Tuesday, Dec. 5th, 2017

9pm Tue. Dec. 5

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, Dec. 6th, 2017

7-11pm Wed. Dec. 6

Weekly Wednesday Open Stage

Greg brings acoustic and electric guitars and amps, bass and drums, keyboard, and quite a few mics. Most of the people who attend are musicians. You can bring your own act or cast about among the audience and form an impromptu jam. Test out your new act.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7pm Wed. Dec. 6

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Colfax High School Choir Christmas Show

Escape from the stress of the week with some holiday music in a relaxing atmosphere. Selections to include everything from the latest pop and Broadway selections to traditional favorites.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Dec. 7th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 7

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher

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.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-8pm Thu. Dec. 7

Christmas Carol Singalong - A Heyde Center Family Tradition

Sing your heart out with friends and family at a community-wide singalong as Cathy Reitz, members of the Chippewa Valley Community Chorus, and MJ Consort lead you through an evening of some of the most loved Christmas carols and our favorite songs of the season.

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

Cost: Admission: Free Will Donation

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Dec. 7

Live Music: Dave Cofell at Caffe Tempo

Minnesota Singer-Songwriter Dave Cofell makes his first appearance at Caffe Tempo. A distinctive vocal style with great acoustic guitar, Dave invites his Eau Claire Area friends and everyone to join him on this December evening.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Dec. 7

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Cap'n Seabeard and Shipmates

Cap'n Seabeard is an original folk and country-blues songwriter from menomonie. With a wide range of influences, his songs are a reply to the current state of the world and its residents. Jake Peterson will play a set and Sam Weaver, a local Menomonie musician, specializing in folk and blues will close out the night.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Thu. Dec. 7

Tonic Sol-fa

The new chapter in the evolution of Tonic Sol-fa continues. This Christmas, the Emmy-award winning a cappella group brings their renowned stage show to you. Enjoy an evening of harmony, innovation and holiday cheer.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $29-38 | Youth $10 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

Friday, Dec. 8th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 8

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher + Christine Hitt

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 Josh Gallagher and Christine Hitt.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Fri. Dec. 8

Schola Cantorum of Eau Claire presents “By the Grace: Music during the Council of Trent”

The concert, “By the Grace: Music during the Council of Trent”, will present choral music from Rome around the time of the Council of Trent, a council convened in reaction to the Protestant Reformation. Featuring works by Josquin Deprez, Jacobus de Kerle, Giovanna da Palestrina, and Vincenzo Ruffo.

St. Joseph Parish 910 Wilson Ave, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 8

Jingle Jams: Micah Ryan

Micah Ryan is a local singer/songwriter. He's been performing for a number of years and plays a balanced mixture of original songs and covers. His influences include John Legend, Adele, Jon McLaughlin, Josh Kelley, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 8

Live at Acoustic Cafe: 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

7pm Fri. Dec. 8

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

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

Cost: FREE

9pm Fri. Dec. 8

Vinyl Nights: Mabis

With DJ Mabis, you'll hear classics that you adore, but expect a heavy dose of soulful surprises from the fresh epoch.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Dec. 9th, 2017

2pm Sat. Dec. 9

Chippewa Valley Concert Band Christmas Concert

Celebrate the Holidays with the CVCB’s annual Christmas Concert. Free will offering.

Mayo Clinic Health System Hospital Auditorium 1221 Whipple Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

4-8pm Sat. Dec. 9

A Night To Remember Christmas Concert

A night of hope and Christmas music. Featuring Cedarbrook worship leader Emilie Menz and local music legend Sue Orfield Band. Features two shows.

Cedarbrook Church N6714 470th St., Menomonie

Cost: FREE

4:30-6:30pm Sat. Dec. 9

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Sounds of the Season

Relax with the CVSO and the Stillson Children's Choir; enjoy some memorable Americana classics and holiday favorites to get in the spirit of the season.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Adult $28; Senior $25; Youth/Student $7

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Dec. 9

Dinner Jazz: Julian Manzara

Join Julian Manzara (guitar) for an evening of tasteful jazz standards. Julian Manzara is an up-and-coming guitarist and composer based in Minneapolis.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Dec. 9

Jingle Jams: Boats & Bridges

Boats & Bridges are a five piece folk-rock band formed in 2015 at UWEC. Their debut album, Aloof, is full of their capable musicianship and timeless sound. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Dec. 9

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

7pm Sat. Dec. 9

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

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

Cost: FREE

8-10pm Sat. Dec. 9

Live Music: Get off the Roof

Get Off The Roof is a blues-rock/rock power trio based out of the Twin Cities, MN.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Dec. 10th, 2017

10am-1pm Sun. Dec. 10

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. Stop by for midwestern brunch classics and classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Dec. 10

Schola Cantorum of Eau Claire presents “By the Grace: Music during the Council of Trent”

The concert, “By the Grace: Music during the Council of Trent”, will present choral music from Rome around the time of the Council of Trent, a council convened in reaction to the Protestant Reformation. Featuring works by Josquin Deprez, Jacobus de Kerle, Giovanna da Palestrina, and Vincenzo Ruffo.

