Chrome Moses performs at WYEP's local music happy hour on July 20th, 2017.
The Pittsburgh group Standard Broadcast formed in 2014 when pianist Nathan Jay and cellist Leland Shaw’s previous band dissolved.
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When Nicholas Hohman, frontman for the band Brewer’s Row came home from college about ten years ago, he discovered the most likely bandmates for his new project were in his own family.
Jimmy Adler performs at WYEP's local music happy hour on March 17, 2016.
Formed in 2008, Meeting of Important People has become one of Pittsburgh’s premiere indie-rock bands. Led by Josh Verbanets, MOIP just released their third album TROIKA.
Originally, Jay Wiley, front man for the alt-country band The Hawkeyes, thought he was hiring the Pittsburgh band Country Music Gas Station as his backing band for a couple of gigs. What resulted from the very first rehearsal was clearly an all new direction and band for the singer/songwriter....
Arlo Aldo front man, David Manchester made the decision to move to Pittsburgh with his wife in 2011 not really knowing what they would find when they arrived.
The Full Counts perform at WYEP's local music happy hour on February 18. 2016
The Freedom Band have been performing reggae style music in the Pittsburgh area for over 15 years, however, they just released their debut album.
After their debut in 2011, The Red Western return in 2016 with one less band member, a new sound and two brand new EPs: “Arrows” and “Sirens”.
The Pittsburgh garage rock band Talkers, who recently released their debut album Bad Ones, are inspired by the bands they grew up listening to in the 90’s:
“I would say, just the whole grunge-pop era of the 90s. [Where you would have] the...
André Costello & the Cool Minors perform at WYEP's local music happy hour on January 21, 2016.
Nick Snyder and Evan Altieri, members of the Pittsburgh indie folk act, Ferdinand the Bull, met in 9th grade in Kutztown, PA. The pair only became close friends about three years ago when they found themselves hanging out due to a power outage where Evan was living....
Tied Up, the debut album from The Telephone Line offers soul wrapped up in rock and roll groove. All members are originally from Pittsburgh, with the exception of organist and guitarist Joseph Gustafson, who is a Boston-area native. Lead singer, Addi Twigg, who is also...
Jim Donovan, founding member of Rusted Root, left the band in 2005 in order to focus on raising his young family. This year, he releases his first solo album since leaving the group. The album Sun King Warriors came out of a desire to make music again:
For the final weeks of 2015, we’re revisiting our top 5 local albums of the year. This week, we highlight our #1 local album; Brooke Annibale’s The Simple Fear. Brooke Annibale began writing songs at 15 and released her first album as a 17-year-old student at Moon Area High...
For the final weeks of 2015, were highlighting our top five local albums of the year. This week, we highlight our #2 album: Billy Price & Otis Clays This Time For Real. Billy Price has been a fixture on the Pittsburgh music scene since the mid-1970s. During those...
For the final weeks of 2015, we’re revisiting our Top 5 favorite local releases of the year. This week, we’re highlighting the latest full length album from the indie-pop trio Donora. The Rostrum Records released Ha Ha Heart, was recorded in drummer and producer Jake...
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WYEP's November Local Music Happy Hour featured the three winners of the 2015 Dos Equuis Singer-Songwriter Competition: Melinda Colaizzi, Amy Melissen & Peter Perkins.
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Brightside performed at WYEP's Pittsbugh Music Happy Hour on August 15, 2019
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