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Canadian heavy metal band Kobra and the Lotus will play today at Frankie’s Inner-City.



Legendary singer Smokey Robinson will perform at Hollywood Casino Friday.



A.J’s Doolittles: 8525 Secor Rd., Lambertville; 734-856-3838; Sugar Daddies: Fri.

Bar 145: 5305 Monroe St.; 593-0073; Noisy Neighbors: Fri.; Captain Sweet Shoes: Wed.

Bell Mell Tavern: 307 Fulton St., Port Clinton; 732-2760; Happy Hour Band: Sat.

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

The Blarney: 601 Monroe St.; 418-2339; Rick Whited: today; Karin Elizabeth and the Remedy Band: Fri.; Arctic Clam: Sat.

Bono Tavern: 843 Main St., Martin, O.; 836-8786; Chris Brown and guest: today

Bronze Boar: 20 S. Huron St.; 244-2627; Open Mic with Steve Kennedy: today; Beg To Differ: Fri.; Bush League: Sat.; Open Mic with Steve Finelli and Oliver Roses: Mon.

Catawba Inn: 4112 N. Crogan St., Catawba Island (Port Clinton); 797-2501; Kaptain Kurt: today; Frankie and the Bears: Fri.; Groove Monsters: Sat.; the Late Show: Sun.

Clamdigger Lounge: 1540 E. Elm Ave., Monroe; 734-243-2628; Breaking Ground: Sat.

Cock n’ Bull Tavern: 9 N. Huron St.; 244-2855; the Eight Fifteens: Fri.; the Rivets: Sat.

Distillery: 4311 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 382-1444; Venyx: Fri.; Hundred Dollar Baby: Sat.

FirePit Grille: 7723 Airport Hwy., Holland; 724-4441; Ben Barefoot and Frankie May: today.

Frankie’s Inner-City: 308 Main St.; 693-5300; Kobra and the Lotus, Drop Dead Silhouette, Human Juicebox: today; the Ataris, Chris Salyer, Kyle Tansel and more: Fri.; T.F.R., 10/​31, Sixx Digit, JO2, Midwest, Restriktid, Shotty, Jimi Kanklez: Sat.; Kingsfoil, Rookie of the Year, SayWeCanFly, Walk Like Salen, Light Horizon, Just Us: Sun.


Alternative rock band Everclear, along with Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog will play at Hollywood Casino on Saturday.


H Lounge: Hollywood Casino, 777 Hollywood Blvd.; 661-5200; Distant Cousinz: Fri.; Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensations: Sat.; Outdoor Concert Series: Smokey Robinson: Fri., 8; Summerland Tour featuring Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6 and Spacehog: Sat., 7.


Toledo native guitarist Jeff Kollman will play Friday at Mainstreet with special guest Liquorbox.


Mainstreet: 141 Main St.; 697-6297; Jeff Kollman Band, Liquorbox: Fri., Ekoostik Hookah: Sat.

Oarhouse: 5044 Suder Ave.; 671-6256; Kentucky Chrome: Fri; Noisy Neighbors: Sat.;Open Mic with Fire and Ice: Sun.

One2 Lounge in Treo Restaurant: 5703 Main St., Sylvania; 882-2266; Stonehouse: Fri.

Ottawa Tavern: 1815 Adams St.; 725-5483; North: Fri.

Packo’s at the Park: 7 S. Superior St.; 246-1111; Dave Carpenter: Fri.; the Foundation: Sat.

The Roadhouse: 11535 W. Central Ave., Richfield Center, O.; 829-2223; Streetwize: today; Kentucky Chrome: Sun.

Shellukes: 1673 E State St, Fremont; 334-9133; Kevin Clark: Sun.

Thirsty’s Pub: 14225 S. Custer Rd., Dundee, Mich.; 734-529-2200; Four Twenty Seven: Fri.

Tin Pan Saloon: 19350 Sumpter Rd., Belleville, Mich.; 734-699-7066; Flyte ‘66: Sat.

Village Idiot: 309 Conant St., Maumee; 893-7281; the House Band: Fri.; Jack and the Bear: Fri.; Frankie May and Ben Barefoot: Mon.

Ye Olde Durty Bird: 2 S. St. Clair St.; 243-2473; Distant Cousinz: Fri.; Vintage Mojo: Sat.


Barr’s Public House: 3355 Briarfield Blvd., Maumee; 866-8466; Brian Bocian: today; Chris Shutters: Fri.; Jak Schilb and Mudfoot: Sat.

Belle Lounge: 3145 Hollister Ln., Perrysburg; 874-4555; Ryan Dunlap: today; the Pin-Up Project: Fri.; Meaghan Roberts: Sat.; Brandon Wilbarger: Sun.; Zak Ward: Wed.

Cheers Sports Eatery: 7131 Orchard Centre Dr., Holland; 491-0990; Madison Binkley: Fri.

Ciao Ristorante: 6064 Monroe St., Sylvania; 882-2334; Candice Coleman and Chris Brown: Mon., Tue.

Cock n’ Bull Tavern: 9 N. Huron St.; 244-2855; Captain Sweet Shoes: today; Bobby May and John Barile: Fri.; Jeff Stewart: Tue.; Open Mic with Danny Mettler: Wed.

Cocoa House Lounge: 7400 Lewis Ave., Temperance; 734-224-7051; Picking Kelly: today.

