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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jul 1 @ 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!
Sparrow Blue 8:00 pm
Sparrow Blue
Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm
Sparrow Blue
Sparrow Blue, Acoustic Fiddle and Guitar songwriting duo from Eastern Massachusetts, consists of Katy Boc and Todd Nickerson. Having met in 2014, Katy and Todd began writing songs together after discovering a mutual love for American roots[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
David Johnston  – if you don’t know him, you have to stop by TOAD for Blue Monday – take a listen HERE where David talks about his influences and plays a bit of music –
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 2 @ 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 on drums. Check out a[...]
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Amber Casares 7:30 pm
Amber Casares
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm
Amber Casares
On 8/23/2016, Amber Casares lent her vocal talent to John Powhida International Airport – right here at TOAD – tonight she’s center stage . . .   take a listen HERE
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Jul 3 @ 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 with their original and soulful music. Described as “Ray Charles and Tom Waits on a pirate ship with Sun[...]
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Ryan and Sonya Rae Taylor 7:30 pm
Ryan and Sonya Rae Taylor
Jul 4 @ 7:30 pm
Ryan and Sonya Rae Taylor
Sonya is part of the new breed of blues and soul musicians, always searching for new ways to revitalize the form. A triple threat, Sonya is a fiery guitar slinger, soulful blues belter and a[...]
Fourth of JuLYLE featuring Lyle Brewer & Eleanor Bigsby 10:00 pm
Fourth of JuLYLE featuring Lyle Brewer & Eleanor Bigsby
Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm
Fourth of JuLYLE featuring Lyle Brewer & 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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Samantha Farrell 7:30 pm
Samantha Farrell
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm
Samantha Farrell
Samantha Farrell returns to TOAD!  Did you know that she made a music video in TOAD???  Check it out HERE then stop by tonight for the real deal.
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Jul 5 @ 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. . .“A whole bunch of musicians and a whole bunch[...]
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Mike Gent (of The Figgs) 7:30 pm
Mike Gent (of The Figgs)
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm
Mike Gent (of The Figgs)
Hitting the stage tonight is Mike Gent, guitarist & vocalist of The Figgs. The tried and true band The Figgs,  has a worldwide fan base, a hearty discography,  and celebrates more than 25 years together.  [...]
David Johnston Band 10:00 pm
David Johnston Band
Jul 7 @ 10:00 pm
David Johnston Band
Peter Wolf (formerly of the J Geils Band), 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[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jul 8 @ 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.
Honey Talk 9:00 pm
Honey Talk
Jul 8 @ 9:00 pm
Honey Talk
Honey Talk is a fresh, innovative, and comfortable quartet that performs classic hits and inviting originals making you feel sweeter than honey. Honey talk is: Cody Nilsen – Guitar/Vocals Steve Bunce- Bass/Vocals Ben Blanchard –[...]
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
David Johnston  – if you don’t know him, you have to stop by TOAD for Blue Monday – take a listen HERE where David talks about his influences and plays a bit of music –
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 9 @ 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 on drums. Check out a[...]
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Magen Tracy & The Missed Connections 7:30 pm
Magen Tracy & The Missed Connections
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm
Magen Tracy & The Missed Connections
TOAD is excited to welcome back Magen Tracy & the Missed Connections. Magen Tracy first brought her bittersweet ballads and fierce anthems center stage in 2015 with the release of her first solo EP, Fiercely, produced by Nate Leavitt. [...]
Ray Rizzo and Dinty Child 10:00 pm
Ray Rizzo and Dinty Child
Jul 10 @ 10:00 pm
Ray Rizzo and Dinty Child
Ray Rizzo and Dinty Child team up for a Tuesday show at TOAD – more info coming  
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jul 11 @ 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[...]
Spotted Tiger 10:00 pm
Spotted Tiger
Jul 11 @ 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 . . .
12
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jul 12 @ 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
Jul 12 @ 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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GA-20 10:00 pm
GA-20
Jul 13 @ 10:00 pm
GA-20
Traditional Blues band based in Boston MA. GA-20 plays 50’s & 60’s heavy blues music featuring Matthew Stubbs (Charlie Musselwhite band)-Guitar, Pat Faherty-Vocals & Guitar and Chris Anzalone-Drums. check out the facebook event HERE Influences[...]
14
Aaron Perrino of The Sheila Divine 7:30 pm
Aaron Perrino of The Sheila Divine
Jul 14 @ 7:30 pm
Aaron Perrino of The Sheila Divine
Aaron Perrino of The Sheila Divine The Sheila Divine formed in 1997 and played their first show on July 4 at The Middle East in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The lineup consisted of singer, songwriter, and guitarist[...]
Holystone with special guest Meaghan Casey 10:00 pm
Holystone with special guest Meaghan Casey
Jul 14 @ 10:00 pm
Holystone with special guest Meaghan Casey
Holystone is a folk band from Boston . . .  – check out the facebook event HERE  – and give a listen HERE ********************************************** Born in Denver and raised in Massachusetts,  Meaghan Casey grew up with[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jul 15 @ 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!
