The Shillelagh Lads – St. Patty's Day 2017

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photos by Shane Newman

On Friday, March 17 Eau Claire's favorite pub band, The Shillelagh Lads, was back with whimsical dialogue, crowd interplay, robust sing-alongs, and of course, dance tunes – all at The Plus on St. Patrick's Day.

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Gaelic Storm @The State

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photos by Jason Connelly

Gaelic Storm returned to State Theatre on Wednesday, March 15, delivering the foot-stomping, eclectic mix of tunes that has established the band as one of world music's premier live acts.

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JE Sunde Album Release @The Oxbow

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photos by Kelsey Smith

J.E. Sunde is the solo project of Jonathan Sunde. Before striking out on his own, Jon spent years making beautifully unusual music with The Daredevil Christopher Wright. On March, 3rd 2017 he released ...

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Marcia Ball @The Lakely

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photos by Mike O'Brien

At The Lakely in downtown Eau Claire on Sunday night, March 5, Chef Nathan Berg prepared aa five-course dinner to pair with nationally-touring sensation Marcia Ball and her band ...

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Decadent Cabaret 2017 (Saturday)

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photos by Kelsey Smith

The Eau Claire House of Rock hosted the city's largest celebration of local musicians, Decadent Cabaret 2017 (the 38th annual installment), across March 2, 3, and 4 ...

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Seasaw + LASKA @The Lakely

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photos by Luong Huynh

The Oxbow Hotel and The Lakely played host to Seasaw and LASKA on Thursday night, Feb. 9. Seasaw is a folk pop band from Madison, while local favorite LASKA is a sister trio out of Eau Claire.

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The Pines @The Oxbow

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photos by Luong Huynh

Minneapolis-based band (by way of Moonrise, Iowa) The Pines played a set at The Oxbow Hotel in downtown Eau Claire on Friday night, January 6.

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JE Sunde + Kalispell @The Oxbow

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photos by Luong Huynh

J.E. Sunde is the stage name of Jon Sunde, founding member of seminal Eau Claire band The Daredevil Christopher Wright. Kalispell's (Shane Leonard) newest album explores jazz and minimalist ideas while keeping with Paul Simon-infused songwriting sensibilities. The two played ...

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Poliça + Stargaze @Schofield Hall

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photos by Luong Huynh

On Saturday, Nov. 19, UW-Eau Claire's Schofield Hall hosted Music for the Long Emergency – a collaboration between Berlin-based chamber ensemble Stargaze and Minneapolis-based electro-pop outfit Poliça.

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Sawdust City Limits 2016

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photos by Lee Butterworth

Sawdust City Limits is a new one-day music festival designed to showcase the strength and variety of Eau Claire's music scene ...

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The Staves @Pine Hollow

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photos by Luong Huynh

On Sunday, November 6, English folk rock trio The Staves performed an intimate show at the Pine Hollow recording studio outside of Eau Claire.

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The Standup Getdown 4

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photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Standup Getdown returned to The Eau Claire House of Rock for its fourth installment on Saturday night, October 15 ...

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Haley Bonar Backstage at The State Theatre

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photos by Luong Huynh

On Saturday evening, Sept. 24, Minnesota songstress Haley Bonar played a special show backstage at The State Theatre in downtown Eau Claire with local group Waldemar opening things up.

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"1964" - Beatles Tribute Band @The State Theatre

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photos by Timothy Mather

On Saturday (Sept. 17), "1964" – a Beatles tribute band – performed at The State Theatre in downtown Eau Claire. Rolling Stone Magazine called 1964 the "Best Beatles tribute on earth." The group recreates ...

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