You may know M. Ward from one of his many musical endeavors. He's made a name for himself as a great singer and songwriter on his own, and as part of She & Him with Zooey Deschanel. He also made up one fourth of the great folk-rock supergroup Monsters of Folk alongside Conor Oberst, Mike [...]
“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.” WTMD morning man Alex Cortright discusses Shakespeare’s infamous “Scottish play” with CSC’s managing director (and Lady Macbeth herself), Lesley Malin. Learn more and get your tickets at: www.chesapeakeshakespeare.com […]
The May Day Fairie Festival on Spoutwood Farm, just outside of Glen Rock PA, is one of the oldest and largest Fairie Festivals in the world. Celebrating and reconnecting with nature and the lore of fairies, sprites, pixies, and other woodland creatures for 25 years. Local Green Man and founder of the festival, Rob Wood, [...]
Charles Dickens' heart-warming holiday story of redemption comes to life with a unique Baltimore twist. Here WTMD morning host Alex Cortright chats with the real life father-son duo, Patrick and Hal Kilpatrick, who play Bob Cratchit and his son, Tiny Tim. https://soundcloud.com/wtmd/chesapeake-shakespeare-companys-a-christmas-carol
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 [...]
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 [...]
15 years after "The Thong Song" peaked on the Billboard charts, R&B singer Sisqo shares the stories behind his most notorious single (Handout image, graphic by Jason George) A devilish grin flashes across the face of R&B singer Sisqo when he thinks about the first time he laid eyes on the [...]
To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the summer of "The Thong Song," we asked 7 Baltimore musicians to re-imagine Sisqo's ode to the skimpiest of underwear. We couldn't be more excited with the results. TT the Artist teamed up with producer Schwarz for the banger "2 Much Junk In My Trunk." Experimental groups [...]
WTMD's 1st Annual Brews and Bands
WTMD and Wells Discount Liquors present the 1st annual Brews & Bands. Tickets at Missiontix.com and at the door.
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.
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 [...]
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. https://soundcloud.com/wtmd/adam-lempel-baltimore-hit-parade
Black Lung has the goal to be the loudest band in town, their new record is very heavy. See what Sam Sessa has to say about them on this episode from the Baltimore Hit Parade Archives. https://soundcloud.com/wtmd/black-lung-baltimore-hit-prade
Sam Sessa hosts living legends on this episode from the Baltimore Hit Parade Archives. Check out the thriving music scene, plus Celebration performs live in our studio. https://soundcloud.com/wtmd/celebration-baltimore-hit-parade
David Neil Adams is the man behind Ceramic Tones, who makes music by beating his knuckles on ceramic plates and does spoken word as well. Check out this interesting interview, hosted by Sam Sessa, from the Baltimore Hit Parade Archives. https://soundcloud.com/wtmd/ceramic-tones-baltimore-hit-parade