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Cat Stevens 65th Birthday Tribute

On the occasion of his 65th birthday week, Rosemary Welsch joins Cindy Howes to discuss the life and music of Cat Stevens. 

Tegan Quin of Tegan & Sara Guest DJ

Tegan Quin, one half of the Canadian group Tegan & Sara, played guest DJ on The Morning Mix with Cindy Howes while the band was in town opening for Fun. at Stage AE. 

Celia Cruz Tribute: Ten Years After Her Death

On the 10th anniversary of Celia Cruz's death, Morning Mix host Cindy Howes talks to Grammy Award winning producer and authority on Latin music, Aaron Luis Levinson, about the legendary Cuban Superstar.

Brody Dolyniuk from The Music Of Led Zeppelin Guest DJ

Brody Dolyniuk will be playing the part of Robert Plant when The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays The Music Of Led Zeppelin.  Brody chose 3 of his favorite Zeppelin songs for a Guest DJ spot on The Morning Mix.

Christine McVie 70th Birthday Tribute

On the occasion of Christine McVie's 70th birthday, Rosemary Welsch and Cindy Howes discuss her impressive career and share some of her best Fleetwood Mac songs on The Morning Mix.

45th Anniversary of Cream's Breakup

On July 10, 1968 the English band Cream announced they were breaking up. Joey Spehar of the Morning Mix stopped by Jerry's Records to talk with store owner, Jerry Weber.   Joey and Jerry discuss the album Disraeli Gears and the Cream's...

Interview with Buckwheat Zydeco

Before his upcoming concert at Club Cafe, Buckwheat Zydeco called in to talk with Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix.  Joey and Buck discussed the sound of Zydeco music, why he started playing the accordion, and his some of his future projects.

55th Anniversary of Johnny Cash Leaving Sun Records

On July 9, 1958, Johnny Cash announced that he was leaving the legendary Sun Records label and owner Sam Phillips for a recording contract with Columbia Records. WYEP's Roots & Ryhtm Mix host, Jesse Novak discusses Cash's time at Sun and the impact Cash's departure had on the label. 

Fitz of Fitz & The Tantrums on The Morning Mix

Michael Fitzpatrick, aka Fitz of Fitz & The Tantrums, talks to Cindy Howes about the band's new energy-infused sophmore release, More Than Just a Dream.

St. Vincent Guest DJ

Annie Clark - aka St. Vincent - joined Cindy Howes of The Morning Mix for a Guest DJ set before her show with David Byrne near Pittsburgh.


Anders Osborne on the Morning Mix

Anders Osborne calls in to talk with Cindy of the Morning Mix about his latest album Three Free Amigos, reggae, and the influence of New Orleans on his music.

Bobby "Blue" Bland Remembered

Wrett Weatherspoon, host of Big Town Blues, stops by to chat about the recent passing of Bobby "Blue" Bland with Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix.

American Originals: Eddie Vedder

American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. This time we feature the work of Eddie Vedder. 

Interview with Yeasayer

Ira Wolf Tuton - bassist for the band Yeasayer - recently spoke with Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix about the band's writing process, long tours, their latest album Fragarant World and the song "Reagan's Skeleton".

Booker T. Jones Interview

Booker T. Jones spoke with Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix about his new recordb Sound The Alarm.

Third Thursdays at WYEP: Mad Rapture

Mad Rapture perform at WYEP's local music happy hour on June 20th, 2013.

Discumentary: The Beatles "Rubber Soul"

Released in December 1965, "Rubber Soul" signified a change in approach for The Beatles.  The group wasn't making teen pop songs anymore, along with George Martin as producer, this album began to show the group's experimentation with folk-rock and other instrumentations.

Interview with Jason Isbell

In light of his upcoming concert at the WYEP Summer Music Festival on June 28, Joey Spehar of The Morning Mix spoke to Jason Isbell about his new album, his writing process, and the personal experiences that inspired both.

Interview with Billy Price

In light of tonight's performance at Club Cafe, Billy Price stops by to chat with Cindy Howes.  Cindy and Billy discuss his newest album which will also be released at the show this evening, his connection with the late James Brown, and the evolution of his style of singing and being a...

Live & Direct with Night Beds

Night Beds in the WYEP Studios on June 19, 2013.

Live & Direct with Mike Doughty

Mike Doughty in the WYEP Studios on June 18, 2013.

Warren Haynes Guest DJ

Warren Haynes was in town performing the songs of Jerry Garcia with The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.  He spoke with Joey Spehar on The Morning Mix about 3 of his favorite Garcia-penned tunes. 


Jesse Dee on the Morning Mix

Jesse Dee talks to Cindy Howes on The Morning Mix before his appearance at WYEP's Summer Music Festival: June 28, 2013. 

Texas Flood Turns 30

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble's album Texas Flood turned 30 years old this year.  Big Town Blues host Wrett Weatherspoon and Morning Mix host Joey Spehar remember this classic album.

1A I Have a Dream--Propel Homestead

The final project for the first grade in our New(s) Vision course at Propel Homestead was an audio compilation of their voices saying Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous I Have a Dream speech. 


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