Dietrich Strause 9:00 pm
Dietrich Strause
Jul 15 @ 9:00 pm
Dietrich Strause
Dietrich Strause’s songs are a mix of timeless melody, literate lyricism, and a “virtuosic command of imagery.” (The Artery, WBUR) Strause released his new album How Cruel That Hunger Binds on August 26th, produced by Zachariah Hickman (Ray[...]
16
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jul 16 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
David Johnston  – if you don’t know him, you have to stop by TOAD for Blue Monday – take a listen HERE where David talks about his influences and plays a bit of music –
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 16 @ 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 on drums. Check out a[...]
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Amber Casares 7:30 pm
Amber Casares
Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm
Amber Casares
On 8/23/2016, Amber Casares lent her vocal talent to John Powhida International Airport – right here at TOAD – tonight she’s center stage . . .   take a listen HERE
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Jul 17 @ 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 with their original and soulful music. Described as “Ray Charles and Tom Waits on a pirate ship with Sun[...]
18
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jul 18 @ 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[...]
Echo Bloom 10:00 pm
Echo Bloom
Jul 18 @ 10:00 pm
Echo Bloom
Echo Bloom is a New York based band led by vocalist, guitarist, and composer Kyle Evans. Evans draws on his diverse background, including a stint focusing on electro-acoustic recording, a home-grown love of 1960s surf rock,[...]
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Grant Bloom 7:30 pm
Grant Bloom
Jul 19 @ 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
Jul 19 @ 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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Los Goutos 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
Jul 20 @ 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
LOS GOUTOS “A veritable Grand Ole Opry with a modern sense of humor….”   (Music Connection Magazine) Featuring: Bruce Bartone (acoustic and electric guitars; bass guitar, keyboards; backing vocals); Mike Eigen (lead and backing vocals,[...]
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Instant Treeline 7:30 pm
Instant Treeline
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm
Instant Treeline
Instant Treeline is a Brooklyn-based folk-rock band founded in 2016 by Will Leet, a musician and Chris Burns, a poet. The group’s songs are led by intricate lyrics and acoustic guitar soundscapes, juxtaposing the fast pace[...]
Mike Hastings Band 10:00 pm
Mike Hastings Band
Jul 21 @ 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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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jul 22 @ 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!
Honey Talk 9:00 pm
Honey Talk
Jul 22 @ 9:00 pm
Honey Talk
Honey Talk is a fresh, innovative, and comfortable quartet that performs classic hits and inviting originals making you feel sweeter than honey. Honey talk is: Cody Nilsen – Guitar/Vocals Steve Bunce- Bass/Vocals Ben Blanchard –[...]
23
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
David Johnston  – if you don’t know him, you have to stop by TOAD for Blue Monday – take a listen HERE where David talks about his influences and plays a bit of music –
The White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 23 @ 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 on drums. Check out a[...]
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Eric George 7:30 pm
Eric George
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm
Eric George
“Eric George is one of the smartest songwriters in the entire indie folk scene and nobody knows it. That isn’t to say that nobody knows him—or, at least by this point he should have the[...]
Shining Mirrors 10:00 pm
Shining Mirrors
Jul 24 @ 10:00 pm
Shining Mirrors
Shining Mirrors claim their genre is:  dark garage lollipop sounds intriguing to us –   you can give a listen HERE
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jul 25 @ 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[...]
Dharmasoul 10:00 pm
Dharmasoul
Jul 25 @ 10:00 pm
Dharmasoul
We are so excited to have Dharmasoul back at TOAD! Drums, guitar & vocals are the backbone and energy behind this New Jersey based power-duo.  With Jonah Tolchin on guitar, Kevin Clifford on drums, this duo brings their[...]
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jul 26 @ 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
Jul 26 @ 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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Organ in Orbit 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
Jul 27 @ 10:00 pm
Organ in Orbit
. . . tonight TOAD welcomes  Organ in Orbit Organ In Orbit is a jazz/funk organ trio from Boston, formed originally as a side-project of the Freelance Bishops leader/keyboardist, Jeremy Parker, back in 2004. Jeremy had[...]
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Bees Deluxe 7:30 pm
Bees Deluxe
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm
Bees Deluxe
Bees Deluxe is a full-tilt, acid blues/funk/rock collective comprised of Boston-based musicians. Their unique repertoire includes originals and re-interpreted 60s, 70s, and 80s covers from Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Charles Mingus, B.B. King,[...]
LUX 10:00 pm
LUX
Jul 28 @ 10:00 pm
LUX
Hear what venues all over New England already know – LUX is a funky / jazzy / quirky / entertaining / engaging quartet from Newburyport, MA and will be the band that you invite back[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jul 29 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyls as we get to take turns playing our faves… LEARN MORE
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead) 8:00 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 30 @ 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Peter Wolf (formerly of the J Geils Band), 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 White Owls 9:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 30 @ 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 on drums. Check out a[...]
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The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Jul 31 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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 with their original and soulful music. Described as “Ray Charles and Tom Waits on a pirate ship with Sun[...]

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