Tuesday, Jan. 24th, 2017

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Jan. 24

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+

9pm Tue. Jan. 24

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, Jan. 25th, 2017

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 25

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, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Wed. Jan. 25

Open Mic Night - Host: Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke will be hosting an open mic night at Northwoods Brewing every Wednesday night this winter. Come down to practice, wow us, jam out, or enjoy other artists performing in your area. All are welcome. Bring your own instruments.

Northwoods Brewing 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 26th, 2017

5-8pm Thu. Jan. 26

Winter After Hours 2017

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St. (just off of Main Street), Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

Two Rivers

The regulars: Randy Sinz, Sue Orfield and Gregg Wheeler. These folks will be joined by a host of talented friends, makin' music and havin' fun doin' it.

Foster Cheese Haus E10934 County Road H, Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: For All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Jan. 26

New Year, New Us Party at The Raw Deal

Celebrate all of the new things that Raw Deal has cooked up. Free live music by Jack and the Coax and Old Desert Road

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 26

Winter After Hours: January 26th

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 26

Live Music: Brianna Kocka & Jimmy Barnett

Brianna Kocka has been part of various musical acts throughout the Twin Cities—most notably Sun Gods to Gamma Rays and CAETANI. Jimmy Barnett has been a Singer/Songwriter in the Twin Cities for over a decade and you can find him backing up Brianna when he’s not singing his own tunes.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Thu. Jan. 26

John Mueller's Winter Dance Party

John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party" is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper's final tour and the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates.

Eau Claire State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets $24 | $28

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

8pm Thu. Jan. 26

Focus Ring

Minnesota’s Focus Ring (Tilde Records) has become a very prominent member of the Minneapolis music scene. After releasing several singles in 2015, Focus Ring released “Introduction”, his first full length album, in January of 2016. Focus Ring is an emo-acoustic act and has shared the stage with artists such as Hotel Books and Jeff Rosenstock.

The Terrace, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

9pm Thu. Jan. 26

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

9pm Thu. Jan. 26

DJ Set: DJ Greaseburn

Catch some vinyl spinning from DJ Greaseburn at The Lakely.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Friday, Jan. 27th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 27

Live Music: Shane Leonard Trio

Shane Leonard performs under the name Kalispell, and also drums for Milwaukee band Field Report. He will be playing instrumental music with the one of kind guitarist, Dean Granros.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30pm Fri. Jan. 27

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 27

Wolfsong at Infinity Beverages

Introducing WolfSong: Kai Ulrica and Nikk Wolfe of Wolves at the Door on Acoustic guitars and vocals joined by Larry Past on upright bass and vocals playing Acoustic Electric Euro-gypsy rock in the country.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 27

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+

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 27

Live Music: 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”!

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 27

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

8pm Fri. Jan. 27

Live Music: Brett Wiscons

Brett Wiscons was born in Chicago and raised in Plymouth, IN on a unique mélange of music ranging from vocal powerhouses Sade and Edwin McCain to rock bands Pearl Jam, the Eagles, and Hootie & the Blowfish. Within these influences, listeners will find his musical marriage – jangly pop, a dash of soul, and moody acoustics – creates a sound all his own.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9-11pm Fri. Jan. 27

Gallery Fridays: Sue Orfield & Friends

The Sue Orfield Band performs original music that spans many genres from blues, rock and funk to jazz and bluegrass with a little ethnic vibe thrown in. Their music grooves with high energy and unexpected improvisations. Their melodies will sometimes amuse you and often move you.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

9pm Fri. Jan. 27

DJ Set: BMoen

BMoen is a drummer/recordist/producer primarily known for his work with Peter Wolf Crier, Laarks, Amateur Love, and the Shouting Matches. He will be spinning a smattering of selections from his LP library in themed sets, including jazz, gospel, soul, blues, and folk, along with some artful modern indie.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm Fri. Jan. 27

Live Music: Elizabeth Ghandour + Jerrika Mighelle

Elizabeth Ghandour is a singer/songwriter based out of the Her main project is called Elizabeth Ghandour & The Heighburners, which plays mostly originals in the Americana/Folk genre. In Jerrika Mighelle's new released solo album debut, Eau Claire artist Jerrika Mighelle reflects on self discovery, love, loss, and life’s big questions.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm Fri. Jan. 27

