Thursday, Jul. 5th, 2018

6-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 5

Sounds like Summer Concert Series

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Volume One's Thursday night gig in downtown Eau Claire's Phoenix Park. Local bands play to crowds each night on the banks of the Chippewa River in June, July, and August. Enjoy a pre-show set from area singer/songwriters at 6pm. Multiple food vendors will have food for sale. Pets are allowed at the concert.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Jul. 5

Music Over Menomin

Bring your lawn chairs, picnic baskets, and blankets and enjoy free live music over Lake Menomin.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 5

Music Over Menomin: Fighting Nice

Soon to be a world-famous alternative rock band, based in Eau Claire, WI. We have our roots in all sorts of business from punk rock to jazz. Band Members: Avery Van Gaard (Vocals), Austin Goodrich (Guitar), David Darnutzer (Bass), Matt Miller (Drums). Live music on the Library lawn, overlooking Lake Menomin. Bring a picnic and a favorite beverage to enjoy during the performance.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Thu. Jul. 5

Colfax Music in the Park

Rain location is the Colfax Fairgrounds building on Railroad Avenue. Bring your lawn chair. Popcorn and root beer floats will be sold at the concerts. Annual pie sale by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group on August 16.

Tower Park Main Street and Highway 40, Colfax

Cost: FREE

Friday, Jul. 6th, 2018

Fri. Jul. 6

Eaux Claires Festival IV

The Fourth coming of Eau Claire's newest music and arts festival, Eaux Claires is curated by Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner of The National. The ground will be illuminated from ridge to riverside. There will be diverse bands cycling through three stages, roving bands, film screenings, art & interactive displays, food vendors from across the Midwest, and of course a beer garden.

Country Jam Grounds 3443 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $188 for 2-day, Eau Claire (GA) pass; $350 for 2-day Chippewa (VIP) pass

Fri. Jul. 6

Fall Creek Lions Fun Fest

Earl's Carnival Rides, Friday night fireworks, food, Sunday parade and car show, bingo after the parade, Saturday arts & crafts show, Saturday kids' fishing contest, Lion Pride 5k Run, Thursday yard games for kids, music by Divided Highway, Left Wing Bourbon, Big Bob's Breakfast, charcoal chicken, chicken chaser's ribs on Saturday, softball and mud volleyball tournaments.

Keller Park North State Street, Fall Creek

Cost: All events except carnival are free, food and beverages available for purchase.

Age: All ages

5-7:30pm Fri. Jul. 6

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid 1960s. Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. Recently, for the last six years, Jim played in his band Schuh Fly.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Jul. 6

Live Music: Just Us

An acoustic duo from St. Paul made up of members Aleksander and Arja Lea. Finding a mutual passion for taking their favorite popular songs and making their own arrangements out of them, Alek and Arja came together at McNally Smith College of Music during their time studying Music Business and Vocal Performance.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jul. 7th, 2018

Sat. Jul. 7

Fall Creek Lions Fun Fest

Earl's Carnival Rides, Friday night fireworks, food, Sunday parade and car show, bingo after the parade, Saturday arts & crafts show, Saturday kids' fishing contest, Lion Pride 5k Run, Thursday yard games for kids, music by Divided Highway, Left Wing Bourbon, Big Bob's Breakfast, charcoal chicken, chicken chaser's ribs on Saturday, softball and mud volleyball tournaments.

Keller Park North State Street, Fall Creek

Cost: All events except carnival are free, food and beverages available for purchase.

Age: All ages

Sat. Jul. 7

Eaux Claires Festival IV

The Fourth coming of Eau Claire's newest music and arts festival, Eaux Claires is curated by Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner of The National. The ground will be illuminated from ridge to riverside. There will be diverse bands cycling through three stages, roving bands, film screenings, art & interactive displays, food vendors from across the Midwest, and of course a beer garden.

Country Jam Grounds 3443 Crescent Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $188 for 2-day, Eau Claire (GA) pass; $350 for 2-day Chippewa (VIP) pass

10am-1pm Sat. Jul. 7

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest

Ar weekly farm-focused weekend brunch with live music from 10am to 1pm. The menu boasts an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. The bar offers a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and many others.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE, consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sat. Jul. 7

Live Music: Quinton Kase

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Quinton Kase, A musician for all occasions. Singing and Playing a variety from Country to Rock to Pop and More.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jul. 7

Live Music at Autumn Harvest Winery

Enjoy live music on the patio at Autumn Harvest Winery & Orchard. It’s recommended to bring your own seating in case the patio fills up

