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Ten Years of MOIP: A Conversation with Josh Verbanets About the Pittsburgh Scene’s Past and Present

By Melanie Stangl Our Best of 2016 Awards are coming up on Saturday, February 11th, and anticipation is running high. Of course, the event itself is about reflection—celebrating the best of the past year, both with the awards themselves and [...]

February 9, 2017 Concert Preview, Feature, Interviews, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

MOIP and Hippo Campus Bid Farewell to Summer

The Final Final Friday Hippo Campus w/ Meeting of Important People Schenley Plaza August 26, 2016 For the end of August in Western Pennsylvania, you really couldn’t have asked for better weather than the high 70’s, clear skies and low [...]

August 30, 2016 Concert Preview

Meeting of Important People and Working Breed Kick Off Summer Fridays at the Frick

Meeting of Important People w/ Working Breed Frick Art and Historical Center June 17, 2016 Photos and review by Melanie Stangl The evening sun filtered through the leaves of the trees on the gorgeous estate of the Frick Art and Historical [...]

June 24, 2016 Concert Preview, Concert Reviews, Local Artists

MOIP and Brooke Annibale Please at Pittsburgh Winery

Meeting of Important People W/ Brooke Annibale & Greg and Liz Dutton Pittsburgh Winery April 8, 2016 Photo and review by Melanie Stangl The threat of a Winter Weather Advisory in April didn’t stop music lovers from selling out the [...]

April 15, 2016 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

MOIP Release Highly Anticipated Album

Meeting of Important People Troika Album Release Thunderbird Cafe February 26, 2016 3 years and 7 months is how long Josh Verbanets, Aaron Bubenheim, and Matt Miller have kept fans of Meeting of Important People waiting for a new album. [...]

February 29, 2016 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

Baumann Finds Great Way to Show Off Pittsburgh Music

WDVE Local Live Series Chet Vincent and the Big Bend Wreck Loose Meeting of Important People The Commonheart The Rex Theater November 27, 2015 Photos and re-cap by Randy Jarosz This line up is one you’ll tell your kids about [...]

November 24, 2015 Concert Reviews, Local Artists

HughShows TV Goes Live!

Hugh Twyman of Pittsburgh music blog HughShows officially released the finished pilot for his PCTV show called HughShows TV. The pilot features Meeting of Important People and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto as the first guests. This is a very exciting [...]

October 27, 2015 Feature, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

HughShows Becomes a TV Show

If you’re ever wondering what happened to that awesome Pittsburgh band from 2008 that was doing shows every weekend and self released the album of the year to only fade away, or who’s who in the local music scene? Just [...]

October 7, 2015 Feature, Local Artists

Meeting of Important People, Play Mattress Factory Fundraiser Tonight

The Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood is not exactly the type of factory you think it is. It’s actually not really a factory at all and there are definitely no mattresses there, unless they are being used as [...]

June 19, 2015 Feature, Local Artists, Upcoming Shows

Meeting of Important People, Single Release Photos

  Meeting of Important People The Van Allen Belt Moran Erina Andy Warhol Museum April 18,2015   Photos by Connor Hochbein Meeting of Important People with the help of friends Morgan Erina and the Van Allen Belt threw a big [...]

April 22, 2015 Concert Reviews, Local Artists