Poi Dog Pondering Schedule
As one of today's most renowned and heralded purveyors of acoustic, rock, soul and orchestral
music, Poi Dog Pondering has gained momentum on the world music scene, planting them firmly in the spotlight. They describe
themselves as "multi-racial, omni sexual and unafraid to be themselves" as well as "the little big band with the strong back
and supple/stubborn heart."
Like most bands, Poi Dog Pondering put a tremendous amount of effort into strengthening
their reputation by participating in tours. They did a Street Performance Busking tour, which criss-crossed North America
for a year. The bohemian-esque tour consisted of Poi Dog Pondering members touting their music on street corners to earn food
and gas money. They even slept outdoors on their travels.
The remarkably talented Poi Dog Pondering has scheduled some
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Poi Dog Pondering Background
in Waikiki, Hawaii, in 1986, Poi Dog Pondering came to be through the efforts of Dave "Max" Crawford (multi-instrumentalist);
Susan Voelz (violinist/vocalist); and Frank Orrall (vocalist/guitarist) - who are the only constants in the lineup since the
band's inception. Their debut live performance occurred at the Honolulu Arts Academy. With a name borrowed from an Hawaiian
idiom meaning, "mutt," Poi Dog Pondering picked up and moved to Austin, Texas, and cultivated a strong following by keeping
a rigorous tour schedule. In 1988, they released a self-titled release followed by Circle Around the Sun in 1989. The latter
one drew attention from Columbia Records. The label was impressed with the band's laid-back sense of humor and mastery of
different instrumentation. Columbia blended the pair of their original EPs for their eponymous major-label premiere, which
along with Wishing Like a Mountain and Thinking Like the Sea, garnered the group a devout fan base.
Despite their initial
successes, Poi Dog Pondering didn't have the best relationship with their label. Volo Volo arrived in 1991, but after that,
Columbia severed ties with the band. Orrall decided to take a break after that, and the band relocated to the Windy City.
During the break, Orrall established the Palm Fabric Orchestra, and Voelz focused on solo projects. When the band re-emerged
on the music scene, their sound had shifted toward dance music as reflected on Pomegranate (1995) and Electrique Plummagram
(1996). A year later, they premiered their very own label, Plate.tec.tonic. Later on, they dropped Natural Thing (1999); In
Seed Comes Fruit (2003); 7 (2008); and Audio Love Letter (2011).
Poi Dog Pondering Albums
Poi Dog Pondering's
studio albums include: Poi Dog Pondering (1988); Wishing Like a Mountain and Thinking Like the Sea (1990); Volo Volo (1992);
Pomegranate (1995); Natural Thing (1999); In Seed Comes Fruit (2003); 7 (2008); and Audio Love Letter (2011). In 2012, Poi
Dog Pondering issued a 51-song CD box set and DVD movie "Live at Metro Chicago." The film chronicles the band's early history
from their days as buskers to their current status as Chicago orchestral rock and soul musicians.
Poi Dog Pondering
Besides their eclectic brand of folk and worldbeat music, Poi Dog Pondering is probably most noted for their
dynamic lineup. There have been three constant members in the band's history, and the band has also seen membership climb
to nearly a dozen.
Poi Dog Pondering Concert Experience
Poi Dog Pondering is one of the most gifted and
successful bands to take the music scene by storm. They consistently put on the best shows possible no matter where they end
up. With their most recent tour blowing fans away with new music and extraordinary performances, you can be one of the next
people to see what they can do when they hit the stage! So if you've been a fan from the beginning or are just getting acquainted
with their stuff, you can't go wrong with picking up some tickets and heading out to a show when they take the stage at a
city near you. The only thing that could possibly make the show any better is if you end up taking a friend along for the
ride. Nothing can top making fun memories at a show like this, but if you're in a giving mood, then why not pick up an extra
ticket so that one of your lucky friends, family members or neighbors can join you in having a great time seeing Poi Dog Pondering?
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