Thursday, Feb. 22nd, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Feb. 22

Stand in the Light Choir Rehearsals

People in the early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers come together to share their love of music.

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

Age: Adults

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 22

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:45-8pm Thu. Feb. 22

Eau Claire Jazz Jam

A monthly, guided jam session led by one of Eau Claire’s top jazz musicians, Paul Brandt. Students of all abilities are welcome to attend and participate. Get your musical questions answered, make new friends, and taking your playing to the next level.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5, free for ECMS students

Age: 13+

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 22

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: The Sixes

A special release show. The Sixes will be releasing a two song digital EP and celebrating with a show in downtown Eau Claire. Album is soon to follow.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Feb. 22

The Happy Children with Why Not

The Happy Children's newest album, “Self Help Book”, was released on the 16th of January and has drawn more attention to the band from a larger audience. This album is easy to listen to and incorporates new sounds in to the band’s already vivid repertoire. The Happy Children is for fans of Early Eyes, Hippo Campus, and Good Luck Finding Iris.

Memorial Student Center, Terrace (on the upper level) 302 10th Avenue East, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Feb. 23rd, 2018

Fri. Feb. 23

Chetek Winter Fest

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

7am Fri. Feb. 23

2nd Annual 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

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

Live Music: Nici Peper

A rootsy, Americana Folk singer-songwriter influenced by the tradition of classic storytellers. She's been described as vintage and soulful, and her lyrics are open and honest. She writes of love, heartbreak and her dreams; exposing her inner souls to the world within her lyrics and music.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages w/parent

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

Dinner Jazz: Amethyst 2

Amethyst 2 focuses on the longstanding tradition of improvisation, using songs that range from originals to classic rock and jazz standards as catalysts for spontaneous musical interaction. The duo, with guitarist Park Evans, has performed with locally and regionally renown bands such as High & Mighty, New Primitives, and Bookhouse Trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Feb. 23

Live at the Acoustic Café: Two Frets Up

Neither John Utphall & Larry Radle are new to music, both accomplished musicians, John with his fiddle & keyboard and Larry with vocals & guitar. John adds his jazz blues feel and sound to the violin and keys, and Larry his country soft rock, together making a unique full sound for a Duo.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

7:30-10pm Fri. Feb. 23

The University of Wisconsin Varsity Band

The Wisconsin Band maintains a high profile among musicians and Badger enthusiasts throughout the state and region. The Varsity Band is part of this program, providing performance opportunities for University students during the winter and spring, culminating in its annual extravaganza at the Kohl Center.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

9pm Fri. Feb. 23

Vinyl Nights: Big Tall Jake

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe, and on Thursdays it's Late Night Happy Hour from 9pm-11pm with half price taps. Sit back and enjoy a drink or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Feb. 24th, 2018

Sat. Feb. 24

Chetek Winter Fest

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

10am-1pm Sat. Feb. 24

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Nick Seeger

Seeger, a staple in the Eau Claire bluegrass scene, will play a mix of fiddle tunes, celtic, and some originals with fiddle and square neck guitar. Stop in for midwestern brunch classics as well as original and classic morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Sat. Feb. 24

Pub Sing

The popular Twin Cities pub sings come to Menomonie. Folks bring their songs to share, and everyone joins in on the chorus. Songs of work, love, nature, drinking, community, inspiration and more. You can lead a song or sing along. No songbooks/sheets, and all songs a capella.

The Duke and Dagger 120 6th Avenue West, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Feb. 24

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: 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 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

Dan Newton's Cafe Accordion Orchestra

This group performs an eclectic mix full of French flare, Latin heat and Bohemian attitude. Their music is injected with good humor and expressive abandon.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $20 Reserved, $23 At the Door (Availability not guaranteed)

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Sat. Feb. 24

Tom Chapin

In a career that spans five decades, 24 albums and three Grammy awards, Hudson Valley Troubadour Tom Chapin has covered an incredible amount of creative ground. In addition to his work as a recording artist and concert performer, Chapin has acted on Broadway, as well as working in films, television and radio.

