Lisa Umbarger

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Toadies Fans, In Arizona, In 2009: Who Knew?

    "Huh? The Toadies are back together?" was pretty much my reaction last week, when I heard a radio ad for Wednesday's show at Martini Ranch in Scottsdale. Clearly, I'd been out of the loop, since Todd Lewis had reconstituted his Dallas-Fort Worth band -- known nationally for 1994's Rubberneck and it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Toadies Play Martini Ranch Tonight

    It's been 15 long years since The Toadies scored a big hit with "Possum Kingdom" -- possibly the most popular song ever written about murdering somebody behind a boathouse. The nationwide popularity of that song, and the success of the Dallas-Fort Worth's band's 1994 debut, Rubberneck, portended a p ... More >>

  • Music

    April 12, 2001

    Seven Year Itch

    The Toadies aren't licked despite a marathon wait for the release of their sophomore album