Upcoming Dates

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Past Dates

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Waterfront Place Hotel
UMWA Inauguration of Officers - 4pm
200 Waterfront Place #100
Morgantown, WV, WV
Price: Private Event

Tom is honored to share his new song "Footprints in the Coal Dust" at the Inauguration of UMWA President Cecil Roberts and Secretary Treasurer Daniel J. Kane.

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

Songwriter Saturday with Special Guest John Velghe - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

A very special Songwriter Saturday at the Coolest Place in the Strip!

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Featuring Tom Breiding - 8pm
11310 Juniper Rd
Cleveland, OH 44106
216.421.2863

One of Tom's favorite venues with John Velghe opening. Check out http://johnvelghe.com

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Turkeyfoot Valley Historical Society
The Unbroken Circle - 7pm
600 Logan Place
Confluence, PA, PA
Price: Free

A Pennsylvania Humanities Council Commonwealth Speaker show.

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

An Evening with Sean Rowe - 7pm
56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15203
(412)431-4950
Price: $12 in advance

A special evening opening for Sean Rowe. Purchase advance tickets at Tom's shows. Check out https://www.facebook.com/seanrowemusic

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

The Unbroken Circle - 2pm
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15213
USA
412.622.3114
Price: Free

A Pennsylvania Humanities Council Commonwealth Speaker show

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Moondog's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 9pm
Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15122

Celebrate Tom's birthday weekend with the best rockin' cats in the 'Burgh!

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 9pm
1337 Steuben Street
Pittsburgh, PA, PA

With the best rockin' cats in the 'Burgh!

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

McDowell County, WV
The Unbroken Circle
Panther, WV, WV
Price: Private event

Tom performs for student volunteers from Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School, Coraopolis, PA on a flood relief service trip to this county in the heart of the West Virginia Coalfields.

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Chris Knight with Tom Breiding - 8pm prompt
4023 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
412-682-0177
Price: $20.00

Opening slot for the 4th time with one of America's greatest songwriters!

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

A Night With Maybelline: Tribute to Chuck Berry - 6pm
56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15203
(412)431-4950

Bill Toms and Hard Rain Presents a Night With Maybelline

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Site of the Ludlow Massacre
Ludlow Centennial Commemoration - 11am
Ludlow Colorado, CO
USA

A UMWA sponsored event to commemorate the 18 innocent men, women and children killed there.

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Moondog's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 8:30pm
Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15122
412-828-2040

C'mon out for a good night of rockin'

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

First Unitarian Church
Sing Out For Pete - 7:30pm
605 Morewood Avenue Shadyside
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Price: Free

A very special performance to honor Pete Seeger with my friend Kerry Chad Albright, the Miracle Baby of Buffalo Creek. Performances by many of Pittsburgh's songwriters including Anne Feeney, Mike Stout, Brad Yoder and more.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Carnegie Library of McKeesport
Steeltown, Coalfields and The Unbroken Circle - 6pm
1507 Library Avenue
McKeesport, PA, PA 15132
USA
Price: Free

A Pennsylvania Humanities Council event

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Site of Benwood Coal Mine
Benwood Miners' Memorial Unveiling - Details TBA
Benwood, WV, WV

A statue will be unveiled to honor 119 miners killed on April 28, 1924 at this mine

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Bethel Park School District
Steeltown Coalfields and The Unbroken Circle - DETAILS TBA
Bethel Park, PA, PA

A Gateway to the Arts Event

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Songwriter Saturday - Noon til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Moondog's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 8:30pm
Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15122

A concert dedicated to the life and legacy of Cindy Friedman.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Luncheon for Kiwanis Club - 11:30am
2 14th Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Kiski Area High School
Steeltowns Coalfields and The Unbroken Circle - 2pm
240 Hyde Park Road
Leechburg, PA, PA

A Gateway to the Arts event

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Divine Mercy Catholic School
Steeltowns Coalfields and The Unbroken Circle - 10am
10th Street
Beaver Falls, PA, PA

A Gateway to the Arts event

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Bower Hill Elementary School
Steeltown, Coalfields and The Unbroken Circle - 10am
Bower Hill Road
McMurray, Pa, PA

A Gateway to the Arts event.

