Friday, Nov. 28th, 2014

Full Slate

9am-1pm Fri. Nov. 28

Black Friday Breakfast

After shopping or instead of shopping, plan to have breakfast with friends at From the Vine Wine Room. Breakfast by Monteatza's Eats & Treats, plus 2 mimosas for $15. Bloody Marys also available. Musical entertainment by Second Hand Hearts. Two seatings: 9am or 11am. Reservations required.

From the Vine Wine Room

Cost: $15

Age: 21+

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Nov. 28

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. Nov. 28

Jingle Jams: The Larry Past Trio

Volume One is featuring local musicians as part of an in-store holiday concert series. The Larry Past Trio (LP3) plays melodic, vocal-oriented folk/rock, Americana music. This event is sponsored by Deborah Becker - State Farm Insurance.

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-9pm Fri. Nov. 28

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

8pm Fri. Nov. 28

Steven John Rindt

SJR currently performs with Last Open Road and Steven John & Custom Blue.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

8:30pm-midnight Fri. Nov. 28

The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammy's this week with Dave Engedal on guitar. Come on in and have a famous Sammy's pizza and dance the night away.

Sammy's Pizza

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

Music

9pm-1am Fri. Nov. 28

JFT Band

The JFT Party band is bringing the fun to Jimmy's all night right after the fish fry.

Jimmy's Juke Joint

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Fri. Nov. 28

Sunset Strip

An 80's hair band. BYO spandex.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Nov. 29th, 2014

Full Slate

8am-6pm Sat. Nov. 29

Christmas Open House

Enjoy holiday music, free hot apple cider, homemade cookies, and great specials on all Christmas items. Find great gifts for everyone, holiday décor, and poinsettias. Bring your best shopping partners and get some serious shopping done, then stay for a relaxing lunch at our Five & Two Café.

Down To Earth Garden Center

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

11am Sat. Nov. 29

14th Annual Durand Dazzle Holiday

Craft, used book/DVD, and bake sale. Free Carriage & Trolley Rides and exotic animal displays. Christmas tree decorating contest, Illuminated Dazzle Holiday Parade down Main Street at 6pm, and afterglow show and parade awards at the Pepin County Courthouse Lawn.

Masonic Community Center

Cost: FREE

Music

7-8pm Sat. Nov. 29

Jingle Jams: Prismatic

Come down to Jingle Jams for the debut of Prismatic, the musical collaboration of Sue Orfield and Angie Coyle on tenor saxophone with Cami Mennitte Pereyra on the drums. Prismatic play a wide variety of different musical styles and feature unique arrangements of familiar as well as not-so-familiar songs.

This event is sponsored by Deborah Becker - State Farm Insurance.

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music (all ages)

7-10pm Sat. Nov. 29

Eggplant Heroes

Blending three-part harmonies with guitar, trumpet, and violin, Eggplant Heroes present 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

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 29

Lorie Line: The 25th Anniversary Christmas Special

Pianist Lorie Line is celebrating a big year. This season marks her 25th anniversary of touring and she is making this year's show special in every way. Line will showcase the best of the best of her holiday music over her 25-year career. She…

State Theatre

Cost: $49

Full Slate

8pm Sat. Nov. 29

Favor the Fall + Dingo Factory

Favor The Fall is an original Hard Rock band based out of Minneapolis. Dingo Factory is a local alternative rock band.

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Full Slate

9pm-1am Sat. Nov. 29

Cherry Gun

The Female led Cherry gun brings it all for you. Bring your dancing shoes to dance to all the rock and country hits.

Jimmy's Juke Joint

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Nov. 29

Last Open Road

"Last Open Road is a four piece Classic Rock & Blues band that’s driven by blistering guitar leads, a screamin' keyboard, strong vocals, and a thumping backline. Stevie, Dave, Jimmy and Eric are hauling the mail and the news is rockin’ blues, come check it out!! "

Gypsy Hideout

Cost: Free

Music

9:30pm Sat. Nov. 29

Ross William Perry

Blending his blues, rock and jazz influences, Ross has created a sound that is distinctively his own and never fails to impress.

Snout Saloon

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Nov. 29

Sunset Strip

An 80's hair band. BYO spandex.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Nov. 30th, 2014

Food & Drink

8-10:30am Sun. Nov. 30

Breakfast at B-Side

Free breakfast with hashbrowns, eggs, cheese, ham, toast, bagels, cream cheese, coffee, milk, and juice. Live worship with a female vocalist.

Cost: FREE

Music

10pm Sun. Nov. 30

Open Mic

A Sunday night rock n' roll experience provided by Noel and Patrick. Backline, amps, and drums available.

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Monday, Dec. 1st, 2014

Music (all ages)

7:30-9:30pm Mon. Dec. 1

University Band

The University Band is open to all UW-Eau Claire students regardless of major. The band is comprised of talented musicians from many academic disciplines as well as music majors, some of whom choose to perform on a secondary instrument.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center

Cost: Contact the Service Center for tickets at 715-836-3727

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd, 2014

Music

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 2

Dunn Dulcimers

All skill levels and all stringed instruments welcome.

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7pm Tue. Dec. 2

Unified

Unified is an event where all Christians come together in worship. "So that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ" - Romans 15:6.

