Calendar

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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Sep 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!
Telescope 9:00 pm
Telescope
Sep 1 @ 9:00 pm
Telescope
Telescope is one of Andrew Stern‘s projects –  He came up with the name because the band is designed around the Telecaster guitar. When the question is posed to guitarists, “If you could have just one[...]
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The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Sep 2 @ 8:00 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[...]
David Johnston & Friends 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
Sep 2 @ 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
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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Catch a Dinosaur 7:30 pm
Catch a Dinosaur
Sep 3 @ 7:30 pm
Catch a Dinosaur
Catch a Dinosaur likes to play dreamy music.
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Sep 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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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Sep 4 @ 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[...]
Katie Henry Band 10:00 pm
Katie Henry Band
Sep 4 @ 10:00 pm
Katie Henry Band
Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Katie Henry has been absorbing the life-altering glory of rock and blues music since her parents first put needle to vinyl and tonight she makes her TOAD debut!  Katie channels all of her[...]
5
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Sep 5 @ 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
“happy songs for miserable people” – Melvern check out a fan fave “Sleepy Eyes” – recorded right here at TOAD Press: By Some Guy Named Adam on August 14, 2006 “Your music makes me want[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Sep 5 @ 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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Miss Fairchild 10:00 pm
Miss Fairchild
Sep 6 @ 10:00 pm
Miss Fairchild
Boston’s R&B ensemble Miss Fairchild is joyfully committed to The Show; spectacle, musicianship, awe, and entertainment. Performing in the grand tradition of the Motown/Stax innovators of the 60’s, and the glittery Pop-Funk icons of each[...]
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Zack DuPont 7:30 pm
Zack DuPont
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm
Zack DuPont
​Zack DuPont is one of The DuPont Brothers – “The DuPont Brothers have the gift of being both poets and musicians, a rarity these days. It’s always refreshing to hear sibling duos, because you can sense the true[...]
David Johnston Band 10:00 pm
David Johnston Band
Sep 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[...]
8
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl as we get to take turns playing our faves… sorta like open mic – sign up to play two songs from your vinyl – we set up a turn table center stage[...]
Eric Salt & The Electric City 9:00 pm
Eric Salt & The Electric City
Sep 8 @ 9:00 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[...]
9
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Sep 9 @ 8:00 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[...]
David Johnston & Friends 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
Sep 9 @ 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
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 –
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John Powhida International Airport 7:30 pm
John Powhida International Airport
Sep 10 @ 7:30 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!!! John Powhida is a singer/songwriter living in Boston. John is a[...]
Honey Talk 10:00 pm
Honey Talk
Sep 10 @ 10:00 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 –[...]
11
Fandango 7:30 pm
Fandango
Sep 11 @ 7:30 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[...]
The Gravel Project 10:00 pm
The Gravel Project
Sep 11 @ 10:00 pm
 
