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Todd Thibaud Band 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
Todd Thibaud is a Vermont born, Boston based Singer-Songwriter who’s songs are a slice of what life is really like…the pains and pleasures, love lost and life reborn. Using songwriters like Elvis Costello, Neil Finn,[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Feb 1 @ 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
BAKER THOMAS BAND  “…kind of a musical Robin Hood, robbing freely from the classic roots of American music and bringing it back to the common folks.”  – Billy Beard, Talent buyer/Boston Session drummer.
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Comanchero 10:00 pm
Comanchero
Feb 2 @ 10:00 pm
Comanchero
“Comanchero’s country-funk thunder melds a rambling jam sensibility with genuine boot-stomping twang. Shades of Widespread Panic, CAKE, and Wilco in these feverish Cactus Rock rhythms.” – Relix Magazine
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Leland Sundries 7:30 pm
Leland Sundries
Feb 3 @ 7:30 pm
“Leland Sundries, a band from New York led by Nick Loss-Eaton, is dedicated to storytelling in a way that recalls Woody Guthrie and his Folkways brethren. [Their] scrappy Americana will get you longing for empty two-lane highways and[...]
Citizen Slim 10:00 pm
Citizen Slim
Feb 3 @ 10:00 pm
Citizen Slim
 
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Feb 4 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
 Sunday Spins!  – Vinyl Lovers Unite! 3-8pm every Sunday! Sign up on the list and play two songs each turn.
Watch the Super Bowl HERE 6:30 pm
Watch the Super Bowl HERE
Feb 4 @ 6:30 pm
Watch the Super Bowl HERE
A big TV (well, big-ish, which is to say big for us) will take the place of a band tonight, playing the BIG game! Right after Sunday Spins, we’ll get ready for the 6:30 kick-off[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
David Johnston is a regular fixture in Harvard Square. You can find him on just about any sunny afternoon with his old Gibson guitar, his signature black jeans, and black hat – Busy during the[...]
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Feb 5 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Just look at the band; Dennis Brennan on harmonica, guitar and vocals. Tim Gearan on guitar and vocals. Steve Sadler on lap steel.  Jim Haggerty on bass and Andy Plaisted on drums. Check out a[...]
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Radium Girls 7:30 pm
Radium Girls
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm
Radium Girls
The original four members of Radium Girls got together at Ladies Rock Camp Boston in April 2014. Their semi-retired original punk hit “Security Theater” has been followed by a slew of originals crossing several genres[...]
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Feb 6 @ 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Fan Faves!  The Blue Ribbons list some of their interests: making good music for good people, and trying to occasionally scare each other. “Ray Charles and Tom Waits on a pirate ship with Sun Ra[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Fred Griffeth fronts Fandango  – Their celebrated selection of Americana music draws a loyal band of pious sisters and reform school brothers! – Truth . . .
Air Congo 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Feb 7 @ 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Boston-based African style band AIR CONGO play music from the 1960’s-70’s Kinshasa/Brazzaville scene–the music of Docteur Nico, Tabu Ley, Les Bantous De La Capitale, Franco et l’Orch TPOK Jazz, and more!
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
The Band Members: Melvern Taylor- Ukulele And the Fabulous Meltones: Matt Murphy -Upright BAss Dave Livingston – Slide Guitar Sir Bob Nash – Drums Genre: Post-Modern Parlor Music  – give it a listen HERE
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Feb 8 @ 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
ET – phone home –   yeah, yeah – but only after the Baker Thomas Band show . . .  they’re out of this world. . .“A whole bunch of musicians and a whole bunch[...]
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Los Goutos 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
Feb 9 @ 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
LOS GOUTOS “A veritable Grand Ole Opry with a modern sense of humor….”   (Music Connection Magazine) Featuring: Bruce Bartone (acoustic and electric guitars; bass guitar, keyboards; backing vocals); Mike Eigen (lead and backing vocals,[...]
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Grace Morrison Trio 7:30 pm
Grace Morrison Trio
Feb 10 @ 7:30 pm
Grace Morrison Trio
Grace Morrison is an award winning singer/songwriter. Her professional career has included stints performing with some of the most well known musicians in America including Eddie Money, J. Geils, Pete Francis of Dispatch, Chris Slade[...]
