Saturday, Dec. 7th, 2019

4-6pm Sat. Dec. 7

Christmas Caroling

Bring your instruments, voices and Christmas good-cheer as families and community members gather for traditional caroling. Music will be predominantly played from Eau Claire's own "5th Street Fiddle Session's Christmas Classics 1st edition". Visitors from the North Pole are expected, so bring the little ones!

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5-11pm Sat. Dec. 7

Stout Ale House presents Chase Bryant

Chase Bryant is an American singer/songwriter that first made national attention in 2015 with his country Top 10 "Take It On Back."

Stout Ale House & Broadway Bowl 1501 N. Broadway St., Menomonie

Cost: $39 GA, $54-94 VIP (21+)

5pm Sat. Dec. 7

Christmas Swing Gala w/ Cathy Reitz and the 7 Swing

Cathy Reitz and the 7 Swing - Voted Best in Chippewa - will be performing holiday jazz classics to move your feet and dance! Ticket includes meal and music. $5 of each ticket benefits Holcombe Food Pantry to construct a new permanent home.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: $30

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Sat. Dec. 7

Live Music: Derek Ramnarace

Derek Ramnarace leads the Old Soul Society, a 5 piece band out of Baraboo, Wisconsin! Americana, folk, rock, soul, blues. Their sound resonates in your soul. In July 2016, Derek and the Old Soul Society were the supporting act for Devon Allman and his band at Cavalier Theater and the Zac Brown Band in June at the Alpine Valley Music Theater.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Sat. Dec. 7

Live Music: Noah John & Melissa Fernandez

Noah John of Noah John & Ringing Iron has been on stage since 14 years of age singing, playing banjo and guitar. Melissa come straight from Venezuela and brings a totally different twist to the Band. She is fun loving and a favorite at all the shows.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Dec. 7

The Hot Flashes Holiday Concert

Under the direction of Dave Zahn, their instrumental chops will impress you while their sassy voices perform old and new holiday favorites. Singing along is highly encouraged!

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $15 Reserved

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 7

Top of the World: A Carpenter's Christmas

The popular brother/sister duo of the 70's and early 80's gave us some of the most unforgettable ballads, Christmas favorites, and melodic pop songs of all time.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $34

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 7

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: Ignore the Forecast with Andrew Neesley and Mel Flannery

Andrew Neesley is a Grammy-nominated composer, arranger, trumpet player, and band leader. Mel Flannery’s roots are also in Wisconsin, but she made her name as a multi-talented vocalist capable of singing big band, blues, rock, funk, and beyond.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $19 advance, $22 day of, $5 students

7:30pm Sat. Dec. 7

A Tribute to the Music of John Denver “Christmas Special”

The music of John Denver is timeless and well known. Layne Yost's "Tribute to the Music of John Denver" is a faithful tribute that pays homage to the music and the man. Yost, McDowall, and Shimoda capture the simple soul of Denver's music through guitar, fiddle, and upright bass arrangements.

The Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15 adults, $13 seniors, $6 youth

8pm Sat. Dec. 7

Live Music: Uncommon Denominator

Uncommon Denominator is an Eau-Claire based cover band that plays nothing but the classics. From today’s hits to funky tunes of the past, they bring together an entertaining musical experience.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Age: 21+

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Dec. 7

Late Night Jazz: Pendulum

Belgian pianist and composer Bram Weijters has drawn inspiration from the human fascination with time to compose the music for Pendulum.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10pm Sat. Dec. 7

Mark Joseph Album Release

The blues is front and center as Joseph explores both his expansive songwriting skills, and his explosive ability to make the guitar sing, cry, or even challenge fans to question what is possible with a pic and some strings.

The Mousetrap 311 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Sunday, Dec. 8th, 2019

10am-1pm Sun. Dec. 8

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Seeger 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics. From the bar pick from a variety of classic and original morning drink.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:30am Sun. Dec. 8

Acoustic Grace: Christmas CD Release Party

Acoustic Grace, the praise band at Zion United Methodist Church, will release a Christmas CD entitled "Seasons of Grace" at a concert and worship service.

