It’s Giving Tuesday – Donate during our Pet Food Drive

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We give thanks on Thanksgiving, go to the mall on Black Friday and shop online on Cy ber Monday. Now, we have Giving Tuesday, a day when folks all over the world give back to their community. WTMD is partnering with Pet Depot to help animals in need: for every pledge we receive today, Pet Depot will donate a…

WTMD Live Lunch with San Fermin, Wednesday, December 2nd

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Join us for a Live Lunch Concert Broadcast with baroque indie-pop band San Fermin – Wednesday, December 2nd at 12 noon at the WTMD studios. Doors open at 11:30. The show starts at Noon and lasts an hour. The Details: 1 Olympic Place, Towson, MD 21204 Plenty of street parking or use one of the…

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The Saturday Alternative: 11-28-15


Dig into this week’s Saturday Alternative playlist! The Fitting Room album was Many Moons by former Real Estate frontman Martin Courtney. The album is out now on Domino Records. Scroll down for the SoundCloud playlist.     Lean – VHS Collection – VHS Collection EP — Stella – The New Tarot – Stella! EP Guesthouse…

Weekend on the Radio: Nov. 26th – 29th


Plan your Thanksgiving weekend with Sam and Don! There are several exciting shows happening Friday night, including Psycho Killers (the Talking Heads tribute band) with Thomas Dolby at Baltimore Soundstage, Surfer Blood at the Crown, The Wombats, Royal Teeth and Pop Etc and Rams Head Live, NRBQ at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis and…

Thanksgiving Live Lunch Marathon


We’re thankful for many things here at WTMD. For one, we have the greatest listening audience on the planet who understand the importance of great music and art here in our city. We’re also incredibly grateful to be able to regularly invite our fellow music lovers here to our studios in Towson as we welcome some of…

Downtown Upload: Sandy Pagnotti of Ronald McDonald House

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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 Previous episodes here.

Live Lunch with The Randall Bramblett Band Friday, November 20th


Join us for a Live Lunch Concert Broadcast with The Randall Bramblett Band on Friday, November 20th. Doors open at 11:30. The show starts at Noon and lasts an hour. The Details: 1 Olympic Place, Towson, MD 21204 Plenty of street parking or use one of the nearby County Garages Feel free to bring lunch…

Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips installing art at AVAM


                The American Visionary Art Museum is opening their new year-long exhibit this weekend. The Big Hope Show opens to the public Saturday and the party is Friday night. Sam Gallant had a chance to talk with one of the artists in the show, Wayne Coyne of The…

Alex chats with Chesapeake Shakespeare’s Ian Gallanar


Quick – everyone hide! Titus Andronicus is coming… This is Shakespeare’s bloodiest play and a brand new production is coming to the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s gorgeous new home in downtown Baltimore on October 23, just in time for Halloween. Here WTMD morning show host Alex Cortright speaks with CSC’s founding artistic director Ian Gallanar about…

Photos: Live Lunch with Hollis Brown

Photo by Kathleen Hill

Photos by Kathleen Hill

The Shadow – Nov. 30th

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This is not the original artist, but the artist and his band who had the biggest hit with their 1967 recording of the song. He recently starred in a GEICO commercial in which his friends learn he’s not very much fun to play cards with. The song is used in a famous dream-sequence scene in…

The Shadow – Nov. 27th

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The original band were at the forefront of the Philly soul scene in the 1970’s and had a bunch of hit singles, including one song about a locomotive and another about people you can’t trust. You might enjoy a glass of this along with your breakfast. This is an appropriate Black Friday song. The Shadow band…