Saturday, Oct. 20th, 2018

5-7:30pm Sat. Oct. 20

Live Music: Steven John Rindt

Live music, local art, food, wine, coffee, and dessert.

Vino Cappuccino N5734 Hwy 12, Elk Mound

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Oct. 20

23rd Annual Big Monster Bash

Featuring 6 local jazz bands from South MS, EC North, EC Memorial and Elk Mound HS for your listening and dancing enjoyment. Swing lessons with T4 Dance Company start at 6:30pm.

The Oxford 1814 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Ticket price online

7-10pm Sat. Oct. 20

Live Music: WolfSong

Introducing WolfSong, Kai Ulrica and Nikk Wolfe of Wolves at the Door on Acoustic guitars and vocals joined by Larry Past on upright bass and vocals playing Acoustic Electric Euro-gypsy rock in the country.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 20

SOLD OUT: Phil Cook: People Are My Drug

Phil Cook asserts that prioritizing positivity and community is a radical choice with his solo album, People Are My Drug. He takes his fight to keep love alive to the Jamf Theatre with guest artist Andy Jenkins.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - Jamf Theater 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: Starting at $20

Age: All Ages

8pm Sat. Oct. 20

Live Music: Antonio Salerno

Antonio's unique style combines sophisticated jazz vocals and harmonies with complex Classical techniques with a modern twist.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Sunday, Oct. 21st, 2018

2-4pm Sun. Oct. 21

Chamber Choir Concert

Under the direction of Dr. Frank A. Watkins, Novum Voce is the newest ensemble to the UWEC choral family. This small chamber ensemble of 16-24 voices sings advanced repertoire from the early Renaissance to music of the 21st century.

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

Cost: $6 for adults, $4 for students, youth, and senior citizens

Age: All Ages

8-10pm Sun. Oct. 21

Gallery Show: J.E. Sunde + Anna Tivel + Jeffrey Martin

J.E. Sunde is the solo project of Jonathan Sunde. Before striking out on his own, Jon spent years making beautifully unusual music with The Daredevil Christopher Wright. In July, 2014 he released his first solo album, Shapes That Kiss The Lips Of God, with Cartouche Records out of Davenport, IA.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $8 in advance / $10 at the door

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Oct. 23rd, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 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. Oct. 23

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+

Wednesday, Oct. 24th, 2018

7-9pm Wed. Oct. 24

Jazz Session

A night of jazz and improvised music with host, Josh Gallagher. 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, Oct. 25th, 2018

7-10pm Thu. Oct. 25

Converge Radio Presents: Shane Leonard

Shane Leonard is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer living in Eau Claire. Kalispell's second record, Printer's Son, Connects an improvisational heart with meticulously constructed arteries of melody.

Xpeditions Bar and Coffee 1319 Main St, Bloomer

Cost: $5

Age: All Ages

7-9pm Thu. Oct. 25

Live Music: The Reitz and Wells Duo

After many years of teaching together we decided to get together and do more of what we love best - making music. We like to think of ourselves as, Reitz and Wells - the 60's sing the 70's. Their repertoire includes Carole King, the Carpenters, the Beatles, James Taylor, Sonny and Cher, and more.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-10:30pm Thu. Oct. 25

Live Music: Jeff White

Americana/Alt-country & Outlaw Folk from the hills of western Wisconsin. Blending warm tones, reverbs, delays & vibrato, Jeff White sings of love, loss & lust with an Americana vibe, channeling the wide emotional spirit of human nature.

The Varsity Club 2106 N Clairemont, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Friday, Oct. 26th, 2018

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

Live Music: Bourbon House Acoustic

Bourbon House Acoustic shows are rockin', soulful and groovy, drawing on inspiration from the belting singers and guitar heroes of the late 1960's and 1970's. Expect to hear a diverse mix of Southern rock, psychedelia, blues, and hard rock.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: all ages with parent

7-10:30pm Fri. Oct. 26

Converge Radio Presents: Bad Bad Hats

Named for a trouble-making character from the Madeline children's books, Bad Bad Hats is defined by a balance of sweet and sour. Their music honors classic pop songwriting, with nods to nineties rock simplicity and pop-punk frivolity. Opening act: Whale House.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $10

Age: All Ages

7pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Wandarlie

Performs folk and cover songs with soul and emotion. Wandarlie has two musicians, Wanda Miller (vocalist) and Charlie Walters (Guitarist), both lifelong musicians that live in the Eau Claire area. They formed the band in August 2016. You will see them performing at various venues in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Last Romantic

Last Romantic, playing alt-rock originals out of Eau Claire since 2017.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

8pm Fri. Oct. 26

Live Music: Trapper Schoepp

NPR Music describes Trapper Schoepp as “Rootsy, cinematic rock that charms as it soars.”

