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Massive Music Weekend! Feb. 20-22!

February 15, 2015

It’s that time again… WRCT presents MASSIVE MUSIC WEEKEND! Starting Friday Feb. 20 at 12 p.m., tune in for sixty hours of nonstop music featuring jamz from the artists we love. Each half-hour long block will feature a single artist, handpicked by our own station members.

Keep an eye on the Facebook page for more info, including the full schedule: https://www.facebook.com/events/768545666554458/


Pinkney Hall: February Themes

February 2, 2015

Tune into Pinkney Hall, every Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. In addition to songs from new releases and by artists with shows in Pittsburgh, our February playlists will have the following themes:

February 6 — Acoustic guitars will be the theme on the 6th.

February 13 — Four days until Mardi Gras! (How come it never falls on a Friday?) We’ll help you get in the mood by playing tunes from the Crescent City.

February 20 — Anything goes.

February 27 — We’ll be playing tracks by artists who were born in February.​

If you have any requests, please call 412-621-9728 during the show.


Tiempo Libre at the Byham Theater 2/18

January 16, 2015

Tiempo Libre

February 18, 2015 | Byham Theater

Classically trained at Cuba’s premier conservatories, the members of three-time Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre are true modern heirs to the rich musical tradition of their native Cuba. The Miami-based group is celebrated for its sophisticated performances of timba music, an irresistible, dance-inducing mix of r&b, pop, jazz, and Cuban son. Tiempo Libre has introduced Cuban music to new audiences through appearances on shows such as the Tonight Show, Live from Lincoln Center and Dancing With the Stars and concerts worldwide including performances at Tanglewood, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, The Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Hong Kong’s Kwai Tsing Theatre and Tuscan Sun Festival in Cortona, Italy. Tiempo Libre collaborated on “Para Ti” with violinist Joshua Bell for his At Home with Friends album and frequently plays with leading orchestras. The band recently released My Secret Radio on Sony Masterworks, previous albums Bach in Havana (Sony Masterworks), Arroz Con Mango (Shanachie) and Lo Que Esperabas (Shanachie) were nominated for Grammys.

Tickets and more info: http://trustarts.culturaldistrict.org/production/43196/tiempo-libre#tab=buy_tickets&performance=43216


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