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Friday, August 1, 2008

Toads Place - Updates


Mos Def
Friday, October 3, 8:00 PM
Postponed until Oct. 3 - All tickets purchased for August 7 will be honored. Refunds will be available until Sept. 8, 2008.

Mos Def is one of a handful of artists who have breached the gap between underground and mainstream, music and film, small venues and main stage festival performances, and has done so with incredible success. Beginning with music in the mid 90’s, Mos Def found himself to be one of the primary hip-hop artists leading a charge from back alley rhymes to featured spots on radio and MTV. This is one performance not to be missed here at Toad’s Place of Richmond where we welcome Mos Def to our line-up “Where the Legends Play.”
Advance: $27.50

This Weekend!

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime
Scotty Don't
Friday, August 1, 8PM
Badfish formed in 2001 as a way for Sublime fans who never got to see the band due to the early death of singer Bradley Nowell. Badfish has since become a phenomenon of its own, selling out clubs across the country! This high energy show is sure to bring the house down, so get your tickets today!
Advance: $17.50 / Day of Show: $20

The Reflex: Indie Dance Night feat. Treasure Fingers
Saturday, August 2, 10PM
This next REFLEX we have NYC and ATL legendary remix extraordinaire Treasure Fingers coming through. His spot on remixes of such artists like Fergie, Snowden, Estelle, and Chromeo will put you in motion for the entire night. With such raw energy and expertise you will see Treasure Fingers energize the dance floor leaving those on it no other option but to move like never before. Don’t miss the REFLEX phenomenon and see what makes it the best dance party in town, only here at Toad’s Place of Richmond.

Advance: $5.00 / Day of Show: $10.00

Just Announced!

Broken Social Scene
Tuesday, October 21, 8PM
If there’s ever been a definition of what a supergroup is, Broken Social Scene surely fits the bill. The 15+ members credited in the band also contribute to numerous other successful bands or solo projects, including: Fiest, Metric, Apostle of Hustle, Do Make Say Think, Jason Collett, American Analog Set, and Stars, just to name a few. BSS is well known for an almost chaotic composition of music influenced by the eclectic backgrounds of the musicians, but to most the soundscape they create is nothing short of masterful, beautiful, and fun.
Advance: $15.00 / Day of Show: $20.00

Sons of Bill w/ Wrinkle Neck Mules
Friday, September 12, 8PM
Regional favorites, Sons of Bill, bring their country and folk inspired rock here to Toad's Place of Richmond. What has captured so many fans in the area is the unique blend of backgrounds of three brothers James, Sam, and Abe Wilson. Each at a different stage in life and bringing influences from North, South, East, and West, it is hard to group them to any specific genre or group.

Also performing this evening is local legends Wrinkle Neck Mules. Their country infused rock features banjos, mandolins, steel guitars, and the electric guitar that fuels the anthems Richmond and surrounding area know so well.
Advance: $10.00 / Day of Show: $12.00

Tea Leaf Green
Thursday, September 18, 8PM
Tea Leaf Green is an essential band to see live, just ask anyone who has witnessed one of their performances in the past 10 years. Almost immediately catching the eye of long time fan favorite Trey Anastasio of Phish, Tea Leaf Green began touring alongside some of what many would call the greatest live bands of this generation. Using a strong lead guitar and a piano as their driving force has shown much success on the road alongside such artists as Trey Anastasio, Gov’t Mule, Dark Star Orchestra, moe., and Disco Biscuits just to name a few.
Advance: $15.00 / Day of Show: $17.00

Coming up at Toad's Place!

Mike Gordon
Tuesday, August 5, 8PM
Phish singer and bassist Mike Gordon will be bringing his show to Toad's Place of Richmond accompanied by musicians Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Scott Murawski and Craig Myers. Accomplished musicians, Gordon and his guests will be impressing fans new and old.
General Admission: $20

Little Texas
Remember September
Friday, August 8, 8PM

The band’s four original members: Porter Howell (lead vocals & lead guitar), Dwayne O'Brien (vocals and rhythm guitars), Duane Propes (bass & vocals) and Del Gray (drums), have rebuilt the franchise with a completely new sound, and with the release of a new live album in '07 on their new label, Montage Records, they couldn’t be happier to be back and bringing fans what they do best.
General Admission: $20

The Silver Beats
Prabir & The Substitutes
Sunday, August 10, 8PM
Japan's own tribute to the Beatles, The Silver Beats will be performing at Toad's Place of Richmond August 10, 2008. With over 160 early and late career Beatle's songs in the cannon, they truly provide the full effect of the legendary Beatles. Come experience The Silver Beats on their second trip to the States ever!
Advance: $10 / Day of Show: $12

Strange Design: Tribute to Phish
Wednesday, August 20, 8PM
Ever since Phish called it quits in 2004--in front of 80,000 people in Northern Vermont--their throngs of devoted fans have been longing to relive the experience that was "A Phish show." Strange Design is a new Phish tribute band that will be recreating full shows using actual set lists from over twenty years of Phish's history.
General Admission: $10

Shooter Jennings
Friday, August 22, 8PM
Singer/ Songwriter and Multi-instrumentalist Shooter Jennings' modern brand of outlaw country started at a young age. Son of singers Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, Shooter's early years were spent on his parents tour bus, where he was surrounded by music. He discovered rock and roll at age 16 and never looked back. On August 22nd, you can experience Shooter's raw talent first hand at Toad's Place Richmond!
Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $18

Pat McGee Band
Saturday, September 13, 8PM
Richmond's favorite son Pat McGee will be coming to rock Toad's Place of Richmond again with his group, The Pat McGee Band. Formed in 1995 in Farmville, VA while attending Longwood University, McGee distributed his first album, From The Wood by selling it door-to-door. Sure to bring an excited crowd, as always, The Pat McGee Band is not to be missed!

Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $18

New Found Glory
A Day To Remember
Four Years Strong
International Super Heroes of Hardcore
Crime in Stereo
Wednesday, October 1, 8:00 PM
New Found Glory is bringing their signature American pop punk sound to Toad's Place Richmond!. Joined by A Day to Remember, Four Years Strong, The International Super Heroes of Hardcore, Crime In Stereo, this full bill is one of the biggest shows at Toad's this fall!
Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $18

Jack Ingram
presented by K 95
Thursday, October 2, 7:30PM
Country music singer Jack Ingram will be making his Toad's Place of Richmond debut October 2nd, presented by K 95. Ingram's recent success's include tours with country superstars Brooks & Dunn, Sheryl Crow, Martina McBride, and Toby Keith as well as television appearances on Ellen, Fox, The CBS Morning Show and his own hour long special on CMT. Recently, Ingram was award the Academy of Country Music's "Best New Male Vocalist" honor. Come see what all the hype is about, and get your tickets early!
Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $18

Blackest of the Black '08 w/Danzig & Dimmu Borgir
Winds of Plague
Skeleton Witch
Monday, October 13, 6:00 PM
Despite the band’s formation in 1986, Danzig has its roots that can be traced back to front man Glenn Danzig’s former bands The Misfits and Samhain. Joining Danzig is Dimmu Borgir, Moonspell, Winds of Plague and Skeleton Witch.
Advance: $27.50 / Day of Show: $30


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