Tuesday, Jan. 27th, 2015

Music

7:30pm Tue. Jan. 27

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. Jan. 27

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. Jan. 27

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, Jan. 28th, 2015

Education

5:15-6:20pm Wed. Jan. 28

Belly Dance American Tribal Style(R) Beginner Classes

No experience required, and no need to bare your belly.Offering Beginner through Advanced American Tribal Style ® belly dance classes. Friendly, open environment beginner session held weekly on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:20pm. Sessions repeat…

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: Total 8-week sesison class fee of $72 is due on first day of class. FREE to anyone pregnant with doctor's note of clearance.

Age: 18+

Food & Drink

5:30-8:30pm Wed. Jan. 28

Music on the Hill

Free music every Wednesday night from a variety of local performers. Dinner and drinks available. Check website for upcoming musiciaians

Fanny Hill

Cost: Free

Music

7-10pm Wed. Jan. 28

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Stage

8pm Wed. Jan. 28

The Kinsey Sicks

Only one a cappella group has remained steadfastly lewd, crude, and rapturously reviewed: The Kinsey Sicks. Legendary for their succulence, sarcasm, and style, the Kinsey Sicks can easily shock and awe unsuspecting audiences.

Great Hall, Memorial Student Center

Cost: See contact info for cost

Music

9pm Wed. Jan. 28

Ian Alexy Music Residency

Minneapolis guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer Ian Alexy will be performing in Eau Claire Wednesday nights as part of a residency at The Plus. Ian Alexy recently relocated to the Chippewa Valley. He will not only be bringing his…

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Thursday, Jan. 29th, 2015

Music

7pm Thu. Jan. 29

Greg Herriges with Sue Orfield

Orfield’s guest is guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, and award-winning composer Greg Herriges and his New Whirled Band, combining ancient and modern, East and West, in an eclectic mix of original and traditional "whirled" music. Another joyful collaboration!

Fanny Hill

Cost: $12 at the door, $10 in advance

Music

7pm Thu. Jan. 29

Jourdan Myers

Minneapolis singer/songwriter Jourdan Myers released her sophomore album, Ruin Me With Love, in September 2014. The album is a complex work that showcases Myers’ signature sound, drifting from alternative to avant-garde with her lilting voice, layered lyrics, and haunting melodies.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 29

Ian Alexy

Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Ian Alexy performs as a solo artist and a member of Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank. He has eight releases on his own label CIC Records and has played hundreds of shows all over the country touching down on almost all of the lower 48 states.

Raw Deal

Cost: FREE

Music

7pm Thu. Jan. 29

Live Concert for the Sue Orfield Show, featuring Greg Herriges

The Sue Orfield Show is filmed in front of a live studio audience at Fanny Hill and is hosted by saxophonist Sue Orfield. Greg Herriges is a guitarist, bouzoukist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer of international recognition. He plays a mix of original and traditional world musics.

Fanny Hill

Cost: $12, In Advance: $10

Nightlife

7-10pm Thu. Jan. 29

Jazz on Bridge Street

Join Jerry Way and Todd Bartlett as they Jazz it up on Thursday Night. Wine and appetizers and Craft beer specials. Bring your instrument and jam along, always room for one more.

A Stage Below Music Cafe

Cost: FREE

Music

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 29

Cabaret XXXVII: Community

The show will feature UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale and jazz ensembles, as well as various small acts and solo performers. Ensembles will perform a variety of songs that are associated with…

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UWEC campus

Cost: See contact info for cost

Music

8pm Thu. Jan. 29

Graveyard Club + NO/NO

Minneapolis' Graveyard Club band draws influences from 50's crooners, 80's new wave and modern day dream-pop bands. There is also a heavy dose of spooky nostalgia, inspired in part by an unlikely source: Ryan Gosling's underrated band, Dead…

