The Chippewa Valley’s Summer 2023 Music Slate
Outdoor music happens practically every night of the week during summers in the Valley. Here’s what that looks like
V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth |
kickin’ it country Summer Concert Series
Mondays at 6:30pm • River Prairie Park, Altoona
This River Prairie concert series puts country in the spotlight right on the Eau Claire river.
Aug 14: 3 Beers Down
Aug 21: Kid Kactus & The Tumbleweeds
Aug 28: Sage
Tuesday Night Blues
Tuesdays at 6:30pm • Owen Park, Eau Claire
During Eau Claire summers, every Tuesday is blues day. Tons of locals gather in shady Owen Park along the Chippewa River to take in all the blues goodness that emanates from the bandshell.
Jun 6: Kyle Renfro
Jun 13: Jay Stulo
Jun 20: Bridget Kelly Band
Jun 27: Joyann Parker
Jul 4: Lamont Cranston w/ Nick Foytik
Jul 11: Sue Orfield Band
Jul 18: Howard ‘Guitar’ Luedtke & Blue Max
Jul 25: Tommy Bentz Bandaug 1: Stefan Geisinger Band
Aug 8: Mark Cameron Band
Aug 15: Left Wing Bourbon
Aug 22: Avey Grouws Band
Aug 29: Mojo Lemon
Ludington Guard Band
Tuesdays at 7:30pm • Wilson Park, Menomonie
A community concert band that was officially organized in 1888 with roots going back to 1877. They play a variety of classical band music, marches, overtures, show tunes, and novelty pieces.
Rock’N On The River Summer Concert Series
Wednesdays at 6:30pm • River Prairie Park, Altoona
This new concert series comes to the River Prairie Park amphitheater in Altoona that focuses on rock music, whether originals or some near-and-dear classic favorites from yesteryear.
Eau Claire Municipal Band
Mondays at 7:30pm • Owen Park, Eau Claire
Witness the Eau Claire Municipal Band and it’s Sousa marches, gorgeous melodies, and contemporary compositions every Monday in June and July.
Volume One’s Sounds Like Summer Concert Series
Thursdays at 6pm • Phoenix Park, Eau Claire
Volume One’s annual downtown Eau Claire concerts draw a couple thousand music-loving locals to Phoenix Park for the best in original local music, community, and pretty dang good sunsets, too.
Music Over Menomin
Thursdays at 7pm • Menomonie Public Library, Menomonie
The Menomonie Public Library hosts this awesome annual concert series which brings together tons of music fans and artists to Menomonie for a celebration of the rich Chippewa Valley music scene.
MUSIC AT THE RIVERFRONT
Sundays at 6pm • Riverfront Park, Chippewa Falls
Check out the local favorites in this series hosted on the amphitheater at Chippewa Falls’ scenic downtown Riverfront Park.