Tickets and Lineup for our 4th Annual Baltimore Band Block Party

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WTMD is all about supporting Baltimore bands and you can too while supporting your favorite station. It’s our 4th Annual Baltimore Band Block Party! Ten bands are playing and competing for multiple prize packages including a coveted spot at one of our First Thursday concerts this summer! These Baltimore bands and musicians are also raising…

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Weekend on the Radio- May 28th – 31st


This is a very busy weekend if you are a fan of Baltimore and Music, or if you work at WTMD. We’ve got our Baltimore Band Block Party on Saturday, with ten bands and eight full hours of music. There’s also a Live Lunch at WTMD and WTMD will be at the airport for BWI…

Weekend on the Radio- May 21st – 25th


It’s Memorial Day Weekend! If you’re heading out of town, sweet, have fun. But if you’re staying in town, Don and Sam have some ideas of what to do. There’ Death Fest downtown all weekend. There’s also a Live Lunch at WTMD with Kaleo, a Parliament spun off funk band at the Ottobar, and World…

Downtown Upload: Sascha Wolhandler of Sascha’s 527 Cafe and Catering

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.

Meet Janet Jeffers, the photographer behind “Thaw” at WTMD

Laundry dries out in Cuba in this photo by Janet Jeffers.

After spending years working in radio and as a graphic designer, Janet Jeffers recently became a full time photographer. Janet works out of a studio in the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, and her work has been featured on book and magazine covers, in film and video and in permanent installations for the University of Maryland…

Photos: The Lone Bellow Live In-Studio March 31, 2015

The Lone Bellow Live at WTMD on March 31, 2015. Photos courtesy of Jordan August.

WTMD welcomed The Lone Bellow for an intimate members-only show and broadcast on March 31. They blew away the sold out crowd with their gorgeous harmonies and personable stories. Photos courtesy of Jordan August.

Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner opens up about her songwriting process for new solo album

Baltimore singer and songwriter Jenn Wasner is working on a new full-length solo album under the name Flock of Dimes. (Photo by Mickey Freeland)

With Wye Oak on hiatus from touring, Jenn Wasner has been working on songs for her first full-length album for her solo project, Flock of Dimes. This month she’s on the road opening for Sylvan Esso, testing eight of her new tracks in front of live audiences. When she gets back, Wasner plans to work…

The Shadow- May 28th


The original artist recorded this one back in 1957 at KWKH in Shreveport LA. It was a latter rockabilly hit and it definitely captured the Louisiana bayou feel. It also has a catchy cute name, like the title girl. Many bands have recorded versions of this song, but the Shadow artist today was a group…

The Shadow- May 27th


This song about a professional warrior of centuries ago became a hit single twice for the original band from England, the second time was a live recording with an orchestra in Canada. The shadow band is based in L.A. and one of the band-leading sisters sings part of the song in another language, very appropriate…