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Big Blue World 7:30 pm
Big Blue World
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm
Big Blue World
This roots based band from Boston, MA combines 3-part harmonies layered over rock and world beat grooves and has developed a unique sound that moves seamlessly from original reggae and psychedelic rock to West African and Cuban music. The[...]
Sam Chase Band 10:00 pm
Sam Chase Band
Apr 1 @ 10:00 pm
Sam Chase Band
Growing up with the beach as his backyard, in a home that was constantly filled with music, it’s no wonder where Sam Chase got his laid-back yet musically sophisticated, easy-to-listen-to vibe that is apparent in[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Apr 2 @ 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: Rolling Nectar 8:00 pm
The New England Music Exchange Presents: Rolling Nectar
Apr 2 @ 8:00 pm
The New England Music Exchange Presents:  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[...]
Dave Anthony (of Nemes) 10:00 pm
Dave Anthony (of Nemes)
Apr 2 @ 10:00 pm
Dave Anthony (of Nemes)
Dave Anthony is known for his guitar & vocals with the band Nemes
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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[...]
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The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Fandango – it’s what’s for dinner . . . the heck with prince spaghetti day . . . use your noodle and get to TOAD!
Dan Blakeslee and the Calabash Club 10:00 pm
Dan Blakeslee and the Calabash Club
Apr 5 @ 10:00 pm
Dan Blakeslee and the Calabash Club
While attending art school in Baltimore, Maryland Dan Blakeslee, a Maine native discovered that he had an equal and deeply rooted connection to music. He would sneak into the galleries to play his guitar through[...]
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Apr 6 @ 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
Apr 6 @ 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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The Four Legged Faithful 10:00 pm
The Four Legged Faithful
Apr 7 @ 10:00 pm
The Four Legged Faithful
The Four Legged Faithful are a band made up of 4 ordinary men who all thrive on playing music together. Their aim is not to play traditional folk or bluegrass music, but instead to create[...]
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Liz Morrison 7:30 pm
Liz Morrison
Apr 8 @ 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 . . .
David Johnston Band 10:00 pm
David Johnston Band
Apr 8 @ 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
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl over for a spin!  Or perhaps pick some up on your way at The Somerville Flea!
Ryan Alvanos – Celebrating National Poetry Month 8:00 pm
Ryan Alvanos – Celebrating National Poetry Month
Apr 9 @ 8:00 pm
Ryan Alvanos - Celebrating National Poetry Month
Ryan Alvanos is a poet by training, editor by trade, songwriter by passion, busker by calling, and whim-blown vagabond by good fortune.
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David Johnston Band 7:30 pm
David Johnston Band
Apr 10 @ 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
Apr 10 @ 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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Red Tail Hawk 7:30 pm
Red Tail Hawk
Apr 11 @ 7:30 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[...]
The Chandler Travis Three-O 10:00 pm
The Chandler Travis Three-O
Apr 11 @ 10:00 pm
The Chandler Travis Three-O
Check out more about Chandler Travis HERE
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Apr 12 @ 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[...]
Dan Blakeslee and The Calabash Club 10:00 pm
Dan Blakeslee and The Calabash Club
Apr 12 @ 10:00 pm
Dan Blakeslee and The Calabash Club
“Dan Blakeslee is one of Boston’s most promising songwriters – spinning literate songs that feature the perfect mix of folky grit and soulful swoon” – Visible Voice / Scott Pingeton Dan Blakeslee & The Calabash[...]
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Todd Thibaud 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud
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
Apr 13 @ 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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Ryan Fitzsimmons Band 10:00 pm
Ryan Fitzsimmons Band
Apr 14 @ 10:00 pm
Ryan Fitzsimmons Band
“Mr. (Ryan) Fitzsimmons is a brutal force of nature on acoustic guitar. Often breaking multiple strings during a performance, he plays with a fire and fierceness that cannot be tamed, or faked for that matter.[...]
