Luong Huynh

photographer - from: Eau Claire

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The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Apr. 4th, 2018

Prex Claires 2018 Lineup Unleashed

V1 Staff, photos by Luong Huynh

Today Blugold Radio released plans for 2018's 'Prex Claires' festivities, set for Thursday, July 5, revving things up for the Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival on July 6-7. Last year saw the first installment of Prex Claires, inviting music lovers – both local and from out-of-town – into downtown Eau Claire.

Wed. Mar. 21st, 2018

Opening Shot | March 21, 2018

photos by Luong Huynh

IT’S GETTING A LITTLE S. CAREY OUT HERE. Eau Claire’s S. Carey (of Bon Iver) released his third full-length album – Hundred Acres – this month, which included a special backstage show at The State Theatre in Eau Claire on March 16.

Tue. Mar. 20th, 2018

V-Ball Is Your Chance to Dance All Night

Natalie Rosenkranz, photos by Luong Huynh

If you’re in need of an idea for date night, look no further: The 44th Annual Viennese Ball is coming April 13 and 14, and you don’t want to miss it! The Viennese Ball, or V-Ball, is a fundraiser for service, international, and ...

S. Carey Album Release Backstage @The State

Fri. Mar. 16th, 2018

Eau Claire's S.Carey (of Bon Iver) released his third full-length album – Hundred Acres – this month, which included a special backstage show at The State Theatre in Eau Claire on Thursday, March 16.

MidWest WeirdFest

Tue. Mar. 13th, 2018

Micon Downtown Cinema screened 50 “fantastic, frightening, offbeat, and just plain weird” films March 9-11 for the second annual MidWest WeirdFest film festival ...

Fri. Feb. 23rd, 2018

Lighting a Fire

Katie Vagnino, photos by Randy Lee, Luong Huynh

UWEC’s Fire Ball more than a drag show

Midwest Feminists Presents: Me Too Benefit

Sun. Feb. 4th, 2018

On Friday, Feb. 2, Midwest Feminists presented the Me Too Benefit at Forage in Eau Claire's Banbury Place. The event – which included live music, readings, presentations and more – raised funds for ...

Gaelynn Lea at The Oxbow Hotel

Mon. Jan. 15th, 2018

On Friday, Jan 12 Gaelynn Lea performed at The Oxbow Hotel. Gaelynn Lea is a musician from Duluth, MN. She's been playing violin for over twenty years ...

Wed. Jan. 10th, 2018

Opening Shot | Jan. 10, 2018

photos by Luong Huynh

JUST A-CROONING AND A-SWOONING. Former Eau Clairian songstress Savannah Smith joined Andy Cook in the The Oxbow Hotel’s gallery for an intimate show on Friday night, Jan. 5.

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Ready for Anything

Barbara Arnold, photos by Luong Huynh

Altoona-based Red Cross specialist finds fulfillment responding to hurricanes, tornadoes, and other disasters

Syvers @The Cabin

Sun. Nov. 19th, 2017

Syvers is a Minneapolis based indie duo consisting of Jake and Sarah. Influenced by their individual roots, the duo infuses current trends of pop music with the intensity of post-rock and vulnerably-honest lyrics from a singer-songwriter background.

Wed. Nov. 15th, 2017

A Synthy New Aero Flynn Single

V1 Staff, photos by Luong Huynh

It’s been two years since we last heard recordings from Aero Flynn, the Minneapolis-based band made up Eau Clairians Josh Scott, Ben Lester, Dave Power, and more. After the release of 2015’s self-titled record ...

Thu. Nov. 2nd, 2017

Loud Whispers

Measha Vieth, photos by Luong Huynh

The Jaggernauts are back with a fierce new record

Wed. Aug. 23rd, 2017

Not Just for 'Girls'

Max Martinson, photos by Luong Huynh

roller derby team updates name to shift focus from gender

Ashley for the Arts 2017

Mon. Aug. 14th, 2017

Ashley for the Arts is one of Wisconsin’s largest charity events. The three-day festival is packed with music, food, art, and more ...

Fri. Aug. 11th, 2017

Music Quick Hits | August 2017

Eric Christenson, photos by Luong Huynh

Blugold Radio and the forthcoming Confluence Center announced a special show on August 25 to celebrate the coming school year and the center’s construction progress featuring Dames, Idle Empress, and The Heart Pills ...

Chalkfest 2017: The Big Day

Mon. Jul. 31st, 2017

Once again, Volume One partnered with UW-Eau Claire to present Chalkfest on UWEC's beautiful campus mall – on Saturday, July 29 – with over 150 local and regional artists chalking up the college's various sidewalks ...

Eaux Claires 2017: The Grounds

Wed. Jun. 21st, 2017

Crafted by creative director Michael Brown, the 2017 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (June 16 & 17) set out to be a unique experience for fest goers. It mixed a diverse lineup of music with ambitious art installations, striking stages, and a beautiful natural setting next to the Chippewa River.

