Hey, remember when Bon Iver's Justin Vernon held a secret worldwide press event in Eau Claire on September 2 at The Lakely in the new Oxbow Hotel? Local, national, and overseas journalists converged on Eau Claire to discuss the band's forthcoming new record, 22, A Million ...
Michael Seman, director of creative industries, research and policy at the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts and Media, was the keynote speaker for Visit Eau Claire’s Music City Summit on October 7. Volume One asked him to identify a way for Eau Claire can help grow its music scene.
Eaux Claires 2016 was flooded with wonderful moments of musical madness, quiet reflection, community togetherness, and artistic experimentation. While we were out on the grounds taking it all in, our pal Anthony Casanova ...
Check out Bon Iver's entire 48-minute Friday night set from the 2016 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, uploaded by "cookiecrumblemusic." Apart from the final three songs, the performance debut's Bon Iver's new album, 22, A Million.
Lest we forget, check out where things started for people like Justin Vernon, Phil Cook, Brad Cook, and Joe Westerlund – a fresh-faced Mount Vernon playing the Memorial High School Battle of the Bands in 1998.
Video uploaded by YouTuber Jeremiah Gardner, who writes, "Jason and the 400 Unit earned a standing ovation for this stirring performance at the State Theatre, also known as the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, in Eau Claire, Wis. Shot with iPhone from the second row – 11.13.15."
If you attended last July's Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival just outside of Eau Claire, this video oughta kick ya square in the nostalgics. Featuring 5 minutes of fest footage, a Bon Iver tune, and Michael Perry voiceover, the video helped to announce the 2016 Eaux Claires dates: August 12 and
Check out Bon Iver's entire Saturday night set closing the 2015 Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, shot by Paul Seal, who says, "I travelled from the UK to Eau Claire for this festival and it was completely worth it. The people in Eau Claire were incredibly kind and welcoming."
As a kind of farewell to the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, check out this short video. Volume One partnered with Eau Claire's Kaze Studios (kazefilms.com) on this clip – with music from S. Carey (scarey.org). Enjoy!