July 26: Mandopalooza!

On Wednesday July 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 pm, WRCT’s Mandorichard will celebrate his 70th birthday and his 14th year in radio on air! Tune in to for two hours of eclectic folk music followed by an hour of bluegrass music on Whiskey Before Breakfast and then the Black Diamond Show.

In this special edition of his shows, Mando will be joined by 16 artists and about a dozen radio or music colleagues as they all welcome him to his 70s! You’ll hear new music from Pittsburgh-area artists and from artists as far away as Michigan and North Carolina.

Catch all the excitement, starting at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday July 26 at 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, or streaming from this very website!

If you missed the original broadcast, it’s up at Mandorichard’s MixCloud page: www.mixcloud.com/mandorichard

Sunday April 23: Vinylthon!

Sunday, April 23: It’s Vinylthon! From 10:00 a.m. until about 11:00 p.m. our DJs are spinning 13 straight hours of music the old-fashioned way — from vinyl! (Well, maybe some shellac 78 rpm records, too — who knows!) Funky tunes guaranteed.

So tune in to 88.3 FM Pittsburgh for Vinylthon 2023, Sunday, April 23, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Also streaming from this very website. Tune in to catch the fun!


CMU’s annual Carnival would not be the same without the beloved tradition of Buggy.

For those who are interested to learn more about the upcoming races, WRCT will be broadcasting a special panel-style interview to discuss all things Buggy, TONIGHT (April 12) from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Experts will give in depth information on the teams competing this year and may give predictions for the winners of each division based on past performances.

Additionally, as always, WRCT will be providing LIVE coverage of the races on Friday, April 14th, and Saturday, April 15th from (approximately) 8:00 a.m. to noon for anyone who is unable to attend!

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