Thursday, Oct. 30th, 2014

Kids

5:30-6pm Thu. Oct. 30

First Steps in Music

Created by Dr. John Feierabend, this 5 session infant/toddler music class (ages 6-24 months, one child per adult please!) is focused on folk/traditional songs and rhymes. Experience activities that will prepare children for the development of musical sensitivity and skills. Registration is required. No class Oct. 23.

Eau Claire Music School

Cost: $35, $30 in advance

Age: 6 mos-2 yrs

Music

6-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Layne Yost

Acoustic singer/songwriter covering the likes of John Prine, Neil Young, and John Denver. Come enjoy the music while relaxing with a glass of very fine wine in hand.

Bye the Willow

Cost: FREE

Music

6:15-7pm Thu. Oct. 30

Lovenotes: A Prenatal Music Program

The Lovenotes(tm) program is a unique five session course developed to use music as a bonding language with your unborn child. Tuition includes a CD and handout of the songs and rhymes taught in class. No class on Oct. 23. Registration required.

Eau Claire Music School

Cost: $35, $30 in advance

Music

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Jazz on Bridge Street

Come down and enjoy jazz with Todd Bartlett and Jerry Way a very smooth duo playing a whole lot of music.

A Stage Below Music Cafe

Cost: FREE

Music

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 30

Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way: "Jazz on Bridge St."

Todd & Jerry present a relaxed evening of trumpet, guitar, & vocal improvisations on the great jazz standards of the first half of the 20th Century. Refreshments are available.

A Stage Below Music Cafe

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

8pm Thu. Oct. 30

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-1am Thu. Oct. 30

DJ & Karaoke

DJ/Karaoke Every Thursday w/ Guy & VSE. Come sing, dance, and have fun. Get your practice in to prepare for the 3rd "Chippewa Valley Voice" contest. Enjoy the talent.

Red Zone Sports Bar

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9-11:30pm Thu. Oct. 30

Jazz Night

Jazz is back every other Thursday night in downtown Eau Claire, featuring some of the area top musicians. Whether you're a budding high school jazz player or seasoned veteran, bring your horn and sit in if you feel inclined.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Friday, Oct. 31st, 2014

Music

9:30-10am Fri. Oct. 31

Music and Movement

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to shake their sillies out. Adult supervision required.

Menomonie Public Library

Cost: FREE

Age: Preschoolers

Music

10:30-11am Fri. Oct. 31

Record Rodeo

Kids ages 2-5 are invited to bring their parents to this unique class focusing alternately on singing, dancing, song games, fitness activities, and popular stories straight from vintage children's records that many parents grew up listening to on vinyl! Drop-ins are welcome.

Eau Claire Music School

Cost: $4

Age: ages 2-5

Music

11:30am-12:30pm Fri. Oct. 31

MaryLeigh Roohan

Saratoga Springs teen singer/songwriter MaryLeigh Roohan takes the stage with a degree of charm, confidence, and talent that marks her as a natural for a future career in music. She has a lovely, simple voice well-suited to her spare folk guitar arrangements and a knack for writing engaging ballads.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 31

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

7pm Fri. Oct. 31

Them Coulee Boys

Them Coulee Boys are a folk/bluegrass band from the northwoods of Western Wisconsin. Drawing their sound from The Avett Brothers, Bob Dylan, and whatever other records they find in their garage, TCB has a unique sound. On stage, they are raw and energetic.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Music

7pm Fri. Oct. 31

Liscio Quartet feat. Roxanne Litchfield Holey

Liscio Quartet featuring Roxanne Litchfield Holey is a variation of the seven piece jazz group, Liscio. This lighter side of Liscio focuses on some of the best of small combo jazz music and vocal standards.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Music

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 31

Schuh Fly Halloween Party

Schuh Fly playing Slim's Halloween Party, featuring 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.

Slim's Lake Hallie Tavern

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Kids

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Oct. 31

Madam Mirabella's Improv: Comedy-Murder Mystery

Are the dead walking among us in Chippewa Falls? Must this spirit insist on only singing show-tunes? Silly psychic Madam Mirabella will answer these questions and more in a family-friendly, frighteningly funny and interactive night you'll never forget. Be ready to laugh, but beware ... you just may be tickled ... to death!

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $7 youth

Music

8pm-midnight Fri. Oct. 31

The Night Hawks

Come on out and celebrate Halloween with "The Night Hawks". This is going to be a scary event. Dress up and join in the fun. Steve, Jackson, Tom and Tim will laying it down right up to midnight ... lets hope for a full moon.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge

Cost: See contact info for cost

Music

8pm-2am Fri. Oct. 31

Hobbsy's Halloween Bash

Halloween Party with a costume contest, cash prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Music and Karaoke by Gary & Lisa.

Hobbsy's

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

8-10pm Fri. Oct. 31

MaryLeigh Roohan

Saratoga Springs teen singer/songwriter MaryLeigh Roohan takes the stage with a degree of charm, confidence, and talent that marks her as a natural for a future career in music. She has a lovely, simple voice well-suited to her spare folk guitar arrangements and a knack for writing engaging ballads.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

8:30pm-midnight Fri. Oct. 31

The Thundermen

The Thundermen celebrate Halloween at Sammy's. Join us in your costume for pizza and dancing.

Sammy's Pizza

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Fri. Oct. 31

Vaudeville

High energy alt rock band from Minneapolis.

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm-1am Fri. Oct. 31

Irie Sol

A great rockin' band - Jamaican style.

Red Zone Sports Bar

Cost: FREE, Two drink minimum requested

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Fri. Oct. 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.

Stout Ale House

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm-1am Fri. Oct. 31

MoJo Lemon

Rockin' blues.

Cell Block Lounge

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Fri. Oct. 31

Contradiction

Contradiction brings you the best rock and country music.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Fri. Oct. 31

The Bug

The Bug is a blend of head-nodding, feel good funk with adventurous, high energy improvisation. With influences ranging from Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Rick James, The Allman Brothers, Daft Punk and Herbie Hancock, there’s nothing they…

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Nov. 1st, 2014

Food & Drink

11am-2pm Sat. Nov. 1

Chili Feed Fundraiser

Chili feed and fun at Grace Edgewood. All proceeds will go to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. There will also be a live auction and entertainment. Please come out and support Alzheimer’s. RSVP by Oct. 24.

Cost: $7 (includes chili and beverage)

Music

6-8pm Sat. Nov. 1

Benny K

Benny K is a Twin Cities acoustic musician who charms and engages his audiences with new and old folk tunes.

The Raw Deal

Cost: FREE

Music

7-11pm Sat. Nov. 1

The First Annual Masquerade Ball

A formal ball sponsored by the Menomonie Sunrise Rotary. Featuring the big band sound of the Dean's List, a 17 piece band based in Rice Lake. Masks and gowns required. Appetizers and a cash bar available. The Stout Swing Club and Dance…

Cost: $40 for community members and $15 for students

Full Slate

7-10pm Sat. Nov. 1

Secondhand Hearts

Secondhand Hearts is Marjorie Craemer and Daniel Zerr, playing guitars and ukuleles and harmonizing through diverse song selections from the Everly Brothers, the Velvet Underground, Allison Krause and Robert Plant, Dar Williams, and many…

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 1

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra: Glorious Vibrations

The concert will feature "Messiah", by George Frideric Handel with new UWEC faculty members and the ECCO Chamber Choir, ending with Part II “Hallelujah”. A pre­concert talk by Barbara Young begins at 6:45pm and watercolors and more by Bonnie Fetzek and Kris Crowe will be on display.

Grace Lutheran Church

Cost: $23 for adults, $20 for seniors, $8 for students

Music

8-10pm Sat. Nov. 1

MaryLeigh Roohan

Saratoga Springs teen singer/songwriter MaryLeigh Roohan takes the stage with a degree of charm, confidence, and talent that marks her as a natural for a future career in music. She has a lovely, simple voice well-suited to her spare folk guitar arrangements and a knack for writing engaging ballads.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music (all ages)

8pm Sat. Nov. 1

The Sue Orfield Show with Eggplant Heroes

Sax player Sue Orfield joins forces with Eggplant Heroes in the seventh episode of “The Sue Orfield Show,” which premieres on Saturday, November 1 at 8pm on Chippewa Valley Community Television (CVCTV), channels 993 and 994, streaming and on demand at cvctv.org/video/.

Cable channels 994 & 993, 101.9FM, and streaming at cvctv.org/video/

Cost: FREE

Full Slate

9pm Sat. Nov. 1

Nail Drivers

It's Halloween at the Sandbar! Come out and party with the Nail Drivers. Show off your best costume and shake it all night long! Nail Drivers play a great mix of classic rock, '70's, '80's and country.

The Sandbar Bar and Grill

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm-1am Sat. Nov. 1

2nd X-it

2nd X-it rocks the place like no other.

Red Zone Sports Bar

Cost: FREE, two drink minimum requested

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Nov. 1

Black Flood Diesel

Black Flood Diesel is a metal/alternative metal band from Minneapolis.

Every Buddy's Bar

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Nov. 1

Contradiction

Contradiction brings you the best rock and country music.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Sat. Nov. 1

Cantharone + Infernal Altar + Grave Remains + Devolving Messiah

Cantharone is a metal band from St Paul, MN. Infernal Altar make their return after a long summer and will bring the frost and bitter cold back with their black metal aggression. Grave Remains and Devolving Messiah bring their unique brands of death metal to Eau Claire. Be prepared, Eau Claire. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Sunday, Nov. 2nd, 2014

Music

noon-4pm Sun. Nov. 2

International Folk Fair

Educational activities, live music and dance, cultural exhibits and global cuisine.

UW-Eau Claire Davies Center

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

Music

2-3:30pm Sun. Nov. 2

Faculty Recital: Percussionist Jeff Crowell

Dr. Jeffery Crowell is an Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of the Wind and Percussion Division at UWEC where he teaches applied percussion and percussion techniques, conducts the UWEC Percussion Ensembles, and leads Jazz Ensemble III, part of the outstanding UWEC award-winning jazz area.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center

Cost: FREE

Music

6-8pm Sun. Nov. 2

Threshold Singers Practice

Women's a capella group with healing songs for people who are seriously ill, dying or grieving.

First Baptist Church

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