There is nothing we love more than to get to help two lovely people throw the party of a lifetime on their wedding day! We solemnly promise to pack the dance floor, to have and to hold a funky hot rhythm, and to have everyone singing along till death do us part! Let’s get this reception on!
You work for a kick *ss company when they hire The Punching Pandas as your holiday entertainment! Let’s dip into the eggnog and get rowdy with co-workers as we eat a huge meal, win some fantastic prizes, and shake our jingle bells into the night! Hopefully no-one has to be at work the next day, it’s about to be a full on rager!
You know you work for a damn good company when they hire live music for the end of the year bash! We are always excited to help co-workers get smashed and dance all night long. No expense reports, no TPS Sheets, no annoying ass customers, just good food, strong drinks, and booty shaking goodness from The Punching Pandas!
Do a little dance (funky music plays wildly), make a little love (funky music intensifies), get married tonight (everybody goes wild)! We love helping new couples throw a wild and rowdy party for all their friends and family as they celebrate their love! We like to think we specialize in helping make the most memorable and epic receptions by playing that sweet sweet funk and occasionally embarrassing loved ones by bringing them onstage to help out the show!
It’s always a beautiful scene of peaceful unity when two young lovers decide to make a commitment to hiring kick ass live entertainment for their reception! We cannot wait to throw down with all our funky, booty popping might for this reception and get these two families to make some memories that will live on forever in sweet, touching, embarrassing, loving photos. Let’s celebrate love by dancing into the night!
Those eyes in the dark are watching you… dance and drink at the zoo! We are thrilled to death to perform at Zoo Brew for Halloween 2019! It won’t be enough to dress up as a sexy cat this year, you’ll need to be a serval, minx, or snow leopard to bring it to the Zoo! Costumes are encouraged and a thirst for some unbelievable craft beer is a must! Every dollar spent at Zoo brew goes directly towards helping animals, conservation, and education programs so everyone is a winner. Where else can you drink, dance, and party all while supporting an amazing cause? Check us out Friday October 11th for the spookiest, grooviest, booty shakiest Zoo Brew of 2019!
It takes two to make a thing go riiiiiight! It takes two to make it outta sight! We are thrilled to perform weddings especially for those folks that we call friends. This will be a magic moment between two unbelievable people and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of it!
Everyone is a winner when The Punching Pandas are in the finish line lounge! We got table games, loose slots, funky music, and all the beer wine and liquor you can safely consume without causing a scene on Friday October 4th at our favorite place to play!
You know you work for a great company when the beer is free and the music is provided by The Punching Pandas! We’ve met a lot of extremely lovely folks for this company and we couldn’t be more thrilled to help them relax and unwind by embarrassing each other on the dance floor! Get ready to call into work on Friday, because we are going hard Thursday night!
Neveda we are coming rock you until the break of dawn! Or until we are contractually obligated to stop due to noise permit restrictions in accordance with state, county, and local laws, whichever comes first! Immediately following the rodeo we want everyone to strap on their dancing boots and boogie over to the stage where we will be bringing that booty shaking juice and red hot funk! Let’s get rowdy!
This is it folks, our last show at Latitude 41 for 2019! We need to make this an absolute blow out of epic proportions. Last year, thew crowd finished an entire mammoth bottle of fireball in under three minutes, let’s see if we can’t top that action this year with some fun surprises and prizes for the wonderful folks who come out and rock the dock with us on August 23rd!
We are bringing the heat for our third round at the Battle of the Bands, returning as Back to Back champions! We love this event and are so completely flattered to be a part of it, all the money raised during this show goes back towards those in need in the Bondurant community. How it works is you vote with a dollar for your favorite band, and there is no limit on how many times you can vote! They will have amazing music all day culminating in a Battle at night between us and the yet to be announced challengers! Come out to Bondurant between Reclaimed Rails and Founder's Irish Pub to the best damn Battle of the Bands in the state of Iowa!
It’s time again for one of Des Moines best festivals! If you’re looking for delish foods, booty shaking music, and lip smacking drinks, head down to The Italian American Heritage Festival July 26th! We are on the main stage on Friday night at 9PM reveling in the beautiful culture of all things Italy!
We have always wanted to perform for Iowa’s longest and bets bike ride and we are finally getting the chance thanks to Norwalk! We will be breaking it down on Day 3 for you bike riding party animals so hard we hope many of you are late for your last stop! The real party is at the city park in Norwalk where there will be live music most of the day with us kicking off around 1PM. Don’t miss the funkiest most fun live band all of Ragbrai on Day 3 in Norwalk!
