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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Interview: Friends of the Riverfront Litter League 2024, Greg Manley

January 27, 2024 – 8:20 am
litter-league-original From 01/27/2024: Greg Manley on Friends of the Riverfront Litter League 2024, a 6-week competition for the best litter collecting teams in Allegheny County.

Interview: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Academy, Steven Jones

January 27, 2024 – 7:50 am
upmc-hillman From 01/27/2024 Steven Jones with details on UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Academy, a summer research and academic development program for high school students interested in STEM, biomedicine, and research careers.

Interview: Andrew Carnegie Free Library Cooking Class, Samantha Varela

January 27, 2024 – 7:20 am
CarnegieCarnegie-building-square From 01/27/2024: Samantha Varela discussing a kids' cooking class at Andrew Carnegie Free Library, hosted on 1/31 and 2/7 at 4 pm.

Interview: Refugium Art Exhibit, James Brown

January 20, 2024 – 8:20 am
brian-cohen-refugium From 01/20/2024: James Brown on the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy art exhibit Refugium opening 1/25 (6 pm) at Frick Environmental Center.

Interview: Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Wayne Brinda

January 13, 2024 – 8:20 am
rosa_parks2 From 01/13/2024: Wayne Brinda discussing the Prime Stage Sprouts production Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, New Hazlett Theater 1/19 to 1/28, Northside.

Interview: January Ice Jam, Amy George

January 13, 2024 – 7:50 am
BRFLogo From 01/13/2024: Amy George with information on the Bluegrass Relief Fund January Ice Jam, 1/19 to 1/20, Beaver Falls.

Interview: Music & Memories, Connie Portis

January 6, 2024 – 8:20 am
Park_Place_AME4 From 01/06/2024: Connie Portis on Music & Memories, an event honoring the contributions of Homestead music trailblazers curated by the Battle of Homestead Foundation and Park Place AME Church, 1/13 (10 am), Homestead.

Interview: Camerata 33, Camilo Jauregui

December 23, 2023 – 8:20 am
Camerata-33-logo From 12/23/2023: Camilo Jauregui from Latin-American chamber orchestra Camerata 33 on the Sounds for the Season show at Carnegie Museum of Art 12/23 (2 pm), Oakland.

In-Studio Pop Up: Slim Forsythe

December 16, 2023 – 8:35 am
IMG_6268 From 12/16/2023: Slim Forsythe in advance of his Surfin' Christmas show benefiting North Hills Community Outreach, 12/16 (12 pm), Spirit Lodge, Lawrenceville.

Interview: Off the Floor Furniture Bank, Stephen Crary

December 16, 2023 – 8:20 am
OffTheFloorLogo-2023-FINAL-FullColor From 12/16/2023: Stephen Crary from Off the Floor, a furniture bank providing beds, kitchen tables, couches and other items to people in need.