Mike Hastings Band 10:00 pm
Mike Hastings Band
Feb 10 @ 10:00 pm
Mike Hastings Band
“When Mike Hastings isn’t playing at local venues such as Toad, he can often be found busking around Davis and Harvard Square. Next time you’re out, keep an ear out for the sound of guitar[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyls as we get to take turns playing our faves… LEARN MORE
Chris McDermott 9:00 pm
Chris McDermott
Feb 11 @ 9:00 pm
Chris McDermott
with Jim Haggerty on Bass and Jorge Perez Albela on Drums – Chris McDermott is a very busy musician playing all over America,  Europe, and the Caribbean for over 25 years.  Posessing a truly unique rhythmic style he[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
David Johnston  – if you don’t know him, you have to stop by TOAD for Blue Monday – take a listen HERE where David talks about his influences and plays a bit of music –
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Feb 12 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Just look at the band; Dennis Brennan on harmonica, guitar and vocals. Tim Gearan on guitar and vocals. Steve Sadler on lap steel.  Jim Haggerty on bass and Andy Plaisted on drums. Check out a[...]
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Grant Bloom 7:30 pm
Grant Bloom
Feb 13 @ 7:30 pm
Grant Bloom
Grant Bloom was brought up learning classical piano; wedged between Dallas and Ft. Worth Texas. Much like a kid eating broccoli, he pushed it away, not realizing how beneficial the music was. Some years later, he[...]
The Wolff Sisters 10:00 pm
The Wolff Sisters
Feb 13 @ 10:00 pm
The Wolff Sisters
Hailing from the cobble stone streets of Boston, The Wolff Sisters blend rock, blues, and roots music into their own unique sound. Their gritty songs draw from adventures all over New England that shaped their[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
FANDANGO is as much a spiritual renewal as it is a reinterpretation of some of the best soul, blues, gospel, and Americana music ever written. With a loyal flock of followers (the flock that rock) to[...]
Air Congo 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Feb 14 @ 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Get your Valentine groove on with Congolese jazz and dance music from Air Congo!
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Todd Thibaud Band 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
Feb 15 @ 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
Todd Thibaud is a Vermont born, Boston based Singer-Songwriter who’s songs are a slice of what life is really like…the pains and pleasures, love lost and life reborn. Using songwriters like Elvis Costello, Neil Finn,[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Feb 15 @ 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
“You guys put on a hell of a show, a lot of fun!” – Steve Morse, long time Boston Globe music critic and freelance writier on the Baker Thomas Band . . .
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Barrett Anderson 10:00 pm
Barrett Anderson
Feb 16 @ 10:00 pm
Barrett Anderson
Hypnotic blues grooves fueled by vintage soul and Rock ‘n Roll – Fronted by Boston-based blue singer/guitarist, the award winning Barrett Anderson Band packs a mesmerizing, backbeat-heavy, hypo-boogie punch.
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Niall Connolly 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
At the core of every Niall Connolly song is the story, one that unfolds a layer with each listen.
The Library Band 10:00 pm
The Library Band
Feb 17 @ 10:00 pm
The Library Band
Joe and Matt have been playing and writing music together for a long time. As The Library Band, they combine stellar harmonies and multi-instrumental magic to ensure a pleasant reading experience.
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Feb 18 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
“Vinyl record sales are at a 28 year high” – Fortune April 2016  – See/Hear for yourself at Sunday Spins – every Sunday – bring your records and take turns sharing your faves!
Eleanor Bigsby 9:00 pm
Eleanor Bigsby
Feb 18 @ 9:00 pm
Eleanor Bigsby
Led by Lyle Brewer, Eleanor Bigsby  takes you on a trip down memory [penny] lane with killer instrumental Beatles tunes!
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
David Johnston  – if you don’t know him, you have to stop by TOAD for Blue Monday – take a listen HERE where David talks about his influences and plays a bit of music –
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Feb 19 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Just look at the band; Dennis Brennan on harmonica, guitar and vocals. Tim Gearan on guitar and vocals. Steve Sadler on lap steel.  Jim Haggerty on bass and Andy Plaisted on drums. Check out a[...]
