Cash’d Out - Johnny Cash tribute act. Today, 8:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $11/advance, $13/day of show. (866) 468-7623.
Bandfest XXXVI High School Band Invitational - Guest bands and ensembles from the Lionel Hampton School of Music. Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. (208) 885-6231.
KPBX Kids’ Concert “Teen Mozart” - This one-hour concert takes a look at prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart who composed more than 600 works during his lifetime. The performance, featuring talented young musicians, compares Mozart’s early years to those of current day teens. Performers include DG Kim, pianist and principal cellist for the Spokane Youth Symphony; Daniel White, pianist and violinist; and Gabe Soileau, double-bassist. Saturday, 1 p.m., Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 328-5729.
Country-Western Gospel Jubilee - Featuring free entertainment by The New Annointing, The Jubileers and The Parks. Saturday, 6:30 p.m., Lake City Community Church, multipurpose room, 6000 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free-will offering accepted. (208) 704-2739.
B-52s - The pop-rockers B-52s team up with Berlin. The B-52s are still going strong as a party band with timeless classics like “Rock Lobster,” “Love Shack,” “Roam” and “Private Idaho,” along with new tunes. New Wave icons Berlin made their mark with “Take My Breath Away,” but lead singer Terri Nunn and the L.A. band also charted with great singles like “The Metro” and “No More Words.” Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Pend Oreille Pavillion, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights. $75-$100. (509) 481-6700.
“CELLObration Spokane 2013” - EWU’s upcoming cello festival features cello workshops all day and an evening concert. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Eastern Washington University, Music Building Recital Hall, Cheney. Free. (509) 359-7078.
Trapt - Heavy rock music. Saturday, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $16/advance, $18/day of show. (866) 468-7623.
The Commanders Jazz Ensemble - A newly revived ensemble coming from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West, The Commanders Jazz Ensemble carries on the American musical tradition of the great big bands, yet offers a lot more than the big band sounds. This energetic group delivers the full gamut of jazz music – traditional jazz, cool, bop, swing, Broadway favorites, popular tunes, Latino rhythms and patriotic music. Spotlight Series. The concert is a free, ticketed event. Pick up free tickets at the Fox box office. Limited to four per person. Sunday, 3 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave. (509) 624-1200.
Sum 41 - Eclectic meld of raucous punk-rock, heavy metal and rock. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $21. (866) 468-7623.
Tuesday Night Music Series - Tuesday, Joan Alexander (vocals/keyboard), 5-6:30 p.m. Moscow Food Co-Op, Deli, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow, Idaho. Free. (208) 882-8537.
Whitechapel and Emmure - Death metal music. Brothers of Brutality Tour with special guests Unearth, The Plot in You and Obey the Brave. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $17.50/advance, $20/day of show. (866) 468-7623.
Linden String Quartet - Coached by the legendary Tokyo Quartet and currently teaching at Yale University, the quartet has won awards at many recent competitions. The Lindens are the quartet-in-residence for the Auditorium Series’ 2013 Palouse Chamber Music Workshop. Part of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., University of Idaho, University Auditorium, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. $20/general, $10/seniors, $10/students. (208) 882-8615.
Rascal Flatts - Country music, with The Band Perry and Kristen Kelly opening. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave. $24.75-$59.75. (800) 325-SEAT.
Clumsy Lovers - Bluegrass and Celtic rock. Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center, 405 N. William St., Post Falls. $10. (208) 457-8950.
Slightly Stoopid - Thursday, 8 p.m., Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $25/advance, $30/day of show. (866) 468-7623.
Ballroom Dancing - Dance to the five-piece combo Variety Pack the first and third Fridays at 7:30 p.m. All ages, all abilities welcome. Today, Sons of Norway Hall, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. $8. (509) 326-9211.
“Choose to Lose” - Improvised game show where two contestants choose games for Blue Door players to compete in with the ultimate goal of losing in order to win prizes. All ages welcome. Shows Fridays through Jan. 25. 8 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $9/general admission, $7/children, seniors, military and students with valid ID. (509) 747-7045.
“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. Saturdays through Jan. 26. 9 p.m., Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $7/all seats. (509) 747-7045.
“Escanaba in Love” - Shows through Feb. 2. This is author Jeff Daniels’ prequel to his hit comedy, “Escanaba in da Moonlight.” Today, Saturday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $18-$24. (509) 325-2507.
“K2”- Shows through Sunday. A drama by Patrick Meyers about two climbers stranded on one of the world’s highest mountains. Today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., Lake City Playhouse, 1320 E. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. $11-$17. (208) 667-1323.
The Secret Art of Performance - Free introductory class on Saturday, 6-9 p.m., Panida Theater, Little Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-9191.
Adult Improv Classes - Eight-week improv class held Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Class will focus on the basic skills of improv. Runs Tuesday through March 12. Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. $150/one payment or $25/per class. (509) 747-7045.
Winter Academy Courses – Eight-week acting, dance, voice and stage combat courses for ages pre-K to adult. Tuesday, Spokane Civic Theatre, 1020 N. Howard St. $90. (509) 325-2507.
“boom” - Interplayers presents this post apocalyptic comedy by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, directed by Dawn Taylor Reinhardt. Opens Thursday and continues Jan. 25-26, Jan. 30-Feb. 2, and Feb. 6-9 at 7:30 p.m., with matinees Feb. 2-3, and Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. Interplayers Theatre, 174 S. Howard St. $15-$28. (509) 455-7529.
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