Eclectic indie pop! Charleston soft pop-rock group, P!lot, draws its style from 90s alt-rock, contemporary pop and French Yé-Yé. Comprised of lead singer and songwriter, Erel Pilo (keys/guitar), Matt Varner (guitar), Russel Green (bass) and John Renaldo (drums). Their soon-to-be-released album, “Happy Monday” explores themes of the feminine, feline and fame. 

Related to hypnagogic pop / psych group, Leopard and the Diamond Sky and The Secret Cottage Studio. With previous collaborations with Amelea, Infinitikiss, Oropendola, and Ronan Conroy.


Previous events

House Show

House show with Dolphin Group, Mantra solo & P!lot solo

Rip City

Lofi Brewing, 2038 Meeting St, N. Charleston, SC

Rip City CHS is an experimental comedy/variety show that features original sketches, characters, music, performance art, and anything else in between. It's basically Charleston SNL. The works are being performed for the first time for a live audience and the rotating cast keep the show different every month. Rip City CHS is curated & produced by Nameless Numberhead (Henry Riggs & Maari Suorsa).

March 25th @ Lofi Brewing

Doors at 7pm Show at 8pm Tickets are $12 in advance $15 day of show

$12 in advance, $15 Day of Show

Come to Recovery Room Tuesday, March 21st to crush a few PBRs while flipping winter one final bird. Also on the docket that night: KV Sewell's first time EVER performing her entire Post and Courier acclaimed debut album (endless thanks to Kalyn Oyer), P!lot and her quirk rock magic, and Moe Beans & Chas City Rapper Of the Year runner-up Sxvxnt doing what they do best.


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The minimalist lyrics, jangling tunes and lighthearted melodies on the spellbinding album transport the listener to a simpler time.” - Chelsea Grinstead

Charleston City Paper, February 22, 2023

Reminiscent of Kathryn Williams or Norah Jones, but with a unique delicacy and poignant charm, 'Balloon' is a simply dreamy slice of twinkling folk-pop. ” - Mari Lane

Gig Slutz October 6, 2014

“Erel Pilo is one of the most charming Brooklyn musicians on the block. Her sweet, indie sounds are ethereal, upbeat, and poppy with a hint of folk.” ” - Erin Bagwell

— Feminist Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Remember the twee, romantic charms of Chairlift? Erel Pilo has that sort of doe-eyed guy/girl romantic pop song going on, but with an acoustic guitar instead of a synthesizer. ” - Stephen Carradini

Independent Clauses, October 9, 2014