Wednesday, Oct. 22nd, 2014

Music

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 22

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

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

8-11pm Wed. Oct. 22

The Bent Corsicles

Bentley Harder, Megan Corse & Phil Circle knock out a series of acoustic originals and covers featuring Megan's diverse vocal talents. Look forward to b-sides and solid blues riffs. CDs and Phil's book will be available.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Thursday, Oct. 23rd, 2014

Music

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Oct. 23

Two Rivers

Two Rivers is Randy Sinz (vocals, acoustic guitar, and bass), Sue Orfield (sax, piano) and Gregg Wheeler (vocals, harmonica and guitar) - and a host of other talented folks that might come and sit in for a tune or two. Old country tunes, jazz standards, bluegrass and blues.

Foster Cheese Haus

Cost: FREE

Education

6-7:30pm Thu. Oct. 23

Drumming Up the Fun!

Come join us in this fun and active world drumming class. Whether you are a trained musician or just want to come and bang on a drum to release some stress, this class is for you. We will be playing a variety of hand drums and other percussion instruments from cultures around the world.

Voyagers Community Learning Center

Cost: $10/participant

Age: 18+

Music

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 23

Jazz on Bridge Street

Come down and enjoy jazz with Todd Bartlett and Jerry Way a very smooth duo playing a whole lot of music.

A Stage Below Music Cafe

Cost: FREE

Music

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 23

The Morton Sisters

The Morton Sisters are a trio who sing, play guitar, mandolin, violin, and piano. They cover many different genres of music as well as perform original songs.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 23

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

7-9:30pm Thu. Oct. 23

United Federations of Swing

The United Federation of Swing are comprised of: Basil Hable (trombone), Adam Nijhawan (saxophones), Ellie Phillips (bass), Ryan Sreenivasam (drums), Tyler Lustek (keys) and Lucas Larson.

The Plus

Cost: FREE

Music

7:30pm Thu. Oct. 23

Smetana Trio

Founded in 1934, the Smetana Trio is today recognized as the premier piano trio in its native Czech Republic. Current members Jitka Cechova (piano), Jiri Vodicka (violin) and Jan Palenícek (cello) have perpetuated the interpretational ideals of their predecessors as well as other superlative 20th-century soloists active in chamber music.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center

Cost: $17, $15 UW System Faculty/staff/ages 62+/$7 UW System student/age 17 and under, student tickets are $3.50 until the day of the show

Stage

7:30pm Thu. Oct. 23

Chippewa Valley Book Festival: Gary Wright, The Dream Weaver

Accompanied by a pianist, Gary’s set will include “Dream Weaver,” “Love is Alive,” “Really Wanna Know You,” material from his “Best of the Dream Weaver” album and his most recent release “Connected,” as well as a never…

State Theatre

Cost: $15-$30

Music

8pm Thu. Oct. 23

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

9pm-1am Thu. Oct. 23

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+

Friday, Oct. 24th, 2014

Music

9:30-10am Fri. Oct. 24

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. 24

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

Music

6-8pm Fri. Oct. 24

NOTA Appreciation Concert

An evening of music and revelry, featuring Love Taxi, Hannah Hebl (Hemma), and Water Street Ramblers. Guest appearances by you, your friends, and us. Come join us at the V1 Gallery and help support our beloved undergraduate fine arts…

The Volume One Gallery

Cost: $5 to see the performers (no cost to enter the building or shop the local store)

Age: all ages

Leisure

6-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

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

Age: 21+

Music

6-7:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

Larry Past at The Infinity Tasting Lounge

Larry Past will be playing songs from The Al Julson and Larry Past CD, The LP3 EP and select covers. Rumor has it that Al will be joining him and possibly others from LP3.

Infinity Beverages Winery, Banbury Place, Building 13 (Galloway St)

Cost: FREE

Music (all ages)

7-11pm Fri. Oct. 24

Piano Fondue - Dueling Pianos

Piano Fondue is a wildly entertaining rock-n-roll dueling pianos show in which small pieces of songs are mixed together into hot medleys and crowds of people gather to partake in its sweet goodness.