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Jeff Conley 7:30 pm
Jeff Conley
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm
Jeff Conley
Jeff Conley opened and played with Black Marmot in April of 2011. Jeff has been described as “Mellow, yet upbeat folk tunes served on homemade, antique, electric instruments.” 3 years ago, two 1960’s Gibson guitars[...]
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
Feb 20 @ 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
“Danielle Miraglia is a dynamic and captivating musician; her rich soulful voice and blues guitar mastery resonate in a performance both rare and unforgettable.” – Paul Patchel, State Street Blues Festival, Media, PA Her project, Danielle[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
“I still believe the lessons I learned when I was raised in a Roman Catholic household. Like, it’s harder for a rich man to get into heaven than for a camel to go through the[...]
Air Congo 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Feb 21 @ 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Boston-based African style band AIR CONGO play music from the 1960’s-70’s Kinshasa/Brazzaville scene–the music of Docteur Nico, Tabu Ley, Les Bantous De La Capitale, Franco et l’Orch TPOK Jazz, and more!
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
The Band Members: Melvern Taylor- Ukulele And the Fabulous Meltones: Matt Murphy -Upright BAss Dave Livingston – Slide Guitar Sir Bob Nash – Drums Genre: Post-Modern Parlor Music  – give it a listen HERE
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The Whiskey Geese 10:00 pm
The Whiskey Geese
Feb 23 @ 10:00 pm
The Whiskey Geese
The Whiskey Geese are: Tyler Wayne – acoustic guitar, vocals, foot tamborine, melodica Dane Anderson – acoustic guitar, vocals, foot percussion A high flyin’ power duo.
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Jill McCracken 7:30 pm
Jill McCracken
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm
Jill McCracken
Jill McCracken is an indie songstress that thrives on classic pop and soul. Her catalog of original songs over the past 10 years have evolved from an indie rock upbringing to a soulful pop sound that[...]
Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam 10:00 pm
Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam
Feb 24 @ 10:00 pm
Andy Mowatt's Steely Jam
“Consistently stellar” (Price, PA Musician Mag), “Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam” is a funk-driven powerhouse from Pennsylvania, led by guitarist Andy Mowatt, “an absolute musical genius” (Devoy, Tellus 360) and “jazz-rock flamethrower on guitar” (Campbell, Gigspots).[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
“Vinyl record sales are at a 28 year high” – Fortune April 2016  – See/Hear for yourself at Sunday Spins – every Sunday – bring your records and take turns sharing your faves!
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead) 8:00 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Ship of the Sun celebrates the music of the Grateful Dead with a fun, free-wheeling, danceable show that pays tribute to the sounds of rock & roll’s most unique band. Ship of the Sun came[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Peter Wolf (formerly of the J Geils Band), whose brilliant Midnight Souvenirs—released in 2010—included  David Johnston’s “I Don’t Wanna Know.” This song went on to become the second single from that album, and was performed on[...]
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Feb 26 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Just look at the band; Dennis Brennan on harmonica, guitar and vocals. Tim Gearan on guitar and vocals. Steve Sadler on lap steel.  Jim Haggerty on bass and Andy Plaisted on drums. Check out a[...]
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The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
The Boston Globe on The Franc Graham Band: “Immensely Underrated… cool and commanding… an unusually rich blend of singer-songwriter rock…”
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Feb 27 @ 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
The Blue Ribbons was formed by singer/songwriter/keyboardist James Rohr. They have been building a base of devoted fans with their original and soulful music. Described as “Ray Charles and Tom Waits on a pirate ship with Sun[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Fred Griffeth fronts Fandango  – Their celebrated selection of Americana music draws a loyal band of pious sisters and reform school brothers! – Truth . . .
Air Congo 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Feb 28 @ 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Boston-based African style band AIR CONGO play music from the 1960’s-70’s Kinshasa/Brazzaville scene–the music of Docteur Nico, Tabu Ley, Les Bantous De La Capitale, Franco et l’Orch TPOK Jazz, and more!

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