1. Mick Fleetwood Blues Band
Mick Fleetwood co-founded Fleetwood Mac as a blues band. Now he gets back to those roots playing with his blues combo. | FULL STORY
When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, 1001 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $43-$78, through the Fox box office or website, or any TicketsWest outlet
Info: (509) 624-1200 or foxtheaterspokane.com
This classic is a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz. The six-time Tony Award and Grammy winner will tackle the roaring ’20s with vaudeville flair. Directed by Abbey Crawford and featuring Quinn Vaira as Roxie Hart and Angela Pierson as Velma Kelly. | FULL STORY
When: Friday through Oct. 23; performances are Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m.
Where: The Modern Theater Spokane, 174 S. Howard St.
Cost: $24-$30, available online or from the Modern box office
Info: (509) 455-7529 or themoderntheater.org
3. Villalobos Brothers
Award-winning virtuoso violinists and vocalists Ernesto, Alberto and Luis headline the fourth annual Humanitas Festival with a concert where Mariachi meets jazz and classical. Contemporary high-octane Mexican fiddling.
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Jones Theatre, Daggy Hall, Washington State University, Pullman
Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, through TicketsWest
4. Pianist George Winston
A veteran pianist with more than 15 albums to his name plays a variety of styles, including melodic folk piano, New Orleans R&B piano and stride piano. He also performs songs from his seasonal favorites.
When: 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint
Cost: $25, through TicketsWest
Info: (208) 263-9191 or panida.org
5. Comedian Kathleen Madigan
Madigan, a regular panelist on the now-canceled “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,” is bringing “The Mermaid Lady” standup tour to the Bing. | FULL STORY
When: 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave.
Cost: $35, through TicketsWest
6. Valleyfest 2016
The city of Spokane Valley’s family-oriented community event features entertainment on three stages, hot air balloons, a car show and other festivities. The bed races begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday along East Sprague Avenue between Unviersity and Bowdish roads, followed by the Hearts of Gold parade between Pines and University. Visit valleyfest.org for the full schedule. | FULL STORY
Where: Mirabeau Meadows Par k, 13500 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Spokane Valley
Info: (509) 922-3299 or valleyfest.org
7. Oktoberfest at the River
Get your oompah on at Spokane’s celebration of all things Bavarian. Live music, singing, authentic German food, games, root beer garden and steins of Paulaner German beer. Benefits the German American Society of Spokane.
When: Noon-midnight Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.
Cost: $10 a day, $15 for the weekend, free for ages 12 and younger; free admission from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, and half-price admission Sunday for Family Day.
Where: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Note: After 7 p.m., the festival is open to ages 21 and older only