Buddy Guy @The State Theatre

For almost 50 years, Buddy Guy has performed flamboyant live concerts of energetic blues and blues rock, predating the 1960s blues rockers. As a musician, he had a fundamental impact on the blues and rock n' roll, influencing a new ...

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John Raymond & The Roots Trio

The John Raymond & The Roots Trio performed on Friday, September 12 on the back stage of the State Theater. Their repertoire includes a combination of American folk songs, renditions on classic hymns, select indie-rock covers as well as unique, dec

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Sayth Tape Release

On Friday, August 15 Sayth celebrated the release of his new tape at the Volume One Gallery. Sayth is up-and-coming local rapper Eric Wells who featured originals and remixes from his debut EP, Bad Habitat.

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7th Annual Blues on the Chippewa

Each year numerous musicians and music lovers from all over the country gather in Durand's Memorial Park for the Annual Blues on the Chippewa. Blues on the Chippewa provides supplemental funding for the Pepin County Food Pantry & Brent Titus Music f

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Rock Fest 2014

Rock Fest 2014 ran July 16-20 over in Cadott. Amongst this year's performers fans heard Live, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith, P.O.D., Stone Sour, and Rob Zombie (all shown here).

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Country Jam 2014

The 25th annual Country Jam music festival took place July 17-19, just outside Eau Claire. Photos are from July 17 and 18, with headliners The Band Perry, Jake Owen, Jennifer Nettles, and Dierks Bentley.

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Gillian Welch @The State Theatre

Gillian Welch is an American singer-songwriter performing with her musical partner, guitarist David Rawlings. Their sparse and dark musical style, which combines elements of Appalachian music, Bluegrass, and Americana, is described by The New Yorker

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Country Fest 2014

Check out some of the fans and superstars seen at Country Fest 2014 out in Cadott. Wis. Photos are from Thursday, June 26 with headliner Blake Shelton and Sunday, June 29 with headliner Florida-Georgia Line.

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Heart of the Heart (EP Release Show)

On Friday, June 20 Heart Of The Heart celebrated the release of their first EP "Seven of Hearts" at the Volume One Gallery. Heart Of The Heart features Eau Claire music veterans Jonathon Seeley, Adam Thoms and Alyssa Rieper playing alternative rock a

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Dames CD release show

Dames is Dan Boetcher, James Ignacio and Evan Middlesworth. Formed in 2009 by Dan and James, Dames has been entertaining audiences in the Chippewa Valley with their arrangements of folk songs from today and yesterday as well as a number of songs writ

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The Summer Set + The Millenium

On Friday, May 2 The Summer Set and special guest, The Millenium, performed at the Davis Center at UWEC. The Summer Set is a pop-rock quintet from Scottsdale, Arizona. The band's jams have been heard on major television shows ...

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S. Carey + White Hinterland

On Saturday, April 26 Sean Carey, best known as the drummer and supporting vocalist of Bon Iver, performed at Schofield Auditorium. Sean's 2010 album "All We Grow" and 2012's "Hoyas EP" have been met with critical acclaim, featuring layers of war

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The 40th Annual Viennese Ball

The 40th annual Viennese Ball took place on April 11th & 12th at the W.R. Davies Student Center. The Viennese Ball is a formal event recalling the romance and elegance of 19th-century Vienna, Austria. The event is presented in duplicate each evening

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A Conversation with S. Carey

On Wednesday, April 2 Sean Carey (of S. Carey) joined us in the Local Store gallery for a chance to hear tracks off of his upcoming release, Range of Light. Carey is also known for his drumming in the Grammy-winning band, Bon Iver.

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Decadent Cabaret 2014

2014's Decadent Cabaret went down at the Eau Claire House of Rock, March 6–8, featuring an armada of local bands doing fantastic cover sets. This year, the event also featured a visit from The Buddy Revelles.

