Sunday, Jun. 25th, 2017

7am-1pm Sun. Jun. 25

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Nick Seeger

A farm-focused brunch and music by Nick Seeger form 10am-1pm. Brunch includes an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. A variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-3pm Sun. Jun. 25

Chippewa Falls Music in the Park

A series of local music acts ranging from acoustic cover classics to rock 'n' roll bands running throughout the summer.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-7pm Sun. Jun. 25

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. Currently Jim plays in Schuh Fly. As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like. Artists covered include: Badfinger, Beatles, Bob Dylan, Everly Bros., Buddy Holly, etc.

SandBar & Grill 17643 50th Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-7:30pm Sun. Jun. 25

Altoona Music in the Park

A series of local music acts ranging form acoustic cover classics to to rock 'n' roll bands running throughout the summer.

Altoona City Park Pavillion 10th Street West, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Sun. Jun. 25

Anything Goes Open Mic

Every fourth Sunday brings the Anything Goes Open Mic to Dean & Sue's, hosted by Two Frets Up. All singers, musicians, comedians, and poets are invited to perform. This event is open to the general public.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Monday, Jun. 26th, 2017

7-9pm Mon. Jun. 26

Cedarbrook Summer Concert Series

Cedarbook Church kicks off its Summer Concert Series with Ranger Rudy. A night of country, rock, and a whole lot of fun. Bring your chairs or blankets, or grab a bench, and spend the evening outside for a fantastic evening of music.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jun. 27th, 2017

9-11am Tue. Jun. 27

Chippewa Valley Generations Choir

Cathy Reitz, director of the Chippewa Valley Community Choir, Chippewa Valley Youth Chorus, and the Stand In the Light Dementia choir, has created a new opportunity for singers of all ages to make music together. Singers young and old of all ages are welcome to join. Performance: July 8th at the The Inaugural Family Day in Downtown Eau Claire.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per person or participate as a whole family for $30

Age: Ages 6+ (adults included)

1-3pm Tue. Jun. 27

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

5-7:30pm Tue. Jun. 27

Summer Dinner and Music: Barbeque and John Denver

Layne Yost's tribute to the music of John Denver is a faithful tribute that pays homage to the music and the man. Yost captures the simple soul of Denver's music through guitar and upright bass arrangements. Woven within the music are stories that give insight into Denver's life and legacy.

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

Cost: Adults $32, Seniors $31, Youth $25. Group discounts available. 

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Tue. Jun. 27

Schultz's Country Barn Summer Music Series

Summer music concerts in the scenic Schultz's Country Barn every Tuesday in summer (except the Fourth of July) until August 15th. Check their website for a full and up-to-date schedule.

Schultz’s Country Barn 50996 N. Main St., Eleva

Cost: FREE

6-7pm Tue. Jun. 27

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Have fun learning and playing music in a relaxed social setting. Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for strumming and singing. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs, too. Each week Tim will bring new ideas for members to work on and he’ll take time to answer your musical questions.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in; $7 per session when you pay in advance for two or more

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Jun. 27

Tuesday Night Blues: Nick Foytik

The Nick Foytik Band is a progressive blues band with strong traditional roots. The band’s style coincides with Nick’s original solo performances, and expands with a vibrant rhythm section, taking it to a new electrified level. After Hours Blues Jam at the Plus until midnight.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Tue. Jun. 27

Tuesday Night Blues Concerts

The Chippewa Valley Blues Society hosts Tuesday evening concerts in Owen Park during the summer months. Features local favorites and a few from further flung locations. There'll be food vendors, great music, and an after party downtown at The Plus until 11pm. August 1st concert will be at Phoenix Park, not Owen Park.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Jun. 27

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. Food available.

Tomahawk Room 306 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Tue. Jun. 27

Ludington Guard Band

A community concert band that was officially organized in 1888 with roots going back to 1877. They play a variety of classical band music, marches, overtures, show tunes and novelty pieces.

