CUMBIA AMAZONICA, BLOCK PARTIES, and MORE!

every first Friday at brillobox and other shows! Don’t miss out on upcoming events!

SEPTEMBER LEMONS

Kicking off the fall with some big events. First I’ll be guest djing at Spirit Hall for Afroheat w/ DJ SMI. Then on to pandemic w/ Super Yamba Band and bringing in guests Lemon Bucket Orkestra. Click images for links Djs SMI and Pandemic Pete plus special guests bringing the Afrofunk from Benin by wayContinue reading “SEPTEMBER LEMONS”

Anniversary in 2 parts

Pandemic celebrates 12 years in 2 part(ies) with Low Down Brass Band, Dos Santos, and El Dusty.

Direct From Iquitos Peru to Pittsburgh

Pandemic is again bringing in legendary international bands to Pittsburgh. The creators of Cumbia Amazonica Los Wemblers are performing their first show of their first ever US tour in Pittsburgh.

What Cheer? The People’s Champs! and Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti (born June 16, 1962) is the stage name of Nigerian Afrobeat and jazz musician Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti. Born the eldest son of Afrobeat figurehead Fela Kuti, the musician has collaborated with the likes of Common and Mos Def and hails from Lagos, Nigeria. REX THEATER JULY 28   NEW SHIRTS ARE IN!Continue reading “What Cheer? The People’s Champs! and Femi Kuti”

February is Poppin Off!

Pandemic is only happening 1 time in Jan but in February we are launching some big things. Pandemic is back on Feb 5, Feb 12 we are djing @ Carnegie Museums Feast w/ Raya Brass Band & UPrep High School Band, Feb 13 Cultural Gumbo for Pittonkatonk‘s fiscal sponsor New Sun RisingĀ and we are bringingContinue reading “February is Poppin Off!”

Coming up on 10!

Summer is unfortunately coming to a close but that means I’m ramping up for a great series of shows in the fall and winter. We are quickly approaching the 10 Year Anniversary of Pandemic. This is the first in a series of events leading up. Friday Sept 4th Pandemic is squaring off again w/ JuanContinue reading “Coming up on 10!”

PITTONKATONK MAY DAY MAY DAY!!! SOOOO MUCH GOING ONS

Saturday April 18 Pandemic w/ Resident Pandemic Pete guest dj SMI Pandemic is a dance party featuring music from around the globe. Every first friday and third saturday brillobox transforms into a transglobal dance party. There are no boarders, no pretense, no bottle service.Prepare yourself for a night of Bhangra, Balkan Brass, Cumbia, Chalga, FunkContinue reading “PITTONKATONK MAY DAY MAY DAY!!! SOOOO MUCH GOING ONS”

APRIL 2015

Big tings… Guest DAN DABBER is back w/ Pandemic Pete on Friday April 3rd. Pandemic is one of Pittsburgh’s longest running dance parties featuring music from around the globe. Prepare yourself for a night of Indian Bhangra, Balkan Brass, South American Cumbia, Brazilian Samba, Baile Funk, Bulgarian Chalga, Russian Ska, and more. More killer tunesContinue reading “APRIL 2015”

The 2014 Wrap-Up

2015 has been an amazing year for Pandemic. We are so happy to be entering the 10th Year of Pandemic on such a high note. Pandemic was voted the Best Dance Party by the 2014 Pittsburgh City Paper readers. We promise to continue to bring you new global bass music as well as the djs,Continue reading “The 2014 Wrap-Up”