Eaux Claires 2017: The Grounds

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photos by Lee Butterworth, Luong Huynh

Crafted by creative director Michael Brown, the 2017 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (June 16 & 17) set out to be a unique experience for fest goers. It mixed a diverse lineup of music with ambitious art installations, striking stages, and a beautiful natural setting next to the Chippewa River.

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Eaux Claires 2017: The Music

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photos by Lee Butterworth, Luong Huynh

With multiple stages and a diverse lineup of performers hand-picked by festival curators Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) and Aaron Dessner (The National), the 2017 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (June 16 & 17) provided two days of fantastic live music ...

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Eaux Claires 2017: The People

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photos by Lee Butterworth, Luong Huynh

Tens of thousands people showed up for the 2017 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival (June 16 & 17). Attracted by the diverse lineup; headliner shows from Chance the Rapper, Wilco, Paul Simon, and the all-star John Prine tribute; and the promise of ...

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Prex Claires 2017

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photos by Shane Newman

Revving up for Eaux Claires 2017, Blugold Radio 99.9, Downtown Eau Claire Inc., Volume One, and The Brewing Projekt presented "Prex Claires" – a mini music festival with multiple live performances throughout downtown Eau Claire on Thursday, June 15 ...

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OXBEAUX 2017

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photos by Luong Huynh

On Thursday, June 15 – on the eve of the 2017 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival – The Oxbow Hotel in downtown Eau Claire shut down a block of Galloway Street to stage their OXBEAUX concert, featuring the Shouting Matches, Field Report, Dem Yuut, and Idle Empress.

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Blue Ox Music Festival 2017

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photos by Mike O'Brien

The third annual installment of the Blue Ox Music Festival celebrated the best of bluegrass, roots, and Americana music right outside of Eau Claire, June 8–10.

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Blue Ox Festival Pre-Party

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photos by Mike O'Brien

On Thursday, May 18th a special evening with the music of Blue Ox Music Festival took place at The Lismore Hotel. Featuring Sam Bush, Pert Near Sandstone, Dead Horses, and Them Coulee Boys.

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Pit Wagon CD Release @The Venue

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photos by Mike O'Brien

On Saturday, May 20 Pit Wagon's vinyl release show with spoken word from Mike Danielson and tunes from Zach Hoff took place at The Venue. Ben Lester and Mike Noyce, who played some tracks on the record, were also sitting in.

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Gallery Friday: The Dust of Men + Reservoir

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photos by Shane Newman

The Dust of Men performed at The Oxbow Hotel on Friday, May 19 with opener Reservoir. The Dust of Men is a local 5-piece band, returning after a nearly two-year hiatus to revisit the songs from their first album, What the Morning Shows.

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Rogue Valley @Pine Hollow

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photos by Lee Butterworth

Rogue Valley, with special guests, Waldemar, performed at Pine Hollow Studio in outside of Menomonie on Friday, April 28.

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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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