Monday, Dec. 11th, 2017

7-10pm Mon. Dec. 11

Monday Jazz Sessions hosted by Michael Shults and Jeremy Boettcher

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty Michael Shults, Jeremy Boettcher, Christine Hitt and more for our Monday night jazz series, which pays homage to the long and storied tradition of the jam session. Bring your axe, call a tune, and sit in after the first set with local professionals who have played some of the country's premier jazz venues

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2017

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 12

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-9pm Tue. Dec. 12

Twelve Days Before Christmas A Concert of Traditional Christmas Carols and Hymns

A program of Christmas music featuring the hymns and Old English Christmas carols. Local singers share the joy and excitement of Christmas in this special concert. MJ Consort will provide music before the performance and during intermission. Five Star Catering will provide a buffet. Show only also available.

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

Cost: Buffet Supper show: $25 per person (assigned seating) Show only (balcony seats): $15 per person

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Jeff White hosts a quality live musician gathering in a friendly saloon environment, every Tuesday night. Made for the music lover in everyone, the bar and grill boasts American fare with a country twist and robust atmosphere. Sign-up at 8pm.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Dec. 12

Open Mic at The Plus

Every Tuesday night at The Plus, open mic features tons of original music, full bands, acoustic performers, hip-hop, DJs, touring artists, and more before music gives way to standup comedy at 11pm, the truest way attendees can see the Eau Claire standup comedy scene blossom before their eyes.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

Wednesday, Dec. 13th, 2017

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 13

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 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Dec. 14th, 2017

5-10pm Thu. Dec. 14

Cheers for Cures - MDA Fundraiser

The event will feature plenty of food and drinks, live music by Brian Bethke, and tons of great raffle and silent auction prizes. Be sure to bring your ugly holiday sweater. Come have a great time while doing some good and raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: $25

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 14

Dinner Jazz: Knox Freeman

Knox Freeman is a malleable duo comprised of Dave Power on drums and Pat Keen on bass. Knox takes on various forms, performing as a trio with a special guest from time to time. The possibilities are endless.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Thu. Dec. 14

Manifest Open Mic at the Stones Throw

Sign-up at 7pm. Host band at 7:30pm. Each band/performer will get 20 minutes or 5 sings (whichever comes first) which includes setup time. Host band Jam at 10:30pm. PA provided (tips appreciated). Bring instruments, amps, power supplies, and instrument cables.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE - tips appreciated

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Dec. 14

Live at Acoustic Cafe: The Sixes

Dwayne Thomas & Gordon Altizer bring a very intimate, engaging and fun atmosphere to their shows which are sure to entertain. While no specific genre defines them, the music has a soft rock feel with hints of blues, alternative, southern, folk, and pop from song to song.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Dec. 14

Pat Donohue & the Prairie All Stars

Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars Holiday Review - a night of tunes to get you in the holiday spirit. Pat and his band, will take you back to their days on NPR's Prairie Home Companion.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $18-25

9pm Thu. Dec. 14

Vinyl Nights: Big Tall Jake

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe, and on Thursdays it's Late Night Happy Hour from 9pm-11pm with half price taps. Sit back and enjoy a drink or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Dec. 14

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

Friday, Dec. 15th, 2017

6:30-9pm Fri. Dec. 15

Duelly Noted - Dueling Pianos Holiday Dinner Show

Duelly Noted is a one-of-a-kind act with both sass and class. Cassondra and Jacy, will draw the audience in with their dueling pianos-style performances while playing a wide variety of genres that will be sure to have everyone’s toes tapping. They play all your favorite hits from the 60s to today. Hear Meagon Trainer’s All About That Bass, Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing and more.

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

Cost: Dinner and show tickets are $33 for adults, $32 for seniors, and $26 youth.   There will be show only seats in the balcony available at a cost of $15 adults, $14 seniors, and $8 youth.  

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Dec. 15

Live Music: Two Way Street

Dave and Mick return to the Moose playing a variety of your favorite dance tunes.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

7pm Fri. Dec. 15

Live at Acoustic Cafe: North of Dixie Bluegrass Band

A 5 piece band that plays an eclectic mix of original songs, bluegrass, old time jazz/swing and anything else that "feels good". Shelly Miller lays down the banjo and acoustic guitar sounds. John Lynch adds the rhythm guitar. John and Shelly write or co-write most of the original songs.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 15

Jingle Jams: LASKA

Songwriting sisters Hannah, Bex, and Mookie (LASKA) weave influences of alternative, Americana, and desert rock with raw emotions in their songs. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

7pm Fri. Dec. 15

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 15

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+

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Dec. 15

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Red Tide Duo

Inspired from the sweet lullabies of the ebb and flow of the ocean's tides, this acoustic/singer-songwriter duo offers contemporary, soulful listening. Red Tide is composed of two best friends, Kelsey Nocek and Cate Lucas. Beginning as friends from college at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point, Red Tide now calls Eau Claire, WI home.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Dec. 15

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Dec. 15

Live Music: Bumblefist

Bumblefist's motto is to “rock at random”, going from Bon Jovi to Seether to P!nk to Jackyl then round it out with selections from Heart, Buckcherry, Collective Soul, Journey, Ozzy, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lita Ford, Kid Rock, No Doubt, The Offspring, Megadeath, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Dec. 16th, 2017

