Watch Pigeons Playing Ping Pong & Dogs In A Pile Cover Grateful Dead In San Diego

See the tourmates team for “Eyes of the World.”

By Nate Todd Nov 20, 2023 3:55 pm PST

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Dogs In A Pile brought their fall tour to The Observatory North Park in San Diego on Saturday. The penultimate show of the treksaw the bands teaming up for a cover of the Grateful Dead’s “Eyes of the World” to close PPPP’s second set.

The “Eyes” performance marked the first time Pigeons had played the Wake Of The Flood classic since April 25, 2021 at Ardmore Music Hall near Philadelphia. PPPP debuted “Eyes” in 2015 and the song has seen between roughly one to two plays a year, as per SetlistFM stats. Watch Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Dogs In A Pile team up for a nearly 14-minute “Eyes of the World” in San Diego below:

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Pigeons kicked off their first set with a three-song seamless sequence of “Sail On,” “Move Like That” and “Twitch.” A pairing of “Somethin’ For Ya” and “Time To Ride” then preceded “Fall In Place.” PPPP welcomed Dogs In A Pile keyboardist Jeremy Kaplan for “King Kong” which encompassed a cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” to close the first frame.

The second set began with another three-song seamless affair of “Penguins,” “Funkijam” and “F.U.” “Underworld,” “Fun In Funk” and “High As Five” followed ahead of the “Eyes” team up with DIAP. PPPP returned to encore with “Doc” and “Avalanche.”

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Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at The Observatory North Park

Set 1
  • Sail On  
  • Move Like That  
  • Twitch
  • Somethin' for Ya  
  • Time to Ride
  • Fall in Place
  • King Kong  
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours  
Set 2
  • Penguins  
  • Funkijam  
  • F.U.
  • Underworld
  • Fun in Funk
  • High as Five
  • Eyes of the World  
  • Doc
  • Avalanche
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