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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Fandango – it’s what’s for dinner . . . the heck with prince spaghetti day . . . use your noodle and get to TOAD!
Andrea Gillis Band 10:00 pm
Andrea Gillis Band
Mar 1 @ 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[...]
2
Tim Mann 7:30 pm
Tim Mann
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm
Tim Mann
Tim Mann‘s original material mixes a heavy dose of 60s British pop (Beatles, Kinks, Rolling Stones) with a pervading undercurrent of American roots rock (Byrds, Dylan, The Band, Neil Young) to form a blend of[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Mar 2 @ 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
Mar 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;[...]
4
Grant Bloom 7:30 pm
Grant Bloom
Mar 4 @ 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[...]
Strangers By Accident 10:00 pm
Strangers By Accident
Mar 4 @ 10:00 pm
Strangers By Accident
Stranger By Accident band interests:  Craft beer, getting yelled at by Ryan Adams, fire escapes, heartbreak, homemade instruments, bourbon.
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Mar 5 @ 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!
The New England Music Exchange Presents: Bees Deluxe 8:00 pm
The New England Music Exchange Presents: Bees Deluxe
Mar 5 @ 8:00 pm
The New England Music Exchange Presents:  Bees Deluxe
Bees Deluxe is a full-tilt, acid blues/funk/rock collective comprised of Boston-based musicians.
Greg Adams 10:00 pm
Greg Adams
Mar 5 @ 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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The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Mar 6 @ 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
7
Ward Hayden (Girls Guns & Glory) hosting a can drive for Greater Boston Food Bank 7:30 pm
Ward Hayden (Girls Guns & Glory) hosting a can drive for Greater Boston Food Bank
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm
Ward Hayden (Girls Guns & Glory) hosting a can drive for Greater Boston Food Bank
On Girls, Guns and Glory: “Think-y, soulful lyrics paired with a beat you can dance to.” –Rolling Stone
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Mar 7 @ 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[...]
8
Stan Martin Band 7:30 pm
Stan Martin Band
Mar 8 @ 7:30 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[...]
Andrea Gillis Band 10:00 pm
Andrea Gillis Band
Mar 8 @ 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[...]
9
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Mar 9 @ 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
Mar 9 @ 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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Driftwood Soldier 10:00 pm
Driftwood Soldier
Mar 10 @ 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[...]
11
The Sumner & Moss Country Band 7:30 pm
The Sumner & Moss Country Band
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Sumner & Moss Country Band
“You know that quiver? The one you get when someone’s voice cuts deep into you and sends quakes throughout your body…Rachel Sumner has that voice.” ​-Red Line Roots
Comanchero 10:00 pm
Comanchero
Mar 11 @ 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
12
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Mar 12 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl over for a spin!
The Modern Ruins 9:00 pm
The Modern Ruins
Mar 12 @ 9:00 pm
The Modern Ruins
The Modern Ruins is Andy Bopp and Ken Schopf with Niall Hood Andy: Vocals, Baritone Guitar, Guitar Ken: Cocktail Drum Kit, Percussion, Backing Vocals Niall: Bass
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David Johnston Band 7:30 pm
David Johnston Band
Mar 13 @ 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 White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Mar 13 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
VISIT WEBSITE
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Ryan Alvanos 7:30 pm
Ryan Alvanos
Mar 14 @ 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.
THE SNOW OWLS featuring David Johnston and Andy Plaisted and/or whoever shows up! 10:00 pm
THE SNOW OWLS featuring David Johnston and Andy Plaisted and/or whoever shows up!
Mar 14 @ 10:00 pm
THE SNOW OWLS featuring David Johnston and Andy Plaisted and/or whoever shows up!
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[...]
15
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Mar 15 @ 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[...]
Andrea Gillis Band 10:00 pm
Andrea Gillis Band
Mar 15 @ 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[...]
16
Eliza Smith & The Tiny Little Lies 7:30 pm
Eliza Smith & The Tiny Little Lies
Mar 16 @ 7:30 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[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Mar 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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Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders 10:00 pm
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
Mar 17 @ 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[...]
18
Sally & George 7:30 pm
Sally & George
Mar 18 @ 7:30 pm
Sally & George
With tip my heart, Sally & George have made an engaging, eclectic debut album. It’s a thoughtful meditation on Means’ and Timmons’ courtship and love (the duo got engaged in July 2016 on a mountain[...]
Black Mountain Symphony 10:00 pm
Black Mountain Symphony
Mar 18 @ 10:00 pm
Black Mountain Symphony
Evocative of such artists as Fleetwood Mac, The Corrs, Yes, Belle & Sebastian, Damien Rice, Guster and The Dave Matthews Band, the group implements the same skill and vision on cover tunes as they do[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Mar 19 @ 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.
Hosting a clothing drive for The Pine Street Inn: Ward Hayden (Girls, Guns and Glory) & Friends 10:00 pm
Hosting a clothing drive for The Pine Street Inn: Ward Hayden (Girls, Guns and Glory) & Friends
Mar 19 @ 10:00 pm
Hosting a clothing drive for The Pine Street Inn:  Ward Hayden (Girls, Guns and Glory) & Friends
On Girls, Guns and Glory: “Think-y, soulful lyrics paired with a beat you can dance to.” –Rolling Stone
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Mar 20 @ 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
Mar 20 @ 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[...]
21
The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Mar 21 @ 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
Mar 21 @ 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[...]
22
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
 
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
Mar 22 @ 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[...]
23
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Mar 23 @ 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
Mar 23 @ 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.
24
Organ in Orbit 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
Mar 24 @ 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
tonight TOAD welcomes  Organ in Orbit Out of THIS World!
25
Colbis The Creature 7:30 pm
Colbis The Creature
Mar 25 @ 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!!!
Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam 10:00 pm
Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam
Mar 25 @ 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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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Mar 26 @ 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.
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead) 8:00 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Mar 26 @ 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
Mar 27 @ 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
Mar 27 @ 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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Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health 10:00 pm
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health
Mar 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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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Wednesdays at TOAD – Fandango!  – Are we there yet?  Are we there yet?
Andrea Gillis Band 10:00 pm
Andrea Gillis Band
Mar 29 @ 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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Liz Morrison 7:30 pm
Liz Morrison
Mar 30 @ 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
Mar 30 @ 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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Mike Hastings Band 10:00 pm
Mike Hastings Band
Mar 31 @ 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[...]

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