Win a Pair of VIP Passes to May’s First Thursdays Concert

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Here’s your chance to rock WTMD’s First Thursdays Concert from the VIP section! Become a sustaining monthly member by May 6th and you’ll be automatically entered to win TWO VIP PASSES for our May First Thursdays Concert in Canton Waterfront Park featuring Strand of Oaks, Marah and Kopecky! Your TWO VIP PASSES will entitle you…

WTMD’s 4th Annual Baltimore Band Block Party – Saturday, May 30th

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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! We have 15 bands vying for a spot to play at this year’s Block Party and for multiple prize packages including a coveted spot at one of our First Thursday…

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Weekend on the Radio April 23rd – 26th

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If you like music, all different kinds of music, then you are a fan of WTMD, and you should be super excited about this weekend in Baltimore. Find out what’s happening with WTMD’s Weekend on the Radio, made possible by Live Baltimore.  There’s a lot of music and more. The Charm City Folk and Bluegrass…

Downtown Upload: Doreen Bolger’s Baltimore Story

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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: Doreen Bolger’s Baltimore Story Previous episodes here.

Photos: WTMD Brews and Bands – April 18, 2015

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WTMD’s 1st Annual Brews and Bands

Weekend on the Radio – April 16th – 19th

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Make plans this weekend with WTMD’s Weekend on the Radio, made possible in part by Live Baltimore. Brews and Bands is gonna be a rootin’ n’ tootin’ good time with Bobby E. Lee and Rufus Roundtree. Also this weekend, Super City and Mink Hollow are at the Wind-Up Space, while AWB is at Ram’s Head…

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…

Video: Jamestown Revival Live In-Studio

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Jamestown Revival performs their song “California” (Cast Iron Soul) live at WTMD’s Live Lunch on March 4, 2015.    

Listen: Adam Lempel on Baltimore Hit Parade

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Sam Sessa’s guest is Adam Lempel on this episode from the Batlimore Hit Parade Archives. Adam is a musician and composer who performs with the bands Adam Lempel and the Heartbeats as well as Weekends and Winks.

The Shadow- April 24th

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The original artist was a Cuban band leader that had lots of Mambo hits, his fifth was the biggest. He was actually billed as King of the Mambo. He didn’t write the song today, but he made it his own with an instrumental version that became an international hit 60 years ago this Summer. The…

The Shadow- April 23rd

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It’s an “Odd Couple” Shadow today…. You’re not allowed to play this song in the Wayne’s World music shop. Denied! The shadow artist works 9 to 5 but it’s easy to relax on the weekends when you own a theme park and resort. Any more clues and it would be too easy.