Category Archives: Toll Collectors

Toll Collectors at Finnegan’s on Saturday April 8th

Join us for another performance at Finnegan’s Pub in Hoboken, NJ! Three sets of Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors for your listening pleasure. We always have fun with this one, getting to explore new covers and also showcasing our original music.  As always, it’s a free show. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, April 8th
Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors
Finnegan’s Pub
734 Willow Avenue
Hoboken, NJ
10pm-1am
FREE!

Toll Collecting on Saturday, February 11th

Join Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors on Saturday for a night of covers and original music. It’s our bassist Jonathan Andrew’s birthday, so be prepared for a celebration!

Saturday, February 11th
Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors
Finnegan’s Pub
734 Willow Ave
Hoboken, NJ 07030
10pm-1am
FREE!

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Toll Collectors at Finnegan’s Friday 09/23

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Finnegan’s hosts Christina Alessi and the Toll Collectors on Friday, September 23rd! We’ll be playing originals and covers all night as we celebrate Christina’s birthday!

Friday, September 23rd
Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors
Finnegan’s Pub
734 Willow Ave.
Hoboken, NJ
10pm-1am
FREE

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ARTxSOUL Presents ARTxMUSIC Friday, Sept. 9th

Mark your calendars for this one. (Or better yet, RSVP on Facebook.)

Jonathan Andrew and I will be opening up for our own band! Jonathan will start the night, accompanied by Ty Tuschen. Then I’ll play a set, also accompanied by Ty. Then, Christina will join the stage, I’ll move behind the drum set, and the Toll Collectors will close out the night. All the while, you can check out artists from ARTxSOUL, Vol. 3 on the walls… which includes my photography!

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Friday, September 9th 
Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors with performances by Josh Bicknell and Jonathan Andrew
Sticks and Stones 
142 Goffle Road
Hawthorne, NJ
8pm-midnight  $5
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Finnegan’s and Maxwell’s Recap

I’ve enjoyed a few great shows in Hoboken with the Toll Collectors this month. The first was at Finnegan’s on July 16. I actually got to open up the night with an acoustic set. Here I am with Ty Tuschen on electric guitar and Jack Breslin on bass.


Our second show was at Maxwell’s on 7/22 opening for Jane Lee Hooker.

Here was the setlist.


And here’s a video of our cover of “Long as I Can See the Light,” by Creedence Clearwater Revival. If you can’t see the embed below, here is the link.

Finnegan’s July 16th

Join me for a night of music at Finnegan‘s in Hoboken, NJ from 10pm-1am. I’m starting the night by doing my singer/songwriter thing and then moving back behind the drums to play with Christina Alessi and the Toll Collectors! In other words, I’ll be the opening act for my own band.

Saturday, July 16
Solo Acoustic and Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors
Finnegan’s
734 Willow Ave. Hoboken, NJ 07030
10pm-1am
FREE

Toll Collectors at Finnegan’s Recap 05-06-16

On May 6th, I took a seat behind the drums as part of Christina Alessi & the Toll Collectors to play three sets at Finnegan’s Pub in Hoboken. We had a lot of fun mixing up covers and originals for over three hours of music.

Here was the setlist.

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We also covered a new Beyoncé song, “Daddy Lessons.” Check out the video below or on YouTube here.

Hope to be back here with the Toll Collectors again soon. This was a fun one!