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Rebel Darling 7:30 pm
Rebel Darling
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm
Rebel Darling
A hawk flies on the wind. Rebel Darling does the same.
David Johnston Band 10:00 pm
David Johnston Band
Oct 1 @ 10:00 pm
David Johnston Band
More on David Johnston:  You’re rushing through the city streets, maybe late for an appointment, distracted by your life’s many obligations, and you blow right past a street musician, hard at work. And you stop.[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl over for a spin!  Or perhaps pick some up on your way at The Somerville Flea!
The New England Music Exchange Presents: Annie Brobst 8:00 pm
The New England Music Exchange Presents: Annie Brobst
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm
The New England Music Exchange Presents:  Annie Brobst
Annie Brobst was recently named 2016 New England Music Awards’ COUNTRY ACT OF THE YEAR!
Ben Knight 10:00 pm
Ben Knight
Oct 2 @ 10:00 pm
Ben Knight
Ben Knight‘s influences include Elvis, The Beatles, Little Richard, James Brown, The Blues Brothers
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
More on David Johnston:  You’re rushing through the city streets, maybe late for an appointment, distracted by your life’s many obligations, and you blow right past a street musician, hard at work. And you stop.[...]
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Oct 3 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Click HERE for a sneak peek of Blue Mondays at TOAD
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Ellie Buckland (of Lula Wiles) 7:30 pm
Ellie Buckland (of Lula Wiles)
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm
Ellie Buckland (of Lula Wiles)
vocalist & fiddle player of Lula Wiles, Ellie Buckland, studied song writing at Berklee
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health 10:00 pm
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health
Oct 4 @ 10:00 pm
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health
Country Folk for city folk. Born and raised outside of Boston, MA. Professional Amateur Musician, Multi-instrumentalist, Songwriter. Lover of cats. Grammatical bandit. I get more done in a bathrobe than most do in a suit.[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
 
Rich Young 10:00 pm
Rich Young
Oct 5 @ 10:00 pm
Rich Young
Richard Young has worked with Small Faces/Faces/Who drummer Kenney Jones, Bad Company’s Dave Colwell & Rick Wills, Eurythmics Dave Stewart, and many more!
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
It doesn’t matter what comes, fresh goes better in life, and Mentos is fresh and full of life. Nothing gets to you, staying fresh staying cool, with Mentos, fresh and full of life. Fresh goes[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Oct 6 @ 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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Sean Trischka & Corporate Punk 10:00 pm
Sean Trischka & Corporate Punk
Oct 7 @ 10:00 pm
Sean Trischka & Corporate Punk
“My name is Sean Trischka. I write songs, sing,  play the drums, and wear pants. I’m currently living in Boston, MA (hometown of Whitey Bulger and birthplace of New Kids On The Block).”
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Jill McCracken & The Misadventures 10:00 pm
Jill McCracken & The Misadventures
Oct 8 @ 10:00 pm
Jill McCracken & The Misadventures
Jill McCracken & The Misadventures thrive on honest, original songs that tell bittersweet stories of personal moments.
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Oct 9 @ 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.
Radi0Swan presents: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 9:00 pm
Radi0Swan presents: THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE
Oct 9 @ 9:00 pm
Radi0Swan presents:  THE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE
Featuring Dinty Child, Sean Trishka, and Barry Rothman with special guests Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump Really!!! Radi0Swan is a Somerville based improvisational collective. Formed accidentally as a live in the studio experiment between Barry[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Click HERE for a glimpse of what you may see/hear tonight at TOAD . . .
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Oct 10 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Blue Mondays at TOAD  – Listen to Dennis Brennan:  “Hey all you progressives, radicals and outcasts out there. It’s Monday and time for the blues with THE WHITE OWLS, featuring Tim Gearan, Jim Haggerty, Andy[...]
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Ellie Buckland (of Lula Wiles) 7:30 pm
Ellie Buckland (of Lula Wiles)
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm
Ellie Buckland (of Lula Wiles)
Opening for The Blue Ribbons for a second week in a row is Ellie Buckland of Lula Wiles . . .
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Oct 11 @ 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
VISIT WEBSITE
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Oct 12 @ 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[...]
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
Oct 12 @ 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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Martha Bourne 7:30 pm
Martha Bourne
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm
Martha Bourne
Did you know that Martha Bourne studied Film Scoring/Composition at Berklee College of Music? She also recently taught guitar at Girls Rock Campaign Boston and many people in the community that Martha’s originally from North Carolina[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Oct 13 @ 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
BAKER THOMAS BAND  N. – A variety of eclectic Boston/Cambridge/Somerville musicians who come together to put on unforgettable shows.
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Los Goutos 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
Oct 14 @ 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
LOS GOUTOS is: Bruce Bartone (acoustic and electric guitars; bass guitar, keyboards; backing vocals); Mike Eigen (lead and backing vocals, percussion, acoustic guitar, clarinet, ukulele, songwriting); Shamus Feeney (bass guitar, acoustic, electric, and resophonic guitars;[...]