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Spotted Tiger 7:30 pm
Spotted Tiger
Apr 15 @ 7:30 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 . . .
Stan Martin Band 10:00 pm
Stan Martin Band
Apr 15 @ 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
Apr 16 @ 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.
Ryan Alvanos – Celebrating National Poetry Month 8:00 pm
Ryan Alvanos – Celebrating National Poetry Month
Apr 16 @ 8:00 pm
Ryan Alvanos - Celebrating National Poetry Month
Ryan Alvanos is a poet by training, editor by trade, songwriter by passion, busker by calling, and whim-blown vagabond by good fortune.
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
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Nico Rivers & The Alec Hutson Trio 7:30 pm
Nico Rivers & The Alec Hutson Trio
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm
Nico Rivers & The Alec Hutson Trio
One of the only known constants in the universe is transformation. All that is was and will some day again be something else. What will you be? Nico Rivers is a Boston-based singer/songwriter with a[...]
John Powhida International Airport 10:00 pm
John Powhida International Airport
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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 . . .
Dan Blakeslee and the Calabash Club 10:00 pm
Dan Blakeslee and the Calabash Club
Apr 19 @ 10:00 pm
Dan Blakeslee and the Calabash Club
“There is little doubt in my mind that tonight’s profile artist Dan Blakeslee, a singer-songwriter, graphic designer, original artist and performer is probably one of the most gifted all-around artists in New England.” – Ryan’s[...]
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Apr 20 @ 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
Apr 20 @ 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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Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk 10:00 pm
Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk
Apr 21 @ 10:00 pm
Big Ben Hillman - The Professor of Funk
Over the course of his career, Big Ben Hillman has shared the stage with a host of diverse and well known musicians including hip hop stars Method Man and Ghostface Killa from the Wu Tang[...]
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Niall Connolly 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
Niall Connolly – “Disarming and beautifully crafted folk-pop.” – Chicago Tribune
Air Congo 10:00 pm
Air Congo
Apr 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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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Apr 23 @ 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!
Ryan Alvanos et al. – Celebrating National Poetry Month with Sonnet Sundays! 8:00 pm
Ryan Alvanos et al. – Celebrating National Poetry Month with Sonnet Sundays!
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm
Ryan Alvanos et al. - Celebrating National Poetry Month with Sonnet Sundays!
Ryan Alvanos is a poet by training, editor by trade, songwriter by passion, busker by calling, and whim-blown vagabond by good fortune.
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Apr 24 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Blue Mondays at TOAD . . .
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Miriam 7:30 pm
Miriam
Apr 25 @ 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 Life IS Here Tour w/ SondorBlue 10:00 pm
The Life IS Here Tour w/ SondorBlue
Apr 25 @ 10:00 pm
The Life IS Here Tour w/ SondorBlue
SondorBlue is an indie-rock band out of Charleston, SC comprised of three lead vocalists. Their sound combines a refreshing classic touch with a modern flare. When each voice comes together to create the three-part harmonies that[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Apr 26 @ 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[...]
Amy Kucharik & Ian Foster 10:00 pm
Amy Kucharik & Ian Foster
Apr 26 @ 10:00 pm
Amy Kucharik & Ian Foster
Amy Kucharik & Ian Foster
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Eric Salt & The Electric City 7:30 pm
Eric Salt & The Electric City
Apr 27 @ 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[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Apr 27 @ 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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Los Goutos 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
Apr 28 @ 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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Trailer Park 7:30 pm
Trailer Park
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm
Trailer Park
Trailer Park = a ten-legged rock and roll machine powered by rock and roll guitar, bass, drums, and twin tenor saxophones
The Whisky Geese 10:00 pm
The Whisky Geese
Apr 29 @ 10:00 pm
The Whisky Geese
The Whiskey Geese are: Tyler Wayne – acoustic guitar, vocals, foot tamborine, melodica Dane Anderson – acoustic guitar, vocals, foot percussion A high flyin’ power duo.
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Apr 30 @ 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)
Apr 30 @ 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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