Saturday, February 17, 2018
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....
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...
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...
We want to thank those of you who came out to our show on New Years Eve at Horseshoe.  We really couldn't ask for anything more - surrounded by our favorite people on the last day of 2011, while...
Hey everyone!  This Sunday we'll be rocking the stage at Cobra Lounge (235 N. Ashland, Chicago, IL 60607).   There's a $3 cover (it's not free unfortunately, we found this out AFTER the flyer was made).  It's going to...
Prior to Pinto and the Bean, Ivan was drumming for my solo music.  But when we decided to form this band, it became obvious to me that Ivan is an amazing songwriter too - one of the best I’ve...
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...
Howdy Pinto and the Bean friends!  Since so many of you have enjoyed and shared our Midnight Monsters video with each other, we decided to post pictures with captions behind the making of the video. As you already know, the...
Hey there folks! We have a last minute show we'd like to post here for you. Many of you may be attending one of the three Arcade Fire concerts at the UIC Pavillion on April 22nd, 24th, and 25th....
Yep, we got some new band members.  They aren't necessarily human though.  In case you didn't already know, Ivan is a major keyboard junkie and he quickly falls in love with the right set of keys.  He has an...