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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
May 1 @ 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
May 1 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
The White Owls‘ Blues music + bevvies = big fun ! So simple ! ! !
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Steve Mayone 7:30 pm
Steve Mayone
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
Steve Mayone
Steve Mayone is a songwriter/producer/musician living in Brooklyn, N.Y. He’s released 5 CD’s, his songs and instrumentals having been placed in independent films and TV shows. He an in demand session and live musician, playing and recording[...]
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
May 2 @ 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
May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
you CAN judge Fandango by their facebook pics – just sayin’
Air Congo 10:00 pm
Air Congo
May 3 @ 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
May 4 @ 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[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
May 4 @ 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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Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk 10:00 pm
Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk
May 5 @ 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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Grace Morrison 7:30 pm
Grace Morrison
May 6 @ 7:30 pm
Grace Morrison
Grace Morrison is an award winning singer/songwriter. Her professional career has included stints performing with some of the most well known musicians in America including Eddie Money, J. Geils, Pete Francis of Dispatch, Chris Slade[...]
The Library Band 10:00 pm
The Library Band
May 6 @ 10:00 pm
The Library Band
Joe and Matt have been playing and writing music together for a long time. As The Library Band, they combine stellar harmonies and multi-instrumental magic to ensure a pleasant reading experience.
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
May 7 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyls as we get to take turns playing our faves… LEARN MORE
Munk Duane 8:00 pm
Munk Duane
May 7 @ 8:00 pm
Munk Duane
“Munk Duane is a name people in the music scene need to remember. There is something special in his songwriting and there is a touch of genius in his ability to utilize a studio to[...]
Seth Adam 10:00 pm
Seth Adam
May 7 @ 10:00 pm
Seth Adam
Seth Adam:  Singer/Songwriter. Dog walker. Graphic designer.
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
May 8 @ 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
May 8 @ 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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Frank Drake 7:30 pm
Frank Drake
May 9 @ 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
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
May 9 @ 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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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
May 10 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Fandango – it’s what’s for dinner . . . the heck with prince spaghetti day . . . use your noodle and get to TOAD!
Kitchen Dwellers 10:00 pm
Kitchen Dwellers
May 10 @ 10:00 pm
Kitchen Dwellers
Kitchen Dwellers formed three years ago below the Bridger Mountains with the sizzle of afternoon breakfast and the warmth of Irish coffee brewing in the kitchen. What began as a trio, Shawn Swain, Joe Funk,[...]
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Ellie Buckland (of Lula Wiles) 7:30 pm
Ellie Buckland (of Lula Wiles)
May 11 @ 7:30 pm
Ellie Buckland (of Lula Wiles)
vocalist & fiddle player of Lula Wiles, Ellie Buckland, studied song writing at Berklee
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
May 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. . .
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Los Goutos 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
May 12 @ 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;[...]
13
Colbis The Creature 7:30 pm
Colbis The Creature
May 13 @ 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!!!
Red Tail Hawk 10:00 pm
Red Tail Hawk
May 13 @ 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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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
May 14 @ 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.
Tim Mann & Band 9:00 pm
Tim Mann & Band
May 14 @ 9:00 pm
Tim Mann & Band
Tim Mann‘s first public appearance was in 1985 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[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
May 15 @ 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
May 15 @ 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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The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
May 16 @ 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 16 @ 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
May 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[...]
Air Congo 10:00 pm
Air Congo
May 17 @ 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
May 18 @ 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 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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Mike Hastings Band 10:00 pm
Mike Hastings Band
May 19 @ 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[...]
20
Hammydown & special guest OZLO 7:30 pm
Hammydown & special guest OZLO
May 20 @ 7:30 pm
Hammydown & special guest OZLO
Hammydown has made your salad, and scooped the foam onto your cappuccino. She’s scrubbed your splattered walls and vacuumed the dust from beneath your bed on her hands and knees. She’s delivered your pizza. A[...]
Spotted Tiger 10:00 pm
Spotted Tiger
May 20 @ 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 . . .
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
May 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 22 @ 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
May 22 @ 9:00 pm
The White Owls
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Luddy Mussy 7:30 pm
Luddy Mussy
May 23 @ 7:30 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.
tba 7:30 pm
tba
May 23 @ 7:30 pm
 
Ward Hayden (Girls Guns & Glory) & The Usual Suspects w/ Honey Talk 10:00 pm
Ward Hayden (Girls Guns & Glory) & The Usual Suspects w/ Honey Talk
May 23 @ 10:00 pm
Ward Hayden (Girls Guns & Glory) & The Usual Suspects w/ Honey Talk
Ward Hayden & The Usual Suspects – check out this clip from a recent show at TOAD
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
May 24 @ 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 . . .
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
May 24 @ 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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Todd Thibaud 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud
May 25 @ 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
May 25 @ 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
For Reals . . .  EVERYBODY’S in the BAKER THOMAS BAND!
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Muddy Ruckus 10:00 pm
Muddy Ruckus
May 26 @ 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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Niall Connolly 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
May 27 @ 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
At the core of every Niall Connolly song is the story, one that unfolds a layer with each listen.
Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam 10:00 pm
Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam
May 27 @ 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
May 28 @ 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[...]
King Washington 9:00 pm
King Washington
May 28 @ 9:00 pm
King Washington
Saturated in beautiful harmonies and rousing chord progressions alike, the music of King Washington can be described as a throwback to when rock n’ roll was a songwriter’s game and at the same time praised[...]
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David Johnston Band 7:30 pm
David Johnston Band
May 29 @ 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
May 29 @ 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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Miriam 7:30 pm
Miriam
May 30 @ 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 Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
May 30 @ 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
May 31 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Wednesdays at TOAD – Fandango!  – Are we there yet?  Are we there yet?
The Get Right Band 10:00 pm
The Get Right Band
May 31 @ 10:00 pm
The Get Right Band
The Get Right Band: “On The Verge” -Relix Magazine “Best New Band of the Year” -Home Grown Music Network “Best Progressive Band” -Mountain Xpress

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