Thursday, Jan. 18th, 2018

7-9pm Thu. Jan. 18

Nici Peper and Justin Jay Arnold at Caffe Tempo

Indie Singer/Songwriters Nici Peper and Justin Jay Arnold come together at Caffe Tempo tonight for a performance that will surely entertain and warm you up enough to get you back to your car. Lol Come early and grab the couch.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Jan. 18

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer is a pianist and electronic musician living in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He is influenced by classical and new age piano styles intermixed with electronic instruments. His musical pieces range from solo piano, to a mixture of synthesizer, looped phrases and drum machines.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Friday, Jan. 19th, 2018

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 19

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Derek Ramnarace

Derek Ramnarace leads the "Old Soul Society" and performs Americana, folk, rock, soul, and blues. Derek strikes out on his own and the singer/songwriter's emotionally raw, honest and heartfelt lyrics are wowing audiences everywhere. He tours in both the Midwest and Nationally.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

7pm Fri. Jan. 19

Live at the Acoustic Cafe: Qajaq

Qajaq (k?-?ak) is a singer-songwriter ambient duo from Chicago. They craft lush soundscapes inspired by the natural world. Formed in 2013 by David Shay, Qajaq, the Greenlandic word for kayak. Qajaq attempts to act as a vessel to a spiritual place where maybe some truth lies.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10pm Fri. Jan. 19

Stayin’ Alive

Stayin' Alive offers their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees playlist, singing blockbusters such as "Night Fever," "Jive Talkin'," "How Deep Is Your Love," "You Should be Dancing," "Nights on Broadway," and "Stayin' Alive." Stayin' Alive is the largest and most definitive production of its kind, offering big screen video clips, photos and dazzling imagery.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25-35 (prices subject to change)

Age: All Ages

9pm Fri. Jan. 19

Vinyl Nights: Big Tall Jake

Vinyl Nights are all about vibe, and on Thursdays it's Late Night Happy Hour from 9pm-11pm with half price taps. Sit back and enjoy a drink or a koldtbord from the late-night menu while featured local musicians, collectors, and tastemakers play classic and new vinyl records live on stage.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Saturday, Jan. 20th, 2018

10am-1pm Sat. Jan. 20

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Shane Leonard

A farm-focused weekend brunch (served 7am-1pm) with lively instrumental tunes from Shane Leonard. An array of midwestern and other brunch classics including omelettes, quiche, wild rice porridge, Belgian waffles, sandwiches, and more. A variety of classic and original morning drinks including mimosas, bloody marys, and more.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2:30-11pm Sat. Jan. 20

Vets Fighting 4 Vets Chili Cookoff & Bean Bag Tournament with Music by Shootin' Jack

Annual chili cook-off and bean bag tournament to raise money for veterans' services. Registration for the chili cook-off begins at 2:30pm. Tasting runs 3-6pm with the bean bag tourney to begin at 6pm. Registration at 5:30pm. Cash prizes for all winners. Live music by Shootin' Jack to follow from 7-11pm.

Veterans Center of Menomonie E4710 County Road BB, Menomonie

Cost: FREE ($25/tournament team registration, $10/chili entry)

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Sat. Jan. 20

Sacred Sound for the Soul

An evening of "Sacred Sound for the Soul" with 2017 Native American Music Award Nominees Peter Phippen (bamboo/wooden flutes) and Rahbi Crawford (crystal singing bowls).

Unity Christ Center 1808 Folsom St., Eau Claire

Cost: $15

7pm Sat. Jan. 20

Live Music at the Acoustic Cafe: Ravenwolf

RavenWolf performs classic rock, blues, folk, standards and original music. Kai Ulrica, of Wolves at the Door and WolfSong, and Anastasia Vishnevsky, of Manifest, are known for strong vocal harmonies and fresh arrangements of familiar songs.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7-11pm Sat. Jan. 20

Banbury Jam 2: Nick Foytik Band, and Paul Tweed Band

Live local music. Original songs by both bands, food, beer and wine available. Come check out local original artists in a comfortable relaxed environment at Forage.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

9pm Sat. Jan. 20

Late Jazz: Jeremy Boettcher + Josh Gallagher

Jeremy Boettcher has performed music throughout the world. He has toured extensively in S. Carey, traveling throughout the US, Canada, and Europe. Recently, Jeremy finished a residency for Jazz at Lincoln Center in Doha, Qatar. He will be joined by good friend and incredible talent, Josh Gallagher, on the piano.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Sunday, Jan. 21st, 2018

2-4pm Sun. Jan. 21

Church of Cash

The Church of Cash brings Johnny Cash's music to life, with style and energy, to fans everywhere. What the Church of Cash has that no one else can match is their loyalty to the song and the message that the Main in Black left to all of us. The band merely keeps his word alive with a youthful spirit that entertains audiences completely.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $18-25