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

Cost: Reserved Seating (up to 4 rows): $27/seat. General Admission: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: Guest Artist Dick Oatts

Iowa-born Dick Oatts is widely considered among the truly great alto saxophone players working today. His credits include playing with such titans as Mel Lewis, Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer, Tito Puente, Sara Vaughn, Mel Torme, and so many more.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Advance; $20 Day of Show; $5 Student; Buy Tickets

Sunday, Feb. 25th, 2018

2pm Sun. Feb. 25

University Symphony Orchestra

A sixty member student ensemble performing the symphonic repertoire of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Under the direction of Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the ensemble presents on-campus concerts, tours, performs with choirs, and accompanies a fully-staged opera or musical once per year.

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

Cost: $7 GA, $5 seniors/youth, $2 UWEC students/staff,

5-9pm Sun. Feb. 25

AHS Music Booster Valentines Dinner & Silent Auction

Enjoy a catered meal, cocktails, a silent auction, and entertainment by Locomotion, the Altoona High School Show Choir. Also featuring Brass Rails, up-and-coming Locomotion stars of the future. Meal options include beef, chicken, or vegetarian.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $40 (meals must be ordered by 2/15)

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Sun. Feb. 25

Phil Vassar

Phil Vassar is as driven today as he was when he first left his Lynchburg, Virginia home to pursue - and realize - his dream of making his mark in entertainment. A career that has seen the release of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year and countless hits as a singer and songwriter. Jim Hayes will open for Phil Vassar.

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

Cost: $30 | $35

Age: All Ages

Monday, Feb. 26th, 2018

7-10pm Mon. Feb. 26

Monday Jazz Sessions

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty for a 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 at 9pm.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Feb. 27th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Feb. 27

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 27

Chippewa Valley Community Chorus - Spring Concert Rehearsals

The Chippewa Valley Community Chorus, under the direction of Cathy Reitz, will rehearse on Tuesdays. The concert dates are Saturday March 10 at 7pm and Sunday March 11 at 2pm. Join if you enjoy singing with a choir and performing (no memorization required).

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

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

9pm Tue. Feb. 27

Open Mic at The Plus

Every Tuesday night at The Plus, open mic features tons of original music, full bands, acoustic performers, hip-hop, DJs, touring artists, and more before music gives way to standup comedy at 11pm, the truest way attendees can see the Eau Claire standup comedy scene blossom before their eyes.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

Wednesday, Feb. 28th, 2018

7-9pm Wed. Feb. 28

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 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Feb. 28

UWEC Artists Series - Eighth Blackbird

Eighth Blackbird is a contemporary classical ensemble quickly earning brand-name status. The Chicago-based group is known for visual stage shows that employ choreography and collaboration with theater artists, along with elaborate lighting designs and even occasional puppetry artists

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $17 GA, $15 for UW system faculty/staff age 62+, $7 for UW System student or under age 17, $3.50 for student tickets in advance

Thursday, Mar. 1st, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Mar. 1

Stand in the Light Choir Rehearsals

People in the early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers come together to share their love of music.

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

Age: Adults

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 1

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 1

Decadent Cabaret 39: Thursday Night

The Decadent Cabaret returns for its 39th iteration with some big changes. Each of three days will feature art installations by Artisan Forge, and performance by the Torch Sisters. Thursday night features music by Wayward, Chamber Noise, Orenda Fugue, The Lie, John Buxton Experience, Squatting Walnut, Robin Mink, & Typecats.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 wristband to attend all three days

Age: Ages 18+

7pm Thu. Mar. 1

Spring Music Open Microphone

Back by popular demand, open mic night at the café has returned. Bring your talents to the stage and become part of the local scene. Sign up 6-7pm, plug in to our equipment and perform in front of a live audience. Music, poetry, comedy and spoken word are all welcome.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Mar. 2nd, 2018

