7 Nights Out



& Ryan Lewis

Seattle-based chart-topping hip-hop duo headlines a national arena tour, with opening acts Talib Kweli and Big Krit, in support of the platinum album “The Heist.”

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave.

Cost: $32.50 through TicketsWest

Call: (800) 325-SEAT

Web: www.spokanearena.com, www.macklemore.com


Moody Blues

British classic rock band has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and earned 14 platinum and gold albums. Their list of hit songs spans more than four decades, including “Nights in White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon,” “The Story in Your Eyes,” “Question,” “I’m Just a Singer (In A Rock and Roll Band)” and “Your Wildest Dreams.”

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

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

Cost: $80-$100, through the casino box office

Call: (877) 871-6772

Web: www.northernquest.com, www.moodybluestoday.com


Passion Pit

American indie pop band from Cambridge, Mass., with special guest The Joy Formidable. The band is touring in support of its most recent album, 2012’s “Gossamer.”

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $34 through TicketWeb

Call: (866) 468-7623

Web: http://passionpitmusic.com/, sp.knittingfactory.com


The Avett Brothers

Grammy-nominated, alt-country superstars combine bluegrass, country, punk, pop melodies, folk, rock ’n’ roll, honky tonk and ragtime. Their newest record, “The Magpie and the Dandelion,” was released Tuesday.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Cost: $34.50-$45, through TicketsWest

Call: (800) 325-SEAT

Web: www.inbpac.com, www.theavettbrothers.com/


Living Colour

The pioneering funk/metal band won acclaim for the breakthrough 1988 album “Vivid” – which spawned the band’s Grammy-winning signature hit, “Cult of Personality” – and a Grammy for 1990’s follow-up album “Time’s Up.” The New York City band is reunited, with founding frontman Vernon Reid, and back on the road.

When: 8:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $20, through TicketWeb

Call: (866) 468-7623

Web: sp.knittingfactory.com, www.livingcolour.com


Joe Satriani

The guitar hero has sold more than 10 million albums, earned 14 Grammy nominations and numerous accolades. He’s touring in support of his most recent record, “Unstoppable Momentum.” Gary Hoey opens.

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday

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

Cost: $39-$65 advance, $42-$68 day of show, through TicketsWest

Call: (800) 325-SEAT

Web: www.satriani.com


Spokane Symphony SuperPops 1: Symphony Idol

Three contestants from “American Idol” join the Spokane Symphony for an evening of hits from the world of jazz, pop, rock and Broadway. Featured performers are Matt Giraud, fourth-place finisher in 2009, and LaKisha Jones and Haley Scarnato, who both placed in the Top 10 in 2007. Morihiko Nakahara conducts.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

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

Cost: $26-$62 through the Fox box office

Call: (509) 624-1200

Web: www.spokanesymphony.org

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