Mon. Apr. 3rd, 2017
Volume One's Citywide April Fools' Day Pillow Fight returned on April 1, 2017 – to the courtyard of The Oxbow Hotel in downtown Eau Claire, Wis.
Tue. Mar. 21st, 2017 | Mike Paulus
The latest gag puts both Prueher and Pickett on camera as strongman duo Chop & Steele, convincing morning news shows around the Midwest to book them, including our own WEAU ...
Wed. Mar. 8th, 2017
New video for "High As A Plane" by Ian Alexy, from his the record Deserters (available now).
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 ...
Tue. Jan. 31st, 2017 | V1 Staff
The Cannery District – Eau Claire’s next big redevelopment area, running along the west bank of the Chippewa River from Madison Street to the High Bridge – is inspiring some big ideas ...
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 ...
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!
Wed. Nov. 16th, 2016 | Beaver Creek Reserve
In a unique collaboration, Beaver Creek Reserve partnered with local musician Michael Rambo to create a music video featuring the newest updates to the Nature’s Symphony Nature Nook ...
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]."
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 ...
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.
Mon. Oct. 10th, 2016 | V1 Staff
Justin Vernon jammed on stage Saturday night (10/8/16) during The Lakely's first public gig inside the new Oxbow Hotel in downtown Eau Claire, WI.
Fri. Sep. 30th, 2016
Take a kayak ride down part of the Eau Claire River after rains swelled the waters in September of 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 ...
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.
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."
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.”
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.
Wed. Jun. 8th, 2016
"Joined onstage by the beautiful harmonies of British folk trio The Staves, Bon Iver delivered a soul-stirring a capella rendition of 'Heavenly Father.' A perfect finale to their world premiere ..."
Wed. Jun. 8th, 2016
"Taken from Bon Iver's much loved 2007 debut album 'For Emma, Forever Ago', fan favourite 'Creature Fear' journeyed from soft ethereal acoustics to thumping rock mayhem ..."