Tuesday, Aug. 7th, 2018

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Aug. 7

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+

8pm Tue. Aug. 7

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. Aug. 7

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, Aug. 8th, 2018

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 8

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. Aug. 8

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, Aug. 9th, 2018

Thu. Aug. 9

Ashley For the Arts

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, hot air balloon launch, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, playground, and much more.

Memorial Park, Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Aug. 9

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. Aug. 9

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Jim Pullman Band + Snifter + Graham Barnes

The Jim Pullman Band has been a staple of Eau Claire’s indie rock scene for a full decade. Snifter creates music that can drift from catchy melodic pop tunes into improvisational noise, rhythmic loops, basement-rock and back again. Local songwriter Graham Barnes writes heartfelt acoustic guitar-driven songs.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 9

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. Aug. 9

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. Aug. 9

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. Aug. 9

Music Over Menomonie: Yata, Sinz, and Orfield

Yata, Sue Orfield and Randy Sinz. Three veteran musicians bringing you a collection of artful, soulful songs. While their inventive music fits nicely into the folk/americana genre, it reaches beyond this into jazz and blues and more. 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. Aug. 9

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

7:30pm Thu. Aug. 9

The Swampers: The Farmer Feeds Them All

The musical lumberjack aggregation known as “The Swampers” features Amanda Tanzer Schafer, Kathy Danielson, Judy Brist, Jerry Way, Tim Danielson, and Rob Kuchta telling local stories, singing “swampgrass” harmonies and playing a wide variety of folk instruments.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6, Family of Four $32

Age: All Ages

Friday, Aug. 10th, 2018

Fri. Aug. 10

Ashley For the Arts

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, hot air balloon launch, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, playground, and much more.

Memorial Park, Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

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

7:30pm Fri. Aug. 10

The Swampers: The Farmer Feeds Them All

The musical lumberjack aggregation known as “The Swampers” features Amanda Tanzer Schafer, Kathy Danielson, Judy Brist, Jerry Way, Tim Danielson, and Rob Kuchta telling local stories, singing “swampgrass” harmonies and playing a wide variety of folk instruments.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6, Family of Four $32

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Aug. 11th, 2018

Sat. Aug. 11

Ashley For the Arts

Ashley for the Arts was established by Ashley Furniture to entertain and inspire the entire family, promote the works of artists from across the globe, and raise funds to support humanity. Lots of live music, hot air balloon launch, car show, fireworks, inflatables, youth art area, playground, and much more.

Memorial Park, Arcadia

Cost: $10 for 3 Days

10am-1pm Sat. Aug. 11

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

1pm Sat. Aug. 11

42nd Annual Pure Water Days Parade & RiverFest

This year's theme is Under the Sea. Enjoy over 70 parade entries before heading down the street to Allen Park for RiverFest. Giant inflatables, kids games, tons of prizes, a balloon artist, live music, food trucks, a beer tent, arts and crafts vendors and much more. Parade starts at 1pm, RiverFest starts at 2pm.

Allen Park S. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Aug. 12th, 2018

10am-1pm Sun. Aug. 12

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

1:30-4pm Sun. Aug. 12

Summer Concert Sundays: Olive Sings

Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with some tunes in the vineyard with local favorite Olive Sings and some wines. Olive Sings is an acoustic duo made up of the sweet, brilliant vocal styling of Kayla Zoltak and the down home, old time sounds of Seth Gamble. It is recommended to bring your own seating.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4:30pm Sun. Aug. 12

Live Music: Eric Sorensen

A Multi-Instrumentalist Singer/Songwriter that has been performing at a number of venues for over thirty years. Expect to hear some 6 & 12 string guitar, mandolin, harp, and didgeridoo. Styles range from folk to jazz to classical, reggae to Beatles, bluegrass and blues.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30-4pm Sun. Aug. 12

Summer Concerts at Riverbend Winery

Bring you friends and enjoy live entertainment from our patio or lawn, steps away from the vineyard and a world away from the everyday. Concerts are outside, so bring lawn-chairs and blankets as seating is limited.