The Plus

Cost: $25

Nightlife

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Erik Brandt & The Urban Hillbilly Quartet

Erik Brandt has been the ringleader of the award-winning eclectic Twin Cities-based Urban Hillbilly Quartet since 1995. He’s played in venues all over the USA, Canada, & Austrailia. UHQ performs mainly original music in the Americana genre and have recorded 8 albums together.

Acoustic Cafe, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Music

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

Big Band Monster Bash

Featuring many jazz bands from area high schools and UWEC for a great Halloween-themed night of dancing.

Eau Claire Masonic Building

Cost: $7, $5 youth & student

Music

7pm Fri. Oct. 24

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 and Big River Radio Waves,…

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

8-10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Emily Forst

Emily Forst’s debut album, Here We Go, is a timely collection of songs of hope, healing, and faith, combining elements of pop, soul and Americana. Emily has toured extensively across the US and Europe and critics have praised her soaring vocals and gifted songwriting.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

8:30pm-midnight Fri. Oct. 24

Two Way Street

Mickey Lynnes and Dave Engedal return to Sammy's with their duo. Stop in and enjoy a famous Sammy's pizza and some great music.

Sammy's Pizza

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Fri. Oct. 24

The Contingency Band

Rye Dawg Productions along with Slideitin Records will be bringing The Contingency Band all weekend long to Ted's Timberlodge.

Ted's Timber Lodge

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Fri. Oct. 24

The Big Deeks

Big Deeks play a variety of music from the 50s to now, including some country, and also offer a DJ service during breaks.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

10pm Fri. Oct. 24

Nick Foytik Band

Electric and acoustic blues, folk, and rock n' roll.

The Mousetrap

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Oct. 25th, 2014

Stage

2pm Sat. Oct. 25

A Murder Mystery, Annual Harvest of Harmony Cabaret

Presented by Red Cedar Sounds Chorus. Guest quartet is Star Burst, silver medalists at the 2014 Northern Lights Region Six Quartet Competition. Tickets at the door.

Cost: Matinee with dessert and refreshments at 2pm: $8 adults, $3 kids. Dinner Show at 5:15pm: $10 adults, $5 kids

Music

2pm Sat. Oct. 25

Red Cedar Sounds 9th Annual Barbershop Show

9th Annual Ladies Barbershop Show - "Music She Wrote" A Musical Mystery (The Case of the Missing Song. Featuring Red Cedar Sounds and guest quartet Starburst.

Martin Anderson Gymnasium

Stage

5:15pm Sat. Oct. 25

A Murder Mystery, Annual Harvest of Harmony Cabaret

Presented by Red Cedar Sounds Chorus. Guest quartet is Star Burst, silver medalists at the 2014 Northern Lights Region Six Quartet Competition. Tickets at the door.

Cost: Matinee with dessert and refreshments at 2pm: $8 adults, $3 kids. Dinner Show at 5:15pm: $10 adults, $5 kids

Music

5:15pm Sat. Oct. 25

Red Cedar Sounds 9th Annual Barbershop Show

9th Annual Ladies Barbershop Show - "Music She Wrote" A Musical Mystery (The Case of the Missing Song. Featuring Red Cedar Sounds and guest quartet Starburst.

Martin Anderson Gymnasium

Causes

5:30pm-2am Sat. Oct. 25

Rock the Dome for the Y

Join us for a night of casual adult entertainment at Chippewa Valley’s famous Loopy Dome. Ticket includes happy hour 5:30-6:30pm (free beer, soda & wine), dinner 6:30-7:30pm, Comedian Mary Mack 7:30-8:30pm & live music by Phoenix from 9pm-1am. Fun games and raffles too.

