Pre-Party

Get To Know The Blue Ox Pre-Party

Performances By: Pert Near Sandstone, Sam Bush, Dead Horses, and Them Coulee Boys

Thursday, May 18th Doors Open at 4:30

The Lismore Hotel in Eau Claire, WI – GET TICKETS


Enjoy a special evening with the music of Blue Ox Music Festival. Join us for hors d’oeuvres, Bell’s beer, and excellent music on Thursday, May 18th at the Lismore Hotel. Featuring Sam Bush, Pert Near Sandstone, Dead Horses, and Them Coulee Boys.

Sam Bush is a Grammy winning artist who has brought Bluegrass into modern times. His skill on the mandolin and fiddle are unmatched, and his energy that he brings on stage is contagious. This will be a special solo performance, in addition Sam will be sitting in with Pert Near Sandstone from Minneapolis. Opening up the night are Them Coulee Boys from Eau Claire, and Dead Horses from Milwaukee.

This will be a gathering of both the Eau Claire music and business community to showcase what our festival is all about.

Bell’s Brewery Happy hour – 4:30-6:00 PM

Hors D’oeuvres – 5:00-8:00 PM

Them Coulee Boys – 6:00 PM

Dead Horses – 7:00 PM

Sam Bush (solo) 8-8:30 PM

Pert Near Sandstone w/ Sam Bush – 8:30-10PM