Pimps of Joytime
The sad passing on October 12 of Andy Goessling, founding member of Railroad Earth, the ongoing host band for the Hangtown Music Festival (Oct. 25-28), was a unifying thread at this year’s fest, prompting outspoken love, respect, and admiration. In the end, the shared loss sparked a like-minded cause for life celebration and a shared process of moving forward amid a backdrop of fabulous music, Halloween costumes, and community.
Pimps of Joytime puts the needle in the groove with its fresh collection of 10 funk anthems ready to put a smile on faces across the globe. An intersection of Brooklyn's indie music scene, New Orleans funk and San Francisco soul, the Pimps' new studio release Third Wall Chronicles (Sugar Road Records: March 24, 2017) unites us around a common bond of Peace, Love and Music.
Just yesterday, just two days ahead of their Red Rocks debut, Brooklyn's Pimps of Joytime release their lighthearted new music video for "Dance Cardia."
Directed by Jean Shepherd, the video was shot on location in the band's hometown of Brooklyn, NY. It reveals frontman Brian J as "The Hustler" versus his childhood foil, "The People's Champ", as they converge for a climactic game of Jenga by the train tracks.
Brooklyn beat ensemble, the Pimps of Joytime, have tacked on a string of west-focused dates to their 2016 touring itinerary. Intriguing pairings with Orgone, Big Sam’s Funky Nation and Leftover Salmon highlight the group's two-week run of the west this spring. Tickets go on sale today, Jan. 15 at 12pm PST.
Riding the wave of their 2015 album release, Jukestone Paradise, today, the Pimps of Joytime announce a whirlwind 2015 Fall Tour.
Performing their latest Brooklyn-bred funk and dance tunes, the group's high-energy tour kicks off in Burlington, VT Oct. 1 at Higher Ground. Highlight performances will include Chicago, IL Oct. 9 at Martyrs', Phases of the Moon Music & Arts Festival Oct. 16 in Ozark, AK, Halloween at the Gothic Theater in Englewood, CO Oct. 31, and the Fillmore in San Francisco, CA Nov. 14.
Brooklyn’s Pimps of Joytime announce their highly anticipated third studio album, Jukestone Paradise, forthcoming on April 7, 2015 on their Write Home Records imprint. The quintet showcases their kaleidoscope of influences by weaving ten new songs through their musical tapestry. Special guests on the album include New Orleans funk leader Ivan Neville and Rubblebucket’s Alex Toth.
Hey Denver! Get excited about one of our cities best festivals of the summer featuring a DISCO theme throughout the festival, amazing music, food, and revelry to kick off summer 2014. There are festival heavy hitters on the lineup already, and there are more to come…stay tuned and get your tickets for Beverage Distributors Presents: LOHI Music Festival are on sale now at www.lohimusicfestival.com!
The Brooklyn-based Pimps of Joytime live and breathe an irresistible groove that blurs conventional genre boundaries, creating a highly engaging, funky party that you'd eagerly stumble across on the streets of New Orleans or in a New York nightclub.
Today, the Pimps of Joytime announce a string of April 2014 tour dates in honor of their new single "Booty Text" and forthcoming 2014 studio album, Jukestone Paradise.
The exotic five-piece will bring their all-analog dance tunes up the East Coast to Baltimore, MD; Washington, DC; Philadelphia, PA; Burlington, VT; Syracuse, NY; Fairfield, CT; Boston, MA and New York, NY before Midwest performances in Columbus, OH; Chicago, IL; Omaha, NE and Minneapolis, MN.
If part of your plan for Warren Haynes’ 25th Christmas Jam was to get in town early to have a leisurely night Thursday at the Asheville Music Hall, Roosevelt Collier and Friends threw a pleasant kink in the plans. Kinks usually get a bad rap but in this case, this evening’s kink was very kind. The Asheville Music Hall is right in the same area as all your favorite Asheville entertainment establishments at 31 Patton Avenue. If you have yet to visit Asheville, you will find the ‘Strangers stopping strangers, just to shake their hand.” f