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

Cost: FREE

Tuesday, Aug. 14th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Aug. 14

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

Tuesday Night Blues: Left Wing Bourbon

Left Wing Bourbon plays funk, blues, and feel good. Left Wing Bourbon mixes the season of experience with the zest of youth. Left Wing Bourbon sweats the blues out its skin and moves the room until you have no choice but to join in too.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

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. Aug. 14

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+

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Aug. 14

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, Aug. 15th, 2018

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 15

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

Thursday, Aug. 16th, 2018

6pm Thu. Aug. 16

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Orchid Eaton + Micah Ryan + Travis Lee

Orchid Eaton is the basement pop duo of Matt Leavitt (EMOT) and Brian Moen (Laarks, The Shouting Matches). Micah Ryan captures the heart through melodic music and lyrics birthed from life experience with the goal of taking his listeners on a journey down long-forgotten roads. Opener: Travis Lee writes lush, looping electronic songs.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Aug. 16

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. Aug. 16

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. Aug. 16

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

Saturday, Aug. 18th, 2018

10am-1pm Sat. Aug. 18

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. Aug. 18

Live Music: Duffy from Eggplant Heroes

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Duffy Duyfhuizen from Eggplant Heroes, His musical influences include urban folk (Paul Simon), Jersey rock (Bruce Springsteen), and country folk (John Prine and Townes van Zandt).

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Aug. 18

Live Music with Greg Gilbertson

Effortlessly producing texturally exciting instrumental guitar pieces as vibrant as a Monet, he has continued in the tradition acoustic fingerstyle guitar made prominent by artists Michael Hedges and Leo Kottke. Communicating deep abstract emotions via his guitar he leaves enough room for your imagination to soar.

Autumn Harvest Winery 19947 Cty Hwy J, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Sunday, Aug. 19th, 2018

10am-1pm Sun. Aug. 19

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. Aug. 19

Live Music: Two Frets Up

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Two Frets Up, a Duo that plays a wide variety of music from Country, Country Rock, Trop Rock, Bluegrass, Rock and Oldies.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-7pm Sun. Aug. 19

Live Music: Transistor Radio

Transistor Radio was born at The Stone's Throw in Eau Claire Wisconsin. It was the brainchild of lead guitar player Chris Connell to bring back the sounds of the 70s played on the Transistor Radio.

Pioneer Grill & Saloon E5699 Cty. Hwy. D, Menomonie

Tuesday, Aug. 21st, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Aug. 21

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-9pm Tue. Aug. 21

U.K.E. - Ukulele Klub of Eau Claire

All levels and ages of ukulele players (and listeners & singers) are welcome. Social hour begins at 6 pm, music starts at 7 pm. If you wish to lead a song, please bring at least 20 copies of the music to share.

Galloway Grille 409 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Tue. Aug. 21

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. Aug. 21

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. Aug. 21

Tuesday Night Blues: Joyann Parker Band

Joyann Parker is a must-see addition to the Indie Blues music scene and brings a full range of talent to her performances as an accomplished singer, pianist and songwriter. She has performed for thousands at major venues and festivals across the county and represented Minnesota at the 2015 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee.

Owen Park Bandshell 1st Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Aug. 21

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, Aug. 22nd, 2018

6-9pm Wed. Aug. 22

Durand Music in the Park

Live music at Durand's Memorial Park Bandshell. Check out their website for developments on which bands are booked which dates.

Memorial Park 2nd Avenue East, Durand

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30pm Wed. Aug. 22

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. Aug. 22

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, Aug. 23rd, 2018

6pm Thu. Aug. 23

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: AcoustiHoo + James Ignacio + Company Express

James Ignacio’s moves effortlessly from blues to soul to a more traditional singer/songwriter sound. Company Express use rich vocal harmonies over acoustic instrumentation. Bluesy, jazz-esque, or simply musical come the tones of AcoustiHoo, weaving a tapestry of multiple textures, colors, and images to leave the audience with an incomparable experience of musicality.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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