Special Events: Clara's on the River,
Battle Creek, Michigan

Clara's on the River: Best of the Southwest Winner

Below: 2019 Featured Bands/Musicians
at Clara's on the River
Stop in
to enjoy music by the river!


Terry Lower
Terry Lower, Pianist/Composer
After studying composing/arranging and performance at Berklee School of Music in Boston, Terry returned to Michigan and for over 30 years has been active on the Jazz scene both here and abroad performing and/or recording with many Jazz greats including Frank Morgan, David “Fathead” Newman, Bobby Shew, Hendrik Meurkins, Kevin Mahogany and Benny Golson to name a few. Article about Terry Lower band.

2019 Dates for August

Wed: August 7, 14, 21, 2019
Thu: August 1, 8, 22, 29, 2019
Fri: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019

with various musicians. See the link to the calendar for accompanyists.



Edye Evans Hyde has been performing jazz, blues and pop music for over 20 years in West Michigan, Los Angeles and Asia. Edye has shared the stage with world renowned blues singer Linda Hopkins, pop singer Michael Bolton, actress Connie Stevens, the late Ray Charles and Cuban trumpet player, Arturol Sandoval. Edye has also appeared with The Grand Rapids Symphony and The West Shore Symphony performing songs from her acclaimed CD’s Girl Talk, and Lady with A Song.
Hear Edye sing at Clara's on the River - on the patio - or inside if it is raining -

2019 Dates for August

Thu: August 1, 8, 15, 22, 2019
Fri: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 2019

Clara's Entertainment Calendar

Lana Hoffman

Lana Hoffman

Lana Hoffman on Facebook

2019 Dates for August

Wed: August 7, 14, 21, 2019
Thu: August 29, 2019
Fri: August 30, 2019

Come out and hear the wonderful vocalist from Kalamazoo..

Clara's Entertainment Calendar

Up Dixieland

We play Dixieland Jazz in Battle Creek and the mid-Michigan area.

Read more about George Pendilll...

George Pendell,

Our motto is - -
"We're Up the Creek,
but We've Got a Paddle"

Wed: July 31, 2019
Wed: Aug. 28, 2019


Clara's Entertainment Calendar


Patio dining
Clara's is honored by many votes in the "Best of the SouthWest" contest by the Battle Creek Enquirer. See more below!
Best of the Southwest

Read about all of the winners of the "Best of the Southwest" contest from the Battle Creek Enquirer, and how Clara's "sweeped up wins in four categories!"

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Clara's on the River, 44 McCamly St. N., Battle Creek, MI 49017 • 269-963-0966