Downtown Upload: Amy Langrehr of Charm City Cook

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.

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The Shadow- July 30th


The original artist recorded this song on this day 60 years ago at Sun Studios in Memphis. This became one of his signature songs and he even performed and recorded it live at the namesake correctional institution in California in 1968. The Shadow artist recorded this one in 1967 but it was “lost” for a…

Weekend on the Radio: July 30th – August 2nd


It’s a wet and wonderful weekend in Baltimore with Fluid Movement’s new water ballet called Goldblum in it’s final weekend. Plus there’s the Imporv Festival and Baltimore’s birthday. Also, there’s lots of music this weekend- including: Legends of Etc at Live Lunch, Cara Kelly at BWI Live, Tedeschi Trucks at Pier 6, Delbert McClinton, and…

The Shadow- July 29th


The original artist is a devolved new-wave band out of Akron, OH. They wrote this one for their 1980 album Freedom of Choice. The new show at the American Visionary Art Museum is still a couple of months away, but The Shadow is already excited about this artist coming to town to participate. He fronts…

Notice of Meeting of the Board of Directors of Towson University Public Media

TUPM Board Meeting – Closed Session Thursday, July 30th at 7pm A closed emergency meeting of the board has been called to discuss a personnel matter. Tweet

The Shadow- July 28th


The 5 o’Clock Shadow is ultimate encore, everyday on WTMD. Pledge your support now and join the club at or by phone at 410-704-8970. Thank you for making the music happen. Today, the original artist was a colorful prog-rock band from England and they close the first side of their 1973 release that I…

The Shadow- July 27th


The original artist is in The Shins, and he plays bass for the Black Keys, and is also in this new spin-off called The Arcs. He also makes music on his own and for others. He’s really fast. This song is from his 2009 release The Atlantic Ocean and it’s about a fortuitous women. The…

The Shadow- July 24th


The original artist was the long-time girlfriend of Marc Bolan and was driving the car in the crash that killed him in 1977. She was just a teenager when she had her first taste of success with this 1964 song about a relationship that has turned. Sometimes people think the song today is an original…

The Shadow- July 23rd


The original artist is an original swamp rocker and he turns 71 today. This song today about a girl and he unique southern cuisine, might be his best known tune and biggest hit; with the exception of “Steamy Windows”, which he wrote for Tina Turner. The Shadow artist was known as The King. Need I…

Weekend on the Radio: July 23rd – 26th


Wave your flag Baltimore. There’s a lot to be proud about.  We’ve all got Pride this weekend; plus birthday parties, festivals, clinics, meals, and concerts. Find out more by listening to Sam Gallant and Don Rogers below, or click here for details. You can submit your own event here too. Also, check out Live Baltimore,…

The Shadow- July 22nd


The original artist was an early R&B duo that had this 1956 hit: about allowing the pleasurable moments to keep progressing. The song has been Shadowed by the likes of Sonny & Cher, Delbert McClinton, Barbra Streisand, Conway Twitty, and The Animals among others. One half of the duo went on to have an early…

The Shadow- July 21st


The original artist found the location with this song, and kept the naivety in the melodic parts at the same time. The Shadow artist is a combo of Sam Beam and a horse from Band of Horses. It’s a new collaborative album and this is the opening track and the title track in a way,…

The Shadow- July 20th


The original artist is actually the original artist. Most people probably think the song today is an original by the Shadow artist; but alas, it’s from this English group’s second album, a compilation of singles and other material, released in the US in 1969. This album is called English Rose, the UK version is called…

Announcing ‘Believe in Baltimore,’ helping kids make sense and music out of the Baltimore riots

From left: Believe in Music students Caprice Martin, Taniyah Kutcherman, Yamaudi Pinder and Amira Winchester. Photo by J.M. Giordano.

WTMD parters with Believe in Music at the Living Classrooms Foundation to give at-risk students a chance to tell their stories. Members of Future Islands, Lower Dens, Celebration, the Bridge and others join in. >>Download the song for free here.<< Several Baltimore middle school students in Living Classrooms’ Believe in Music Program have come together…

City Cafe


For twenty years, City Cafe has been a city-wide favorite. Locally owned and operated, City Cafe is conveniently located in the heart of Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. Whether you are joining us for a weekend brunch or pre-concert meal in our restaurant, an espresso drink in our newly renovated cafe, a party with your…

The Shadow- July 17th


The original band was a quartet from England. Your mother should know they sold quite a few records on Penny Lane. Don’t let me down, guess the artist! The shadow band is still going after 48 years. They aren’t in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, but they should be, as they were influential…