Zion United Methodist Church 1102 Superior Street, Chippewa Falls

2-3:30pm Sun. Dec. 8

Symphonic Band Winter Concert

Join the student musicians of the Stout Symphonic Band as they present a Winter Concert under the direction of Dr. Aaron M. Durst. A variety of musical selections will be performed. Student small ensembles will also be featured at the concert.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center 221 10th Avenue E., Menomonie

Cost: $5

2pm Sun. Dec. 8

45th Annual UWEC Holiday Conert

Features hundreds of UW-Eau Claire students, faculty, and community members performing in the University's major ensemble groups. the 2nd installment of a new work by UW-Eau Claire alumnus Kyle Newmaster featuring the poetry of Max Garland, emeritus faculty member and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets on sale 11/1

4pm Sun. Dec. 8

8th Annual Tuba Christmas

A Christmas music concert and singalong to the tune of tuba. Hosted by the Ludington Guard Band. Anyone who plays the tuba, sousaphone, euphonium, or baritone is welcome to participate. Performers should bring festive attire and a music stand, and arrive at 1:30pm.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church 417 W Street, Menomonie

Cost: FREE ($10 for performers)

4pm Sun. Dec. 8

Krismas Kookies Holiday Show

Comical, sometimes sentimental, but always entertaining, a Krismas Kookies concert features original music in four part harmony with a light-hearted and humorous look at the holiday season and winter in Wisconsin.

29 Pines Hotel and Convention Center 5872 33rd Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $12 adv

6pm Sun. Dec. 8

45th Annual UWEC Holiday Conert

Features hundreds of UW-Eau Claire students, faculty, and community members performing in the University's major ensemble groups. the 2nd installment of a new work by UW-Eau Claire alumnus Kyle Newmaster featuring the poetry of Max Garland, emeritus faculty member and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets on sale 11/1

Monday, Dec. 9th, 2019

8-10pm Mon. Dec. 9

Monday Jazz Jam

The Jazz Studies students of UWEC take over the Lakely stage for a community jazz jam session. Bring your horn and come sit in! Students get 10% off food and drink when they show their student ID.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Dec. 10th, 2019

1-3pm Tue. Dec. 10

Dunn Dulcimers

All ages, all skill levels, and all string instruments welcome.

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

7:30pm Tue. Dec. 10

Open Mic Night at The Plus

See or join established and emerging artists. Each week, a different artist will host, and lead off the evening with 20 minutes of their work. Following the performance, open mic begins. Music, comedy, sketch, live readings, poetry, acting, improv welcomed. Half price apps from 10p-midnight.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Wednesday, Dec. 11th, 2019

6:30-9pm Wed. Dec. 11

Open Mic at Caffe Tempo

Open Mic at Caffe Tempo. Bring your instrument and jam it out. Baby Grand piano, house amps, pro mic and cords on site.

Caffe Tempo 2530 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Wed. Dec. 11

Open Mic Night

Grab your guitar, drums, bass, fiddle, harmonica, poem or best jokes and join us for an Open Mic Night hosted by Jake & Dani from Rock Creek Song Dogs. All performers welcome to join. Average performance is 2-4 songs or about 15-20 minutes.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Wed. Dec. 11

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Featuring soulful, big band versions of classics like “Jingle Bells,” “Joy to the World,” and “Brazilian Sleigh Ride,” Big Band Holidays is an uplifting holiday program that plays to sold-out audiences every December.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $30

Thursday, Dec. 12th, 2019

6:45pm Thu. Dec. 12

Thursday Night: Open Jam

Join the Stone's Throw for local talent or take the stage yourself. Everyone is welcome.

Stones Throw 304 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 12

Magical Music With Peter Phippen, Tiit Raid and Victoria Shoemaker

Enjoy an enchanting evening of magical improvisational music featuring 3 generations of musicians. Together they elicit music from ancient and modern flutes (bamboo, wooden, and crystal) along with other exotic instruments such as the berimbau, kannal, moyo drums and frame drums.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Age: All Ages

7-8:30pm Thu. Dec. 12

Live Music: Samuel Stein

Stein mainly plays guitar, piano, banjo and viola and what he looks forward to most in life is putting on shows with his talented friends and sharing in the sense of community that music brings.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

7-9pm Thu. Dec. 12

Live Music: Eric Hagen

Eric Hagen blends acoustic, rock, country and blues with gritty vocals to produce a sound that is both unique and entertaining. Eric has hours of original material and he puts his own spin on many songs you've come to know and love.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Thu. Dec. 12

Open Mic & Musician Gathering

Open mic with quality sound & lights hosted by Jeff White. Free drink for all performers. Sign up at 6:15pm. Happy hour at 9:30pm with $2 rails & pints!

Mystic Bar 1 E Canal street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

7:30-9pm Thu. Dec. 12

UWEC Cohen Quartet

UWEC's Cohen Quartet will perform.

Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Dec. 12

Tonic Sol-Fa "The Nights Before Christmas Tour"

This Christmas, the Emmy-award winning a capella quartet brings a brand new holiday show to life. Enjoy the humor and soulful vocals that make this a holiday tradition for so many.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $39 Adults, $10 youth

8:30-11pm Thu. Dec. 12

Vinyl Nights: Big Tall Jake

Enjoy a selection of vinyls that will be spun throughout the night. Sip on craft cocktails and regional beers/wines, and order from the popular late-night menu featuring the Scandinavian Koldtbord, where you create your own sharable feast.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Thu. Dec. 12

Karaoke at Cowboy Jack's

Sing the night away at Cowboy Jack's every Thursday from 9-midnight for Karaoke night.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Friday, Dec. 13th, 2019

7-9pm Fri. Dec. 13

A Pine Pitch Christmas

This holiday celebration of stories and songs will feature the storytelling of John Hildebrand, Hannah Metry, Mike Paulus, Ken Szymanski, and John Wallace. Integrated to the stories will be music by Derick Black, Savannah Shaurette, and Bill Simon.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-10pm Fri. Dec. 13

Tunes at the Tasting Lounge

Every Friday you can enjoy locally produced wines and spirits while listening to an array of local musicians. Check out Infinity Beverages' Facebook page or website before swinging down for updates and musician details.

Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery 3460 Mall Drive, Eau Claire

Age: 21+

7:30pm Fri. Dec. 13

Lessons and Carols 2019: Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head

The Master Singers, a community chamber ensemble with members from throughout the Great Chippewa Valley, will present its annual Christmas concert.

First Congregational UCC 310 Broadway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $20 GA, $8 student

8-11pm Fri. Dec. 13

The Last Revel Live

Bringing the full spectrum of modern Americana to life with lush arraignments of three-part vocal harmonies, acoustic and electric guitars, upright bass, fiddle, and 5-string banjo to consistently support impassioned performances of their honest and heartfelt songwriting.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 advance, $10 door

8-11pm Fri. Dec. 13

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country/Folk, from the hills of Western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato with outlaw grit, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe. Jeff has toured the lower 48 from coast to coast as well as England, Scotland and Wales.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8:30-11:30pm Fri. Dec. 13

Late Night Jazz: Catya Trio

Catya’s Trio features singer-songwriter Catya on guitar, Sue Orfield on tenor saxophone, and Randy Sinz, on bass & vocals. They have been entertaining enthusiastic audiences since 2005. Their musical interactions are compelling--a chemical reaction; a delicious concoction.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Dec. 14th, 2019

10am-1pm Sat. Dec. 14

Weekend Brunch: Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Leonard 10am-1pm. The kitchen offers an array of midwestern and other brunch classics. From the bar pick from a variety of classic and original morning drinks.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Dec. 14

Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra: A Classical Christmas

Holiday classics from Frozen, Mannheim Steamroller, the Transiberian Orchestra, and more. Selections from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker performed by the Diamond School of Dance means you don't want to miss this holiday concert.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $25 adults, $10 students & youth

4:30-7pm Sat. Dec. 14

Madrigal Dinner Holcombe United Methodist Church

Enjoy a four course Renaissance feast and wonderful musical entertainment at the Lake Holcombe UMC. Tickets sell out early every year.

Holcombe United Methodist Church 27841 Co Hwy M, Holcombe

Cost: $30 Dollars per person

Age: All Ages

6:30-8:30pm Sat. Dec. 14

Harp Music Harpist Concert

Enjoy the musical talent of Sara Ohr of Harp Entertainment.

Bye the Willow 501 N. High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $15

7-9pm Sat. Dec. 14

Live Music: Davey J & Friends

Davey J & Friends brings a rotating cast to the stage, performing originals, rock, Americana, and folk like no one else can. Stop by for rollin' rhythms, good times, and songs to remember. 20 years of performing brings a uniquely freewheeling but tight performance style of the combo.

Acoustic Cafe - Eau Claire 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-10pm Sat. Dec. 14

Live Music: QWIKFIRE

One of Eau Claire's hottest bands will rock The Red Mixer tonight. Presented by Caffe Tempo right next door.

The Red Mixer 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

7-9pm Sat. Dec. 14

Live Music: Ken Rogers, John Utphall and Randy Sinz

The holiday season is for gathering, friends, and music! Once again, Ken, John and Randy will entertain with their amazing musical and singing skills.

200 Main - Art and Wine 200 Main St., Eau Claire

7-9pm Sat. Dec. 14

Irish Jam Session with a Christmas Flair

An Irish Jam Session with some talented musicians. A little Christmas flair will be added to the mix this month.

Lazy Monk Brewing, LLC 97 West Madison Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Sat. Dec. 14

Live Music: Evernoir, Cold Kingdom, Opal

Evernoir is a Female-fronted Alternative Metal/Rock band from Eau Claire. Cold Kingdom is a full-out, juggernaut hard rock band that dispenses a lethal combination of fury and sentiment, delivering emotional lyrics wrapped in an unbreakable hard rock casing.

Every Buddy's Bar 19 W. Central St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $12

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