Ed Hudgins

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Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2019

Music in Menomonie: A Closer Look

Scott Morfitt, Ed Hudgins, photos by Titus Williamson, Andrea Paulseth

Menomonie was built in an interesting spot in western Wisconsin. It’s less than a half hour from Eau Claire and an hour from Minneapolis. Among other things, this means locals have always had the option ...

Wed. Aug. 23rd, 2017

Readying to Rumble

Ed Hudgins, photos by Andrea Paulseth

pro wrestling showdown will benefit veterans’ needs

Wed. Jun. 15th, 2016

Emprem, a Solo Force to Be Reckoned With

Ed Hudgins

It is becoming increasingly clear Nick Anderson is a musical force. In 2015, he and his bandmates in Granite Rose released a self-titled record which was well-received by fans and critics ...

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Dec. 10th, 2014

Music Quick Hits | Dec. 10, 2014

V1 Staff, Ed Hudgins

The title of Lizzy Diane’s new album, Otherkin, is somewhat deceiving. People who consider themselves “otherkin” tend to believe that they are non-human, to some extent. However, upon listening to some sneak peeks of this record ...

Tue. Nov. 25th, 2014

Whoya Think You Are?

Ed Hudgins, photos by Andrea Paulseth

party game designed to elicit humor, insights

Thu. Oct. 30th, 2014

Justin Jay Arnold Ponders Life and Death on New LP

Ed Hudgins

The idea of “home” can surface a myriad of feelings, depending on your personal experience with that idea. However, “home” is meant to be a place of peace, joy, warmth, and love. When writing “Long Way Home,” from his recently released album ...

Tue. Feb. 4th, 2014

Still Tangled After All These Years

Ed Hudgins

Tangled Up in Hue on Barstow Street has become a fixture and major part of the downtown Eau Claire experience since Erin Roesler and Jamie Kyser opened its doors five years ago. Its website describes it as “one-of-a-kind art collective ...

Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2014

Singing Memories

Ed Hudgins

Durand inspires Ulwelling’s solo album

The Daily Shakedown

Fri. Jan. 3rd, 2014

Dust of Men finds NoiseTrade love

Ed Hudgins

On December 6, The Dust of Men played in front of hundreds at Valleybrook Church, celebrating the release of their debut album, "What the Morning Shows." Now, it would appear, they may have the chance to be heard by as many as a million more ...

Tue. Dec. 3rd, 2013

Full of Feeling

Ed Hudgins

singer-songwriter’s upbeat tunes have emotional depth

Wed. Jul. 17th, 2013

Finished Project

Ed Hudgins, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Rambo’s long-awaited album ready for release

Sat. Dec. 22nd, 2012

Welcome to Wisconsin

Ed Hudgins, photos by Timothy Mather

Menomonie rest stops get a makeover, become official

Wed. Dec. 12th, 2012

New on the Scene

Ed Hudgins, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new EP on the way from Eau Claire folk rockers

Wed. Oct. 31st, 2012

Exploring the Tire Plant

Ed Hudgins, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Uniroyal documentary ready to screen at State Theatre

Wed. Oct. 31st, 2012

Kim Chi Café Goes Italian

Ed Hudgins, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Kim Chi Café is taking on a whole new personality. After closing in early October, the former Korean café has reopened as an Italian restaurant. Now called Vita Bella Ristorante and Lounge, this Eau Claire eatery features a brand new ...

Wed. Oct. 31st, 2012

NPR Unleashes The Daredevil Christopher Wright’s New Single

Ed Hudgins, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Daredevil Christopher Wright is no stranger to fans of local music here in the Chippewa Valley. While they are certainly well-known, they have also garnered recognition on the national stage. Recently, they were the subject of “All Songs ..."

Tue. Oct. 16th, 2012

The Story Singer

Ed Hudgins

folk songwriter, author brings his stories to the Heyde Center