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7 Nights Out: A look at what’s on deck this week

1. James Taylor

The legendary singer-songwriter is on the road with his All-Star Band. This Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame member’s most recent album is 2015’s “Before This World.”

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave.

Cost: $65-$85, through TicketsWest



The rockers return to town on the “Freedom to Rock” tour with special guest Caleb Johnson (2014 finalist on “American Idol”).

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Spokane Arena, 720 W. Mallon Ave.

Cost: $39.50-$125, through TicketsWest


3. The Cave Singers

Seattle indie folk rock quartet returns to Spokane behind the new album “Banshee.”

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $17, through the Bartlett


4. “The Music Man”

There’s trouble in River City when a fast-talking salesman gets his heart stolen by the town librarian. Meredith Willson’s six-time Tony Award winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957. Presented by Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre.

When: Continues through July 31; performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.

Where: Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene

Cost: $49/adults, $42/seniors age 62 and older and military, $27/children, through the theater

Info: or (208) 660-2958

5. Opera on the Lake 2016: “Die Fledermaus”

Selections from Johann Strauss II’s operetta, presented by Opera Coeur d’Alene aboard a Lake Coeur d’Alene sunset cruise.

When: Sunday; board at 6 p.m., sail at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Coeur d’Alene Resort, Boardwalk Marina on east side, 115 S. Second St.

Cost: $50/general, $65/table seating, through Opera CdA’s website

Info: (800) 418-1485 or

6. The Avett Brothers

Award-winning folk rock band from North Carolina combines bluegrass, country, punk, pop melodies, folk, rock ’n’ roll, indie rock, honky tonk and ragtime. Brothers Scott (banjo) and Seth Avett (guitar) are joined by double-bassist Bob Crawford, cellist Joe Kwon, drummer Mike Marsh, violinist Tania Elizabeth and keyboardist Paul Defigilia. Opening the show is Grace Potter.

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Northern Quest Resort & Casino, Pend Oreille Pavilion, 100 N. Hayford Road

Cost: $45-$75, through the casino

Info: (509) 481-2800 or

7. Chris Cornell

The frontman of three multi-platinum bands and the chief architect of the grunge movement, Cornell’s music has been featured prominently in film, TV and video games. He will be joined by special guest Fantastic Negrito, winner of NPR’s inaugural Tiny Desk Concert Contest.

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday

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



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