Calendar

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jan 1 @ 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!
STASH & Friends – new Sunday Residency! 9:00 pm
STASH & Friends – new Sunday Residency!
Jan 1 @ 9:00 pm
STASH & Friends - new Sunday Residency!
Stash (Short for Stanisław) Wyslouch (Pronounced Why- Slouch) Guitarist and Singer in The Stash! Band and Molsky’s Mountain Drifters
2
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jan 2 @ 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
Jan 2 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
“Dennis Brennan sets up most songs with a growl and riff of his harmonica, lights into the lyrics, and nods at Steve Sadler, who gives the song the sonic treatment of a jet melodically breaking[...]
3
Juliet & The Lonesome Romeos 7:30 pm
Juliet & The Lonesome Romeos
Jan 3 @ 7:30 pm
Juliet & The Lonesome Romeos
“Being compared by critics to Lucinda Williams and making the CMA CloseUp Magazine’s “Who New To Watch in 2013” list have got to be hard to live up to, but Juliet and the Lonesome Romeos[...]
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Jan 3 @ 10:00 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[...]
4
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jan 4 @ 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
Jan 4 @ 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!
5
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jan 5 @ 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Melvern Taylor makes up songs on the ukulele.  He has an unhealthy obsession with making music. It drives him to distraction. He is always lost and has a vulgar sense of humor. You’ll LOVE it!
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Jan 5 @ 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
7
The Dupont Brothers – Early Show Residency 7:30 pm
The Dupont Brothers – Early Show Residency
Jan 7 @ 7:30 pm
The Dupont Brothers - Early Show Residency
“Together The DuPont Brothers resonate at just the right frequency. There were moments that honestly gave me chills.” -Dan Bolles, Seven Days
Pat & The Hats 10:00 pm
Pat & The Hats
Jan 7 @ 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.
8
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jan 8 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl over for a spin!  Or perhaps pick some up on your way at The Somerville Flea!
STASH & Friends – new Sunday Residency! 9:00 pm
STASH & Friends – new Sunday Residency!
Jan 8 @ 9:00 pm
STASH & Friends - new Sunday Residency!
Stash (Short for Stanisław) Wyslouch (Pronounced Why- Slouch) Guitarist and Singer in The Stash! Band and Molsky’s Mountain Drifters
9
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jan 9 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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[...]
10
Sam Reid & The Riot Act 7:30 pm
Sam Reid & The Riot Act
Jan 10 @ 7:30 pm
Sam Reid & The Riot Act
 Sam Reid & The Riot Act is an acoustic guitar-driven rock band with a true bluegrass soul . . .   
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health 10:00 pm
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health
Jan 10 @ 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.[...]
11
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Fandango – it’s what’s for dinner . . . the heck with prince spaghetti day . . . use your noodle and get to TOAD!
The Grace Morrison Trio 10:00 pm
The Grace Morrison Trio
Jan 11 @ 10:00 pm
The 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[...]
12
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Melvern Taylor makes up songs on the ukulele.  He has an unhealthy obsession with making music. It drives him to distraction. He is always lost and has a vulgar sense of humor. You’ll LOVE it!
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Jan 12 @ 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. . .
13
Luddy Mussy 10:00 pm
Luddy Mussy
Jan 13 @ 10:00 pm
Luddy Mussy
Luddy Mussy is colorful, almost cartoonish music made by lunatics.  With eccentric takes on genres ranging from blue, modern rock, surf rock & folk, Luddy serves up an original little something for any musical palate.
14
The Dupont Brothers – 2nd week of residency! 7:30 pm
The Dupont Brothers – 2nd week of residency!
Jan 14 @ 7:30 pm
The Dupont Brothers - 2nd week of residency!
Zack and Sam DuPont are a Burlington, VT based indie-folk-americana duo. Since the start of the band in March of 2013, the brothers have toured heavily throughout the Northeast, Mid Atlantic, South and Mid West[...]
David Johnston Band 10:00 pm
David Johnston Band
Jan 14 @ 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.[...]
15
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jan 15 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyls as we get to take turns playing our faves… LEARN MORE
STASH & Friends – new Sunday Residency! 9:00 pm
STASH & Friends – new Sunday Residency!
Jan 15 @ 9:00 pm
STASH & Friends - new Sunday Residency!
Stash (Short for Stanisław) Wyslouch (Pronounced Why- Slouch) Guitarist and Singer in The Stash! Band and Molsky’s Mountain Drifters
16
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jan 16 @ 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
Jan 16 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Click HERE for a sneak peek of Blue Mondays at TOAD
17
Liz Morrison 7:30 pm
Liz Morrison
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm
Liz Morrison
take a listen HERE   – Liz Morrison always brings some of the community’s best musicians to accompany her – can’t wait to see who’s up on that little stage this night . . .
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Jan 17 @ 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.  
18
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Wednesdays at TOAD – Fandango!  – Are we there yet?  Are we there yet?
The Chandler Travis Three-O 10:00 pm
The Chandler Travis Three-O
Jan 18 @ 10:00 pm
The Chandler Travis Three-O
Check out more about Chandler Travis HERE
19
Todd Thibaud Band 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
Jan 19 @ 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
Jan 19 @ 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Beginning on stage at TOAD in Cambridge, MA during a weekly residency in March of 2009, Baker Thomas Band has always been an eclectic collection of musicians and good friends getting together to make great[...]
20
Box OF Birds 10:00 pm
Box OF Birds
Jan 20 @ 10:00 pm
Box OF Birds
Box of Birds is a Boston-based folk/rock band lead by Steph Durwin and Charlie Gargano. Steph and Charlie met while studying audio engineering at The New England Institute of Art in Brookline, MA. It was not long[...]
21
The Dupont Brothers 7:30 pm
The Dupont Brothers
Jan 21 @ 7:30 pm
The Dupont Brothers
“The DuPont Brothers have the gift of being both poets and musicians, a rarity these days. It’s always refreshing to hear sibling duos, because you can sense the true bond felt between them. A Riddle For You has[...]
Mike Hastings Band 10:00 pm
Mike Hastings Band
Jan 21 @ 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[...]
22
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jan 22 @ 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.
STASH & Friends – new Sunday Residency! 9:00 pm
STASH & Friends – new Sunday Residency!
Jan 22 @ 9:00 pm
STASH & Friends - new Sunday Residency!
Stash (Short for Stanisław) Wyslouch (Pronounced Why- Slouch) Guitarist and Singer in The Stash! Band and Molsky’s Mountain Drifters
23
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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 one drums.  Killer.
24
The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Jan 24 @ 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…”
Martha Bourne 10:00 pm
Martha Bourne
Jan 24 @ 10:00 pm
Martha Bourne
Martha Bourne is a Boston-based singer/songwriter originally from North Carolina. Her original material grazes the fields of Southern Gothic and Americana
25
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
 
