Tuesday, Apr. 24th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Apr. 24

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Apr. 24

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

8:30-11:30pm Tue. Apr. 24

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Preselected amateur and professional performs try out new material and plug upcoming shows. Variety of music genres: Jazz, Bluegrass, R&B, Country and Folk. Every Tuesday night at Cowboy Jack's.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. Apr. 24

Open Mic at The Plus

Every Tuesday night at The Plus, open mic features tons of original music, full bands, acoustic performers, hip-hop, DJs, touring artists, and more before music gives way to standup comedy at 11pm, the truest way attendees can see the Eau Claire standup comedy scene blossom before their eyes.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

Wednesday, Apr. 25th, 2018

7-9pm Wed. Apr. 25

Jazz Session

Join us for a night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. The Wednesday night jazz sessions bring new guests each week, drawing from the large talent pool of the Chippewa Valley. Jazzers are welcome to bring their horn and sit in on a tune or two.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Thursday, Apr. 26th, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Apr. 26

Stand in the Light Choir Rehearsals

People in the early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers come together to share their love of music.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Age: Adults

6:30-7:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

Stand in the Light Memory Choir Concert

This concert features people in early to mid stages of memory loss, their care partners, and singing volunteers who come together to share their love of music.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd 1120 Cedar St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45-8pm Thu. Apr. 26

Eau Claire Jazz Jam

A monthly, guided jam session led by one of Eau Claire’s top jazz musicians, Paul Brandt. Students of all abilities are welcome to attend and participate, but attendees should have a basic knowledge of chords and scales. Get your musical questions answered, make new friends, and taking your playing to the next level.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5, free for ECMS students

Age: 13+

7-9pm Thu. Apr. 26

Live Music: Dan Ferstenou

Dan Ferstenou is a singer and guitarist living in Saint Paul. Growing up in western Wisconsin, Dan taught himself guitar at a young age. He has been a member of various rock, blues, and acoustic bands over the years, playing guitar, banjo, and bass.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Apr. 26

UWEC Wind Symphony

Comprised of the most outstanding wind and percussion students, selected by audition each semester. The group is dedicated to the performance of the finest wind repertoire, regardless of period or number of instrumental forces.

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

Cost: $7 GA; $5 for seniors, youth, and other college students; $2 for UWEC faculty/students

8pm Thu. Apr. 26

Jessica Manning with K.Raydio

Jessica Manning is an alternative-R&B singer-songwriter originally from Sweden where she first started creating her sound. When she moved to Minneapolis in 2013 she released her first self-titled EP. her first full-length album, in 2017 which shifted her sound to electronic-R&B.

UW-Stout Memorial Student Center, The Terrace 302 10th Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Apr. 27th, 2018

4-10pm Fri. Apr. 27

Celebrate Spring with Shillelagh Lads (Lite)

The new Ludmila (Grandma Monk's Limited Edition Imperial Bier) releases at 5pm. Food from 4-8pm with Davis Dogs. Music from 7-10pm featuring Shillelagh Lads Lite. Foot-stomping Irish dance tunes, songs, and ballads. Community Irish musicians are welcome to sign up before the show.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Apr. 27

Live Music: Greg Gilbertson

Greg is a traditional Americana singer/songwriter and instrumental acoustic guitar. He’s a good singer, a better songwriter, and a badass guitarist. His shows are lyrically interesting and explorative, melodically beautiful, and instrumentally impressive.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

7pm Fri. Apr. 27

A Matter of Time

UW-Stout Symphonic Singers and Chamber Choir present a concert of music that ponders upon the meaning of time from past to present. Featuring music by Eric Barnum, JS Bach, King Henry VIII, CV Stanford, Charles Wood, and more.

Our Savior's Lutheran Church 910 9th St E, Menomonie

Cost: $5

7-10pm Fri. Apr. 27

Live Music: Larry Past + Chris Andersen

You can hear Larry Past's deep connection that he has with the songs that he performs whether they are by artists such as Leonard Cohen, the Beatles or Death Cab For Cutie, or his own songs. Larry, along with Chris Andresen on bass, will perform songs off of his Calling CD and LP3 EP, and select covers.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Apr. 27

Chippewa Valley Jazz Orchestra: The CVJO’s Greatest Hits

For the final CVJO show at the State Theatre, they're going out on a high note. A night of the band's favorite music from the past eight seasons, featuring soloists, sections, and alumni from all the way back to the beginning.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15 Advance, $20 Day of Show, $5 Student

7:30pm Fri. Apr. 27

UWEC Symphony Band & Women's Chorus

The UWEC Symphony Band & Women's Chorus will perform. Doors open at 7:15pm.

