Monday, Mar. 27th, 2017

7-10pm Mon. Mar. 27

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. Half off tap beers run from 9-11 PM.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Mar. 28th, 2017

1-3pm Tue. Mar. 28

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-7pm Tue. Mar. 28

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Have fun learning and playing music in a relaxed social setting. Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for strumming and singing. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs, too. Each week Tim will bring new ideas for members to work on and he’ll take time to answer your musical questions.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in; $7 per session when you pay in advance for two or more

7:30-9pm Tue. Mar. 28

Guest Artist Recital: International Pianist Soojung Hong

Soojung Hong is currently serving as a piano instructor at MacPhail Center for Music and is the founder and the Artistic Director of the PianoFun Minnesota Competition. She has performed at the Beijing International Music Festival and the New York International Keyboard Institute & Festival.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-9pm Tue. Mar. 28

M5 Mexican Brass

Mexico’s leading brass quintet. Combining their skills at virtuosic chamber music in all styles, non-stop interaction with the audience, inborn showmanship, inimitable Latin American charm, and their very own sound, M5 concerts are unique musical-theatrical concert experiences.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $8 youth

Age: All Ages

9pm Tue. Mar. 28

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Thursday, Mar. 30th, 2017

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

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to the Marsalis Family to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Live Music: Colin Heshmat Quintet

A locally formed group that performs jazz standards and original composition. The group’s composition work strives to push the definition of jazz outward and provide relevancy to a new generation.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 30

Dwynell Roland

Ddynell Roland started writing and rapping around the age of 13 when he became a member of the TCB (Twin City Boyz) collective. He created songs with a stylistic flair relatable to T3 of Slum Village or Schoolboy Q. Dwynell Roland has shared the stage with Prof., Sims (Doomtree), and P.O.S.

The Terrace, Memorial Student Center, UW-Stout 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Mar. 30

Vinyl Nights: Feng

Eaux Claires artist sloslylove visits The Lakely stage to spin from every decade, every genre, and every feeling.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Mar. 31st, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 31

Dinner Jazz: Shane Leonard Trio

Between them, Jeremy Boettcher, Josh Gallagher and Shane Leonard have performed and recorded with such artists as Kathleen Edwards, Larry Campbell, Sara Watkins, Dave Brubeck, and many more. Don't miss this series of trio performances from Eau Claire's own world-class sidemen.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

6-9pm Fri. Mar. 31

Night for the Fight: A Musical Night to Support the Battle Against Cancer

Night for the Fight, held at Metropolis Resort in Eau Claire, WI will feature 10 local & national bands - all who have been touched in some way by cancer - performing live for the cause. 100% of ticket proceeds will be donated to both the American Cancer Society and the Gilbert Brown Foundation. Doors at 5:30pm.

Metropolis Resort 5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $12.50

7-9pm Fri. Mar. 31

Live Music: 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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Mar. 31

Gallery Friday: Sniffle Party + Two Castles + Wealthy Relative

2016 was the year that Sniffle Party (Serena Wagner by day) became a staple of the local Eau Claire music scene. After releasing her debut EP “Peach Dream” last April, Sniffle/Serena has kept busy playing numerous shows throughout the area appearing in basements and bars, at Phoenix Park, The Cabin, and more

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Mar. 31

Live Music: The Maytags

An eight-piece rock and roll group from Des Moines, The Maytags seek to share Midwestern soul.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Mar. 31

DJ Set: DJ JTron

DJ JTron spins classics to currents and everything in between. Some you may have heard some you haven't, either way you're bound to have a good time.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Apr. 1st, 2017

10am-1pm Sat. Apr. 1

Weekend Brunch: Jeff White

Alt-country from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato with an outlaw grit, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the melancholy country/western & dark folk music from times past.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 1

The Riff-Off: An a Cappella Invitational for Charity

The UW-Eau Claire A Cappella groups are teaming up with special guests from the University of Minnesota and Marquette University to present an invitational concert for charity. A celebration of 5 non-profit organizations through exciting a cappella music and surprises throughout the night.

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 1

Jayson Collins Septet

The Jayson Collins Septet is a high energy jazz group playing a mix of joyful and eclectic original tunes with Thelonious Monk and Dave Holland in mind. The septet travels diverse roads, connecting groove, bop, modal, afro-cuban, ballad and swing.