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Colbis The Creature 7:30 pm
Colbis The Creature
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm
Colbis The Creature
Colbis The Creature  – check out their influences: Kings of Leon, Pixies, Radiohead, Young the Giant, Modest Mouse, Arcade Fire, Steve Jordan!!!
Glenn Yoder & Friends 10:00 pm
Glenn Yoder & Friends
Oct 15 @ 10:00 pm
Glenn Yoder & Friends
“Like Neil Young and Alejandro Escovedo, Yoder glides between guitar-driven rock and folk-tinged acoustic balladry.”
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Come share your vinyl!  Record lovers unite at Toad on Sunday afternoons – for a day of song sharing, sipping drinks, and chatting about their favorite music. Toad is a cozy neighborhood bar that hosts live[...]
Sarah & The Wild Versatile 9:00 pm
Sarah & The Wild Versatile
Oct 16 @ 9:00 pm
Sarah & The Wild Versatile
Sarah and the Wild Versatile are a fresh addition to the Boston music scene; teaming their long-standing performance experience and wide range of musical expertise with unique instrumental ingenuity and lyrical prowess.
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Oct 17 @ 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, black hat, and a white bucket to[...]
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Oct 17 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
The White Owls‘ Blues music + bevvies = big fun ! So simple ! ! !
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The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Oct 18 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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 withtheir original and soulful music. Described as “Ray Charles and Tom Waits on a pirate ship[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
you CAN judge Fandango by their facebook pics – just sayin’
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Oct 20 @ 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
Oct 20 @ 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Baker Thomas Band:  “A whole bunch of musicians and a whole bunch of instruments, come together to deliver an electrifying show which promises a whole bunch of fun” -Tracey Delfino, Trespass Music
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Sugar Blood Jinx 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
Oct 21 @ 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
Sugar Blood Jinx is Eric Waxwood who uses finger-picking and slide on a National Steel Guitar and sings lead vocals . . . Matt Murphy who plays upright bass and sings background vocals . .[...]
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Grace Morrison 7:30 pm
Grace Morrison
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Grace Morrison
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[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Oct 23 @ 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!
Frank Drake 9:00 pm
Frank Drake
Oct 23 @ 9:00 pm
Frank Drake
“Frank Drake is one of the most unique musicians around.  He is refreshingly free of conventions and covers a wide spectrum of folk-pop-and-more styles . . . ” Steve Morse – Boston Globe
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The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Oct 24 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
VISIT WEBSITE
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
“He’s (David Johnston) very inspirational. He’s true to his music and it has paid off for him,’’ added Josh Buckley of the Gilded Splinters.
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Miriam 7:30 pm
Miriam
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm
Miriam
In 2009, when multi-award-winning singer-songwriters Amy Fairchild and Carla Ryder decided to combine their voices and join forces to start a band, Miriam was born. Harmony singin’, lead vocal swappin’, ass-kickin’ fun.
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Oct 25 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Friends, we here at The Blue Ribbons Propulsion/Stagnation/Existential Laboratories would like to take a moment to say THANK YOU to all y’all who have been coming out to TOAD on Tuesday nights. It truly is[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
They’re creepy and they’re kooky, Mysterious and spooky, They’re altogether ooky, . . . . FANDANGO!
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
Oct 26 @ 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
VISIT WEBSITE
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Niall Connolly 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
Niall Connolly – “Disarming and beautifully crafted folk-pop.” – Chicago Tribune
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Oct 27 @ 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. . .
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Sarah Levecque Band 10:00 pm
Sarah Levecque Band
Oct 28 @ 10:00 pm
Sarah Levecque Band
Sarah Levecque is a singer songwriter guitarist who moves easily between the sturdy roots of American music. Influenced in equal parts by early blues, country, folk and rock music.
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Double D & The Bluesmakers 7:30 pm
Double D & The Bluesmakers
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm
Double D & The Bluesmakers
Double D the and Bluesmakers formed around a love for classic blues…Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Jimmy Reed… the list goes on.
Pat & The Hats 10:00 pm
Pat & The Hats
Oct 29 @ 10:00 pm
Pat & The Hats
Running with the Dr. Seuss notion that clever rhymes can woo pretty much anybody, Pat & the Hats are conquering the local music scene one swooning fan at a time.
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Oct 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl over for a spin!  Or perhaps pick some up on your way at The Somerville Flea!
Spotted Tiger 9:00 pm
Spotted Tiger
Oct 30 @ 9:00 pm
Spotted Tiger
SPOTTED TIGER – A musical bridge from Willie Nelson to Bob Marley where JJ Cale is the toll collector.  Featuring original music by songwriters Laurence Scudder & Erik White . . .
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The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Oct 31 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
VISIT WEBSITE
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
David Johnston  knows what you need at the beginning of the week . . . Blue Monday at TOAD!
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Oct 31 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Blue Mondays at TOAD . . .

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