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7 Nights Out

Thu., Sept. 19, 2013


Valleyfest 2013

25th annual event lifts off at 6:40 a.m. today with Balloons Over Valleyfest. Event includes live music, food, community walks, car show, robotics demonstrations, vendor booths and a Comedy Cup Open.

When: Today through Sunday

Where: Mirabeau Point Park, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway, and CenterPlace Regional Event Center, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley

Cost: Admission is free

Call: (509) 922-3299



Kid Rock

Outdoor concert with Detroit rap rocker behind hits such as “All Summer Long,” “Cowboy,” “Bawitdaba,” “Only God Knows Why,” and “Forever.” All-ages concert, but children age 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

When: 6 p.m. Saturday

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

Cost: Sold out

Call: (509) 481-6700

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Ron White

Stand-up comedian, a charter member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, brings his act to the West Plains.

When: 7:30 p.m. today

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

Cost: $75-$100

Call: (509) 481-6700

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Plain White T’s

Chicago-born punk-pop band brings their platinum-selling hits “Hey There Delilah,” “1, 2, 3, 4” and “Rhythm of Love” to town. The Grammy-nominated band released an EP, “Should’ve Gone To Bed,” in June.

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $17 advance, $19 day of show

Call: (866) 468-7623



Spokane Symphony: Virtuosity Required

The first Classics concert of the 2013-14 season under the baton of Eckart Preu. Ilya Kaler will perform Samuel Barber’s difficult Violin Concerto. Other music selections include Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien and Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra. A preconcert talk will be held in the hall one hour before each performance.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday

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

Cost: $15-$54

Call: (509) 624-1200

Gala: Opening Night Gala featuring a champagne reception, dinner and auction at the Spokane Club will be held Saturday, 5-7 p.m. with black tie optional. Cost is $150 and includes concert ticket, or $125 if ticket already purchased; call (509) 464-7076 for tickets.


Steve Earle

& The Dukes

Earle, a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, actor, producer and author, is touring in support of his 15th album, “The Low Highway.”

When: 8 p.m. Thursday

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

Cost: $39.50

Call: (800) 325-SEAT



Jason Aldean

The reigning ACM Male Vocalist of the Year is coming to town with his Night Train Tour 2013 featuring special guests Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett.

When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave.

Cost: $28.75-$54.75

Call: (800) 325-SEAT


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