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The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 1 @ 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
Jul 1 @ 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 –[...]
2
Abbie Barrett 7:30 pm
Abbie Barrett
Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm
Abbie Barrett
Abbie Barrett, Boston Music Award Winner for Songwriter in 2015,  fronts her band featuring Ed Valauskas (bass), Jack Hamilton (keys), Josh Kiggans (drums), and Mike Oram (guitar). Paul Robicheau of The Improper wrote that their album, That[...]
The Blue Ribbons 10:00 pm
The Blue Ribbons
Jul 2 @ 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[...]
3
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
you CAN judge Fandango by their facebook pics – just sayin’
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders 9:45 pm
Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders
Jul 3 @ 9:45 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[...]
4
The Birthday Boyz featuring John Powhida & Nathan Logus (from the Barnies) 7:30 pm
The Birthday Boyz featuring John Powhida & Nathan Logus (from the Barnies)
Jul 4 @ 7:30 pm
The Birthday Boyz featuring John Powhida & Nathan Logus (from the Barnies)
We Open at 5pm – not sure what time these guys will be playing yet – but had to put a time in order to get it on the calendar – stay tuned!   John[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Jul 4 @ 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 . . .
5
The Horse-Eyed Men and Maggie Carson 10:00 pm
The Horse-Eyed Men and Maggie Carson
Jul 5 @ 10:00 pm
The Horse-Eyed Men and Maggie Carson
  A very cool double bill for TOAD tonight! The Horse-Eyed Men play roots music with new shoots and leaves! Touring across the country and world in a station wagon, jet plane, and motorcycle side[...]
6
Cold Chocolate 7:30 pm
Cold Chocolate
Jul 6 @ 7:30 pm
Cold Chocolate
Cold Chocolate is a fresh and exciting Americana band with a unique sound that fuses bluegrass and folk with a dash of funk. With original tunes and technical prowess, this trio from Boston is mesmerizing[...]
David Johnston Band 10:00 pm
David Johnston Band
Jul 6 @ 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[...]
7
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jul 7 @ 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[...]
Frank Drake & Friends 8:00 pm
Frank Drake & Friends
Jul 7 @ 8:00 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
8
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 8 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 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 –[...]
9
John Powhida International Airport 7:30 pm
John Powhida International Airport
Jul 9 @ 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
Jul 9 @ 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 –[...]
10
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Band interests:  pizza parties, bowling, hand puppets, motorcycle clubs, swiffers, puppies . . .   yeah – that sounds about right for Fandango
Elisa Smith & The Tiny Little Lies 10:00 pm
Elisa Smith & The Tiny Little Lies
Jul 10 @ 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[...]
11
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 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[...]
12
McNeill3 – featuring Christian McNeill with Jesse Williams & Marco Giovino 10:00 pm
McNeill3 – featuring Christian McNeill with Jesse Williams & Marco Giovino
Jul 12 @ 10:00 pm
McNeill3 - featuring Christian McNeill with Jesse Williams & Marco Giovino
“I see myself as a career songwriter,” says McNeill. “And I’m very passionate about it.” Yup, there’s that word again … passion. It’s the same thing that Van Morrison has — and it’s what McNeill,[...]
13
Mike Gent (of The Figgs) 7:30 pm
Mike Gent (of The Figgs)
Jul 13 @ 7:30 pm
Mike Gent (of The Figgs)
Hitting the stage tonight is Mike Gent, guitarist & vocalist of The Figgs. The tried and true band The Figgs,  has a worldwide fan base, a hearty discography,  and celebrates more than 25 years together.  [...]
Sugar Blood Jinx 10:00 pm
Sugar Blood Jinx
Jul 13 @ 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[...]
14
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jul 14 @ 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!
Youth Moose 8:00 pm
Youth Moose
Jul 14 @ 8:00 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[...]
15
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 15 @ 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 –[...]
