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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Toads Place - Updates

Pick a Holiday Party!!!

Mills Family Band
David Shultz & The Skyline
Thursday, December 11th
After playing locally for several years, both together and with various groups around Richmond VA, siblings Allyson and Curtis Mills, along with mandolin player Chris Hale, thought they might be on to something when they began blending the sounds of old time, bluegrass and folk with jazz and soul. This grew into what is now the Mills Family Band!
Advance: $10 / Day of Show: $10 Tickets
Call 804-648-8623 for group rates - a great holiday get-together!

Plunky & Oneness
Wednesday, December 17th
Legendary Afro-funk Jazz group PLUNKY & ONENESS perform at Toad's Place for a funky good time for all.
Advance: $10 / Day of Show: $15
Call 804-648-8623 for group rates - a great holiday get-together!

Lite 98 Presents: Bio Ritmo
No BS Brass Band
Thursday, December 18th
"Who says there's nothing new under the salsa sun?"
Bio Ritmo’s latest album turns out to be the group’s most experimental yet - even as it ostensibly cleaves to salsa classica."
-The Village Voice
Who can argue with that?
Advance: $10 / Day of Show: $12
Call 804-648-8623 for group rates - a great holiday get-together! Tickets

Duchess of York
Sparky's Flaw
Saturday, December 20th
Rock favorites Duchess of York, Charlottesville superstars Sparky's Flaw and local's OPM will be bringing a great rock showcase to Toad's Place!
Advance: $5 / Day of Show: $12 Tickets


102.1 The X Presents:
Not So Silent Night
Saving Abel
Against Grace
Monday, December 15th
102.1 The X presents:
Saving Abel
Safety Suit
Against Grace
Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $20 Tickets

Corey Smith
Shane Hines & the Trance
Friday, December 19th
Spending most of his time on the road, Corey Smith is a staple of any live music lover, and his fan base continues to grow each day.
Don't miss the opportunity to see and hear what people are raving about!
Advance: $12 / Day of Show: $15 Tickets

New Potato Caboose
and Indecision
Saturday, December 27th
You may remember NPC from headlining tours in the mid to late 80's where you would find bands such as Widespread Panic, Dave Matthews Band, Blues Traveler and Phish opening up for them. These guys helped create the jam band craze playing 3 or more hours of continuous music that paved the road for many of these bands in the years to come. This is one show that can't be missed by anyone who loves a good show.
Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $18 Tickets

Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime
Scotty Don't
Friday, January 16th
Back by popular demand . . .
Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime!
And here with them once again is the band more and more people are talking about: Scotty Don't.
Richmond reggae favorites Antero will be here, as well as Toad's newcomers Gill, and a special treat by the up-and-coming Earthtone!
It's a jam-packed night of music you don't want to miss!

Cross Canadian Ragweed
The Atkinsons
Tuesday, January 20th
Southern Rock at it's finest! Cross Canadian Ragweed is a fan favorite world wide with a style that many find irresistable and contagious.
Advance: $16.00 / Day of Show: $18.00 Tickets

Just Announced!!! Onsale Friday!

Saturday, January 24th
Having worked with Wyclef Jean, Three Six Mafia, Public Enemy and famously with Missy Elliot and Ciara on hit single "Lose Control", Fatman Scoop is bring his favorite collaborator... His wife, Shanda.
From his own sex and relationship show, "Man & Wife: Love is Beautiful", Scoop and Shanda will be sharing their views with you, in a comedic way.
Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $20 Onsale 12/12

The English Beat
Bad Manners
Saturday, January 31st
English Ska heroes The English Beat formed in 1978. Their current lineup features original lead singer Dave Wakeling and keyboardist Mickey Billingham, formerly of Dexy's Midnight Runners.
Joining them are Bad Manners, also from England. A 2-Tone Ska revival band, known for frontman Buster Bloodvessel's crazy antics onstage.
General Admission: $20 Onsale 12/12

The Second City Comedy Troupe
Wednesday, February 4th
The Second City touring troupe is coming back to Richmond to make you laugh! Producing some of the funniest names in show business, the Second City knows funny.
Combining a mix of improvised and scripted scenes, some based from audience suggestions, you may be coming to see a superstar in the making!
General Admission: $12 Onsale 12/12

Reckless Kelly
Sons of Bill
Wednesday, February 18th
Oregon band, Reckless Kelly, named for Australian bank robber Ned Kelly.
Recently through Toad's Place with Reverend Horton Heat, Reckless Kelly is winning their way into music lovers hearts and ears.
Joining them are Sons of Bill, who always playing a great country influenced show!
General Admission: $12 Onsale 12/12

Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band
Saturday, February 21st
The Booty Band keeps things jumping with a constant reshuffling of instruments and singers while engaging the crowd with rousing banter, onstage antics galore, and a compelling, festive spirit. The band is comprised of musicians from all over the country.

With a large catalog of originals, the Booty Band can enthrall any type of crowd they come across. Fans of all shapes, sizes and shades come together and feel at home in the basking beauty of the Booty Band. While original material is their main focus, these gifted misfits may surprise you with a well-timed cover by artists such as Miles Davis, Beastie Boys, Herbie Hancock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jamiroquai, Galactic and P-Funk.
Advance: $20 / Day of Show: $25 Onsale 12/12


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