Wilson Park - Band Shell Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

Wednesday, Jun. 28th, 2017

6-9pm Wed. Jun. 28

Durand Music in the Park

Live music at Durand's Memorial Park Bandshell. June's concert will be Chasing Mabel and local rock and roll talent Bill Goodrich. July's concert will be Biesterveld, Jim Ullwellling & company. August's concert will be The Whitesidewalls Rock & Roll Revue.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Jun. 28

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

7-9pm Wed. Jun. 28

Live at the Local Lounge Patio: JFT 'Lite'

The widest selection of the very best classic rock performed by a 'smaller' version of the famous JFT Party Band. Audience selects music to be performed each show from artist like: John Melencamp, Pink Floyd, CCR, Billy Idol, U2, Journey, Neil Diamond, Johnny Cash, Rolling Stones, Eagles, Police and many more.

The Local Lounge 2106 N Clairemont, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Jun. 28

Eau Claire Municipal Band Summer Concert Season

Listen to high quality, free entertainment by the oldest musical organization in Eau Claire. From traditional Sousa marches, patriotic melodies, pop, jazz, rock, and soundtracks, there is something for everyone's listening pleasure.

Sarge "Boyd" Bandshell, Owen Park, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jun. 29th, 2017

9-11am Thu. Jun. 29

Chippewa Valley Generations Choir

Cathy Reitz, director of the Chippewa Valley Community Choir, Chippewa Valley Youth Chorus, and the Stand In the Light Dementia choir, has created a new opportunity for singers of all ages to make music together. Singers young and old of all ages are welcome to join. Performance: July 8th at the The Inaugural Family Day in Downtown Eau Claire.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 per person or participate as a whole family for $30

Age: Ages 6+ (adults included)

6-9pm Thu. Jun. 29

Open Mic Hosted by The Rock Creek Song Dogs

bring your talent or come to listen Farm to Fork wood-fired pizza starts at 5 open mic from 6 to 9 indoor and outdoor seating dogs are welcome too

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

6-9pm Thu. Jun. 29

Live Music: Nici Peper

The Fill Inn Station welcomes Nici Peper, a Rootsy, Americana Folk singer-songwriter influenced by the tradition of classic storytellers. She has been described as vintage and soulful, and her lyrics are open and honest. She's opened for Elvis Monroe, Hobo Jim, and Brett Michaels.

Fill-Inn Station 104 W. Columbia St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 29

Music Over Menomin

Bring your lawn chairs, picnic baskets, and blankets and enjoy free live music over Lake Menomin.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 29

Sounds like Summer Concert Series

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Volume One's Thursday night gig in downtown Eau Claire's Phoenix Park. Local bands play to crowds each night on the banks of the Chippewa River in June, July, and August. Enjoy a pre-show set from area singer/songwriters at 6pm. Multiple food vendors will have food for sale. Pets are allowed at the concert.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 29

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Broken Eights + Giants of Midgard w/ Spencer Schauer

Born from a Nirvana cover set at Decadent Cabaret, The Broken Eights are a new Eau Claire based band dedicated to playing raw, high-energy grunge. Giants of Midgard turn thunder and lightning into music. Spencer Schauer is a current UWEC student who writes alternative indie music for guitar and voice.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jun. 29

Music Over Menomin: North of Dixie

North of Dixie is a perennial favorite at Music Over Menomin returning to play their own brand of foot stomping Northwoods music, old time mountain songs and swing.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Jun. 29

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

10pm Thu. Jun. 29

Live at the Moustrap: The Broken 8's + Giants of Midgard

Broken Eights is an Eau Claire based band dedicated to playing raw high energy Grunge Rock N Roll, fronted by Brian Bethke. Giants of Midgard is a new band with some familiar faces: Noel Hanson on guitar, Justin LeMay on drums, Brent Kuechen-meister on synth, and Jodi Hanson as lead vocals. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Friday, Jun. 30th, 2017

Fri. Jun. 30

43rd Annual Chetek Liberty Festival

Saturday features a run/walk, softball tournament, car show, craft fair, quilt show, volleyball tournament, kids activities, helicopter rides, ski show, block party with inflatables and live music, horse pull, family night with outdoor movies and s'mores, golf tourney, pancake breakfast, parade, beach party, fireworks, and more.