Loopy's

Cost: $50 adults, $10 other

Age: 21+

Music

6-10pm Sat. Oct. 25

Music For Hope

A musical evening featuring AcoustiHoo, Catya's Trio and The Sue Orfield Band (with an appearance by Ellen Whyte). Every penny of your suggested donation of $5 or more goes to The Bridge To Hope (sheltering, and giving the hope of a better life to victims of domestic abuse and human trafficking).

The Heyde Center for the Arts

Cost: $5

Music

6-11pm Sat. Oct. 25

Nancy Olson + Justin Jay Arnold

A magical singer/songwriter night with Nancy Olson and Justin Jay Arnold, food and refreshments available cafe open for food at 4pm.

A Stage Below Music Cafe

Cost: FREE

Nightlife

7-10:30pm Sat. Oct. 25

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Dance

Join us for a Fall Formal Dance. The evening includes a dance lesson at 7pm followed by music for all your favorite dances. Hors d'oeuvres and desserts are included. Formal attire please

Eau Claire Moose Lodge

Cost: $25, In advance: $20

Music

7pm-midnight Sat. Oct. 25

Singles Connection Halloween Dance

Hors d'oeuvres furnished. Dance lessons 7-8pm, dance is 8pm-midnight with live music by 40 Fingers. Come dressed in a Halloween costume - there will be a costume contest with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Cost: $5 Singles Connection members, $10 nonmembers

Music (all ages)

7pm Sat. Oct. 25

Eggplant Heroes

Blending three-part harmonies with guitar, trumpet, and violin, Eggplant Heroes present an eclectic mix of originals, adaptations, gospel, and folk ranging from seventeenth-century English/Irish ballads to the Old Crow Medicine Show.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages

Music

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 25

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: A Night in Manhattan

Join the CVJO for a great night of music from the Big Apple, including Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, and many more.

State Theatre

Cost: $15 adults in advance, $18 adults at the door, $13 seniors, $5 students

Music

8-10pm Sat. Oct. 25

Open Stage

Always wanted to show off your musical abilities? Come perform at Open Stage. The sign up sheet and a list of rules will be posted outside the Cabin. Please sign up for 15 minute slots. There are limited spots so sign up now.

The Cabin

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm-midnight Sat. Oct. 25

Glen Templeton - Nashville Recording Artist

Glen Templeton is an American country music singer and songwriter. His current single, "Ball Cap," is a follow up to his debut hit, "I could be the one".

The Plus

Cost: $7, In advance: $5

Music

9pm-2am Sat. Oct. 25

Probable Cause

Probable Cause Rockin' the Red Zone. It is time for a huge party.

Red Zone Sports Bar

Cost: FREE admission, two drink minimum requested

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Oct. 25

Them Coulee Boys

Them Coulee Boys are a folk/bluegrass band from the Northwoods of Western Wisconsin.

Every Buddy's Bar

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm Sat. Oct. 25

Nail Drivers

Nail Drivers are gonna rock Missy's.

Missy's Bar & Grill

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9pm-1am Sat. Oct. 25

The Pumps

Great rockin' blues! Jason Keisler, Frank Juodis and Buck Barrickman ... The Pumps. Great food, beer and fun too.

Stout Ale House

Cost: FREE

Music

9pm Sat. Oct. 25

Last Open Road

Beginning with the talents of guitarist/vocalist Stevie, and his dad, bass guitarist/vocalist Dave, they recruited drummer Jimmy and veteran keyboardist Eric. LOR plays classic rock while staying true to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jimi Hendrix and other guitar giants.

Bresina's Hometown Bar & Grill

Cost: FREE

Music

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Oct. 25

The Contingency Band

Rye Dawg Productions along with Slideitin Records will be bringing The Contingency Band all weekend long to Ted's Timberlodge.

Ted's Timber Lodge

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Oct. 25

Twisted Rhythm

Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music.

Snout Saloon

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Music

9:30pm Sat. Oct. 25

The Big Deeks

Big Deeks play a variety of music from the 50s to now, including some country, and also offer a DJ service during breaks.

O'Leary's Pub

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Oct. 26th, 2014

Food & Drink

8-10:30am Sun. Oct. 26

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

625 total