Doc Watson’s: 1515 S. Byrne Rd.; 389-6003; Rance Crane: Fri.; Dave Carpenter and Shawn McMahon: Sat.

Frontier Bar and Grill: 5082 Douglas Rd.; 567-315-8185; Joni Coats: today; Open Mic with Deno Monnett and Friends: Fri.

Lair Lounge: 3332 Glendale Ave.; 385-7850; Chris Shutters: Tue.

The Local: 7723 Airport Hwy., Maumee; 450-3234; Elixer: Sat.

Papa’s Tavern: 1328 Liberty St.; 697-0644; Sean Williams: Wed.

Real Seafood: 22 Main St.; 697-5427; Candice Coleman and Chris Brown: Fri., Sat.

River Cafe and Marina: 6215 Edgewater Dr., Erie, Mich.; 734-723-7405; Elixer: Fri.; Kevin Korecki: Sun.

Table Forty4: 610 Monroe St.; 725-0044; Jason Hudson: today; Fire and Ice: Fri.; Trio Not: Sat.

Village Idiot: 309 Conant St., Maumee; 893-7281; John Barile and Bobby May: Tue.; Andrew Ellis: Wed.

Village Inn: 4984 N. Holland Sylvania Rd., Sylvania; 882-0338; Steve and Tim: today.

Ye Olde Durty Bird: 2 S. St. Clair St.; 243-2473; Johnny Rodriguez, Steve Kennedy and Mike Harshmann: today; Chris Knopp: Fri.; Kennedy Richards: Sat.; Josh Whitney: Sun.; the New Mondays: Mon.; Barile and May: Tue.; Kyle White: Wed.


Cock n’ Bull Tavern: 9 N. Huron St.; 244-2855; Dick Lange Blues Jam: Sun.

Deet’s Barbecue: 1385 Conant St., Maumee; 893-2335; Slim and Slam: Wed.

Degage Jazz Cafe: 301 River Rd., Maumee; 794-8205; Candice Coleman, Chris Brown: Sun.

Lair Lounge: 3332 Glendale Ave.; 385-7850; Open Mic with Lucas County Blues Band: Wed.

One2 Lounge in Treo Restaurant: 5703 Main St., Sylvania; 882-2266; the Good, the Bad, the Blues: Sat.

Panama J’s: 2174 Broadway St.; 244-6191; Open Mic with Point Blank Blues: today.

Papa’s Tavern: 1328 Liberty St.; 697-0644; Bobby May and Friends: today.

The Roadhouse: 11535 W. Central Ave., Richfield Center, O.; 829-2223; Johnny Reed and the Houserockers: Wed.

West Side Bistro: 3324 Secor Rd.; 531-2427; Jeff Williams Group: Tue.


Aqua Lounge: Grand Plaza Hotel, 444 N. Summit St.; 241-5299 /; Jazz On the Maumee: Generations of Jazz Musicians!: Wed.

Degage Jazz Cafe: 301 River Rd., Maumee; 794-8205; Damen Cook: today; Cynthia Kaay-Bennett: Fri.; Paul Vornhagen: Sat.; Gene Parker: Tue., Wed.

FirePit Grille: 7723 Airport Hwy., Holland; 724-4441; the Foundation: Sun.

Forrester’s: 26 Main St., 691-2626; Maumee River Jazz Series: Wed.

Hamway’s On the Main: 5577 Monroe St., Sylvania; 885-0290; Mike Whitty and Cliff Murphy: Sat.

J Brown’s Trotters Tavern: 5131 Heatherdowns Blvd.; Jeff McDonald’s Big Band All Stars: Tue.

J. Patrick’s Pub: Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 U.S. 20, Perrysburg; 874-3111; Jackpot: Fri., Sat.; Jackson Square Atrium: Gene Parker’s brunch show: Sun.

Jill’s On the River: Days Inn, 1800 Miami St.; 661-8577; Mike Whitty: Wed.

Real Seafood: 22 Main St.; 697-5427; Kelly Broadway and Mike Lorenz: today.

Sodbuster: 5758 N. Main St., Sylvania; 517-1045; Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland: Wed.

Swig’s: 219 Louisiana Ave, Perrysburg; 873-6223; the Pinup Project: Sat.

Village Idiot: 309 Conant St., Maumee; 893-7281; Bob Rex and Friends, Dooley Wilson: Sun.

Ye Olde Durty Bird: 2 S. St. Clair St.; 243-2473; Quick Trio: Sun.; Ruth Nichols Trio: Tue.


Canoe Club: 5831 East Harbor Rd. Marblehead, O.; 960-7030; Justo Saborit Salsa Band: Sun.


Angelo’s Northwood Villa: 6630 S. Dixie Hwy., Erie, Mich.; 734-848-0090; Tom Szor: Fri.

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:

If you’re the owner of a club or a bar, we need: Name and address of the club and when it was established; name of the owner; what makes your place unique; origin of the club or bar’s name; type of music or entertainment you feature; clientele (typical age range); upcoming special events, and website if you have one, along with a high-res jpeg. Send information to Andrea Rodriguez-Ahl at arodriguez@, and if you have any questions, call her at 419-724-6523.

If you’re a member of 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 website. Email the information along with a high-res jpeg that includes band member IDs to Andrea Rodriguez-Ahl at

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