16
The Franc Graham Band 7:30 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Jul 16 @ 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
Jul 16 @ 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[...]
17
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jul 17 @ 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[...]
Catch a Dinosaur 10:00 pm
Catch a Dinosaur
Jul 17 @ 10:00 pm
Catch a Dinosaur
Catch a Dinosaur likes to play dreamy music.
18
le Prestige 7:30 pm
le Prestige
Jul 18 @ 7:30 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,[...]
Baker Thomas Band 10:00 pm
Baker Thomas Band
Jul 18 @ 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 . . .
19
Sonya Rae Taylor 10:00 pm
Sonya Rae Taylor
Jul 19 @ 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[...]
20
Zack DuPont 7:30 pm
Zack DuPont
Jul 20 @ 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[...]
Red Tail Hawk 10:00 pm
Red Tail Hawk
Jul 20 @ 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[...]
21
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jul 21 @ 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 8:00 pm
Amber Casares
Jul 21 @ 8:00 pm
Amber Casares
A favorite here at TOAD – give a listen here, then mark your calendar to come here her live!
22
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 22 @ 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 –
23
Ryan Fitzsimmons & Laurence Scudder 7:30 pm
Ryan Fitzsimmons & Laurence Scudder
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm
Ryan Fitzsimmons & Laurence Scudder
Laurence Scudder picked the viola after a school assembly when he was in the fourth grade. He’s been in love ever since (and so have the people who’ve heard him play here at TOAD (or[...]
Honey Talk 10:00 pm
Honey Talk
Jul 23 @ 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 –[...]
24
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jul 24 @ 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[...]
STASH! plus Max Ridley 10:00 pm
STASH! plus Max Ridley
Jul 24 @ 10:00 pm
STASH! plus Max Ridley
Stash (Short for Stanisław) Wyslouch (Pronounced Why- Slouch) Guitarist and Singer in The Stash! Band and Molsky’s Mountain Drifters Stash Wyslouch is a musician based out of the Boston area. A songwriter, composer, guitarist, teacher, music[...]
25
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones 7:30 pm
Melvern Taylor & His Fabulous Meltones
Jul 25 @ 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
Jul 25 @ 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 . . .
26
Imam & Sawyer Band 10:00 pm
Imam & Sawyer Band
Jul 26 @ 10:00 pm
Imam & Sawyer Band
‘The guitar work is terrific; understated but thick with feeling. Imam Hamdani’s guitar takes centre spotlight at exactly the right times, always elevating the track, never calling unnecessary attention to itself”- Mosiki “‘His tunes are carefully composed[...]
27
Nalani & Sarina 7:30 pm
Nalani & Sarina
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm
Nalani & Sarina
Nalani & Sarina, identical twins sisters from New Jersey, have developed a distinctive blend of traditional soul-rock and modern pop likely to keep their faces in the spotlight for years to come.  Nalani & Sarina’s[...]
VERDEgree 10:00 pm
VERDEgree
Jul 27 @ 10:00 pm
VERDEgree
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,[...]
28
Sunday Spins 3:00 pm
Sunday Spins
Jul 28 @ 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)
Jul 28 @ 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[...]
29
The White Owls 8:00 pm
The White Owls
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 29 @ 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 –
30
Sam Reid & The Riot Act 7:30 pm
Sam Reid & The Riot Act
Jul 30 @ 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
Jul 30 @ 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[...]
31
Fandango 7:00 pm
Fandango
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm
Fandango
Band interests:  pizza parties, bowling, hand puppets, motorcycle clubs, swiffers, puppies . . .   yeah – that sounds about right for Fandango
Fandango 7:30 pm
Fandango
Jul 31 @ 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[...]
TuttaCrumbs 10:00 pm
TuttaCrumbs
Jul 31 @ 10:00 pm
TuttaCrumbs
TuttaCrumbs is a hip hop rhythm rock blue wop group.   give a listen HERE – and then at TOAD on 12/18!

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