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The Library Band 7:30 pm
The Library Band
Jun 1 @ 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.
Lady Lupine 10:00 pm
Lady Lupine
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 2 @ 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[...]
Electric Blue Yonder 9:00 pm
Electric Blue Yonder
Jun 2 @ 9:00 pm
Electric Blue Yonder
Electric Blue Yonder is a collective focused on songwriting and sonic craft with clear influences of 60’s and 70’s psychedelia and folk-rock steeped in the Deep South unrestrained by notions of genre or contemporaneous influence.[...]
3
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Jun 3 @ 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
Jun 3 @ 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 –[...]
4
Telescope 7:30 pm
Telescope
Jun 4 @ 7:30 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[...]
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Jun 4 @ 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[...]
5
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jun 5 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
you CAN judge Fandango by their facebook pics – just sayin’
Juicy Connotation 10:00 pm
Juicy Connotation
Jun 5 @ 10:00 pm
Juicy Connotation
Soulful Funky Music “We jam instrumental music bringing positive vibrations. Not hippies, but definitely hip. Our first record is certified triple plutonium and our trajectory is up. Come get down with us.” – Juicy Connotation
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Todd Thibaud (solo) 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud (solo)
Jun 6 @ 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
Jun 6 @ 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[...]
7
Love Love & Friends 10:00 pm
Love Love & Friends
Jun 7 @ 10:00 pm
Love Love & Friends
  Love Love, a Boston-based 9 piece alt-Americana band feat. JP’s own singer-songwriters Chris Toppin (Fuzzy) & Jefferson Davis Riordan—“both have serious writing chops” (Boston Herald)— LOVE LOVE’s “songs have a captivating folk storytelling style,”[...]
8
Holystone 7:30 pm
Holystone
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm
Holystone
Holystone is a folk band from Boston . . .  – -give a listen HERE
Sugar Blood Jinx 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
Jun 8 @ 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[...]
9
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jun 9 @ 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[...]
Zak Trojano & Friends 8:00 pm
Zak Trojano & Friends
Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm
Zak Trojano & Friends
Zak Trojano is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, a finger-style guitar player, a fly-fisherman, and a beer drinker.  
10
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Jun 10 @ 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
Jun 10 @ 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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Rich Young 7:30 pm
Rich Young
Jun 11 @ 7:30 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[...]
Honey Talk 10:00 pm
Honey Talk
Jun 11 @ 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 –[...]
12
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Band interests:  pizza parties, bowling, hand puppets, motorcycle clubs, swiffers, puppies . . .   yeah – that sounds about right for Fandango
Yoni Gordon 10:00 pm
Yoni Gordon
Jun 12 @ 10:00 pm
Yoni Gordon
TOAD is happy to welcome singer songwriter Yoni Gordon. – Give a listen to him HERE…
13
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jun 13 @ 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
Jun 13 @ 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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The Soggy Po’ Boys 10:00 pm
The Soggy Po’ Boys
Jun 14 @ 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.
15
Samantha Farrell 7:30 pm
Samantha Farrell
Jun 15 @ 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.
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders 10:00 pm
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
Jun 15 @ 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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Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jun 16 @ 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[...]
Blaze Pascal 8:00 pm
Blaze Pascal
Jun 16 @ 8:00 pm
Blaze Pascal
Formed in Brooklyn, NY in 2017 and debuting at Toad tonight, Blaze Pascal performs vocally driven songs, straddling a host of genres while keeping a unique sound that’s all their own through a dynamic tapestry[...]
17
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Jun 17 @ 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
Jun 17 @ 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 –[...]
18
The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Jun 18 @ 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 Bored of Gilly (featuring Andrea Gillis & 3/4 of The Blue Ribbons) 10:00 pm
The Bored of Gilly (featuring Andrea Gillis & 3/4 of The Blue Ribbons)
Jun 18 @ 10:00 pm
The Bored of Gilly (featuring Andrea Gillis & 3/4 of The Blue Ribbons)
Hailing from South Boston, Andrea Gillis is the real deal – a Northeast legend of rock, soul, jazz and blues. “She has been blessed with the pipes of Etta James and with the boozy swagger[...]
19
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jun 19 @ 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[...]
Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk 10:00 pm
Big Ben Hillman – The Professor of Funk
Jun 19 @ 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[...]
20
Todd Thibaud Band 7:30 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
Jun 20 @ 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
Jun 20 @ 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[...]
21
Red Tail Hawk 10:00 pm
Red Tail Hawk
Jun 21 @ 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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Colorway 7:30 pm
Colorway
Jun 22 @ 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[...]
Stan Martin Band 10:00 pm
Stan Martin Band
Jun 22 @ 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[...]
23
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jun 23 @ 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!
Greg Adams 8:00 pm
Greg Adams
Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm
Greg Adams
A graduate of Bentley University,  Greg Adams earned a degree in Management and Environmental Studies. He also pursued an extra-curricular music education outside of the classroom, training under professional artists who studied at the Berklee[...]
24
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Jun 24 @ 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
Jun 24 @ 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
Jun 25 @ 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
Jun 25 @ 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
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
you CAN judge Fandango by their facebook pics – just sayin’
Willie J. Laws 10:00 pm
Willie J. Laws
Jun 26 @ 10:00 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[...]
27
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jun 27 @ 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
Jun 27 @ 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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Sonya Rae Taylor 10:00 pm
Sonya Rae Taylor
Jun 28 @ 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[...]
29
Nyota Road 7:30 pm
Nyota Road
Jun 29 @ 7:30 pm
Nyota Road
INSPIRED BY SOUTHERN GOTHIC IMAGERY AND EVERYDAY BEAUTY, NYOTA ROAD IS A HUSBAND AND WIFE ACOUSTIC DUO PERFORMING ORIGINAL SONGS ABOUT FAMILY, RELATIONSHIPS AND HOME. IT ALL STARTED WHEN…. Greta decided to write a song[...]
Mike Hastings Band 10:00 pm
Mike Hastings Band
Jun 29 @ 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
Jun 30 @ 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)
Jun 30 @ 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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