PGH Folk bands featured on WBB June 15 & 22

On WRCT’s Whiskey Before Breakfast, we’re going to have features on two outstanding bands from the Pittsburgh folk music community.


  • Shortly after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, fiddler Mark Tamsula, banjoist Richard Withers, and guitarist Dave Krysty will be playing some tunes from their new album Neighbors in the Cloud Land and talking about traditional music in SW Pennsylvania and Sam Bayard’s collections of traditional SW Pennsylvania tunes (1920s – 1960s). Lively music and conversation! Recorded on a front porch — just like this music was meant to be played! (Encore broadcast: 9:00 a.m. Thursday June 23)
  • Shortly after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, members of The Early Mays will join us to talk about their forthcoming EP Prettiest Blue and their June 25 concert at UU SongSpace celebrating the release of the new EP! Ellen Gozion and Emily Pinkerton are known for their love of traditional songs, ballads, and harmony. Add Cello Fury‘s Nicole Meyers and you’ve got a really fresh take on this traditional music. (Encore broadcast: 9:00 a.m. Thursday June 30)


Catch the excitement on Pittsburgh’s most eclectic folk radio show, WRCT’s Whiskey Before Breakfast, Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. on 88.3 FM and streaming from this very website!


Southern Rock Legend Henry Paul comes to Court!

Thursday, June 2, Henry Paul of the iconic Southern Rock band The Outlaws and country act BlackHawk joins your Rockin’ Attorney, Eric Jackson Lurie on WRCT’s Court’s in Session. Henry will discuss the upcoming release of the new BlackHawk album Blue Highway as well as talk about the return of The Outlaws to Pittsburgh on June 8th at Jergel’s.

Talking about his classic hits like “Green Grass and High Tides Forever,” “There Goes Another Love Song,” “Ghost Riders in the Sky” and his eclectic musical history, Henry Paul’s story and conversation will make radio you won’t want to miss. Thursday, June 2 at 8:00 pm only on 88.3 FM Pittsburgh and streaming from t!his very website!


WRCT Summer 2022 Schedule

WRCT’s Summer 2022 schedule is now live!

It is summer session at Carnegie Mellon University, but WRCT student and community volunteers are keeping the intelligent, energetic, and diverse programming you’ve come to associate with WRCT on the air all summer long!

Click on the SCHEDULE link in our website’s header to see our Summer 2022 schedule. Whether they’re live in the studios or broadcasting from their home studios, WRCT student and community volunteers will keep Pittsburgh’s best variety of music and public affairs programming on the air 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, or streaming from this very website!


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