Friday, April 20, 2018
There's a musical ghost in the house. I've had this classical guitar since before I was born.  It was in my bedroom closet growing up, and well...here it is all busted.  I just woke up the other day and it...
Well, in the spirit of Halloween, we thought to post this low budget iphone music video we shot in my kitchen a few years back. - Midnight Monsters. :)  You may remember it as the floating heads video.  Happy...
Pinto and the Bean Practice

About Us

We're two guys from Chicago who started this little band back in 2010. We're very passionate about the music we write, and we really don't know what we'd be doing with our lives if music didn't fuel our hearts. OUR...
Howdy folks - this is Paul - I've given permission for my emotions to control the content of this blog entry today; if you're not in the mood for anything deep, then I suggest reading it some other time,...
Lovelies, we're sorry we've been away hibernating.  It happens during these cold wintery times.  We'd love to see your pretty faces next Saturday night at Streetside.  Our very good friends Bad Bad Meow will also be performing.  Check out...
Hey there Pinto and the Bean friends! So, it's Sunday night and we're resting after a well needed practice.  We're guessing many of you checked out the Grammy Awards tonight.  It's great to see Arcade Fire take home the Grammy...

Starscrapers

  We were set on releasing 4 new demos to the public before the end of the year, and well, today is literally the very last day of the year, so here's the fourth song we're excited to share with...
Are you coming out to Ivan's birthday celebration?  We sure hope so!  It's this Thursday night, June 23 @ Abbey Pub.  We'll be sharing the stage with friends Matadora, Bad Bad Meow, and Wonderland Honey.  The festivities begin at 8:30pm....
One wintery day in 2009, Ivan was headed off to O'Hare airport to jump on a plane to visit family for Christmas; right before he took off, he said something along the lines of "why don't we start up...
It's almost summer and we're super stoked about the festivals going on in Chicago.  We're mostly excited for Do Division Fest and Wicker Park Fest.  Do Division Fest is today and tomorrow and we'll be checking out Chicago's White...