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Todd Thibaud Band 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
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
Sep 12 @ 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 . . .
13
Kickstarter Launch party for Elisa Smith & The Tiny Little Lies w/ Special Guest: Yacht For Teacher 10:00 pm
Kickstarter Launch party for Elisa Smith & The Tiny Little Lies w/ Special Guest: Yacht For Teacher
Sep 13 @ 10:00 pm
Kickstarter Launch party for Elisa Smith & The Tiny Little Lies w/ Special Guest:  Yacht For Teacher
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[...]
14
Jake Swamp & The Pine 7:30 pm
Jake Swamp & The Pine
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm
Jake Swamp & The Pine
Two dudes. One beard. 14 strings. Jake Swamp and The Pine is a americana/folk duo featuring Drew on rhythm guitar and vocals, and Stu on mandolin (for the mando-win). Influenced by a myriad of musicians[...]
Sugar Blood Jinx 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
Sep 14 @ 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
SUGAR BLOOD JINX is Eric Waxwood who uses finger-picking and a slide on a National Steel Guitar and sings lead vocals; Matt Murphy who plays an upright bass and sings background vocals; and Scott Pittman[...]
15
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl as we get to take turns playing our faves… sorta like open mic – sign up to play two songs from your vinyl – we set up a turn table center stage[...]
Amber Casares 9:00 pm
Amber Casares
Sep 15 @ 9:00 pm
Amber Casares
A favorite here at TOAD – give a listen here, then mark your calendar to come here her live!
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The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Sep 16 @ 8:00 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[...]
David Johnston & Friends 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
Sep 16 @ 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
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 –[...]
17
The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Sep 17 @ 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
Sep 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
Sep 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[...]
Sonya Rae Taylor 10:00 pm
Sonya Rae Taylor
Sep 18 @ 10:00 pm
Sonya Rae Taylor
  Boston native, Sonya Rae is a rising star with a blend of gifts rarely found on the blues-rock and soul scene today.  Her dazzling musical ability is immediately evident through her soaring vocals, scorching[...]
19
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
“happy songs for miserable people” – Melvern check out a fan fave “Sleepy Eyes” – recorded right here at TOAD Press: By Some Guy Named Adam on August 14, 2006 “Your music makes me want[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Sep 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 . . .
20
The Soggy Po’ Boys 10:00 pm
The Soggy Po’ Boys
Sep 20 @ 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.
21
The Library Band 7:30 pm
The Library Band
Sep 21 @ 7:30 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.
Lina Cooper Band 10:00 pm
Lina Cooper Band
Sep 21 @ 10:00 pm
Lina Cooper Band
Lina Cooper is a singer-songwriter, arranger, producer and artist from Donetsk, Ukraine currently living in Boston. Lina is going to Berklee college of music double-majoring in Contemporary Writing & Production and Songwriting with a minor[...]
22
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl as we get to take turns playing our faves… sorta like open mic – sign up to play two songs from your vinyl – we set up a turn table center stage[...]
The Gill Aharon Trio 9:00 pm
The Gill Aharon Trio
Sep 22 @ 9:00 pm
The Gill Aharon Trio
“Thick sounding, Instrumental, groove heavy and improvisational but concise, this band plays the compositions of one mind as if they shared a mind.” – CD Baby Check them out HERE!
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The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Sep 23 @ 8:00 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[...]
David Johnston & Friends 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
Sep 23 @ 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
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 –[...]
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John Powhida International Airport 7:30 pm
John Powhida International Airport
Sep 24 @ 7:30 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!!! John Powhida is a singer/songwriter living in Boston. John is a[...]
Honey Talk 10:00 pm
Honey Talk
Sep 24 @ 10:00 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 –[...]
25
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Sep 25 @ 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[...]
Ever More Nest 10:00 pm
Ever More Nest
Sep 25 @ 10:00 pm
Ever More Nest
New Orleans-based, Americana/Alt-Country group Ever More Nest stops in at TOAD with their debut album, The Place That You Call Home, which was recently nominated for Best Alt-Country Album in the Independent Music Awards. Currently[...]
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Frank Drake & Friends 7:30 pm
Frank Drake & Friends
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm
Frank Drake & Friends
“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
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Sep 26 @ 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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Red Tail Hawk 10:00 pm
Red Tail Hawk
Sep 27 @ 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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Lady Lupine 7:30 pm
Lady Lupine
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm
Lady Lupine
Lady Lupine is a Boston based soul and rock band that delivers thrilling performances of original and covered music. Their sound is a unique blend of poignant lyrics, robust rhythms and alluring melodies. Drawing inspiration[...]
Jack Grace Band 10:00 pm
Jack Grace Band
Sep 28 @ 10:00 pm
Jack Grace Band
With a new CD titled Drinking Songs for Lovers, one might be forgiven for believing that Jack Grace should ease up a little. Songs like “Morning Margaritas,” “Drinkin’ and Gamblin’,” and “You Drank Yourself into[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Bring your vinyl as we get to take turns playing our faves… sorta like open mic – sign up to play two songs from your vinyl – we set up a turn table center stage[...]
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead) 8:00 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Sep 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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The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Sep 30 @ 8:00 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[...]
David Johnston & Friends 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
Sep 30 @ 10:30 pm
David Johnston & Friends
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 –

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