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

9pm-2am Fri. Oct. 26

All Hallows Eve Monsters Ball

A fun and entertaining evening filled with live music, dramatic performances, art, raffles, and costume contests. Will benefit Lutheran Social Services Eau Claire Opioid Treatment Programs and the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic.

Pablo Center at the Confluence - Jamf Theater 128 Graham Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $50/person, $90/couple, $40 student; prices increase day-of.

Age: 18+

Saturday, Oct. 27th, 2018

7-10pm Sat. Oct. 27

Northwoods Brew Pub Spook-tacular Halloween Party

Calling all ghouls, goblins, and ghosts for a Halloween party. Kids "Trunk or Treat" from 2-4pm in the parking lot, and live music from Bear Creek Band from 7-10pm. Featuring food & drink specials all day.

Northwoods Brewpub & Grill 50819 West St., Osseo

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Oct. 27

Live Music: Eggplant Heroes

An Americana collaboration among Duffy Duyfhuizen, Max Garland, Joel Pace, Olaf Lind, Caleb Horne, Dan Zerr, and Lucas Fischer. Mixing original tunes with covers they 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

7:30pm Sat. Oct. 27

The Shillelagh Lads

Help to celebrate the last 9 years of contribution from this favorite, regional, Eau Claire-based Irish pub band. The show will include some past lads performers (including the dancers from Chippewa Valley Irish Dance) and a variety of dance tunes, ballads and hymns, and some great memories.

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

Cost: Adults $13, Seniors $12, Youth $6

8pm Sat. Oct. 27

Fright Club: Halloween Bash by Clear Water Comedy + Showtime Wrestling

Featuring in-ring roast battles from Clear Water Comedy. Wrestling matchups from Showtime Championship Wrestling. Spooky jams from sloslylove, evil riffs from Ronald Raygun, and DJ sets from Two Castles and DJ Hot Donna. Costume contests, wrestler entrance contest, and more.

The Plus 208 S. Barstow St, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 adv, $10 GA

Age: 18+

Sunday, Oct. 28th, 2018

10am-1pm Sun. Oct. 28

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

Seeger, a staple in the Eau Claire bluegrass scene, will play a mix of fiddle tunes, Celtic, and some originals with fiddle and square neck guitar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

1:30pm Sun. Oct. 28

Clearwater Revue

A benefit to end homelessness in Eau Claire, proceeds will help families move into sustainable housing. Showcases Eau Claire's outstanding musicians, writers, actors, comedians, and dancers in a variety show that will inspire all ages. Hosted by radio personality John Murphy.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 for kids under 12, $15 for students, $20 seniors, $25 adults

Age: All Ages

Monday, Oct. 29th, 2018

7:30pm Mon. Oct. 29

Ray LaMontagne: Just Passing Through

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne brings his acoustic tour to Eau Claire following the release of his 7th studio album.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Starting at $42

Tuesday, Oct. 30th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Oct. 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. Oct. 30

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+

Thursday, Nov. 1st, 2018

7pm Thu. Nov. 1

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

7:30-9pm Thu. Nov. 1

BMB Concert

If half-time shows are not enough, fans of the Blugold Marching Band (the largest Division III Marching Band in the country) can watch BMB perform in a concert setting.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets are $3.50 for students and $7 for adults.

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Thu. Nov. 1

Kate Lindsey with Baptiste Trotignon: Thousands of Miles

Thousands of Miles is born out of an encounter between mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey and jazz pianist Baptiste Trotignon. The evening is a rich and varied program around the songs of Kurt Weill, from Nanna’s Lied and Trouble Man, to classics from The Threepenny Opera and Lost in the Stars.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets start at $35

Friday, Nov. 2nd, 2018

7pm Fri. Nov. 2

Live Music: D.B. Rouse

A migrant musician, D.B. and his guitar, Meal-Ticket, have worked as a lounge singer on a cruise ship, a singing ranch hand near Austin, TX, and as a hobo musician for the Grand Canyon Railway, all the while writing and refining his original songs and performances.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30-9:30pm Fri. Nov. 2

University Symphony Orchestra Concert

Conductor Nobu Yasuda leads the UWEC Symphony Orchestra in orchestral masterpieces.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Tickets are $3.50 for students and $7 for adults.