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Valentine's Day Jazz Jam

On Friday, February 14 this annual big band dance was put on by the Chi-Hi Jazz Department of the Chippewa Falls Senior High School as a fundraiser for the Chippewa Falls Music Association. The dance featured classic and modern big band music with the Chi-Hi student and alumni jazz ensembles as well as soloist Christine Hitt, a MAXJAZZ recording artist. The event will also be the premiere performance for the CFHS Polka Band.

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Swallows in Menomonie

Swallows is an Americana/rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota that was formed in 2008 by former Thinland bandmates Jeff Crandall and Aaron Kerr, Tyson Allison (The Sleeper Pins, Gliss) and guitarist Frank Spencer. Photos are from their ...

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Volcano Choir + Adelyn Rose

Volcano Choir — one of several recent musical collaborations for Justin Vernon, also frontman for the Grammy-Award-winning group Bon Iver and a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire alumnus — performed at UW-Eau Claire on Saturday, October 19. The show

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Resonant Rogues

This Asheville, NC- based band plays old fashioned originals influenced by all sorts of traditional music - Gypsy & Hot Jazz, Swing, Old-Time & Americana, and Eastern European Music. This performance was on Friday, August 30 at Raw Deal.

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Arrowstar @The Volume One Gallery

Arrowstar is one of Eau Claire's newest indie-folk-rock bands, featuring locals Simon Adler, Paul Brandt, Davy Sumner, and Andy Hofer. The special V1 performance on Friday, August 2 was one of the only times the band will perform Adler's newest batc

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Claytown @The V1 Gallery

Featuring original compositions by Clayton Brice (Whale House), John Timmers, and Ryan “One Take” Verdon, Claytown brings together a collaboration of talented musicians. This performance took place on Friday, June 21 at the Volume One Gallery.

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Sounds Like Summer (June 6, 2013)

The very first Sounds Like Summer Concert Series concert of 2013 when down on Thursday, June 6 – down in Phoenix Park in downtown Eau Claire, of course. Billy Krause opened it up with a pre-show set, followed by The Jim Pullman Band and ...

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Taiko Drum Ensemble: Mu Daiko

Mu Daiko performs a variety of traditional and contemporary works, ranging from traditional taiko repertoire to original pieces composed by its members. The group regularly premieres new work at its annual performances, continuing to stretch the boun

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Wynonna & The Big Noise

Wynonna’s career has always revolved around telling stories, often by using her rich, commanding voice to sing one of her countless hits. In her latest venture, the 28 year music veteran, Wynonna has created an entirely new high energy show with her

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Belle Amour

On Thursday, April 4 Belle Amour performed a mix of American 20s and 30s jazz standards at the Mabel Tainter Theater in Menomonie. The band is anchored by the very talented husband and wife duo of Jason and Katie Craft.

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Beacon James (CD Release Show!)

Local folk'n roll band Beacon James has been on the scene for a few years now. Melodic lines and intricate harmonies, you'll have their original songs stuck in your head for days. They released their debut CD on Saturday, March 30 at the Acoustic Cafe in Eau Claire.

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U-Ghana Rock

On Friday, March 15 Laarks, Adelyn Rose and River Dames, along with other high school and local bands participated in an event called "U-Ghana Rock." All money raised- tickets, t-shirts and concessions sales- were donated directly to a women's and

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Decadent Cabaret 2013: Saturday Night

The Eau Claire House of Rock hosted the city's largest local music festival, Decadent Cabaret 2013, across February 28, March 1, and March 2 – with area artists and bands doing cover sets on all three nights. These shots are from Saturday, March

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Decadent Cabaret 2013: Friday Night

The Eau Claire House of Rock hosted the city's largest local music festival, Decadent Cabaret 2013, across February 28, March 1, and March 2 – with area artists and bands doing cover sets on all three nights. These shots are from Friday, March 1.

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Nuthin' But Cash 2013

The 2nd annual "Nuthin' But Cash" featuring over 25 area musicians performing their renditions of Johnny Cash, June Carter Cash, and Roseann Cash songs to benefit the non-profit organization Blues on the Chippewa took place on Sunday, February 17 at

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