5:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

Dinner Jazz: Amethyst 2

Amethyst 2 focuses on the longstanding tradition of improvisation, using songs that range from originals to classic rock and jazz standards as catalysts for spontaneous musical interaction. The duo, with guitarist Park Evans, has performed with locally and regionally renown bands such as High & Mighty, New Primitives, and Bookhouse Trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Eauxpera

The ensemble will present scenes and arias from operatic favorites such as Puccini's La Bohème and Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro to Broadway favorites Chicago and The Light in the Piazza among others. Don't know Italian? No worries - English translations will be provided.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 1

Jingle Jams: Billy Krause

Join Billy Krause in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 1

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 1

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Fri. Dec. 1

Eau Claire Male Chorus Christmas Concert

The Eau Claire Male Chorus presents "A Caroling Season". Regis High School Choir will also perform. Tickets are available at Festival Foods, or call.

Lake Street United Methodist Church Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Adult Tickets: $10 Advance, $12 At The Door Under Age 18 FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

UWEC Jazz Ensemble I

The Grammy award nominated jazz study program will hold an ensemble concert.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 GA; $2 for UWEC faculty staff/students; $5 Senior/Youth/Other college

7:30-10pm Fri. Dec. 1

A Motown Christmas

Stars The Motown Experience, a world-class vocal group assembled from past and present members of The Temptations, The Miracles and The Capitols. Includes all of the classic Motown Hits combined with many of your seasonal favorites, performed in that memorable, soulful Motown Style.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $44-54 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Dec. 1

Gallery Friday: Orchid Eaton + Candid Kid

Orchid Eaton is a Minneapolis/Eau Claire basement pop amalgamation of Matt Leavitt (EMOT, Moon & Pollution) & Brian Moen (Peter Wolf Crier, Laarks, Shouting Matches). Two dads who revere earth-toned vibe, semi-working gear, & creative candor.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Dec. 1

Every Buddy's Bar: Hip Hop Toy Drive

Bear Klan Entertainment and Every Buddy's Bar are happy to bring you the second annual Hip Hop Toy Drive. This show will be providing you with live entertainment while giving back to the local community at the same time.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $7 or new unwrapped toy donation (highly encouraged)

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Jeff White

From the hills of Western Wisconsin, Jeff White plays a unique style of Americana/Folk, blending this with warm tones, delays and vibrato, not to mention outlaw grit. Dramatic ballads, haunting love songs and bittersweet remembrance are staple themes for this country and folk songwriter.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music: Half Gringa + Sniffle Party + The Nunnery + Minor Moon

Half Gringa is cowboy literati from Chicago, Sniffle Party is dreamy future witch pop from Eau Claire, The Nunnery is mystic deep water ripples from Minneapolis, and Minor Moon is space prophet tunes from Chicago.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

9pm-1am Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music: 4 Way Fridays

Live music from the band 4 Way Fridays.

My Place 408 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Dec. 1

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Dec. 1

Live Music: Sage

Sage is a Classic Rock/Country band based out of midwestern Wisconsin.

O'Leary's Pub 809 W. Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+