Saturday, Feb. 24th, 2018

10am-1pm Sat. Feb. 24

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Nick Seeger

Seeger, a staple in the Eau Claire bluegrass scene, will play a mix of fiddle tunes, celtic, and some originals with fiddle and square neck guitar. Stop in for midwestern brunch classics as well as original and classic morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3-5pm Sat. Feb. 24

Pub Sing

The popular Twin Cities pub sings come to Menomonie. Folks bring their songs to share, and everyone joins in on the chorus. Songs of work, love, nature, drinking, community, inspiration and more. You can lead a song or sing along. No songbooks/sheets, and all songs a capella.

The Duke and Dagger 120 6th Avenue West, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Feb. 24

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

7-9:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

Dan Newton's Cafe Accordion Orchestra

This group performs an eclectic mix full of French flare, Latin heat and Bohemian attitude. Their music is injected with good humor and expressive abandon.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $20 Reserved, $23 At the Door (Availability not guaranteed)

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Feb. 24

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: Guest Artist Dick Oatts

Iowa-born Dick Oatts is widely considered among the truly great alto saxophone players working today. His credits include playing with such titans as Mel Lewis, Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer, Tito Puente, Sara Vaughn, Mel Torme, and so many more.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Advance; $20 Day of Show; $5 Student; Buy Tickets

7:30-9pm Sat. Feb. 24

Tom Chapin

In a career that spans five decades, 24 albums and three Grammy awards, Hudson Valley Troubadour Tom Chapin has covered an incredible amount of creative ground. In addition to his work as a recording artist and concert performer, Chapin has acted on Broadway, as well as working in films, television and radio.

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

Cost: Reserved Seating (up to 4 rows): $27/seat. General Admission: $21 adults, $19 seniors, $15 youth

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Feb. 25th, 2018

2pm Sun. Feb. 25

University Symphony Orchestra

A sixty member student ensemble performing the symphonic repertoire of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Under the direction of Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the ensemble presents on-campus concerts, tours, performs with choirs, and accompanies a fully-staged opera or musical once per year.

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

Cost: $7 GA, $5 seniors/youth, $2 UWEC students/staff,

5-9pm Sun. Feb. 25

AHS Music Booster Valentines Dinner & Silent Auction

Enjoy a catered meal, cocktails, a silent auction, and entertainment by Locomotion, the Altoona High School Show Choir. Also featuring Brass Rails, up-and-coming Locomotion stars of the future. Meal options include beef, chicken, or vegetarian.

River Prairie Center 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: $40 (meals must be ordered by 2/15)

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Sun. Feb. 25

Phil Vassar

Phil Vassar is as driven today as he was when he first left his Lynchburg, Virginia home to pursue - and realize - his dream of making his mark in entertainment. A career that has seen the release of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year and countless hits as a singer and songwriter. Jim Hayes will open for Phil Vassar.

Eau Claire Regional Arts Center 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $30 | $35

Age: All Ages

Monday, Feb. 26th, 2018

7-10pm Mon. Feb. 26

Monday Jazz Sessions

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty for a 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 at 9pm.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Feb. 27th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Feb. 27

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

7-9pm Tue. Feb. 27

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).

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

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

9pm Tue. Feb. 27

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, Feb. 28th, 2018

7-9pm Wed. Feb. 28

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

7:30pm Wed. Feb. 28

UWEC Artists Series - Eighth Blackbird

Eighth Blackbird is a contemporary classical ensemble quickly earning brand-name status. The Chicago-based group is known for visual stage shows that employ choreography and collaboration with theater artists, along with elaborate lighting designs and even occasional puppetry artists

UWEC Schofield Auditorium 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $17 GA, $15 for UW system faculty/staff age 62+, $7 for UW System student or under age 17, $3.50 for student tickets in advance

Thursday, Mar. 1st, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Mar. 1

Stand in the Light Choir Rehearsals

People in the early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers come together to share their love of music.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Age: Adults

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Mar. 1

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

6:30pm Thu. Mar. 1

Decadent Cabaret 39: Thursday Night

The Decadent Cabaret returns for its 39th iteration with some big changes. Each of three days will feature art installations by Artisan Forge, and performance by the Torch Sisters. Thursday night features music by Wayward, Chamber Noise, Orenda Fugue, The Lie, John Buxton Experience, Squatting Walnut, Robin Mink, & Typecats.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 wristband to attend all three days

Age: Ages 18+

7pm Thu. Mar. 1

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

Age: All Ages

Friday, Mar. 2nd, 2018

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

Live Music: Cory & Julie

A husband/wife duo who enjoys playing hits from across the decades and genres. Their harmonizing vocals coupled with keyboard and guitar put a new twist on some great hits. With over 25 years in the music industry, this live - variety duo who keeps fun at the forefront.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages with parent

6pm Fri. Mar. 2

Decadent Cabaret 39: Friday Night

The Decadent Cabaret returns for its 39th iteration with some big changes. Each of three days will feature art installations by Artisan Forge, and performance by the Torch Sisters. Friday night features music by AM Up, Beercan Pentagram, Filthy Sweet, Arms Aloft, Idle Empress, The Jaggernauts, Jim Pullman Band, picard, Pit Wagon, Yam Cannon, and Irie Sol.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 wristband to attend all three days

Age: Ages 18+

7pm Fri. Mar. 2

Live Music: Quasimofo

A power jazz trio plays all original music of all styles of jazz with Blues, R&B, Gospel and Classical influences along with a punk intensity of playing, jacked up jazz as they say.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Mar. 2

