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Radium Girls 7:30 pm
Radium Girls
May 1 @ 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
May 1 @ 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
May 2 @ 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[...]
Kate Dressed Up (Philly) plus Pat & The Hats 10:00 pm
Kate Dressed Up (Philly) plus Pat & The Hats
May 2 @ 10:00 pm
Kate Dressed Up (Philly) plus Pat & The Hats
  Check out Kate Dressed UP discussing her song Wish HERE   Running with the Dr. Seuss notion that clever rhymes can woo pretty much anybody, Pat & the Hats are conquering the local music[...]
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
May 3 @ 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
May 3 @ 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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Muddy Ruckus 10:00 pm
Muddy Ruckus
May 4 @ 10:00 pm
Muddy Ruckus
“Infectious, foot-stomping Americana tunes. Similar to the White Stripes in duo power. Muddy Ruckus delivers a full bodied sound, with nothing but guitar and suitcase drums.” – The Sound
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Lisa Bastoni 7:30 pm
Lisa Bastoni
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Lisa Bastoni
Lisa Bastoni is a Boston-based singer-songwriter. Her album The Wishing Hour will be released in October 2016.  You can pre-order it HERE.
Bees Deluxe 10:00 pm
Bees Deluxe
May 5 @ 10:00 pm
Bees Deluxe
Bees Deluxe is a full-tilt, acid blues/funk/rock collective comprised of Boston-based musicians. Their unique repertoire includes originals and re-interpreted 60s, 70s, and 80s covers from Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Charles Mingus, B.B. King,[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
May 6 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyls as we get to take turns playing our faves… LEARN MORE
The Horse-Eyed Men 9:00 pm
The Horse-Eyed Men
May 6 @ 9:00 pm
The Horse-Eyed Men
The Horse-Eyed Men are Noah and Dylan Harley,two brothers who play original disgruntled Americana and country. Raised by musical humans in a former candy store outside of Providence R.I., their music mixes spaghetti-western themes with cabaret, ragtime,[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
May 7 @ 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
May 7 @ 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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Ward Hayden 7:30 pm
Ward Hayden
May 8 @ 7:30 pm
Ward Hayden
On Girls, Guns and Glory: “Think-y, soulful lyrics paired with a beat you can dance to.” –Rolling Stone
Honey Talk 10:00 pm
Honey Talk
May 8 @ 10:00 pm
Honey Talk
Honey Talk is a fresh, innovative, and comfortable quartet that performs classic hits and inviting originals making you feel sweeter than honey. Honey talk is: Cody Nilsen – Guitar/Vocals Steve Bunce- Bass/Vocals Ben Blanchard –[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
May 9 @ 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 . . .
Telescope 10:00 pm
Telescope
May 9 @ 10:00 pm
Telescope
Telescope is one of Andrew Stern‘s projects –  He came up with the name because the band is designed around the Telecaster guitar. When the question is posed to guitarists, “If you could have just one[...]
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Corporate Punk 7:30 pm
Corporate Punk
May 10 @ 7:30 pm
Corporate Punk
  Corporate Punk is a pop combo fronted by Boston-area drummer/singer Sean Trischka. Performing Sean’s original ones and some choice covers, Trischka and fellow band mates Kat McLevey on bass and Isa on guitar.  A super charged[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
May 10 @ 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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Muddy Ruckus 10:00 pm
Muddy Ruckus
May 11 @ 10:00 pm
Muddy Ruckus
“Infectious, foot-stomping Americana tunes. Similar to the White Stripes in duo power. Muddy Ruckus delivers a full bodied sound, with nothing but guitar and suitcase drums.” – The Sound
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Long Gone John 7:30 pm
Long Gone John
May 12 @ 7:30 pm
Long Gone John
Once steeped heavily in the lush music scene of the Green Mountains;  Long Gone John was the creative force behind local favorite Tallgrass Getdown. Drawing from influences such as The Wood Brothers, The Devil Makes[...]
Eliza Smith & The Tiny Little Lies 10:00 pm
Eliza Smith & The Tiny Little Lies
May 12 @ 10:00 pm
Eliza Smith & The Tiny Little Lies
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Elisa Smith & The Tiny Little Lies are steeped in the Americana roots and vintage country tradition. The inspiration for their outlaw honky-tonk sound is drawn from country greats like Loretta[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
May 13 @ 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.
Jack Grace Band 9:00 pm
Jack Grace Band
May 13 @ 9:00 pm
Jack Grace Band
With a new CD titled Drinking Songs for Lovers, one might be forgiven for believing that Jack Grace should ease up a little. Songs like “Morning Margaritas,” “Drinkin’ and Gamblin’,” and “You Drank Yourself into[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
May 14 @ 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
May 14 @ 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
May 15 @ 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
May 15 @ 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
May 16 @ 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[...]
