Thu. Jun. 7 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Waldemar + Nici Peper + Savannah Smith

Waldemar is lush and intricate, featuring dual drummers, trombone, synths, post-80's inspired guitars, poignant lyricism and layers of vocal harmonies. Nici Peper is an Americana singer-songwriter whose lyrics reflect the soul and honesty of their influences. Opener: Savannah Smith writes catchy folk-pop songs and on ukulele and guitar.

Thu. Jun. 14 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Red Tide + Resonant Rogues + Intuitive Compass

The Resonant Rogues style includes Appalachian old-time, Balkan folk music, Swing Manouche, and early New Orleans Jazz. Red Tide plays soulful listening inspired by the ebb and flow of the ocean. Opener: Intuitive Compass is the talents of songwriter/guitarist pioneer Jason Dea West twith old time circus freak and accordionist Aurelia Anne Cohen.

Thu. Jun. 21 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: LASKA + Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers + Parker Reed

Songwriting sisters Hannah, Bex, and Mookie (LASKA) weave influences of alternative, Americana, and desert rock with raw emotions in their songs. Nick Anderson plays reflective music that digs deep into the emotion of the millennial dreamer. Opener: Parker Reed is a local rocker with a new EP out this year, “A Love Letter to Sarah Michelle.”

Thu. Jun. 28 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: CollECtive Choir + The Over Unders + Sage Leary

The CollECtive Choir is a group of people who are using soulful Gospel and hip-hop to pull people of Eau Claire into closer community. The Over Unders are a young band of brothers who are chasing the Rock N' Roll dream. Opener Guitarist/singer-songwriter Sage Leary has emerged as a powerful creative force on the music scene.

Thu. Jul. 5 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Idle Empress + Chamber Noise + The Nunnery

Lauren Anderson leads Idle Empress with her guitar-driven, emotive songs. Chamber Noise is a psychedelic R&B band with a truly unique live show that blends visual elements into their groove-based tunes. Opener: Each of The Nunnery's performances is a calm, meditative experience, combining music + art with an audience.

Thu. Jul. 12 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Adelyn Rose + Boats & Bridges + Joe Hunt

Adelyn Strei has established herself as one of Eau Claire’s premier songwriters with her eponymous indie-rock band. Boats & Bridges are a five piece folk-rock band that display capable musicianship and timeless sound. Opener: Often found busking on corners, Joe Hunt performs indie folk with smooth vocals, guitar, and harmonica.

Thu. Jul. 19 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: picard + Stare Across + DeKam & Johnson

picard emerged from Eau Claire’s hardcore scene as a space without boundaries for lead singer Jason Ulwelling to try something new. Stare Across take the audience on an epic journey of melodic sounds and ear crushing riffs. Dekam & Johnson provide a soundtrack for your life, blending aspects of blues, R&B, country, funk, and rock.

Thu. Jul. 26 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Liscio + Eduardo Rafael + Ariana Madson

Liscio performs everything from straight-ahead jazz & funk to classic delta-style blues & dixie. Current local and native Brazilian Eduardo Rafael sings bluesy-pop songs with a touch of classic bossa nova influence. Eau Claire native Ariana Madson has been featured in Marquette University’s annual Christmas video.

Thu. Aug. 2 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Caitlin McGarvey + Bugbear + Olive Sings

Caitlin McGarvey has a knack for penning infectious pop hooks paired with lyrics that reflect on the nostalgic pangs of loss, the pressing darkness of regret, and the compelling thrills of love. Bugbear is one of Eau Claire’s newest bands, formed by lead songwriter Joe Thielen. Opener: Olive Sings is a duo with classic folk sounds blended with pure lyrics that will remind you to love.

Thu. Aug. 9 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Jim Pullman Band + Snifter + Graham Barnes

The Jim Pullman Band has been a staple of Eau Claire’s indie rock scene for a full decade. Snifter creates music that can drift from catchy melodic pop tunes into improvisational noise, rhythmic loops, basement-rock and back again. Local songwriter Graham Barnes writes heartfelt acoustic guitar-driven songs.

Thu. Aug. 16 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: Orchid Eaton + Micah Ryan + Travis Lee

Orchid Eaton is the basement pop duo of Matt Leavitt (EMOT) and Brian Moen (Laarks, The Shouting Matches). Micah Ryan captures the heart through melodic music and lyrics birthed from life experience with the goal of taking his listeners on a journey down long-forgotten roads. Opener: Travis Lee writes lush, looping electronic songs.

Thu. Aug. 23 6pm

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: AcoustiHoo + James Ignacio + Company Express

James Ignacio’s moves effortlessly from blues to soul to a more traditional singer/songwriter sound. Company Express use rich vocal harmonies over acoustic instrumentation. Bluesy, jazz-esque, or simply musical come the tones of AcoustiHoo, weaving a tapestry of multiple textures, colors, and images to leave the audience with an incomparable experience of musicality.

The Summer Concert Series
is sponsored by:

RCU Royal Credit Union Eau Claire


Hillside Dental Eau Claire

Asher Lasting Exteriors Eau Claire

JAMF Software


Oak Leaf Clinics Eau Claire

Festival Foods

Chilson Automotive Group Eau Claire Chippewa Falls Cadott

Erbert and Gerberts

Eau Claire Transit