Baltimore’s, high-energy, psychedelic, funk rockers, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, have announced plans for a 2018 winter tour that will kick off on Dec. 7 at the State Theater in State College, PA, and come to an end on March 15, at St. Andrews Hall in Detroit, MI. The band is touring in support of their fourth self-released album Pizazz.
The tour will hit Western New York, when the band makes its only NY stop on the tour at Anthology, in Rochester on Feb, 8. Broccoli Samurai, will open the show. Before the tour kicks off, the band will enjoy some fun in the sun when they hit the stage during Jam Cruise in Miami, FL on Jan 17-22.
Looking forward to the band’s personal festival, guitarist Jeremy Schon, talked about the band’s upcoming ninth annual “Domefest,” which will take place on May 17-19, at the Fort Royale Farm in Bedford, PA for the third year in a row. He stated: “We found our home in Bedford. We love this site, we love the crowd, and we can’t wait to see everyone back on the farm for another wild three nights in the woods.” Schon, is also the organizer for Domefest.
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is Scrambled Greg Ormont (vocals, guitar), Jeremy Schon, (guitar, vocals), Ben Carrey (bass, vocals), Alex Petropulos (drums, electronics), and Manny Newman (lighting designer).
NYS Music‘s Alyssa Ladzinski recently interviewed Ormont prior to last week’s performance at Saratoga’s Putnam Den. You can read that interview here.
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Feb. 7 – State Theater – State College, PA**
Feb. 8 – Anthology – Rochester, NY**
Feb. 9 – Sherman Theater – Stroudsburg, PA**
Feb. 10 – Stone Pony – Asbury Park, NJ^^
Feb. 27 – Bluebird – Bloomington, IN%
Feb. 28 – Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI%
March 1 – Turner Hall Ballroom – Milwaukee, WI%
March 2 – Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN%
March 3 – Waiting Room – Omaha, NE%
March 6 – Pink Garter – Jackson, WY%
March 7 – State Room – Salt Lake City, UT%
March 9 – Animas – Durango, CO%
March 10 – Ogden – Denver, CO%
March 13 – Bottleneck – Lawrence, KS%
March 14 – Old Rock House – St. Louis, MO%
March 15 – St. Andrews Hall – Detroit, MI%
* w/ Flamingosis
^ w/ The Magic Beans
** w/ Broccoli Samurai
^^ w/ Juice
% w/ Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers