Ticket alert: Coming Boise concerts that go on sale Friday

  • Idaho Laugh Festival: Showcasing approximately 70 local and international comics, including Dennis Regan, as well as workshops focusing on stand-up, improv and storytelling. Jan. 10-11, several venues, primarily Downtown Boise. Individual tickets/VIP pass available. 863-4292, ­info@idaholaughfest.com, ­idaholaughfest.com. On sale Dec. 13

  • Styx: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $35, $45 and $60. Boise State Tickets. On sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 13

  • Soulfly: 8 p.m. Jan. 30, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $18. TicketWeb. $20 day of show. On sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 13

  • 2 Chainz: With Pusha T and August Alsina. 8 p.m. Feb. 12, Revolution Center, 4983 Glenwood St., Garden City. $39.50 and $69.50. ­Ticketfly. On sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 13

  • “Spank!  Harder”: Picks up where the original (“Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody”) left off, parodying not only “Fifty Shades of Grey,” but taking aim at a variety of pop culture that is begging to be spanked. 6 and 9:30 p.m. April 17, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $30. TicketWeb. On sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 13

Michael Deeds is the Idaho Statesman’s entertainment columnist and Scene magazine editor. His column runs Fridays and Sundays. He appears on the 6 p.m. broadcast of "Today's 6 News" on Thursdays and hosts a music show, "The Other Studio," from 9-10 p.m. Sundays on 94.9 FM The River.

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