Friday, Mar. 6th, 2015

Music

8pm Fri. Mar. 6

Night Hawks

The Night Hawks specialize in performing great classic rock hits from past decades of rock n' roll. They entertain and bring audiences on a musical tour of rock history. Come out and see why the Night Hawks are becoming one of western…

The Moose Lodge No 1408

Music

8-10pm Fri. Mar. 6

Open Stage

Showcase your talent at Open Stage! Don't want to perform? Come support your community members.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

8pm Fri. Mar. 6

Jenny and The Lost Boys

Jenny fronts Jenny and the Jets, live band karaoke. As fun as that is, she's branching out. Collaborating with Jim Phillips; David Jones of "The Jones Tones;" John LeBrun of "Jenny and the Jets," "Code Blue," "Larry Past Trio," and, most recently, "Transistor Radio."

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

8pm-midnight Fri. Mar. 6

The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks band is built around the talents of guitarist/vocalist Steven Rindt, bassist/vocalist Jack Schneider, drummer Tim Lynnes and keyboardist/vocalist Tom Wieseler. Experience rock from the 50's-90's. Great drink prices. The best dance floor in the area.

Moose Lodge

Cost: $5

Music

9:30pm Fri. Mar. 6

Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Mar. 7th, 2015

Music

noon-2pm Sat. Mar. 7

Session Tunes @ Altoona Public Library

Join local musicians Dean Langby and Mari Carlson in the Community Room for a folk-fueled jam session. Play tunes you know and learn some you don't. Come along just to listen or sing, too.

Altoona Public Library

Cost: FREE

Stage

1:30pm Sat. Mar. 7

Mary Poppins

In the troubled Banks family, young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must help the family learn how to value each other again. Filled with timeless classics such as the Academy Award-winning “Chim-Chim Cher-ee,” Mary Poppins can only be described as “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!”

State Theatre

Cost: $20 for adults, $16 for seniors, $12 for students, and $8 for youth ages 12 and under

Music

4pm Sat. Mar. 7

Decadent Cabaret: Saturday Night

Decadent Cabaret is an annual three-day music festival featuring local bands and songwriters. Sets are usually 20 minute tributes to popular artists with mind-blowing performances all night long. Tonight's performers are, in no particular…

House of Rock

Cost: $6

Age: 21+

Music (all ages)

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 7

Carl Franzen & Dean Granros

An evening of impressive credentials take the stage to entertain when we welcome two local talents to the Raw Deal. Carl Franzen & Dean Granros join forces in a powerhouse show.

The Raw Deal

Cost: FREE

Music

7-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 7

Healing Harmonies: Chippewa Valley Community Chorus Annual Concert

There is no known cure for Alzheimer's and Dementia, but patients’ days can be made more enjoyable by using music therapy via personal listening devices loaded with the patient’s favorite music. We will be accepting donations of new or…

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 youth

Music

7-10pm Sat. Mar. 7

Spring Time Shimmy-First Annual at Acoustic Cafe

Lasa Anahata Tribal, local American Tribal Style belly dance troupe is delighted to be back at Acoustic Cafe. This year, we have even more of a variety to fill the stage all evening with a night of liveliness, shimmies, and mystery. Featuring dance styles from American Tribal Style, Eastern, Turkish, Cabaret, Tribal Fusion, and many more.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, though tips are accepted if you enjoy the show!

Stage

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 7

Mary Poppins

In the troubled Banks family, young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must help the family learn how to value each other again. Filled with timeless classics such as the Academy Award-winning “Chim-Chim Cher-ee,” Mary Poppins can only be described as “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!”

State Theatre

Cost: $20 for adults, $16 for seniors, $12 for students, and $8 for youth ages 12 and under

Music

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 7

A Passionate Evening: Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra

Classical Music featuring Peer Gynt Suite, No. 1Op. 46, Edvard Grieg Lemminkainen: "The Swan of Tuonela" with Steven Majlia, soloist, and Brahms Serenade No. 1 in D Major. Pre-concert talk at 6:45pm.

Grace Lutheran Church

Cost: FREE

Music (all ages)

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 7

The Marriage of Figaro

Sublime music, wry comedy, and penetrating reflections on life and love, Mozart's popular opera depicts a day of madness in an 18th-century aristocratic home just outside of Seville, Spain. The Countess Almaviva and her servants, Susanna and Figaro, join forces to punish her husband, the Count, for his philandering. The miraculous marriage of music and drama in this charming comedy is as touching as it is funny.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center

Cost: $16; Senior, $14; Youth, $12; UWEC Students/Faculty/Staff, $9

Music

8:30pm-12:30am Sat. Mar. 7

Schuh Fly

Schuh Fly plays a variety of popular 50s, 60s, 70s Classic Rock & Country music and some more current hits. Many of the songs covered were number one on the music charts. Join Schuh Fly for live music that you’ll love to dance to.

