Pardon the Interruption

David Noble : Guitar, Lead Vocals.
Rob Fordyce : Bass, Vocals.
Jamison Smeltz : Sax, Percussion, Vocals.
Rob Hooper : Drums, Vocals.

Pardon the Interruption is a 4 piece band from the SF Bay area. We write and play music to “disrupt” the status quo with energetic & upbeat funk, rock, soul, reggae, and blues — original songs {and some great covers} that ask us to get real and look at many of the more complex socio-political issues of our time, connect with each other — and dance.

We live in a technological age of constant competing interests.  Social media, smartphones, tablets, and the pace of modern living have made many individuals highly distractible.  In this hectic state, people appear too busy to pay attention to individual, social, and environmental issues plaguing the world around them. 

Music has the power to connect individuals with each other over common interests, and PTI does not shy away from lyrical content that tackles complex socio-political issues including gun control, racism, gender inequity, and environmental disasters.  One might assume, given the song content, that PTI’s music would strike a somber and melancholy tone. Instead, Pardon The Interruption delivers energetic and upbeat funk, rock, soul, reggae, and blues that serve as a vehicle for these more serious topics.  Have a listen for yourself!          

Pardon the Interruption

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