Saturday, Dec. 16th, 2017

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 16

The Memories

The Memories have been entertaining audiences at the Mabel Tainter for more than 30 years. They continue to deliver a show that has been described as "Music, Laughter, and Wonderful Times."

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

Cost: $30-35

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Dec. 17th, 2017

2-3:30pm Sun. Dec. 17

Duelly Noted – Dueling Pianos Holiday Show

Jacy Smith and Cassondra Meyer are best friends who now make their living dueling on pianos. The two have performed in bands together for years, but three years ago they started playing together as Duelly Noted. They'll play some of your favorite music from the 50s and 60s.

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

Cost: $15 adults, $14 seniors, and $8 youth.  

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Dec. 17

The Memories

The Memories have been entertaining audiences at the Mabel Tainter for more than 30 years. They continue to deliver a show that has been described as "Music, Laughter, and Wonderful Times."

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

Cost: $30-35

Age: All Ages

3pm Sun. Dec. 17

Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony "Holiday Magic"

The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony's winter concert.

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

Cost: Admission $5 adults, children FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Dec. 19th, 2017

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 19

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 19

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. 19

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. 19

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. 20th, 2017

6:30-8:30pm Wed. Dec. 20

Yata, Sinz & Orfield Concert & Winter Solstice

This group brings an unexpected and masterful mashup of folk, blues and jazz. Three veteran musicians (Yata, Randy Sinz & Sue Orfield) combine their songwriting and performing skills, presenting a musically powerful performance.

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

7-11pm Wed. Dec. 20

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. 21st, 2017

6:45-8pm Thu. Dec. 21

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+

7pm Thu. Dec. 21

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: 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.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Dec. 22nd, 2017

7pm Fri. Dec. 22

Jingle Jams: Red Tide Duo

Inspired by the sweet lullabies of the ebb and flow of the ocean, Red Tide offers contemporary, soulful listening. 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. 22

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Larry Past + Chris Andersen

You can hear Larry Past's deep connection that he has with the songs that he performs whether they are by artists such as Leonard Cohen, the Beatles or Death Cab For Cutie, or his own songs. Larry, along with Chris Andresen on bass, will perform songs off of his Calling CD and LP3 EP, and select covers.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 22

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. 23rd, 2017

7pm Sat. Dec. 23

Live At the Acoustic Cace: Wise Jennings

Mama Tried changed their name to Wise Jennings with the release of their EP in August 2017. They are an original band in southern Wisconsin that features husband and wife duo Jeff and Melissa Weishaar. They write and perform a style of Roots Rock with an Americana blend at bars, coffee houses, city festivals and private parties.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Dec. 26th, 2017

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 26

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Dec. 26

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. 26

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. 26

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. 27th, 2017

7-11pm Wed. Dec. 27

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+

7-9pm Wed. Dec. 27

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

Thursday, Dec. 28th, 2017

7pm Thu. Dec. 28

Live At the Acoustic Cafe: Dan Israel

He won Song of the Year (for "Come to Me") in the 2005 Minnesota Music Awards and Songwriter of the Year in the 2006 MMA's. In 2007, the UK's Uncut magazine gave Israel's "Turning" release a 4-star review. Israel has released 13 acclaimed albums and is currently working on his 14th.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Dec. 29th, 2017

7pm Fri. Dec. 29

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

Saturday, Dec. 30th, 2017

7pm Sat. Dec. 30

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

Sunday, Dec. 31st, 2017

4pm Sun. Dec. 31

2nd Annual Light Up Eau Claire

Activities include a little lantern parade for kids, ice and snow sculptures by Jason Anhorn, wristbanded music venues, a large lantern parade, fireworks, the new years gala at The Lismore, and more to be announced. There will be rooftop viewing tents from the top of the new parking garage.

Downtown Eau Claire S. Barstow, N. Barstow, and W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Latnern Parade, Ice Scuplture Unvieling, Fireworks FREE, $15 Wristbands for Music Venues

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jan. 2nd, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 2

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 2

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+

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 2

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).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

9pm Tue. Jan. 2

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, Jan. 3rd, 2018

7-11pm Wed. Jan. 3

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, Jan. 4th, 2018

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 4

Live Music: Andy Hanson + Micah Ryan

Andy Hanson will be joined by local favorite Micah Ryan in an outstanding evening of original music with a few covers tossed in as well.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Jan. 5th, 2018

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

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Paul Bonstrom

A fingerstyle guitarist, a child of the 70s, strongly influenced by singer songwriters of that and subsequent decades. Known not as a 'songwriter' but as a 'singer of great music', his musical selections cover rock, folk, country and Americana.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages with parent

Tuesday, Jan. 9th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 9

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 9

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+

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 9

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).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

9pm Tue. Jan. 9

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, Jan. 10th, 2018

7-11pm Wed. Jan. 10

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+

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 10

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

Friday, Jan. 12th, 2018

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 12

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Kelsey Miles

One of Wisconsin's newest and hottest high-energy rock, blues, and soul performer. In 2017 WAMI nominated her band, The Kelsey Miles Band, New Artist of the Year.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

Saturday, Jan. 13th, 2018

7:30-10pm Sat. Jan. 13

Squirrel Nut Zippers

It was about 20 years ago when NPR's Morning Edition said: "It's not easy to categorize the music of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, except that it's hot."2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Squirrel Nut Zippers most celebrated and commercially successful album, Hot. Originally released in the summer of1996, Hot was the follow-up to the band's critically acclaimed debut The Inevitable.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25-35 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jan. 16th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 16

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 16

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+

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 16

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).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

9pm Tue. Jan. 16

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, Jan. 17th, 2018

7-11pm Wed. Jan. 17

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+

Friday, Jan. 19th, 2018

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 19

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Derek Ramnarace

Derek Ramnarace leads the "Old Soul Society" and performs Americana, folk, rock, soul, and blues. Derek strikes out on his own and the singer/songwriter's emotionally raw, honest and heartfelt lyrics are wowing audiences everywhere. He tours in both the Midwest and Nationally.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

7:30-10pm Fri. Jan. 19

Stayin’ Alive

Stayin' Alive offers their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees playlist, singing blockbusters such as "Night Fever," "Jive Talkin'," "How Deep Is Your Love," "You Should be Dancing," "Nights on Broadway," and "Stayin' Alive." Stayin' Alive is the largest and most definitive production of its kind, offering big screen video clips, photos and dazzling imagery.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25-35 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jan. 20th, 2018

7-9pm Sat. Jan. 20

Sacred Sound for the Soul

An evening of "Sacred Sound for the Soul" with 2017 Native American Music Award Nominees Peter Phippen (bamboo/wooden flutes) and Rahbi Crawford (crystal singing bowls).

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Tuesday, Jan. 23rd, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 23

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

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