Pawing at the Ceiling



We're playing a show at Old Towne Pub in Pasadena tonight along with these fine folks: Mark Mekailian, Brett Fromson, Durbeyfield, Ara Astourian, Jonathan Shifflett, and Blackwater Cemetery. We'll be on at 8:30pm. Hope to see you there!

Old Towne Pub

Thanks for coming out to our show at Old Towne Pub! (And thank you for the photo, Tom!)

On Monday, April 20, we're playing at the Old Towne Pub in Pasadena again! We'll be on at 9pm this time. Also on the bill: Jonathan Shifflett and Matthew Purpura.

Joshua Tree

We drove out to Joshua Tree with our friend Meagan and recorded a cover of a Lucius song in the darkness with the stars above us. Stay tuned for the song and a music video.

Old Towne Pub Stage PATC Polaroid

We had so much fun playing at Old Towne Pub, even snagged this fancy polaroid! Shout out to MXMS, Matthew Purpura, Dooney, and Jonathan Shifflett. You put on a great show!

We're playing a show at the Old Towne Pub in Pasadena on March 23rd along with MXMS, Matthew Purpura, and Dooney. We'll be on at 11pm. Come by and say hi!

Yay Brigade Sound Check Yay Brigade Show

We said Yay! and played a surprise musical performance at the Yay Brigade Formation Party.

Show at Stories

We folked up Stories with Jim Priest and Dylan Haley.

Far-Out Free Show!

We're playing a short set at Stories in Echo Park on September 30th along with these other fine folks: Jim Priest, Dylan Haley, and Cyrus Gengras. We'll be on at 7pm. Come say hello!

Happy Birthday PATC!

PATC turns 1 today!!! Thank you all sooo much for the love and support We can't wait to make more music.

Wildflowering LA Performance Wildflowering LA Performance

We had the pleasure of playing at the exhibition for Wildflowering LA, a project by artist Fritz Haeg. Some little ones decided to join in the fun. Thanks for the photos, Meagan Chin!

Ciclavia Busiking Ciclavia Performance

In a serendipitous turn of events, we went from busking on the sidewalk to plugging into a PA system at Ciclavia! Thanks, Somerset and Pacific Electric! Photos by Tom and Somerset.


We decided to be brave and go on our first busking expedition in the Metro. Fun times and music ensued.

Recording at CalArts

We recorded some new songs at CalArts, including a cover of The Temptation of Adam by Josh Ritter.


One half of PATC
One half of PATC

Pawing at the Ceiling is a Los Angeles based band founded in 2013. Recently spotted delighting Metro travelers with original songs and covers. We like cats ('cause they have paws)!