Massive Music Weekend! Feb. 23-25

February 19, 2024 // News

Coming to a radio or web stream near you, the 2024 edition of WRCT’s Massive Music Weekend!

We are preparing 60 hours of non-stop music from our favorite artists, starting at Noon on Friday, February 23, 2024 and continuing all weekend long!

Every half-hour we’ll feature a different artist, handpicked for your listening pleasure by our own station members. It’s a massively diverse set of artists this year. You’ll hear some of your favorite artists, some you’ve forgotten about, and some whose music is brand new to you! And this year, some live music, too!

You don’t want to miss the fun this weekend on WRCT, 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, or streaming from this very website!


RADIO WORLD PREMIER: 50 YEARS OF THOR!

February 4, 2024 // Interviews, News

Tune in to WRCT Thursday, February 8 shortly after 8:00 p.m. when the Godfather of Muscle Rock Jon Mikl Thor and lead guitarist Kevin Stuart Swain join your Rockin’ Attorney, Eric Jackson Lurie on Court’s in Session.

2024 marks the 50th year of Thor‘s career: from world class body builder, to creator of Top Ten metal hits, to a career acting in cult classic movies!

Jon Mikl Thor has a worldwide following because he started the “muscle rock” genre. Classic Rock Magazine has placed him in its Top 100 Frontmen. Thor’s stage act has included bending steel with his teeth; blowing up hot water bottles and entertaining audiences with his melodic hard rock songs.

Citing Pittsburgh as the home of the “Thor Korr,” his new album Ride of the Iron Horse is scheduled
to be released March 15th on Cleopatra Records. Because of the connection with his fans in the ‘Burgh, Thor and WRCT are both proud that the album’s title track will make its radio world premiere on Court’s in Session!!

Catch the excitement, Thursday, February 8 shortly after 8:00 p.m. on WRCT’s Court’s in Session and streaming from this very website! (A replay is scheduled Sunday, February 11, 11:00 p.m.)


5X Grammy Nominated Kenny Wayne Shepherd to appear in Court!

January 31, 2024 // News

On Thursday, February 1 shortly after 8:00 p.m., tune in to Court’s in Session, when rock ‘n’ roll/blues guitar god, Kenny Wayne Shepherd joins Eric Jackson Lurie to talk about his new album Dirt on My Diamonds, Vol. 1 and his upcoming Palace Theater performance on Sunday, March 10, 2024.

He started in the music industry as a child prodigy at the age of 13 and has opened for everyone from Aerosmith to the Rolling Stones to Van Halen. Over his career, Kenny Wayne Shepherd has amassed five Grammy Nominations, placed seven songs into the Billboard Top 10, and holds the record for the longest running album on the Billboard Blues charts: Trouble Is.

Don’t miss this interview and Eric’s debut of new music from Kenny’s new release. Thursday February 1, at 8:00 p.m. with an encore replay Sunday, February 4 at 11:00 p.m. Only here at WRCT 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, and streaming online at wrct.org.


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