Saturday, Jan. 21st, 2017

10:30am-12:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Saturday Morning Acoustic: Wayward

Wayward makes a Saturday morning return to Caffe TEMPO Water Street as part of their Saturday Morning Acoustic Series.

Caffe TEMPO 508 Water Street, EAU CLAIRE

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Jan. 21

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan Group

Currently working as a Teaching Artist with Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Apollo Theater in NYC, Tim strives to utilize his experiences as a performer, educator, and artivist, to impacting positive social change in the communities he serves.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

5:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 21

Live Music: 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, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Concert Violinist Jamie Jorge

Jamie Jorge immigrated to Milwaukee from Cuba with his parents at age 10 where. After Music For Youth, an organization backed by the Milwauke Symphony Orchestra, helped him obtain a violin and find a teacher he was placed as concertmaster of the three youth orchestras.

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

Cost: $20

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

Jaime Jorge: Cuban-Born Concert Violinist

Jaime Jorge, Cuban born concert violinist, has enjoyed a successful performing career since his late teenage years. By 2000 he was performing more than 100 times a year to over a half million people. By 2010, he had played in more than 35 countries and recorded and released fifteen CDs.

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

Cost: $18-25

8:30pm Sat. Jan. 21

The Thundermen

The Thundermen return to Sammys playing your favorites from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Stop in and have a world famous Sammys Pizza and enjoy the music and dancing.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $2

Age: 21+

Sunday, Jan. 22nd, 2017

3pm Sun. Jan. 22

Bluegrass at The Oxford featuring Midnight Coal Company

The Seeger Boys host Eau Claire's newest bluegrass concert series featuring Midnight Coal Company, a traditional bluegrass band from Withee, WI.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Kids

Age: All Ages

Monday, Jan. 23rd, 2017

8-11pm Mon. Jan. 23

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, Jan. 24th, 2017

9pm Tue. Jan. 24

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, Jan. 25th, 2017

7-10pm Wed. Jan. 25

Open Mic Night - Host: Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke will be hosting an open mic night at Northwoods Brewing every Wednesday night this winter. Come down to practice, wow us, jam out, or enjoy other artists performing in your area. All are welcome. Bring your own instruments.

Northwoods Brewing 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 25

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, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Jan. 26th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

Two Rivers

The regulars: Randy Sinz, Sue Orfield and Gregg Wheeler. These folks will be joined by a host of talented friends, makin' music and havin' fun doin' it.

Foster Cheese Haus E10934 County Road H, Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: For All Ages

6-9pm Thu. Jan. 26

New Year, New Us Party at The Raw Deal

Celebrate all of the new things that Raw Deal has cooked up. Free live music by Jack and the Coax and Old Desert Road

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

6-8pm Thu. Jan. 26

Winter After Hours: January 26th

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 26

Live Music: Brianna Kocka & Jimmy Barnett

Brianna Kocka has been part of various musical acts throughout the Twin Cities—most notably Sun Gods to Gamma Rays and CAETANI. Jimmy Barnett has been a Singer/Songwriter in the Twin Cities for over a decade and you can find him backing up Brianna when he’s not singing his own tunes.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Thu. Jan. 26

John Mueller's Winter Dance Party

John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party" is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper's final tour and the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates.

Eau Claire State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets $24 | $28

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 26

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

8pm Thu. Jan. 26

Focus Ring

Minnesota’s Focus Ring (Tilde Records) has become a very prominent member of the Minneapolis music scene. After releasing several singles in 2015, Focus Ring released “Introduction”, his first full length album, in January of 2016. Focus Ring is an emo-acoustic act and has shared the stage with artists such as Hotel Books and Jeff Rosenstock.

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

Cost: FREE

9pm Thu. Jan. 26

DJ Set: DJ Greaseburn

Catch some vinyl spinning from DJ Greaseburn at The Lakely.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Friday, Jan. 27th, 2017

5:30pm Fri. Jan. 27

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

7-10pm Fri. Jan. 27

Live Music: 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”!

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 27

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

8pm Fri. Jan. 27

Live Music: Elizabeth Ghandour + Jerrika Mighelle

Elizabeth Ghandour is a singer/songwriter based out of the Her main project is called Elizabeth Ghandour & The Heighburners, which plays mostly originals in the Americana/Folk genre. In Jerrika Mighelle's new released solo album debut, Eau Claire artist Jerrika Mighelle reflects on self discovery, love, loss, and life’s big questions.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Fri. Jan. 27

Live Music: Brett Wiscons

Brett Wiscons was born in Chicago and raised in Plymouth, IN on a unique mélange of music ranging from vocal powerhouses Sade and Edwin McCain to rock bands Pearl Jam, the Eagles, and Hootie & the Blowfish. Within these influences, listeners will find his musical marriage – jangly pop, a dash of soul, and moody acoustics – creates a sound all his own.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8-11pm Fri. Jan. 27

Jerrika Mighelle: "Like the Sea Album" Release Show

Jerrika has spent the last year and a half honing her songs at local live shows and open mics, crafting her debut album "Like the Sea". In her debut, she reflects on existence, love, loss, and life’s big questions. “Like The Sea” is a way forward, a distant guiding light cutting through life’s murkiest depths.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

9-11pm Fri. Jan. 27

Gallery Fridays: Sue Orfield & Friends

The Sue Orfield Band performs original music that spans many genres from blues, rock and funk to jazz and bluegrass with a little ethnic vibe thrown in. Their music grooves with high energy and unexpected improvisations. Their melodies will sometimes amuse you and often move you.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Cover

9pm Fri. Jan. 27

DJ Set: BMoen

BMoen is a drummer/recordist/producer primarily known for his work with Peter Wolf Crier, Laarks, Amateur Love, and the Shouting Matches. He will be spinning a smattering of selections from his LP library in themed sets, including jazz, gospel, soul, blues, and folk, along with some artful modern indie.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Jan. 28th, 2017

8:30am Sat. Jan. 28

18th Annual Locopalooza Show Choir Competition

Features 16 talented teams from the Upper Midwest. Hosted at Altoona High School. Preliminary competition begins at 8:30am, and the finalists go on at 7pm.

