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Since 1978, The Saturday Light Brigade has broadcast LIVE spontaneous on-air phone calls from kids and adults as part of its Saturday morning radio program. Now you can hear some of the most memorable calls from people participating in on-air games and other participatory features or simply calling to tell us about something exciting.

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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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Dave Eggar, Charlie Palmer and Jay Sustain

April 24, 2010 – 2:15 pm | 2,060 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.

Mon River Ramblers

April 17, 2010 – 1:41 pm | 5,323 views
Mon River Ramblers We're pleased to welcome one of Pittsburgh's best bluegrass bands, Mon River Ramblers, back to our studios. They'll be joined by Paul Dvorchak, who will preview the 12th Annual Bluegrass Benefit Concert for St. Joseph's House of Hospitality.

Spark – Animals Storybox 1

March 19, 2010 – 5:38 pm | 2,284 views
Spark-AnimalsStoryBox2010small 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.

The Deedle Deedle Dees

March 6, 2010 – 12:27 pm | 1,591 views
The Deedle Deedle Dees

The Deedle Deedle Dees are an educational rock band for kids based in Brooklyn, NY. Since 2003 they’ve been entertaining families audiences with songs inspired by history and science. Hear them live in our studios.

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Guaranteed Irish

February 27, 2010 – 6:28 pm | 1,666 views
Guaranteed Irish Guaranteed Irish have been performing Irish ballads and dance music for over 20 years. Paddy Folan, Bruce Foley and Jimmy Lamb combine button accordion, guitars and uilleann pipes, all the while singing in their own distinctive and energetic way to make a sound that is true to the traditions of Irish music. We're happy to host them live in our studios.

King For a Day: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 22, 2010 – 6:32 pm | 1,844 views
MLKevent 070 Hear the words of Dr. King brought to life in voices from all over Pittsburgh and recordings of Dr. King himself recorded during this five hour tribute at the Children's Museum in Pittsburgh. Hosted by The Saturday Light Brigade.

Dave Eggar and Charles Palmer

February 13, 2010 – 4:52 pm | 1,925 views
Dave Eggar & CharlesPalmer This week we're happy to welcome back the very talented duo of cellist Dave Eggar and percussionist Charles Palmer, live in our studios. The two will also discuss their role in Attack Theatre's latest production, Assemble This.

Beagle Brothers

January 30, 2010 – 4:19 pm | 2,188 views
Beagle Brothers Sometimes known as "Bloomfield's best live band," the Beagle Brothers perform country, old-time and honky-tonk acoustic music with energy, wit and style. We're pleased to host them live in our studios.

Lohio

January 23, 2010 – 4:15 pm | 2,219 views
Lohio Lohio's music shifts between intimate, instrumentally rich folk songs and midwestern infused, Neil Young-esque indie rock. Singer/songwriter Greg Dutton's hushed vocals and the bands knack for tackling a range of genre's draws comparisons to artists such as Sufjan Stevens, Yo La Tengo, and Wilco. We're proud to host them live in our studios.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Storybox

January 19, 2010 – 4:14 pm | 2,611 views
Manchester Elementary - MLK group photo Students in 6th through 8th grade at Pittsburgh Manchester Pre-K-8 took time to reflect on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This StoryBox unit presents the resulting spoken essays about his life as well as through verbal interpretations of specific passages from Dr. King's speeches.