Poi Dog Pondering Album/Tour


new album
"The little big band with the strong back and supple, stubborn heart" has been following its intuition for 20 years now. Formed in Hawaii in 1986, Poi Dog Pondering let every sound that excites them flow through their music and flood it with ever changing colors - rock and soul, orchestral, acoustic and electronic textures, Americana, disco and international musics - all threaded together by lyrics that embrace the beauty and pain that life can bring. PDP returns with a new album, 7, on April 1st, followed by a national tour sure to delight their dedicated cult following and introduce these genre busting popsters to new ears.

Tour Dates
March 29th: Chicago, IL - Vic Theater (record release show )
April 12: Detroit, MI - Alvin's
April 16th: Milwaukee, WI - Shank Hall
April 17th: Phoenix, AZ - The Rhythm Room
April 19th: Tucson, AZ - Club Crawl
April 25: New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
April 26: Philadelphia, PA - Theatre of Living Arts
April 27: Baltimore, MD - Fletcher's
April 28: Boston, MA - The Paradise
May 7: Seattle, WA - Neumo's
May 8: Portland, OR - Doug Fir
May 9: Mendocino, CA - Casper Inn
May 10: San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
May 12: Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour


[Published on: 3/6/08]

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tommont starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/6/2008 12:58PM
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whoooo hoooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

that is so awesome Dennis, I loves me some POI DOG!!!


AzNate starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/6/2008 03:58PM
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I second Tom's emotion. PDP was the first band that did "it" to me, live. It's been a long road since, but I'm sure looking forward to getting back to my roots!

VERNIXX starstarstarstarstar Thu 3/6/2008 07:48PM
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Excellent band that I grew up with in Texas. Cheers for the Poi!!!!

Grateful Dread Thu 3/6/2008 10:31PM
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Grateful Dread

Weird. There are 14 dates listed in this article but only 2 up on Jambase right now.

breadloaf Fri 3/7/2008 06:49AM
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Dready, I see all 14, they must have fixed it. I used to love Poi Dog when I lived in the Chicago area and they were living there. No article on Poi is complete, however, without mentioning Frankie. Poi has been through many iterations but Frank is the central inspriation.

hawkleberry Fri 3/7/2008 07:28PM
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Poi Dog at the Caspar Inn?? May have to get me a room..by the way that drive from Portland to Caspar will bring the most seasoned road dogs to their knees-twisty roads and one long journey.