Calendar

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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Feb 1 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
you CAN judge Fandango by their facebook pics – just sayin’
Air Congo 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Feb 1 @ 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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Grant Bloom 7:30 pm
Grant Bloom
Feb 2 @ 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[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Feb 2 @ 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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Los Goutos 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
Feb 3 @ 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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Eric Salt & The Electric City 7:30 pm
Eric Salt & The Electric City
Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm
Eric Salt & The Electric City
Boston rock band with an eclectic sound. Dylanesque lyrics set to catchy rock guitar. Occasional hints of Stones and Replacements. Eric Salt & The Electric City’s live shows can approach a Springsteen explosion and captivate audiences[...]
Comanchero 10:00 pm
Comanchero
Feb 4 @ 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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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Feb 5 @ 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 5 @ 6:30 pm
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 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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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Mike Hastings Band 7:30 pm
Mike Hastings Band
Feb 7 @ 7:30 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[...]
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Fandango – it’s what’s for dinner . . . the heck with prince spaghetti day . . . use your noodle and get to TOAD!
Air Congo 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Feb 8 @ 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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Baker Thomas Band 9:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Feb 9 @ 9:00 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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The Soggy Po’ Boys 10:00 pm
The Soggy Po’ Boys
Feb 10 @ 10:00 pm
The Soggy Po' Boys
With a repertoire of New Orleans standards, spirituals, contemporary music, and swing tunes, the Soggy Po’ Boys offer a lively blend of fun and insanity.
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Ambrosia Parsley (Shivaree) 7:30 pm
Ambrosia Parsley (Shivaree)
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm
Ambrosia Parsley (Shivaree)
The New York singer-songwriter, Ambrosia Parsley, is no stranger to conjuring success, selling a half-million records over the last 15 years with her band, Shivaree, having music in the films of Quentin Tarantino and David[...]
Chris Maxwell 7:30 pm
Chris Maxwell
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm
Chris Maxwell
“Chris Maxwell musically channels the heart of Americana-pop — Big Star, Freedy Johnston, Wilco and the like — in crafting a song-cycle as personal as home movies with X-rays included. A beautifully poised grown-up album[...]
Sean Trischka’s Corporate Punk 10:00 pm
Sean Trischka’s Corporate Punk
Feb 11 @ 10:00 pm
Sean Trischka's 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 Stash and Nate Sabat invite you to dance your troubles away.  A super[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Feb 12 @ 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[...]
Juliet & The Lonesome Romeos 9:00 pm
Juliet & The Lonesome Romeos
Feb 12 @ 9:00 pm
Juliet & The Lonesome Romeos
O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? . . . shall be right there at TOAD with thou and the other lonesome Romeos, Juliet . . .   “Heart-hitting – Juliet and the Lonesome Romeos[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Blue Mondays at TOAD . . .
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Valentine’s Day at TOAD ~ music starts at 7:30 with Bulldog and special guest: Daves 7:30 pm
Valentine’s Day at TOAD ~ music starts at 7:30 with Bulldog and special guest: Daves
Feb 14 @ 7:30 pm
Valentine’s Day at TOAD ~ music starts at 7:30 with Bulldog and special guest:  Daves
Bulldog is a jazz-pop rock group with sounds that are lyrical from low to high. They list their current location as “The limbo between the beat and the rock . . . “ Along for the[...]
VINTAGE VALENTINE’S DAY SHOW with Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders 10:00 pm
VINTAGE VALENTINE’S DAY SHOW with Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
Feb 14 @ 10:00 pm
VINTAGE VALENTINE'S DAY SHOW with Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiiders: “Voted among the best roots guitar players nationwide” – The Alternate Root Honky Tonk Trucker Jazz and Rock n’ Roll!!!!
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Feb 15 @ 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 15 @ 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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Liz Morrison 7:30 pm
Liz Morrison
Feb 16 @ 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
Feb 16 @ 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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Luddy Mussy 10:00 pm
Luddy Mussy
Feb 17 @ 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.
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Ryan Alvanos 7:30 pm
Ryan Alvanos
Feb 18 @ 7:30 pm
Ryan Alvanos
Ryan Alvanos is a poet by training, editor by trade, songwriter by passion, busker by calling, and whim-blown vagabond by good fortune.
Man OF Lions 10:00 pm
Man OF Lions
Feb 18 @ 10:00 pm
Man OF Lions
more info soon
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl over for a spin!  Or perhaps pick some up on your way at The Somerville Flea!
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead) 8:00 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Feb 19 @ 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 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
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David Johnston Band 7:30 pm
David Johnston Band
Feb 21 @ 7:30 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.[...]
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Feb 21 @ 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.  
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Feb 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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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Red Tail Hawk 10:00 pm
Red Tail Hawk
Feb 24 @ 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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Niall Connolly 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
Niall Connolly – “Disarming and beautifully crafted folk-pop.” – Chicago Tribune
The Library Band 10:00 pm
The Library Band
Feb 25 @ 10:00 pm
The Library Band
more info soon
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Feb 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 27 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
The White Owls‘ Blues music + bevvies = big fun ! So simple ! ! !
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Miriam 7:30 pm
Miriam
Feb 28 @ 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.
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health 10:00 pm
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health
Feb 28 @ 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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