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Live & Direct: Ames Harding and the Mirage

Pittsburgh Furniture maker and songwriter Ames Harding dropped into WYEP Studios on July 20th, 2023 with his world music-influenced indie rock project Ames Harding and the Mirage to talk with Joey Spehar during WYEP’s celebration of LovePGH Music Month.

Listen to more Ames Harding and the Mirage here.


“Rain Won’t Fall”

“Until Daylight”


“Tiger Balm”


  • Ames Harding: Vocals, Guitar, & Keys
  • AJ Arnett: Percussion
  • Eli Weidman: Drums
  • Mikey Diamonds: Bass Guitar


  • Host: Joey Spehar
  • Audio Engineer: Thomas Cipollone
  • Audio Mix: Tom Hurley
  • Videographer/Editor: Nick Wright
  • Program Director: Liz Felix
  • VP, Broadcasting: Mike Sauter

Looking for more Live & Direct Sessions? You can find them here.

Joey Spehar is a Pittsburgh native who started as a volunteer D.J. at WYEP, fresh out of college in 2006. He took on any job they’d let him do like editing audio, engineering remote broadcasts, and shoveling snow.