers and teams from all over the country will be battling for the National High Point Championship on one of the fastest race courses H1 has to offer. Ticket holders will have access to the pits, where unlimited class and vintage class boats will be on display.
When: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. today; 8 a.m.-4:50 p.m. Saturday;
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
Cost: Today: free admission, $10/pit pass, $10/parking; Saturday: $20-$30/adults, $18/seniors/military, $12/ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger; Sunday: $25-$35/adults, $23/seniors/military, $17/ages 6-12, free/age 5 and younger. Tickets available through TicketsWest, (800) 325-SEAT or www.ticketswest.com
Outdoor concert with the four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, McBride brings country and pop-influenced hits like “Independence Day,” “This One’s for the Girls,” “Where Would You Be” and “Concrete Angel” to the stage. All ages concert, but children 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
When: 8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Northern Quest Resort & Casino, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights
Cost: $59-$99, through the casino box office, (509) 481-6700 or www.northernquest.com
Labor Day Weekend at the Parks
Join the Spokane Symphony over Labor Day weekend for two free concerts conducted by music director Eckart Preu. Bring a picnic dinner, blankets and chairs, and enjoy a mix of classics, show tunes and patriotic marches. All ages welcome.
When, where: 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Pavillion Park, 727 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake; 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Comstock Park, 29th Avenue at Howard Street
Call: (509) 624-1200
OneRepublic and Sara Bareilles
American pop rock music with special guest Serena Ryder.
When: 7 p.m. Wednesday
Where: INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Cost: $30 through TicketsWest
Info: sarabmusic.com or OneRepublic.com
Ringling Bros. and
Barnum & Bailey Circus
The world famous circus returns to Spokane for the first time in six years.
When: Thursday-Sept. 8, with shows at 7 p.m. Thursday-Sept. 7; 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sept. 7; and 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8.
Where: Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave.
Cost: $35-$45 VIP, $10-$25 general, through TicketsWest
The Portland Cello Project featuring Jolie Holland
Known for their original material as well as inspired arrangements of artists from Radiohead to Jay-Z, the Portland Cello Project continues to expand on how and where cello music is heard.
When: 8 p.m. Thursday
Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $15 and $20 through TicketsWest