Thursday, Mar. 23rd, 2017

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

Dinner Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a musician based out of Northeast, Wisconsin. He performs over 300 shows a year with a myriad of groups ranging from jazz, funk, gospel, and original music. A graduate of UW-Eau Claire's music program, Mike is excited to return to Eau Claire with some of the Fox Valley's finest players.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 23

Live Music: Company Express

Company Express is comprised of husband and wife duo David and Jessica Yentsch along with cellist Carter Clay. Their music has rich vocal harmonies backed by acoustic guitar, keyboard, and soaring cello lines. They perform several originals, as well as covers of songs by artists such as the Civil Wars and Glen Hansard.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 23

In Search of Solace

In Search of Solace is a heavy melodic-metal/hardcore band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Incorporating heavy riffs, grooves, and melodic harmonies accompanied by meaningful lyrics and dynamic vocals, In Search of Solace is surely a band you won’t want to miss. Founded in 2010, they have played many shows and worked incredibly hard to have the following they do.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Mar. 23

Vinyl Night: DJ Cooper's "Spring Break Set"

DJ Cooper will be taking you to the islands.. or floribama.. or somewhere warmer than here with a mix of "island" themed songs from reggae to Jimmy Buffet and maybe Volcano Choir? (They have a song "Island, IS", you know...)

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Mar. 23

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

Friday, Mar. 24th, 2017

6-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Bloomer High School Jazz: Mardi Gras Dessert and Dance

Middle School and High School Jazz Bands, plus Chippewa Valley Weapons of Brass Destruction playing Dixieland-rooted jazz while you enjoy hors d'oeuvres, beverages, and desserts in a festive Mardi Gras atmosphere. There'll be dancing and a photo booth with props to help capture the fun.

Bloomer High School 1310 17th Ave., Bloomer

Cost: VIP advanced adults $10, students $6, under 4 Free; General Admission adults $5, students $3, under 4 Free

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Upright Figurine "How To Drown" Record Release Party

Upright Figurine will be celebrating the release of their new album "How To Drown". There will be a listening session to hear the new album in it's entirety, and discuss the making of it, a couple of live acoustic performances, and copies of the album for sale.

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

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 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 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Live Music: Larry Past Solo Show

Enjoy the music of Larry Past playing songs off of The LP3 EP and Al Julson and Larry Past CD as well as select classic to current covers.

Acoustic Cafe 102 Main St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Live Music: The Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers

A guitar/fiddle duo that performs original songs and tunes inspired by classic hillbilly, ragtime, vaudeville, western swing, and old-time fiddling. Their specialty is on the Scandinavian-influenced regional tunes of the upper Midwest, picked up from old-timers in the hills around their Wisconsin home.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Fri. Mar. 24

Phil Vassar

Phil Vassar has a career that has seen the releaser of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of the year, countless hits as a singer and songwriter, and a mantle full of awards.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets $30-35

Age: All Ages

9pm-1am Fri. Mar. 24

Live Music: JFT Party Band

Audience selects the music to be performed each night. Every show is different. U2, Rolling Stones, REM, Neil Diamond, John Mellencamp, CCR, Billy Idol, Black Crows, Deep Purple, Tom Petty, Cheap Trick and more.

Missy's Bar 1705 County Highway OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9-11pm Fri. Mar. 24

Gallery Friday: Advance Base + Karima Walker

Owen Ashworth used to release his lo-fi keyboard pop under the name Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, but these days he calls it Advance Base. Walking the line between electronic music & traditional singer/songwriter forms, Ashworth writes minimalist, heavy-hearted, & nostalgia-obsessed songs of longing & regret.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Mar. 24

Vinyl Night: Ben Lester

EC's own Ben Lester grew up in a musical family and has gone on to tour the world with the likes of The Tallest Man on Earth, S. Carey, Aero Flynn, and AA Bondy. Ben's wide array of musical interests will be on display at the DJ table with an emphasis on his favorite old country records.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Fri. Mar. 24

Live Music: The Cragars

Rock the weekend away with the Cragars.

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

Age: 21+

9pm Fri. Mar. 24

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-2am Fri. Mar. 24

Bear Klan Entertainment: Hip Hop Show

Will feature performances by Cudlino, B-Str8 the Clippa, Dee Bomb, RJQ, Miles Boulevard, Coldhearted Ent, Grime Corps, and Jaymob da Prodigy. Doors open at 8pm.

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

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Saturday, Mar. 25th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Mar. 25

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. Jeremy’s musical tastes are eclectic, and he emphasizes music that feels good, and also stimulates one’s intellect.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Woodshop

Come and enjoy an evening of Rockin Country, Boogie and Blues with Minneapolis' premier Skiffle band Woodshop. Drink Beer, Drink Wine and have a good time. Start your Saturday off on the right foot.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is an 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 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Sat. Mar. 25

The United States Navy Band

The United States Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire. The Concert Band has been performing public concerts and participating in high-profile events for more than 90 years.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE; Call to reserve your tickets. Reserve tickets by phone, or in person at the box office

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Mar. 25

John McCutcheon

John McCutcheon's eclectic catalog of ballads, historical songs, children's songs, love songs, topical satire, fiddle and hammer dulcimer instruments, and even symphonic works are among the broadest in American folk music. His thirty-six albums have earned 6 Grammy nominations.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: VIP $35 / Adults $30 / Seniors and Students $28

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Schuh Fly

SCHUH FLY plays a variety of popular 50s to 80s Classic Rock & Country music and some more current hits. Many songs covered were number one on the charts. Performing Beatles, Buffet, CCR, Cash, Clapton, Diamond, Eagles, Orbison and more. Join us for live music that you’ll love to dance to.

