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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YES: Blawnox-based Band the Nox Boys

July 25, 2015 – 12:23 pm | 1,348 views
From 7/25/2015: Blawnox-based Nox Boys with a preview of Teenage Takeover 3, The Shop, Bloomfield, 8/1.

YES: Urban Impact Shakes preview The Merchant of Venice

July 25, 2015 – 12:17 pm | 1,491 views
From 7/25/2015: A scene from the Urban Impact Shakes production of The Merchant of Venice with Johnny Sikma and cast members J'Quay Gibbs (18, IUP), Marlo Hall (20, Cal U), Melannie Taylor (17, Pittsburgh CAPA) and Skyla Bruno (15, Pine Richland), 8/6 to 8/9, New Hazlett Theater.

Live Music With Apres Pompeii

July 18, 2015 – 11:15 am | 17,218 views
From 7/18/2015: Live Music With Apres Pompeii.

YES: Baden Academy 5th Grade Environmentalist Erin Cheek

July 18, 2015 – 11:08 am | 5,173 views
From 7/18/2015: Baden Academy Charter School 5th grader Erin Cheek on her work to form an environmental club to provide resources for teachers to use the school grounds in their lessons.

YES: Students from the Nameless in August Summer Rock Academy

July 18, 2015 – 10:56 am | 1,352 views
From 7/18/2015: Students from the Nameless in August Summer Rock Academy, featuring Vyla Tomachesky (7, vocals, Thornburg), Sophia Kaulen (8, guitalele, Polish Hill), Henry Shaw (6, guitalele, Friendship), Oona Shaw (9, drums, Friendship), Evelyn Hertzog (9, cello, Upper St. Clair), and Estella Fritz (9, electric guitar, South Fayette).

A Story From Stas’ Ziolkowski

July 18, 2015 – 10:36 am | 1,223 views
IMG_9422 - Copy From 7/18/2015: A story from Stas' Ziolkowski in advance of the 15th Annual Three Rivers Storytelling Festival, 8/7 and 8/8, Winchester Thurston School North Campus.

Live Music with Malcolm Holcombe

July 11, 2015 – 12:06 pm | 915 views
From 7/11/2015: Legendary songwriter Malcolm Holcombe, fresh from his 7/10 Harmony in the House Concert at Bottle Brush Gallery.

YES: PCS Competition Winner, Pianist, Sora Hoppo

July 11, 2015 – 11:58 am | 3,399 views
From 7/11/2015: Pittsburgh Concert Society Young Artist Competition winner Sora Hoppo (10, Franklin Elementary School) with selections on piano.

YES: Luminari Grad Vishi Agrawal

July 11, 2015 – 11:52 am | 1,071 views
From 7/11/2015: Vishi Agrawal (14, Fox Chapel) discussing her experiences with Luminari and sharing original poetry.

Voices of Project Destiny

April 7, 2015 – 3:11 pm | 1,493 views
During the 2014- 2015 school year, SLB, in partnership with Project Destiny convened a group of middle and high school students. While learning about digital audio recording, the group also spent time discussing attributes of role models and identifying adults with a connection to the Northside to be interviewed. With support as needed, students then arranged, conducted and edited the interviews.