Sammy's Pizza

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Mar. 7

Hip Hop

DJ Moses brings in several performers for a night of Hip Hop.

The Plus

Cost: $7

Music

9pm Sat. Mar. 7

Nick Foytik

Northwoods blues guitarist.

James Sheeley House Saloon

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm-1am Sat. Mar. 7

2nd X-it

Come out and party while enjoying a night of killer classic rock/classic metal.

Hipps Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Mar. 7

Contingency

Rock 'n roll covers from the 70s to today.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Mar. 7

Livid

This three piece highly stimulating party band has been together since early 2010.

Snout Saloon

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Mar. 8th, 2015

Stage

1:30pm Sun. Mar. 8

Mary Poppins

In the troubled Banks family, young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must help the family learn how to value each other again. Filled with timeless classics such as the Academy Award-winning “Chim-Chim Cher-ee,” Mary Poppins can only be described as “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!”

State Theatre

Cost: $20 for adults, $16 for seniors, $12 for students, and $8 for youth ages 12 and under

Music (all ages)

1:30-3:30pm Sun. Mar. 8

The Marriage of Figaro

Sublime music, wry comedy, and penetrating reflections on life and love, Mozart's popular opera depicts a day of madness in an 18th-century aristocratic home just outside of Seville, Spain. The Countess Almaviva and her servants, Susanna and Figaro, join forces to punish her husband, the Count, for his philandering. The miraculous marriage of music and drama in this charming comedy is as touching as it is funny.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center

Cost: $16; Senior, $14; Youth, $12; UWEC Students/Faculty/Staff, $9

Music

2-3:30pm Sun. Mar. 8

Healing Harmonies: Chippewa Valley Community Chorus Annual Concert

There is no known cure for Alzheimer's and Dementia, but patients’ days can be made more enjoyable by using music therapy via personal listening devices loaded with the patient’s favorite music. We will be accepting donations of new or…

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $7 adults, $6 seniors, $4 youth

Monday, Mar. 9th, 2015

Music

7-8pm Mon. Mar. 9

Chippewa Valley Weapons Of Brass Destruction

Chippewa Valley Weapons Of Brass Destruction is powered by a rocking horn section and is led by Eau Claire's Tom Carlson. Weapons Of Brass Destruction delivers a fun, lively, raucous, musical extravaganza.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

7:30pm Mon. Mar. 9

Joe Kneer and Shirley Yoo

Join violinist and Menomonie native Joe Kneer and pianist Shirley Yoo for a musical journey thorugh the complete works of Brahm for violin and piano, including the three monumentally lyrical and impassioned sonatas for violin and piano and…

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

Cost: $15

Music

8-11pm Mon. Mar. 9

Live Band Karaoke with Jenny and the Jets

Jenny and the Jets is a karaoke band with Nick Foytik on guitar, Billy Angell on keyboards, Bentley Harder on bass, and John LeBrun on drums. These music veterans team up with local music blogger, Jennifer Hazen, for Eau Claire's unique live karaoke band.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Mar. 10th, 2015

Music

1-3pm Tue. Mar. 10

Dunn Dulcimers

All skill levels and all stringed instruments welcome.

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7:30pm Tue. Mar. 10

Dalí Quartet

Part of UWEC's Artists Series, The Dalí Quartet is today’s freshest voice in classical and Latin-American music. Anchored in both Venezuela’s social and music education movement El Sistema and in American classical conservatory traditions, the young quartet combines the best of both worlds.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center

Cost: $17 general admission, $15 UW System faculty/staff/ages 62+, $7 UW System students/ages 17 and under, student tickets are $3.50 until the day of the show

Music

7:30pm Tue. Mar. 10

Musician Gathering & Open Mic

Jeff White hosts this high quality open mic every Tuesday. Sign up at 7pm. Always a large variety of microbrews on tap. Homemade pizzas, jalapeno cheese pretzels and roast beefs will be available as well.

Tomahawk Room

Cost: FREE admission

Food & Drink

8pm Tue. Mar. 10

Artisan Evening (Open Mic/Stage)

Enjoy local talent (or share your own) at an "open mic" experience with an artist's touch. Savor cuisine from our full artisan menu 'til midnight with half-price apps and taps after 9pm. Sign-up begins at 8pm for a limited number of slots. First come, first serve.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm Tue. Mar. 10

NightShift Entertainment

DJ Emily with NightShift Entertainment. Music/karaoke from 9pm-bar close every Tuesday at the Bullpen.

The BullPen Sports Bar & Grille

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Wednesday, Mar. 11th, 2015

Music

10:30-11am Wed. Mar. 11

Record Rodeo

Kids are invited to bring their parents over to the Eau Claire Music School on Friday mornings for Record Rodeo! Kristen Berger will guide children through a variety of songs, stories and physical fitness activities straight from children's records of the 70s and 80s - the era before video took its toll on the radio star. Drop-ins always welcome.

