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Toadies

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Toadies

Wight Lighters

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425 NW 23rd st

Oklahoma City, OK 73103

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Toadies at Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City on May 30.

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DOORS AT 7 / SHOW AT 8

Balcony - Reserved Seating

GA - Standing Room ONLY

VENUE INFO

  • Box office and will call open 30 minutes before doors
  • Free parking lot directly south of the theatre across 23rd street
  • Full bar inside venue
  • ATM in the lobby
  • No weapons of any kind are allowed in the building

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ARTIST BIO

It’s been 26 years since the Toadies started playing rock music in Fort

Worth, Texas. Through lineup changes, shelved albums, member

departures, band break-ups, one-off reunions and full-on reformations, the

Toadies are an act that has experienced nearly everything.

After bursting onto the national scene in 1994 with their breakthrough

Rubberneck album, which begat their signature single “Possum Kingdom,”

the successful follow-up single “Away” and the immense fan favorite “Tyler,”

the Toadies returned to the studio in 1998 with the pressure of trying to

match their first album’s success. That success didn’t translate to label

support when the Toadies submitted their second album, Feeler. Perhaps

aptly, things in general just went wrong. “We got approval for a record,”

says Vaden Todd Lewis, “and somewhere in the process of handing over the

masters to get mixed, it got unapproved. So we went back to the drawing

board.” Eventually some of the Feeler tracks made it onto Hell Below/Stars

Above—a sophomore offering that came seven years after Rubberneck.

Disappointed and dejected, the band dissolved just a few months after that

album’s release.

Coming out of the Toadies, Lewis, guitarist Clark Vogeler and drummer Mark

Reznicek were disillusioned. Vogeler went to work as a film editor being

nominated for 3 Emmy Awards, Rez hooked up with the country-western

band Eleven Hundred Springs. Lewis initially thought, “Fuck this whole

business. I’m gettin’ out. I just wanted to do anything else.”

Toadies fans stuck with them though, often inquiring as to the band’s

activities. Says Lewis, “People just asked me “So, what are you doin’ now?”

Soon it occurred to him that music was all he wanted to do. “I’m a musician.

That’s what I do, and I’m not happy not doing it.”

Meanwhile, “Possum Kingdom” never left the airwaves, enjoying constant

rotation at major modern rock stations. Fans clamored for a Toadies

reunion. “The band never went all the way away,” says Lewis.

A one-off show in Dallas in 2006 became a full-fledged reunion with the

addition of former Hagfish bassist, Doni Blair. Ever since, the Toadies have

steadily built momentum. A third album, No Deliverance, came in 2008 and

saw the band selling out shows nationwide while also playing Lollapalooza

and ACL. The “lost album,” Feeler, finally materialized in 2010 followed by

Play.Rock.Music. in 2012. Highly successful national tours followed each

release. The band’s annual Dia de Los Toadies festival now in its 8th year –

has featured the likes of Gary Clark Jr., Ben Kweller, Old 97s, Mariachi El

Bronx, Helmet, The Black Angels, Centro-matic, Sarah Jaffe, The Sword and

Black Joe Lewis.

In 2014, Toadies celebrated the 20th anniversary of Rubberneck by playing

the album front to back for the first time ever on a U.S. tour. With 20 years

and thousands of shows behind them, the Toadies sound even better. Lewis

says “Performing these songs will never get old for me so long as I'm able to

look out and see smiling, sweaty faces looking back,” says Lewis.

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Toadies

Wight Lighters

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425 NW 23rd st

Oklahoma City, OK 73103

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