Ivan Neville – son of Neville Brothers frontman Aaron Neville who has performed with the Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt and (of course) the Nevilles – brings his New Orleans-based funk band to the Idaho Panhandle.
Where: The Hive, 207 N. First St., Sandpoint
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Cost: $10, through TicketsWest
Info: (208) 290-3048 or www.dumpstaphunk.com/
Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock Tour
Heavy metal music, featuring Sick Puppies, Lacuna Coil, Eyes Set To Kill and Cilver, presented by Revolver magazine.
When: 6:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane
Cost: $26, through TicketWeb
Info: http://hottestchickstour.com/ or http://sp.knittingfactory.com
Spokane Symphony Classics 8: Enchanted by Mozart
With guest violinist Sayaka Shoji; The symphony will perform John Adams’ “Shaker Loops,” Sergei Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2 and W.A. Mozart’s Symphony No. 39. Morihiko Nakahara conducts.
When: Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.
Where: Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $15-$54, through the Fox box office, www.spokanesymphony.org or TicketsWest
info: (509) 624-1200
Best-selling country singer heads to the Coeur d’Alene Casino.
When: 7 p.m. Sunday
Where: Coeur d’Alene Casino, 37914 S. Nukwalqw Road, Worley
Cost: SOLD OUT
Info: (800) 523-2464
Grammy-winning and chart-topping rap/hip-hop performer brings his “I Am T-Pain” tour to town.
When: 8 p.m. Sunday
Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $35-$130, through TicketWeb
info: (866) 468-7623 or http://sp.knittingfactory.com
French-Algerian guitar master plays Celtic, folk, new age, chamber jazz and world music.
When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday
Where: Chateau Rive, Flour Mill, 621 W. Mallon Ave.
Cost: $15 advance, through TicketsWest; $20 day of show
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Enjoy the merriment, Irish style, during the 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, sponsored by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick.
When: Noon Saturday
Where: Downtown Spokane; staging begins at the Spokane Arena parking lot on Boone Avenue, traveling down Washington Street to Spokane Falls Boulevard, then South on Bernard Street, west on Main Avenue, north on Stevens Street to Riverfront Park, west on Spokane Falls to Post Street. (For a map of the parade route, see page C15.)
Info: (509) 880-2785
Also: Coeur d’Alene will host its 9th annual parade at 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown. The event begins at Eighth Street and Sherman Avenue. (208) 415-0116