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Pearl Jam

Seattle-based rock band hits Spokane on its latest 24-date tour, in support of the new album “Lightning Bolt.” With fellow Seattle rockers Mudhoney.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave.

Cost: Sold out



‘The Nutcracker’

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s holiday masterpiece takes to the Fox stage, presented by the State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara, Calif., the Spokane Symphony and dozens of local ballet students.

When: Thursday through Dec. 8; evening performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 and Dec. 7; matinees at 2 p.m. Dec. 7 and

Dec. 8

Where: Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $25-$75/adults, $12.50-$30/children, through the Fox box office or symphony website

Info: (509) 624-1200 or


Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Family-oriented blend of the comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich and the talents of his performing pets. All of the show’s 15 cats and 10 dogs were once strays and were rescued from animal shelters. Now they love to show off on stage by performing a variety of stunts and skits.

When: Thursday through Dec. 7; shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Dec. 6 and 11 a.m. Dec. 7

Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $22/general, $9/age 12 and younger through TicketsWest


Note: SpokAnimal and Friends of the Bing Crosby Theater will present an “Adopt a Pet” event before and after each performance in the lobby of the Bing.


Northwest Bach Pre-Festival Winter Classics Tour

Zuill Bailey, cello, and Natasha Paremski, piano, will perform a varied program including J.S. Bach, Frederic Chopin and sonatas of Claude Debussy and César Franck. A preconcert reception and interactive discussion with Bailey and Paremski will be open to ticket holders. Presented by Connoisseur Concerts, which will present the 36th annual Northwest Bach Festival Feb. 25-March 9 in Spokane. Bailey is the Bach festival’s new artistic director.

When: 7 p.m. Thursday

Where: Cutter Theatre, 302 Park St., Metaline Falls, Wash.

Cost: $12, available at the box office

Info: (509) 446-4108 or


Celtic Thunder

Celtic vocal troupe is on tour with “Mythology,” offering a modern twist on old Celtic storytelling. Featuring the six principal singers, Emmet Cahill, Keith Harkin, Ryan Kelly, George Donaldson, Neil Byrne and Colm Keegan, in addition to the eight-piece Celtic Thunder Band, all performing folk, traditional Irish, adult contemporary, rock and classical music styles.

When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Where: Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Pend Oreille Pavilion, 100 N. Hayford Road, Airway Heights

Cost: $45-$65, through the casino box office (Saturday show sold out)

Info: (877) 871-6772 or


All That Remains

Long-running metal band formed in 1998 is touring in support of its latest album, 2012’s “A War You Cannot Win.” With special guests Soil and Motionless in White.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $23 through TicketWeb

Info: www.allthatremains


Adventure Club

Dubstep duo from Montreal features Christian Srigley and Leighton James. They sold out a show at Washington State University’s CUB Ballroom a month ago.

When: 8:15 p.m. Thursday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $21.50/advance, through TicketWeb; $22/day of show

Info: AdventureClub