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The War & Treaty

The War & Treaty

About The Village Idiot

Since 1997, The Village Idiot has played a pivotal role in the Toledo area music scene by providing a venue for both local and national acts. 2010 American Idol runer-up Crystal Bowersox performed here regularly prior to achieving fame. The Village Idiot features live music seven nights a week, but the rest of the time it is your neighborhood bar. The Idiot also features freshly made pizza, a wide selection of craft beers and a friendly and outgoing bartenders. Located in a 1920s era building in historic uptown Maumee, the welcoming atmosphere of the place attracts a wide variety of both musical acts and patrons.