Schofield Auditorium, Schofield Hall

Cost: FREE

Music

7:30pm Tue. Dec. 2

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. Dec. 2

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. Dec. 2

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, Dec. 3rd, 2014

Food & Drink

5:30-8:30pm Wed. Dec. 3

Fall Music Series

Join us for dinner or simply enjoy a cocktail with the best in local talent. September performers include Jeff White, Sue Orfield & Randy Sinz as Two Waters and Paul Bonstrom. Please check our website for specific performers dates. Wednesday dinner special is Steak and Shrimp.

Fanny Hill

Cost: FREE

Music

6-9pm Wed. Dec. 3

Layne Yost

Singer/songwriter music covering the likes of John Prine, Neil Young, and John Denver.

Fanny Hill

Cost: FREE

Thursday, Dec. 4th, 2014

Music

7-9pm Thu. Dec. 4

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.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-9pm Thu. Dec. 4

Liscio Quartet

Composed of veteran Chippewa Valley music teachers and performers, Liscio focuses on traditional jazz styles, such as R&B, delta blues, Latin and New Orleans jazz. The quartet is Ken and Dave on guitar, Kyle on keyboard and Roxanne providing vocals.

From the Vine Wine Room

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

7-10pm Thu. Dec. 4

Jeff White

Dark folk & alt-country at Chippewa Falls' newest wine & beer venue. Plethora of plush seating, micro brews and wine in a dimly lit room. Live music every Thursday night. Food is also available.

Bye the Willow

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

7pm Thu. Dec. 4

Acoustihoo

AcoustiHoo is a musical project that brings together sounds across styles. A little blues, some gypsy jazz, a folk melody, or an original song are equally as likely to be next on the set list.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

7-9pm Thu. Dec. 4

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

7-9:30pm Thu. Dec. 4

United Federations of Swing

The United Federation of Swing are comprised of: Basil Hable (trombone), Adam Nijhawan (saxophones), Ellie Phillips (bass), Ryan Sreenivasam (drums), Tyler Lustek (keys) and Lucas Larson.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

7:30-10:30pm Thu. Dec. 4

AcoustiHoo

Hot club jazz meets Americana meets blues meets world music. Featuring Sue Orfield, tenor sax; Olaf Lind, fiddle; Luke Fischer, acoustic guitar and vocals; Randy Sinz, upright bass and vocals.

Pizza Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

8pm Thu. Dec. 4

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

8-11pm Thu. Dec. 4

Acoustic Open Mic

We're indoors during the chillier months, but once the warm weather hits it'll be held outdoors on the new deck.

Pine Meadow Golf Club

Cost: FREE

Music

8pm Thu. Dec. 4

Open Mic

With a full professional sound system and all of the technology needs you could dream of for your moment to shine and be heard. Blue Devil Productions is proud to present the second Open Mic of the semester. Sign up begins at 7pm and will be…

The Terrace, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout

Music

9pm-1am Thu. Dec. 4

Smoke-N Karaok-N

DJ and karaoke with Jamie & Smoke-N Karaok-N. Come enjoy the great talent. Sing, dance and have fun!

Red Zone Sports Bar

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Friday, Dec. 5th, 2014

Music

11:30am-1:30pm Fri. Dec. 5

J.E. Sunde + Kalispel & The Awful Truth

10 years ago J.E. Sunde began a band named The Daredevil Christopher Wright with his brother and a friend. When the band took a break, Sunde began a solo project. Inspired by the sounds of the 60s and 70s and musicians like Nina Simone and Leonard Cohen he began writing and arranging his own music.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

6-9pm Fri. Dec. 5

Benefit/Silent Auction for Timothy Campana

Bring your whole family to support Timothy's quest for mobility. Enjoy delicious food, fun prizes, wonderful silent auction and dancing to live music by local musicians. Help Timothy with his goal of having his own mobility.

Pizza Plus

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Dec. 5

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

6:30-9pm Fri. Dec. 5

Madrigal Dinner

Ye Olde Madrigale Dinner is a 15th-century-style banquet with music and entertainment by the Court Chamber Choir, Court Brass Choir, Court Recorders and Court Thespians. A candlelit 15th Century banquet hall, draped with medieval banners and evergreen accents the scene as a court jester beckons the diners to join the festivities.

Cost: Call the Service Center for ticket info

Music

7pm Fri. Dec. 5

Christmas at the Wayside

Join Matt and Suzie K. and the honeyTree Band with Special guests 513free and The Michael Rambo Project for an incredible night of music, laughter and fun. All proceeds go to support the work of B-Side Community.

Peace Church

Music

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 5

Brian Bethke Holiday Show

Brian Bethe kicks off the holiday season at the Acoustic Café playing songs off of his newest Christmas album along with other originals. Come enjoy some traditional holiday music along with a cup of hot chocolate and help Brian celebrate…

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 5

Equinox Jazz Group

Equinox Jazz Group enjoys the post bebop to cool jazz influences as well as the jazz scene from the 1970s. In addition they play blues, and pop tunes including their jazz feel on Beatles and Chicago tunes and others.

From the Vine Wine Room

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Full Slate

7pm Fri. Dec. 5

Jingle Jams: Billy Krause

Billy Krause is a veteran musicians who have worked for more than 30 years in many formats - as a solo artist, in small ensembles, and in table-thumping electric roadhouse bands. This event is sponsored by Deborah Becker - State Farm…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music (all ages)

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 5

The Eau Claire Male Chorus Annual Christmas Concert

Ring in the Christmas season with the Eau Claire Male Chorus and the unique sound of men who enjoy singing together. Purchase tickets at area supermarkets or call.

First Lutheran Church

Cost: Adult tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, students (K-12) $5

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