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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



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



Martina McBride

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



Spokane Symphony’s

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

Cost: Free

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: or


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