, Chetek

2-11:58pm Fri. Jun. 30

Northwoods Blues Festival

This year's festival features performances by Howard "Guitar" Luedtke, Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers, Albert Cummins, Bernard Allison, Left Wing Bourbon w/ Sue Orfield, Sena Ehrhardt, Duke Robillard, and Tinsley Ellis, and many more. VIP tickets include food. Arena and bleacher seating available. Camping options can be purchased.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: 1 day: $15-30 | 2 day: $30-60 | VIP Tickets: $175-195

7pm Fri. Jun. 30

Live at the Acoustic Café: Two Frets Up

Neither John Utphall & Larry Radle are new to music, both accomplished musicians, John with his fiddle & keyboard and Larry with vocals & guitar. John adds his jazz blues feel and sound to the violin and keys, and Larry his country soft rock, together making a unique full sound for a Duo.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

7-10pm Fri. Jun. 30

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 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8-10pm Fri. Jun. 30

Gallery Friday: JE Sunde + Her Crooked Heart

Her Crooked Heart is the new name; the new music of Rachel Ries – multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, and singer. Along with numerous and diverse collaborators through the years, Rachel has proven herself ever-curious to expand her sound, her scope, and sail on past the confines of ‘singer-songwriter.’

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8

8pm Fri. Jun. 30

WHYS Radio Presents Reggae Night at The Plus

Enjoy an amazing night with The Meditations, and local favorites Irie Sol and Nick Foytik. The Meditations are most famous for singing back vocals on a number of Bob Marley songs, including "Blackman Redemption", "Punky Reggae Party", and "Rastaman Live Up".

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 (can buy in advance)

9pm Fri. Jun. 30

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 Fri. Jun. 30

Live Music at O'Leary's: Jambox Heroes

Head to O'Leary's for some drinks and late night music provided by local band Class of 97.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Fri. Jun. 30

Live at the Mousetrap: Stephanie Nilles

A New Orleans jazz, punk, barrelhouse musician who blends original songs with covers of classic jazz tunes like Jelly Roll Morton. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Jul. 1st, 2017

Sat. Jul. 1

43rd Annual Chetek Liberty Festival

Saturday features a run/walk, softball tournament, car show, craft fair, quilt show, volleyball tournament, kids activities, helicopter rides, ski show, block party with inflatables and live music, horse pull, family night with outdoor movies and s'mores, golf tourney, pancake breakfast, parade, beach party, fireworks, and more.

, Chetek

7am-1pm Sat. Jul. 1

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest Nick Seeger

A farm-focused brunch and music by Nick Seeger form 10am-1pm. Brunch includes an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. A variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-11:58pm Sat. Jul. 1

Northwoods Blues Festival

This year's festival features performances by Howard "Guitar" Luedtke, Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers, Albert Cummins, Bernard Allison, Left Wing Bourbon w/ Sue Orfield, Sena Ehrhardt, Duke Robillard, and Tinsley Ellis, and many more. VIP tickets include food. Arena and bleacher seating available. Camping options can be purchased.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: 1 day: $15-30 | 2 day: $30-60 | VIP Tickets: $175-195

2-5:30pm Sat. Jul. 1

Live Music on the Patio: Randy Adams

An afternoon of live music by Randy Adams. Wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase. Feel free to bring a chair for this outdoor event. The event will be moved indoors in the case of rain. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jul. 1

Dinner Jazz: Liscio

Liscio is a professional combo from Western Wisconsin. Although their specialty is New Orleans style jazz their repertoire includes straight ahead jazz, Latin, rhythm and blues, delta blues and vocal standards.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Jul. 1

Live at the Acoustic Café: River Valley Jazz Quintet

The River Valley Jazz Quintet consists of top jazz students from the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire. Their goal is to provide top quality music and to represent the university for its world renowned jazz program.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

9pm Sat. Jul. 1

Elevated Minds Tour Vol. 2

A hip hop show featuring performances by Cudlino and Dee Bomb. Hosted by DJ Moses. Doors open at 8pm.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jul. 1

Late Jazz: Tim Sullivan Trio

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 the Marsalis Family to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters. Tim will take the stage with local pianist, Christine Hitt, for some jazz standards.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Jul. 1

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 Sat. Jul. 1

Live Music at O'Leary's: Jambox Heroes

Head to O'Leary's for some drinks and late night music provided by local band Class of 97.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Ongoing Events For 6/25/2017

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc