Tuesday, Apr. 23rd, 2019

7:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

The Plus Open Mic: SAAM Takeover

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Join Family Support Center and host Kes Albright as we take over The Plus Open Mic, with Chippewa Valley artists celebrating survivors and their stories. Come to engage with the performances, or sign up to share your own work.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Tue. Apr. 23

Open Mic Night at The Plus

Each week, a different artist will host and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Whether it is music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv. All are welcomed.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Apr. 24th, 2019

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 24

Jazz Session

A night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. 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

7:30-9:30pm Wed. Apr. 24

Live Music: Cathy Reitz & 7Swing

"Cathy Reitz & 7Swing" will be performing as Stout Swing hosts "Going out with a Beat" in the MSC Great Hall, UWStout Campus. A short dance lesson will begin at 7:10. Open to the community, all welcome.

MSC Great Hall UWStout Campus, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Apr. 24

UWEC Wind Symphony and Symphonic Choir

This unique performant by the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire's Symphonic Choir and Wind Ensemble joins together two realms that don't often accompany each other. This performance melds the world of choral repertoire with the collaboration of a wind ensemble.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $3.5-7

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Apr. 25th, 2019

6-10pm Thu. Apr. 25

Kick Off To Jazz Fest: New Orleans Inspired Dinner

Aa New Orleans Night of fun and a delicious dinner inspired by New Orleans cuisine prepared by the amazing Chef Michelle at Forage Kitchens. Live music from Liscio Jazz Group. Come in your roaring 20s attire and enjoy a fantastic evening. Menu will be available online. Dinner from 6-8pm, music from 7-10pm.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Advance tickets only

6:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

Stand in the Light Memory Choir Concert: Finding Your Place

This concert features people in early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers who come together to share their love of music.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45pm Thu. Apr. 25

Manifest Open Mic

Enjoy local open mic musicians or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 25

Live Music: Emily Watkins

A guitarist and vocalist who plays with many different jazz and funk groups in the area, such as the Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra and Cathy Reitz and 7Swing.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 25

An Evening with Chris Botti

Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artists. His success has led to four #1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $45

8:30-11pm Thu. Apr. 25

UWEC Jazz Fest: Vinyl Battle of Jazz Classics

Witness a battle between two DJs as they fight to find the greatest jazz classic of all time. In addition to enjoying craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Apr. 26th, 2019

6pm Fri. Apr. 26

Eau Claire Jazz Fest 52nd Street

Friday night at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival celebrates the true culture of jazz as Downtown Eau Claire transforms into a jazz nightclub scene. Over 50 bands play at multiple venues along Barstow Street in downtown Eau Claire, featuring a variety of music styles, including ragtime, blues, acoustic, and big band. Go online for a full schedule of events, venues and bands.

Various downtown EC venues; schedule and location list available online

Cost: $15 all-access wristband sold at the door. One wristband provides access to all of the venues

Age: Venues are All-Ages or 21+

6-8pm Fri. Apr. 26

52nd Street: Catya plus Sue Orfield at the Local Store

At this show at The Local Store, Catya and Sue Orfield will play Original and Traditional Jazz, Blues, and Swing. This duo features Catya on vocals and guitar and Sue Orfield on Tenor Saxophone.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: Included in the $15 wristband for all 52nd street venue locations

7-10pm Fri. Apr. 26

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy 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+

7:30pm Fri. Apr. 26

Eau Claire Jazz Festival Headliner Concert: Grace Kelly & The New York Voices

This year's headliner concert features the electric charisma of saxophonist and composer Grace Kelly, member of Jon Batiste and Stay Human, the band on The Late Show with Steven Colbert. The New York Voices are known for close-knit vocals, inspired arrangements, and unparalleled vocal blend. They'll all be backed up by UWEC's Jazz Ensemble I.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 Adult, $15 Students (w/ID)

Age: All Ages

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

Live Music: False Heather

Playing rock and roll from the 80s, 90s, 00s, and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Apr. 27th, 2019

10am-1pm Sat. Apr. 27

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 10am-1pm. Offering an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more and a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas and bloody mary's.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

noon-11pm Sat. Apr. 27

Jam It For The Planet

Free family friendly activities; Earth Day superhero visit, guided kids activities, a creation station, local music and Earth Day Alstar band. After 7pm Minneapolis based Mark Joseph and national beat boxer Heatbox $7 dollars headline. Proceeds fund local composting effort.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-3:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn

Enjoy the music of Ben Stillwater, Cyndee Jean, The Stillwater Kids and John & Rose Vincent. Enjoy a (limited seat) Cowboy BBQ Dinner, catered by Northwoods Brew Pub following the Show.

Stillwater Eldorado Music Barn N13714 County Road G, Osseo

Cost: Show AND Dinner Tickets $55, Show ONLY $35, (Kids Show & Dinner- $25), (Kid Show ONLY - $15) Kids 10 and under FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Innocent Men Present: Blugold Originals, Volume II

The Innocent Men are back to present UWEC's premier all-original music experience. Blugold Originals will be featuring Blugold singer-songwriters as well as originals created by the Innocent Men.

Riverside Theatre - Haas Fine Arts Center, UW-Eau Claire 121 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

Eau Claire Jazz Festival Headliner Concert: Grace Kelly & The New York Voices

This year's headliner concert features the electric charisma of saxophonist and composer Grace Kelly, member of Jon Batiste and Stay Human, the band on The Late Show with Steven Colbert. The New York Voices are known for close-knit vocals, inspired arrangements, and unparalleled vocal blend. They'll all be backed up by UWEC's Jazz Ensemble I.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $35 Adult, $15 Students (w/ID)

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Apr. 27

Confluence: One Night. Six Musicians

Performing together for the very first time are these five fabulous female artists: Morgana Hasil, Kari Larson, Lisa Schultz, Faith Ulwelling, and Karen Capper. Top that off with the opening act of John Hermanson and you have a night to remember.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

The Mark Healey and Jim Schuh Duo formed in 2015. Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid-1960s.

Chippewa Valley Eagles Club 2588 State Hwy 53, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Sat. Apr. 27

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

7:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 27

Hello Gorgeous! - An Intimate Tribute to the Music of Barbra Streisand

Funny, witty, and full of heart, Melody takes on a singer that many tribute artists will not attempt. This concert highlights the many faces of Barbra spanning from her early Jazz clubs all the way to her full stadium-style concerts.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $9 youth

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Sat. Apr. 27

The Menomonie Singers Present: Easter Portion of Handel's Messiah

The choir will present the Easter portion of the classic work, Messiah, by George Frideric Handel. Conducted by Amy Vogt. Accompanied by Sean Vogt on the organ. This section of the Messiah is rarely performed.

First Presbyterian Church 130 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

8-11:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Country Throwdown

Singer/Songwriter Showcase Hosted by K. Sterling. Performers: K. Sterling, Madi Marie, Bjorn Berg. Country Throwdown is a Midwest CMA sanctioned event bringing new and upcoming talented Country Music Performers to the local stage.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: "The Part Time Duo"

Full of great cover songs that are great to sing and dance to, sprinkled with their own brand of comedy. They play a wide variety of music but play to what is catered to the crowd. Classic rock, oldies, country, 80s, 90s, and modern hits. A very fun, fast paced, light hearted show.

First N' Goal 29 E Park Ave, Chippewa Falls

8-11pm Sat. Apr. 27

Dueling Pianos

Piano Fondue's performers will accommodate pretty much any song request. All tips for performers and ticket sales will go to support the United Way and programming that supports people in the Chippewa Valley.

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $38

8pm Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: 40 Fingers

40 Fingers is back at the Starr Ave VFW and they're bringing all the dance tunes you can handle from your younger years. Four voices and 5 instruments makes for a whole lotta variety for your ears and feet.

VFW Club 305 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8-11pm Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: Catya Solo

Catya is a singer/songwriter, guitarist, and fiddlist. She performs in a range of genres, including Original and Traditional Blues, Contemporary Acoustic Music, Americana, Swing, Old-School R&B, and a Variety of cover songs.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: The Thundermen

The Thundermen and music return to Sammys. Stop in and enjoy a world famous Sammys pizza and dance to your favorite tunes from the 50's, 60's and 70's and maybe a few country tunes too.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

9:30pm-1:30am Sat. Apr. 27

Live Music: False Heather

Playing rock and roll from the 80s, 90s, 00s, and today.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Apr. 28th, 2019

noon-8:30pm Sun. Apr. 28

7th Annual Beatles on the Chippewa

Over 50 regional musicians will be performing a tribute to the Fab Four's music in a benefit for the "Blues on the Chippewa" event, hosted by the Chippewa Valley Blues Society. Food, drink, raffles, auctions, and music.

Corral Bar & Riverside Grill 318 W. Main St., Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

2-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 28

The Menomonie Singers: Easter Portion of Handel's Messiah

The choir will perform the Easter portion of the classic work, Messiah, by George Frideric Handel. Conducted by Amy Vogt. Accompanied on organ by Sean Vogt. This section of the Messiah is rarely performed.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 910 9th St. E, Menomonie

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

4-5:30pm Sun. Apr. 28

Haskell Small Piano Concert

Haskell Small's, world renowned pianist/composer, music has a contemplative nature seeking a spiritual quietude that approaches silence. He plays his own compositions and works by other composers that share his aesthetic. The one hour concert is followed by a reception where you can meet him and buy his CDs.

First Presbyterian Church 2112 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; suggested donation: $10 Adult; $5 Student

Age: All Ages

Monday, Apr. 29th, 2019

4-5:30pm Mon. Apr. 29

Korean Drumming Workshop

Brooke Newmaster, the owner and instructor from Kgam Studio in downtown Eau Claire, will be organizing a Drumming workshop that highlights the beauty of the Korean culture. Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs for a free drumming lesson and be exposed to the traditional instruments of Korea.

University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire Campus Mall Lower Campus, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Mon. Apr. 29

Monday Jazz Session: Hosted by Aaron Hedenstrom

Professor Aaron Hedenstrom, a new member of the jazz faculty at UWEC leads the student jazz jam session every Monday. All are welcome.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Apr. 30th, 2019

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 30

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

7:30-9pm Tue. Apr. 30

UWEC Women's Chorus

Conducted by Elizabeth Joosten, a group of 50-70 women from all academic disciplines join together to create this ensemble. Sharing in the idea that music learning and ensemble singing can be a tool for future success in any field, Women’s Chorus brings together students with many different perspectives.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 for students/faculty, $5 for senior citizens and youth, and $7 for general public. A $1.00 service fee is charged per ticket.

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Tue. Apr. 30

Open Mic Night at The Plus

Each week, a different artist will host and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Whether it is music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv. All are welcomed.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, May. 1st, 2019

7-10pm Wed. May. 1

Jenny and the Jets Returns

Jenny and the Jets is a karaoke band with Nick Foytik on guitar, Billy Angell on keyboards, Bentley Harder on bass, and John LeBrun on drums. These music veterans team up with Jennifer Hazen, for Eau Claire's unique live karaoke band.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

7-10pm Wed. May. 1

Classic Country Jam

Hosted by the "Bear Creek Boys" (Bear Creek Band w/steel guitar), this jam invites singers, musicians, or bands to perform their favorite classic country hits with or without the backup band. Backline provided but please bring your axe. The public is invited.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Wed. May. 1

University Band Concert

The University Band is open to all UW - Eau Claire students regardless of major. The band is comprised of approximately 120 talented musicians from many academic disciplines and a few music majors who choose to perform on a secondary instrument.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 for students/faculty, $5 for senior citizens/youth, $7 for general public. $1.00 service fee applied to each ticket.

Age: All Ages

Thursday, May. 2nd, 2019

6:45pm Thu. May. 2

Manifest Open Mic

Enjoy local open mic musicians or take the stage yourself.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-9pm Thu. May. 2

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original. The duo approaches the repertoire with respect for tradition, coupled with a drive to innovate.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. May. 2

Chastity Brown

An artist who can plumb the depths of sadness in a single note, then release it in the very next breath, Chastity Brown melds folk, pop and soul.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20 (Plus fees and taxes)

8:30-11pm Thu. May. 2

Vinyl Nights: Mariah Kewin

Mariah Kewin is an Eau Claire native and currently studying at UWEC. She’s passionate about the arts and plans on working it into her career. She’s worked at Revival Records for the last three and a half years, causing for a massive overload of records in her collection.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREEa

Age: All Ages

Friday, May. 3rd, 2019

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 3

Bree Morgan at Together Farms Burger Nights

Bree Morgan is a country music singer and songwriter from Mauston, WI. Burgers are made on the farm using 100% grass-fed beef. BYO chairs, tables, and blankets. Sides, beer, wine, and GF & vegetarian options.

Together Farms W93 Norden Rd, Mondovi

Cost: Food priced $10-25

7-9:30pm Fri. May. 3

Encore!

Encore! will feature the best of Chi-Hi music, including top concert ensembles, Harmonics Show Choir, Wire Choir and Jazz Band as well as selected solo acts. A Pie Social featuring Main Street Pie will start at 6pm with the concert beginning at 7pm. All proceeds will benefit the entire Chi-Hi Music Department.

Chippewa Falls Senior High School 735 Terrill St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

Ongoing Events For 4/23/2019

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