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

2-5pm Sat. Jul. 7

Live Music: Steve Zerr

An afternoon of live music by Steve Zerr. They will have wine, cheese and snacks available for purchase, so come, relax and enjoy. Feel free to bring a chair for this outdoor event. The event will be moved indoors in the case of rain. No beverage carry-in allowed.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Jul. 7

Live Music: Girls and Wolves

Wolves at the door and Girlband members combine to give you "Girls and Wolves". A night of guitar, harmony and songs. Thies combo plays some of your favorite rock, blues and folk.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Jul. 8th, 2018

Sun. Jul. 8

Fall Creek Lions Fun Fest

Earl's Carnival Rides, Friday night fireworks, food, Sunday parade and car show, bingo after the parade, Saturday arts & crafts show, Saturday kids' fishing contest, Lion Pride 5k Run, Thursday yard games for kids, music by Divided Highway, Left Wing Bourbon, Big Bob's Breakfast, charcoal chicken, chicken chaser's ribs on Saturday, softball and mud volleyball tournaments.

Keller Park North State Street, Fall Creek

Cost: All events except carnival are free, food and beverages available for purchase.

Age: All ages

10am-1pm Sun. Jul. 8

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest

Ar weekly farm-focused weekend brunch with live music from 10am to 1pm. The menu boasts an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. The bar offers a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and many others.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE, consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Jul. 8

Live Music: Sliced Bread Jug Band

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Sliced Bread Jug Band, A collective of mostly free-range geezers and jug-o-philiacs. Traditional, old style jug band music, a little “jug-o-lated” rock and roll, and their own highly original material arranged for the modern jug band orchestra.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sun. Jul. 8

Summer Concert Sundays: Micah Ryan

Come enjoy a Sunday afternoon with some tunes in the vineyard with Micah Ryan and your favorite River Bend wines. It is recommended to bring your own seating.

River Bend Vineyard & Winery 10439 33rd Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Jul. 8

Acoustic Concert at Galaudet Gallery

Enjoy the Beatles music in two sets of acoustic music. Singer and guitarist Jerry Teclaw will perform in Galaudet Gallery’s Tower Room. He will do two 50 minute sets that will showcase the Beatles music.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jul. 10th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Jul. 10

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30pm Tue. Jul. 10

Tuesday Night Blues Concerts

The Chippewa Valley Blues Society hosts Tuesday evening concerts in Owen Park during the summer months. Features local favorites and a few from further flung locations. There'll be food vendors, great music, and an after party downtown at The Plus until 11pm. August 1st concert will be at Phoenix Park, not Owen Park.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jul. 10

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

6:30pm Tue. Jul. 10

Tuesday Night Blues: Mojo

On this 18th Anniversary celebration, the two founding members, Terry Demars and Josh Entzminger along with Josh's dad, keyboardist George Entzminger and veteran drummer Dave Schrader return to their roots to put on a searing performance for Tuesday Night Blues.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Tue. Jul. 10

Valley Gospel Choir Summer Concerts

Enjoy old and new gospel songs by the Valley Gospel Choir and Band. An evening of inspirational music with a message of love and faith for all ages. Advance tickets at Festival Foods Eau Claire and Gordy's downtown Chippewa Falls or from choir members.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 Advance, $13 at the Door

Age: All Ages

8pm Tue. Jul. 10

Ludington Guard Band

A community concert band that was officially organized in 1888 with roots going back to 1877. They play a variety of classical band music, marches, overtures, show tunes and novelty pieces.

Wilson Park - Band Shell Wilson Ave and 8th St, Menomonie

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Jul. 10

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Preselected amateur and professional performs try out new material and plug upcoming shows. Variety of music genres: Jazz, Bluegrass, R&B, Country and Folk. Every Tuesday night at Cowboy Jack's.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Wednesday, Jul. 11th, 2018

Wed. Jul. 11

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment. Music events are at 8pm each day and require separate admission.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

6-7:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Dove Healthcare Summer Concert Series: River City Ramblers

Bring a lawn chair for night of food, fun, and music in the courtyard. Held rain or shine. All local musicians. River City Ramblers is a bluegrass band.