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

Cost: $20 VIP / $12 General Seating

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Apr. 2nd, 2017

10am-1pm Sun. Apr. 2

Weekend Brunch: The Seeger Boys

The Seeger Boys drop by The Lakely to continue instrumental music during the 10 AM to 1 PM brunch.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Sun. Apr. 2

21st Annual Harp Concert: Joyful Country Dances

Join director Serena O’Meara and the harp ensemble for a beautiful concert that fills the galleries with music. Pieces selected for the concert are American, French, German, Italian, Austrian, Celtic, and Columbian. Light refreshments will be served after the concert.

Chippewa Valley Museum 1204 E. Half Moon Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE for CVM members; $7 for adults, $4 for ages 5-17; FREE for ages 4 and under

2-3pm Sun. Apr. 2

The Harp Ensemble Concert

The Harp Ensemble will present a concert of Classical and Folk music. Reception to follow.

Chippewa Valley Museum Carson Park, Eau Claire

Cost: Adults $7, Children 5-17 $4, under 5 free

Age: All Ages

2-3pm Sun. Apr. 2

Marianna Scott Scholarship Concert

The Chippewa Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will present the 15th Annual Marianna Scott Scholarship Concert. The Scholarship Concert originated in memory of Marianna Scott who was a long time member and officer in the CVAGO…

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

Cost: Freewill offering

Age: All Ages

6-8pm Sun. Apr. 2

Sing! Eau Claire

Want to sing with others just for the fun of it? No auditions, no need to read music or memorize lyrics, and no talent needed. Secular, simple and uplifting songs.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation 421 S. Farwell St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Apr. 3rd, 2017

7-10pm Mon. Apr. 3

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. Half off tap beers run from 9-11 PM.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Apr. 4th, 2017

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 4

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-7pm Tue. Apr. 4

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Have fun learning and playing music in a relaxed social setting. Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for strumming and singing. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs, too. Each week Tim will bring new ideas for members to work on and he’ll take time to answer your musical questions.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in; $7 per session when you pay in advance for two or more

9pm Tue. Apr. 4

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, Apr. 5th, 2017

7pm Wed. Apr. 5

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

Thursday, Apr. 6th, 2017

7pm Thu. Apr. 6

Live Music: Red Tide

Inspired from the sweet lullabies of the ebb and flow of the ocean's tides, this acoustic/singer-songwriter band offers contemporary, soulful listening. Composed of two college roommates, Kelsey Nocek strums and picks the guitar to catchy original tunes while Cate Lucas leads with smooth vocals.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Thu. Apr. 6

Jeffrey Foucault

Since 2013 Foucault and Conway have toured across the United States and overseas together, refining a primal, stripped-down stage show. The pair covers territory from blues and country, to rock 'n' roll and folk with a laconic ferocity and timeless cool.

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

Cost: Adults $18, Seniors $17, Youth $10

Age: All Ages

Friday, Apr. 7th, 2017

Fri. Apr. 7

7th Annual River Falls Bluegrass Festival

A free three-day musical festival located in the heart of downtown River Falls. Kicks off with the 4th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting at Junior's Bar and Restaurant. Enjoy the character of our historic Main Street as you move from venue to venue to experience both regional and local bluegrass, roots, and cajun music all weekend long. Full performance and venue list available online. and wraps up with Sunday brunch at West Wind Supper Club.

Downtown River Falls

Cost: Concerts are FREE; $20 advance registration for Beer & Wine Tasting, $25 at the door

7-10pm Fri. Apr. 7

Live Music: Nici Peper with Justin Jay Arnold

The incomparable Minneapolis-based singer/songwriter Nici Peper will be sharing the stage with Justin Jay Arnold as they swap stories, laughs and songs on what is sure to be an incredible night filled with acoustic soul music.

Acoustic Cafe 102 Main St., Menomonie

7pm Fri. Apr. 7

Live Music: Blaine and Leah Howard with Jason Harrod

Blaine and Leah play thoughtful acoustic music with lots of harmonies and achy-pretty melodies. They both write and trade lead vocals. Blaine plays acoustic and occasional electric guitar. Jason Harrod is a Brooklyn-based performing songwriter known for generous melodies and poetic, image-rich lyrics.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm-2am Fri. Apr. 7

FMDown (EP Release Show) + The Lars Nelson Band

Seasoned Chippewa Valley rockers FMDown release their 3rd album, "Select All Delete", with support from The Lars Nelson Band from Minneapolis. Admission includes a FREE CD copy of the EP.

EveryBuddy's Bar & Grill 19 W Central Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $5

Age: 21+

Saturday, Apr. 8th, 2017

Sat. Apr. 8

7th Annual River Falls Bluegrass Festival

A free three-day musical festival located in the heart of downtown River Falls. Kicks off with the 4th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting at Junior's Bar and Restaurant. Enjoy the character of our historic Main Street as you move from venue to venue to experience both regional and local bluegrass, roots, and cajun music all weekend long. Full performance and venue list available online. and wraps up with Sunday brunch at West Wind Supper Club.

Downtown River Falls

Cost: Concerts are FREE; $20 advance registration for Beer & Wine Tasting, $25 at the door

7pm Sat. Apr. 8

Live Music: Timbre Junction Bluegrass Band

Timbre Junction's skillful playing, tight arrangements, and expressive vocals done "their way" float through bluegrass, country blues, cowboy and western swing. What makes them unique is their ability to take a song from any era or genre and make it their own.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Apr. 8

Mustard's Retreat Folk Duo

Mustard's Retreat is a consummate folk due who frequently opens for Peter Yarrow of "Peter, Paul and Mary." This is an ideal performance for all members of your family.

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

Cost: $25 VIP / $20 Adults / $18 Seniors & Students

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Apr. 9th, 2017

Sun. Apr. 9

7th Annual River Falls Bluegrass Festival

A free three-day musical festival located in the heart of downtown River Falls. Kicks off with the 4th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting at Junior's Bar and Restaurant. Enjoy the character of our historic Main Street as you move from venue to venue to experience both regional and local bluegrass, roots, and cajun music all weekend long. Full performance and venue list available online. and wraps up with Sunday brunch at West Wind Supper Club.

Downtown River Falls

Cost: Concerts are FREE; $20 advance registration for Beer & Wine Tasting, $25 at the door

2pm Sun. Apr. 9

Chippewa Valley Concert Band Spring Concert

The Chippewa Valley Concert Band will present its Spring Concert.

Mayo Clinic Health System Auditorium 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 adults, $5 seniors and students, $24 family max

2-3:30pm Sun. Apr. 9

Masters of Soul: Tribute to the Groups of Motown

The Masters of Soul is a celebration of these artists, their music and style. The show features stylishly costumed and fully choreographed tributes to both male and female groups backed by a live band.

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

Cost: $18 adults, $17 seniors, $8 youth

Age: All Ages

5pm Sun. Apr. 9

UWEC: Concert Choir

Because of the popularity of the choral program at UW-Eau Claire, the campus has been recognized as "Wisconsin's Singing University". Comprised of students from all academic areas of campus, Concert Choir performs mixed-choir music from the breadth of music history’s rich choral traditions—from Renaissance to Contemporary.

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

Cost: $2-7

Monday, Apr. 10th, 2017

7-10pm Mon. Apr. 10

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. Half off tap beers run from 9-11 PM.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Apr. 11th, 2017

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 11

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6-7pm Tue. Apr. 11

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Have fun learning and playing music in a relaxed social setting. Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for strumming and singing. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs, too. Each week Tim will bring new ideas for members to work on and he’ll take time to answer your musical questions.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 drop in; $7 per session when you pay in advance for two or more

7-9pm Tue. Apr. 11

Live Music: Faith and Rose

Fresh off a recording session at Toy Cars Studio Faith and Rose return to Caffe TEMPO Water Street with their original songs and sweeter-than-sugar harmonization. Beautiful music, wonderful lyrics and great personalities. All cover charges go to Artists.

Caffe TEMPO 508 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 Cover

Age: All Ages

9pm Tue. Apr. 11

Open Mic Night

The V1 reader's poll voted best open mic in the Chippewa Valley, every tuesday night. Music, comedy, and more, with half-price apps & taps from 9-midnight. It's free to attend and all ages are welcome. Sign up at 8, open mic at 9.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission

Wednesday, Apr. 12th, 2017

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 12

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, Apr. 14th, 2017

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Apr. 14

Pat Donohue

Pat Donohue, the Grammy winning fingerpicker. A songwriter and guitarist for twenty years for the "Guys All Star Shoe Band" of Minnesota's Public Radio's "A Prairie Home Companion," Pat got to show off his savvy licks and distinctive original songs to millions of listeners each week.

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

Cost: $35 VIP / $30 Adults / $28 Seniors & Students

Age: All Ages

The Volume One Calendar is sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System of Eau Claire