10am-1pm Sat. Dec. 16

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Shane Leonard

In addition to his evening jazz sets at The Lakely, check out Shane's brunch sets featuring American folk music, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends. Stop by for midwestern brunch classics and classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Dec. 16

Bluegrass at the Oxford featuring A Seeger Boys Christmas

An afternoon of Bluegrass Christmas songs and favorite Christmas songs played bluegrass style. As a special treat, Santa will be visiting at intermission.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 GA, $5 children

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to funk legend Fred Wesley to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Annual Eastside Hill Caroling Party

Let your spirits be warmed by joining your friends and neighbors in raising Christmas cheer. All ages and abilities welcome. Refreshments provided. Bring your voice or an instrument. Meet at the music school at 5:30pm for refreshments and practice. Caroling starts at 6pm, and more refreshments at 7pm.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Sat. Dec. 16

Singles Connection Annual Christmas Dance

There will be dance lessons from 6-7pm. Dancing starts at 7pm with music provided by 40 Fingers. Selling tickets for prize drawings. Bring a potluck cold dish to share.

Brickhouse Pub & Grub - Bar & Banquet Hall 2233 Birch St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 for members; $10 for non-members

6:30-9pm Sat. Dec. 16

Duelly Noted - Dueling Pianos Holiday Dinner Show

Duelly Noted is a one-of-a-kind act with both sass and class. Cassondra and Jacy, will draw the audience in with their dueling pianos-style performances while playing a wide variety of genres that will be sure to have everyone’s toes tapping. They play all your favorite hits from the 60s to today. Hear Meagon Trainer’s All About That Bass, Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing and more.

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

Cost: Dinner and show tickets are $33 for adults, $32 for seniors, and $26 youth.   There will be show only seats in the balcony available at a cost of $15 adults, $14 seniors, and $8 youth.  

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: 7Swing

A dance band as well as the perfect band to sit back and relax with. Members of 7Swing are successful, active, established musicians from the Eau Claire area and together create a solid sound perfect for any event. They play Big Band and Swing favorites of yesteryear.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Jingle Jams: Bri Murphy

Bri Murphy is an Eau Claire native now based in Nashville who has toured all over the U.S., Canada, and Japan as a fiddle player. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

The Memories

The Memories have been entertaining audiences at the Mabel Tainter for more than 30 years. They continue to deliver a show that has been described as "Music, Laughter, and Wonderful Times."

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $30-35

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live Music: Schuh Fly

Plays a variety of popular 60s to 80s Classic Rock & Classic Country dance music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison, Willie Nelson, Zac Brown and many more.

LakeHouse Grill & Pub E19986 County Road Nd, Augusta

Cost: FREE

Age: 21

8pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live Music: Rattle Can Red

Rattle Can Red plays rock and country covers.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live Music: Derek Ramnarace

Derek Ramnarace leads the Old Soul Society, a 5 piece band that plays Americana, folk, rock, soul, and blues. Derek's emotionally raw, honest and heartfelt lyrics are wowing audiences everywhere.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live Music: The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks will be rock n’ rolling great classic rock hits from 50's-90's, featuring talented musicians Steve Rindt, Jack Schneider, Tom Wieseler, and Tim Lynnes.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Dec. 16

Music/Karaoke at Hallie Bar & Grill

Drink, sing, and be merry. Music, music videos, and karaoke go until close. Happy Hour prices start at midnight. Fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Hallie Bar & Grill 1713 Hwy OO, Chippewa Falls

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Dec. 16

Live Music: Bumblefist

Bumblefist's motto is to “rock at random”, going from Bon Jovi to Seether to P!nk to Jackyl then round it out with selections from Heart, Buckcherry, Collective Soul, Journey, Ozzy, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Lita Ford, Kid Rock, No Doubt, The Offspring, Megadeath, and many more.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Dec. 17th, 2017

7am-1pm Sun. Dec. 17

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest 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. Stop in for midwestern brunch classics as well as original and classic morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Dec. 17

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Features anthems and carols by Rutter, Warlock, Britten, Trant, Holst, Manz, plus handbell arrangements of Rise Up Shepherds, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Cold Dec Flies Away, What Child is This. Organ prelude by Elaine Mann. Directed by Julie DeBoer and Norma Lionberger.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Dec. 17

The Memories

The Memories have been entertaining audiences at the Mabel Tainter for more than 30 years. They continue to deliver a show that has been described as "Music, Laughter, and Wonderful Times."

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $30-35

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Dec. 17

Duelly Noted – Dueling Pianos Holiday Show

Jacy Smith and Cassondra Meyer are best friends who now make their living dueling on pianos. The two have performed in bands together for years, but three years ago they started playing together as Duelly Noted. They'll play some of your favorite music from the 50s and 60s.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, and $8 youth.  

Age: All Ages

3pm Sun. Dec. 17

Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony "Holiday Magic"

The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony's winter concert.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: Admission $5 adults, children FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Sun. Dec. 17

Classic Country Sunday Jam

All pickers and singers are invited to perform with or without the hosts, the Chippewa River Band. Back line is provided - please bring your axe. Food and beverage is also available.

Dean & Sue’s Bar & Grill 2002 Midway Rd., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Tuesday, Dec. 19th, 2017

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 19

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. 19

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Dec. 19

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Jeff White hosts a quality live musician gathering in a friendly saloon environment, every Tuesday night. Made for the music lover in everyone, the bar and grill boasts American fare with a country twist and robust atmosphere. Sign-up at 8pm.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+