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.


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.


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!


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

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Propel Montour – 3rd Grade – Original Stories

April 17, 2012 – 2:03 pm
Propel Montour 2012

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Original Stories

As part of a 6-week Creative Arts program, Propel Montour third graders wrote, illustrated and recorded original stories, while also learning about the technology used to make audio recordings.  These 45 stories …

Propel McKeesport – 4th Grade – It’s Cool to Care!

February 27, 2012 – 5:09 pm
IMG_3371 As part of a 6-week Creative Arts program focused on radio broadcasting, Propel McKeesport fourth graders identified social issues that concern them. They then researched, wrote and recorded these public service announcements tp promote organizations working to address these issues.

Propel McKeesport – 2nd Grade – Original Stories and Adaptations

February 27, 2012 – 4:57 pm
IMG_3621 These 38 original stories and adaptations were created by Propel McKeesport second graders as part of a 6-week Creative Arts program which focused on storytelling, audio technology and the power of the human voice. These recordings, which are accompanied by handmade illustrated books, are scheduled for distribution via The Saturday Light Brigade radio program, and