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

With Great Artist Joe Zelek - 7pm
56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15203
(412)431-4950
Price: TBA

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Excuses
Tom Breiding and American Son - 10pm
2526 E Carson St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 431-4090

Tom brings a full band to this great South Side hangout!

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

California Area Middle School
Stories of Steeltown - 9:30am
California, PA
USA
Price: Private Event

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

"The 8th Annual Joyce and Bill Toms Thanksgiving Benefit Show" - 7pm
230 W Station Square Dr
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15219
USA
(412) 481-7625
Price: TBA

This year benefits the Childrens Institute. Hard Rain, Jill West, and special guests. One of our best nights of the year!

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Appalachia:The Unbroken Circle - 2:15pm
Crystal Gateway Mariott
Arlington, VA, VA 22202
USA

Breakout Session at this three-day Teach-in.

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Third Friday Performance Series - 7pm
2200 Market Street
Wheeling, WV, WV 26003
USA

Great Series in Tom's Hometown.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

UMWA Explanation Meeting
200 Civic Center Drive
Charleston, WV 25301
304-345-1500

United Mine Workers celebrate their settlement with Peabody Coal.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

UMWA Explanation Meeting
715 Locust St.
Evansville, IN 47708
(812)435-5770

United Mine Workers celebrate settlement with Peabody Coal.

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Al's Cafe
Veterans Benefit - 4pm
McMurray Road
Bethel Park, PA
Price: Free

Come out for a nice dinner and a great cause!

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!!

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 6pm doors
56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15203
(412)431-4950
Price: $10

Special show performing the Bill Toms release "My Own Eyes" in its entirety!

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Moondog's
FAIRNESS AT PATRIOT CD RELEASE - 7:30pm
Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15122
412-828-2040
Price: Free

The fight for 22,000 coal miners pensions and benefits comes to Pittsburgh with this triple bill featuring Tom Breiding and American Son, Mike Stout and The Human Union, Bill Toms Band, and special guests.

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Rex Theater
Opening for the great Chis Knight - 7pm
1602 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412)381-6811

Get your tickets now! http://www.chrisknight.net/

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

UMWA Rally
Fairness at Patriot Rally - 11am EST
Outside Peabody Energy Building
St. Louis, Missouri, MO
Price: Free

Fighting for the pensions and benefits of 22,000 coal miners and their families.

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Bill Toms and Hard Rain show with John Allaire - 9pm
1337 Steuben Street
Pittsburgh, PA, PA

Great night with our friend John Allaire from Ottawa!

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Sheraton Four Points Hotel
Commonwealth Speaker Series
910 Sheraton Drive
Mars, PA, PA

Details TBA

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Warrior Trail Association
Commonwealth Speaker Series - 6:30pm
Fordyce, PA, PA

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

UMWA Rally
Fairness at Patriot - 10am
Outside Peabody Energy Building
St. Louis, Missouri, MO
Price: Free

Fighting for the pensions and benefits of 22,000 coal miners robbed by Arch and Peabody Coal Companies.

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

"Coolest place in the Strip!"

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

The Smiling Skull
Evening with Max Kortlander and Zach Stehura - 10pm
108 W Union Street
Athens,OH, Ohio
(740) 589-2474

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

UMWA Rally
Fairness at Patriot rally - 10am
Outside Arch Coal Headquarters
Near St. Louis, Missouri, MO
Price: Free

Fighting for the Health Benefits and Pensions of 22,000 Coalminers.

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

"Coolest place in the Strip!"

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

UMWA Rally
Fairness at Patriot
Fairmont, WV, WV

Details TBA

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Frankie's
American Son & Hard Rain!! - TBD
5832 Forward Avenue Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

A fan appreciation show!!

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

UMWA Rally
Fairness at Patriot
Evansville, Indiana, Indiana

Details TBA

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Club Cafe
With Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin - Doors at 7pm
12th Street
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: $10 advance / $12 at door

A great night with these fine artists!

