Tuesday, Sep. 30th, 2014

Music

1-3pm Tue. Sep. 30

Dunn Dulcimers

All skill levels and all stringed instruments welcome.

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7:30pm Tue. Sep. 30

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. Sep. 30

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

Wednesday, Oct. 1st, 2014

Education

5:15-6:20pm Wed. Oct. 1

Belly Dance American Tribal Style(R) Beginner Classes

Sessions repeat every eight weeks; you can start any time. Plan for clothing you can move comfortably in and your bare feet. Each woman starts this dance journey at a different place in her life. We value her interest, nurture the learning process, and feed the spark that connects us to the dance. Contact Dana to coordinate class schedules, 715-577-2830 or lasaanahatatribal@gmail.com.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness

Cost: Consider yourself our friend! Mention you saw this posting on VolumeOne and receive our special FRIEND DISCOUNT; price reduced by 1-class ($9 value) immediately upon full payment for the 8-week session. You pay $63 instead of $72 for the full session!

Age: ages 18+

Food & Drink

5:30-8:30pm Wed. Oct. 1

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

7pm-midnight Wed. Oct. 1

American Head Charge+ Emergent + Stare Across

American Head Charge returns to Hipps Pub on Wednesday, Oct. 1 to rock your face off. This is a warm up show for their European Tour! Special guests Emergent and Stare Across.

Hipps Pub

Cost: $16 adv. or $20 day of show

Age: 21+

Thursday, Oct. 2nd, 2014

Music (all ages)

7pm Thu. Oct. 2

Memorial High School Varsity Show

Showcasing MHS student talent with singers, bands, comedy and swordplay, this event culminates with the coronation of the Homecoming King and Queen. Also featured: MHS Jazz Bands, Orchestra, Cheer, Dance Team and the Old Abe Show Choir.

Memorial High School Auditorum

Cost: $2

Music

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 2

Adria Ramos

Adria (King) Ramos is an Eau Claire native making her hometown musical return. Her guitar and violin playing bring energy to a performance that is both intimate and engaging. Her music is lyrically-driven in the style of Ani Difranco, Paul Simon, and the Indigo Girls.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 2

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. 2

SycAmour

Michigan rock band SycAmour combine pop, alternative rock, and metal influences with vocals inspired by hardcore and R&B for a dynamic high energy performance.

Music

8pm Thu. Oct. 2

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. Oct. 2

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

9pm-1am Thu. Oct. 2

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. 2

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. 3rd, 2014

Music

9:30-10am Fri. Oct. 3

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. 3

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

Food & Drink

3-10pm Fri. Oct. 3

Bye the Willow Grand Opening

Our grand opening will showcase different wineries, breweries, caterers, and local talent from around the area. Stop in multiple times throughout the weekend to get a taste of what Bye the Willow will be offering the Chippewa Valley!

Bye the Willow

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 3

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+

Visual Art

6-9pm Fri. Oct. 3

Cari Raynae Jacobson Art Reception

Cari Raynae Jacobson will display original art including handmade cards and hats. Enjoy live music, snacks and meet the artist! Reception will be held 6-9pm Friday, Oct. 3. Her work will be on display through the month of October.

Tangled Up in Hue

Cost: FREE

Music

7-8pm Fri. Oct. 3

Lizzy Diane

Lizzy Diane is a freak-folk musician whose songs and voice have been compared to Joanna Newsom, Alanis Morissette, and Kimya Dawson. Don't miss this intimate set in the V1 gallery, located at the Volume One Headquarters.

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-10pm Fri. Oct. 3

Quasimofo

Quasimofo is an all original power jazz trio that's been playing around the Twin Cities, St. Croix area and now coming to Acoustic Cafe in Eau Claire. Quasimofo plays all original music of all styles of jazz with Blues, R&B, Gospel and Classical influences along with a punk intensity of playing, jacked up jazz as they say.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7pm Fri. Oct. 3

Varsity Night Live

A variety show featuring the talents of UW-Eau Claire students.

Zorn Arena, UWEC Campus

Cost: $7, $5 students

Music

8pm Fri. Oct. 3

F.M. Down

Loud, unabashed rock and roll. Pure and simple.

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

8:30pm-midnight Fri. Oct. 3

Rada Dada

A high energy group with Randy Sinz on bass and vocals, Dave Engedal on guitar and vocals. Dale Drevlow on keyboards and vocals, Dave Schader on drums and vocals and Sue Orfield on saxophone. They play a variety of music, with emphasis on classic rock, from the 50’s through today.

Sammy's Pizza

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm-1am Fri. Oct. 3

Crystal & The Commotion

High energy/fun for all band.

Red Zone Sports Bar

Cost: FREE admission, two drink minimum requested

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Fri. Oct. 3

Irie Sol

Irie Sol's diverse instrumentation bursts with reggae, rock, funk, jazz, and hip hop flavor.

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Fri. Oct. 3

Feed the Need Battle of the Bands

Featuring a variety of hard rock and metal bands. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock

Cost: FREE admission (but consider donating to Feed the Need)

Age: 21+

Saturday, Oct. 4th, 2014

Recreation

7:30am-noon Sat. Oct. 4

Oaklawn Acorn Dash

This race will run through the adjacent Stout Technology Park winding through the former site of the Oaklawn Stock Farm. There will be MHS Cheerleaders on the course and The Cutaways will play live music. Wellness Rocks will be available with activities, plus a UW-Stout Men's Hockey team clinic, face painting, photo booth and more.

