Pigeons Playing Ping Pong got their Halloween weekend started a little early on Thursday with a show at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ. The intimate concert at the Jersey Shore hotspot came ahead of the band’s two-night The Who Fighters Halloween run in Pennsylvania and Connecticut.

The band took the stage in fitting Halloween attire, with guitarist Jeremy Schon dressed as a referee, frontman “Scrambled” Greg Ormont as a king, bassist Ben Carrey as a skeleton, and drummer Alex “Gator” Petropoulos like an athlete complete with tank top and matching sweatband.

PPPP ignited Halloween weekend with an opening “Pop Off”, before “Scrambled” Greg’s friendly reminder to hydrate, “Water”. Next, the band dished out the classic “Whoopie” ahead of the more recent “Sorcerer” prior to igniting a segue train that began with “Move Like That” and rolled through Pink Floyd‘s “Pigs” and finally “King Kong”. “Beneath The Surface”, which the band debuted earlier this year at Domefest, then closed the first set.

Back for more, Pigeons started off the second frame with a pairing of “Indiglo” and “Elephante” before stacking a jam sandwich with “Time To Ride” > “Kiwi” > “Time To Ride”. The band got into the Halloween spirit next with a take on The X-Files theme which rolled into “Condensor” ahead of “Dawn A New Day” and finally “Schwanthem” to finish the set. Taking the Stone Pony stage one more time, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong encored with “Day In Time”.

A gallery of images from Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at The Stone Pony is available thanks to photographer Joey Lugo. The band’s Halloween run continues tonight, October 29th, with a Who Fighters show in New Haven, CT. For tickets and a full list of tour dates visit the band’s website.

Setlist: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong | The Stone Pony | Asbury Park, NJ | 10/27/22

Set One: Pop Off, Water, Whoopie, Sorcerer, Move Like That > Pigs (Pink Floyd) > King Kong, Beneath The Surface

Set Two: Indiglo > Elephante, Time To Ride > Kiwi > Time To Ride, X-Files (Mark Snow) > Condenser, Dawn A New Day, Schwanthem

Encore: Day In Time