The Terrace, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout

Cost: FREE

Music

8pm Thu. Jan. 29

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. Jan. 29

PROF + St. Paul Slim + Sayth

Twin Cities rap and hip hop artists PROF and St. Paul Slim hit the House of Rock with local boy Sayth. Sayth is the moniker of rapper, producer, and promoter Eric Wells. His stage presence, sample library, and ruthless work ethic form a…

House of Rock

Cost: $12 advance tickets, $14 at the door

Age: 21+

Friday, Jan. 30th, 2015

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Jan. 30

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+

Music

6:30-7:30pm Fri. Jan. 30

Youth Choir

Come join us as we form our first-ever Eau Claire YMCA Youth Choir. We welcome singers of all levels of practice and expertise as we pilot this new program. Participants will learn songs in addition to lessons on rhythm, pitch, and more. All participants will perform in an end-of-the-session concert.

Eau Claire YMCA

Cost: $20

Age: ages 8-12

Music

6:30pm Fri. Jan. 30

Sarah Lou Richards and the Handsome Devils

SLR's new album is here! Join her and the gang for an official release party in downtown Eau Claire. The Handsome Devils are Jeremy Boettcher (bass) and Adrian Suarez (drums). Together they will be performing the entire album, top to bottom.

Revival Records

Cost: $15 advance, $20 at the door

Music

7-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 30

Big Band Jazz Jam

This is the annual big band dance put on by the Chi-Hi Jazz Department of the Chippewa Falls Senior High School. The dance features classic and modern big band music with the Chi-Hi student and alumni jazz ensembles. Enjoy a night featuring Chippewa Valley musicians of all ages with years of performing experience.

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: adults $6, youth $4

Music

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 30

North of Dixie Bluegrass Band

North of Dixie is a five piece band that plays an eclectic mix of original songs, bluegrass, old time jazz/swing and anything else that “feels good”.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 30

John Mueller's Winter Dance Party

The only show endorsed by both the Holly and Valens estates returns to the State Theatre. Winter Dance Party, the official live and authentic tribute show, recreates Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper's final tour. Each concert includes over two hours of unbridled, high-voltage entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the '50s era.

State Theatre

Cost: $28, $24 (ticket prices subject to change after Jan. 16)

Music

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 30

Cabaret XXXVII: Community

The show will feature UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale and jazz ensembles, as well as various small acts and solo performers. Ensembles will perform a variety of songs that are associated with…

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UWEC campus

Cost: See contact info for cost

Full Slate

8-10pm Fri. Jan. 30

Heart of the Heart

Heart of the Heart (HOT H) is a musical project navigating a worn road with an innovative sound - edge of your seat and straight to the jugular indie/rock.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm Fri. Jan. 30

Last Open Road

Beginning with the talents of guitarist/vocalist Stevie, and his dad, bass guitarist/vocalist Dave, they recruited drummer Jimmy and veteran keyboardist Eric. LOR plays classic rock while staying true to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jimi Hendrix and other guitar giants.

Stout Ale House

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm Fri. Jan. 30

The Heart Pills + Ruben + Pit Wagon (Album Release Show)

A spectacular lineup of grimy folky rock and roll. Pit Wagon is kicking things off with a full band for the release of their gritty self titled debut. Ruben is a rock and roll band from still Stillwater MN. The Heart Pills close the night with their sardonic clangle jangle. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Nightlife

9:30pm Fri. Jan. 30

Sonic Void

Four piece cover band that plays a mixture of hits from the 70s to current rock.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Fri. Jan. 30

Nick Foytik Band

Electric and acoustic blues, folk, and rock n' roll.

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Jan. 31st, 2015

Kids

9-9:45am Sat. Jan. 31

Drumalicious

Share your fitness time with your child. Be loud, bang a drum, move a lot, strengthen your body, move to the music, relax your brain, eat awesome food. Sound good? Then join us for Drumalicious, a new class at the Lily Pad Lab that combines Drums Alive, a little yoga, and a delicious snack to top it all off.