Cost: See website for costs

Music

11am Sat. Oct. 4

Blugold Fever Fest

Join other alumni for pregame food and entertainment, join the Blugold Marching Band and The Pour Boyz for a good time at the pregame party in the park! Enjoy great snacks and beverages, and revel in Blugold fun and camaraderie.

Food & Drink

noon-10pm Sat. Oct. 4

Bye the Willow Grand Opening

Our grand opening will showcase different wineries, breweries, caterers, and local talent from around the area. Stop in multiple times throughout the weekend to get a taste of what Bye the Willow will be offering the Chippewa Valley!

Bye the Willow

Music

1-4pm Sat. Oct. 4

4rd Annual Blues & Brews Fest

Come and enjoy free samples of some amazing micro and craft brewed beers offered at the Foster Cheese Haus or try new varieties of beer of beer vendors will have on hand. Live music by Catya, Sue Orfield, and Randy Sinz, performing soulful…

Foster Cheese Haus

Music

1-3pm Sat. Oct. 4

Catya's Trio

Featuring the amazing Sue Orfield on tenor saxophone, Randy Sinz on acoustic and electric bass and vocals, and singer/songwriter, Catya, on vocals and guitar, Catya’s Trio performs a mix of original and traditional Blues, Swing, and Contemporary Acoustic music.

Foster Cheese Haus

Cost: FREE

Food & Drink

3pm-midnight Sat. Oct. 4

WisctoberFest

This event is held by The Plus and The Firehouse. Featuring local and national Oktoberfest tap beers. Wear your Lederhosen and receive a free mug! Enjoy live music with Steven Jon Rindt + Den Barstow Ludders + Sayth + Hannah Hebl + Steven Szydel + Lizzy Diane + Dingo Factory + The Wrong Omar.

Cost: FREE

Causes

6-10pm Sat. Oct. 4

A Night at the Mabel feat. Keri Noble

A Night at the Mabel features live entertainment, a silent auction, live auction, raffles, dinner, cash bars, and a cheesecake reception. Proceeds benefit the Mabel Tainter. Minneapolis Keri Noble performs tonight, back by popular demand from…

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts

Cost: $70 (please register by Sep. 26)

Music

7-8pm Sat. Oct. 4

Tony Rongstad

Tony Rongstad writes contemporary folk songs that tell stories of love, family, life in the moment, and being on the edge. Arrangements include tight vocal harmonies, innovative horns and winds, ingenious acoustic and electric guitars, and…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-10pm Sat. Oct. 4

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

7pm Sat. Oct. 4

Josiah Wordsworth

Opening art reception for Dead Man's Party (art by Andrew Weidner, Erik & Anna Christenson) musical guests, Josiah Wordsworth blends styles such as jazz, rock, & classical. 2007 EP "Blue State" and 2008 EP "Wordsworth" received airplay on various radio stations and television networks such as MTV.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Causes

7pm Sat. Oct. 4

125th Anniversary Hope Gala: Lumber Baron's Ball

Commemorating Sacred Heart Hospital's 125th anniversary with dinner, music, entertainment, live auction and valet parking. Black-tie and ball gowns and 1890s style attire is encouraged. Funds raised from this year’s event will support the…

Cost: $125/person

Music

8pm Sat. Oct. 4

The Sue Orfield Show with Peter Phippen & The Summerland Ensemble

In an unusual collaboration, guests Peter Phippen and The Summerland Ensemble join Sue Orfield for an evening of improvised music on episode six of the Sue Orfield Show. The Ensemble includes Phippen,Terence Karn on tablas; Victoria Shoemaker, silver flute and Tiit Raid, percussion.

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

Cost: FREE

Full Slate

8:30pm Sat. Oct. 4

The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks are back for another night of great classic rock! Bring your dancing shoes. Fun starts at 8:30pm.

Sammy's Pizza

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm-1am Sat. Oct. 4

Crystal & The Commotion

High energy/fun for all band.

Red Zone Sports Bar

Cost: FREE admission, two drink minimum requested

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Oct. 4

The Pumps

The Pumps ... Frank Juodis, Jason Keisler & Buck Barrickman are up to some good ol' rockin' Blues.

T&C Roundabout

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Oct. 4

4th Floor

A four piece, good ol' American, rock n' roll machine from the great Northwoods of Wisconsin.

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Oct. 4

Electronic Homecoming Show

Featuring artists Stavish, Beak Nasty feat. Foxy Dope, and Slowslylove. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock

Cost: $3

Age: 21+

Music

9pm-1am Sat. Oct. 4

Nail Drivers

Nail Drivers make their debut at the Wildwood. Come out and party with us! The Nail Drivers play a mix of classic rock and country that will have you singing along!

Wildwood Bar & Restaurant

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Oct. 4

2nd X-IT

Classic rock.

The Snout Saloon

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Sat. Oct. 4

Softly, Dear + Sayth + Doks Robotiks

Local pop rock band Softly, Dear perform with local hip hop artists Sayth and Doks Robotiks. Doks features a live band with jazz and funk influences with members from EC and the Twin Cities.

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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