10pm-1am Sun. Jan. 21

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Shane Leonard

In addition to his evening jazz sets at The Lakely, check out Shane's brunch sets featuring American folk music, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Jan. 23rd, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 23

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 23

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 23

Chippewa Valley Community Chorus - Spring Concert Rehearsals

The Chippewa Valley Community Chorus, under the direction of Cathy Reitz, will rehearse on Tuesdays. The concert dates are Saturday March 10 at 7pm and Sunday March 11 at 2pm. Join if you enjoy singing with a choir and performing (no memorization required).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

9pm Tue. Jan. 23

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, Jan. 24th, 2018

7-9pm Wed. Jan. 24

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, Jan. 25th, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Jan. 25

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

5:30-8:30pm Thu. Jan. 25

Dinner Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a musician based out of Northeast, Wisconsin. He performs over 300 shows a year with a myriad of groups ranging from jazz, funk, gospel, and original music. A graduate of UW-Eau Claire's music program, Mike is excited to return to Eau Claire with some of the Fox Valley's finest players.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

6:45-8pm Thu. Jan. 25

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. 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+

7pm Thu. Jan. 25

Live Music at Acoustic Cafe: Songwriters Showcase

Songwriters Showcase is a musical melting pot with some of the finest young talent in the Chippewa Valley unplugging for an all age evening of creative song and verse. The show will include local high school and college age singer songwriters on piano and guitar.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Jan. 25

UWEC Cabaret: American Legends

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program. For Dinner + Show tickets, dine in the Dulany at 5:30pm. Patrons also receive a dessert coupon. Cash bar available.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA for show, $43 GA Dinner + show; $4 discount for Youth and seniors; $8 discount for UWEC student

7:30-10pm Thu. Jan. 25

Victoria Shoemaker and Peter Phippen

Peter and Victoria return to Tempo on a Winter evening with the mournful yet soothing sounds of their world-wide selection of flutes.

Caffe Tempo 315 E Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Thu. Jan. 25

DURRY with Joe Graves

DURRY is an artist based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is known for his emotional and raw story music. DURRY has an easy to listen to sound and multiple originals such as "Lonely Boy" and "Golden Age", along with various covers of classics.

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

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Friday, Jan. 26th, 2018

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Dinner Jazz: Mike Malone Trio

Mike Malone is a musician based out of Northeast, Wisconsin. He performs over 300 shows a year with a myriad of groups ranging from jazz, funk, gospel, and original music. A graduate of UW-Eau Claire's music program, Mike is excited to return to Eau Claire with some of the Fox Valley's finest players.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

5:30-8:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Live at Northwoods Brew Pub: Red Tide

Inspired from the sweet lullabies of the ebb and flow of the ocean's tides, this acoustic/singer-songwriter duo offers contemporary, soulful listening. Red Tide is composed of two best friends, Kelsey Nocek and Cate Lucas.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All ages with parent

7-9pm Fri. Jan. 26

Other Brothers Band - Live Music & Dancing

David Schrader (Sue Orfield Band), Barry Wells (Dixie and the Dreamers) and John Utphall (North of Dixie) have joined Ken Rogers (Liscio) to bring you Jazz, Blues, and Swing favorites. These four seasoned local musicians cover selections by Wes Montgomery, David Sanborn, Lyle Lovett, Alvin Lee and Django Reinhardt. Don't forget your dancing shoes.

Raw Deal 603 S. Broadway St., Menomonie

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

Shenandoah 30th Anniversary Tour

Legendary country group Shenandoah will hit the tour trail in 2017 to commemorate 30 years of their classic sound.

The State Theatre 316 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: $45-59

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Fri. Jan. 26

UWEC Cabaret: American Legends

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program. For Dinner + Show tickets, dine in the Dulany at 5:30pm. Patrons also receive a dessert coupon. Cash bar available.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA for show, $43 GA Dinner + show; $4 discount for Youth and seniors; $8 discount for UWEC student

Saturday, Jan. 27th, 2018

Sat. Jan. 27

19th Annual Locopalooza Show Choir Competition

Features 16 talented teams from the Upper Midwest. Hosted at Altoona High School. Preliminary competition begins at 8:30am, and the finalists go on at 6:30pm.

Altoona High School 711 7th Street West, Altoona

Cost: $12 for preliminaries; $12 to attend finals; $16 all day pass

Age: All Ages

10am-1pm Sat. Jan. 27

Weekend Brunch With Musical Guest Shane Leonard

In addition to his evening jazz sets at The Lakely, check out Shane's brunch sets featuring American folk music, sometimes alone, sometimes with friends.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1-7:30pm Sat. Jan. 27

Firefighter Chili Cook-off Fundraiser, Beer Release, and Live Music

Mark your calendars for the release of 487 Maibock, Firefighters Chili Cook-off Fundraiser and music by Steven John Rindt, a local Eau Claire Firefighter. Chili cook off fundraiser for the EC Firefighters Community Charity 1-4pm. Beer release held all day. Live music from 3:30-7:30pm.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages with Parent/Guardian

2pm Sat. Jan. 27

Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra Presents: Family and Friends Concert

ECCO's annual free family concert. Maestro Frank A. Watkins conducts Prokokiev's "Peter and the Wolf" and Vivaldi's "Cello Concerto" featuring students from the Cello Connection. Event includes a musical instrument "petting zoo", crafts, refreshments and music by Mozart and Haydn.

Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2pm Sat. Jan. 27

UWEC Cabaret: American Legends

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program. For Dinner + Show tickets, dine in the Dulany at 5:30pm. Patrons also receive a dessert coupon. Cash bar available.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA for show, $43 GA Dinner + show; $4 discount for Youth and seniors; $8 discount for UWEC student

7pm Sat. Jan. 27

Naturehold and Nomad Return to The Venue

Naturehold, Nomad MN Tied To Tides and Skrog bring metal to the Venue.

The Venue 209 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 cover, $3 with student ID

Age: all ages

7pm Sat. Jan. 27

Live at Acoustic Cafe: Eggplant Heroes

Eggplant Heroes is an 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 (with an occasional poem by Wisconsin poet laureate Garland thrown in).

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Sat. Jan. 27

Run Like Hell - Pink Floyd Tribute Band

Based in St. Paul, MN, this band meticulously recreates the unique sound and spectacular visual show of Pink Floyd. The attention to detail and energetic performance recreates the excitement of the original Pink Floyd experience in a way that even the most serious fan can appreciate.

Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts 205 Main St. E, Menomonie

Cost: $23-30

7:30pm Sat. Jan. 27

UWEC Cabaret: American Legends

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program. For Dinner + Show tickets, dine in the Dulany at 5:30pm. Patrons also receive a dessert coupon. Cash bar available.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA for show, $43 GA Dinner + show; $4 discount for Youth and seniors; $8 discount for UWEC student

8:30-11:30pm Sat. Jan. 27

Live Music: Nick Hensley

Nick Hensley created Love Songs For Angry Men shortly after his band The District called it quits in 2002. Hensley’s alias and alter ego, Love Songs For Angry Men, was born to get people talking and through the doors. Now it’s is the title of his first solo effort and also used as a general band name.

Sheeley House Saloon 236 West River St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

9pm Sat. Jan. 27

Late Jazz: Tim Sullivan Group

Since graduating from Memorial High School in 2002, Tim's musical journey has taken him around the world. Living in Chicago, New Orleans, and New York City, he has been fortunate to work with a wide array of artists, ranging from Aretha Franklin to funk legend Fred Wesley to nearly a dozen NEA Jazz Masters.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Jan. 28th, 2018

10am-1pm Sun. Jan. 28

Lakely Brunch: Mari Carlson

Eau Claire area woodworkers are meeting up to chat, share tips/ticks, and otherwise just enjoy conversation about the shared craft.

The Lakely 516 Galloway Street, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE to attend (consult menu for brunch prices)

Tuesday, Jan. 30th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Jan. 30

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

6:30-7:30pm Tue. Jan. 30

Eau Claire Guitar Club

Looking to improve your playing? Have a specific question you need answered? Join instructor Tim Litscher for strumming and singing with players of all ages and abilities. Bring your favorite songs to share and learn new songs, too.

Eau Claire Music School 1620 Ohm Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $5

Age: 13+

7-9pm Tue. Jan. 30

Chippewa Valley Community Chorus - Spring Concert Rehearsals

The Chippewa Valley Community Chorus, under the direction of Cathy Reitz, will rehearse on Tuesdays. The concert dates are Saturday March 10 at 7pm and Sunday March 11 at 2pm. Join if you enjoy singing with a choir and performing (no memorization required).

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association Heyde Center for the Arts 3 S High St, Chippewa Falls

Cost: $25 Membership Fee

9pm Tue. Jan. 30

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)

Thursday, Feb. 1st, 2018

9:30-11am Thu. Feb. 1

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

7-9pm Thu. Feb. 1

Live Music: Milk and Whiskey

When Jim Phillips isn't practicing alchemy in his lab on campus or spending time with his family, you can find him playing bass or guitar with Davey J and friends, Jenny and the Lost Boys or sitting in with Jenny and the Jets. Jennifer Hazen is the Jenny of The Jets and The Lost Boys.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Feb. 1

UWEC Cabaret: American Legends

Featuring Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, University Symphony Orchestra, and the Jazz Program. For Dinner + Show tickets, dine in the Dulany at 5:30pm. Patrons also receive a dessert coupon. Cash bar available.

Ojibwe Ballroom, Davies Center, UW-Eau Claire Davies Center, 105 Garfield Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $22 GA for show, $43 GA Dinner + show; $4 discount for Youth and seniors; $8 discount for UWEC student