Ricky Warwick in Court on Jan. 28

Ricky Warwick, lead vocalist with both Thin Lizzy and the Black Star Riders, is joining Eric Jackson Lurie on WRCT’s Court’s in Session on Thursday, January 28. Ricky and Eric will talk about Ricky’s upcoming solo album, When Life Was Hard and Fast.

But that’s not all! During the conversation, you’ll hear a world premiere of the title track “When Life Was Hard and Fast.”

Catch all the excitement Thursday, January 28 starting at 8:00 p.m. on 88.3 FM Pittsburgh, or streaming from this very website.


Happy Holidays from WRCT!

As Pittsburgh experiences its snowiest Christmas Day in decades, everyone at WRCT wishes all our listeners Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

We continue to air the invigorating and unusual radio you’ve come to expect from Pittsburgh’s free form radio station! Many of your favorite shows from the fall are continuing this holiday season and on into January. We will have a new and revised schedule in February 2021.

So, everyone stay safe and healthy — and keep your radio locked to 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, or stream our programming from this very website.


WRCT Annual Hank Williams tribute: 2pm on January 1

On Friday January 1, at 2:00 p.m., Pittsburgh guitarist and fiddler Art Lindsay will join Mandorichard (host of WRCT’s Wednesday folk show Whiskey Before Breakfast) for WRCT’s annual Hank Williams tribute show.

Mandorichard tells us that, “In the wee hours of the morning on January 1, 1953, Hank Williams died in the back of an automobile from way too much whiskey, “vitamins,” and drugs consumed before, during, and after breakfast for way too many years. A sad end to the career of one of the most influential 20th century American musicians.”

During the show, Art and Mandorichard will present some of the thousands of recordings Hank made in a national career that spanned just six years.

So turn down the sound on the football game or whatever holiday tripe is on the tube, and tune in to WRCT’s annual Hank Williams tribute, Friday, January 1, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., only on 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, or streaming from this very website


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