7 Nights Out

Seven suggestions for the week of October 17, 2014

1: Kenny Rogers

Country music legend has scored 24 No. 1 hits over his long career, including “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “Lucille,” and “Islands in the Stream.” Chances are good you’ll hear some of them when Rogers performs this weekend.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

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

Cost: $55-$85

Info: (509) 481-6700 or www.northernquest.com

2: Alter Bridge

Rock music with lead singer and Mead High School graduate Myles Kennedy.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday

Where: Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $27/advance, $30/day of show

Info: sp.knittingfactory.com

3: Siren Songs & Stories

Three Spokane singer-songwriters team up to Take Strides Against Breast Cancer in a benefit performance. The Nicole Lewis Band, The Angela Marie Project and Christy Lee Comrie will bring an evening of rock and country rock from a female point of view.

When: 8 p.m. today

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

Cost: $15, through TicketsWest

Info: www.bingcrosbytheater.com

4: Blue Man Group

This long-running troupe is best known for popular theatrical shows that combine comedy, music, and technology to produce an unusual form of entertainment. With no spoken language, this performance is suitable for all ages, languages and cultures. Continues through Sunday. Part of the 2014-15 Best of Broadway season.

When: 7:30 p.m. today, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday,

1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

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

Cost: $32.50-$72.50, through TicketsWest

Info: http://bestofbroadwayspokane.com/ shows/blue-man-group/

5: The Sweeplings

Spokane’s favorite “America’s Got Talent” contestant Cami Bradley pairs with Whitney Dean to form the Sweeplings, who play indie folk/pop. Two shows: the first with Patchy Sanders, the second with Betty and the Boy.

When: 7 and 9 p.m. today

Where: The Bartlett, 228 W. Sprague Ave.

Cost: $15/advance; $18/door

info: http://thebartlettspokane.com or

(509) 747-2174

6: National Theatre Live’s “Frankenstein”

Two actors who portray Sherlock Holmes on two different continents team up for a staged version of “Frankenstein” for the National Theatre in London, directed by Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionaire”). Benedict Cumberbatch (the BBC’s “Sherlock”) and Jonny Lee Miller (CBS’s “Elementary”) alternate playing Dr. Frankenstein and his creation in filmed versions of the smash hit play. Presented by Friends of the Bing.

When: With Benedict Cumberbatch as the monster at noon Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday, and with Jonny Lee Miller as the monster at 3 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. A 30-minute intermission is offered between the showings

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

Cost: $15/adult, $10/student, through TicketsWest

Info: www.bingcrosbytheater.com/

7: Jason Mraz

Grammy-winning, platinum-selling folk-pop singer-songwriter Jason Mraz brings his latest tour to Spokane, in support of “Yes!,” his first all-acoustic record. With and Raining Jane.

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday

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

Cost: $25-$75, through TicketsWest

Info: www.inbpac.com/