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Lovelytheband headlines 2019 Fall Fest

Mitchy Collins of lovelytheband performs Sunday afternoon at Fall Fest, sponsored by Pitt Program Council.

By Jade Chang and Emily Wolfe

October 13, 2019

Bigelow Boulevard was closed Sunday for Pitt Program Council's annual Fall Fest, headlined by lovelytheband.

Students surf the crowds at Fall Fest

Hundreds of students and Pittsburgh residents showed up for Pitt Program Council’s 2018 Fall Fest on Bigelow Blvd.

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

Students flooded Bigelow Boulevard at this year's Fall Fest, featuring several bands including Young the Giant.

Pitt Program Council gets pumped up for Fall Fest

Then 20-year-old rapper Desiigner crowd surfed during his concert at Pitt Program Council’s annual Fall Fest in September 2017.

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018

After the Pitt Program Council put on a hit show last fall featuring iconic rappers Desiigner and Amine, PPC staff and students look forward to another fun Fall Fest.

Fall Fest fires up Bigelow

Desiigner waited until the end of his set to perform his most popular single,

By Joanna Li and Sarah Connor

September 25, 2017

Large, green and decorated with white trim and orange circular designs, a Chinese dragon sat in the middle of the William Pitt Union on Saturday. One student held up the dragon’s head while another took the rear. The dragon danced to a quick drum beat, sidling up to the student spectators and ...

Bands compete for Fall Fest opener

Influential J, winner of the PPC Battle of the Bands, performs at the contest on Tuesday evening. (Photo by Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer)

By Madison Hook | For The Pitt News

September 13, 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 dressed in an electric blue suit beside the bright red doors of Heinz Chapel. The rapper ma...

Pitt musician spotlight: The Brothers Craig score first big opening gig for Hoodie Allen

Pitt musician spotlight: The Brothers Craig score first big opening gig for Hoodie Allen

By Britnee Meiser / Staff Writer

October 1, 2014

After winning Pitt’s most recent round of Battle of the Bands, acoustic trio The Brothers Craig will make their live debut opening for Hoodie Allen at Fall Fest.Roommates Stephen Kraus, Paul Carey and Jack Loeffler started the band after months of playing for fun in their apartment.“After a while, w...

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