The Heavy Pets


The Heavy Pets Announce Colorado Run | March 6th - 9th

South Florida genre blurring rock/funk/disco fusion act, The Heavy Pets, announce their bi-annual return to Colorado for a four show front range run with stops in Fort Collins, Breckenridge, Denver and Boulder. Boulder-based Jet Edison supports all four nights.

ABOUT THE HEAVY PETS

Roosevelt Collier Joining The Heavy Pets' Doomsday FL Show

If the world does end on 12/21/12, at least it will go out in a blaze of unadulterated jamband glory. South Florida's roaming sacred steel maestro, Roosevelt Collier of the Lee Boys, just announced that he will join The Heavy Pets' "End of the World Party" Friday, Dec. 21 at the Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

AURA Music & Arts Festival Announces Headliners + New Venue

AURA Music Events has announced Papadosio, Conspirator, Perpetual Groove and The Heavy Pets as headliners for AURA Music & Arts Festival 2013! Now taking place February 15th – 17th, the much-loved event will kick off festival season at the renowned Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida.

Catskill Chill Wednesday Jams Kick Off Augst 1st, 2012

Catskill Chill Music Festival is getting the party started early with Catskill Chill Wednesday Jams, live at Sullivan Hall in New York City every Wednesday in August (there are 5!). As official house band of the celebration, FiKus will play each week and the lineups will be filled in with Chill Family artists who are slated to play this year's Catskill Chill Music Festival at Camp Minglewood in Hancock, NY.

Wakarusa: 2012 | Day 4 on Mulberry Mountain

Boy howdy! Sunday was an interesting close to Mulberry Mountain’s Wakarusa Festival! The day started out perfectly: nice weather, a good lineup and all around happytimes. I even got to interview The Infamous StringdustersAndy Falco and Travis Book! If you haven’t seen this band - do it.

The 2nd Annual Catskill Chill Music Festival..2011

Hancock, NY is a quaint town in the Catskills with little other than a bank, a couple bars, and a small grocery store. It’s home to a splendid property called Camp Minglewood, where kids run around barefoot all summer, go from arts and crafts to swimming to kickball and back to their tiny bunks. Then, the music takes over.

The Heavy Pets Release Collectors Vinyl Album

On the heels of their self-titled 2010 release, The Heavy Pets are unveiling a collectors edition, 150 gram audiophile vinyl album featuring 7 blazing tracks including the previously un-released track "This Side Up" and an alternate version of their haunting 2010 single, "Lazy Anna". The album also includes a free download card for all 12 tracks on the new CD.

Pushing the sonic envelope from the dance floor to the bedroom, The Heavy Pets vinyl gleefully takes the listener on a journey that varies in both sonic and emotional texture. Overflowing with expert musicianship, unexpected musical turns, and masterful pacing of songs; the follow up release also boasts a cameo appearance with high-profile guest star, John Popper of Blues Traveler, courtesy of Verve Records.

Looking to produce the highest quality recording possible, The Heavy Pets teamed up with some of the industry's best production and engineering talents. The vinyl lacquers were cut by the legendary Doug Sax, founder of The Mastering Lab. The album was produced by Multi-Platinum award winning producer Scott Mathews and was mastered by two time Grammy Award winning mastering engineer Vlado Meller of Universal Mastering Studios. With each passing year the band continues to break ground by embracing cutting edge technology, while working towards preserving the buoyant sound of analog recording.

Since 2005, the band has built their reputation as a live tour-de-force through years of nationwide touring and three successful previous releases including their acclaimed freshman double-disc studio release, Whale. The band will kick off the first leg of their national fall tour on the east coast with select dates in the south before heading back to their home stomping grounds in Florida to finish off the decade. The new self titled album and vinyl from The Heavy Pets is now available through Amazon.com, iTunes, and the band's web site theheavypets.com.

ON TOUR NOW

September 9 :: Harpers Ferry - Allston, MA
September 10 :: Catskill Chill Music Festival - Hancock, NY
September 11 :: Sullivan Hall - New York, NY
September 15 :: Jillian's - Albany, NY
September 16 :: The Westcott Theater - Syracuse, NY
September 22 :: El Alamo - Key West, FL
September 23 :: El Alamo - Key West, FL
September 24 :: The Green Parrot - Key West, FL
September 25 :: The Green Parrot - Key West, FL
October 2 :: Folk Fest St. Pete - St. Petersburg, FL
October 16 :: The Pour House - Charleston, SC
October 30 :: Southern Monster Mash - Pompano Beach, FL
November 10-14 :: Bear Creek Art and Music Festival - Live Oak, FL
November 19 :: Tobacco Road - Miami, FL

The Heavy Pets | 'Heavy Pets' | Review

Cut from the same cloth as Animal Liberation Orchestra, G-Love and the Special Sauce, or the Dave Matthews Band comes a jam-pop band for the 21st century known as The Heavy Pets.  This Florida-based collective has been touring like mad since their inception five years ago, and have finally delivered their first full-length studio album.  The result is a sturdy, uplifting project that could cement the Heavy Pets as the next band to break the mold and enter the ma