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Address: 127 North Main St., Bowling Green Phone: 419-353-5000 What makes your place unique: Historic 1920s art deco theater renovated into an upscale concert venue featuring wine/martini bar and 50 import/craft beers on tap Origin of the bar or club name: Clark and Hazel Young, the original owners, in 1925 decided to develop the vaudeville/silent movie theater. Their egalitarian relationship is reflected in their decision to split their first names to create the “Cla-Zel Theater” Ohio's oldest single-screen theater Type of music or entertainment you feature: contemporary indie music, rock, soul, folk, jazz, and blues. Recent concerts include Neko Case, Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek, Greencards, Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials, Corey Smith Clientele (typical age range): Range from mid 20s/30s to 50s Upcoming special events: Luke James of American Idol, M-Pact (Los Angeles), Pink Droid, a tribute to Pink Floyd, Stacy Mitchhart Band recorded for Documentary/Travel channel Web site:


The Blade's listing of clubs, live-music venues, and assorted things-to-do kicks off each week with a mini-feature on a band or a club.

If you're interested in being in this spot, here's what you need to do to make the Scene:

If you're a band, we need the band's name; lineup and instruments; the year the band formed; style of music; who you sound a little like; influences; favorite local venue; any CDs that have been released, and your Web site. E-mail the information along with a high-res jpeg that includes band member IDs to Rod Lockwood at

If you're a club or a bar, follow the format you see for the venue at right. Once again, you can send information to Rod Lockwood at, and if you have any questions, call him at 419-724-6159.

Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.

Rock and Alternative

A.J's Doolittle: 8525 Secor Rd., Lambertville; 734-856-3838; Double Shot: Fri.; Nick & Iain: Wed.

The Barnicle (Econo Lodge): 10530 Corduroy Rd., Oregon; MoJo Groove: Fri.

Basin Street Grille: 5201 Monroe St.; open jam with Dirt and Candle: tonight; the Erregulars: Sat

Bier Stube: 5333 Monroe St.; 841-7999; the Kirbys: Fri.

Blarney Irish Pub and Grill: 601 Monroe St.; 418-2339; Astra: tonight; 2 Dudes & a Chick: Fri.

Clamdigger's Big Digger: 1540 E. Elm Ave., Monroe; 734-243-2628; Hugh Rock: Sat.

ClaZel Theatre: 127 N. Main St., Bowling Green; 353-5000; Mark Kroos with Phantasmagoria: Fri.

Club Soda: 3922 Secor Rd.; 473-0662; MASFiNA: Fri., Sat.

Distillery: 4311 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 382-1444; the Bridges: tonight-Sat.

Dog House: 4935 Lewis Ave.; 478-6101; Bethany and Vince: Sat.

Fat Fish Blue: 6140 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg; 931-3474; East River Drive: Fri., Sat.

Firehouse 47: 6437 U.S. 223, Ottawa Lake, Mich.; 734-854-8751; the Rayz: Fri., Sat.

Good Times Sports Bar and Grill: 5119 Jackman Rd.; 472-7311; the Tribe: Sat.

Headliners: 4500 N. Detroit Ave.; 269-4500; Tantric: tonight.

Holiday Inn French Quarter: State Rt. 20, Perrysburg; J. Patrick's Pub: Green Eyed Soul: tonight-Sat.

Ladies Choice: 1637 Broadway; 270-3711; Flyte '66: Fri.

Magic Bag: 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, Mich.; 248-544-1991; Satin Peaches: Fri.; Mega 80s: Sat.

Michigan Tavern: 1680 Smith Rd., Temperance; 734-847-6105; Second Wind: Fri., Sat.

Mickey Finn's Pub: 602 Lagrange St.; 246-3466; Highland: tonight; the Lux, the Tides: Fri.; Champions of Breakfast: Sat.

Pizza Papalis: 519 Monroe St.; 246-9513; SeeAlice: Fri., Sat.

Roadhouse: 11900 Jeffers Rd., Grand Rapids; 832-4909; 56 Daze: Fri.; Bourbon Street: Sat.

SouthBriar Restaurant: 5147 Main St., Sylvania; 885-3351; Common Creed: Fri.

Toledo Mainstreet Bar and Grill: 141 Main St.; Toledo's Crossover Band: Fri.; Spring Fest with Fist, Skeleton Crue, Eloise, Sleeper Cell, Sonz of Sam: Sat.

Village Idiot: 309 Conant St., Maumee; 893-7281; the Nutones: Fri.; 4 finger5: Sat.; Frankie May: Mon.; Mark Mikel: Tue.; 5 Neat Guys with RC: Wed.

