Spring 2024 Schedule

January 28, 2024 // News

Our Spring 2024 Schedule goes live on Monday, January 29! Click on the SCHEDULE link in our website’s header to see the Spring 2024 schedule.

WRCT’s student and community volunteers always provide you with the intelligent, energetic, and diverse programming you’ve come to associate with WRCT. Some of your favorite shows may have moved to new time slots; and lots of new shows are on the schedule. Tune in to WRCT to discover some new favorite shows!

Whether they’re live in the studios or broadcasting from their home studios, WRCT student and community volunteers produce Pittsburgh’s best variety of music and public affairs programming — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, or streaming from this very website!

40th Anniversary of the Imprints Xmas Show on WRCT

December 11, 2023 // In-Studio, News

On December 18, 1983 — 40 years ago — Pittsburgh’s The Imprints performed a live Christmas show for WRCT’s listeners.

The show featured unconventional arrangements of classic Christmas songs. A whole lot of fun!

On December 18, 2023, WRCT is re-airing this broadcast at 3:00 p.m. Catch the show at wrct.org, 88.3 FM Pittsburgh –or if you miss it, you can follow this link:
 The Imprints: 1983 Xmas show

Folk DJ Ken Batista Joins WRCT

November 14, 2023 // News

Internationally known folk music host Ken Batista will be joining WRCT, 88.3 FM Pittsburgh, beginning on Sunday November 19. His new show, All Things Folk, will feature the contemporary and classic folk music that he has shared with listeners in Western Pennsylvania  for over 30 years.

All Things Folk will air Sundays from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on WRCT, 88.3 FM Pittsburgh, and stream from www.wrct.org.

“Ken Batista has been an integral part of Pittsburgh’s folk music scene for decades, said Lisa Alexander, marketing director for Pittsburgh’s Calliope House. “Ken’s relationships in the folk community extend well beyond our city.”

“In his decades as a volunteer radio host, Ken Batista has played the best of traditional and contemporary folk music for Western Pennsylvania radio listeners, enriching our Sundays with songs and singers we’d never known before,” added guitarist Phil Smith – a Calliope board member. “As he joins WRCT, we should all rejoice that we’ll again learn from this master curator of recorded music.”

You can catch Ken’s new show, All Things Folk, Sundays at 2pm on WRCT, 88.3 FM Pittsburgh or streaming from this very website!

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