Wednesday, Apr. 23rd, 2014

Education

5:30-6:20pm Wed. Apr. 23

Belly Dance American Tribal Style(R) Beginner Classes

Lasa Anahata Tribal is an instructional and performance troupe, eager to share the multitude of rewards ATS(R) belly dance has to offer; no experience required! Contact Dana Dachel via mobile at 715-577-2830 or email at dana@lasaanahatatribal.com for any questions or to register today.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: Full 8 week registration and payment of $9/class, total of $72.00 upon first Class Attendance (cash or check only). Contact Dana in advance for 'bring a friend' rates

Age: 18+

Full Slate

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 23

Wednesday Night Jazz Session

Josh Gallagher and guest artists continue our Wednesday Night Jazz Sessions that take place on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Café. Josh Gallagher plays Piano, Jeremy Beottcher plays Bass and Mike Malone plays Drums. They will be joined by other local guest musicians each show.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Music

7:30-9pm Wed. Apr. 23

Skyline

An aboriginal native from Australia named Allooloo takes the audience on a walkabout through the continuum of time and history that spans Edwin Booth and Laura Keene's visit to Sydney and Melbourne in 1852 and lands in Manhattan for a ground Zero cleansing ritual post 9/11.

Riverside Theatre

Cost: $14 for the general public, $12 for senior citizens (62 or older), $10 for youth (under 18), $7 for UW-Eau Claire students, and $12 for UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff

Thursday, Apr. 24th, 2014

Music

noon-2pm Thu. Apr. 24

Lizzy Diane

Lizzy Diane will perform as part of UW-Eau Claire's Earth Week events. The concert will be completely acoustic, with an emphasis on carbon neutrality.

UW-Eau Claire Campus Mall

Music (all ages)

noon-2pm Thu. Apr. 24

Lizzy Diane at Earth Week

Local alternative folk songstress Lizzy Diane will play an intimate, outdoor, all acoustic performance in support of the low/no electricity efforts of UWEC's Earth Week event. Diane is known for her spider-like finger style guitar playing and haunting, thought provoking vocals.

Campus Mall

Cost: FREE

Music

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 24

Steve Szydel

Steve Szydel writes original tunes and performs many cover songs including country and western favorites. Steve sings and plays an acoustic 12 string guitar as well as the porch board and a harmonizer. Steve writes songs that tell stories…

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7:30-10pm Thu. Apr. 24

NOTA Open Read

Come join us for NOTA's last Open Read before the release of our Spring 2014 publication! This Open Read will feature readings by some of UWEC's very own faculty, including Alvergue, Garland, Hollars, Hidebrand, Loeb, Loomis, Patterson, Pearson, and many more! Featuring musical guest Poozer.

The Cabin, Davies Center, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Music

7:30-9pm Thu. Apr. 24

Skyline

An aboriginal native from Australia named Allooloo takes the audience on a walkabout through the continuum of time and history that spans Edwin Booth and Laura Keene's visit to Sydney and Melbourne in 1852 and lands in Manhattan for a ground Zero cleansing ritual post 9/11.

Riverside Theatre

Cost: $14 for the general public, $12 for senior citizens (62 or older), $10 for youth (under 18), $7 for UW-Eau Claire students, and $12 for UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff

Music

8pm Thu. Apr. 24

Open Mic Night

See contact info for details. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm-midnight Thu. Apr. 24

Love Taxi

Love Taxi, featuring local drummer Mike Malone, will keep your booty shakin' all night long as they cover jazz and funk artists from Curtis Mayfield to Amy Winehouse.

The Fire House

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9-11:30pm Thu. Apr. 24

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

Music

10pm Thu. Apr. 24

Matt Ray and Those Damn Horses

Matt Ray and Those Damn Horses is a hard driving string band that serves up steamy helpings of roots, Americana, and old time music all with an intoxicating modern twist. We like to sing and play songs about trains, women, food, bugs, love,…

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Friday, Apr. 25th, 2014

Food & Drink

Fri. Apr. 25

Spring Fest 2014

Spring Fest is a family friendly event featuring art & craft exhibitors, live country and rock bands, great food, libations, and more entertainment. Visit online for the full schedule. Free parking. Heated tents for all music events.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds

Cost: See contact info for cost

Recreation

11am-9pm Fri. Apr. 25

No Brand Con

The Chippewa Valley's premiere event for Anime, tabletop gaming, videogames, and general geekery is back for the 13th year. Adults and kids alike will enjoy a weekend of panels, cosplay, games, tournaments and fun.

