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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Toads Place - Updates

Haven't made Halloween plans yet? Check below to see special announcements from Toad's Place of Richmond, just for being our lucky subscriber!

Special Announcements!

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime
Thursday, October 30, 7PM
Always a party with Badfish! Come down and see America's most popular tribute band bring their high energy performance to Toad's Place of Richmond with your favorite Sublime hits including "Santeria", "Garden Grove", and "Wrong Way".
Advance: $16.50 / Day of Show: $20 Onsale 9/12

Carbon Leaf
Friday, October 31, 8PM
Spend Halloween night with Richmond's favorite rock band! Boasting a popular catalog of original songs, 7 albums and performances with John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, OAR and David Gray... What more could you need for your Halloween night?

Wear a costume, get in for $18!!!
Advance: $18 / Day of Show: $20 / With Costume: $18 Onsale 9/12

This Weekend!

Reggae Party w/ Culture feat. Kenyatta Hill
Unity Sound
Friday, September 6, 8PM
Son of lead singer, Joseph Hill will be joining the band in his place. “Pass The Torch” Kenyatta’s debut as lead vocalist of Culture was recorded in Jamaica, and combines seven of Kenyatta’s own tracks with seven never before heard tracks from his father. This disc is a fitting debut and should prove that Kenyatta is obviously ready to take over the battle his father so valiantly fought.
Advance: $12 / Day of Show: $15

Coming up!!!

DJ Green Lantern
Wednesday, September 17, 8PM
Definitive hip-hop and rapper Nas will be showcasing his talents here at Toad's Place of Richmond. With 9 albums to his name and a following of a diverse range of fans that many cannot rival, this is one show not to miss.
Advance: $40 / Day of Show: $45

Hot Lava
Monday, September 15, 8PM
Indie Electronica Pop artists Oppenheimer have made a name for themselves by touring alongside The Bravery, They Might Be Giants, Architecture in Helsinki, Regina Spektor, and more.
General Admission: $5

Avery Storm
Monday, September 29, 8PM
You better expect it to get "Hot in Herre" on September 29, 2008 when Toad's Place of Richmond brings rap legend Nelly to the stage. A career that's nothing to scoff at including three #1 albums (and a forth that was #2 outstaged only by himself with the dual released Sweat and Suit), all of which have gone to platinum or multi-platinum.
Advance: $40 / Day of Show: $45

Cowboy Mouth
Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
Thursday, September 11, 8PM
Actively touring and releasing new material throughout every year, Cowboy Mouth refuses to take a break from their career. With enigmatic and unique live shows at every performance, many people find themselves travelling around basically on tour with the band. No performance is like any before it and Cowboy Mouth prides themselves in making each live show special for those in attendance. A set list that draws from 8 full length albums, numerous EPs, and often times unreleased songs and covers will keep you on your toes the entire length of the show.
Advance: $13 / Day of Show: $15

Pat McGee Band
Farm Vegas
Saturday, September 13,, 6:00 PM
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, Pat McGee Band is not to be missed this time around.
Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $18

Tea Leaf Green
Thursday, September 17, 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 / Day of Show: $17

Edwin McCain Band
Saturday, September 20, 8PM
Edwin McCain is a well known alternative rock singer-songwriter. While his albums are released under his name, he does have a permanent band, referred to as the Edwin McCain Band. Members of the band include Larry Chaney, lead guitar; Pete Riley, rhythm guitar and background vocals; Craig Shields, saxophone and keyboards; Manny Yanes, bass guitar; and Peter Alexander, drums
Advance: $17.50 / Day of Show: $20 / Gold Circle: $25

Duchess of York
The Half Jeffersons
Tuesday, September 26, 8PM
CD release party for new album "Bombs Away, Baby."

Joing 4 of the best locals band to celebrate the CD release of a band that has hit the airwaves of MTV, movies and shared stages with The Bravery, The Killers and many more!
General Admission: $10

Joan Osborne
Matt Morris
Thursday, September 30, 8PM
Legendary singer/songwriter Joan Osborne will be gracing Toad's Place of Richmond's stage Tuesday, September 30th!

Osbourne's major label debut Relish became a hit due to her powerful song "One of Us." Other hits from Relish include "Right Hand Man" and "St. Teresa."
General Admission: $25 / Gold Circle: $35

Kool Keith
Project X
Thursday, October 6, 8PM
33 released albums with his name or one of his numerous alias (Dr. Octogon, Dr. Dooom, Mr. Nogatco, amongst others), Kool Keith is performing with newest collaboration group Project X alongside co-members Tim Dog and Marc Live here at Toad's Place October 6th, 2008. Don't miss the hip hop legend himself.
Advance: $13 / Day of Show: $15


Thursday, October 23, 8PM
Main side project of Disco Biscuits' Marc Brownstein and Aron Magnor, Conspirator is a down tempo electronica influenced act. Getting their feel from their jam/funk counterpart, Marc and Aron recruited long time friend Omen to help create smooth jams will keep you moving all night long.
Advance: $20 / Day of Show: $22

Squirrel Nut Zippers
Friday, October 24, 8PM
If you missed Toad's Place of Richmond's first show, Squirrel Nut Zippers, here is your chance to see them again. October 24th you'll get the chance to see what many consider to be impossible to classify. The unique combination of blues, 30's era swing, gypsy styled jazz, country/folk, amongst other comparisons makes for a night of eclectic fun that might just find you wanting to dance around.
Advance: $18.50 / Day of Show: $22

Tuesday, October 28, 8PM
Hardly needing an introduction, horror punk innovators Misfits are not to be missed. Just shy of Halloween, you can expect the craziest live show you've ever seen.
Advance: $17 / Day of Show: $20

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