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Win a Pair of VIP Passes for August’s 1st Thursdays Concert!

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Here’s your chance to rock WTMD’s First Thursdays Concert from the VIP section! Anyone that pledges between now and 11:59pm on Wednesday, August 6th will be automatically entered to win TWO VIP PASSES  for our August 7th First Thursdays Concert in Canton Waterfront Park featuring Moon Taxi, The Whigs and JD McPherson. The TWO VIP…

WTMD Presents An Evening with Wye Oak

Wye Oak

WTMD Presents an Evening with Wye Oak, an intimate live broadcast with one of Baltimore’s most innovative bands, at 8 p.m. Tuesday July 29. Touring in support of their latest Merge Records release Shriek, the duo of Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack will perform for a seated audience at the WTMD studios for an up…

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Downtown Upload: Baltimore Summer Restaurant Week

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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: Summer Restaurant Week Previous episodes here.

Weekend on the Radio 07/24 to 07/27

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This weekend, pay music forward by enjoying the 1st annual Believe in Music Festival @Oregon Ridge & see Jimmy Cliff, Thievery Corporation and Rodrigo Y Gabriella up close, check out the patriotic synchronized swimmers at Druid Hill Park (but bring a towel) and see how Sean Lennon is a combination of chip off the old…

WTMD Presents An Evening with Wye Oak

Wye Oak

WTMD Presents an Evening with Wye Oak, an intimate live broadcast with one of Baltimore’s most innovative bands, at 8 p.m. Tuesday July 29. Touring in support of their latest Merge Records release Shriek, the duo of Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack will perform for a seated audience at the WTMD studios for an up…

Weekend on the Radio 07/17-07/20

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This weekend, the f-bomb-dropping, alt-piano renaissance man Ben Folds dons his tux & tales at the Meyerhoff for a set of his songs with the BSO, get super-funky with King Buzzo at The Ottobar and put on some comfy shoes for a good walking tour of the Walters. And, oh yeah, there’s that little thing…

Sunny Side Up: Vance Joy

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Australian uke man Vance Joy stopped by WTMD just before he won the coveted Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal at the APRA Awards Down Under. And not long after that, Atlantic Records announced the name of the former Australian Rules footballer’s debut album. Dream Your Life Away comes out in early September….

Sunny Side Up: Asgeir

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Icelandic singer Asgeir has sold more copies of his debut record in his native country than first efforts by more famous fellow countrymen & women. And despite that just everybody is fluent in English, he kept it real & rooted by singing in Icelandic and to the words of his poet/father. An English translation of…

Sunny Side Up: Lucius

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Lucius brought one of the most fun and best-dressed sessions we’ve had on WTMD’s Sunny Side Up. The new-wave meets girl group alt pop band from Brooklyn features two female lead singers, Holly and Jess, who dress and sound alike. There’s uniformity in what the guys in the band wear too, but what’s not the…

Sunny Side Up: Twin Forks

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It’s kind of like starting over for Chris Carrabba. And that’s just the way the Dashboard Confessional frontman wants it! It’s very blue collar the way he’s going about fronting his new Americana harmonizing band, Twin Forks while the other is on extended hiatus. He’s reluctant to capitalize on the massive success of the open-hearted…

5 O’Clock Shadow- July 29th

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The original artist inspired many a young man to go and purchase vinyl, or even a guitar- and then make records of their own. The song today is about doing just that, and making a dime. The original artist passed away a year ago this past Saturday. The Shadow artist is an artist that worked…

5 O’Clock Shadow- July 28th

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The original artist is a group of vermin that showed up on the new wave scene in the 1970’s riding a few hits over from their native Ireland. The ballad today was a # 1 hit for them in the UK in 1979, on this very day. It was written by their singer in response…