Monday, Dec. 3rd, 2018

8-10pm Mon. Dec. 3

Monday Jazz Jams

UWEC jazz faculty member Dr. Aaron Hedenstrom hosts this jazz series, paying homage to the storied tradition of the jam session. Bring your axe, call a tune, and sit in after the first set with local professionals.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Dec. 4th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 4

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 4

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

7:30pm Tue. Dec. 4

Open Mic Night at The Plus

Each week, a different artist will host and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Whether it is music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Dec. 5th, 2018

7pm Wed. Dec. 5

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 5

Colfax High School Choir Christmas Show

Colfax High School Choir shares some of their holiday music as well as spotlighting solos and acts the students prepared themselves. Colfax High School Choir members will share holiday music as well as solos and small groups in an open mic-style performance.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Wed. Dec. 5

Classic Country Jam

Hosted by the "Bear Creek Boys" (Bear Creek Band w/steel guitar), this jam invites singers, musicians, or bands to perform their favorite classic country hits with or without the backup band. Backline provided but please bring your axe. The public is invited.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Thursday, Dec. 6th, 2018

6-7:30pm Thu. Dec. 6

Holiday Concert featuring Warren Petryk Benefiting Bob's House For Dog's

Please bring an item from the wishlist and your name will go into our raffle for a gift card. Laundry soap, grain free can food, grain free dry food, gas gift cards, pet store gift cards, Mr. Clean, stamps, hand soap, pill pockets, soft treats, car wash gift cards, and paper towels.

Spirit Lutheran Church 1310 Main St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Thu. Dec. 6

Christmas Singalong: A Heyde Center Family Tradition

Sing your heart out with friends and family at a community-wide singalong as Cathy Reitz and members of the Chippewa Valley Community Chorus lead you through an evening of some of the most loved Christmas carols and our favorite songs of the season.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free will donation

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Dec. 6

Live Music: Tatum Kline

Tatum Kline is a singer songwriter from Minneapolis. She is studying Music Therapy at Augsburg University in Minneapolis. Tatum been singing all her life and playing guitar since the age of 12.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Dec. 6

Early Eyes

An indie-pop driven band from Minneapolis that has recorded multiple EP’s that have drawn a captive audience throughout the Twin Cities and beyond. Their most recent EP highlights a mix of funky and electric tones that builds the band’s current sound even further, it also contains the band’s first official feature, Dizzy Fae.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11pm Thu. Dec. 6

Vinyl Nights: John Shemick

Enjoy craft cocktails, regional beers and wines, and order from the popular late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl record live on stage.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Dec. 7th, 2018

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 7

Live Music: Sean Jordan

Sean Jordan performs a wide variety of covers ranging from John Mayer, Stevie Ray, John Prine, and Bob Seger, to acoustic takes on pop tunes. Expect to hear a mix of pop, blues and folk.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages with parent

7pm Fri. Dec. 7

Jingle Jams: Olive Sings

With a sound made for the back porch Olive Sings blends bluegrass, folk and blues to create a down home sound that is uniquely their own.

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

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 7

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Blaine and Leah Howard

Blaine and Leah play thoughtful acoustic music with lots of harmonies and achy-pretty melodies. They both write and trade lead vocals. Blaine plays acoustic and occasional electric guitar. Leah plays acoustic guitar and piano. David plays Electric guitar & mandolin.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 7

UW-Stout Symphonic Singers and Chamber Choir

UW-Stout Symphonic Singers and Chamber Choir commemorate the centennial of World War I with “Silent Night”, a program featuring mostly music from the United Kingdom, France, and Germany composed during World War I.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 910 9th St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $5 tickets at the UW-Stout Service Center or online.

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 7

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+

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 7

Let's Go Nut(s)cracker: Holiday Concert with CVJO and CVSO

The Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra will be performing great works from their symphonic repertoire, and the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra will play the jazz versions. This holiday concert features classic and updated versions of holiday favorites, including multiple selections from Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker".