The Plaza Hotel & Suites

Cost: $35 (In advance: $30), FREE kids under 13

Music

11:30am-1pm Fri. Apr. 25

Jared Bartman

Jared Bartman is a songwriter, composer, and bandleader based in Peoria, IL. Merging genres to create a sound that is all his own, Bartman combines indie, American folk, Eastern European, and Afro-Cuban music with classical arrangements, occasionally returning to his rock and roll roots.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Apr. 25

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge (Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery)

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. Remember: Buy 3, Get 1 FREE bottle deals during and after the show.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery

Age: 21+

Music

7pm Fri. Apr. 25

CVAGO Organ/Piano Duet Recital

An energetic and fun-filled Organ/Piano Duet Concert with selections played by members of the Guild and by Scholarship winners of the CVAGO. Among the concert presenters will be Paul Kosower, Elaine Mann, Judy Lies, Elizabeth Wilson,…

First Congregational UCC

Cost: FREe admission, freewill offering requested

Music

7-10pm Fri. Apr. 25

Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke has been playing guitar and writing songs since he was 13 years old. He has released 7 albums of his home recorded demos, toured the United States, Appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio's Spectrum west, Big River Radio Waves, and many more accolades.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Nightlife

7-11pm Fri. Apr. 25

Dueling Pianos

Presented by United Way Emerging Leaders Group. Performer is "Piano Fondue".

The Plus

Age: 21+

Music

7:30-9pm Fri. Apr. 25

Skyline

An aboriginal native from Australia named Allooloo takes the audience on a walkabout through the continuum of time and history that spans Edwin Booth and Laura Keene's visit to Sydney and Melbourne in 1852 and lands in Manhattan for a ground Zero cleansing ritual post 9/11.

Riverside Theatre

Cost: $14 for the general public, $12 for senior citizens (62 or older), $10 for youth (under 18), $7 for UW-Eau Claire students, and $12 for UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff

Music

8-10pm Fri. Apr. 25

Jared Bartman

Jared Bartman is a songwriter, composer, and bandleader based in Peoria, IL. Merging genres to create a sound that is all his own, Bartman combines indie, American folk, Eastern European, and Afro-Cuban music with classical arrangements, occasionally returning to his rock and roll roots.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

8:30pm Fri. Apr. 25

The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks are back for another fun night of dancing to listening to some great classic rock!

Sammy's Pizza

Music

9pm Fri. Apr. 25

Jess McChesney's Flying Carpet Show

The Flying Carpet Show is a show for people who like to party and have fun. Inspired by using phrase sampling and multiple instruments to create layers of sound that run in a continuous loop, McChesney is fueled by a love for extended jamming…

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Fri. Apr. 25

O'fosho

O'fosho has been bringing their brand of jam-based electronic blues funk to the Midwest for the last three years. With elements of blues, jazz, country, bluegrass, and EDM, O'fosho looks to create a unique live experience shared by the…

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Apr. 26th, 2014

Kids

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Apr. 26

Sing, Dance & Play

Mayo Clinic Health System is sponsoring two free concerts with musician and author Jim Gill. Apr. 26, 10-11am at Alliance Church gymnasium, 502 21st St. N., Menomonie Apr. 26, 2-3pm at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 400 Eau…

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Food & Drink

Sat. Apr. 26

Spring Fest 2014

Spring Fest is a family friendly event featuring art & craft exhibitors, live country and rock bands, great food, libations, and more entertainment. Visit online for the full schedule. Free parking. Heated tents for all music events.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds

Cost: See contact info for cost

Recreation

Check Venue For Hours Sat. Apr. 26

Taylor County Lions Maple Fest

Celebration of the State tree, the sugar Maple. Vendors, maple cooking & baking contest, maple syrup judging, antique tractor display, Pancake breakfast, other foods on grounds. KIDS: Archery demo, pedal pull, scavenger hunt, face painting, red wagon parade, bean bag tournament and much more.

Taylor County Fair Grounds

Recreation

8am-7pm Sat. Apr. 26

No Brand Con

The Chippewa Valley's premiere event for Anime, tabletop gaming, videogames, and general geekery is back for the 13th year. Adults and kids alike will enjoy a weekend of panels, cosplay, games, tournaments and fun.

The Plaza Hotel & Suites

Cost: $35 (In advance: $30), FREE kids under 13

Causes

6-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 26

Savoring the Arts - Fundraising Dinner for the Heyde Center

Appetizers and cash bar at 6pm. Music fills the halls as guests browse the work of area artists. At 7:15pm, the auditorium opens to a three-course dinner and a local jazz trio. Silent and live auctions plus donations towards specific projects…

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $75/person

Music

6pm Sat. Apr. 26

Fuel + H2NY + TBA

Melodic hard rockers Fuel rose to fame in 1999 with their smash hit "Shimmer" and subsequent hits "Hemorrhage (In My Hands)" and "Falls on Me". Tonight they are at Every Buddy's with London rock band N2NY and more acts TBA. Find tickets…

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: $25 in advance, $30 day of show

Age: 21+

Music

7-10pm Sat. Apr. 26

Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is an Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer.  Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich…

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-11pm Sat. Apr. 26

Mickey Lynnes

Mickey Lynnes plays a variety of your favorite songs as you dance on the best floor in the area. It's also the Governor's Ball night.

