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WTMD’s 5 emerging stars of Baltimore’s music scene, as heard on The World Cafe

Baltimore experimental rockers Celebration are one of the city's rising stars.

Yesterday, NPR’s the World Cafe spotlighted Baltimore’s music and culture as part of the show’s “Sense of Place Series.” Host David Dye had a session with breakout stars Future Islands, and led a tour through Baltimore music past and present — with some help from the WTMD staff. One of Dye’s segments was a list…

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Grounded at Everyman Theatre

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Everyman Theater has a new play on stage through November 16th. Grounded, is written by George Brant, directed by Derek Goldman and stars Megan Anderson. Everyman founder Vinnie Lancisi stopped by WTMD and talked with Sam Gallant.

Downtown Upload: Larry Noto of the National Aquarium

Downtown Upload

The Downtown Upload Weekly Podcast, with Megan Isennock from the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore featuring information and interviews on the people and places that make life Good for Downtown . Good for Baltimore. Listen below: Downtown Upload Previous episodes here.

What’s My Lyric: Baltimore Rock Opera Society’s dramatic reading of ‘Stab My Face’

Actor Derek Vaughan Brown, a member of the Baltimore Rock Opera Society.

Because life isn’t dramatic enough, we’d like to introduce “What’s My Lyric,” a new occasional feature on Baltimore Hit Parade where Baltimore actors give dramatic readings of the lyrics to Baltimore songs. Our first guest, Derek Vaughan Brown (pictured), is a member of the Baltimore Rock Opera Society. They’re about to debut their new production,…

Downtown Upload: Max Weiss’s Baltimore Story

Downtown Upload

The Downtown Upload Weekly Podcast, with Megan Isennock from the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore featuring information and interviews on the people and places that make life Good for Downtown . Good for Baltimore. Listen below: Downtown Upload Previous episodes here.

Grounded at Everyman Theatre

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Everyman Theater has a new play on stage through November 16th. Grounded, is written by George Brant, directed by Derek Goldman and stars Megan Anderson. Everyman founder Vinnie Lancisi stopped by WTMD and talked with Sam Gallant.

Video: St. Paul & The Broken Bones Live In-Studio

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St. Paul & The Broken Bones perform “Call Me” for 89.7 WTMD’s Live Lunch on Thursday, October 16th, 2014.

Video: Ruut Live In-Studio

Come Uptown to Towson for WTMD's Live Lunch with Ruut

Ruut performs “Canyon” for 89.7 WTMD’s Live Lunch on Friday, October 10th, 2014

Relive World Cafe’s Sense of Place Baltimore

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Tell your friends! Tune in Saturday at 10am for a special encore of The World Cafe’s Sense of Place Baltimore! You’ll hear a live session from Future Islands, while WTMD’s Sam Sessa share 5 rising Baltimore talents and Morning Show host Erik Deatherage digs deep into Baltimore’s musical past for some true treasures. Learn about…

5 O’Clock Shadow- October 22nd

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It seems like everyone has done this song. The Beach Boys, Diana Krall, The Stranglers, Cyndi Lauper, AWB, Alicia Keys, Seal, Aretha Franklin, and more. The original tune is a Burt Bacharach and Hal David number, originally recorded by this artist, because she stopped and picked it up and turned it into a big hit…

5 O’Clock Shadow- October 21st

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The original artist is a band of Brits lead by an original South African rocker and named after him too. Today is his 74th birthday. The song is a big one for the group, about a Northern Native American, sort of. It was actually a Bob Dylan song and a part of his basement tapes,…