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Chris McDermott’s Rhythm to the Brain Sessions 10:00 pm
Chris McDermott’s Rhythm to the Brain Sessions
Jan 1 @ 10:00 pm
Chris McDermott's Rhythm to the Brain Sessions
  Chris McDermott is a very busy musician playing all over America,  Europe, and the Caribbean for over 25 years.  Posessing a truly unique rhythmic style he draws from what seems to be every available musical color in[...]
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health 10:00 pm
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health
Jan 1 @ 10:00 pm
Marc Wolfson Pinansky & The Bored of Health
Country Folk for city folk. Born and raised outside of Boston, MA. Professional Amateur Musician, Multi-instrumentalist, Songwriter. Lover of cats. Grammatical bandit. I get more done in a bathrobe than most do in a suit.[...]
2
Fandango 7:30 pm
Fandango
Jan 2 @ 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[...]
My Mother’s Moustache 10:00 pm
My Mother’s Moustache
Jan 2 @ 10:00 pm
My Mother's Moustache
Based in Boston MA, My Mother’s Moustache is a force to be reckoned with. With a mix of styles that include Rock, Motown, Funk, Blues, and World Music, the band brings forth an old school[...]
3
Todd Thibaud (solo) 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud (solo)
Jan 3 @ 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud (solo)
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
Jan 3 @ 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[...]
4
Elisa Smith & The Tiny Little Lies 10:00 pm
Elisa Smith & The Tiny Little Lies
Jan 4 @ 10:00 pm
Elisa Smith & The Tiny Little Lies
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[...]
5
Zack DuPont 7:30 pm
Zack DuPont
Jan 5 @ 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[...]
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders 10:00 pm
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
Jan 5 @ 10:00 pm
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
The MoonRaiders are a Western Swing band that combine elements of Jazz, Rock n’ Roll, Country, and Truck Driving music. Award winning guitarist Chris Hersch (formerly of Girls Guns & Glory) leads this quartet of accomplished musicians, improvising[...]
6
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jan 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!
Mark Kiliansky & Nate Sabat 9:00 pm
Mark Kiliansky & Nate Sabat
Jan 6 @ 9:00 pm
more info soon
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David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jan 7 @ 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 9:30 pm
The White Owls
Jan 7 @ 9:30 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[...]
8
Chris McDermott’s Rhythm to the Brain Sessions 7:30 pm
Chris McDermott’s Rhythm to the Brain Sessions
Jan 8 @ 7:30 pm
Chris McDermott's Rhythm to the Brain Sessions
  Chris McDermott is a very busy musician playing all over America,  Europe, and the Caribbean for over 25 years.  Posessing a truly unique rhythmic style he draws from what seems to be every available musical color in[...]
Honey Talk 10:00 pm
Honey Talk
Jan 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 7:30 pm
Fandango
Jan 9 @ 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[...]
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
Jan 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[...]
10
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jan 10 @ 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
Jan 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 . . .
11
Spotted Tiger 10:00 pm
Spotted Tiger
Jan 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
Ghost Grl 7:30 pm
Ghost Grl
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm
Ghost Grl
GHOST GRL is the project of indie/Ambient artist Gianna Botticelli. Whether it be happiness or self doubt, GHOST GRL’s music challenges listeners to come face to face with the things they bury deep within themselves.
Greg Klyma Band 10:00 pm
Greg Klyma Band
Jan 12 @ 10:00 pm
Greg Klyma Band
Road tested troubadour. Relentless songwriter. Greg Klyma‘s biggest influences include Steve Earle, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, Todd Snider, AC/DC, the Everly Brothers, and Hank Williams. Be it a house concert, a festival stage, or a[...]
13
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jan 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[...]
Dietrich Strause & Band 9:00 pm
Dietrich Strause & Band
Jan 13 @ 9:00 pm
Dietrich Strause & Band
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[...]
14
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jan 14 @ 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 9:30 pm
The White Owls
Jan 14 @ 9:30 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[...]
