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Author Archives: Erik

Weekend on the Radio 1023 to 1026

Lantern Parade

This weekend, catch the pre-Halloween magic that is the Great Halloween Lantern Parade in Patterson Park, pig out at the Bacon Wars at Mothers in Federal Hill, catch Brat Pack cabaret singer Molly Ringwald at the Gordon Center and strip your rainbow-colored scarves at the Dr. Who Burlesque Show at the State Theater in Virginia….

Relive World Cafe’s Sense of Place Baltimore

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Tell your friends! Tune in Saturday at 10am for a special encore of The World Cafe’s Sense of Place Baltimore! You’ll hear a live session from Future Islands, while WTMD’s Sam Sessa share 5 rising Baltimore talents and Morning Show host Erik Deatherage digs deep into Baltimore’s musical past for some true treasures. Learn about…

Weekend on the Radio 10/09-10/12

Super City

This weekend, head to wild and wonderful West Virginia for some camping and Americana music at the Sleepy Creek Acoustic HarFest, check out some fine art at Towson University, get hippy with it at the Hula Hoop Fest, and fresh off their World Cafe debut, check out Super City at The Ottobar. For more on…

Weekend on the Radio 10/02 to 10/05

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This week, check out eureka moments from scientists, rock stars, founding fathers, saint, dreamers and inventors at AVAM’s 20th exhibit: the Visionary Experience: St. Francis to Finster, say “aw SHUCKS” at the National Aquarium’s oyster recovery part, rock out to old Pennsylvania folklore at the Metro Gallery with Marah (featuring 11-year-old fiddle protege, Gus), and…

Weekend on the Radio 09/11 to 09/14

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This weekend, catch tall ships, Melissa Etheridge, John Lithgow, the Vice Prez & Pres at the 200th Star Spangled Celebration at Fort McHenry and all over the Inner Harbor, if you’re not stuck in traffic. If you’re one of the lucky ones with tickets, get ready to move your feet Saturday night to the now-sold-out…

Albert Brown: Man on Fire

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On this morning’s Total Recall, Bob the Paper Guy takes a look at a theatrical performer some might call a one-hit-wonder, but isn’t: Arthur Brown. Ask any flamboyant, made-up mega musician (Kiss, Peter Gabriel) and they’ll tell you that the British rocker and leader of the Crazy World of Arthur Brown had a profound influence…

Weekend on the Radio 08/28 to 08/31

State Fair

It’s a weekend of festivals and fairs, as the unofficial end of summer begins in Timonium at the Maryland State Fair, and at the Hersheypark Blowout, you can see Trombone Shorty, Jimmy Buffett and many more. In Hampden, play an ironic and hip version of bingo at The Golden West Cafe, and see your thespian…

Weekend on the Radio 08/21 to 08/24

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This weekend, head to Calvert County to see Leon Russell, Irma Thomas and more at the Southern Maryland Blues Festival, see one of rock’s greatest scribes Jackson Browne live and up close at The Hippodrome, caw or sing “Hail to…” at M&T as the Ravens and Redskins give us a preseason Battle of the Beltways…

Weekend on the Radio 08/14-08/17

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This weekend, carpool cooly to Cockeysville for a Hot August that you won’t soon forget (Nickel Creek, Old Crow, Dr. Dog, Bosley) take a macabre, latern-lit tour of the USS Constellation and let your freak flag fly at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not for a side-show, Shindig preview For more on these events, listen below….

Beatles Giveth & Taketh Away

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A gift from John Lennon to Del Shannon proved to be good transatlantic strategy for the Fab Four, but not so much for the recipient. On this week’s Total Recall, Bob the Paper Guy explores how the “Runaway” singer became a sort-of pathfinder for the mop-topped lads, as he first got the Beatles onto American…

Weekend on the Radio 0807 to 0810

Moon Taxi

This week, enjoy perfect weather and free music at the Canton Waterfront Park with Moon Taxi, The Whigs, JD McPherson & WTMD, watch Warren Haynes channel Jerry Garcia with the BSO at Pier Six, gawk at yet another eye-popping convention as Otakon gets animated at the Convention Center, and catch the TMD volunteer who helps…

Warren Haynes Plays Dead w. BSO

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This Friday at Pier Six Pavilion, Warren Haynes joins the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for a Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration. The Gov’t Mule frontman and Allman Brothers guitarist channels Jerry by plugging in his 70’s era guitar The Wolf & using a choice pedal and nailing the tone and wah-wah sound of those riffs and solos….

Weekend on the Radio 07/31 to 08/03

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This week, gawk at the overgrown dudes & others who love My Little Pony at Bronycon, see cello legend Yo Yo Ma at Wolf Trap, catch a full week of improv comedy shows and learn to become a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants comic at the Theater Project downtown, watch 80’s Cold War caper War Games on AVAM’s wall…

Ice Cream Truck Saves Music Fest

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On today’s Total Recall, Bob the Paper Guy tells the tale of an ill-fated rock festival that treated fans to the sounds of silence. That is until one of Woodstock’s notable performer’s stepped up and used an unlikely power source to somewhat save the day. Hear the cool story below. €¿G Tweet

Sunny Side Up: Margaret Valentine

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Upstate New York country crossover singer/songwriter Margaret Valentine possesses an ache in her voice that recalls Rosanne Cash. Add string arrangements to her honest songs, and you’ll notice a kind-of mournful quality to her music. But there’s plenty of light too, and she lets it shine during her Sunny Side Up session. Oh, and she’s…

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…