St. James Catholic Church 2502 11th St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4pm Sun. Dec. 10

6th Annual Tuba Christmas

A Christmas music concert and singalong to the tune of tuba. Hosted by the Ludington Guard Band. Anyone who plays the tuba, sousaphone, euphonium, or baritone is welcome to participate. Performers should bring festive attire and a music stand, and arrive at 1:30pm.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church 417 W Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE ($10 for performers)

5:30-8pm Sun. Dec. 10

MHS Madrigals presents the 49th annual Tudor Dinner

The Lords and Ladies of the Memorial Madrigal Singers invite you to join the King and His Court for the 49th Annual Tudor Dinner, a hilarious holiday musical dinner theater. Step into the Renaissance for a night of Fine Feasting, a Masque production, and the Memorial Madrigal Singers

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25 per person

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Sun. Dec. 10

Bluegrass/Old Time String Band Jam Session

This months host band will be the "Rock Creek Song Dogs" - Public is invite to attend. All bluegrass and old time musicians invited to perform. Bring your own guitar.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Monday, Dec. 11th, 2017

7-10pm Mon. Dec. 11

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

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Dec. 12th, 2017

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 12

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-9pm Tue. Dec. 12

Twelve Days Before Christmas A Concert of Traditional Christmas Carols and Hymns

A program of Christmas music featuring the hymns and Old English Christmas carols. Local singers share the joy and excitement of Christmas in this special concert. MJ Consort will provide music before the performance and during intermission. Five Star Catering will provide a buffet. Show only also available.

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

Cost: Buffet Supper show: $25 per person (assigned seating) Show only (balcony seats): $15 per person

Age: All Ages

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Dec. 12

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Jeff White hosts a quality live musician gathering in a friendly saloon environment, every Tuesday night. Made for the music lover in everyone, the bar and grill boasts American fare with a country twist and robust atmosphere. Sign-up at 8pm.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Dec. 12

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, Dec. 13th, 2017

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 13

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

7-11pm Wed. Dec. 13

Weekly Wednesday Open Stage

Greg brings acoustic and electric guitars and amps, bass and drums, keyboard, and quite a few mics. Most of the people who attend are musicians. You can bring your own act or cast about among the audience and form an impromptu jam. Test out your new act.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Thursday, Dec. 14th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 14

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 possibilities are endless.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Dec. 14

Live at Acoustic Cafe: The Sixes

Dwayne Thomas & Gordon Altizer bring a very intimate, engaging and fun atmosphere to their shows which are sure to entertain. While no specific genre defines them, the music has a soft rock feel with hints of blues, alternative, southern, folk, and pop from song to song.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Dec. 14

Pat Donohue & the Prairie All Stars

Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars Holiday Review - a night of tunes to get you in the holiday spirit. Pat and his band, will take you back to their days on NPR's Prairie Home Companion.

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

Cost: $18-25

9pm Thu. Dec. 14

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

Friday, Dec. 15th, 2017

6:30-9pm Fri. Dec. 15

Duelly Noted - Dueling Pianos Holiday Dinner Show

Duelly Noted is a one-of-a-kind act with both sass and class. Cassondra and Jacy, will draw the audience in with their dueling pianos-style performances while playing a wide variety of genres that will be sure to have everyone’s toes tapping. They play all your favorite hits from the 60s to today. Hear Meagon Trainer’s All About That Bass, Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing and more.

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

Cost: Dinner and show tickets are $33 for adults, $32 for seniors, and $26 youth.   There will be show only seats in the balcony available at a cost of $15 adults, $14 seniors, and $8 youth.  

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 15

Jingle Jams: LASKA

Songwriting sisters Hannah, Bex, and Mookie (LASKA) weave influences of alternative, Americana, and desert rock with raw emotions in their songs. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 15

Live at Acoustic Cafe: North of Dixie Bluegrass Band

A 5 piece band that plays an eclectic mix of original songs, bluegrass, old time jazz/swing and anything else that "feels good". Shelly Miller lays down the banjo and acoustic guitar sounds. John Lynch adds the rhythm guitar. John and Shelly write or co-write most of the original songs.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 15

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

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

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Dec. 16th, 2017

2pm Sat. Dec. 16

Bluegrass at the Oxford featuring A Seeger Boys Christmas

An afternoon of Bluegrass Christmas songs and favorite Christmas songs played bluegrass style. As a special treat, Santa will be visiting at intermission.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 GA, $5 children

Age: All Ages

6:30-9pm Sat. Dec. 16

Duelly Noted - Dueling Pianos Holiday Dinner Show

Duelly Noted is a one-of-a-kind act with both sass and class. Cassondra and Jacy, will draw the audience in with their dueling pianos-style performances while playing a wide variety of genres that will be sure to have everyone’s toes tapping. They play all your favorite hits from the 60s to today. Hear Meagon Trainer’s All About That Bass, Journey’s Don’t Stop Believing and more.

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

Cost: Dinner and show tickets are $33 for adults, $32 for seniors, and $26 youth.   There will be show only seats in the balcony available at a cost of $15 adults, $14 seniors, and $8 youth.  

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Jingle Jams: Bri Murphy

Bri Murphy is an Eau Claire native now based in Nashville who has toured all over the U.S., Canada, and Japan as a fiddle player. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: 7Swing

A dance band as well as the perfect band to sit back and relax with. Members of 7Swing are successful, active, established musicians from the Eau Claire area and together create a solid sound perfect for any event. They play Big Band and Swing favorites of yesteryear.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Dec. 16

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

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

Cost: FREE