Youth Expression Showcase

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.

Oral History

SLB Radio’s Oral History Program connects teens with adult role models in their communities. Click here to listen.

Callers

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.

Performance

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!

Interviews

Audio replays from the hundreds of arts, human services and other non-profit organizations interviewed by SLB each year.

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Big Brother Pat Brinkman and Little Brother Tre

June 5, 2010 – 1:16 pm | 1,607 views

Meet our Big Brother/Big Sister of the month.

This segment is created in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh and is made possible with support from SUPERCUTS.

Listen to the segments as they appeared on The Saturday …

Center for Young Musicians

June 5, 2010 – 12:43 pm | 1,263 views
cymlogo_copper This week's installment of our Youth Music Series with the Center for Young Musicians features young and talented CYM violinists, live on SLB.

Greta Schaltenbrand

May 29, 2010 – 5:23 pm | 6,162 views
2010-06-02-Sat pics & ATA photos 003 We're quite pleased to welcome the wonderfully talented singer and North Allegheny 8th Grade student, Greta Schaltenbrand, live in our studios. Greta will be accompanied by fellow students SunJoo Lee on piano and David Schmiech on guitar.

The BLSMMA Blitz

May 29, 2010 – 5:14 pm | 3,524 views
2010-06-02-Sat pics & ATA photos 001 Four teen-writers, publishers and comic artists from Bishop Leonard St. Mary of the Mount Academy on Mt. Washington join us to discuss their student run newspaper, The BLSMMA Blitz. Founder Marguerite McCrory, Jessica Bauer, Lauren Lucas and Terry McCollum co-run the paper that has released monthly editions since October '09. Terry McCollum will also perform an original song on guitar, live on SLB.

Waldorf School of Pittsburgh Choir

May 15, 2010 – 6:04 pm | 24,733 views
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The Waldorf School of Pittsburgh Choir consists of all 22 children in the 4th and 5th grades. Music is a vital piece of the Waldorf curriculum and these students share a knowledge and appreciation that is impressive and deep. In …

Youth Music Showcase: Center for Young Musicians

May 15, 2010 – 5:57 pm | 2,083 views
2010-05-15-Sat Show 002 This week's installment of our Youth Music Series with the Center for Young Musicians features young and talented CYM cellists, live on SLB.

Tree Climbing Championship

May 15, 2010 – 9:53 am | 2,485 views
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The Penn-Del Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture will host the Western Tree Climbing Championship in Allegheny Commons. The competitive games will provide an opportunity for tree lovers to see professional tree workers perform skills used in the tree …

Pittsburgh Concert Society’s Young Artist Winner’s Showcase: Joseph Merchant

May 8, 2010 – 5:13 pm | 3,111 views
2010-05-11-Sat Show 004 This week, we're proud to welcome Young Artist Winner Joseph Merchant, a talented bassoonist and junior at Upper St. Clair High School, live in our studios.

Center for Young Musicians

May 8, 2010 – 5:05 pm | 1,590 views
2010-05-11-Sat Show 001 The second installment of our Youth Music Series with the Center for Young Musicians will feature six young and talented CYM pianists, live on SLB.

Youth Music Showcase: Center for Young Musicians

May 1, 2010 – 2:48 pm | 2,066 views
2010-05-01- Sat Show 001 The first installment of our brand new Youth Music Series with the Center for Young Musicians will feature seven young and talented CYM violin players, live on SLB.