Presale tickets to a May 19 performance by the Doobie Brothers in the Stranahan Theater are available through 5 p.m. tomorrow for Stranahan e-mail subscribers and fan club members. They go on sale to the public starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. Prices are $37.50, $45, or $55. Tickets will be available at the box office, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; through Ticketmaster outlets; ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Information: 419-381-8851.
Also at the Stranahan:
•The musical comedy The Church Basement Ladies will have shows at 2 and 7 p.m. March 16. Tickets are $25, $30, and $35 at the box office, 381-8851. Group prices are also available by calling 419-537-9106.
•The comedy show Good 4 the Soul is scheduled at 6 p.m. March 21, featuring Horace H.B. Sanders, Ron Baker, Jr., and gospel vocalist Vickie Winans. Tickets are $35.
Comedian, musician, and ventriloquist Taylor Mason will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 12 in the Maumee Indoor Theatre, 601 Conant St. Tickets, $25 for adults and $20 for students are available at LifeWay Christian Store, 4121 Talmadge Rd., 419-472-1212.
The Irish rock band Screaming Orphans returns to Lourdes College at 8:30 p.m. March 19. The four sisters who make up the band will perform their own music, which is a combination of traditional Irish music and music inspired by the Beatles, R.E.M., and the Indigo Girls. They'll be in Ebeid Student Center in the lower level of Delph Hall, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. Tickets are $10 for the public and free to those with a Lourdes College ID. Information: 419-517-8946.
Celtic Crossroads will celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a concert at 3 p.m. March 14 in the River Raisin Center for the Arts, 114 South Monroe St., Monroe. The seven Irish musicians play more than 20 instruments and perform music as diverse as Eastern European Gypsy, North American bluegrass, classical and jazz, and traditional Celtic. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors, and $15 for students from the center's box office or by calling 734-242-7722.
Grammy-nominated bluegrass group the Grascals will perform at 8 p.m. March 19 in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg. Tickets are $22 and $26. Information: 567-661-2787.
The Croswell Opera House in Adrian will present Blue's Clues Live! at 7 p.m. March 19 and 20 and 2 p.m. March 21 in the theater, 129 East Maumee St. Based on the Nickelodeon television series, the show features Steve and his larger-than-life puppy, Blue, in an interactive program. A family ticket for two adults and two children is $25. Single tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and $6 for children 12 and younger. Information: 517-264-7469.
The New Christy Minstrels will be in concert at 7 p.m. March 27 in the Sylvania High School Performing Arts Center, 7225 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania. Toledo entertainer Eddie Boggs is a member of the group. Tickets are $20 and $25 from the Franciscan Center box office, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. Information: 419-824-3999.
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