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Award-winning Local Non-Profit Overcomes Social Distancing With Virtual Autism Open Mic

Band Together Pittsburgh creates music programs for people on the autism spectrum. Co-founders John Vento and Ron “Moondog” Esser are Communitas Award Winners. With Corona quarantines and social sequestering putting a temporary end to most group gatherings, live concert performances and non-essential events, one local organization has managed to adapt …

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Chart-topping Singer-Songwriter Releases New Single And Video From Award Winning Album

Pittsburgh rock veteran John Vento has released a new single and video from his IMEA Award-winning album, “Love, Lust & Other Wreckage.” Hot on the heels of his Communitas Awards of Excellence recognition, for his non-profit Band Together Pittsburgh, rock music veteran John Vento is releasing a new single and video. “Well …

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Rock Veteran And Country Chart-Topper Receive International Recognition For Charitable Organizations

Top 20 iTunes rocker John Vento and Pittsburgh club owner Ron Esser, along with #1 radio chart country artist Richard Lynch are Communitas Award Winners. MTS Management Group is happy to announce John Vento and Ron “Moondog” Esser, along with Richard Lynch, are 2020 Communitas Awards Excellence Winners for their work with Band Together …

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MTS Artists Win Big At 2019 International Music And Entertainment Association Awards

MTS Management Group and their artists were winners of nine awards at the 2019 International Music and Entertainment Association Awards (IMEA.) With 28 nominations this year, MTS Management Group and their artists were already greatly recognized by the International Music and Entertainment Association (IMEA). When the winners were announced on …

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Top 20 iTunes Artist Releases Tom Waits Cover As New Single And Video

Pittsburgh music veteran John Vento has released his cover of the Tom Waits’ song, “I Hope I Don’t Fall In Love With You.” As a member of two of Pittsburgh’s most dynamic live bands,the Neid’s Hotel Band and The Businessmen, John Vento has performed his share of cover songs over …

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Full Cast And New Director Announced For September Theater Production Of “Love, Lust And Other Wreckage”

“Love, Lust and Other Wreckage” is the first local musician’s album to come to the stage. Film/TV actor and Cheswick resident Gregory Johnstone stars in the two night production written by Amy Hartman. Angela Hsu makes her directorial debut. The beginning aspects of it were all built around relationships, and …

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Local Mom And Pittsburgh Musicians “Band Together” To Raise Autism Awareness With Benefit Single

Band Together Pittsburgh is releasing an Autism Awareness single. “Differently Abled Man” was penned by Lisa Satira Brozek, for her son, Christopher. “My very intelligent son, stuck in this shell we call Autism. If he was able to tell us how he feels and express himself to me and to …

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Top 20 iTunes And Billboard Magazine Emerging Artist Features Local Couples In New Music Video

John Vento releases new video for “Only Love Stays Alive” Pittsburgh veteran rocker John Vento has released his new music video, “Only Love Stays Alive.” Local couples participated in the video’s production. “Our goal was to capture many aspects of a relationship or love affair…Ranging from frustration…to affection.”— John Vento …

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