Dove Healthcare 3656 Mall Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Jul. 11

Rock'N On the River Summer Concert Series

Every Wednesday night at the River Prairie park in Altoona you can enjoy live music. Shows start at 6:30pm and food trucks will be onsite.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Jul. 11

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. Jul. 11

Eau Claire Municipal Band Summer Concert Season

Listen to high quality, free entertainment by the oldest musical organization in Eau Claire. From traditional Sousa marches, patriotic melodies, pop, jazz, rock, and soundtracks, there is something for everyone's listening pleasure. July 4th concert is at 3pm.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Wed. Jul. 11

Valley Gospel Choir Summer Concerts

Enjoy old and new gospel songs by the Valley Gospel Choir and Band. An evening of inspirational music with a message of love and faith for all ages. Advance tickets at Festival Foods Eau Claire and Gordy's downtown Chippewa Falls or from choir members.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 Advance, $13 at the Door

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jul. 12th, 2018

Thu. Jul. 12

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment. Music events are at 8pm each day and require separate admission.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Dinner Jazz: Knox Freeman

Knox Freeman is a malleable duo comprised of Dave Power on drums and Pat Keen on bass. Knox takes on various forms, performing as a trio with a special guest from time to time.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6pm Thu. Jul. 12

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Adelyn Rose + Boats & Bridges + Joe Hunt

Adelyn Strei has established herself as one of Eau Claire’s premier songwriters with her eponymous indie-rock band. Boats & Bridges are a five piece folk-rock band that display capable musicianship and timeless sound. Opener: Often found busking on corners, Joe Hunt performs indie folk with smooth vocals, guitar, and harmonica.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Jul. 12

Open Mic at Farm to Fork

Come as a listener or performer of music, poetry, and comedy. All are welcome. Bar and wood-fired pizza on site.

Farm to Fork Retreat at Dancing Yarrow S193 County Road BB, Mondovi

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Sounds like Summer Concert Series

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series is Volume One's Thursday night gig in downtown Eau Claire's Phoenix Park. Local bands play to crowds each night on the banks of the Chippewa River in June, July, and August. Enjoy a pre-show set from area singer/songwriters at 6pm. Multiple food vendors will have food for sale. Pets are allowed at the concert.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-8pm Thu. Jul. 12

Colfax Music in the Park

Rain location is the Colfax Fairgrounds building on Railroad Avenue. Bring your lawn chair. Popcorn and root beer floats will be sold at the concerts. Annual pie sale by the Colfax Municipal Building Restoration Group on August 16.

Tower Park Main Street and Highway 40, Colfax

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Jul. 12

Music Over Menomin

Bring your lawn chairs, picnic baskets, and blankets and enjoy free live music over Lake Menomin.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Jul. 12

Music Over Menomin: The Cutaways

The Cutaways have been great friends of the library. The Cutaways are: Bob Boone – Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Tim Stanton – Vocals, Drums, Jim Nelson – Vocals, Guitar, Doug Hyde – Bass, Marv Whitman – Vocals, Guitar. Live music on the Library lawn, overlooking Lake Menomin.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Jul. 13th, 2018

Fri. Jul. 13

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment. Music events are at 8pm each day and require separate admission.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jul. 13

Dinner Jazz: '58 Belvedere

'58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Fri. Jul. 13

Kristi Kruse Piano Concert

Kristi Kruse – composer, arranger, and pianist – will present a benefit concert at Lake Street UMC. All the proceeds will go to the bell tower fund. Tickets for this concert are $20 per person. (You may purchase advance tickets at the church or at the door)

Lake Street United Methodist Church Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

7pm Fri. Jul. 13

Live Music: Dan Zerr and Friends

Dan Zerr, a member of Eggplant Heroes, will be offering up a variety of pop, folk, and Americana tunes, with a little help from his friends, including some of those Eggplant Heroes as well as many other talented local musicians. He'll also be playing songs from his solo CD "Guacamole, Macaroni and Cheese".

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Fri. Jul. 13

John Conlee

During the past two decades, John Conlee has achieved a level of success that he has sustained by simply being himself and by making records that the listening public can relate to. He is a gifted entertainer, but he's not into the glitz and hype .

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $49-59

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jul. 14th, 2018

Sat. Jul. 14

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Annual fair with food vendors, carnival, livestock exhibitions, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, and outstanding 4-H displays. More than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment. Music events are at 8pm each day and require separate admission.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: Ticket pricing information available online

10am-1pm Sat. Jul. 14

Weekend Brunch with Musical Guest

Ar weekly farm-focused weekend brunch with live music from 10am to 1pm. The menu boasts an array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. The bar offers a variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and many others.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE, consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

10am-noon Sat. Jul. 14

Saturday Morning Hullabaloo: Kids Concert Series

Hosted by acclaimed, kid-focused jazz player Tim Sullivan, these open air, interactive concerts will begin with an hour of music and games before a very special featured children's performers take over the park. Families are welcome to come and go as they enjoy the music, Farmers Market, and the Artist Market.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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