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Sunday, June 8, 2008

Toads Place - Updated Events

Mike GordonTuesday, August 5thPhish 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 are sure bring a great show for everybody!General Admission: $20 Tickets on sale 5/13

ODB's Brooklyn Zu Backed Live By The Topher Mohr feat. Nysis BandWednesday, July 9thOl’ Dirty Bastard lives on. His former side project Brooklyn Zu, first heard on ODB’s Return to the 36 Chambers record, returns with Chapter #9, Verse 32. Fans should expect an intoxicating mix of hallmark Wu sound with exploratory and utterly grimy fare smacking of Brooklyn’s cracked concrete. Advance: $25 / Day of Show: $30 Tickets

Join us for Toad's Place of Richmond's 1st Birthday Bash Weekend! 5 Spectacular Days of Awesome Entertainment!

Check out the insanity we have going on at Toad's Place to celebrate our first year!
6/18/08 Ingrid Michaelson -Gregg Laswell - Wednesdays on the Water with Bird Lips @ Highwater Restaurant - 6/19 - Gogol Bordello - Dusty Rhodes and The River Band - Pedals on Our Pirate Ships @ Highwater on the Canal - 6/20/08 - Toad's Official Birthday Party 4 Play Fridays DJ Mix Off - 6/22/08 - DJ Kool Music Video Shoot and Party Check out below for more details!

Ingrid MichaelsonWednesday, June 18th 8:00pmBy name you may not recognize this talented artist, but you have definitely heard her music if you watch any television. Her music has been featured on such shows as Grey's Anatomy and One Tree Hill along with the Old Navy Fall 2007 commercial. Her single "The Way I Am" will have you singing along with everyone in the audience. Don't miss the buzz that she has created with her vocals and lyrics.General Admission: $15 Tickets

Gogol Bordello w/ Dusty Rhodes & The River BandThursday, June 19th 8:00pmWhile Gogol Bordello may not have started the “gypsy-punk” genre, they are certainly now the iconic image of it. With their very theatrical performances combining elements of Eastern European culture including, but not limited to burlesque shows, cabaret, and a variety of languages, they have captivated audiences worldwide. Don't miss this unforgettable show!Advance: $17.50 / Day of Show: $20 Tickets

Nightlife Promos Inc. presents: 4 Play Fridays DJ Mix Off:DJ Franco DJ Oliver KDJ Jeremy Rometti DJ ManifestoFriday, June 20thNightlife Promos Inc. presents 4 Play Friday's featuring a 4 DJ Mix-Off. Keep the party going late with sponsors Sam Ash, Shirtfresh, Red Bull and Glass & Powder Boardshop!Advance: $10 / Day of Show: $15 Tickets

SCAN's 'Toadally 80s' Dance Partyw/ R.E.M. Tribute: Onionhead& DJ EnzoSaturday, June 21stCome relive those high school memories and make some new ones, with Richmond's only R.E.M. Tribute: Onionhead, then give in to your guilty pleasures & dance the night away to your favorite hits from the 80's with DJ Enzo. We'll even be giving out prizes for the best hair!All ticket proceeds benefit S.C.A.N. (Stop Child Abuse Now). Tickets

DJ Kool Music Video Shoot and PartySunday, June 22ndDJ Kool will be coming to Toad's Place of Richmond to film his newest music video. A veteran of D.C.'s Go-Go circuit, Kool has worked as a DJ since the early 90's. Known for 1992's "20 Minute Workout", recorded live in Richmond, VA. Other hits include "Let Me Clear My Throat" and Fatman Scoop collaboration "It Takes Two" in mid-2000.

Nevermind: The Ultimate Nirvana Tribute BandFriday, June 6thSome say it's hard to be a successful tribute band because while the music might be virtually identical the experience and visuals are not. This can't be said for Nevermind: The Ultimate Tribute to Nirvana. With over 16 years experience they have perfected the sound and look that Nirvana brought to the table, and in addition comes the entire Nirvana library of songs boasting around 80 in all. General Admission: $10 Tickets

The LOX w/ TygaJadakissStyles P& Sheek LouchSaturday, June 7th 8:00pmThe L.O.X. is a collaborative hip-hop group which features members Jadakiss, Styles P, and Sheek Louch. They are known for their hardcore style with fierce rhymes and vocals that landed them record deal. The L.O.X. officially changed their name to D-Block in 2001 and released a few other lesser known albums. The members also effectively used this time to make successful solo careers for themselves. Late 2007 the group made the choice to return to their name The L.O.X. and start recording new material and also tour.Advance: $22.50 / Day of Show: $25 Tickets

Rilo KileySunday, June 8th 7:00pm"Baby it's good news" - Rilo Kiley comes to the Capital City continuing its North American tour in support of Under the Blacklight! Jenny Lewis' mesmerizing vocals backed by irresistible pop guitar melodies make Rilo Kiley one of the hottest rock shows this spring! For one night only at Toad's Place Richmond on Sunday, June 8th!Advance: $22.50 / Day of Show: $25 Tickets

Coming up at Toad's Place...
Taj Mahal TrioFriday, June 13th 7:30pmWith the ability to blend Blues, Reggae, Cajun, Gospel, Bluegrass and Hawaiian music, while staying true to his roots, it is no wonder Taj Mahal is a Legend. With his own style and an array of musical instruments, Taj Mahal has the ability to persuade even the toughest critic.General Admission: $25/ Gold Circle: $37.50 Tickets

Brice Woodall & The Positrons The CassettesSaturday, June 14th 8:00pmBrice lives in Chicago. His band, The Positrons, live in Richmond. They record by emailing each other tracks. They practice with Brice's vocal tracks pre-recorded. But you would never guess any of this by seeing their perfectly gelled stage performance. Brice and the Positrons create a smooth, textured, intricate sound. Their catchy, melodic songs are highlighted with powerful vocals, acoustic guitar, electronic beats, and live drums. Advance $8 / Day of Show: $10 Tickets

