About Josh & Gab
About Josh & Gab
Josh Verbanets and Gab Bonesso are two Pittsburgh-based writers, performers, educators, and public personalities. Their works have entertained and informed audiences of all ages on both a regional and national scale; together, Josh and Gab have formed an unforgettable high-energy musical-comedy duo with a focus on an anti-bullying message.
Josh & Gab have taken their award-winning programs to over 500 schools, camps, and community venues across Pennsylvania and surrounding states, including countless public and private schools, Bricolage Theater, Boys & Girls Clubs, and the Pittsburgh International Childrens Festival, directly engaging over 300,000 youth and educators in the process. Their performances have received rave reviews from viewers of all backgrounds, with different versions of programming developed for early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school aged audiences.
Josh and Gab have been featured on WQED television and in national press for their work, performed in seven U.S. states and in Mexico, received both "Best In The Burgh" and "40 Under 40" awards from Pittsburgh Magazine, gained airplay from renowned radio station WXPN Kids Corner, partnered with The Pittsburgh Childrens Museum as official programmers, and are now the stars of their own television show, The Josh and Gab Show. They look forward to bringing their groundbreaking interactive programming to your school or community location, working above all to celebrate creativity and togetherness in participants.
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Gab — best known as the host of American Eagle's AEO TV, frequent "Best Comedian" winner from Pittsburgh Magazine & Pittsburgh's City Paper, featured Pittsburgh TEDx speaker, and a Top-10 finalist at the New York Underground Comedy Festival-- brings a unique and energetic mix of stand-up comedy, storytelling, and motivational speaking to Josh and Gab performances.
Josh — best known as the front-man of acclaimed rock band Meeting of Important People, recipient of influential radio station WYEP's "Top Local Artist" award in 2009, and a published songwriter with compositions in film and television programs such as Keeping Up With The Kardashians, MTV's The Real World & Jersey Shore, Jane By Design, and The Ghost Whisperer -- writes and sings songs for the team, and encourages audiences to participate in and celebrate many types of popular music.