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Jose and Tony's
With "The Wheals" - 10pm
McFarland Road
Mt. lebanon, PA, PA

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Monday, April 29th, 2013

UMWA Rally
Rally to save coal miners' benefits and pensions - 10am
Outside Peabody Energy Building
St. Louis, Missouri, MO
Price: Free

Stream rally live at fairnessatpatriot.org

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Creighton University
Earth Week event on Climate Change and Sustainable Energy - 2pm
24th & Califonia
Omaha, NE, NE 68164
Price: Free

Two days of classroom performances, march and concert.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Celebrate Appalachia Week - 7pm
316 Washington
Wheeling, WV 26003
Price: Free

The Unbroken Circle at the Rat on WJU campus and lunch social the next day, April 24.

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

"Coolest Place in the Strip!"

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Songwriter Saturday - noon til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip

Monday, April 1st, 2013

UMWA Rally
6,000 plus in attendance! - 10am
Convention Center
Charleston, WV
Price: Free

Fighting for pensions and benefits of 22,000 coal miners and their families

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Across the Street Club
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 9pm
3356 Pennsylvania Avenue
Weirton, WV, WV 26062
304-723-7339

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

"Coolest Place in the Strip!"

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

UMWA Rally
Fairness at Patriot Rally - 10am
Courthouse
St. Louis, MO, Missouri

Fighting for the pensions and benefits of mining families from Illinois, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and West Virginia. Visit Fairness at Patriot on facebook.

Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Turbosonics Release Show - 8pm
56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15203
(412)431-4950

Tom produced this great surf band's debut CD and will do an opening set at this release show!

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Frankie's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 8:30pm
5832 Forward Avenue Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Grindhouse Coffee and Tea Company
Songwriter Show - 8:30
165 East Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH
Price: Donation

Tom's only appearance near his hometown of Wheeling, WV

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Frankie's
With American Son and the Mavens - 9pm
5832 Forward Avenue Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Price: $5

Great night of rockin' at this rare performance with a full band!

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Moondog's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 10pm
Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15122

Bill' Birthday Show

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Grindhouse Coffee and Tea Company
Songwriter Event - 7pm
165 East Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH

Tom's first appearance at this ideal songwriter venue.

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Christmas Eve Show! - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Stop by for some last minute shopping, holiday cheer and live music!

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Excuses
Justice for Dave Whaley Benefit - 4:30 - 5pm - music all day and night
2600 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: $5

Show support for musician, friend, and all around great guy Dave Whaley who was a recent victim of a violent crime on the South Side. Lots of great music, food, beer and company!

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - Noon til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Bill and Joyce Toms Annual Benefit
428 Washington Avenue
Carnegie, PA 15106
412-276-6600

Must see show of the year! Bill toms and Hard Rain. Details TBA

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Logan Middle School
Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle - 1pm and 2pm
North Versailles, PA
Price: Private Event

Two shows sponsored by Gateway to the Arts

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Wheeling Jesuit University Lundy Lounge in ASC
Fred Gillen, Jr and Tom Breiding (justice Jam) - 2pm
316 Washington
Wheeling, WV 26003
Price: Free

A special event sponsored by The Social Service Action Center and Appalachian Institute

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Excuses
Tom Breiding and American Son - 6 - 9pm
2600 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: $3

Don't miss this rare Pittsburgh Appearance of American Son. Rock-n-roll happy hour!

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Fred Gillen, Jr and Tom Breiding - 6pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Donation Suggested

C'mon out and support this great New York songwriter at the Coolest Place in the Strip!

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

CC Mellor Library
Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle - 7pm
1 Pennwood Ave (Edgewood)
Pittsburgh, PA 15218
412-731-0909
Price: Free

A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Speakers event sponsored by the PA Humanities Council.

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

South Side Presbyterian Church Coffee House
Coffee House - 7:30 - 9pm
1926 Sarah Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Special show at this South Side venue

Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - Noon til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free
Tom's favorite Pittsburgh haunt - coolest place in the Strip!

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Club Cafe
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 7pm
12th Street
Pittsburgh, PA
C'mon out and support the band!

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Frankie's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 10pm
5832 Forward Avenue Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Another long-awaited show with Hard Rain. Don't miss it!

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Lunch With Books - Noon 'til 1pm
52 16th Street
Wheeling, WV, WV 26003
304-232-0244
Price: Free

A special show to celebrate Labor Day at this great series!