Rien n'est plus doux que le vrai amour! Nothing is sweeter than true love, especially when we are allowed to help celebrate it with some loud and rowdy music! We absolutely love everyone who allows us to be a part of their big day, a live band makes each a world of difference and creates a night that won’t ever be forgotten! Congratulations to the happy couple, we are unbelievably excited to perform on your big day!
Blue Moon Dueling Piano bar is inviting us in to throw down some Punching Pandas style shenanigans on Friday July 19th! We are huge fans of the Blue Moon and their unbelievable blend of music and comedy; we can absolutely not wait to bring our own sauce to the stage and mix it up! If you’ve never been before this will be a perfect date night, bachelorette party, or night out with the bros. The venue is fantastic, the drinks are strong, and the entertainment golden. See you then!
We are completely and utterly honored to come back to Polo on the Green to help raise funds for Variety the Children’s Charity! The Powder River Ranch won’t know what em’ when we fire up all the new tunes we have prepped for 2019! Get your dancing shoes on Polo fans, we are taking it up a notch and blowing the roof off of last year’s unbelievable party!
The Punching Pandas can add that spicy hot funk to any event! We look forward to throwing down for every type and style of crowd we can find and letting all peoples let their hair down! Any company that hires live music for their employees knows how to keep moral high and have a good time!
Look out Ames we are coming back to rock Bike Night at The Tip Top Lounge! The epic stage at Ames has vendors from all over, strong libations, and of course our own brand of funky raw music to help set the mood! Don’t miss this Thursday night throw down at one of the fattest growing Bike Night’s in Iowa!
Is there any better reason to celebrate than love? We expect not, which is why we are so excited to perform for this beautiful couple’s reception! It’s truly an honor to entertain for awesome people on one of the biggest days of their live’s. We promise to bring the laughter, the tears, the emotional roller coaster of pure adrenaline to heart palpitating romance, and of course that red hot-stanky-funk that gets asses shaking on dance floors. We do, we do, we do!
It’s the heat of the summer and the Fourth of July is nearly here, let’s get out on the dock and celebrate early at Latitude 41! I’ll be damned if they don’t have the best margarita I’ve had in a long time. Come out and get wet and wild with us June 28th at the best over the water bar in Iowa!
Let’s get ready to rumble down at Thunder Nites in Newton! Last year the weather plagued us with rain, but 2019 is going to be the year we make Thunder Nites get down with it’s funky bad self! Newton is a beautiful town with a lot of good people that we can’t wait to see shake what the good lord gave em’! There are going to be vendors, food, drinks and of course live music, there is a reason this is one of the best damn bike nights in the entire state of Iowa, check it out for yourself on June 14th!
Music in the Junction we are finally coming back! We have been waiting to return to this stage for along time and we cannot wait to absolutely rock Valley Junction to it’s core and ruin it for all other bands! In all seriousness, this is an unbelievable event that we are extremely proud to be a part of this year. They have amazing sponsors in West Bank, Bravo Greater Des Moines, City of West Des Moines, Iowa Beverage and Coco Cola. If you’re looking for a damn good Farmer’s Market and some booty shaking funk Thursday June 6th in Valley Junction is providing all you need!
“Do you love me? Are you playing your love games with me? I just want to know cause I feel like I need your love a lot!” - Old Greg
We are out of this world to perform not only for another beautiful joining of two souls, but for our first ever show in Guthrie Center! We love wedding performances and take pride that we can get the entire party moving and shaking immediately after we fire it up. We look forward to the energy and the love that weddings bring and a reciprocate it right back and put it all into the music. Another epic night we can’t wait to be a part of!
The first Whiskey River Car Show is happening on May 17th at 6PM! Delicious food, delectable drinks, and dance-able music all out in the gorgeous weather! We love The Whiskey River and all the lovely folks who work there and couldn’t be happier to be back so soon after Mardi Gras!
Summer is back and with it new music from The Punching Pandas! It wasn’t enough to drop it like it’s hot, shake your booty in the air, or even to flaunt what your mama gave you. Now we are ratcheting it up a notch to dance with wild and reckless abandon at Des Moines’ best outdoor patio!
That’s right, we are taking over the first two weeks of The Des Moines Farmer’s Market! The patio will be fired up and food and drinks will be flowing! Beat the crowds and come hang out with us as we showcase some of our new grooves during one of our favorite events of the entire year!