LEWISTON — Tickets are on sale for Queensryche, performing at 8 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Clearwater River Casino east of here.
The progressive heavy metal band (shown above) formed in 1982 in Bellevue, Wash. They will release a new album in 2015. Current band members are Eddie Jackson, Todd LaTorre, Parker Lundgren, Scott Rockenfield and Michael Wilton.
Tickets are $35 and available at the casino box office or at Ticketswest outlets by calling (800) 325-SEAT or online at ticketswest.com.
MOSCOW — The 48th annual University of Idaho Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Feb. 25-28 will feature artists representing a broad range of jazz styles, including Jeff Coffin, three-time Grammy Award recipient with Bela Fleck & the Flecktones; Grammy Award-winner Dianne Reeves; and Airmen of Note, the premier jazz ensemble of the U.S. Air Force.
Here’s the lineup:
Feb. 25 — Grammy-nominated vibraphonist Stefon Harris and saxophonists Jeff Coffin and Grace Kelly, a five-time recipient of the ASCAP Foundation’s Young Jazz Composers Award, will perform with the All-Star Quartet featuring Josh Nelson, Graham Dechter, Katie Thiroux and Kevin Kanner and the Lionel Hampton School of Music Jazz Band 1 in the UI Student Union Building Ballroom.
Feb. 26 — Evening concerts will showcase various artists in the multiple performance venues on the UI campus. The lineup includes Holly Hofmann and Mike Wofford playing selections from Hoffman’s Flutology project with special guests Ali Ryerson in the Administration Building Auditorium; Bria Skonberg with guests Jeff Coffin, Grace Kelly and the All-Star Quartet in the Haddock Performance Hall; Airmen of Note with Stefon Harris in the Kibbie Dome; and Meschiya Lake and the Little Bighorns in the Student Union Building Ballroom.
Feb. 27 — The Jensen Sisters will showcase their trumpet and saxophone talents, followed by Dianne Reeves in the Kibbie Dome.
Feb. 28 — The Lionel Hampton Jazz Orchestra with appearances by Stefon Harris, Dianne Reeves and others.
Tickets range in price depending on the night and seats from $25-$50 general admission, $12-$50 for college students and $7-$45 for youth. They can be purchased by calling the University Ticket Office at (888) 8-UIDAHO or online at www.uidaho.edu/jazzfest/tickets.
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. — Tickets go on sale at 8:30 a.m. Saturday for blues, gospel and rock musician Jonny Lang (shown at right) performing March 21 at Northern Quest’s Pend Oreille Pavilion.
Lang started playing guitar at the age of 12, released his first album at 14, was a critically acclaimed multiplatinum-selling artist at 16, a Grammy Award nominee at 17 and won his first Grammy Award at 25. He has had five albums chart in the top 50 of the Billboard 200 chart and won a Grammy Award for the gospel-influenced album “Turn Around.”
Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $35, $45 and $65 and can be purchased online at www.northernquest.com or by calling (877) 871-6772.