Bruce Molsky joins Whiskey Before Breakfast Wed. 10/23

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!

Thursday: Kim Simmonds, Savoy Brown guitarist, goes to court on WRCT

On Thursday, October 24, shortly after 8:00 p.m., legendary British Blues guitarist, Kim Simmonds, leader and founder of Savoy Brown will join your rockin’ attorney, Eric Jackson Lurie, for a telephone interview on WRCT’s Court’s in Session.

Friday, November 1, Savoy Brown will be playing at Moondog’s Pub in Blawnox. Kim and the guys have been touring since 1965, but they still play high-energy, bluesy rock’n’roll!

Rolling Stone magazine has named Kim several of their top 50 all time guitarist lists. And his new album City Night is in current airplay on WRCT.

So, tune in to 88.3 FM Thursday at 8:00 p.m. to catch Kim on Court’s in Session. Of course, the show will also be streaming from this very website.

Wednesday: Celtic Legend Tommy Sands!

About 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday October 16, Mandorichard will be chatting with Tommy Sands on WRCT’s Whiskey Before Breakfast!

Tommy began touring with his brothers and sister in the 1970s and is known as an eloquent storyteller throughout all of Ireland — North and South. He works hard to provide the music of healing to all who are in conflict. (“The Music of Healing“)

He will be appearing for Calliope on Thursday, October 24 in what promises to be a stellar solo show.

So tune in to 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh or the stream at for Whiskey Before Breakfast at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday. You’ll hear an eclectic mix of folk music and a great conversation with Tommy Sands.

(Note: If you miss the Tommy Sands interview, it will be available at Mandorichard’s mixcloud page on Thursday.)

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