The Reflex: Indie Dance Night feat. DJ Cobra, DJ Doddie Fresh and 319Friday, June 27thToad's Place of Richmond will be hosting another Reflex: Indie Dance Night featuring DJ's Cobra Krames, Doddie Fresh, and 319. The Reflex has become a staple to Richmond dance party fans, having featured DJ Skribble, Tittsworth and a memorable sold out performance from DJ Girl Talk. As a former Richmond resident, DJ Cobra Krames will be returning to bring down the house with local favorites DJ Doddie Fresh and 319.General Admission: $5 Tickets

Bruce In The USAThursday, July 3rd 8:00pmThats right Richmond! Bruce In The USA is back and ready to rock n roll you into July 4th! Kick off your weekend with a true American musician at the largest patriotic party in Richmond! Advance: $12 / Day of Show: $15 Tickets

Less Than JakeMonday, July 14th 7:00pmArmed with blaring brass anthems and chest-beating percussion, Less Than Jake infuses a synthesis of third-wave ska with slivers of metal and punk rock. On July 14th they take over Toad's Place guaranteed to leave you kicking and screaming for more!Advance: $18.50 / Day of Show: $20 Tickets

Corey SmithWednesday, July 16th 7:30pmBack by popular demand, the man..the myth..the legend..Corey Smith. If you didn't catch him last time at Toad's you must mark your calendar for July 16th! Not only does the Georgia native blend country, rock and blues, but is one of the hottest unsigned artist in America!Advance: $12 / Day of Show: $14 Tickets

DokkenThursday, July 17th 8:00PMFormed in a time of metal where image mattered more than music, Dokken refused to follow the easy route to success by avoiding the glamour most chose to pursue. Backed by incredible melodic vocals and hard to match technical expertise on guitars and drums, Dokken solidified their status in metal with numerous singles and top selling albums. Over the years many line up changes have slowed the bands progress, but now they are back touring in support of their new album Lightning Strikes Again.Advance: $20 / Day of Show: $25 Tickets

Morgan HeritageTuesday, July 22nd 8:00PMFormed by 5 children of legendary reggae artist, Denroy Morgan, Morgan Heritage is considered reggae royalty. Considered one of the most influential reggae bands today, they have certainly made an impact with a catalog of 14 albums since their debut on MCA records in 1994. While never seeing an incredible commercial success they have headlined tours with the likes of Eek-a-mouse, Capleton, Gentleman, Steel Pulse and more.Advance: $12 / Day of Show: $15 Tickets

Hoots & Hellmouth, The Old Ceremony, Prabir & The SubstitutesFriday, July 25th 7:30pmHoots & Hellmouth are like a rocking revival meeting from hell, playing their unique, raucus blend of southern bluegrass and gospel-inspired rock. The Old Ceremony and Richmond's own Prabir and The Substitutes round out the bill to create a full night of true musical talent. General Admission: $10 advance/ $12 day of Tickets

Old 97'sSleepercar Sunday, July 27thGaining acclaim in the mid-90's, this alt-country band, fronted by popular solo artist Rhett Miller, was the answer to the post-grunge fad that swept America. Touring in support of their new album "Blame It On Gravity", released May, 13, 2008, they will be touring through The House of Blues, Nashville's famous Mercury Lounge and of course, Toad's Place of Richmond on July 27th, 2008. Joining the Old 97's is Sleepercar, band of former At The Drive-In vocalist Jim Ward.Advance: $18 / Day of Show: $20 Tickets

Eddy GrantSaturday, August 9th 8:00PMPerfectionist, activist, and multi-instrumentalist reggae artist Eddy Grant has withstood the test of time as an international reggae artist. Former frontman of The Equals, Grant's hit's include "Baby Come Back," "Electric Avenue," and "I Don't Wanna Dance" and "Romancing the Stone" written for the 1984 film of the same title staring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. He is known to be meticulous in the studio, playing all instruments, singing all vocal parts and producing every track on his albums.General Admission: $20 Tickets

The Silver BeatsSunday, August 10thJapan'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.Advance: $10 / Day of Show: $12 Tickets

Alex Band's Donate Life Rocks w/ Alex Band (The Calling) & EVE6Thursday, August 21st$50 VIP Ticket gets Meet & Greet, Early Entrance and Goodie Bag! Alex Band and EVE6 perform their annual Alex Band’s Donate Life Rocks concert to raise awareness about importance of organ, eye and tissue donation for Donate Life America. Proceeds go to Donate Life.Advance: $20 / Day of Show: $25 Tickets

NOFXSaturday, October 25 7:00pmPunk Rock superheroes NOFX will be coming to Toad's Place of Richmond in October, but don't wait! This show is sure to bring the fun out in everyone!General Admission: $20 Tickets

Highwater RestaurantOpen for Dinner and Outdoor Dining!You may now eat outdoors at Highwater Restaurant on Richmond's Historic Canal Walk. Come down for dinner and enjoy the beautiful weather with Highwater's new menu. Check out http://www.highwaterrva.com/ for more information, including the calendar of events for Highwater and the Canal!WEDNESDAY ON THE WATER: Weekly Acoustic Music Series on the Canal.6/11: Travis Elliott & Jason Horst6/18: Bird Lips6/25: Aimee Bayles and PrabirOutdoor dining available now!! Hours

For more information on Upcoming Shows check out the website http://www.toadsplacerva.com/
Toad's Place of Richmond - 140 Virginia Street, Richmond, VA 23219 - 804.648.TOAD (8623)

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