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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Take a ride with Hot Rod Deluxe at Arbor Crest

Arbor Crest Wine Cellars presents Hot Rod Deluxe with Rock 'n' Roll Hits of the '50s, 60s & 70s, in their Summer Concert Series, it's this Sunday, July 26 from 5:30 to sunset. Tickets are just $8 at the gate.

Tomorrow, July 23, Larry Myer will perform acoustic folk rock for Arbor Crest's Thursday Performers on the Patio free concert series. Patti Simpson Ward will display Americana Art. Music runs from 5:30-7:30pm.

Take it easy, Jackson Browne is coming to Northern Quest

With more than 18 million albums sold in the US, Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most memorable songs in popular music. He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriter's Hall of Fame, with chart topping hits too numerous to list. He's coming to Northern Quest Thursday, July 30 at 7:30 pm. Go to for information and tickets.

The Festival at Sandpoint begins August 6 with Arlo Guthrie

American folk music treasure Arlo Guthrie kicks off the 33rd season of the Festival at Sandpoint Thursday, August 6. Then on Friday, August 7 it's Ziggy Marley and the Maw Band. Saturday, August 8, Country Music Hall of Fame singer-songwriter Vince Gill takes the stage. For tickets and information go to

Singin' in the Rain now through Sunday at CdA's Kroc Center

Now through Sunday, July 26, dance and sing with Don, Cosmo, Kathy, and Lina in 'the best movie musical of all time.' 'Singin' in the Rain' at Coeur d'Alene's Kroc Center, features Hollywood in the 20s when silent pictures were giving way to the 'talkies.' This light-hearted spoof of frantic Hollywood with the advent of sound, changes all the movie making rules as Monumental Studios prepares for their romantic epic The Duelling Cavalier. 'Singin' in the Rain' includes some of the best loved comedy routines, dance numbers and love ballads ever written. With a vintage score and book - and that torrential dance number - 'Singin' In the Rain' is 24 carat classic entertainment. Go to for tickets and information.

Saranac Art Project Opens July 24

The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture is presenting the Saranac Art Projects' first MAC exhibit, opening this Friday, July 24 and runs until September 20. Sixteen local contemporary artists will display their work, and many of the pieces will be for sale. Saranac Art Projects is a non-profit artist cooperative designed to support and educate artists and their communities while inspiring a vibrant contemporary art culture in the Inland Northwest.

"One of the MAC's goals is to help introduce local artists to new and more diverse audiences, so we're delighted to host works by the Saranac Art Projects' artists at the museum," said MAC Executive Director Forrest Rodgers.

"Having a show at the MAC allows the Saranac artists to reach a broader audience. We think it's great that the MAC is revitalizing what it's about, and reaching out to artists in the community for an exhibit like this. We're thrilled to be a part of it," said Jeff Huston, acting president of the Saranac Art Projects.

July Performances at Rockin' B Ranch this Friday & Saturday

This month's shows at the Rockin' B Ranch are this Friday & Saturday, July 24 & 25. Celebrating their 21st season, the Riders of the Rockin' B supper shows are not to be missed! Each show features a hilarious outdoor melodrama, BBQ supper, and cowboy trail music. The remaining performances of the season are on August 28 & 29, September 25 & 26 and October 9 & 10.

For tickets and more information, visit or call 509-891-9016.

Ana Popovic performs at the Bing July 29

Blues Artist Ana Popovic with special guest Ron Holloway will perform at the Bing Crosby Theater on Wednesday, July 29, beginning at 7:30 pm. Ana received a nomination for Best Contemporary Female Blues Artist for 2014. Due to her fans demand - Blue Sky Productions NW is bringing Ana and her Mo' Love Band back to the Bing on 2015 US Tour and to kick off Blue Sky's Rock n' Blues Series which will bring legendary blues artist Taj Mahal in July as well.

Popovic is an award-winning guitarist who blends smoking electric funk and slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals and a tight blues with soulful, feminine vocals. Her album 'Can You Stand The Heat' was a 'Pick Of The Week' by USA Today and was featured on NPR Music.

Tickets are $22 - $32 and available at or 800-325-SEAT.

Spokane Shock vs. Portland Thunder this Saturday

Don't miss an exciting 10th Anniversary season of Spokane Shock Football. The Spokane Shock will play the Portland Thunder this Saturday, July 25 at 7pm. Singlegame ticket prices range from $15 to $60. For Season Tickets, call the Shock directly at 509-242-7462.

