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Wednesday: Live fiddle and banjo on WRCT

November 19, 2019

On Wednesday, November 20, Mark Tamsula and Richard Withers will stop by WRCT’s Whiskey Before Breakfast at about noon to play some of the tunes from their brand new release, Rural Valley Melodies: Old Time Music of SW Pennsylvania, on the air!

Listeners loved the great tunes and interesting conversation they heard the last time Mark and Richard came in to play live.

So tune in to 88.3 FM Pittsburgh at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday for Whiskey Before Breakfast, then hear Mark’s fiddle and Richard’s banjo and some great traditional music from southwestern PA at noon.

As always, the program will also be streaming from this very website.


Molly Hatchet leader in court tonight on WRCT!

November 14, 2019

Tonight, Bobby Ingram, band leader and lead guitarist for legendary southern rock band Molly Hatchet will appear with Eric Jackson Lurie on WRCT’s Court’s in Session, some time after 8:00 p.m.

During the show, you’ll hear the WRCT debut of the band’s new single “Whiskey Man” from their soon to be released triple LP Battleground. Molly Hatchet will be in Pittsburgh at Jergel’s Rhythm Grill on November 20.

Tune in to 88.3 FM tonight for Court’s In Session 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. tonight — or stream the action from this very website.


Bruce Molsky joins Whiskey Before Breakfast Wed. 10/23

October 22, 2019

Shortly after noon on Wednesday, October 23, old-time fiddle master Bruce Molsky will chat with listeners on WRCT’s Whiskey Before Breakfast.

Bruce is bringing Molsky’s Mountain Drifters to Pittsburgh for Calliope House on Sunday, November 3, at 5:00 p.m.

Bruce is a gifted fiddler, banjoist, and guitarist who embraces Appalachian and other traditional music while also embracing a wide range of other musical styles. As Mark Knopfler put it, “Bruce Molsky is one of those great players who ‘gets it’: has all the links to the past but is happy not to be chained to it.”

Check out Whiskey Before Breakfast this and every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m to about 1:15 p.m. on 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, and streaming from this very website. And hear what Bruce Molsky has to say just after noon this Wednesday!


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