Age: All Ages

7:30-9pm Fri. Nov. 2

A Fall Recital

Local musicians and music students perform classical music of various composers. Enjoy an evening of music for strings, voice, saxophone, and piano.

Menomonie United Methodist Church 2703 Bongey Dr., Menomonie

Cost: Donations gratefully accepted

7:30pm Fri. Nov. 2

Michael Perry and the Longbeds

Perry began writing songs in the early 1990s during long nights when he was struggling to survive on prose. The music made by Perry and the Long Beds has been variously described as 'country folk,' 'roughneck folk,' 'folk-twang,' and Americana.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $15

Saturday, Nov. 3rd, 2018

10am-1pm Sat. Nov. 3

Weekend Brunch: 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

7-9pm Sat. Nov. 3

UWEC High School Honor Band, Op 53

The UWEC High School Honor Band attracts over 300 talented high school musicians from over 75 schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin. This concert features the three High School Bands' hard work throughout the day.

Pablo Center at the Confluence 120 Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3.50 for youth and students

Age: All Ages

7pm Sat. Nov. 3

Live Music: Oceana

Ocean is part folk, part rock, a splash of jazz with a whiskey chaser, and plenty of indie. Lacie Marie De Souza is a songstress with a captivating voice. Gerard Estella is a songwriter, guitar noodler, and piano monkey. Through voice and song they share stories of love, loss, and life.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 3

Forever Elvis

With heart and with the soul of a true entertainer, Art Kistler respectfully recreates illusions of the look, signature moves, energy and powerful sounds of the King of Rock 'n' Roll.

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

Cost: $25

7:30pm Sat. Nov. 3

WhiskeyBelles: Traditional Country and Americana Trio

An all-female traditional country and Americana trio based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Belles are widely known for captivating shows featuring their own take on classic and obscure vintage-country, Americana, folk-revival and roots-country tunes, with their witty originals sprinkled in.

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

Cost: Adults $15, Seniors $14, Youth $6

8pm Sat. Nov. 3

Live Music: Olive Sings

With a sound made for the back porch Olive Sings blends bluegrass, folk and blues to create a down home sound that is uniquely their own.

The Cabin UWEC Davies Center, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Sunday, Nov. 4th, 2018

10am-1pm Sun. Nov. 4

Weekend Brunch: Nick Seeger

Seeger, a staple in the Eau Claire bluegrass scene, will play a mix of fiddle tunes, celtic, and some originals with fiddle and square neck guitar.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

2-4pm Sun. Nov. 4

Gallery Show: Brett Newski

Known as the first band ever to be kicked out of Wal-Mart for playing an illegal show, Brett Newski & the No Tomorrow bring a 90's alternative sound across America this fall. Newski has played over 1200 shows on every continent except Antarctica.

The Oxbow Hotel 516 Galloway St., Eau Claire

Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door

Age: All Ages

Tuesday, Nov. 6th, 2018

1-3pm Tue. Nov. 6

Dunn Dulcimers

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

Christ Lutheran Church 1306 Wilcox St., Menomonie

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

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+

Wednesday, Nov. 7th, 2018

7pm Wed. Nov. 7

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.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Thursday, Nov. 8th, 2018

7-8pm Thu. Nov. 8

Jim Miller: Dulce et Decorum Est

The hour long program will feature folk singer and guitarist Miller performing songs by Eric Bogle, John McCutcheon, Pete Seeger and others and reciting poetry, letters, and prose.

Menomonie Public Library 600 Wolske Bay Rd, Menomonie

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

7pm Thu. Nov. 8

Live Music: Luke LeBlanc

Now 22, LeBlanc taught himself how to play guitar at age 11. Born and raised in Minneapolis' Northside, LeBlanc found himself opening for Phil Solem of Rembrandts, Joey Molland of Badfinger, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and the Ozark Mountain Daredevils.

Acoustic Cafe 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages