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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Toads Place - Updates


The PietastersSaturday, March 21, 8PMDC ska band The Pietasters are going to rock their way through Richmond this March! Having headlined many tours of their own in their long history, they have also played with ska and punk legends such as The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Reverend Horton Heat and an opening stint with The Clash's Joe Strummer!Advance: $13 / Day of Show: $15 Onsale 1/16

Average White BandThursday, March 26, 7:30PMScottish Funk band Average White Band gained popularity in the mid-70's playing their hits "Pick Up the Pieces," and "Work to Do" from AWB. Still touring and making records today, only a Richmond audience can keep up with their stellar energy!Advance: $20 / Day of Show: $25

Rockstar Energy Drink presents:THE AP TOUR3OH!3The MaineFamily Force 5Hit The LightsA Rocket to the MoonThursday, April 23, 6PMWhat a line-up! 3OH!3, The Maine, Force Family 5 headline the AP Tour '09 with support from Hit The Lights and A Rocket to the Moon. Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $17 Onsale 1/16

Busta RhymesFriday, March 13, 8PMGiven his name by Chuck D, Busta Rhymes broke into the seen with his platinum single "Woo Hah!!! Got You All In Check" in 1996, and never lost energy. Other singles include "Break Ya Neck", "Touch It" and "Pass the Courvoisier" among many others. Keep an ear out for Busta's new single "Arab Money!"Advance: $25 / Day of Show: $30


Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime Scotty Don't AnteroGillEarthtones Friday, January 16thBack by popular demand . . . Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime! And 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, so get your friends together for a back-to-school celebration and start the semester off with a bang!Advance: $15 / Day of Show: $20

Cross Canadian Ragweed The AtkinsonsSunday, January 18thSouthern Rock at it's finest! Cross Canadian Ragweed is a fan favorite world wide with a style that many find irresistable and contagious. And don't miss Richmond legends-in-the-making: The Atkinsons will start at 8pm sharp!Advance: $16.00 / Day of Show: $18.00


Style Weekly's Inauguration Day EventTuesday, January 20, 11AM-2PMStyle Weekly Presents 2009 Inauguration Watch Party at Toad's Place!Watch the election live on the big screens!FREE!

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The English Beat Bad Manners The Big GuysSaturday, January 31stEnglish 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. And don't miss Richmond's The Big Guys who start the show!General Admission: $20

TIM and ERIC AWESOME TOURTuesday, February 3rdYes. They're really going to be here.Comedians Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, from Adult Swim's television series, "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" are hosting a comedy night consisting of sketches, songs, and mock commercials. Critics call the show absurd, hilarious, and ground-breaking! We call it a reason to brave the winter cold and laugh until you cry.General Admission: $25

The Second City Comedy TroupeWednesday, February 4thThe 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'll be experiencing comedy super-stars in the making!General Admission: $12

Reckless Kelly Sons of BillWednesday, February 18thOregon 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 play a great country influenced rock show! This might just be the perfect alt-country line up!General Admission: $12

Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty BandSaturday, February 21stThe 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. 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: $12 / Day of Show: $15


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