Thursday, Feb. 23rd, 2017

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

Dinner Jazz: Heshmat Quartet

Colin Heshmat is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he studied jazz piano under the guidance of Chip Stephens and received a bachelors of science in mechanical engineering. Heshmat has played at numerous jazz venues around the country, including the Velvet Note and Churchill Grounds in Atlanta, Georgia and the Green Mill and Andy’s Club in Chicago, Illinois.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

Two Rivers

Two Rivers is back again for another exciting evening filled with live music, good food, and great company.

Foster Cheese Haus E10934 County Hwy HH, Osseo

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Feb. 23

Warehouse Eyes

Warehouse Eyes is an alternative-pop band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They formed in June of 2012 and have been creating music since. With their first official release “Prisms”, you will feel entrenched in a spacey-pop sound. Following “Prisms” is their most recent single, “Without You or Me”.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Feb. 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

9pm Thu. Feb. 23

DJ Set: Zach Hanson

Hanson (audio engineer, multi-instrumentalist), has shared the stage with The Tallest Man on Earth, S. Carey, Laarks, The Gentle Guest, and has recorded, mixed, and mastered countless records for artists all over the country. He'll take the stage to spin some of his favorite songs and maybe some friends will join him up there too.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Feb. 24th, 2017

8am Fri. Feb. 24

UWEC Trumpet Festival

Aims to educate high school students in the greater Eau Claire area. Students have the opportunity to perform in a large group trumpet choir, smaller chamber ensembles, and learn from esteemed professors of trumpet Professor Robert Baca of UW-Eau Claire and Dr. Amy Schendel of the University of Iowa.

Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

8am-4pm Fri. Feb. 24

Chetek Winter Fest 2017

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

Dinner Jazz: Michael Shults

Get to the Lakely tonight for some live jazz presented by the Michael Shults Group. Shults is a UWEC professor and host of The Lakely's monday night jazz sessions.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 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+

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 24

Bottomless Noodles Jazz Combo

Bottomless Noodles is a jazz combo putting their own spin on the great jazz standards of the past, while staying true to their roots. Bottomless Noodles is sure to bring you an energetic night that will leave you wanting more.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

8pm Fri. Feb. 24

Live Music: Step Rockets + Denny

The Step Rockets continue to push the boundaries of indie pop with unique instrumentation and progressive songwriting. Step Rockets have developed a reputation as one of the most exciting new live bands on the scene, seamlessly blending wailing guitar solos and anthemic melodies with infectious dance grooves.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

The Sue Orfield Band

The Sue Orfield Band is back in action at The Plus. Come on by and enjoy great music and food.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Feb. 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

9-11pm Fri. Feb. 24

Gallery Friday: Steven T. Hobert

Steven Hobert's piano compositions and improvisations swirl and sway through a magical landscape of haunting harmonies, driving grooves & playful phrasing.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

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

Live Music: Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum licks that leave audiences speechless.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Saturday, Feb. 25th, 2017

8am-4pm Sat. Feb. 25

Chetek Winter Fest 2017

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

4-6pm Sat. Feb. 25

Folk Rock Singer Jamie Kallestad

Enjoy live acoustic music of Jamie Kallestad, a folk/rock singer-songwriter from Cloquet, MN. A longtime guitarist and vocalist for the MN stomp-grass trio Saint Anyway, he is also one half of the New England Americana duo 90-Mile Portage. Jamie currently lives in Boston.

K Point Brewing (Inside The Coffee Grounds) 4212 Southtowne Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Ditchrunners

The Ditchrunners play some honkin' tonkin gypsy gutter grass. Special guest: BREED.

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

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

7-10pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Davey J and Friends

You could describe the Jones Tones as a roots music combo with significant blues influences, but their musical range includes rock and roll, reggae, Sun Records-style country, and urban folk.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8-10pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Laundry

Caffe TEMPO Water Street goes Alt Rock with Sam Lyons and "Laundry" straight outta Madison.

Caffe TEMPO 508 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 - $2 Students

Age: 16+

8pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Filthy Sweet & Dissonant Mind

Filthy Sweet is an original rock band based out of Eau Claire, WI. With a raw undefined sound, a high energy stage show, and an eclectic array of styles and influences, Filthy Sweet is sure to have something for everyone. Dissonant Mind plays rock, funk, metal, punk, alternative, blues, and jazz.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

8pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Twisted Rhythm

Twisted Rhythm is a high-energy cover band that plays a variety of music sure to satisfy your musical appetite.

Snout Saloon 13 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

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

Live Music: Todd Hurst

Fresh off the heels of releasing his first EP, country recording artist and Indiana native Todd Hurst shares stories of his life that crowds can relate to. Now a Minneapolis resident, he brings his songs to the stage with grit and and level of energy comparable to a rock & roll show.