Lily Pad Lab

Cost: $60 per child/adult pair, $24 for each additional child

Age: ages 5-15

Recreation

10am-7pm Sat. Jan. 31

Poker Run

Sled run. Bus available for anyone interested that does not have a sled. Hundreds of dollars and tons of prizes to be given out. Rock band Livid will play 9pm-close. Registration starts 10am-noon. From there hit as many stops as you can to…

The View on Lake Wissota

Cost: $20 buy in, $10 to ride the bus with early payment, $15 the day of to ride the bus

Music

2pm Sat. Jan. 31

Cabaret XXXVII: Community

The show will feature UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale and jazz ensembles, as well as various small acts and solo performers. Ensembles will perform a variety of songs that are associated with…

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UWEC campus

Cost: See contact info for cost

Music

7pm Sat. Jan. 31

Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes blends three-part harmonies with guitar, trumpet, and violin, presenting an eclectic mix of originals, adaptations, gospel, and folk ranging from seventeenth-century English/Irish ballads to the Old Crow Medicine Show.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-9pm Sat. Jan. 31

Sacred Sound For The Soul

"Sacred Sound for the Soul" with 2014 Native American Music Award Nominees Peter Phippen and Rahbi Crawford performing with crystal singing bowls and bamboo/wooden flutes.

Unity Christ Center

Cost: $15 Suggested Donation

Music

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 31

Cabaret XXXVII: Community

The show will feature UW-Eau Claire's Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale and jazz ensembles, as well as various small acts and solo performers. Ensembles will perform a variety of songs that are associated with…

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UWEC campus

Cost: See contact info for cost

Food & Drink

8pm-1am Sat. Jan. 31

A Stage Below Presents a Night of Rock

8pm Justin Jay Arnold is back for a night to rock out. Then Hollow Point 9 takes the stage for an electric performance. This is a show that will be remembered. Drink specials available all night.

A Stage Below Music Cafe

Cost: FREE

Music

8-10pm Sat. Jan. 31

Open Stage

Sign up outside the Cabin and showcase your talent to your fellow students.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

8pm Sat. Jan. 31

Last Open Road

Beginning with the talents of guitarist/vocalist Stevie, and his dad, bass guitarist/vocalist Dave, they recruited drummer Jimmy and veteran keyboardist Eric. LOR plays classic rock while staying true to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jimi Hendrix and other guitar giants.

Gypsy Hideout

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm Sat. Jan. 31

Steve Szydel

The "singin' busdriver" performs tonight.

James Sheeley House Saloon

Music

9pm-midnight Sat. Jan. 31

Seasons After + Romantic Rebel

Seasons After brings their high energy show to Hipps Pub with Special Guests: Romantic Rebel and TBA! Seasons After is out supporting their Newest Hit Single "Cry Sister".

Hipps Pub

Cost: $7 adv or $13 day of show

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Jan. 31

Skotty Benz CLARITY Release Party

Skotty Benz's huge album release party with Symphony on the 1's & 2's, Jordan & Luke, EJ MUSIC, Jake Lacoste & Special Guest SLUMERICANS Big Henry.

Stones Throw

Age: 21+

Nightlife

9:30pm Sat. Jan. 31

Sonic Void

Four piece cover band that plays a mixture of hits from the 70s to current rock.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Jan. 31

Probable Cause

Probable Cause is one of the Chippewa Valley's most popular cover bands. 12 years and running with the same line up, PC is a band that will deliver. High energy, great crowd interaction, and a professional attitude, Probable Cause will make your event a time to remember.

Snout Saloon

Cost: FREE

Music

10pm Sat. Jan. 31

Lars Nelson and Cargo Cult + Jillian Rae + Lizzy Diane

Jillian Rae brings her mix of folk, rock and bluegrass to the HOR. She will be playing songs from her critically acclaimed album, Heartbeat. Lars Nelson (Irie Sol) and his original roots-rock band will be debuting songs from his soon to be released album.

House of Rock

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

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