Organ in Orbit 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
May 16 @ 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
. . . tonight TOAD welcomes  Organ in Orbit Organ In Orbit is a jazz/funk organ trio from Boston, formed originally as a side-project of the Freelance Bishops leader/keyboardist, Jeremy Parker, back in 2004. Jeremy had[...]
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
May 17 @ 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
May 17 @ 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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Muddy Ruckus 10:00 pm
Muddy Ruckus
May 18 @ 10:00 pm
Muddy Ruckus
“Infectious, foot-stomping Americana tunes. Similar to the White Stripes in duo power. Muddy Ruckus delivers a full bodied sound, with nothing but guitar and suitcase drums.” – The Sound
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Honey Talk 7:30 pm
Honey Talk
May 19 @ 7:30 pm
Honey Talk
Honey Talk is a fresh, innovative, and comfortable quartet that performs classic hits and inviting originals making you feel sweeter than honey. Honey talk is: Cody Nilsen – Guitar/Vocals Steve Bunce- Bass/Vocals Ben Blanchard –[...]
Driftwood Soldier 10:00 pm
Driftwood Soldier
May 19 @ 10:00 pm
Driftwood Soldier
TOAD is thrilled to welcome back Driftwood Soldier  . . . Growling and crooning, muttering about lost love, brimstone, and the glorious view from the underside of a rusty world-order, Owen holds the rhythm on mandolin[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
May 20 @ 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!
Rich Young 9:00 pm
Rich Young
May 20 @ 9:00 pm
Rich Young
Rich Young is a singer/songwriter/ musician from the Cambridge area of the UK. He also writes commercial music for radio, TV & cinema as well as producing other artists. He’s played & recorded with a diverse range[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
May 21 @ 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
May 21 @ 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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5J Barrow 7:30 pm
5J Barrow
May 22 @ 7:30 pm
5J Barrow
Inspiration seeped through the windows of apartment 5J on Barrow Street looking out over the Hudson River in NYC’s Greenwich Village, where singer-songwriters Eryn Murman and Jason Hite soaked up the energy and passion of[...]
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders 10:00 pm
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
May 22 @ 10:00 pm
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
The MoonRaiders are a Western Swing band that combine elements of Jazz, Rock n’ Roll, Country, and Truck Driving music. Award winning guitarist Chris Hersch (formerly of Girls Guns & Glory) leads this quartet of accomplished musicians, improvising[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
May 23 @ 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[...]
Rolling Nectar 10:00 pm
Rolling Nectar
May 23 @ 10:00 pm
Rolling Nectar
Guided by fearless leading men and co-founders Kevin and Jim, this band is doing nothing less than loving wholly while peddling that good ol’ fuzz filled, psychedelic Rock n’ Roll Soul… my friends, Rolling Nectar[...]
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Samantha Farrell 7:30 pm
Samantha Farrell
May 24 @ 7:30 pm
Samantha Farrell
Samantha Farrell returns to TOAD!  Did you know that she made a music video in TOAD???  Check it out HERE then stop by tonight for the real deal.
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
May 24 @ 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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Muddy Ruckus 10:00 pm
Muddy Ruckus
May 25 @ 10:00 pm
Muddy Ruckus
“Infectious, foot-stomping Americana tunes. Similar to the White Stripes in duo power. Muddy Ruckus delivers a full bodied sound, with nothing but guitar and suitcase drums.” – The Sound
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Connor Storms 7:30 pm
Connor Storms
May 26 @ 7:30 pm
Connor Storms
Connor Storms = sad boy dad rock = A little boy of a man spiraling into madness to the sounds of upbeat, folk-rock tunes sung strangely.
Stone TOAD 8:30 pm
Stone TOAD
May 26 @ 8:30 pm
Stone TOAD
Stone Toad is a Hard Rock band from the Boston area. They’re popular for playing local restaurants playing cover songs. The band has been performing for almost a year now and, are soon to release their first[...]
Old Fox 10:15 pm
Old Fox
May 26 @ 10:15 pm
Old Fox
more info soon
The Maxims at 11:15 and Phil Holub at 12:15 11:15 pm
The Maxims at 11:15 and Phil Holub at 12:15
May 26 @ 11:15 pm
The Maxims at 11:15 and Phil Holub at 12:15
“The Maxims is as brash as it is sly, drifting between foot-stomping blues numbers to cool-headed 60s swagger.” -The Deli Magazine Check out Phil Holub HERE  
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
May 27 @ 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)
May 27 @ 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
May 28 @ 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
May 28 @ 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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Ward Hayden 7:30 pm
Ward Hayden
May 29 @ 7:30 pm
Ward Hayden
Ward Hayden & The Usual Suspects – check out this clip from a recent show at TOAD
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
May 29 @ 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
May 30 @ 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[...]
Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam 10:00 pm
Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam
May 30 @ 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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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
May 31 @ 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
May 31 @ 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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