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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Click HERE for a sneak peek of Blue Mondays at TOAD
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Mike Gent (tentative) 7:30 pm
Mike Gent (tentative)
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm
Mike Gent (tentative)
Mike Gent returns to TOAD!
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health 10:00 pm
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Band interests:  pizza parties, bowling, hand puppets, motorcycle clubs, swiffers, puppies . . .   yeah – that sounds about right for Fandango
The Silver Mirrors and Evening Darling (NYC) 10:00 pm
The Silver Mirrors and Evening Darling (NYC)
Aug 3 @ 10:00 pm
The Silver Mirrors and Evening Darling (NYC)
The Silver Mirrors are a Psych-y, Garage-y, Rock n Roll band from Boston pushing the frontiers of turtleneck rock with stormy clouds of fuzz, toe tappin’ rockers, and western skies through bloodshot eyes. Evening Darling formed[...]
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Jill McCracken & The Misadventures 7:30 pm
Jill McCracken & The Misadventures
Aug 4 @ 7:30 pm
Jill McCracken & The Misadventures
Jill McCracken & The Misadventures thrive on honest, original songs that tell bittersweet stories of personal moments.
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Aug 4 @ 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[...]
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Adam Sickler – Analog Heart – We Were Astrounauts 10:00 pm
Adam Sickler – Analog Heart – We Were Astrounauts
Aug 5 @ 10:00 pm
Adam Sickler - Analog Heart - We Were Astrounauts
set times tbd Inspired by the likes of great songwriters such as Paul Simon and James Taylor, to modern-day singer-songwriters like Jason Mraz, Jack Johnson, and John Mayer, Adam Sickler brings a fresh new take[...]
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Frank Drake 7:30 pm
Frank Drake
Aug 6 @ 7:30 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
David Johnston Band 10:00 pm
David Johnston Band
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 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[...]
Rolling Nectar 8:00 pm
Rolling Nectar
Aug 7 @ 8:00 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[...]
Greg Adams 10:00 pm
Greg Adams
Aug 7 @ 10:00 pm
Greg Adams
A graduate of Bentley University,  Greg Adams earned a degree in Management and Environmental Studies. He also pursued an extra-curricular music education outside of the classroom, training under professional artists who studied at the Berklee[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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[...]
9
Colbis The Creature 7:30 pm
Colbis The Creature
Aug 9 @ 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!!!
Martha Bourne Band 10:00 pm
Martha Bourne Band
Aug 9 @ 10:00 pm
Martha Bourne Band
Martha Bourne is a Boston-based singer/songwriter originally from North Carolina. Her original material grazes the fields of Southern Gothic and Americana
10
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Aug 10 @ 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 . . .
Organ in Orbit 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
Aug 10 @ 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
Jupier welcomed Juno’s probe to its oribt . . . tonight TOAD welcomes  Organ in Orbit Out of THIS World!
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Marc Pinansky & Jef Charland 7:30 pm
Marc Pinansky & Jef Charland
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm
Marc Pinansky & Jef Charland
Marc Pinansky is a grammatical rascal . . . speaks cat . . . and gets more done in a bathrobe than most do in a suit . . . Jef Charland is a bassist, singer &[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Aug 11 @ 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. . .
12
Lucy Woodward AND Peter Block 10:00 pm
Lucy Woodward AND Peter Block
Aug 12 @ 10:00 pm
Lucy Woodward AND Peter Block
set times tbd Lucy Woodward was featured as an “International Artist to Watch” in the all-important September issue of Italian Vogue in 2011. She spent the better part of 2011 touring across the North America,[...]
13
Wishbone Zoe 7:30 pm
Wishbone Zoe
Aug 13 @ 7:30 pm
Wishbone Zoe
Wishbone Zoe is the auditory/visual avant-indie Neuron Carnival of Saera K, who, based out of Massachusetts, specializes in areas of junkyard rock, crashitybishbash, and the distracted storytelling of important things.
Sugar Blood Jinx 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
Aug 13 @ 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 . .[...]
14
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Aug 14 @ 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!
Buck Meek, The Brother Brothers, and Dinty Child 9:00 pm
Buck Meek, The Brother Brothers, and Dinty Child
Aug 14 @ 9:00 pm
Buck Meek, The Brother Brothers, and Dinty Child
check out the facebook event HERE  
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
“Monday, Monday . . . can’t trust that day . . . ” – The Mamas & The Papas Monday, night, though?  Totally different story –  David Johnston  will make sure of it . . .
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Aug 15 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
“I saw them the other night at TOAD with a friend visiting from Austin.  I’d say Tim Gearan is one of the best guitar players in town.”  Sam Kornstein – Something’s Brewing
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Long Is The Walk 7:30 pm
Long Is The Walk
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm
Long Is The Walk
Long Is The Walk is the solo project of Boston-based cellist, singer-songwriter and composer Jeremy Harman.
