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

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

Below: 2016 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.

Wednesday July 6, 20, 2016
Thursdays July 7, 21, 26 2016
Fridays July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2016
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 -
Thursdays and Fridays

Thursdays, July 7, 21, 28 2016
Friday, July 8, 15, 22, 29 2016

Clara's Entertainment Calendar


Sunny Wilkinson - Sunny has been singing out for quite some time from jazz clubs to studios, movies to TV shows. She has sung with the Count Basie Orchestra, Dave Brubeck, Edgar Winter band, Rob McConnell's Boss Brass, Bill Watrous, Marvin Stamm and, most often, with her own small combos.

Friday, July 1, 2016



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