Sunday night: A Metal Legend Appears In Court

Just past 11:00 p.m. on Sunday night April 28, British heavy metal vocalist Biff Byford of Saxon will join your Rockin’ Attorney, Eric Jackson Lurie before Saxon’s appearance next week in Pittsburgh. 

Saxon was one of the preeminent bands leading the New Wave of British Heavy Metal genre, changing the musical landscape of metal in the late 70s.  Touring in support of their world charting 25th studio album, Hell, Fire and Damnation, Saxon will be joined by British legends, Uriah Heep at the Roxian Theatre on May 1. 

Tune in to hear Biff and Eric, rap about the new album, Saxon’s upcoming concert, and the band’s legacy. This Sunday night, April 28, just past 11:00 p.m.! Only on 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, and streaming at

Vinylthon 2024!

Saturday, April 20 WRCT is joining other college and community radio stations in celebrating Vinyl records! Vinylthon!

From 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m., WRCT DJs will be combing the WRCT library and their own collections to play nothing but 33 & 45 RPM records. That’s right: live DJs spinning records for you our listeners!

Tune in to WRCT, 88.3 FM Pittsburgh for this special event, also streaming from Saturday April 20, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. — wall to wall live DJs spinning real records! Vinylthon 2024!

Joanne Shaw Taylor joins Court’s in Session

Just past 8:00 p.m. Thursday night, April 18, 2024, prior to her taking the stage at a show in New Hampshire, British blues dynamo, Joanne Shaw Taylor, will join your Rocking Attorney, Eric Jackson Lurie, to talk about her upcoming Pittsburgh appearance at the Byham Theater on May 1, 2024, and about her upcoming album, Heavy Soul

Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics discovered Joanne and her guitar-playing when she was only sixteen, and now this British blues-rock star has become one of the hottest blues acts in the world. Joanne has put out multiple top-ten charting blues albums, including her most recent album, Nobody’s Fool, which peaked at No. 1. Tune in to hear Joanne Shaw Taylor discuss her career and for Eric to play new tracks from her upcoming album! 

All this on WRCT’s Court’s In Session, Thursday April 18 just past 8:00 p.m. — with a replay scheduled just past 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 22 – only here on WRCT 88.3 FM and streaming from this very website!

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