Tickets can be purchased at or 800-325-SEAT, the Spokane Arena Box Office, or Day-of-Game (limited seating) at the Spokane Arena.

The Best of Pat McManus Comes to Post Falls Library

Tim Behrens, (in)famous for his portrayal of Patrick McManus' humorous stories about the outdoors, is coming to the Community Library Network at Post Falls for a free one-night-only special performance tonight, July 22. The show starts at 7pm. The library will close at 6pm and reopen at 6:30pm. No reservations will be taken, so come early for the best seating and refreshments.

'The Best of McManus,' sponsored by the Post Falls Library Foundation and the Friends of the Post Falls Library, is a one-man shows written by nationally celebrated humor writer Patrick F. McManus and starring Tim Behrens.

The show is free, however, Library Foundation welcomes any financial donations at the door. Donations will go toward Foundation projects, including the publication of a book celebrating the Post Falls Library.

For more information, visit CommunityLibrary.Net/PFFoundation or call the library, 208-772-1506 x 2.

Keb' Mo' at the Bing July 30

Three-time Grammy winner and visionary roots-music storyteller Keb' Mo' will perform at the Bing on Thursday, July 30 at 7:30pm. Keb' recently released his 12th full length album, 'BLUESAmericana', marking his 20th anniversary of his debut.

His first album under that name, 'Keb' Mo', earned gold-record status. The second Keb' Mo' album, 'Just Like You,' won the Grammy Award for Contemporary Blues Album, which he also repeated with 1999's 'Slow Down' and 2005's 'Keep It Simple.' Keb's songs have been recorded by B.B. King, Buddy Guy, the Dixie Chicks, Joe Cocker and Robert Palmer. Keb' also performs the theme song for the new sit-com 'Mike & Molly' and was music composer for TV's 'Memphis Beat.'

Tickets available through or 800-325-SEAT.

Tonight's Free Concert at Barrister Winery

This Summer season, Barrister Winery at 1213 W Railroad Avenue will have free concerts on Wednesday evenings. This Wednesday, July 22, Karrie O'Neill will perform from 6-9pm. Courtyard patio opens at 5pm, and wine is available for purchase. Reservations accepted at 509-465-3591.

Hot Summer Nights at Arbor Crest this Friday

This Friday, July 24, from 5:30 to 10 pm, enjoy great music, wine, food and fun at this year's Hot Summer nights at Arbor Crest winery.

Doors open at 5pm and entertainment begins at 5:30. Atomic Jive will set the tone with their big band sounds. The Camaros will take the stage at 7 and rock the house. Dance the rest of the evening with Spokane Voice spinning all your favorite tunes.

This year's speakeasy will even include a casino where guests can play roulette, craps and blackjack and high rollers can win prizes from our sponsors and advertisers.

General Admission tickets are $25 and VIP tickets are $50. For more information or to order tickets, visit or 800-325-SEAT.

Spokane Public Radio Presents Paula Poundstone

Tickets are on sale now for an evening of Paula Poundstone's comedy on Thursday, October 15 at 7:30 pm at the Bing Crosby Theater. Poundstone is probably best known as a frequent panelist on NPR's hit current events quiz show, 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me.'

Poundstone was the first woman to receive a Cable ACE Award for a comedy special for her one-hour HBO show, 'Cats, Cops, and Stuff' and the first woman invited to entertain at the prestigious White House Correspondents' Dinner. She received a second Cable ACE Award for her self-titled HBO talk show series plus an Emmy for her field pieces on the PBS program 'Life & Times.'

Tickets to the live show are available at or 800-325-SEAT. Proceeds from the event benefit Spokane Public Radio.

Land of Plenty, Two nights at The Bartlett

This Thursday & Friday, July 23 & 24, a Celebration of Collaboration at the Bartlett will feature live Music, Collaborative Photography & Design Exhibit.

Thursday, starting at 8pm, features Mama Doll, Windoe, Lotte Kestner and Hannah Reader, and on Friday, Cami Bradley, Lemolo, Anna Tivel and Abby Gundersen will highlight the evening.

Land of Plenty is a collaborative art project that includes eight photographers, eight letterer/designers and eight musician/songwriters teamed to create a multimedia series. Landscapes of music, poetry, captured light, letters and art stretch out on the horizon. A land of plenty.

Doors open at 7:30pm, standing room only. More info and tickets are available at Tickets are $10 each night.

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