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

9pm Fri. Jan. 27

Party For a Cause: Benefitting WHYS Radio

A monthly dance party that donates portion of profits each night to a local charity. This show will have funds donated to WHYS in Eau Claire. Featuring: DJ Sinestro. Doors at 8pm.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Suggested Admission/Donation

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Jan. 27

Live Music: Cragars

The Cragars are a party band ready to rock. From oldies to newbies, they play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with some country, hip hop, and original music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Jan. 28th, 2017

8:30am Sat. Jan. 28

18th Annual Locopalooza Show Choir Competition

Features 16 talented teams from the Upper Midwest. Hosted at Altoona High School. Preliminary competition begins at 8:30am, and the finalists go on at 7pm.

Altoona High School 711 7th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $12 for preliminaries; $12 to attend finals; $16 all day pass

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jan. 28

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra Presents: Family and Friends Concert

ECCO's annual free family concert. Maestro Frank A. Watkins conducts as local educator Wanda Miller narrates Ann Hayes romp "Meet the Orchestra" and introduces the audience to the musical instruments. Event includes a musical instrument "petting zoo", crafts, refreshments and music by Mozart and Haydn.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Jan. 28

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

5:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

Anniversary Bonfire & Karaoke

Celebrate 7 years of Elk Mound no longer being a dry town, with Happy hour prices 5:30-6:30 and 12am-1am. Bonfire from 6:30-8:30pm with $3 hot drinks and 8:30-11:30-pm Karaoke with West Central Entertainment.

The Pourhouse W301 Menomonie St., Elk Mound

5:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

6pm-1am Sat. Jan. 28

Sawdust City Limits #2

Sawdust City Limits is a one-day music festival designed to showcase the quality and variety of Eau Claire's dynamic music scene – this time, featuring eight of Eau Claire's finest original acts: Evergreen Grass Band, Kalispell, The Heart Pills, FM Down, Two Castles, D. Janakey, Wayward, and Filthy Sweet. There's punk, folk, rock, electronic, pop, metal, hip hop, country, bluegrass and everything blended in between – and each artist is giving away a couple free downloads of their tracks to attendees. Your first domestic tap, rail, or soda is free.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 28

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is 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 and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

7:30-9pm Sat. Jan. 28

Brass Barn Polka Band

Securely holding down the polka scene in the Twin Cities, The Brass Barn Polka Band brings together jazz artists, a jazz composer, classical performers, and a composer for the modern concert hall, the band serves as a meeting point for the cultural backgrounds of all of its members.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6

Age: All Ages

8-11pm Sat. Jan. 28

Jerrika Mighelle: "Like the Sea Album" Release Show

Jerrika has spent the last year and a half honing her songs at local live shows and open mics, crafting her debut album "Like the Sea". In her debut, she reflects on existence, love, loss, and life’s big questions. “Like The Sea” is a way forward, a distant guiding light cutting through life’s murkiest depths.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

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.

James Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 28

Live Music: Shane Leonard Trio

Shane Leonard performs under the name Kalispell, and also drums for Milwaukee band Field Report. He will be playing instrumental music with the one of kind guitarist, Dean Granros.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm-1am Sat. Jan. 28

Live Music: The Theory

The Theory is a hard rock cover band. With a huge variety, from Volbeat to Pearl Jam, and much more, they are sure to satisfy all ages.

Red Zone Sports Bar 2071 S Prairie View Rd, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $6 Cover included "2" FREE Drinks

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 28

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. Jan. 28

Live Music: Cragars

The Cragars are a party band ready to rock. From oldies to newbies, they play a healthy mix of Rock N Roll music mixed with some country, hip hop, and original music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Jan. 28

Yam Cannon Ball

It's the Yam "Cannon Ball". Get it? Good. Each year about this time local psychedelic rock band Yam Cannon decks out the Mousetrap in decorations and brings along some friends for a night of strange, enthralling music. Featured bands include, Giants Of Midgard, Hallie Death March, and Little Weird Sandbox. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Monday, Jan. 30th, 2017

8-11pm Mon. Jan. 30

Monday Jazz Sessions

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 Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jan. 31st, 2017

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Jan. 31

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+

9pm Tue. Jan. 31

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Thursday, Feb. 2nd, 2017

5-8pm Thu. Feb. 2

Winter After Hours 2017

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St. (just off of Main Street), Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 2

Winter After Hours: February 2nd

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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