Toad's Place

Toad's place is not only the premiere rock venue in New Have, but it is one of the most visited venues in the entire state of Connecticut as well. Opening in 1976, this venue has seen many of music's greatest and most well known talent, hence the tagline "Where Legends Play." While most headliners are national acts, a lot of local talent is known to grace the stage as well. This venue is standing room only but very large giving you plenty of room to dance and get rowdy. It is an all ages venue but the bar sections in the back are 21+.

Main styles: All Styles (Rock, Pop, Hip Hop, Country, Indie, Mainstream, and everything in between)
Overall feel: Very Large Dive Bar, Rock Club
Avg. crowd size: 200+
Avg. age of crowd: All Ages Venue (skews towards 16-30)
Stuff to do around there: Located in Dowtown New Haven, CT, this venue is within walking distance of Yale University as well as many other bars, restaurants, and coffee shops.
Jam Session? No
Avg. age of musicians: Early 20's - Late 30's
Skill of musicians: All Skill Levels (Amature - Experienced)
Quality of networking: Poor, not many industry people come to this one.
Notable past acts: The Roots, Muddy Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Ziggy Marley, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Radiohead,
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300 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Neighborhood: Downtown New Haven