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

Cost: $7 GA; $5 Senior Citizens, Youth, Other College Students; $2 UWEC Faculty, Staff, and Students

8pm Fri. Apr. 27

UWEC Cabin: The Sixes

The Sixes, an acoustic duo, will play their own original music with an edge in an intimate and engaging atmosphere.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Fri. Apr. 27

Gallery Friday: The Nunnery + Half Gringa

The layers of The Nunnery’s voice build into a chorus; each song or performance becomes a calm, meditative experience. The Nunnery is about collaboration and combining music and art with an audience. Also performing is Izzy Olive, the avant-garde indie singer-songwriter as Half Gringa.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 Advance Tickets, $10 Day of Show

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Apr. 28th, 2018

7-10pm Sat. Apr. 28

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with songs by others that we like to play, EPH tries to bring a rich and eclectic musical experience.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Apr. 28

UWEC Cabin: Billy Krause

Singer/Songwriter Billy Krause has been performing since 1968. His live performance is a combination of his songs and stories cultivated from a life both on the road and growing up in rural Wisconsin. When not performing as a solo artist Billy plays guitar and banjo for New York Times best selling author Michael Perry in his band “The Long Beds.”

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Apr. 28

Rage Against The Machine Tribute Show

Minneapolis rock band Circle Of Heat, playing a tribute to Rage Against The Machine.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Apr. 29th, 2018

noon-4pm Sun. Apr. 29

2018 International Folk Fair

This year's theme is Global Feast. 25+ different international groups and organizations. Live entertainment by Klezmer Cabaret Orchestra and Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble. New this year are cooking demos by local chefs and food sampling. Proceeds benefit campus cultural groups and charities. It's encouraged to bring a non-perishable to donate to the food pantry.

Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire UW-Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Monday, Apr. 30th, 2018

7-10pm Mon. Apr. 30

Monday Jazz Sessions

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty for a Monday night jazz series, which pays homage to the long and storied tradition of the jam session. Bring your axe, call a tune, and sit in after the first set with local professionals who have played some of the country's premier jazz venues. Half off tap beers at 9pm.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, May. 1st, 2018

1-3pm Tue. May. 1

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

4-9:30pm Tue. May. 1

May Pole Celebration

Raise the May Pole (5pm)! Join the fun and stay afterwards for games, food, and music. Hickory Kist BBQ (4-8pm) kick off to the food truck season. There will be games from 5-6pm. Sage Leary plays all original tunes (6:30-9:30pm) in genres of rock, blues, and Americana, mixing in elements of country, Latin, and reggae.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

6:30-7:30pm Tue. May. 1

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

8:30-11:30pm Tue. May. 1

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Preselected amateur and professional performs try out new material and plug upcoming shows. Variety of music genres: Jazz, Bluegrass, R&B, Country and Folk. Every Tuesday night at Cowboy Jack's.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Tue. May. 1

Open Mic at The Plus

Every Tuesday night at The Plus, open mic features tons of original music, full bands, acoustic performers, hip-hop, DJs, touring artists, and more before music gives way to standup comedy at 11pm, the truest way attendees can see the Eau Claire standup comedy scene blossom before their eyes.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages (18+ Recommended)

Wednesday, May. 2nd, 2018

7pm Wed. May. 2

Bartlett & Way: The Great American Songbook

With trumpet/flugelhorn and guitar/vocals, Todd Bartlett & Jerry Way explore the full spectrum of jazz standards. The much-loved melodies and lyrics are iconic, while the improvisational treatments are fresh and original. The duo approaches the repertoire with respect for tradition, coupled with a drive to innovate.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

7:30pm Wed. May. 2

UWEC University Band

The University Band, under the direction of Dr. Randal Dickerson, is open to all UW-Eau Claire students regardless of major. The band is comprised of talented musicians from many academic disciplines as well as music majors, some of whom choose to perform on a secondary instrument.

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

Cost: $6 GA; $4 senior, youth, and college students

Thursday, May. 3rd, 2018

4:30-7:30pm Thu. May. 3

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid 1960s. Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. Recently, for the last six years, Jim played in his band Schuh Fly. As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:30-11pm Thu. May. 3

Surviving the Echoes CD Release Show

Join Wisconsin native singer-songwriter Greg Gilbertson in celebrating the release of his new album, Surviving the Echoes. Greg will be backed on stage by a full band and the show promises to be both energetic, and reflective.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 Advance; $8 Cover Night Of

Friday, May. 4th, 2018

4:30-7:30pm Fri. May. 4

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid 1960s. Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. Recently, for the last six years, Jim played in his band Schuh Fly. As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. May. 4

Live Music: Dawn Marie

Dawn Marie has been able to captivate audiences with her strong vocals and energizing stage presence. She has toured with western Wisconsin favorite, Bear Creek Band, and e is currently touring as an acoustic act as well as with Wisconsin's Top Country band of 2016, Branded, as their female vocalist.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

6-9pm Fri. May. 4

Art and Amusement At The Acoustic With Intuitive Compass

Nora, Jean and Jason O'Dea will all be contributing to this evenings spectacle. The art on the walls is all a Mother/Daughter collaboration, the music provided will be by Jason Dea West(son&brother) and his band Intuitive Compass. Food and drink, possibly some wearable art and homespun music to boot, come on out and claim your loot.