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 adults, $10 youth/students

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 7

Do You Hear What I Hear? Joyous Songs for Christmas

The Eau Claire Male Chorus presents its annual Christmas Concert. Also performing: Fall Creek High School Choirs and the Chippewa Valley Boy Choir. The ECMC is known for its enthusiastic singing, the chorus performs popular, sacred, patriotic, and traditional selections.

Lake Street United Methodist Church 337 Lake St., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 advance; $15 at the door; under 18 are FREE

9pm Fri. Dec. 7

Live Music: Crystal & The Commotion

Crystal and the Commotion featuring vocalist Crystal Dolivo, former Airkraft bassist and 2010 Grammy Nominated artist Peter Phippen, guitarist Scott Milz, and drummer Michael Hucek. Expect great music from the 60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Dec. 8th, 2018

2pm Sat. Dec. 8

Let's Go Nut(s)cracker: Holiday Concert with CVJO and CVSO

The Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra will be performing great works from their symphonic repertoire, and the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra will play the jazz versions. This holiday concert features classic and updated versions of holiday favorites, including multiple selections from Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker".

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 adults, $10 youth/students

Age: All Ages

4-5:15pm Sat. Dec. 8

Schola Cantorum of Eau Claire "Mystery and Mirth: A Spanish Christmas"

A vocal chamber ensemble dedicated to performing the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods in the Chippewa Valley. This concert features music from renaissance Spain that celebrates the mystery of the Virgin birth, and the human aspects of the Christmas story.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 910 9th St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Free, donation accepted

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Dec. 8

Texas Hippie Coalition

The Texas Hippie Coalition is a heavy metal band form Denison Texas.

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

Cost: $17adv; $22 at the door

Age: 21+

7-10pm Sat. Dec. 8

Live Music: SoulFouRce

SoulFouRce is an ensemble of women from Wausau playing a variety of popular music, incorporating harmonies for a unique sound.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Dec. 8

Jingle Jams: Savannah Smith

Eau Claire native Savannah Smith writes catchy folk-pop songs and has recently wrapped up recording on her first full-length album.

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

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 8

Joe Nichols

A night of good music and good fun. Joe Nichols is a country music star out of Arksansas. Morgan Myles, a country and soul singer, will open.

Stout Ale House & Broadway Bowl 1501 N. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: $32 GA, $52 VIP

Age: 21+

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 8

Do You Hear What I Hear? Joyous Songs for Christmas

The Eau Claire Male Chorus presents its annual Christmas Concert. Also performing: Fall Creek High School Choirs and the Chippewa Valley Boy Choir. The ECMC is known for its enthusiastic singing, the chorus performs popular, sacred, patriotic, and traditional selections.

Lake Street United Methodist Church 337 Lake St., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 advance; $15 at the door; under 18 are FREE

8-11pm Sat. Dec. 8

Live Music: joe g

joe g combines Americana, folk, and pop musical styling with raw, personal lyrics that he hopes resonates with a broad audience. His originals focus on everything from love to pain, joy to sadness.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Dec. 8

Live Music: Rattle Can Red

Rattle Can Red plays rock and country covers.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8pm Sat. Dec. 8

Live Music: Happy Children

The Happy Children from Normal Parents will play the Cabin.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. Dec. 8

Live Music: Jon Wilson

Having an eclectic taste and passion for music, Jon applies his unique brand of acoustic flavor to cover tunes that span 7 decades of music from Rock, Pop, Jazz and Country.

Ivory Piano Bar 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Dec. 8

Late Night Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30pm Sat. Dec. 8

Weekend Brunch: Brady Didion

Brady Didion is an instrumental guitarist with over 20 years of experience. Brady’s songwriting explores lively, evocative melodies married with percussive elements. Inspired by musicians such as Antoine Dufour and Andy McKee, Brady’s music is meditative and mellow.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Dec. 8

The Artisanals Live

The Artisanals sound ranges from the heartland rock of Bruce Springsteen, and neo-psychedelia anthems of My Morning Jacket, to the dream-pop work of The Cars and The War On Drugs.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 adv, $10 door

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Dec. 8

Live Music: Crystal & The Commotion

Crystal and the Commotion featuring vocalist Crystal Dolivo, former Airkraft bassist and 2010 Grammy Nominated artist Peter Phippen, guitarist Scott Milz, and drummer Michael Hucek. Expect great music from the 60’s 70’s 80’s 90’s and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Dec. 9th, 2018

10am-1pm Sun. Dec. 9

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

Seeger, a staple in the Eau Claire bluegrass scene, will play a mix of fiddle tunes, celtic, and some originals with fiddle and square neck guitar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Dec. 9

44th Annual UW-Eau Claire Holiday Concert

You are cordially invited to enjoy a festive holiday tradition as the UW-Eau Claire Foundation welcomes the community to the university’s annual Holiday Concert. For decades, UWEC has taken this time to showcase the students’ extraordinary musical talents and to spread holiday joy.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per ticket (+ taxes and fees)

2-3:15pm Sun. Dec. 9

Schola Cantorum of Eau Claire "Mystery and Mirth: A Spanish Christmas"

A vocal chamber ensemble dedicated to performing the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods in the Chippewa Valley. This concert features music from renaissance Spain that celebrates the mystery of the Virgin birth, and the human aspects of the Christmas story.

St. Olaf Church 3220 Monroe St., Eau Claire

Cost: Free, donation accepted

Age: All Ages

4pm Sun. Dec. 9

7th Annual Tuba Christmas

A Christmas music concert and singalong to the tune of tuba. Hosted by the Ludington Guard Band. Anyone who plays the tuba, sousaphone, euphonium, or baritone is welcome to participate. Performers should bring festive attire and a music stand, and arrive at 1:30pm.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church 417 W Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE ($10 for performers)

6pm Sun. Dec. 9

44th Annual UW-Eau Claire Holiday Concert

You are cordially invited to enjoy a festive holiday tradition as the UW-Eau Claire Foundation welcomes the community to the university’s annual Holiday Concert. For decades, UWEC has taken this time to showcase the students’ extraordinary musical talents and to spread holiday joy.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per ticket (+ taxes and fees)

10pm Sun. Dec. 9

Mousetrap Open Mic

Downtown Eau Claire's Sunday night entertainment hosted by Peter Diedrick. Drums and amps available. Start at 10pm or after the Packer game. Check Facebook for more information.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Monday, Dec. 10th, 2018

6-8pm Mon. Dec. 10

Stillson Singers - After-School Elementary School Choir

Ninety-two elementary school kids from Stillson Elementary School (grades 3-5) will present their holiday concert at the Heyde Center for the Arts. No cost for admission. Donations appreciated.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: No cost for admission. Donations appreciated.

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Mon. Dec. 10

Music Bingo

Join Snout Saloon for DJ Music Bingo.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-10pm Mon. Dec. 10

Monday Jazz Jams

UWEC jazz faculty member Dr. Aaron Hedenstrom hosts this jazz series, paying homage to the storied tradition of the jam session. Bring your axe, call a tune, and sit in after the first set with local professionals.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Dec. 11th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 11

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 11

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

7-8:30pm Tue. Dec. 11

Stillson Singers - After-School Elementary School Choir

Ninety-two elementary school kids from Stillson Elementary School (grades 3-5) will present their holiday concert at the Heyde Center for the Arts. No cost for admission. Donations appreciated.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: No cost for admission. Donations appreciated.

Age: All Ages

7pm Tue. Dec. 11

Southview and Hillcrest Choir Concert

Elementary school kids from Southview and Hillcrest Elementary Schools (grades 3-5) will present their holiday concert at the Heyde Center for the Arts.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

7:30pm Tue. Dec. 11

Open Mic Night at The Plus

Each week, a different artist will host and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Whether it is music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Dec. 12th, 2018

6pm Wed. Dec. 12

Twelve Days Before Christmas

A heartwarming program of Christmas music featuring the hymns and Old English Christmas carols sung by some of the most talented singers in the Chippewa Valley. Five Star Catering will provide a buffet supper before the concert, then sit back and relax for an evening of Christmas joy.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Buffet Supper and Show $35; Show only $15 per person

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