15
Frank Drake Trio 7:30 pm
Frank Drake Trio
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm
Frank Drake Trio
“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
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Jan 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
Jan 16 @ 7:30 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[...]
Tyrone Cotton 10:00 pm
Tyrone Cotton
Jan 16 @ 10:00 pm
Tyrone Cotton
Tyrone Cotton’s earliest musical revelation was listening to the raspy, inspirational voice of his grandfather, the Reverend Cleveland Roosevelt Williams, at his childhood home in Louisville, KY. At a young age, Cotton began playing guitar[...]
17
Todd Thibaud Band 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
Jan 17 @ 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,[...]
The High Road Drifters 10:00 pm
The High Road Drifters
Jan 17 @ 10:00 pm
The High Road Drifters
“We are a high energy Americana rock n alt-country boogie bluesy jam band.  Our shows are a sonic celebration that brings good people together.  Playing mostly cover songs, our style is country to blues, rock[...]
18
The Soggy Po’ Boys 10:00 pm
The Soggy Po’ Boys
Jan 18 @ 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.
19
Old Fox 7:30 pm
Old Fox
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm
Old Fox
Old Fox is Alex – Guitar/Vocals Ralph – Trumpet/Vocals/Guitar Connor – Guitar/Vocals Jon – Keys/Vocals Kevin – Bass Max – Drums O.F. draws from influences, Frightened Rabbit, Hozier, and Bon Iver to create a rhythmically[...]
Andy Mowatt’s Frequency Movement 10:00 pm
Andy Mowatt’s Frequency Movement
Jan 19 @ 10:00 pm
Andy Mowatt's Frequency Movement
Many of you may be familiar with Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam shows here at TOAD – well, get ready for his next installment tonight! Born of the retro sounds and arrangements of Steely Dan, and[...]
20
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jan 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[...]
Dietrich Strause & Band 9:00 pm
Dietrich Strause & Band
Jan 20 @ 9:00 pm
Dietrich Strause & Band
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[...]
21
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jan 21 @ 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 9:30 pm
The White Owls
Jan 21 @ 9:30 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[...]
22
closed tonight 5:00 pm
closed tonight
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm
closed tonight
closed tonight . .  . watch out for that ice, ice baby
23
Fandango 7:30 pm
Fandango
Jan 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[...]
Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk 10:00 pm
Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk
Jan 23 @ 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[...]
24
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 24 @ 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[...]
25
VERDEgree & Friends 10:00 pm
VERDEgree & Friends
Jan 25 @ 10:00 pm
VERDEgree & Friends
VERDEgree is a Indie-Rock band led by singer and bassist Elisabeth Hoffman. VERDEgree’s music blends beautiful melodies with intricate rhythms and crunchy time signatures. Each song reflects different experiences and stories from Hoffman’s life. Interesting,[...]
26
Colorway 7:30 pm
Colorway
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm
Colorway
“You gotta hear this band!” –Peter Holsapple, The dB’s Independent Music Award winning guitarist, F. Alex Johnson’s band, Colorway is an original, indie, progressive pop rock trio from Northampton, Massachusetts. The band draws on their love[...]
Mike Hastings Band 10:00 pm
Mike Hastings Band
Jan 26 @ 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[...]
27
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jan 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) 8:00 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Jan 27 @ 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[...]
28
David Johnston 7:30 pm
David Johnston
Jan 28 @ 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 9:30 pm
The White Owls
Jan 28 @ 9:30 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[...]
29
David Johnston, Jim Haggerty & Chris Anazalone! 7:30 pm
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Jan 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[...]
30
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jan 30 @ 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[...]
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies 10:00 pm
Danielle Miraglia & The Glory Junkies
Jan 30 @ 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[...]
31
The Living Wage 7:30 pm
The Living Wage
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm
The Living Wage
Born in collaboration, The Living Wage are a roots trio comprised of Frank Drake (Bag Boys, Hashtag Hoedown), Paul Dilley (Girls Guns & Glory), and road tested troubadour Greg Klyma. Strong original songs and choice[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Jan 31 @ 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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