Wednesday, Nov. 22nd, 2017

5:30pm Wed. Nov. 22

Stage Fright 8 - A Tribute to The Last Waltz

A recreation of the 1976 concert film "The Last Waltz" hosted by the Rhythm Posse and other local musicians filling the parts of iconic 70s starts like Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, neil Young, Joni Mitchel, Van Morrison and more. New this year there will be a dinner show and a late show. Dinner is buffet style and small plates can be bought at the late show. Proceeds benefit the Community Table.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 210 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for Early Show & Dinner; $10 for Late Show

7-9pm Wed. Nov. 22

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

7-11pm Wed. Nov. 22

Weekly Wednesday Open Stage

Greg brings acoustic and electric guitars and amps, bass and drums, keyboard, and quite a few mics. Most of the people who attend are musicians. You can bring your own act or cast about among the audience and form an impromptu jam. Test out your new act.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Wed. Nov. 22

Stage Fright 8 - A Tribute to The Last Waltz

A recreation of the 1976 concert film "The Last Waltz" hosted by the Rhythm Posse and other local musicians filling the parts of iconic 70s starts like Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, neil Young, Joni Mitchel, Van Morrison and more. New this year there will be a dinner show and a late show. Dinner is buffet style and small plates can be bought at the late show. Proceeds benefit the Community Table.

The Metro (formerly The Boys and Girls Club) 210 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 for Early Show & Dinner; $10 for Late Show

Friday, Nov. 24th, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Nov. 24

Dinner Jazz: 58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Nov. 24

Jingle Jams: The Nunnery

The layers of The Nunnery’s voice build into a chorus; each performance is a calm, meditative experience, combining music + art with an audience. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Nov. 24

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: Girl Band

Jen Hazen of Davy J and Friends, Jenny and the Jets, Milk and Whiskey and Weapons of Brass Destruction teams up with three amazing women in a new collaboration: Sultry Kai Ulrica of Wolves at the Door and RavenWolf, Flutist Julie Majkowski of The Chippewa Valley Flute Ensemble, Guitarist and bass player Kori Riesenweber of Beacon James.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Nov. 24

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

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

Cost: FREE

8-10pm Fri. Nov. 24

Gallery Friday: An Evening with Sarah Krueger

Sarah plays a mix of folk, rock, soul, Americana, and whatever else you want to call it. This batch of songs are three years worth of finding light in our most human moments, noticing the brightness before we were tainted and tired, and believing in the luster that shows itself when we are most alive.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7 Admission

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Nov. 24

Vinyl Nights: DJ JTron

Local Jeff Reuter brings his massive vinyl set up to share on The Lakely stage. Enjoy craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, and create your own sharable feast of premium meats, cheeses, pickled vegetables, proteins, sauces, crackers and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Nov. 25th, 2017

10am-1pm Sat. Nov. 25

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. Stop by for midwestern brunch classics and classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Nov. 25

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. Nov. 25

Jingle Jams: Jerrika Mighelle

A Jerrika Mighelle show is not just about her music as she also provides an authentic experience through her style of honest, playful, and lighthearted banter that makes you feel that you are old friends. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Nov. 25

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is an 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 (with an occasional poem by Wisconsin poet laureate Garland thrown in).

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Nov. 25

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

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

Cost: FREE

7:30-10pm Sat. Nov. 25

Lorie Line & Her Pop Chamber Orchestra King of Kings

Lorie Line returns and brings her traditional Christmas show to Eau Claire, which is perfect for the family. Lorie will be bringing her world-class Pop Chamber Orchestra and a featured guest vocalist. And Santa always shows up at a Lorie Line show.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $49 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Nov. 25

Late Jazz: 58 Belvedere

58 Belvedere is a trio performing original compositions by Dean Granros (guitar) and group improvisation. The raw edge of Granros' guitar combined with the extraordinary drum and bass team of Dave Power and Pat Keen provides a new and unfiltered take on the idea of the jazz power trio.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Nov. 26th, 2017

10am-1pm Sun. Nov. 26

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. Stop by for midwestern brunch classics and classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

2-3:30pm Sun. Nov. 26

Northwinds British Brass Band - Holiday Concert

The Northwinds British Brass Band Holiday Concert will feature festive and joyous music of the season. This year’s concert will cover a wide range of styles from rock, jazz, pop, and orchestral fanfares to lullabies, and hymn tunes. 

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

Cost: Adult - $9, Senior - $8, Youth (under the age of 18) FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Nov. 27th, 2017

7-10pm Mon. Nov. 27

Monday Jazz Sessions hosted by Michael Shults and Jeremy Boettcher

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 Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Mon. Nov. 27

UWEC University Band

The University Band, under the direction of Dr. Randal Dickerson, is open to all UW-Eau Claire students regardless of major. The band is comprised of talented musicians from many academic disciplines as well as music majors, some of whom choose to perform on a secondary instrument.

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

Cost: $4-6

Tuesday, Nov. 28th, 2017

1-3pm Tue. Nov. 28

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Nov. 28

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

7:30pm Tue. Nov. 28

UWEC Artists Series - Me La Amargates Tú

Me La Amargates Tú is an ensemble of multinational talent, with a mission of presenting the unique musical styles of the Jewish Sephardic music and Spanish sounds of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. The melodies bring influences from Spanish, Turkish, Arabic and Balkan music, and tell the stories of everyday life with power and emotion.

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

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Nov. 28

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Jeff White hosts a quality live musician gathering in a friendly saloon environment, every Tuesday night. Made for the music lover in everyone, the bar and grill boasts American fare with a country twist and robust atmosphere. Sign-up at 8pm.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Nov. 28

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, Nov. 29th, 2017

7-11pm Wed. Nov. 29

Weekly Wednesday Open Stage

Greg brings acoustic and electric guitars and amps, bass and drums, keyboard, and quite a few mics. Most of the people who attend are musicians. You can bring your own act or cast about among the audience and form an impromptu jam. Test out your new act.

Sammy's Pizza 2812 London Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Thursday, Nov. 30th, 2017

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

Dinner Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher

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.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

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

Two Rivers at the Foster Cheese Haus

Sue Orfield (sax & piano), Randy Sinz (guitar, bass & vocals), and Gregg Wheeler (guitar, harmonica & vocals) provide the tunes while The Foster Cheese Haus provides the beer, wine, and wood fired pizza.

Foster Cheese Haus E10934 County Hwy HH, Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45-8pm Thu. Nov. 30

Eau Claire Jazz Jam

A monthly, guided jam session led by one of Eau Claire’s top jazz musicians, Paul Brandt. Students of all abilities are welcome to attend and participate. Get your musical questions answered, make new friends, and taking your playing to the next level.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5, free for ECMS students

Age: 13+

7pm Thu. Nov. 30

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Forward Brass Band

What started as a small gathering of friends that wanted to play lively music turned into a band that has played for crowds all around Wisconsin and Minnesota. Forward Brass is a student led group that rehearses on the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire campus and arranges the music they play.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Dec. 1st, 2017

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

Dinner Jazz: Amethyst 2

Amethyst 2 focuses on the longstanding tradition of improvisation, using songs that range from originals to classic rock and jazz standards as catalysts for spontaneous musical interaction. The duo, with guitarist Park Evans, has performed with locally and regionally renown bands such as High & Mighty, New Primitives, and Bookhouse Trio.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 1

Jingle Jams: Billy Krause

Join Billy Krause in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series. Join them in the Volume One gallery as part of our annual Jingle Jams series.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Dec. 1

Jingle Jams at the Local Store

A FREE, seasonal local music series in the Volume One Gallery. Watch the show, shop the store, or just hang out and celebrate the holidays. Show starts at 7pm, free, all ages. Check online for more up to date band lists.

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 Fri. Dec. 1

Eau Claire Male Chorus Christmas Concert

The Eau Claire Male Chorus presents "A Caroling Season". Regis High School Choir will also perform. Tickets are available at Festival Foods, or call.

Lake Street United Methodist Church Corner of Lake Street & Fourth Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Adult Tickets: $10 Advance, $12 At The Door Under Age 18 FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Fri. Dec. 1

A Motown Christmas

Stars The Motown Experience, a world-class vocal group assembled from past and present members of The Temptations, The Miracles and The Capitols. Includes all of the classic Motown Hits combined with many of your seasonal favorites, performed in that memorable, soulful Motown Style.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $44-54 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 1

UWEC Jazz Ensemble I

The Grammy award nominated jazz study program will hold an ensemble concert.

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

Cost: $7 GA; $2 for UWEC faculty staff/students; $5 Senior/Youth/Other college

8-10pm Fri. Dec. 1

Gallery Friday: Orchid Eaton + Candid Kid

Orchid Eaton is a Minneapolis/Eau Claire basement pop amalgamation of Matt Leavitt (EMOT, Moon & Pollution) & Brian Moen (Peter Wolf Crier, Laarks, Shouting Matches). Two dads who revere earth-toned vibe, semi-working gear, & creative candor.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $7

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Dec. 2nd, 2017

10am-1pm Sat. Dec. 2

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. Stop by for midwestern brunch classics and classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sat. Dec. 2

Advent Kick-Off and Caroling in Irvine Park

Enjoy the music of carolers kicking off Advent in Irvine Park. There will be hot chocolate and Advent meditation booklets available.

Irvine Park (near band shell) Bridgewater Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Sat. Dec. 2

Dinner Jazz: Tim Sullivan

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to funk legend Fred Wesley to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-8pm Sat. Dec. 2

Long Sought Home

The concert, “Long Sought Home”, seeks to capture in music the struggles of establishing a home, the longing for a home past or future, and the celebration of a new home. Selections include traditional Hebrew folk songs, music of the Sephardic Jews (Jewish diaspora in Spain), worship music of early American settlers, a wedding cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach, and more.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 910 9th St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Dec. 2

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

7-9pm Sat. Dec. 2

Live Music: The Sixes - Acoustic Duo

Original acoustic music with an edge in an intimate and engaging atmosphere.

Chippewa River Distillery & Brewster Bros. Brewing Co. 402 W River St, Chippewa Falls

7-9:30pm Sat. Dec. 2

The Hot Flashes Holiday Concert

The Hot Flash ladies have been sharing their joy of making Christmas music since 2008 and they are a WideSpot audience favorite. Directed and accompanied by David Zahn, these sisters in song bring their voices and musical talent to our stage.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved, $18 at the door (until sold out)

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 2

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: Horns for the Holidays

Who says holiday music is boring? The CVJO will make you tap your feet and hum along as we bring a ton of holiday spirit to our December concert.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Advance; $20 Day of Show; $5 Student; $13.50 Season

8-10pm Sat. Dec. 2

Live Music: Darrin Bradbury

"Off-color folk music celebrating the humor & heartbreak of the American underbelly, with songs of roadkill, junkies, Daffy Duck & Danzig." -Rolling Stone

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Dec. 3rd, 2017

10am-1pm Sun. Dec. 3

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. Stop by for midwestern brunch classics and classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: Music is FREE; consult menu for food prices

Age: All Ages

2pm Sun. Dec. 3

43rd Annual UWEC Music Holiday Concert

The concert features the Concert Choir and Women’s Concert Chorale; Symphonic Choir, Women’s Chorus and The Singing Statesmen; Wind Symphony; and University Symphony Orchestra. Floor and bleacher seating is available.

Zorn Arena UWEC, Garfield Avenue 121, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 floor; $3 bleacher

2-3pm Sun. Dec. 3

UW-Stout Symphonic Band Concert

The Stout Symphonic Band presents a Winter Concert in the Great Hall featuring a variety of musical selections. The student Tower Saxophone Quartet will also perform on the concert.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, Great Hall 302 10th Ave E, Menomonie

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages