The Tossers at 7th Street Entry – 9/15/2015

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Hey Ed Sheeran! While you were crooning across the river, The Tossers came to town and took your lunch money! On a night when 2 different English “A boy and his guitar” acts had shows in the Twin Cities, the best connection to the old country came courtesy of a band from Chicago, IL.
The Tossers have been around since 1993 and stayed true to their roots as a working class band. Their music is straightforward, engaging and meant for the audience to sing along to (usually in varying stages of inebriation)

Current lineup
T. Duggins – vocals and mandolin
Aaron Duggins – tin whistle
Mike Pawula – guitar
Rebecca Manthe – fiddle (not at last night’s show)
Bones – drums
Peter Muschong – bass

The Entry was almost at capacity when The Tossers took the stage. Opening with “Fermoy Lasses” the band played material from their 2013 album “Emerald City”, older songs and Irish folk songs. The crowd was friendly and everyone had a great time.

Set List:
Fermoy Lasses
Break of Dawn
Rocky Road
I will court them all
Paddy on the Railway
Drinkin all the day
1969
Emerald City
USA
Bombo Lane
Buckets of Beer
Siobhan
No Loot
Goodmornin DA
Parting Glass

Tour Dates:
09/16/15 Des Moines, IA Gas Lamp
09/17/15 Rock Island, IL Rock Island Brewing Company
09/18/15 Rockford, IL Kryptonite
09/19/15 Lombard, IL Brauer House
09/20/15 Detroit, MI Majestic Cafe
09/22/15 Stanhope, NJ The Stanhope House
09/23/15 Brooklyn, NY Knitting Factory
09/24/15 Philadelphia, PA Kung Fu Necktie
09/25/15 Cleveland Hts, OH The Grog Shop

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