Among the acts at area venues over the coming week:
315 Martinis and Tapas Restaurant, Greenbriar Inn, 315 E. Wallace Ave., Coeur d’Alene: tonight, Barry Aiken and Northpoint (jazz), 6 p.m.; Saturday, All That Jazz (jazz), 6 p.m.
Bigfoot Pub and Eatery, 9115 N. Division St.: tonight, Mistaken Identity (variety), 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Caterina Winery, 905 N. Washington St.: tonight, Japanther and guests (punk/electronic/new wave), all ages, 7 p.m., $8; Saturday, Existereo of The Shape Shifters, Tullie Rap, Gun of the Sun, Equilibrium Ink, Vibeself, Pest, Cassidiom, Notalist, Stone Tobey (hip-hop/rap/DJ), 7 p.m., $7; Thursday, Folk Off featuring Everyday Jones, The City We Live In, Deer Seeking Headlights, Jasmine Riley, Adam Hill, The State of Nature (folk/acoustic/experimental) all ages, 8 p.m., $5.
The Cretin Hop, 1317 N. Howard St.: tonight, Cretin Metal Festival I featuring Path, Odyssey, L.S. Diablo, Breaking Ground, Foggy Hollow (original), 8 p.m., $6; Saturday, Cretin Metal Festival I featuring Dead-N-Woken, Skinwalker, Torture Box, Mistica, Blessiddoom, ObzeRve, Walking Corpse Syndrome, Shrieks of the Impaled (original), 7 p.m., $8; Sunday, Chaser, Noise Attack, Crimson Resolve (original), 8 p.m., $7; Tuesday, Bestige, Upon Departure, Ballroom Warrior, A Cryptic Ending, Scylla (original), 7 p.m., $6; Wednesday, The Viggs, The Ignorant, Citizen Arms, The Sweet Revenge (original), 8 p.m., $6; Thursday, Teenage Cool Kids, Fergus and Geronomino, Electric Bamboo, Losing Daylight, Ramsey Troxel (original), 7 p.m., $6.
Downtown Crossing, 206 N. First Ave., Sandpoint: Saturday, Rex James (roots/rock/Americana), 9 p.m.
Empyrean Coffee House, 154 S. Madison St.: Thursday, Basin and Range (electronic/funk), 9 p.m.
Fizzie Mulligan’s, 331 W. Hastings Road: Wednesday, Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thursday, Exit-7 (variety), 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
House of Brews, 2706 N. Monroe St.: Saturday, Janet Johnson with Charles Tappa (original folk/rock), 8-11 p.m.
Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.: Monday, Xavier Rudd (folk rock/acoustic/indie), 8:30 p.m., $18; Tuesday, David Cook, 8 p.m., $28
Latah Bistro and Pub, 4241 S. Cheney Spokane Road, Suite C: Wednesday, Janet Johnson with Charles Tappa (original folk/rock), 6:30-9 p.m.
Library Lounge on Fourth Avenue, Quality Inn, 110 E. Fourth Ave.: tonight-Saturday, Spokaloo (variety/dance), 9 p.m.
The Long Bridge, South End, Sandpoint: tonight, Bright Moments (jazz), 7 p.m.
Parkside Bistro and Pub, 414 W. Mullan Road, Coeur d’Alene: Sunday, Rex James (roots/rock/Americana), 9 p.m.
Peppers Grill and Bar, Holiday Inn Spokane Airport Hotel, 1616 W. Windsor Drive: tonight, Dee at the Piano (variety), 7-10 p.m.
Riverfront Park Bistro, Riverfront Park: tonight, Trailer Park Girls (original), 5:30 p.m., no cover.
Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave.: Saturday, Sidhe (pop/classical/folk/world), 8 p.m.; Sunday, Marshall McLean (folk), 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Bee Simonds (piano/acoustic/electric guitar/bass/saxophone), 8 p.m.
VFW #51, 300 W. Mission Ave.: Saturday, Ole Spice (country/variety), 6-10 p.m.
Working Class Heroes, 1914 N. Monroe St.: tonight, The Stranglers of Bombay (classic rock), 7 p.m.; Saturday, Protocol (classic rock), 7 p.m.
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