Ben Hardt and His Symphony at WYEP's local music happy hour on January 17th, 2008. Hosted by Cindy Howes.
For the last few weeks of 2016, we’re revisiting WYEP’s Top 5 local releases of the year. This week we focus on #5 from Emerson Jay, who released their EP Louie in 2016.
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The winners of the Dos Equis Singer-Songwriter competition, Nathan Rosswog, Melody Molinaro & Aris Paul - perform at WYEP's local music happy hour on November 16, 2016.
Bill Deasy returns with a solo album after a successful reunion with his band The Gathering Field in 2014.
The ambient dream-pop band Sleep Experiments began in 2008 as a project between friends who had previously been playing solo music
Local singer/songwriter Ben Shannon’s beginnings actually did not start in in Pittsburgh
Clinton Clegg and Shawn McGregor, who were formerly in the band Back Stabbing Good People, formed a new band: The Commonheart.
Emerson Jay perform at WYEP's Local Music Happy Hour on October 27, 2016.
In 2015 Pittsburgh singer songwriter Brooke Annibale released her fourth album, The Simple Fear. On the strength of her evocative and intimate songs and performance Annibale was named WYEP’s Local artist of the year. In 2016, four songs from the album were remixed by...
Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers are a high-energy string band music that take influence from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles that have been making the festival rounds for the last few years.
Diego Byrnes, whose stage name is just Diego, grew up outside of Pittsburgh in Evansburg, PA, but his family has roots far beyond Western Pennsylvania.
Grand Piano have been a prominent member of the Pittsburgh music base since 2011.
The Pittsburgh band As Ladders has been releasing a handful of songs over the course of the last year as a way to get their sound on tape. Frontman Mike Berginc talked about where they made their recordings:
The Buckle Downs perform at WYEP's local music happy hour on September 15th, 2016.
Nick Snyder, front man for the Pittsburgh band Ferdinand The Bull, grew up being encouraged to play music:
Aliquippa native Dan Bubien began writing songs after a high school sports injury left him laid up.
Originally from Saxonburg, PA, Karter Schachner, who records under the name “Sol Persona,” began his interest in music at a young age in school beginning with the trombone to joining a rock band in high school.
The indie-electronic group, Emerson Jay, just released their lastest EP LOUIE, which stands for Love Offers Understanding In Everything.
As Ladders perform at WYEP's local music happy hour on August 19, 2016.
Camden Leeds, front man for the rock band The Black Six, accidentally found himself in the city 19 years ago after attending the Art Institute in Pittsburgh.
About a year ago, Pittsburgh native Jon Bindley formed the band Bindley Hardware Co. borrowing the name from some family history.
The electronic-duo, Metacara, made up of Kyla Sauber and Vince Nania originally were part of a different band.
Pittsburgh’s The Hang Lows have performed and recorded a brand of 3rd-wave-ska for about six years.
Gregg Welty performs at WYEP's local music happy hour on July 21st, 2016
Rapper Moemaw Naedon, whose real name is Ryan, grew up in Butler County with two major interests: hip hop and everything Sci-Fi.
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