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

Live Music: Cory & Julie

A husband/wife duo who enjoys playing hits from across the decades and genres. Their harmonizing vocals coupled with keyboard and guitar put a new twist on some great hits. With over 25 years in the music industry, this live - variety duo who keeps fun at the forefront.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages with parent

6pm Fri. Mar. 2

Decadent Cabaret 39: Friday Night

The Decadent Cabaret returns for its 39th iteration with some big changes. Each of three days will feature art installations by Artisan Forge, and performance by the Torch Sisters. Friday night features music by AM Up, Beercan Pentagram, Filthy Sweet, Arms Aloft, Idle Empress, The Jaggernauts, Jim Pullman Band, picard, Pit Wagon, Yam Cannon, and Irie Sol.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 wristband to attend all three days

Age: Ages 18+

7pm Fri. Mar. 2

Live Music: Quasimofo

A power jazz trio plays all original music of all styles of jazz with Blues, R&B, Gospel and Classical influences along with a punk intensity of playing, jacked up jazz as they say.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Mar. 2

Live Music: Jessica Manning

An alternative-R&B artist born in Stockholm, Sweden & raised in Minneapolis. She draws influence from pop, soul, and electronic music by artists such as Frank Ocean, Little Dragon, and Kevin Garrett. Her sound incorporates electronic drums and synthesizers to create an atmosphere that her soulful melodies, rich vocals, and thoughtful lyrics soar high above.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Mar. 3rd, 2018

3pm Sat. Mar. 3

Decadent Cabaret 39: Saturday Night

The Decadent Cabaret returns for its 39th iteration with some big changes. Each of three days will feature art installations by Artisan Forge, and performance by the Torch Sisters. Saturday night features music by Skully Jones, Twisted Rhythm, Paint Dry, Contingency, Not Picard, Lizzy Diane, Ronald Raygun, Screemo, FM Down, Venison, Drunk Drivers, Giants of Midgard, DiYDaisy, Fathom, and Distant Friends.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 wristband to attend all three days

Age: Ages 18+

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

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Mar. 3

Live Music: Cattail Moon

This acoustic musical group plays an astounding number of instruments including: guitars, mandolins, fiddles, banjos, ukulele, bodhrans, accordion, bouzouki, bagpipes, pennywhistle, and assorted percussion items. They play fresh takes on classic rock songs, Irish Ballads and several country songs

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Mar. 3

Elder Blue Jay - Thomas Zachary at Caffe Tempo

Premier Blue's Man Thomas "Elder Blue Jay" Zachary makes his first very anticipated appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 3

Elder Blue Jay - Thomas Zachary at Caffe Tempo

Premier Blue's Man Thomas "Elder Blue Jay" Zachary makes his first very anticipated appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Landscape Lullabies

Enjoy a repertoire inspired by the Chippewa Valley's natural beauty, featuring Smetana's "The Moldau" and Dvorak's Symphony No. 7

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $28 Adult, $25 Senior, $20 Non-student under age 40, $7 Youth/Student

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Mar. 3

Live Music: Harbor & Home

An Indie Rock band with rich soulful vocals and tight harmonies the group offers a versatile sound that fits almost any venue. The band originated out of a group of friends that had played music together for several years and finally formed the group in early 2013.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Sunday, Mar. 4th, 2018

10am-1pm Sun. Mar. 4

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Shane Leonard

In addition to his evening jazz sets at The Lakely, check out Shane's brunch sets featuring American folk music, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Mar. 4

10th Anniversary CVASing Concert

Tickets available at the door or from CVASing members. All concert proceeds go to benefit Feed My People Food Bank.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

7-8:30pm Sun. Mar. 4

10th Anniversary CVASing Concert

Tickets available at the door or from CVASing members. All concert proceeds go to benefit Feed My People Food Bank.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Monday, Mar. 5th, 2018

7-10pm Mon. Mar. 5

Monday Jazz Sessions

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty for a 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 at 9pm.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Mar. 6th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Mar. 6

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie