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.

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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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Media Empowerment Student Summit 2015

November 13, 2015 – 5:50 pm
801 The Media Empowerment Student Summit (MESS) celebrated it's second consecutive year - giving Pittsburgh area youth the opportunity to learn, interact, and network with a variety of like-minded professionals. The event, held at Carnegie Mellon University, featured seminars and workshops from organizations like TeenBloc, Digital Corps, and GTech.

MESS: Media Empowerment Student Summit

November 8, 2014 – 12:12 pm
The Media Empowerment Student Summit held at Carnegie Mellon gave local students a chance to learn from a variety of local professionals including Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Teen Bloc, and Teens 4 Change. The pieces below are from students tried their hand at recording during the SLB audio workshop.