10 Under $10: Entertainment on a budget
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016
1. Devon Allman 6 p.m. Saturday, Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. The Jammin’ by the Dam outdoor summer concert series continues this weekend with a performance by blues musican (and son of Gregg Allman) Devon Allman. Allman will be joined by Australian singer-songwriter Owen Campbell. At 6 p.m. on Friday, Robin Barrett and the Coyote Kings with Tiphony Dames will also play the blues. Doors open at 5 p.m. (509) 326-8000. Admission: FREE
2. Hip-Hop Showcase 7 p.m. Friday, the Pin, 412 W. Sprague Ave. With Manwitnoname, Diz Dean, Alex Xander, Hounds of Hell, Realla Gorilla, Project Potent, Raw B, Destiny, Legion Six, and Chadrick. (509) 368-4077. Admission: $8 advance, $10 door
3. 2016 Spokane Slam Team Showcase 7 p.m. Saturday, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. The team representing Spokane Poetry Slam at the National Poetry Slam in Decatur, Georgia, will share their poems and their stories to raise funds to help bring poets from across the U.S. and Canada to Spokane to feature at Broken Mic, Spokane Poetry Slam and BootSlam. Spokane Poetry Slam does not censor for content. Discretion is advised. (509) 838-0206. Admission: FREE (donations will be appreciated)
4. Summer Swing: Lindy in the Park Noon Sunday, Spokane Tribal Gathering Place, 347 N. Post St., behind City Hall. Family and friends can enjoy swing music and dance. Try a free lesson from Colleen Robinson of Lindy Town, USA. Held on Sundays at noon through Labor Day. (907) 632-9393. Admission: FREE
5. Chiselfish 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Riverstone Park, 1805 W. Tilford Lane, Coeur d’Alene. Part of the Riverstone Summer Concert Series. Up next: Latin jazz fusion wtih North Point Jazz, Aug. 25. (208) 292-1629. Admission: FREE
6. Coffee with a Bookseller 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Are you an ardent booklover always on the lookout for new suggestions? Then join Auntie’s own Melissa Opel for coffee. Opel will lead you through an informal discussion of upcoming books and some of her favorite new releases. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea from Beautiful Grounds on Auntie’s. (509) 838-0206. Admission: FREE
7. Trout Steak Revival 8 p.m. Thursday, the Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave. Enjoy a night of bluegrass with this Colorado group, joined by local band Big Red Barn. (509) 747-2174. Admission: $10 advance
8. Stuntcoaster 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Rocket Market, 726 E. 43rd Ave. Enjoy rock, pop and country with this Spokane duo. Then come out at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday for a show by Stella Jones. Part of the Music at the Market outdoor concert series. (509) 343-2253. Admission: FREE
9. “Safari” 8 p.m. Saturday, Blue Door Theatre, 815 W. Garland Ave. Featuring short form improv games based off of your suggestions. (509) 747-7045. Admission: $7
10. Odyssey 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the Big Dipper, 171 S. Washington St. Spokane trio plays progressive instrumental music. Joined by Astronaut and the Trees, and Mother Yeti. (509) 863-8098. Admission: $7
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