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

Cost: Free with beverage purchase

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Feb. 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-2am Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Probable Cause

Probable Cause is one of the Chippewa Valley's most popular cover bands. High energy, great crowd interaction, and a professional attitude.

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

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Feb. 25

Late 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 Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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

Live Music: Divided Highway

All four members of DH come from years of rocking smoke-filled taverns and possesses a sincere love for entertaining their fans. All four contribute to the band with amazing vocal performances with a backdrop of mind-blowing guitar, bass, keyboard and drum licks that leave audiences speechless.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Feb. 26th, 2017

6-9pm Sun. Feb. 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, Feb. 27th, 2017

6-7:30pm Mon. Feb. 27

CollECtive Choir Rehearsal Invite

Downtown Eau Claire's Gospel and Hip Hop group invites you to try out your singing voice for a 6 week rehearsal run (Monday nights from 6-7:30) to prepare for an Easter-themed spring Show at the Plus on April 8th at 7pm.

Lighthouse Youth Center 310 E. Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8-11pm Mon. Feb. 27

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, Feb. 28th, 2017

7:30-11:30pm Tue. Feb. 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+

9pm Tue. Feb. 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

Wednesday, Mar. 1st, 2017

7:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 1

Route 66 - A Musical Trip Down the Historic Road

Four snappy young pump jockeys take the audience to various stops along the historic “Mother Road” where a menagerie of characters sing and dance to timeless pop from the 60s. From the jazzy pop of Chicago, the two-stepping hoedown of Texas and the beach-bumming car jams of California.

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

Cost: Reserved Seating (first two rows): $25/seat, General Admission: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 2nd, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

Dinner Jazz: Sue Orfield Trio

Sue Orfield, Josh Gallagher, and Jeremy Boettcher are putting on a night of jazz at The Lakely during dinner hours. Come out and enjoy a meal with some complimentary, fun music.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Decadent Cabaret 2017: Night One

Decadent Cabaret is an annual three-day music festival featuring local bands and songwriters. Sets are usually 20 minute tributes to popular artists with mind-blowing performances all night long. Doors at 6. Tonight's performers are, in no particular order: Ned Brown, Orenda Fugue, Wayward, PinkPower, Two and a half men, Thunderlung, Sloslylove, Sniffle Party, and Jonathan Seeley and the Thundering Herd.

House of Rock 422 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Age: 21+

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

A Cappella Extravaganza

A fundraising night filled with a multitude of song. Featuring a variety of performers from Menomonie High School, with Special Guest performances by Devil Tones A Cappella from UW-Stout and The Innocent Men from UW-Eau Claire.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: $8 for Adults; $5 for Students/Seniors

7-10pm Thu. Mar. 2

Open Mic

Whether you’re a rock band, singer/songwriter, poet, spoken word artist, juggler, magician, comedian or a rapper, you are welcome to sign up and perform. Welcomes performers of all sounds and styles. Sign up begins at 7:00 PM in the Terrace and will be available to anyone.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Live Music: Matt Cox

A six-time Omaha Entertainment & Arts Award winner for Best Country Americana speaks to the caliber of artist Matt Cox has become in the studio and on stage. Cox puts on a live show that reveals passion, experience and heartfelt song-writing.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

A Cappella Extravaganza

A fundraising night filled with a multitude of song. Featuring a variety of performers from Menomonie High School, Special Guest performances by Devil Tones A Cappella from UW-Stout and The Innocent Men from UW-Eau Claire.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: $8 for Adults and $5 for Students/Seniors, no passes accepted

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 2

Cory Wong

If you’re looking for groovy riffs and intricate drum beats, Minneapolis band Cory Wong has just what you’re looking for! Cory Wong has shared the stage and worked with Ben Rector, Vulfpeck, Brandon Heath, Jason Gray, and Nichole Nordeman.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Mar. 2

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. 3rd, 2017

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

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Josh Gallagher was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet during the 2004-2005 school year, where he performed with guest clinicians Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride, and Institute founder Dave Brubeck, among others.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-10:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

8th annual Dueling Pianos FUNdraiser

Its a clap along, sing along musical comedy show where the audience is always a part of the action. No one does it better than Dave & Ted, Deuces Wild. The guests of this event will also enjoy refreshments, a chance to win raffle baskets and gift certificates from local businesses, 50/50 raffle, cash bar.

Visionquest N4439 440th St., Menomonie

Cost: $40/person OR Reserve a table of 8 for $350

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Fri. Mar. 3

Time Warp Prom

Party Hits Music playing dance songs from 1975-1985. Come dressed for the 70’s or 80’s, or as you are. Cash bar, music, fun from the era, party.

Best Western PLUS Eau Claire Conference Center 3340 Mondovi Road, Eau Claire

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 3

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+

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