Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Rising psychedelic funk act Pigeons Playing Ping Pong released their first official live album, The Great Outdoors Jam. The seven-track LP features a compilation of the band’s scorching jams from their two-night stand at The Great Outdoors Jam in Mount Dora, FL in July 2016. The live album includes all original songs except their rousing rendition of Ray Parker Jr.’s “Ghostbusters” theme song.
Electro-funk act Pigeons Playing Ping Pong just released a single off their upcoming live album, “The Great Outdoors Jam.” Our first taste of the rising band’s first official live release is “Poseidon,” an uplifting oceanic odyssey featuring a smooth saxophone sit-in by Chris Sgammato of Displace.
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong have announced their complete Winter/Spring Tour Dates including an additional 17 tour dates covering the eastern half of the country. The second leg of Pigeons' 2017 touring plans will kick off with a 2-night headlining run at the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY with support from Haley Jane and The Primates and Organ Freeman. The following weekend the band will head to Washington DC's 9:30 Club with support from ELM and Norfolk, VA with support from BIG Something.
Baltimore, MD-based quartet Pigeons Playing Ping Pong have been tearing the East Coast music scene up with their electrified brand of psychedelic funk since 2009, bringing some serious heat to the masses every time they take the stage. Their undeniable energy and ability to stretch songs out into uncharted territories on a nightly basis, has made them one of the hottest acts to see in the jam scene today. Pigeons live performance is simply something that has to be witnessed in order to fully comprehend.
Rising funk act Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has announced that their eighth annual music festival Domefest will return to Fort Royale Farm in Bedford, PA on May 18-20, 2017 for three nights of music and camping.
“We absolutely loved Fort Royale Farm and can’t wait to bring Domefest back there next year,” said Jeremy Schon, founder/executive producer of Domefest and lead guitarist of Pigeons Playing Ping Pong.
Watch Pigeons Playing Ping Pong play “Whoopie > 1999 > 2001” at Domefest 2016:
In the midst of their massive fall tour Dopapod and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong have announced a 2 night Colorado run in January. The bands' will share the stage at Denver's Ogden Theatre on January 27th and Boulder's Boulder Theater on January 28th. Both shows will feature full sets from both Pigeons and Dopapod, with a different band closing each night.
Catskill Chill is a music festival held towards the end of the summer music festival season. Most people are burnt out, broke, or unable to take anymore time off to attend another music festival. If you had an excuse for why you couldn’t attend this year’s Catskill Chill at New Minglewood, you won’t be making those same excuses next year after learning about their extremely successful transition to a new campground.
The felt moment of immediate experience has been lost. Perhaps we have given it away by not accessing it. Perhaps it was robbed by this mainstream media/cereal box religion/consumer culture. Music festivals help us drop out of the noisy centralized confines of the Matrix and fall into the magic of experience; to revel in the full richness of the moment. It is a domain of feeling, and at best it is a vector of love, light, good vibrations and community.