VFW Club 1300 Starr Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Frontiers

The Frontiers will play some classic rock at the Snout Saloon.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

8:30pm-12:30am Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Gypsy Road

The new Pit Stop Pub & Grub (old Irvine Ghost Pub) welcomes the classic rock band "Gypsy Road" to the their grand opening weekend festivities. Go for the music, drinks, food, check out the remodel, and meet the new owner, Doug.

The Pit Stop Pub & Grub 130 Fleet Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Derek Ramnarace

Singer/ songwriter Derek's emotionally raw, honest and heartfelt lyrics are wowing audiences everywhere. As a solo musician, he performs a mix of his own music and covers, singing both ballads and brings a fun high energy show to the stage.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 W River Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

8:30pm Sat. Mar. 25

The Night Hawks

The Night Hawks specialize in performing Great Classic Rock hits from 50's-90's. Featuring talented musicians Steve Rindt, Jack Schneider, Tom Wieseler, and Tim Lynnes.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-1am Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: JFT Party Band

Audience selects the music to be performed each night. Every show is different. U2, Rolling Stones, REM, Neil Diamond, John Mellencamp, CCR, Billy Idol, Black Crows, Deep Purple, Tom Petty, Cheap Trick and more.

Missy's Bar 1705 County Highway OO, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm-2am Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: The Cragars

Rock the weekend away with the Cragars.

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

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Mar. 25

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 Sat. Mar. 25

Late Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a musician based out of Northeast, Wisconsin. He performs over 300 shows a year with a myriad of groups ranging from jazz, funk, gospel, and original music. A graduate of UW-EC's music program, Mike is excited to return to Eau Claire with some of the Fox Valley's finest players.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm-2am Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: The Commotion

The Commotion promotes a high energy, fun atmosphere that will make you want to jump out of your seats and let loose! We play a variety of music starting back in the 60's, rocking and rolling all the way to today's hits including rock, country, pop, and blues music.

The View on Lake Wissota 17779 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls

9:30pm-12:31am Sat. Mar. 25

Happy Hollow Acoustic Music Series - Jeff White

The Happy Hollow welcomes local favorite, Jeff White! He performs Americana, Alt-Country & Western Folk and has a soulful voice blending warm tones, reverts, delays and vibrato with outlaw grit.

Happy Hollow Tavern 1628 N Hillcrest Pkwy, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

10pm Sat. Mar. 25

Live Music: Noel Hansen & His Guitar

Noel Hanson is a singer/songwriter whose acoustic sets encompass songs from his 30 year music career. Doors at 8pm.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Mar. 26th, 2017

2-4pm Sun. Mar. 26

Marty Haggard: "My Dad" A Tribute to Merle Haggard

Marty Haggard’s love for his Dad and his music inspired him to begin a new project which he titled A Tribute To Merle Haggard “My Dad”, a two volume project with 27 songs in tribute to his father. Marty plans to continue the tribute to his Dad well into the future. As Marty’s song "Apple" proclaims, ”The Apple never falls too far from its tree”.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $18-25

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Mar. 26

Music In March

A variety of classical music performed by local musicians and music students. Music for piano, voice, woodwinds, brass quintet.

Menomonie United Methodist Church 2703 Bongey Dr., Menomonie

Cost: FREE, but donation appreciated

Age: All Ages

3-7pm Sun. Mar. 26

Dave & Ronnie Roll Musical Flood Benefit

Musical benefit featuring many known musicians to benefit Dave & Ronnie Roll, whose home was destroyed by the September 21st floods in Eau Claire. Bake sale, silent auction, live auction, cash bar & more. List of musicians available online. Feed My People Food bank food donations will also be collected.

Eagle's Club 2588 Hallie Rd., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 at door

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Sun. Mar. 26

Anything Goes Open Mic

Anything goes open mic. Hosted by Two Fret's Up. All singers, musicians, comedians, & poets invited to perform.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6-9pm Sun. Mar. 26

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, Mar. 27th, 2017

7-10pm Mon. Mar. 27

Monday Jazz Sessions hosted by Michael Shults and Jeremy Boettcher

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. Half off tap beers run from 9-11 PM.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Mar. 28th, 2017

6-7pm Tue. Mar. 28

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

7:30-9pm Tue. Mar. 28

Guest Artist Recital: International Pianist Soojung Hong

Soojung Hong is currently serving as a piano instructor at MacPhail Center for Music and is the founder and the Artistic Director of the PianoFun Minnesota Competition. She has performed at the Beijing International Music Festival and the New York International Keyboard Institute & Festival.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Mar. 28

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+

7:30-9pm Tue. Mar. 28

M5 Mexican Brass

Mexico’s leading brass quintet. Combining their skills at virtuosic chamber music in all styles, non-stop interaction with the audience, inborn showmanship, inimitable Latin American charm, and their very own sound, M5 concerts are unique musical-theatrical concert experiences.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $8 youth

Age: All Ages

9pm Tue. Mar. 28

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, Mar. 30th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 30

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, 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.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire