US National Kubb Championship (Drone's Eye View)

Wed. Jul. 26th, 2017

Soar like a kubb-loving eagle over the 11th Annual US National Kubb Championship (July 8 and 9, 2017) where over 450 players (on 128 teams) from all over the country gathered at the Eau Claire Soccer Fields.

Pit Wagon – "Gramps"

Fri. Apr. 21st, 2017

Music Video for "Gramps" by Eau Claire-based trio Pit Wagon – off their album Well to be released in May 20, 2017.

Ian Alexy - High As A Plane

Wed. Mar. 8th, 2017

New video for "High As A Plane" by Ian Alexy, from his the record Deserters (available now).

Kalispell - Live at Hive Studio (Eau Claire)

Fri. Feb. 24th, 2017  |  Mike Paulus

As locals know, Shane Leonard has been playing and touring as a percussionist and multi-instrumentalist with several bands for the past few years like Field Report, The Stray Birds, and not to mention ...

Steve Bateman's Treasure Map

Wed. Dec. 14th, 2016

Fantastic! Check out this video focusing on longtime local artist Steve Bateman's various sculptures scattered around Eau Claire and beyond ...

Quick Sketches on the Huebsch Property

Fri. Dec. 9th, 2016

Local artist, musician, and filmmaker Joe Maurer printed off Volume One's blank 'Huebsch Property' Site Plan and dreamed up a bunch of his own ideas for development on the property. See what you think – and make sure you watch it to the end!

Local Dog "Harley Rose" Rides on Motorcycle

Mon. Nov. 14th, 2016

Posted by Sharon Dillon, who says, "My husband has PTSD and chronic pain. He also has a service dog named Harley Rose. During the spring and summer they enjoy riding around town on my husband's Harley [motorcycle]."

Bon Iver's 22, A Million Press Conference @The Lakely

Thu. Oct. 27th, 2016

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 on Growing a Local Music Scene: DIY All Age Venues

Fri. Oct. 21st, 2016

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.

Kayaking Eau Claire River

Fri. Sep. 30th, 2016

Take a kayak ride down part of the Eau Claire River after rains swelled the waters in September of 2016.

Look Back: Eaux Claires 2016

Fri. Aug. 19th, 2016

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 ...

Bon Iver - Full Eaux Claires Set (2016)

Mon. Aug. 15th, 2016

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.

Northern Lights Over Lake Eau Claire

Wed. Aug. 3rd, 2016  |  Justin Patchin

Footage was taken on the night of August 3, 2016. From photographer Justin Patchin: "Northern Lights and lightning cloud over Lake Eau Claire (western Wisconsin). Time Lapse of about 400 images."

Eau Claire's Booming Feedback Loop (Video Excerpt)

Wed. Jul. 20th, 2016  |  V1 Staff

Perhaps you've felt the exciting new energy in Eau Claire recently. Well, hot tip – here's what's really going on. This recent explosion in development? All the new ideas, events, and businesses? Underneath all of it you’ll find what we call a “feedback loop.”

Mount Vernon - 1998 Battle of Bands, Memorial High School

Tue. Jul. 5th, 2016

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.