Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Jam With Lebo & Nat Keefe In San Francisco

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Baltimore-based jam quartet Pigeons Playing Ping Pong returned to San Francisco on Saturday night for a performance at The Regency Ballroom. The band was joined by two Bay Area veteran musicians as Lebo (Dan Lebowitz) of ALO and Hot Buttered Rum’s Nat Keefe sat-in at separate points of the evening.

PPPP opened with a run of “Upfunk,” “Somethin’ For Ya” and “Porcupine” before bringing out Lebo. The guitarist/vocalist, who sat-in with Pigeons at High Sierra this summer, teamed with the group for a version of “Julia” that featured the Pigeons’ debut of ALO staple “Plastic Bubble” within. Saturday night’s second set included the recently debuted “Overrun,” the Greg Ormont-penned “Say Cheese” in the middle of Talking Heads’ “Psycho Killer,” Keefe lending a hand on “Fortress” and more. The concert came to a close with a throwback to Pigeons’ DisNYE concert, as they worked “Tale As Old As Time” from Beauty & The Beast into their own “Zydeko.” Watch a clip of “Plastic Bubble” captured by Jason Rappaport:

Setlist

Set One: Upfunk, Somethin’ For Ya > Porcupine, Julia* > Plastic Bubble*^ > Julia*, Whirled, Poseidon, Fun In Funk

Set Two: Walk Outside, Melting Lights, The Liquid, Overrun, Psycho Killer > Say Cheese > Psycho Killer, Fortress%, Couldn’t We All

Encore: Zydeko > Tale As Old As Time > Zydeko

  • * w/ Lebo (ALO) on guitar
  • ^ First time played (ALO)
  • % w/ Nat Keefe (Hot Buttered Rum) on guitar

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