Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 2017

9pm Tue. Feb. 21

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, Feb. 22nd, 2017

7-9pm Wed. Feb. 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, Feb. 23rd, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Feb. 23

Two Rivers

Two Rivers is back again for another exciting evening filled with live music, good food, and great company.

Foster Cheese Haus E10934 County Hwy HH, Osseo

Cost: Free

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Feb. 23

Warehouse Eyes

Warehouse Eyes is an alternative-pop band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. They formed in June of 2012 and have been creating music since. With their first official release “Prisms”, you will feel entrenched in a spacey-pop sound. Following “Prisms” is their most recent single, “Without You or Me”.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Feb. 24th, 2017

8am Fri. Feb. 24

UWEC Trumpet Festival

Aims to educate high school students in the greater Eau Claire area. Students have the opportunity to perform in a large group trumpet choir, smaller chamber ensembles, and learn from esteemed professors of trumpet Professor Robert Baca of UW-Eau Claire and Dr. Amy Schendel of the University of Iowa.

Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, UWEC 121 Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20

8am-4pm Fri. Feb. 24

Chetek Winter Fest 2017

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Feb. 24

Dinner Jazz: Michael Shults

Get to the Lakely tonight for some live jazz presented by the Michael Shults Group. Shults is a UWEC professor and host of The Lakely's monday night jazz sessions.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

7-10pm Fri. Feb. 24

Bottomless Noodles Jazz Combo

Bottomless Noodles is a jazz combo putting their own spin on the great jazz standards of the past, while staying true to their roots. Bottomless Noodles is sure to bring you an energetic night that will leave you wanting more.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

8pm Fri. Feb. 24

Live Music: Step Rockets + Denny

The Step Rockets continue to push the boundaries of indie pop with unique instrumentation and progressive songwriting. Step Rockets have developed a reputation as one of the most exciting new live bands on the scene, seamlessly blending wailing guitar solos and anthemic melodies with infectious dance grooves.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Feb. 25th, 2017

8am-4pm Sat. Feb. 25

Chetek Winter Fest 2017

Chetek's yearly winter extravaganza featuring a snowmobile race, music, bonfire to follow, poker run, pancake feed, snowshoe/cross country, and a scavenger hunt. There is an Ice rink available all day and kid's activities.

Lake Chetek Lakeview Drive, Chetek

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Davey J and Friends

You could describe the Jones Tones as a roots music combo with significant blues influences, but their musical range includes rock and roll, reggae, Sun Records-style country, and urban folk.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Filthy Sweet & Dissonant Mind

Filthy Sweet is an original rock band based out of Eau Claire, WI. With a raw undefined sound, a high energy stage show, and an eclectic array of styles and influences, Filthy Sweet is sure to have something for everyone. Dissonant Mind plays rock, funk, metal, punk, alternative, blues, and jazz.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

8-10pm Sat. Feb. 25

Live Music: Laundry

Caffe TEMPO Water Street goes Alt Rock with Sam Lyons and "Laundry" straight outta Madison.

Caffe TEMPO 508 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $3 - $2 Students

Age: 16+

9pm Sat. Feb. 25

Late Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

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. Jeremy’s musical tastes are eclectic, and he emphasizes music that feels good, and also stimulates one’s intellect.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Monday, Feb. 27th, 2017

6-7:30pm Mon. Feb. 27

CollECtive Choir Rehearsal Invite

Downtown Eau Claire's Gospel and Hip Hop group invites you to try out your singing voice for a 6 week rehearsal run (Monday nights from 6-7:30) to prepare for an Easter-themed spring Show at the Plus on April 8th at 7pm.

Lighthouse Youth Center 310 E. Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8-11pm Mon. Feb. 27

Monday Jazz Sessions

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 Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 2017

9pm Tue. Feb. 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

Wednesday, Mar. 1st, 2017

7:30-9pm Wed. Mar. 1

Route 66 - A Musical Trip Down the Historic Road

Four snappy young pump jockeys take the audience to various stops along the historic “Mother Road” where a menagerie of characters sing and dance to timeless pop from the 60s. From the jazzy pop of Chicago, the two-stepping hoedown of Texas and the beach-bumming car jams of California.

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

Cost: Reserved Seating (first two rows): $25/seat, General Admission: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Mar. 2nd, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 2

Dinner Jazz: Sue Orfield Trio

Sue Orfield, Josh Gallagher, and Jeremy Boettcher are putting on a night of jazz at The Lakely during dinner hours. Come out and enjoy a meal with some complimentary, fun music.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Mar. 2

Open Mic

Whether you’re a rock band, singer/songwriter, poet, spoken word artist, juggler, magician, comedian or a rapper, you are welcome to sign up and perform. Welcomes performers of all sounds and styles. Sign up begins at 7:00 PM in the Terrace and will be available to anyone.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

A Cappella Extravaganza

A fundraising night filled with a multitude of song. Featuring a variety of performers from Menomonie High School, Special Guest performances by Devil Tones A Cappella from UW-Stout and The Innocent Men from UW-Eau Claire.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: $8 for Adults and $5 for Students/Seniors, no passes accepted

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

Live Music: Matt Cox

A six-time Omaha Entertainment & Arts Award winner for Best Country Americana speaks to the caliber of artist Matt Cox has become in the studio and on stage. Cox puts on a live show that reveals passion, experience and heartfelt song-writing.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Mar. 2

A Cappella Extravaganza

A fundraising night filled with a multitude of song. Featuring a variety of performers from Menomonie High School, with Special Guest performances by Devil Tones A Cappella from UW-Stout and The Innocent Men from UW-Eau Claire.

Menomonie High School 1715 5th St. W., Menomonie

Cost: $8 for Adults; $5 for Students/Seniors

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 2

Cory Wong

If you’re looking for groovy riffs and intricate drum beats, Minneapolis band Cory Wong has just what you’re looking for! Cory Wong has shared the stage and worked with Ben Rector, Vulfpeck, Brandon Heath, Jason Gray, and Nichole Nordeman.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Mar. 3rd, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

Dinner Jazz: Josh Gallagher Trio

Josh Gallagher was selected as the pianist in the Brubeck Institute Jazz Sextet during the 2004-2005 school year, where he performed with guest clinicians Bobby Watson, Rufus Reid, Jimmy Heath, Artistic Director Christian McBride, and Institute founder Dave Brubeck, among others.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6-10:30pm Fri. Mar. 3

8th annual Dueling Pianos FUNdraiser

Its a clap along, sing along musical comedy show where the audience is always a part of the action. No one does it better than Dave & Ted, Deuces Wild. The guests of this event will also enjoy refreshments, a chance to win raffle baskets and gift certificates from local businesses, 50/50 raffle, cash bar.

Visionquest N4439 440th St., Menomonie

Cost: $40/person OR Reserve a table of 8 for $350

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Mar. 3

Live Music: Wolfsong

Introducing WolfSong, Kai Ulrica and Nikk Wolfe of Wolves at the Door on Acoustic guitars and vocals joined by Larry Past on upright bass and vocals playing Acoustic Electric Euro-gypsy rock in the country.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Mar. 3

Solas - Celtic Music

Solas's Celtic music is explosive, yet seductively personal. Through fresh and unexpected arrangements of age-old tunes, compelling and topical originals and covers, and unparalleled musicianship, Solas continues to define the path for the Celtic music world and drive the genre forward.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

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

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Mar. 3

UWEC Cabin: Harbor & Home

An Indie Rock band with rich soulful vocals and tight harmonies the group offers a versatile sound that fits almost any venue. The band originated out of a group of friends that had played music together for several years and finally formed the group in early 2013.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Mar. 4th, 2017

10:30am-noon Sat. Mar. 4

Live Music: Andy Hanson

The Saturday Morning Acoustic Series continues at Caffe TEMPO with Andy Hanson of Eau Claire bringing his material to a Saturday March morning.

Caffe TEMPO 508 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am-noon Sat. Mar. 4

Live Music: Andy Hanson

Andy Hanson set to show up for The Saturday Morning Acoustic Series. Come down to Water Street and get a little acoustic chill with your java.

Caffe TEMPO 508 Water Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Mar. 4

Live Music: Jack and Kitty

Jack and Kitty perform “organic, vaudeville acoustic folk” and have been called “one of the most entertaining acoustic groups in the Midwest” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. A rich musical stew forms the blend of Jack and Kitty’s Emmy Award-winning artistic approach. It’s laid-back with positive vibes.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Mar. 4

UWEC Cabin: Harbor & Home

An Indie Rock band with rich soulful vocals and tight harmonies the group offers a versatile sound that fits almost any venue. The band originated out of a group of friends that had played music together for several years and finally formed the group in early 2013.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8-11pm Sat. Mar. 4

Live Music: Ken Valdez

Ken Valdez has been turning heads for a decade and a half with versatility, raw talent and a true grit that impart a genuine realness into each of his songs.

West Hill Bar & Grill 250 W. Elm St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Mar. 4

Late Jazz: Tim Sullivan + Friends

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 Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Sunday, Mar. 5th, 2017

2-3:30pm Sun. Mar. 5

CVASing Concerts

The theme for this concert is "For the Beauty". Tickets are available at Festival Foods, Gordy's and CVASing members as well as at the door. All proceeds go to Feed My People Food Bank.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

7-8:30pm Sun. Mar. 5

CVASing Concerts

The theme for this concert is "For the Beauty". Tickets are available at Festival Foods, Gordy's and CVASing members as well as at the door. All proceeds go to Feed My People Food Bank.

Trinity Lutheran Church 1314 E. Lexington Blvd., Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Monday, Mar. 6th, 2017

8-11pm Mon. Mar. 6

Monday Jazz Sessions

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 Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Mar. 7th, 2017

9pm Tue. Mar. 7

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

9pm Tue. Mar. 7

Lakely Special Event: Twin Talk

Saxophonist and Bon Iver “Sad Sax” member Dustin Laurenzi brings his band Twin Talk to Eau Claire. A Wisconsin native, saxophonist Dustin Laurenzi began working with Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon in the summer of 2015, when he was invited to record as part of a 12-piece saxophone section for a mysterious new Bon Iver project. Will play Two Sets.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Wednesday, Mar. 8th, 2017

7-9pm Wed. Mar. 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

8-11pm Wed. Mar. 8

Lakely Special Event: Pete McCann Quartet

With an eclectic approach to his music-making (previous projects have encompassed straight-ahead jazz, Latin, fusion and contemporary classical), McCann now presents jazz/rock cornucopia Range, its title a metaphor for the breadth of his colorful musical career as well as the diversity of the sound.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Thursday, Mar. 9th, 2017

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

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher Trio

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. Jeremy’s musical tastes are eclectic, and he emphasizes music that feels good, and also stimulates one’s intellect.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Mar. 9

Live Music: Boats & Bridges

Boats and Bridges is a six piece rock n' roll band formed in Eau Claire, WI that performs both covers and original music. The band draws from a variety of rock styles including folk rock, punk, and blues for original material and performs covers by artists such as Tom Petty, Green Day, Steve Miller and The Doors.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Mar. 9

Eau Claire Music School's Songwriters in the Round

Join local musicians in a supportive setting in the Local Store gallery to develop your craft by sharing your songs and the stories behind them. Fuel your inspiration by interacting with other artists. Hosted by Deirdre Jenkins, a longtime singer/songwriter in the Nashville music scene. Sponsored by the Eau Claire Music School.

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

Friday, Mar. 10th, 2017

7pm Fri. Mar. 10

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.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Mar. 10

U-Ghana Rock

Benefit concert of bands from our local high schools. All proceeds go to The Potter's Village in Dodowa, Ghana which helps displaced women and children find homes and basic needs.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Mar. 10

UWEC Cabin: 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.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

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