Amber Casares 10:00 pm
Amber Casares
Aug 16 @ 10:00 pm
Amber Casares
Amber Casares!  Take a listen HERE!
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Aug 17 @ 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[...]
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
Aug 17 @ 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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Liz Morrison 7:30 pm
Liz Morrison
Aug 18 @ 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 . . .
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Aug 18 @ 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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Buckley with The Silks 10:00 pm
Buckley with The Silks
Aug 19 @ 10:00 pm
Buckley with The Silks
On Josh Buckley‘s record titled “Blind Side of the Heart”:  “A little bit of Dylan, a little bit of Willie, a little bit of Townes, and a little bit of Neil…it’s got something for everyone.[...]
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Andy Newton 7:30 pm
Andy Newton
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm
Andy Newton
Andy Newton grew up in a manner similar to that of many children: listening to the music imposed on him by his parents. In his case, this came in the form of KFRC, the local[...]
Love Love and Field Day 10:00 pm
Love Love and Field Day
Aug 20 @ 10:00 pm
Love Love and Field Day
set times tbd Love Love – Genre: Alt. Americana band with Songs of Murder and Love and other mysteries of the world.   Field Day – “Seriously raucous barroom rock that stings with lean power chords and open-hearted[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday Spins
 Sunday Spins!  – Vinyl Lovers Unite! 3-8pm every Sunday! Sign up on the list and play two songs each turn.
Mike Hastings Band 9:00 pm
Mike Hastings Band
Aug 21 @ 9:00 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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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
More triva!   Peter Wolf, 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 David Letterman Show[...]
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Aug 22 @ 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.
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Martha Bourne Band 7:30 pm
Martha Bourne Band
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
Martha Bourne Band
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[...]
John Powhida International Airport 10:00 pm
John Powhida International Airport
Aug 23 @ 10:00 pm
John Powhida International Airport
John Powhida International Airport won the Boston 2011 Rock and Roll Rumble! Hot Dog! 5 yrs after The Rudds took silver JPX takes Gold!!!
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Fandango – it’s what’s for dinner . . . the heck with prince spaghetti day . . . use your noodle and get to TOAD!
Spotted Tiger 10:00 pm
Spotted Tiger
Aug 24 @ 10:00 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 . . .
25
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Aug 25 @ 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[...]
Red Tail Hawk 10:00 pm
Red Tail Hawk
Aug 25 @ 10:00 pm
Red Tail Hawk
Red Tail Hawk has opened for National acts such as G-Love, The Brew and Chris Duarte, to name a few. They’ve played major music festival in the region and sold-out shows at The Stone Church in[...]
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Los Goutos 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
Aug 26 @ 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;[...]
27
Double D & The Bluesmakers 7:30 pm
Double D & The Bluesmakers
Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm
Double D & The Bluesmakers
Double D & The Bluesmakers‘ songs are anchored by a riff that grabs you by the bones, and a groove that’ll keep you dancing all night.
Stan Martin Band 10:00 pm
Stan Martin Band
Aug 27 @ 10:00 pm
Stan Martin Band
“Stan Martin is a keeper of the traditional country music flame. He’s a Don Rich/Danny Gatton-schooled Telecaster-loving guitar picker, a virtuoso who is not a showoff. And he’s a skilled writer and musician who is[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Aug 28 @ 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!
Tim Mann 9:00 pm
Tim Mann
Aug 28 @ 9:00 pm
Tim Mann
Tim Mann‘s first public appearance was in1985 at a high school talent show, playing cover songs by Neil Young and the Grateful Dead. After high school Tim spent several years studying the origins of rock[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Aug 29 @ 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.
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Aug 29 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Blue Mondays at TOAD . . . The White Owls  will feed your soul . . . If Monday isn’t moving fast enough for you, check out Jim Haggerty’s facebook posts during the day for a[...]
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Kelcy Mae (New Orleans) 7:30 pm
Kelcy Mae (New Orleans)
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm
Kelcy Mae (New Orleans)
Kelcy Mae‘s southern poeticism, commanding vocal performances, and genre-traversing albums have landed her comparisons to a varied group of famous songstresses including Natalie Merchant, Regina Spektor, Bonnie Raitt, and Shelby Lynne.
Andrea Gillis Band 10:00 pm
Andrea Gillis Band
Aug 30 @ 10:00 pm
Andrea Gillis Band
Hailing from South Boston, Andrea Gillis is the real deal – a Northeast legend of rock, soul, jazz and blues. “She has been blessed with the pipes of Etta James and with the boozy swagger[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Wednesdays at TOAD – Fandango!  – Are we there yet?  Are we there yet?
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
“Straddling the line where folk/roots meets rock/blues, Danielle Miraglia has a voice that can go from a raspy come-hither purr to an Etta James-esque powerhouse belt, although she may be best known for her lead[...]

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