Address: 300 York Street, New Haven CT 06511

Phone: 203-562-5694

Name a band you love; chances are they’ve played here!

Over the course of the last 40+ years, our stage has hosted huge names, such as the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and U2, just to name a few.  In addition to national touring acts, we also spotlight local musicians and host the biggest weekly Saturday Night Dance Party in New Haven!




Stage Dimensions:

40′ wide x (18′  Stage Right, 16′ Center, 14′ Stage Right) x 2.5′ high

Stage to Ceiling clearance: 11′

Trim Height 9′

2x Backdrop pipes 100lbs max each

2x 8’x8’x1′ non rolling risers


Toads Place provides one system tech for Local / Regional shows requiring no more than 4 monitor mixes from FOH. A second system tech (to mix monitors from stage) is required for shows that call for more than four mixes, or shows with a traveling road monitor engineer.

A1 / A2 / LD are not included in pushers, loaders or hands.

Additional questions, contact:

Jake Rosenfeld PM/A1  (860) 995-4992
Marty Weiand E1 / LD (203) 500-0946
Adam Stern Hospitality (203) 645-1588
Hollis Martin Box Office (203) 562-5589 ext. 11



Lighting 200 Amp 3-phase cams SR

Audio 100 Amp 3-phase cams SL

8X 20A Duplex Edison on US wall

2X 20A Edison guest circuits in Monitor world

2x 60 amp Shore Power for buses


FOH Audio

8x L’Acoustics ARCS II

(4x per side flown) powered by 2x L’Acoustics LA8s

8x L’Acoustics SB18i

(arrayed in pairs under stage) powered by 1x L’Acoustics LA8

1x L’Acoustics ARCS FOCUS

(flown centered between L/R – down/front fill) powered by 1x LA4x

Avid Dshow Profile

Midas M32 (Backup)

FOH and Stage racks are located at the FOH mix position

48 Channel Split onstage

Guest 20a circuits available


FOH Rack:

3x Mix engines

16 line 1⁄4 TRS in, 16 line 1⁄4 TRS out

2x Snake Cards



48x XLR mic/line inputs

16x XLR line outputs



Yamaha M7CL 48ch

12x L’Acoustics X15 HiQ wedges (15” with a 3”)

1x L’Acoustics SB18m Sub

6x L’Acoustics LA8 – power for 12 mixes – please note SB18m included in this count

Side fills – 2way double 15” Radian coax flown and 1x 18” sub (per side) powered by QSC with DBX processing

4x channels of Sennheiser EW 300 G3 IEMS w/ 4 packs (artist supplies ear buds)



Full Sennheiser mic pack

Shure SM58’S

2X Shure Beta 91a

6x Channels of Shure QLXD wireless handhelds with SM58 capsules with paddles/distro



Avolites Pearl Expert Pro with Touch Wing

(running Titan 11.4 software)


6x Chauvet Rogue 2 Spots

6x ADJ Focus Spot 6Z

4x Highend Studio Spot 575

3X Highend Studio color wash 575

2x Leko Jr 750 watt 26 Degree (Stage Spots)

5x 6×9 Lekos 1000 Watt (Stage Spots)

4x Sharpy Beams

4x LED Strobe lights

Chauvet 1800 Fogger

Chauvet Arena Hazer 3

Chauvet Hurricane Hazer

Dmx FX Fogger

6x 1 Light Mole Audience Blinders 650 watt DWE



3x open visitor DMX Lines (3 or 5 pin) FOH to Stage

4x Dry cat5 lines FOH to Stage

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For any riders requiring specific gear needs as far as staging/lighting/backline/audio/etc: Toad’s Place Production Manager and/or Purchaser (if a venue rental) must be notified no less than 30 days before the posted show date.  Toad’s Place production team will attempt to find exact items – if not available, they will try to secure comparable substitutions.



Guitar Amps:

Marshall JCM2000 DSL100 head
Marshall 1960a 4×12” (angled) 16ohm
Fender 65’ Twin Reverb


Bass Amp:

Ampeg SVT-cl (USA)
Ampeg SVT 3-pro
SVT-810 Cabinet


Drum Kit:

Mapex PRO-m Fusion 6 piece kit (22” kick, 14×5.5” snare, 10”, 12”, 13”, 14”) 2x Rack / 2x Floor
Tama hardware and Zidljian A custom cymbal pack


DJ Gear:
Pioneer S9 Mixer
Rane 57 mixer
Pioneer DJM 900 mixer
2x Pioneer CDJ 2000 nexus
2x Pioneer CDJ 1000’s
2x Technics 1200 MK3 turntables *ARTIST SUPPLIES NEEDLES/CARTS”


Misc. Gear:

Timbales w/ stand
Single and 2 tier x style keyboard stands
Guitar stands
Music stands

Please specify back line gear in your advance with the club at least 2 weeks in advance.

If the backline that the club has is not adequate or there is additional gear necessary, arrangements must be made 2 weeks in advance to assure that Toad’s Place can acquire the correct gear in a timely fashion.




New Haven Police Dept 1.1 mi
1 Union Ave, New Haven, CT 06519
(203) 946-6316

New Haven Fire Dept 0.7 mi
952 Grand Ave, New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 946-6300

Yale New Haven Hospital – Emergency Room 0.7 mi
20 York St New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 688-4242



Walgreens 0.5 mi
88 York St New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 752-9893

CVS Pharmacy 0.5mi
123 Church St New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 498-9442



Stop and Shop 0.6mi
150 Whalley Ave New Haven CT 06515
(203) 503-0105

Good Nature Market (24 hr) 0.1mi
15 Broadway New Haven CT 06511
(203) 787-4533



Sam Ash 3.3mi
95 Amity Rd, New Haven CT 06515
(203) 389-0500

Guitar Center 4.7mi
50 Boston Post Rd Orange CT 06477
(203) 799-0233

Apple Store 0.3mi
65 Broadway New Haven CT 06511
(203) 498-8950



Courtyard by Marriott New Haven at Yale 0.4mi (closest hotel)
30 Whalley Ave, New Haven CT 06515
(203) 777-6221

La Quinta Inn and Suites 2.3mi (most affordable)
400 Sargent Drive, New Haven CT 06511
(203) 562-1111

Omni New Haven Hotel (fanciest hotel)
155 Temple St, New Haven CT 06510
(203) 772-6664



New Haven Pizza

“There is pizza, and then there is apizza. New Haven-style pizza is the latter; a hotter, crispier, and dirtier descendant of Neapolitan style pie. What ribs are to Kansas City, cheesesteak to Philadelphia, and crabcakes to Baltimore, pizza is to New Haven.”


Sally’s Apizza (Frank Sinatra’s Favorite)
Est. 1938
237 Wooster Street, New Haven CT 06511
(203) 624-5271

Pepe’s Pizzeria Napoletana
Est. 1925
157 Wooster Street, New Haven CT 06511
(203) 865-5762

Modern Apizza
4 State Street, New Haven CT 06511
(203) 776-5306


Other Dining Options

New Haven is home to a wide range of restaurant styles – we keep an updated menu book in house, so we can cater to whatever type of food you are craving.
From vegetarian/vegan fare to a good old-fashioned burger, healthy smoothies to handcrafted specialty donuts, we’ll have a great suggestion for you.