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Grant Farm 7:30 pm
Grant Farm
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm
Grant Farm
          “We Are One, Broke In Two, Out In This Strange Place, Who Are You?” The opening lines of the title track raise this question. So who is Grant Farm, and[...]
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
Telescope 10:00 pm
Telescope
Oct 2 @ 10:00 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[...]
3
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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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Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk 10:00 pm
Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk
Oct 4 @ 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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The Very 7:30 pm
The Very
Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm
The Very
The Very: In 2014 the erstwhile Boston-based band Fertile Virgin were asked to reunite as part of the WMBR Pipeline 25th Anniversary series of concerts.  Three of the original five members of Fertile Virgin reconnected after some[...]
The Big Sip 10:00 pm
The Big Sip
Oct 5 @ 10:00 pm
The Big Sip
The Big Sip uses uses their music to reimagine the consuming grooves and hard beat drops that characterize computerized music. In their shows, they deliver the adrenaline rush and emotional impact of a night out[...]
6
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Oct 6 @ 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!
Willie J. Laws 9:00 pm
Willie J. Laws
Oct 6 @ 9:00 pm
Willie J. Laws
Texas guitar slinger, songwriter & vocalist Willie J Laws developed his “funky blues” guitar and vocal sound, influenced by Texas Blues and R&B, Tex-Mex Tejano/Conjunto, Louisiana Zydeco, and Country. Fans call him “the Real Deal” and[...]
7
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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 –[...]
8
John Powhida International Airport 7:30 pm
John Powhida International Airport
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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 –[...]
9
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Oct 9 @ 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[...]
Rich Young 10:00 pm
Rich Young
Oct 9 @ 10:00 pm
Rich Young
Rich Young is a singer/songwriter/ musician from the Cambridge area of the UK. He also writes commercial music for radio, TV & cinema as well as producing other artists. He’s played & recorded with a diverse range[...]
10
Trailer Park 7:30 pm
Trailer Park
Oct 10 @ 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
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 11 @ 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[...]
12
Nowhere Lights 7:30 pm
Nowhere Lights
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm
Nowhere Lights
“spacey rock roll pop kick root melodic spacey folk kick boot stomp spacey mr echo rock roll pop” – Nowhere Lights Listen for yourself HERE
Field Day with special guest: Midnight Singers 10:00 pm
Field Day with special guest: Midnight Singers
Oct 12 @ 10:00 pm
Field Day with special guest:  Midnight Singers
  Field Day – “Seriously raucous barroom rock that stings with lean power chords and open-hearted lyrics.” – James Reed, Boston Globe Call it Cosmic Roots Rock, Americana, Alt-Country, Folk–it doesn’t matter. Midnight Singers are a[...]
13
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Oct 13 @ 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[...]
Bluegrass Sunday featuring Patrick M’Gonigle (Lonely Heartstring Band) & Reed Stutz 9:00 pm
Bluegrass Sunday featuring Patrick M’Gonigle (Lonely Heartstring Band) & Reed Stutz
Oct 13 @ 9:00 pm
Something brand new for the lucky 13th! Please help us welcome Patrick M’Gonigle of Lonely Heartstring Band & Reed Stutz
14
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Oct 14 @ 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
Oct 14 @ 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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The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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[...]
16
Fandango 7:30 pm
Fandango
Oct 16 @ 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[...]
le Prestige 10:00 pm
le Prestige
Oct 16 @ 10:00 pm
le Prestige
le Prestige is an attempt by Boston bassist Chris Forkey to create an instrumental music inspired by the jazz-sample heavy sounds of 90’s hip-hop, electronica and lounge, all performed live with just horns, upright bass,[...]
17
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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[...]
19
The Library Band 7:30 pm
The Library Band
Oct 19 @ 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.
Stan Martin Band 10:00 pm
Stan Martin Band
Oct 19 @ 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[...]
20
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Oct 20 @ 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[...]
Youth Moose 10:00 pm
Youth Moose
Oct 20 @ 10:00 pm
Youth Moose
Tonight is the TOAD debut of this great new band out of Brooklyn NY!  Youth Moose is made up of three humans not in any way affiliated with moose or moose culture.  They do not[...]
21
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Oct 21 @ 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
Oct 21 @ 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 –[...]
22
John Powhida International Airport 7:30 pm
John Powhida International Airport
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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 –[...]
23
Fandango 7:30 pm
Fandango
Oct 23 @ 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[...]
AVA 10:00 pm
AVA
Oct 23 @ 10:00 pm
AVA
“I am AVA: a Montana-grown musician whose original songs blend indie, jazz, and RnB influences into folk roots. My music is directly reflective of my life as a young woman in the era of late[...]
24
Todd Thibaud 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 24 @ 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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City of Four 10:00 pm
City of Four
Oct 25 @ 10:00 pm
City of Four
City of Four performs an original brand of instrumental music, influenced by jazz, funk, fusion, pop/rock, hip hop, and other genres. The band has received an “Outstanding Performance” recognition from DownBeat Magazine as a Blues/Pop/Rock[...]
26
A Different Engine 7:30 pm
A Different Engine
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm
A Different Engine
This is original music—make no mistake—but if A Different Engine made a mix-tape for our own party, it would likely include songs by Husker Du, Big Star, the Posies, The Clash, Teenage Fanclub, Sonic Youth,[...]
Lady Lupine 10:00 pm
Lady Lupine
Oct 26 @ 10:00 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[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Oct 27 @ 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) 9:00 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Oct 27 @ 9:00 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
Oct 28 @ 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
Oct 28 @ 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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Carla Ryder 7:30 pm
Carla Ryder
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm
Carla Ryder
Carla Ryder: Rock n’ roll flapper, garage serenader, folk balladeer, front porch chanteuse, country crooner, lover of language. With a total of 7 albums under her belt, she has toured extensively and developed a loyal and[...]
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Oct 29 @ 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 7:30 pm
Fandango
Oct 30 @ 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
Oct 30 @ 10:00 pm
 
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Oct 31 @ 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
Oct 31 @ 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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