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 www.wrct.org: 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!


Joe Crookston on WRCT

Mandorichard was thrilled when Joe Crookston agreed to an interview before Joe’s April 7 show at Pittsburgh’s Club Cafe. You can hear their conversation shortly after 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 27 on WRCT’s Whiskey Before Breakfast — and Joe will share three of his songs, too!

Joe Crookston is a gifted songwriter, musician, singer, graphic artist, and teacher. It’s amazing how many interesting ideas he can pack into one conversation! Mando says “Folks will find this one of the most wide-ranging interviews we’ve ever had on Whiskey Before Breakfast.”

So catch the excitement on 88.3 FM, Pittsburgh, or streaming from this very website, March 27 just past 11:00 a.m.!

(If you miss the interview, it is also scheduled to be rebroadcast on WRCT on Thursday, April 4 just past 9:00 a.m. and will also be posted to Mandorichard’s Mixcloud page.)


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