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3 pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip and one of Tom's favorite haunts...make it part of your scene!

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip and Tom's favorite haunt...make it part of your scene!

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Tom is guest guitarist with the Pumpfakes - 10pm
56-58 South 12th St.
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15203
(412)431-4950

C'mon down for this one-time event as Tom plays guitar with local rockers, The Pumpfakes

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue, Strip District
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

The Coolest Place in the Strip and Tom's longest standing gig. Make it part of your scene!

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Frankie's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 9:30pm
5832 Forward Avenue Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Price: Modest cover charge

C'mon out for the long awaited return of Hard Rain on the heels of Bill's sold-out European Tour!

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Quecreek Miners Rescue 10th Anniversary
Steeltowns, Coalfields, and The Unbroken Circle - 1:45-2:30 and 3:15-4pm
140 Haupt Road
Somerset, PA, 15501 
Price: Free

Tom is proud to share his songs and stories for this very special event commemorationg 10 years since the rescue of the Quecreek Miners.

Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - Noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest place in the Strip!

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Club Show - 10pm
11310 Juniper Rd
Cleveland, OH 44106
216.421.2863

One of Tom's favorite venues anywhere!

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: You can hang for free!

Join me at my favorite Pittsburgh venue, "the Coolest Place in the Strip!"

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Western PA, The Region that Built America - 4pm
Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Sponsored by Gateway to the Arts, Tom will be on the main stage of the Creative Zone tent for a special presentation of his heritage program.

More details, soon.

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

A Special Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: free Admission

Tom shares a special Songwriter Saturday with poet and friend Sandee Umbach, author of "The Pattern Maker's Daughter" and her son Jordan Umbach. Don't miss!

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Frankie's and George's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 10pm
Forward Avenue, Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA

Tom is back with the boys at one of their favorite haunts.

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

Private Event
Private Party - 6pm
Oglebay Park
Wheeling, WV

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Children's Hospital
Private Event - 7pm
Lawrenceville, PA

Tom shares his songs with parents and staff at Children's Hospital coffeehouse

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Songwriter Evening - 9pm
690 chauvet drive
North Fayette, PA 15275
412 788-2333
Price: free Admission

Come on out for a great bite to eat and the best selection of craft and imported beers!

Monday, April 30th, 2012

American Association of University Women
You Are Here Tour - 6:30pm
Johnstown, PA
Price: Free

Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle. This CWS program via the PA Humanities Council wraps up the You Are Here Tour.

Friday, April 27th, 2012

You Are Here Tour - 9pm
1084 Wellington Street West
Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y5
Can
(613) 728-2848
Price: $10

With John Allaire and the Campistas

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

You Are Here Tour - 5:05pm
Ottawa, ON

In-studio with John Allaire

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Shaika Cafe
You Are Here Tour - 7pm
5526 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, PQ
Canada

With John Allaire (Ottawa) and Patrick Hutchinson (Montreal)

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

You Are Here Tour - 7:30pm
82 Lower Main Street
Morrisville, VT 05661
802-888-7889

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

WBKM Radio
You Are Here Tour - TBA
200 Main Street #4
Burlington, Vermont 05401
(802) 318-1924
Price: Radio Broadcast

In Studio afternoon appearance at this great station to promote the evening show at Radio Bean.

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Radio Bean
You Are Here Tour - 7pm
8 North Winooski Ave
Burlington, VT 05401
802-660-9346

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Quaker Meeting House
You Are Here Tour - 5:30pm
Corner of Third and Madison
Ithaca, New York 14581

Private event with Joe Crookston

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

You Are Here Tour - 7pm
69 Partition Street
Saugerties, NY 12477
(845)246-8424
Price: Free Admission

Nice place. Good folks!

Saturday, April 21st, 2012

The Jones Library
You Are Here Tour - 11am
43 Amity Street
Amherst, MA
413.259-3090
Price: Free to the Public

A special performance of "Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle."