Village Inn: 4984 N. Holland-Sylvania Rd., Sylvania; 882-0338; the Coosters: Sat.

Wild Hog Saloon: 1260 W. Alexis Rd.; Haywire: Fri., Sat.

YeeHa's Buckin' Bar and Grill: 3150 Navarre Ave., Oregon; 693-8880; Big Ticket: Fri.; the Websters: Sat.


Avenue Bistro: 6710 W. Central Ave., Sylvania; 841-5944; Don and Rachel Coats: Wed.

Basin Street Grille: 5201 Monroe St.; Acoustic Skoobies: Fri.; Jeff Stewart: Wed.

Blue Devil: 938 W. Laskey Rd.; 720-4320; Scott Gressler: Sun.

Cheers Sports Eatery: 7131 Orchard Centre, Holland; Ryan Dunlap: Sat.

Cousino's Steak House: 1842 Woodville Rd., Oregon; 693-0862; Grape Smugglers Lite with Dave Stella, Joe Martin and Dale Bagle: Fri.; Somethin' Like That with Ray Crabtree and Lorilee Ash Green: Sat.

Doc Watson's: 1515 S. Byrne Rd.; 389-6003; Vince and Bethany: Sat.; Bobby May and John Barile: Sat., Mon.

Dorr Street Cafe: 5243 Dorr St.; 531-4446; Don and Rachel Coats: Sat., Wed.; Tom Goss: Fri.

ET's Bar: 7300 Secor Rd., Lambertville, Mich.; 734-568-6800; Dick McCarthy: Sat.

Firehouse 47: 6437 U.S. 223, Ottawa Lake, Mich.; Rachel and Don Coats: Tue.

Jed's Barbecue and Brew: 1566 Reynolds Rd.; 482-7043; Chris Shutters and Frankie: Wed.

J's Pub: River Place Shopping Plaza, 26611 N. Dixie Hwy., Perrysburg; 874-9058; Bobby May & John Barile: Tue.

John's Korner Bar and Grille: 2202 Tedrow; Johnny Rodriguez: tonight.

Magdalena's Bar and Grill: 1955 W. Alexis Rd.; Vince and Bethany: Fri.

Manhattan's: 1516 Adams St.; 243-6675; Bobby May and John Barile: Sat.

Nick & Jimmy's: 4956 Monroe St.; 472-0756; Jordan and Chris Brown: tonight.

Papa's Tavern: 1328 Liberty; 697-0644; Bobby May and Friends: tonight.

River Cafe and Marina: 6401 Edgewater Dr., Erie; 734-723-7405; Dan and Don: Sat.

Riverby Hills Golf Club: 16571 W. River Rd., Bowling Green; 878-5491; Bobby May and John Barile: Fri.

Shawn's Irish Tavern: 4400 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 381-1281; Johnny Rodriguez: Fri., Wed.

Tres Amigo Cantina: 8504 Secor Rd., Lambertville, Mich.; 734-854-8737; Don and Rachel Coats: Fri.

Village Idiot: 309 Conant St., Maumee; 893-7281; Bobby May & John Barile: Fri.; Bob Rex Jazz Trio and Mike Corwin: Sun.; Frankie May: Mon.; Mark Mikel: Tue.


Daily Grind: 7723 Airport Hwy.; 724-1433; Jack Schilb and Dan “Mudfoot” Hubbs: Mon.

Roadhouse: 11535 W. Central Ave., Berkey, Ohio; 829-2223; Buddy Boy Slim and the Blues Rockers: Sat.

Rhythm and Blues

Stella's Restaurant and Bar: 104 Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg; 873-8360; CJ and Company: tonight-Sat.

Jazz and Big Band

Degage Jazz Cafe: 301 River Rd., Maumee; Tim Whalen: tonight; Gene Parker: Fri., Sat., Wed.; Joe Sneider: Tue.

Holiday Inn: State Rt. 20, Perrysburg; Jackson Square Atrium: Gene Parker's brunch show: Sun.

Main Street Bar and Grill: 5758 Main St., Sylvania; 885-3351; Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland: Wed.

Murphy's Place: 151 Water St.; 241-7732; Christian Howes: Sat.

SouthBriar Restaurant: 517 Main St., Sylvania; 517-1111; the Gay Galvin Trio: Sat.


Senor Toros: 1001 Starr Ave.; 697-7606; Grupo Illusion: Sat.

Country/Country Rock

Dave's Hideaway Lounge II: 5347 N. Detroit; 470-9814; Bandera: Fri., Sat.


Blarney Irish Pub and Grill: 601 Monroe St.; 418-2339; Cluster Folk: Sat.


Mac and Tong's Place: 4330 W. Central; 531-3103; Ron Anthony: Fri., Sat.

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