Moose Lodge

Cost: $6

Age: 21+

Music

7:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 26

Skyline

An aboriginal native from Australia named Allooloo takes the audience on a walkabout through the continuum of time and history that spans Edwin Booth and Laura Keene's visit to Sydney and Melbourne in 1852 and lands in Manhattan for a ground Zero cleansing ritual post 9/11.

Riverside Theatre

Cost: $14 for the general public, $12 for senior citizens (62 or older), $10 for youth (under 18), $7 for UW-Eau Claire students, and $12 for UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff

Music

8-10pm Sat. Apr. 26

Jared Bartman

Jared Bartman is a songwriter, composer, and bandleader based in Peoria, IL. Merging genres to create a sound that is all his own, Bartman combines indie, American folk, Eastern European, and Afro-Cuban music with classical arrangements, occasionally returning to his rock and roll roots.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

8pm Sat. Apr. 26

S. Carey + White Hinterland

S. Carey is the moniker of musician Sean Carey, best known as the drummer and supporting vocalist of Bon Iver. Sean's 2010 album "All We Grow" and 2012's "Hoyas EP" have been met with critical acclaim, featuring layers of warm, lush tones and melodies that are both intimate and extraordinary. Scituate, MA songwriter Casey Dienel as White Hinterland opens the show.

Schofield Auditorium, Schofield Hall

Cost: $10 advance, $12 at door

Music

9pm Sat. Apr. 26

Last Open Road

Beginning with the talents of guitarist/vocalist Stevie, and his dad, bass guitarist/vocalist Dave, they recruited drummer Jimmy V. 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 Sat. Apr. 26

CANCELED: Pretty Pretty

This event is canceled. DJ, drums, vocal and non-stop dance party to get your hyped.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

9:30pm Sat. Apr. 26

Twisted Rhythm

Formed in 2013 Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music. From blues to rock to pop to country, Twisted Rhythm is sure to satisfy your musical appetite.

Snout Saloon

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Apr. 26

Contingency

Come for the music, stay because it's good. Volbeat, Seether, Velvet Revolver, Saliva.

T&C Roundabout

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Sat. Apr. 26

Fathom

Cory "Fathom" Crowell has made a name for himself through what seems like hundreds of heart-wrenching performances and hard work for many years. As a musician, Fathom (and various live bands) has carved his own niche in the local hip hop…

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Sat. Apr. 26

Picard + Letters From Earth + Kids with Boats

Melodic hard rock band Picard hits the House of Rock for its second-ever show with high energy melodic rock band Letters From Earth and alternative rock and pop band Kids with Boats. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock

Cost: $6

Age: 21+

Sunday, Apr. 27th, 2014

Food & Drink

Sun. Apr. 27

Spring Fest 2014

Spring Fest is a family friendly event featuring art & craft exhibitors, live country and rock bands, great food, libations, and more entertainment. Visit online for the full schedule. Free parking. Heated tents for all music events.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds

Cost: See contact info for cost

Recreation

8am-noon Sun. Apr. 27

No Brand Con

The Chippewa Valley's premiere event for Anime, tabletop gaming, videogames, and general geekery is back for the 13th year. Adults and kids alike will enjoy a weekend of panels, cosplay, games, tournaments and fun.

The Plaza Hotel & Suites

Cost: $35 (In advance: $30), FREE kids under 13

Food & Drink

8-10:30am Sun. Apr. 27

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

Wellness

9am-8pm Sun. Apr. 27

Earth Day All Day

Join us for this day-long party that includes all the good stuff. Music, demo’s, tastings, and more. All in honor of this big ol’ world we live in. Earth, we love ya. It promises to be one Motha’ of a celebration, for Mother Nature. Visit online for the full schedule.

Raw Deal

Cost: FREE

Music

1:30-3pm Sun. Apr. 27

Skyline

An aboriginal native from Australia named Allooloo takes the audience on a walkabout through the continuum of time and history that spans Edwin Booth and Laura Keene's visit to Sydney and Melbourne in 1852 and lands in Manhattan for a ground Zero cleansing ritual post 9/11.

Riverside Theatre

Cost: $14 for the general public, $12 for senior citizens (62 or older), $10 for youth (under 18), $7 for UW-Eau Claire students, and $12 for UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff

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