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Our weekly radio program invites students in Grades K-12 to perform live on the air. Hear young musicians, singer/songwriters, photographers, writers, poets and other people who express themselves through the arts.

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Join us as we celebrate the original talent in our midst with these weekly archives of in-studio performances by regional and national musicians and artists. Folk, bluegrass, jazz, singer/songwriter, international, storytellers and more!


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Sue Powers & Jeff Berman

July 3, 2010 – 4:21 pm | 1,392 views
Sue Powers & Jeff Berman We're pleased to welcome this very talented duo on our program with a blend of old-time folk music on dulcimer and banjo.

Joy Ike

June 26, 2010 – 11:43 am | 1,731 views
Joy Ike We are proud to welcome the very talented Joy Ike back to our studios. A skillful singer and pianist, Joy's music is sure to please fans of soul, pop and jazz alike.

Three Rivers Arts Festival

June 16, 2010 – 3:00 pm | 2,263 views
Three rivers Arts Festival3 Thank you to everyone who connected with The Saturday Light Brigade during this year's Three Rivers Arts Festival.

Redhead Express

June 5, 2010 – 11:11 am | 5,767 views
Redhead Express The family that sings together, stays together! This week, we're pleased to welcome Redhead Express, a family band from Alaska, who specializes in old-time and bluegrass music. Live on SLB.

Steven Foxbury

May 29, 2010 – 10:31 am | 2,675 views
2010-06-02-Sat pics & ATA photos 005 We're happy to welcome back talented singer-songwriter Steven Foxbury to our studios. Tune in to hear him perform his charming songs, live on SLB.

Slim Forsythe

May 15, 2010 – 6:11 pm | 2,941 views
2010-05-15-Sat Show 014small Country-Western local legend Slim Forsythe returns to our studios for a solo performance, sharing some of his more obscure favorites with us, live on SLB.

Rising Regina

May 8, 2010 – 1:55 pm | 4,433 views
rising regina This week we're happy to host local act Rising Regina, an exceptionally versatile band, whose sound incorporates rock, folk, blues, jazz, bluegrass and Celtic. Live on SLB.

Stephen Pellegrino

May 1, 2010 – 2:13 pm | 1,724 views
Stephen Pellegrino We are pleased that accordion player, artist and storyteller Steve Pellegrino will make the trek up the Mon-Valley to share some music and lore with us, live in our studios.

Spark – Animals Storybox 2

April 30, 2010 – 5:30 pm | 1,929 views
2010-05-07-Animal Storybox 2 Unveiling Photos 027 What's your favorite animal? What animal would you be if you could? Children from Pittsburgh Allegheny PreK learned digital recording and photography as they shared thoughts and stories about animals in The Saturday Light Brigade broadcast studios.

Dave Eggar, Charlie Palmer and Jay Sustain

April 24, 2010 – 2:15 pm | 2,084 views
2010-04-24-Sat-Show-003 We're happy to welcome back the very talented duo of cellist Dave Eggar, percussionist Charles Palmer with piano provided by Jay Sustain live in our studios.