Eaux Claires 2017: The Music

Wed. Jun. 21st, 2017

With multiple stages and a diverse lineup of performers hand-picked by festival curators Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Aaron Dessner (The National), the 2017 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (June 16 & 17) provided two days of fantastic live music ...

Eaux Claires 2017: The People

Wed. Jun. 21st, 2017

Tens of thousands people showed up for the 2017 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (June 16 & 17). Attracted by the diverse lineup; headliner shows from Chance the Rapper, Wilco, Paul Simon, and the all-star John Prine tribute; and the promise of ...

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Jun. 19th, 2017

Eaux Claires 2017: In the Woods and in the Rain

Eric Christenson, photos by Lee Butterworth, Luong Huynh

Rain happened off and on throughout Troix, the third installment of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, but the tricky weather was never enough suppress the creative energy, artistic drive, and good vibes that permeate this particular fest every year.


Fri. Jun. 16th, 2017

On Thursday, June 15 – on the eve of the 2017 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival – The Oxbow Hotel in downtown Eau Claire shut down a block of Galloway Street to stage their OXBEAUX concert, featuring the Shouting Matches, Field Report, Dem Yuut, and Idle Empress.

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Jun. 14th, 2017

PHOTOS: Eaux Claires Fans at Peak Eaux Claires

Mike Paulus, photos by Luong Huynh, Lee Butterworth

We've taken many a photograph over the past two Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festivals, as all kinds of fantastic people converge upon the Chippewa Valley from around the world. Enjoy a handful of music fans who seem extra-at-home at Eaux Claires.

Thu. Jun. 1st, 2017

Artistic Evolution

Eric Christenson, photos by Lee Butterworth, Luong Huynh

Eaux Claires Troix’s art program is focused on interaction

Wed. May. 31st, 2017

5 Huge Local Festivals Bring the Heat With Musical Greats

V1 Staff, photos by Mike O'Brien, Luong Huynh

Bluegrass, for being a somewhat niche genre, has a passionate, open, and fun-loving audience all over the globe. So it’s no surprise that the Blue Ox Music Festival, now in its third year, is quickly gaining fiery support in the area and reverberating across the country as one of the best ...

The Daily Shakedown

Fri. May. 19th, 2017

Eaux Claires Goes Huge on 2017 Art Installations

Eric Christenson, photos by Lee Butterworth, Luong Huynh

The Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival is just about four weeks away, and they just announced their mind-bending slate of visual arts, performance pieces, sound installations, artistic collaborations, and literature events ...

Wed. May. 3rd, 2017

Time Is Tight for Pagoda

Tom Giffey, photos by Luong Huynh

museum needs big space to stash iconic restaurant roof

Wed. Apr. 19th, 2017

Oddball? No, V Ball

by Katie Vagnino, photos by Luong Huynh

I always wondered what the fuss was about the Viennese Ball – now I understand

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Apr. 19th, 2017

Woo's Pagoda Needs Help ... SOON

Mike Paulus, photos by Luong Huynh

It looks like the fabled 18-foot tall pagoda which used to adorn the now gone Woo's Pagoda restaurant on Hastings Way in Eau Claire needs a new storage facility by May 15 or ...

Thu. Mar. 23rd, 2017

Eaux Claires Festival Seeks Artists' Installations

Hannah Mumm, photos by Luong Huynh

Eaux Claires wants you: Once again, the creative team behind the annual art and music festival is putting out a call for artists. Curators, designers, and creative directors will review all submissions ...

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Mar. 8th, 2017

IN STOCK: Nickolas Butler's The Hearts of Men

Local Store Shopkeep , photos by Luong Huynh

We've never seen anything like it. Last Monday's reading and book release from Nickolas Butler was one of the biggest events The Local Store has hosted – the place was packed with readers and fans ...

CWC Presents Boy Kisses @The Plus

Fri. Mar. 3rd, 2017

Individually, the four core members of Minneapolis-based Boy Kisses Comedy — Turner Barrowman, Collin Klug, Robert Fones, and Drew Janda — are phenomenally talented ...

Red Light Poetry Reading @Red's

Mon. Feb. 13th, 2017

On Friday, February 10, as a precursor to Valentine's Day, Red's Mercantile in Eau Claire hosted a poetry reading to get your your heart pumping. Crimson hues will streamed on local authors ...

Seasaw + LASKA @The Lakely

Fri. Feb. 10th, 2017

The Oxbow Hotel and The Lakely played host to Seasaw and LASKA on Thursday night, Feb. 9. Seasaw is a folk pop band from Madison, while local favorite LASKA is a sister trio out of Eau Claire.

Thu. Feb. 9th, 2017

Vienna on the Chippewa

Pan Thao, photos by Luong Huynh

get your tickets now for UWEC’s annual V-Ball