Organ in Orbit 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
Jan 25 @ 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
Jupier welcomed Juno’s probe to its oribt . . . tonight TOAD welcomes  Organ in Orbit Out of THIS World!
26
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jan 26 @ 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
Jan 26 @ 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 . . .
27
Los Goutos 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
Jan 27 @ 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;[...]
28
The Dupont Brothers 7:30 pm
The Dupont Brothers
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm
The Dupont Brothers
​“The debut LP from The DuPont Brothers is so pretty it hurts.” – Maeri Ferguson, The Horn
Sugar Blood Jinx 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
Jan 28 @ 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
Sugar Blood Jinx is as diverse as its members; blending elements of blues, jazz, roots & rock . . .  
29
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jan 29 @ 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[...]
Caroline Cotter 8:00 pm
Caroline Cotter
Jan 29 @ 8:00 pm
Caroline Cotter
Music has always been at the heart of Caroline Cotter’s life, alongside an insatiable passion for travel and global exploration.  In the past fifteen years, Caroline has lived in and traveled to 28 countries on[...]
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead) 9:00 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Jan 29 @ 9:00 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[...]
30
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jan 30 @ 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
Jan 30 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Blue Mondays at TOAD . . .
31
Miriam 7:30 pm
Miriam
Jan 31 @ 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
Jan 31 @ 10:00 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[...]

AS SEEN AT TOAD...