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

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

Below: 2018 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.

Wed: August 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018
Thu: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2018
Fri: August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018

Wed: July 4, 11, 25, 2018
Thu: July 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018
Fri: July 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018

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 -

Fridays: August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2018

Thu: July 12, 2018
Fri: July 6, 20, 27, 2018

Clara's Entertainment Calendar


Lana Hoffman

Come out and hear the wonderful vocalist from Kalamazoo..
Lana Hoffman

Lana Hoffman on Facebook

Wednesdays: August 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018

Wed: July 11, 25, 2018
Fri: July 13, 2018


Emma Lee Aboukasm

Emma Lee Aboukasm is an award-winning, Detroit-based recording artist, vocalist, pianist, and composer. Educated in classical and jazz music at the University of Michigan, she is now performing everywhere, including intimate venues like the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe to expansive ones like the Detroit Jazz Festival. Emmalee is on the vanguard of contemporary music in the heart of metro-Detroit.

Emma's website: emmalee-sings.com

Thu: August 30, 2018

Wed: July 4, 2018
Thu: July 26, 2018


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