Acoustic Cafe 102 Main St., Menomonie

Cost: Suggested donation $5

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. May. 4

UWEC's Singing Statesmen

Celebrating their 52nd Season as one of the premier university male choruses in the United States of America. The ensemble was established in 1966 by Morris D. Hayes, who sought to create an outstanding choral ensemble for male voices.

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

Cost: $2-7

Saturday, May. 5th, 2018

4:30-7:30pm Sat. May. 5

Live Music: Mark Healey & Jim Schuh Duo

Mark and Jim each began playing music during the mid 1960s. Mark has been in the world famous band Badfinger since 1986. In 2009, Mark released his CD Inside Out. Recently, for the last six years, Jim played in his band Schuh Fly. As a duo Mark and Jim perform a variety of songs that they really like.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6-8:30pm Sat. May. 5

Reel Time

Teaming with traditional Irish music, dance, and excitement— Janelle's School of Irish Dance brings to you a show like none other, and bound to keep you at the edge of your seat with your toes tapping.

Eau Claire North High School 1801 Piedmont Rd., Eau Claire

Cost: By donation

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. May. 5

Parker Reed & Clayton/Konnor from Dissonant Mind

Join Eau Claire singer-songwriter Parker Reed in the Volume One Gallery for his first show featuring Zachary Schreiber on guitar. Opening the show are local favorites from Dissonant Mind, Clayton & Konnor.

The Volume One Gallery Located inside the Local Store at the Volume One World Headquarters, 205 N. Dewey St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. May. 5

Live Music: Sage Leary

Guitarist/singer/songwriter Sage Leary plays all original tunes in genres of rock, blues, and Americana, mixing in elements of country, Latin, and reggae. He has recorded two CDs.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-9:30pm Sat. May. 5

The Jimmys - Powerhouse Blues

Winners of numerous Wisconsin Area Music Awards. Their all-star rhythm section and rich vocal harmonies will blow you away and Widespot always makes room to dance when The Jimmys are in the house.

Widespot Performing Arts Center N2030 Spring St., Stockholm

Cost: $20 Reserved, $23 at the door (availability not guaranteed)

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. May. 5

The Road to Blue Ox Pre-Party featuring Charlie Parr & Them Coulee Boys

Celebrate the Blue Ox Festival early with this Pre-Blue Ox Party at The Metro. Doors open at 8pm, and showtime at 9pm. Featuring folk legend Charlie Parr and Eau Claire's own Them Coulee Boys

The Metro 201 E Lake St, Eau Claire

Cost: $12 in advance | $15 at door

Age: 18+

Sunday, May. 6th, 2018

1:30-4:30pm Sun. May. 6

Live Music: Micah Ryan

Live music out at Jeremiah’s Bullfrog Fish Farm, featuring Micah Ryan, a singer/songwriter based in the Midwest. Having been introduced to music by his parents at a young age, he quickly stood out among the crowd. He has now written over 50 original songs.

Jeremiah's Bullfrog Fish Farm N1409 566th St, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

3pm Sun. May. 6

Choral Union and University Symphony Orchestra

performed by the University's Concert Choir, directed by Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff; Symphonic Choir, directed by Dr. Frank Watkins; and the University's Symphony Orchestra, directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda.

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

Cost: $7 GA; $5 for youth, senior, and other college students; $2 for UWEC faculty & students

4-6pm Sun. May. 6

Encore!

Relive the best musical moments of the year by Chi-Hi musicians at Encore!, an evening of great music by top concert ensembles, Harmonics show choir, Wire Choir, Jazz Band, and select student spotlights.

Chippewa Falls High School 735 Terrill Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10 Reserved Seating

Age: All Ages

Monday, May. 7th, 2018

7-10pm Mon. May. 7

Monday Jazz Sessions

Join UW-Eau Claire jazz faculty for a Monday night jazz series, which pays homage to the long and storied tradition of the jam session. Bring your axe, call a tune, and sit in after the first set with local professionals who have played some of the country's premier jazz venues. Half off tap beers at 9pm.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, May. 8th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. May. 8

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. May. 8

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Want to learn more about chords, strumming, improvising, and musical styles? Join instructor Tim Litscher (Evergreen Grass Band) for the Eau Claire Guitar Club. Bring your favorite songs to share (rock, country, folk, etc.) and learn new songs from others, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 12+

8:30-11:30pm Tue. May. 8

Live Music at Cowboy Jack's: Open Mic

Preselected amateur and professional performs try out new material and plug upcoming shows. Variety of music genres: Jazz, Bluegrass, R&B, Country and Folk. Every Tuesday night at Cowboy Jack's.

Cowboy Jack's 1432 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

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