Eau Claire Music School

Cost: $4/child/class

Age: Kids ages 2-5

Music

6pm Wed. Mar. 11

Open Mic with Brian Bethke

The famous open mic is every Wednesday. An exciting twist has been made … the weekly hosting of the event will rotate among five well known area musicians.

James Sheeley House Saloon

Cost: FREE

Music

6-9pm Wed. Mar. 11

Open Mic Night

Join Rich Schroeder and the Barrel Room crew for Open Mic Night. The open mic usually features music but could be other things as well. Consider spending the evening as a listener or as a performer.

Music

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 11

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. Josh grew up in Eau Claire and left the Midwest study jazz at Berklee School of Music in Boston. Josh also attended the Dave Brubeck Institute. After time in Boston, New York, and performing on cruises Josh returned to Eau Claire bringing a wealth of talent.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7:30-9:30pm Wed. Mar. 11

Wind Symphony & Symphony Band

The Wind Symphony is dedicated to the performance of the finest traditional and contemporary wind band literature. The Symphony Band, an ensemble comprised of music majors and talented non-music majors, is committed to the study and…

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center

Cost: Call the service center for ticket prices

Thursday, Mar. 12th, 2015

Music

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 12

Two Rivers

Randy Sinz on guitar and vocals, Sue Orfield on tenor sax and piano, great food, lovely atmosphere.

Foster Cheese Haus

Music

7-10pm Thu. Mar. 12

A Night in Casablanca

An upscale nightclub experience and gambling den featuring the music of the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra (CVJO). This CVJO fundraiser will feature first-class hors d'oeuvres, fast-paced casino table games, fabulous drinks, and opportunities for great prizes.

Stella Blues

Cost: $50

Music

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 12

Ben Vanden Boogaard

Ben Vanden Boogaard's influences include Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Ed Sheeran, and John Mayer, among countless others. Ben produces heartfelt songs that combine elements of clever wordplay, dynamic hooks, and emotionally relatable content.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-10pm Thu. Mar. 12

Paul Bonstrom

Acoustic performer blending folk, country and soft rock hits from the likes of James Taylor, Glen Campbell, Gordon Lightfoot, Jimmy Buffett, Eagles and many others. Come in from the cold and check out the new Beer and Wine Lounge.

Bye the Willow

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

7:30pm Thu. Mar. 12

Clint Black

Prolific singer-songwriter Clint Black has long been heralded as one of Country music's brightest stars. His many talents have taken him even further, as Black has transcended genres to become one of the most successful artists in all the music industry. To date, Black has written, recorded and released more than 100 songs, a benchmark in any artist's career.

State Theatre

Cost: $45, $50

Music

8pm Thu. Mar. 12

Open Mic Night

Whether you are a band, comedian, magician, hypnotist, athlete, or solo singer, we’d love to have you come and showcase your abilities! Sign up begins the day of the show at 7:00 pm in the Terrace. No energy to perform this time around? You and your friends can still come enjoy a FREE night out.

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Memorial Student Center, Terrace

Cost: FREE

Music

8pm Thu. Mar. 12

Open Stage

Hosted by local songwriter Greg Fox with a ten piece band ready for you to pick up and play. Available instruments include drums, hand drums, bass guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, keyboard, mandolin, plus four microphones. Happy hour…

Stones Throw

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Thu. Mar. 12

Whale House + Canine Heart Sounds

Whale House has earned their reputation as one of the most original rock trios in the Midwest. Based out of Eau Claire, WI, their music is a unique blend of styles that combines the sonic exploration of psychedelic rock with the raw energy of…

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Friday, Mar. 13th, 2015

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 13

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy our 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

Age: 21+

Stage

6:30-7:30pm Fri. Mar. 13

Jake Armerding and the Aeromatics

Dinner and show is 6:30-7:30pm; show only is 7:30-9:30pm Armed with only an octave violin and a drum set, The Aeromatics (Jake Armerding and Alexander Young) infuse their orchestral roots music with myriad flavors (classical, funk, 80s…

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: Dinner and show: $16 adults, $15 seniors, and $11 youth // Show only: Adults $10, Seniors $9, Youth $5

Music

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 13

Davey J and Friends

Davey J performs acoustic blues, folk, and original American roots music. You can hear Midwestern and Southern roots in his vocal style and one-of-a-kind styling from his amplified acoustic guitar.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Stage

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Mar. 13

Jake Armerding and the Aeromatics

Dinner and show is 6:30-7:30pm; show only is 7:30-9:30pm Armed with only an octave violin and a drum set, The Aeromatics (Jake Armerding and Alexander Young) infuse their orchestral roots music with myriad flavors (classical, funk, 80s…

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: Dinner and show: $16 adults, $15 seniors, and $11 youth // Show only: Adults $10, Seniors $9, Youth $5

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