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7 Nights Out

1. The Oak Ridge Boys

Enjoy “Christmas Night Out” with the Country Music Hall of Fame’s newest members. They kick off this huge show with more than 40 years of award-winning music, including “Elvira” and “Bobbie Sue.” Then, after a short intermission, the stage is transformed to a Christmas theme.

When: 7:30 p.m. Monday

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


Info: (800) 325-SEAT or

2. The English Beat

Iconic English ska band, featuring original frontman Dave Wakeling, returns to Spokane armed with past hits, including “Save It for Later,” and possibly some new material. The band has just announced a new album – the first since 1982’s “Special Beat Service” – will be released next year.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday

Where: The Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $40 through the Bartlett

Info: (509) 747-2174 or

3. Hot Club of Spokane

Multi-media experience with live music and archival footage from “Now You Has Jazz,” and featuring music from the repertoires of homegrown musical greats Bing Crosby, Mildred Rinker Bailey and Al Rinker. The musical selections will be interspersed with documentary film segments featuring interviews with Howard Crosby (Bing’s nephew) and Julia Rinker (Al’s daughter/Mildred’s niece) as well as archival footage and photography from Spokane’s past. Additional storytellers include Jim Kershner, former arts reporter for The Spokesman-Review; William Stimson, local historian; Julia Keefe, jazz singer and member of the Nez Perce tribe; Stephanie Plowman, Gonzaga University special collections librarian; Jim Price, local historian; and Chad Hamill, ethnomusicologist and Spokane tribal descendant. Tom McArthur will host.

When: 7 p.m. Sunday

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

Cost: $15 adults, $12.50 seniors, $7.50 ages 12 and younger, through TicketsWest


4. Spokane Jazz Orchestra

Hot Latin Jazz on a Cold Winter’s Night with Nic Vigil of local Latin band Milonga

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday

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

Cost: $26.50 adults, $24 seniors and military

Info: (800) 325-SEAT or

5. “A Christmas Story”

Ralphie wants a Red Ryder BB gun. Will he get his Christmas wish in this musical adaptation of the beloved holiday fun? Part of the 2015-16 Best of Broadway season.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

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

Cost: $32.50-$72.50, through TicketsWest


6. Music in Historic Homes Concert Series No. 1

Presentation by Spokane Historic Concerts Association includes a concert, a tour of the home and seasonal refreshments. This Tudor revival home was built for C.L. Matthews in 1916 by master architect Albert Held. It was the home of the Woldsons for 70 years.

When: 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Other series concert dates are Feb. 10-11 and May 4-5.

Where: Matthews-Woldson House, 526 W. Sumner Ave.

Cost: $25 or $60 for three-concert series

Info: (509) 533-9593 or

7. Connoisseur Winter Classics Concert

Annual Northwest Bach Festival winter tour hits Coeur d’Alene and Spokane, featuring the Cypress String Quartet with Timothy Christie, viola, and Zuill Bailey, cello, performing selections from the Johannes Brahms String Sextets.

Coeur d’Alene: 2 p.m. Saturday, Fort Sherman Chapel, 332 Hubbard St. Please note new location. Original venue, the Jewett House, was damaged in the Nov. 17 windstorm.

Spokane: 3 p.m. Sunday, Barrister Winery, 1213 Railroad Ave. West.

Tickets. $40/Coeur d’Alene, $50/Spokane, through TicketsWest


This article has been changed to reflect corrected information regarding the Winter Classics Concert in Coeur d’Alene. There will be one performance, at 2 p.m., and it is not sold out as of 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

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