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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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Stephen Pellegrino

May 1, 2010 – 2:13 pm | 1,790 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 | 1,975 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 | 2,134 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 | 5,449 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 | 2,380 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 | 1,633 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.

The Deedle Deedle Dees [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/artists/2010-03-06-TheDeedleDeedleDees.mp3]…

Guaranteed Irish

February 27, 2010 – 6:28 pm | 1,753 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 | 1,897 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 | 1,964 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 | 2,264 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.