Tag Archives: Toad’s Place

This Week in New Haven (August 29 – September 4)

Odyssey Festival

Jazz and blues provide the cool, urbane soundtrack to a week marked by warm, country-style experiences. …

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Stringing Along

Rohn Lawrence

When Rohn (“Ron”) Lawrence isn’t playing in Lilly’s Pad at Toad’s Place, he’s hopping on planes to Texas, California, Florida and virtually anywhere his guitar is demanded. Shredding for over 50 years—closer to 60 if you count …

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For the Record

“I don’t know why we didn’t give up,” Frank Sacramone said last night with a laugh, the dark mop atop his head still damp with sweat. His Bethany-based progressive metal band, Earthside, had just finished a …

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This Week in New Haven (March 7 – 13)

Earthside, photographed by Ian Christmann

The marching orders are pretty tight this week, between heady exhibits and technical concerts. Or they’re pretty loose, between a weeklong farce and a freaky Friday. …

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This Week in New Haven (January 4 – 10)

Wee Gee Was Here by Will Lustenader

Watchers have a lot of lookers to see; listeners have a lot of sounders to hear; and the two camps have more than one reason to get together, this week in New Haven. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 14 – 20)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Serenity or tragedy? Cheer or angst? Cookies or death-duels? The choice is yours this week—or not. Unlike in a certain of-the-moment space saga, New Haveners aren’t forced to choose between light and dark. We can have ’em both. …

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This Week in New Haven (July 6 – 12)

A still from The Goonies

City government—joined by a couple of music clubs, an indie bookstore, an experimental playhouse, a restaurant and an art gallery—is stepping up to help us make the most of…

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This Week in New Haven (December 15 – 21)

Kung Fu

Hanukkah starts with a bang—probably several of them—on Tuesday, and the ramp-up to Christmas continues with grand seasonal performances by…

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This Week in New Haven (January 6 – 12)

Against Me! at Toad's Place this week

If you made it past the icy weekend without a slip-and-fall, you’re fleeter-of-foot than some of us (ahem). Congratulate yourself in a number of stand-up ways this week in New Haven.…

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This Week in New Haven (October 21 – 27)

Minus the Bear

Like many a horror flick, this week before Halloween starts out pretty normally. Then strange things start to happen. Talk of witchcraft reaches your ear.…

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