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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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[...]
Cheryl Arena 9:00 pm
Cheryl Arena
Mar 1 @ 9:00 pm
Cheryl Arena
TOAD is thrilled to welcome THREE TIME WINNER of The Blues Audience Newsletter Readers’ Poll for “Most Outstanding Harmonica Player”, CHERYL ARENA!  The harmonica has brought her to many exotic places and afforded her a wealth[...]
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The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Mar 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
Mar 2 @ 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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Sam Reid & The Riot Act 7:30 pm
Sam Reid & The Riot Act
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm
Sam Reid & The Riot Act
 Sam Reid & The Riot Act is an acoustic guitar-driven rock band with a true bluegrass soul . . .   
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Mar 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
Mar 4 @ 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[...]
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders 10:00 pm
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
Mar 4 @ 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[...]
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Mar 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
Mar 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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Los Goutos 10:00 pm
Los Goutos
Mar 6 @ 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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Liz Bills & Lauren Crosby 7:30 pm
Liz Bills & Lauren Crosby
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm
Liz Bills & Lauren Crosby
New England Music Awards 2019 Roots Act of the Year winner, Liz Bills competed in American Idol in 2012 and placed in the top 30 females in Hollywood, sharing the stage with legendary icons Mariah[...]
Catch a Dinosaur 10:00 pm
Catch a Dinosaur
Mar 7 @ 10:00 pm
Catch a Dinosaur
Catch a Dinosaur likes to play dreamy music.
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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
Mar 8 @ 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
Mar 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
Mar 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
Mar 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
Mar 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 –[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Mar 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[...]
The Happiness (featuring Ben Hillman) 10:00 pm
The Happiness (featuring Ben Hillman)
Mar 11 @ 10:00 pm
The Happiness (featuring Ben Hillman)
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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ArtHouse 7:30 pm
ArtHouse
Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm
ArtHouse
Songwriter Misha on a journey of songs and stories meets some funky cats. Together they channel luscious, melancholic, cozy alternative music. Heavenly chorus, funky rhythms, fierce guitar and some smooth trumpet. All a part of[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Mar 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 . . .
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Bees Deluxe 10:00 pm
Bees Deluxe
Mar 13 @ 10:00 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,[...]
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Georgia Overdrive 7:30 pm
Georgia Overdrive
Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm
Georgia Overdrive
Georgia Overdrive plays the best of classic country, and a little rock and roll: Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Gram Parsons, Buddy Holly, Neil Young, and many more. The Boston Globe says, “The festive side of country[...]
Sugar Blood Jinx 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
Mar 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[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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[...]
Jack Grace Band 9:00 pm
Jack Grace Band
Mar 15 @ 9:00 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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The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Mar 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
Mar 16 @ 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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The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Mar 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
Mar 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[...]
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Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Mar 18 @ 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[...]
Ken Clark Organ Trio 10:00 pm
Ken Clark Organ Trio
Mar 18 @ 10:00 pm
Ken Clark Organ Trio
KEN CLARK ORGAN TRIO: Ken is internationally known as one of the world’s greatest jazz organists. He has also been *Winner of New England Blues Society, Keyboardist of the the Year* in “2006”, “2009”, “2011”[...]
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Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Mar 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
Mar 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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City of Four 10:00 pm
City of Four
Mar 20 @ 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[...]
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Niall Connolly 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm
Niall Connolly
All of it gets woven into a tapestry of words. Then melody. Harmonies added in the studio. Electricity, sincerity, and humor on the stage. At the core of every Niall Connolly song is the story,[...]
Telescope 10:00 pm
Telescope
Mar 21 @ 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[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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[...]
Willie J. Laws ~ The Last Prophet of the Funky Texas Blues 9:00 pm
Willie J. Laws ~ The Last Prophet of the Funky Texas Blues
Mar 22 @ 9:00 pm
Willie J. Laws ~ The Last Prophet of the Funky Texas Blues
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[...]
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The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Mar 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
Mar 23 @ 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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John Powhida International Airport 7:30 pm
John Powhida International Airport
Mar 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
Mar 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
Mar 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[...]
The Gravel Project 10:00 pm
The Gravel Project
Mar 25 @ 10:00 pm
The Gravel Project
Described by The Boston Globe as “a night of rocking blues and funk jams,” The Gravel Project is the creation of guitarist, composer, and singer Andrew Gravel and brother, Hammond B3 organist and composer, Jordan[...]
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Magen Tracy & The Missed Connections 7:30 pm
Magen Tracy & The Missed Connections
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm
Magen Tracy & The Missed Connections
TOAD is excited to welcome back Magen Tracy 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. “A singer-songwriter with pinup[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Mar 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
Mar 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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Sado-Domestics 7:30 pm
Sado-Domestics
Mar 28 @ 7:30 pm
Sado-Domestics
Sado-Domestics is the singing-songwriting partnership of Lucy Martinez (Lucy and the Dreamers) and Chris Gleason (Los Goutos). Perhaps get a feel by checking out their list of influences: Neko Case, Wilco, Gillian Welch & Dave[...]
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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Mar 29 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 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) 8:30 pm
Ship of the Sun (music of the Grateful Dead)
Mar 29 @ 8:30 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
Mar 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
Mar 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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Carla Ryder & The Blue Ribbons w/ Bob Bradshaw 7:30 pm
Carla Ryder & The Blue Ribbons w/ Bob Bradshaw
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm
Carla Ryder & The Blue Ribbons w/ Bob Bradshaw
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
Mar 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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