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Ernie Hawkins

November 27, 2010 – 1:05 pm | 2,023 views
2010-11-27-SatShowPics 007 Legendary blues guitarist Ernie Hawkins joins us live in our studios.

David Bernabo

November 20, 2010 – 5:55 pm | 1,561 views
2010-11-20-SatShowPics 004 This week we're joined by the talented David Bernabo. David's music mixes experimentation with jazz and pop, and we're pleased to welcome him live in our studios.

Anne Feeney Live!

November 13, 2010 – 4:21 pm | 2,257 views
anne Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Anne Feeney is the granddaughter of an intrepid mineworkers' organizer, who also used music to carry the message of solidarity to working people. After two decades of community activism and regional performances at rallies, Anne took her message on the road. Since 1991 Anne has traveled to the frontlines in 42 states, as well as Canada, Mexico, Denmark, Ireland and Sweden. Join us as she performs live in our studios.

Cherylann Hawk

November 6, 2010 – 2:22 pm | 2,764 views
cherylannhawk Cherylann Hawk's delightfully expressive performances have been charming audiences for over a decade. This week she joins us, along with three charming young singers, live in our studios.

City Dwelling Nature Seekers

October 30, 2010 – 10:32 am | 2,223 views
2010-10-30-Sat Show Pics 007 We're pleased to welcome this wonderful band whose Americana sound is sure to please fans of roots-rock and folk music, live in our studios.


October 23, 2010 – 10:24 am | 2,336 views
2010-10-23-SatShowPics 003 We're pleased to welcome the very gifted singer-songwriter Emay, live in our studios.

Midge Crickett

October 16, 2010 – 1:56 pm | 2,333 views
2010-10-16-SatShowPics 004 It is our pleasure to host the very talented songwriter and performer Midge Crickett, live in our studios. Midge will perform her clever, catchy songs while accompanying herself of cello and ukulele.


October 7, 2010 – 3:18 pm | 1,662 views

Living in a River City

An Audio Project by Riverlife and The Saturday Light Brigade Our three rivers are the very reason why Pittsburgh exists today. The confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers made this location extremely desirable for trading, transportation, industry and defense. But what do the rivers mean to today’s modern Pittsburghers?

Sean O’Donnell

October 2, 2010 – 4:28 pm | 2,528 views
2010-10-02-SatShowPics 004 This week we're pleased to welcome local musician Sean O'Donnell. Sean's musical background runs deep; he first began playing bagpipes at age seven. Sean is now an accomplished singer-songwriter and guitarist and joins us live in our studios.

Candelvia Trio

September 25, 2010 – 10:12 am | 2,671 views
Candelvia We're quite pleased to welcome The Candelvia Trio, whose specialize in traditional Venezuelan folk music.