Today, Baltimore’s Pigeons Playing Ping Pong announced the first string of their 2018 winter tour dates as well as details about the band’s annual music festival, Domefest. These announcements come on the heels of the release of the group’s fourth studio album, Pizazz.Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Deliver New Tune At Paste Studio Session [Video]Pigeons’ winter tour starts with performances in State College, Pennsylvania; Rochester, New York; and Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, supported by Broccoli Samurai from February 7th through 9th. After a performance on February 10th with Juice at Asbury Park, New Jersey’s Stone Pony, the band hits a string of Midwest shows in Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Minnesota across February 27th through March 2nd withJoe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers. To finish out the final half of the tour, Pigeons will continue with Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers for performances in Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado (two Colorado dates in Denver and Durango), Kansas, Missouri, and Michigan from March 3rd to 15th.Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Cover The Doors, Beatles, ABB, Rick James, And More [Full Audio]Furthermore, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has also detailed more information about their annual throw-down Domefest. In 2018, the music festival will return to Fort Royale Farm in Bedford, Pennsylvania, for the third year running from May 17th through 19th. More information about Domefest will continue to be revealed via the festival’s Facebook, while tickets for Pigeons Playing Ping Pong’s upcoming winter tour go on sale this Friday, December 1st, at 10 am (local).[Photo: Ojeda Photography]
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Her daughter was among the 14 minorsrounded up by authorities during a search operation at a compound in BarangayBata on Thursday. During the raid, police and militaryoperatives seized firearms, ammunition and explosives. “Halunganniyo inyo mga bata nga indi na madala sang mgarecruiter nga wala sang mayo ngahinimu-an. Tap-ana niyo na bi ang recruiter kay wala na pulos,” Villamonte said.(With a report from PNA/PN) Nilda Villamonte of La Carlota City, Negros Occidental tightly embraces her 12-year-old daughter after they were reunited in Bacolod City on Saturday. The girl, whom she thought was attending a dance practice, was among the 14 minors arrested by authorities during a raid in Barangay Bata on Thursday. BACOLOD City – A mother from LaCarlota City, Negros Occidental thought her 12-year-old daughter was attendinga dance practice for a cultural show after not being home for quite some time. The 54-year-old Nilda Villamonte foundherself on Saturday at the Bacolod police headquarters where her youngest childwas being held. Villamonte said last year, herdaughter started joining the activities of the progressive groups upon theinvitation of a relative. Villamonte said her daughter went toBacolod on Oct. 16 or 17. “Walako ga-expect nga amo na ila ginahimo ‘ya. Abi ko gani may contest sila saut sa Bacolod ‘ya,” Villamonte said. She also urged parents like her toprotect their children from people trying to recruit them into the allegedrebel movement. The operation also led to the arrestof 40 persons with alleged links to the Communist Party of the Philippines-NewPeople’s Army (CPP-NPA). “Kis-aisa ka semana, duha ka semana waay gapuli. Kung tawgan mo wala gasabat,” Villamonte added. After reuniting with her child,Villamonte was thankful that those allegedly trying to influence her daughterwere arrested, calling on them to stop recruiting minors to join their cause. “Bag-oko lang ni siya gani nakita. Pila na kaadlaw wala kami kakit-aay. Kis-a gatawagko sa cellphone niya,”she added. “Dawnaglain na gid siya ya,” she said. She added authorities were able tolocate her on Saturday, and brought her here to confirm if her daughter, aseventh-grader and the youngest among three siblings, was among the detainedminors.