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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Dionysus members Myles Naylor and Christian Ryan close the night at Battle of the Bands.

Student rock band Dionysus wins Battle of the Bands

By Darin Fields, Staff Writer September 30, 2021
The opportunity to perform is not one musicians take lightly. Pitt-based new age rock band Dionysus will get the opportunity to share their music at Fall Fest after winning Pitt Program Council’s Battle of the Bands on Wednesday night.
Influential J, winner of the PPC Battle of the Bands, performs at the contest on Tuesday evening. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

Bands compete for Fall Fest opener

By Madison Hook | For The Pitt News September 12, 2017

The crowd hushed as INFLUENTIALJ strode onstage, mic in hand, while his original music video projected onto the wall behind him — featuring eye-catching scenes of the performer throughout Pitt’s campus...

Battle of the Bands gives student bands the opportunity to perform on the big stage. Christine Lim | Staff Photographer

Bands battle for spotlight

By Annabelle Hanflig / for The Pitt News October 9, 2015

O’Hara wasn’t a solid act when the group first auditioned for Battle of the Bands in 2013. “We were pretty disjointed at that point, as we only had three members,” O’Hara’s lead singer and...

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