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The Toadies Return To Headline Annual Observer-Hosted St. Patrick's Day Concert

After a three-year hiatus, the Toadies will return to headline the annual Observer-hosted St. Patrick's Day Concert on Greenville Avenue, which this year will take place on Saturday, March 12. As in previous years, with last year's festivities serving as a rare exception, this year's concert will again be hosted at Energy Square Plaza, just north of University Boulevard. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, February 12, at 10 a.m.

Since reuniting to perform at our St. Patrick's Day Concert in 2006 (and again in 2007), the Toadies have gone on to fully reform, returning to touring the country again and scoring major slots at national festivals such as Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza, while also releasing two albums -- 2008's No Deliverance and 2010's Feeler (for which the band re-recorded the material from their "lost" 1998 release), both on the Dallas-based Kirtland Records. In past interviews, the band has credited those Observer concerts as part of the inspiration for their second wind, and we're happy to have them back once more.

Expect more details in the coming days -- including ticket prices, opening acts, and, quite possibly, news of a second Observer-sponsored event taking place later that same night.

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