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bug toast's final performance of 2023: 
     Saturday, Nov. 18, 7:30pm  
Blackfish Gallery (938 NW Everett St., in Portland's Pearl District) 
     suggested $10 at the door (sliding scale), Venmo yes


bug toast is part of a stellar line-up of artists for a special Earth Day Concert Event, funded by Regional Arts & Culture Council, featuring songs & poems for and about trees.

bug toast will play a concert at Blackfish Gallery
(938 NW Everett St., Portland, OR 97209)


Saturday, March 18, 2023, 7:30pm


Sliding scale tix at the door ($10 suggested)

bug toast will play the opening set for a night of story-based performances, featuring The Tree People and Igor & The New Name Band.  

Turn Turn Turn is the music venue located at 
8 NE Killingsworth, Portland, OR.


Monday, January 9, 2023

8pm to 11pm


Sliding scale tix at the door ($10 suggested)

Bug Toast plays closing night of the
"Land Art Show" at Blackfish Gallery: Friday, August 26,
2022, 7:30pm.  Tickets (sliding scale) at the door.  Bug Toast presents our new body of work,"Get It Within It," and will be our first live gig since the pandemic!

Bug Toast DEMO 2022

bug toast performs

"Many Hands" by Christopher Shotola-Hardt. "Many hands make light work." The guizouk is in constant, energetic motion throughout the whole piece, beckoning the other instruments to join the heavy work, which can end in hope, if we all join in together. The voices included are some of Christopher's heroes, and they lay out the themes of the mindsets we should expect of ourselves, if we are to fight for the survival of humanity and the planet. In order: Thich Nhat Hanh, Pope Francis, Mother Teresa, Malala Yousafzai, Nelson Mandela, MLK, Delores Huerta, Gandhi, Mister Rogers, César Chávez, Jane Goodall.

bug toast was the opening act on INDIE MUSIC NIGHT for the Be About Love VIRTUAL Festival.

We debuted six pieces from our 2020 album Be About Love:

* Get Up!

* Garden Song

* World Swirls

* Let Go of the Heavy

* Many Hands

* Prayer

Enjoy the video of our live performance!

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