Joe’s Pub at The Public welcomes New York City hip-hop darlings Pants Velour for a monthly midnight residency. The band that is signed to the legendary Tommy Boy Entertainment, will take over Joe’s Pub showcasing their signature brand of hip-hop, tinged with rap, pop and soul in raucous and invigorating live shows. Pants Velour are known for their high-energy, quick-witted performances that combine their unique sound with theatrical, multimedia and visual art elements. The band’s vast catalogue of songs with accompanying stories and intermittent sketches allows for an audience experience spanning well-beyond the typical night of live music. Pants Velour shows are powerfully stimulating for all the senses. Pants Velour is emcee Josh Raff, emcee Eli Northrup, lead vocalist Niki Darling, keyboardist/vocalist Jordan Battiste, bassist Max Calkin, guitarist Jackson Fitzgerald, drummer Richard Curtis Jr. and vocalist Cenophia Mitchell.