We’re a group of friends who live for music. We have a passion for delivering the latest music news so that you can keep up with your favorite artists. You will see us frequenting venues, concerts and festivals. If you see us be sure to say “hi!” Thank you for checking out Pretty in Punk Press! Your support means the world to us!

Meet Our Team:


Name: Bria Lafayette

From: Bangor, Maine

Educational background:  B.A. in English, Flagler College

What she wants to be when she grows up: A venue owner

Favorite Bands: Tom Petty, Taking Back Sunday, The National, Nirvana, Paramore

Pickup line: What’s your Myers-Briggs type?

Takes her iced coffee with soy milk

Brian Littrell was her first crush

Enjoys Taco Bell at 2 a.m.

Name: Allison Kwiatek

From: Topsfield, MA

Educational background: B.S. in Sport and Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina

What she wants to be when she grows up: an Emo Nite LA DJ

Favorite Bands: The Maine, All Time Low, Taking Back Sunday, State Champs, Jordan Davis

Addicted to: coffee, tequila, dark lipstick, and the color black

Never on time

Loves her cat more than you

Will make you listen to “Bad Behavior” by The Maine a hundred times while drunk

Is the girl your parents warned you about


Name: Jasmine O’Neill

From: Wyomissing, PA

Educational background: B.A. in Advertising/Public Relations, Penn State University;

M.A. in Music Business Management, University of Westminster


What she wants to be when she grows up: Rich AF

Favorite Bands: Mayday Parade, The Starting Line, Microwave, A Day to Remember, Biffy Clyro

Concerts give her life

Working out keeps her sane

Enjoys acting like a middle-aged housewife by shopping at HomeGoods or watching HGTV with her cat

Americanos in the morning and wine or tequila at night (or in the afternoon because who cares if it’s 5 o’clock yet? Who made these rules?)