Live Music: Jessica Manning

An alternative-R&B artist born in Stockholm, Sweden & raised in Minneapolis. She draws influence from pop, soul, and electronic music by artists such as Frank Ocean, Little Dragon, and Kevin Garrett. Her sound incorporates electronic drums and synthesizers to create an atmosphere that her soulful melodies, rich vocals, and thoughtful lyrics soar high above.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Saturday, Mar. 3rd, 2018

3pm Sat. Mar. 3

Decadent Cabaret 39: Saturday Night

The Decadent Cabaret returns for its 39th iteration with some big changes. Each of three days will feature art installations by Artisan Forge, and performance by the Torch Sisters. Saturday night features music by Skully Jones, Twisted Rhythm, Paint Dry, Contingency, Not Picard, Lizzy Diane, Ronald Raygun, Screemo, FM Down, Venison, Drunk Drivers, Giants of Midgard, DiYDaisy, Fathom, and Distant Friends.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10/day, $25 wristband to attend all three days

Age: Ages 18+

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

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7pm Sat. Mar. 3

Live Music: Cattail Moon

This acoustic musical group plays an astounding number of instruments including: guitars, mandolins, fiddles, banjos, ukulele, bodhrans, accordion, bouzouki, bagpipes, pennywhistle, and assorted percussion items. They play fresh takes on classic rock songs, Irish Ballads and several country songs

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Mar. 3

Elder Blue Jay - Thomas Zachary at Caffe Tempo

Premier Blue's Man Thomas "Elder Blue Jay" Zachary makes his first very anticipated appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Mar. 3

Elder Blue Jay - Thomas Zachary at Caffe Tempo

Premier Blue's Man Thomas "Elder Blue Jay" Zachary makes his first very anticipated appearance at Caffe Tempo.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Mar. 3

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: Landscape Lullabies

Enjoy a repertoire inspired by the Chippewa Valley's natural beauty, featuring Smetana's "The Moldau" and Dvorak's Symphony No. 7

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $28 Adult, $25 Senior, $20 Non-student under age 40, $7 Youth/Student

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Mar. 3

Live Music: 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

Sunday, Mar. 4th, 2018

10am-1pm Sun. Mar. 4

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Shane Leonard

In addition to his evening jazz sets at The Lakely, check out Shane's brunch sets featuring American folk music, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Mar. 4

10th Anniversary CVASing Concert

Tickets available at the door or from CVASing members. All concert proceeds go to benefit Feed My People Food Bank.

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

Cost: $10

7-8:30pm Sun. Mar. 4

10th Anniversary CVASing Concert

Tickets available at the door or from CVASing members. All concert proceeds go to benefit Feed My People Food Bank.

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

Cost: $10

Monday, Mar. 5th, 2018

7-10pm Mon. Mar. 5

Monday Jazz Sessions

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty for a 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 at 9pm.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Mar. 6th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Mar. 6

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

7-9pm Tue. Mar. 6

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).

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

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

9pm Tue. Mar. 6

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, Mar. 7th, 2018

7pm Wed. Mar. 7

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original. The duo approaches the repertoire with respect for tradition, coupled with a drive to innovate.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Thursday, Mar. 8th, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Mar. 8

Stand in the Light Choir Rehearsals

People in the early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers come together to share their love of music.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Age: Adults

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

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

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. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Mar. 8

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Boat Patrol

Boat Patrol began creating music in the Fall of 2017 in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Built on an improvisational base, the trio uses a trove of influences and techniques from genres ranging from bluegrass to avant-garde jazz to create extensive musical landscapes and textures.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Mar. 8

Solo Instrumental Guitarist

Bunnyteeth is an odd American guitar composer and performer in the Minneapolis guitar scene. His compositions are fired by chaos and formed by a technical bias constantly striving for consistency and stability. Come get a coffee and a good time.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Thu. Mar. 8

Bunnyteeth at Caffe Tempo

Bunnyteeth in the form of "Jeff Lenoch" come to Tempo tonight after braving I94 to get here from The Cities. An interesting mix of music and commentary tonight.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Thu. Mar. 8

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. You name the instrument - guitar, trumpet, banjo, ukulele. Welcomes performers of all kinds.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Mar. 9th, 2018

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

Live Music: joe g.

joe g. combines Americana, folk, and pop musical styling with raw, personal lyrics that he hopes resonates with a broad audience. His originals focus on everything from love to pain, joy to sadness.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with Parent

7pm Fri. Mar. 9

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Davey J and Friends

Davey J is familiar to the region as bandleader for the former band leader for the Minneapolis based Jones Tones. In newer musical combos lead by Davey J, you can still hear a full range of sound with influences from blues, rock & roll, reggae, Sun Records style country, and urban folk.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Mar. 9

Live Music: Thompson Springs

Thompson's Spring's newest EP, Fond Regards, was recorded to analog tape in Madison, WI in 2017. The hazy sounding EP features Pat Sansone (Wilco, Autumn Defense), frequent collaborator Rob Laakso (Kurt Vile and the Violators), and Sydney friend Maia Marsh.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm Fri. Mar. 9

Punk Show at the Plus

All ages punk show at the Plus featuring New Rocket Union (Garage punk from MSP), LOi!L Pride (ec Oi!/Street Punk), and special guests.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: Cover charge tba

Age: All