Summertime in Eau Claire means outdoor dining, exploring the Chippewa River, and listening to live music! Almost every night of the week, you can tune into live music performances at the annual summer concert series. Find your beat at country concerts, rock performances, groovy blues bands, folk songs, and more in Eau Claire, Osseo, Altoona, and beyond every week of summer. Check out where to catch daily live music in Eau Claire at weekly reoccurring concert series this season!

A crowd of people listening and dancing to live music in River Prairie Park


Kickin' It Country

Country music kicks off the week in River Prairie Park at 6:30 PM throughout the whole summer. Bands like Bear Creek Band, 3 Beers Down, The Nashville North Band, and many more invite country music lovers to dance in River Prairie, fill up at the food trucks, shop vendors, and soak in the summer weather. Check out the Kickin' It Country page to see the 2024 schedule, lineup, and more info!

Osseo Summer Concert Series

Music nights have made their way to Osseo, WI for a summer concert series! Every Monday from 6-8 PM, the Garber Bandshell in Central Park holds live bands for the whole family to enjoy. Each week is sponsored by a local business or family and has a theme like "Dressing to the 80s," "Driver Your ATV to Town," "Christmas in July," "Tribute to Healthcare Workers," "Old Fashion Family Fun Night," and more. Music starts June 3, 2024, and occurs every Monday until September 2, 2024. See the entire summer's schedule here!

An audience sitting on benches in Owen Park listening to Tuesday Night Blues


Tuesday Night Blues

Tuesday is Blues-day in Eau Claire! Tuesday Night Blues takes place in Owen Park every Tuesday evening at 6:30 PM. The park is the perfect location to relax to the blues, take in views of the Chippewa River, hang your hammock, or get up and dance to the beat. Tuesday Night Blues runs through the end of August and features a wide range of artists and musical talents throughout the summer. The food trucks are always cooking, the tunes are groovy, and the vibes are high at this weekly concert series. See the Tuesday Night Blues schedule here.

Nashville North USA

A piece of Nashville has made its way into the Chippewa Valley with monthly country concerts in Fall Creek, WI! Nashville North USA is a summer concert series that occurs on one of the earliest Tuesdays of the month. This summer, catch Kentucky Headhunters & Confederate Railroad on June 4th, The Bellamy Brothers on July 9th, T. Graham Brown on August 6th, and Ned Ledoux on September 7th, 2024. Check out their page to learn more about Nashville North, and find more ways to explore Fall Creek here!

A mom and daughter listening to live music at River Prairie in Altoona, WI


Rock'n On The River

You've made it to midweek! Celebrate with rock tunes back in River Prairie at Rock'n On The River. Hundreds of people gather every week with lawn chairs, blankets, or their dancing shoes and listen to bands like Margaritaville, The Thundermen, 40 Fingers, and more. You don't have to worry about cooking on Wednesdays as River Prairie Park has food trucks and various patio restaurants to choose from on Wednesday evenings. Check out the full lineup for Rock'n On The River in River Prairie!

The crowd at Volume One's Sounds Like Summer outdoor concert series at Phoenix Park


Sounds Like Summer

When you pass by Phoenix Park on Thursday evenings, you'll literally think, "Wow, it sounds like summer!" What you're hearing is live folk music, crowds dancing and singing along, food trucks cooking, and the Chippewa River flowing by. The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series takes place June through August from 6-8 PM and features a few artists each night. The crowd sits on the banks of the Chippewa River, and dancers join the bands in the middle of the park. Of course, food trucks are on-site to serve dinner and desserts, and many other local vendors bring their goods to Phoenix Park on Thursday evenings. Visit the link to see the entire Sounds Like Summer schedule for 2024.

a band playing at The Plus in Eau Claire


See our Event Calendar!

If there's one thing about Eau Claire, it's that you can find live music somewhere almost every night of the week. Whether you're at bars in downtown Eau Claire, wineries in Wheaton, or you're at lounges drinking cocktails, the music scene covers all settings in the Chippewa Valley. Find regular live entertainment at River Bend Winery & Distillery, The Lakely, The Plus, and more. The Eau Claire Farmers Market features live music on Saturday mornings, and many other events host bands and artists to perform in Eau Claire. Stay in touch with our event calendar to see where bands are performing around the area this summer!

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