Altoona High School 711 7th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $12 for preliminaries; $12 to attend finals; $16 all day pass

Age: All Ages

2-5pm Sat. Jan. 28

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra Presents: Family and Friends Concert

ECCO's annual free family concert. Maestro Frank A. Watkins conducts as local educator Wanda Miller narrates Ann Hayes romp "Meet the Orchestra" and introduces the audience to the musical instruments. Event includes a musical instrument "petting zoo", crafts, refreshments and music by Mozart and Haydn.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Jan. 28

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

5:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

6pm-1am Sat. Jan. 28

Sawdust City Limits #2

Sawdust City Limits is a one-day music festival designed to showcase the quality and variety of Eau Claire's dynamic music scene – this time, featuring eight of Eau Claire's finest original acts: Evergreen Grass Band, Kalispell, The Heart Pills, FM Down, Two Castles, D. Janakey, Wayward, and Filthy Sweet. There's punk, folk, rock, electronic, pop, metal, hip hop, country, bluegrass and everything blended in between – and each artist is giving away a couple free downloads of their tracks to attendees. Your first domestic tap, rail, or soda is free.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Jan. 28

Live Music: 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, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

UWEC Cabaret: Unboxed

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Jan. 28

Live Music: Chris Schumacher

Chris Schumacher of Cap'n Seabeard brings his solo acoustic style to Caffe TEMPO.

Caffe TEMPO 315 East Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $2 cover

Age: 13+

7:30-9pm Sat. Jan. 28

Brass Barn Polka Band

Securely holding down the polka scene in the Twin Cities, The Brass Barn Polka Band brings together jazz artists, a jazz composer, classical performers, and a composer for the modern concert hall, the band serves as a meeting point for the cultural backgrounds of all of its members.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6

Age: All Ages

Monday, Jan. 30th, 2017

8-11pm Mon. Jan. 30

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, Jan. 31st, 2017

9pm Tue. Jan. 31

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, Feb. 2nd, 2017

6-8pm Thu. Feb. 2

Winter After Hours: February 2nd

It's about that time to get out and have some outdoor winter fun. Activities vary from ice skating, snowshoeing, winter Kubb, and snow sculptures. Ice Skate and shoe rentals are available at the park. Also, if you need a place to warm up, there's a fire pit to hang out around as well as a warming house. Don't forget about the hot chocolate, tea, and coffee, and music.

Boyd Park 1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Thu. Feb. 2

Live Music: Mid Air + Fox and Swallow

Mid Air is a husband and wife team that met in Eau Claire. They've toured and appeared on college radio stations across the Midwest. Fox and Swallow are a folk band fused in harmony and vocal grunge. Their music consists of acoustic guitars, twangy banjos, flowing accordions, mellow mandolins, crazy cajons, and bubbly bass.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Feb. 2

Buffalo Fuzz

Toothy grit, hard lines, and heavy riffs, Buffalo Fuzz is a two piece heavy blues band from Minneapolis. Their music contains hard-hitting distortion and fuzz that packs a huge amount of punch into each song they write.

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

Cost: FREE

Friday, Feb. 3rd, 2017

7pm Fri. Feb. 3

Live Music: Brian Bethke

Brian has been playing guitar and writing songs since he was 13 years old. Bethke is currently working on his first Official Studio album and has shared the stage with Jesse Lang, Jordis Unga, The Gin Blossoms, Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root, The Bodeans and many more.

Acoustic Cafe, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Feb. 4th, 2017

7:30am-11pm Sat. Feb. 4

Eau Claire Memorial Winterfest Show Choir Competition

This event, hosted by the Memorial High School Booster Club features 20 show choirs from across Wisconsin and Minnesota. These talented high school choir students will take you on a journey of song and dance as they compete for many awards.

Memorial High School 2225 Keith St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 daytime competition or evening finals; $15 all day and night. students 12 and under half price

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Feb. 4

Dinner Jazz: Trio is Pedali

Trio is Pedali plays a mix of jazz standards along with revamped versions of modern songs from bands like Radiohead, St. Vincent, and Halloween, Alaska. Trio is Pedali is Paul Brandt (keyboard), Eric Thompson (bass), and Colin Carey (drums).

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

7pm Sat. Feb. 4

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, Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Feb. 4

Throw Down My Heart: Bri Murphy EP Release Show

Eau Claire native Bri Murphy has spent the last five years in Nashville, Tennessee honing her songwriting craft and sharing stages as a fiddle player with the likes of Chris Stapleton, Tanya Tucker, and Kelly Clarkson. In October 2016 she released her first solo record, a collection of six all-original songs produced by Eli Beaird. She returns to share her rootsy, Americana sound with her hometown.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-9pm Sat. Feb. 4

Pushing Chain "Folky Tonk" music

Pushing Chain has been performing together in various manifestations since 1997, plays Folky-Tonk music featuring a guitarist and fiddler. Pushing Chain believes in strong harmonies, kazoos, and sad songs.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6

Age: All Ages

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