Particle reunited with former guitarist Ben Combe for a series of Northeast dates shortly before Thanksgiving. The Heavy Pets supplied opening duties and occasionally collaborated with the members of the band throughout the run. The tour culminated with a show at Philadelphia’s Word Café Live where all the members of the Heavy Pets emerged during Particle’s set. The band emerged for the jam out of the Particle staple “Launchpad” and remained onstage for a mid-set instrument swap that ultimately segued back into Particle’s “Ed & Molly.”
Particle keyboardist Steve Molitz will perform with the Heavy Pets at a post-Phish show held at New York’s BB King Blues Club this Wednesday, December 2. Molitz will also join a version of the Everyone Orchestra that features The Heavy Pets’ #Jeffrey Lloyd, moe.’s Vinnie Amico, Jen Hartswick, Peter Apfelbaum, Matt Butler, The Slip’s Marc Friedman, RANA’s Scott Metzger, Josh Roseman and a number of other musicians at Brooklyn, NY’s Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday, December 3.