Friday, April 20th, 2012

You Are Here Tour - 7:30pm
400 Clifton Ave.
Lakewood, NJ 08701
732-367-7789
Price: $20

Songwriters by the Sea Special Edition with Garland Jeffreys, Guy Davis, Jerzy Jung, Joe Rapolla, Joe D'Urso, Bill Toms, Tom Breiding, Bobby Mahoney and Cat Consentino

Friday, April 13th, 2012

International Womens' Club
Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle
Pittsburgh, PA

Private Event

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Butler Country Club
2nd Annual Labor Solidarity Dinner - 5:30pm
310 Country Club Rd
Butler, PA 16002
Price: Private Event

Supporting Butler's local labor unions for the second straight year.

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Across the Street Club
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 9pm
3356 Pennsylvania Avenue
Weirton, WV 26062

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Grand Concourse
Fellows Club - 1pm 'til 2:30
Station Square Southside
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: Private Event

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Frankie's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 9:30pm
5832 Forward Avenue Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Price: Free

No cover charge for fan appreciation night!

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Frankie's
New American Son Show! - 9:30pm
5832 Forward Avenue Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Price: $5

Come on out for a new set of songs from the band on this special night!

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Price: free

Coolest Place in the Strip

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15317
Price: Free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Sharon Middle/High School
Western PA: the Region that Built America - 10am
Sharon, PA

A performance provided by Gateway to the Arts

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Moondogs
Bill Toms Birthday Bash! - 9pm
378 Freeport Road
Blawnox, PA, PA 15238

Don't miss this great night with Hard Rain to celebrate Bill's birthday! Always fun! Visit http://www.billtoms.com

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Songwriter Saturday - noon til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh PA, PA
Price: free

Join me for Songwriter Saturday at the coolest place in the Strip!

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

8pm
500 Beaver Valley Mall (next to Macy's)
Monaca, PA, PA 15061
724.728.7200
Price: free

The folks at Bocktown have added a location. Stop by for my first visit to their new digs.

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

Leaf and Bean in the Strip
Songwriter Saturday - noon til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh PA, PA
Price: free

Join me at the coolest place in the Strip for Songwriter Saturday!

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Leaf and Bean in the Strip
Songwriter Friday - noon til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh PA, PA
Price: free

Join me for a special FRIDAY edition of Songwriter Saturday at the coolest place in the Strip!

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Bill and Joyce Toms Annual Benefit Concert - 8pm
428 Washington Avenue
Carnegie, PA 15106
412-276-6600

The "do not miss" show of the year. Tom performs with a new band and is joined by many of Pittsburgh's most notable artists. For more details visit: http://www.billtoms.com

 

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
220 Penn Ave Strip District
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Stop by for Tom's last Songwriter Saturday of 2011.

Friday, November 18th, 2011

WNJR Radio
Acoustic Songs Live with Mitch Bell - 1pm - 2pm
Washington Jefferson College
Washington, PA

Visit http://www.acousticsongs.com for details about this cool radio show hosted by Mitch Bell

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

St. Francis Elementary School
Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle - 9:30am
Moundsville, WV

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Light of Day Canada
5781 Ellen Ave
Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3P8
CAN

Details TBA

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

International Womens Club
Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle
Pittsburgh, PA, PA

Details TBA

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
220 Penn Ave Strip District
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: Free

Coolest place in the Strip!

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Ligonier Valley Middle School
Western PA: the Region that Built America - 1:30pm
Ligonier, PA

A performance provided by Gateway to the Arts

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Chris Knight - 8pm
4023 Butler Street
Lawrenceville PA 15201
412.682.0177
Price: $20

Get in EARLY - All prior shows have sold out

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Silk's Lounge
Rhythms of Life 8th Annual Benefit for Sonny Pugar Memorial, Inc. - 7pm
The Meadow's Racetrack and Casino
Washington, PA
Price: $20 advance

All star line-up. Visit www.sonnypugar.org for details

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

Ecofest at Oglebay Park
Ecofest at the Environmental Center Oglebay Park - 10am 'til 11:30am
`Rt. 88
Wheeling, WV
Price: Free

Join Tom at Oglebayfest this year!

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Patel's Cigar Night - 4pm - 8pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

Sharing orginal tunes while Mr. Patel is in town with Rocky Patel Cigar deals at the coolest place in the strip.

Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 6pm
601 Main Street
Asbury Park,NJ 07712
732.776.8913
Price: $15

Bill Toms and the band return to Asbury Park

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Springs Historical Society
Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle - 7:30pm
Folk Meeting House 1711 Springs Road
Springs, PA
814-445-6945
Price: Free

Pennsylvania Humanities Council Commonwealth Speakers Series

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Tom's favorite haunt - Coolest Place in the Strip

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Frankie and George's
CD RELEASE SHOW For "MEMPHIS" with BILL TOMS AND HARD RAIN - 9:30pm
Forward Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA (Squirrel Hill)

Come celebrate Bill Toms' great new album "Memphis" at this Hard Rain show!

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

WDVE Coffee House
Live Radio Performance - 9am
WDVE Radio 102.5 FM
Pittsburgh, PA

A live radio performance to celebrate Bill's great new album "Memphis"

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA, PA
Price: free

Tom's favorite haunt - Coolest Place in the Strip

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Tom's favorite haunt - Coolest Place in the Strip

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Carnegie Arts and Heritage Music Festival
Carnegie Arts and Heritage Music Festival - 6:00pm
Main Street
Carnegie, PA

Pittsburgh area appearance for Tom Breiding and American Son

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Carnegie Arts and Heritage Music Festival
10pm
Main Street
Carnegie, PA, Pa

Bill Toms and Hard Rain

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Bocktown Beer and Grill
9pm
690 chauvet drive
north fayette, PA, PA 15275
412 788-2333
Price: free

Great food, great beer, Tom's Music

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

North Carolina Hops and Roots Festival
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919)542-8142

Bill Toms and Hard Rain

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 9:30pm
5410-Y Highway 55
Durham, NC, NC 27713
919-361-2222
Price: $10

Bill Toms and Hard Rain Show

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Frankie and George's
Tom Breiding and American Son - 9pm
Forward Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA (Squirrel Hill), PA

Don't miss this Pittsburgh appearance of Tom's band American Son as they debut tunes!

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

The Barking Spider
Bill Toms Trio - 10pm
Case Western Campus
Cleveland, Ohio, OH

Tom performs with Bill Toms at this great music room in Northeast Ohio!

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
220 Penn Ave Strip District
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Tom's Birthday Bash at Moondog's
Tom's Birthday Bash - 8:30pm
Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15122

Join me on my birthday for an opening set, and then I'll be rockin' with my buddies in Bill Toms and Hard Rain to finish the evening.

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Childrens' Museum of Pittsburgh
Solar Concert Series - 12:15-1pm
North Side
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: Free

Every Wednesday in July and August, The Saturday Light Brigade and Childrens' Museum of Pittsburgh will host an outdoor concert from 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. in front of the museum.  The PA system will be powered by solar panels. 

Saturday, August 6th, 2011

River City
10pm
Main Street
Wheeling, WV, WV 26003

Tom Breiding and American Son CD Release Show in Tom's hometown of Wheeling to coincide with his high school class reunion there. What a night! C'mon out!

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
220 Penn Ave Strip District
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
220 Penn Ave Strip District
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Frankie and George's (formerly PD's Pub)
10pm
5832 Forward Avenue
Squirrel Hill, PA

Bill Toms and Hard Rain Show

Friday, July 15th, 2011

Jamboree in the Hills - 6:30pm
Belmont, OH, OH 43950

Back to JITH with my son Jack to perform in front of 80,000. Headliner for this night is Tim McGraw. Last time I was on a bill with him was a writers night at the Murfreesboro Holiday Inn south of Nashville in 1991, just a few days after he was signed!

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Radnor Memorial Library
Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle - 7pm
114 W. Wayne Ave
Wayne, PA
610-687-1124
Price: Fee

Pennyslvania Humanities Council Commonwealth Speakers Series

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

Private Party
North Huntington, PA

Bill Toms and Hard Rain show

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Coolest Place in the Strip

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Block Party at Leaf and Bean
Joe Crookston and Tom Breiding - noon 'til 4pm
220 Penn Ave Strip District
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: Free

Parties at Leaf and Bean are always a blast, and if you haven't seen Joe Crookston, you really should come down and check out his songs. I'm a fan. Visit http://www.joecrookston.com/ for info about this great writer and artist.

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

Springsteen Tribute to Benefit Pittsburgh Foodbank - 8:30pm
428 Washington Avenue
Carnegie, PA 15106
412-276-6600

A Tribute to the Music of Bruce Springsteen to benefit the local Pittsburgh Food Bank

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

The Pump House
Humanities on the Road TV Show - 1pm
Waterfront (Former Homestead Steel Site)
Homestead, PA
USA
Price: Free

Make plans to attend this event, hosted by Rivers of Steel http://www.riversofsteel.com/ and filmed by the PA Humanities Council for their TV Series which airs on PCN. Visit News for more info.

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Mountaineer Conference Center at Country Inn Suites
Kennedy Center "Artists as Educators" Seminar
2120 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801

Hosted by Appalachian Education Initiative http://www.aeiarts.org/

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Mountaineer Conference Center at Country Inn Suites
Kennedy Center "Artists as Educators" Seminar
2120 Harper Road
Beckley, WV 25801

Hosted by Appalachian Education Initiative http://www.aeiarts.org/

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Kennedy Center "Artists as Educators" Seminar
One Tamarack Park
Beckley, WV 25801

Hosted by Appalachian Education Initiative http://www.aeiarts.org/

 

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Songwriter Afternoon - 1pm - 3pm
101 Division Street
Peekskill, NY, NY 10566
(914) 739-1287
Price: Free

Sunday afternoon in the Hudson River Valley.

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

Beckzac Environmental Education Center
Urban H2O Concert Series - 7pm
35 Alexander Street
Yonkers, NY, NY
Price: $10

Tom performs with Matt Turk http://www.turktunes.com

 

Saturday, May 14th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Washington and Jefferson College
Bill Toms and Hard Rain show - Concert at "The Alley" - 9pm
Washington, PA

Friday, May 6th, 2011

CD RELEASE SHOW with TOM BREIDING AND AMERICAN SON - 8:00pm
428 Washington Avenue
Carnegie, PA 15106
412-276-6600
Price: Suggested Donation of $10 Family discounts/purchase a CD for free admission

Please join Tom to celebrate the release of AmeriSon Records' Beauty in Paradise, Toms 10th album release.

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Thornburg
Dinner Event
Crafton, PA

Private event

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Canon McMillan School District
Western PA: the Region that Built America - 9:30am
TBA

A Gateway to the Arts assembly program http://www.gatewaytothearts.org

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Altar Bar
Light of Day Pittsburgh
Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

Headlined by Gary U.S. Bonds and Joe Grushecky and the Houserockers. Many other artists. Proceeds benefit Parkinsons Disease. More details TBA.

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Moondog's
Bill Toms and Hard Rain - 10pm
Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15122

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - 10am 'til noon
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
Price: free

Special early pre-Penguins game edition of Songwriter Saturday

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Bocktown Beer and Grill
Tuesday Night Acoustic Show - 9pm 'til 11pm
690 chauvet drive
north fayette, PA 15275
412 788-2333

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Shaler Area Elementary School
Western PA: the Region that Built America - 9am and 10am
705 Scott Avenue
Glenshaw, PA

A Gateway to the Arts assembly program http://www.gatewaytothearts.org

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

Coolest Place in the Strip!

Friday, April 1st, 2011

We Are One Solidarity March and Rally
Sponsored by the UMWA and other unions - 11am
Greene County Fairgrounds
Waynesburg, PA

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Across the Street Club
Bill Toms and Hard Rain
3356 Pennsylvania Avenue
Weirton, WV

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Saint Nicholas Church
Steeltowns, Coalfields, and the Unbroken Circle - 1pm
24 Maryland Avenu
Millvale, PA

A Pennsyvlania Humanities Commonwealth Speaker Engagement celebrating the Maxo Vanka murals on the St. Nicholas church walls.

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Butler County Labor Society
2nd Annual Solidarity Dinner - 5:30pm
310 Country Club Road
Butler, PA

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

Coolest Place in the Strip

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Leaf and Bean
Songwriter Saturday - noon 'til 3pm
2200 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
USA

Coolest place in the Strip!

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Appalachia: The Unbroken Circle - 2:15pm
Crystal Gateway Mariott
Arlington, VA, VA 22202
USA

Break-out session at this Ignation Family Teach-In.