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Weekend on the Radio- March 5-8th

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Let’s go out this weekend, there is a lot to choose from, or you can do it all. Super Art Fight is back at the Ottobar. Purim is happening in Highlandtown. Drag Wars are flaring up in Mt. Vernon. Chicago is at the Hippodrome. Plus art openings, pie tastings, concerts, and more.

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Letitia VanSant’s Record Release Party

Letitia Van Zant

Letitia VanSant visits ‘TMD to share her new album, Parts And Labor, play a new song called ‘Bootstraps,’ and to chat with morning show host Alex Cortright about her record release party at the Baltimore Creative Alliance on Friday, February 27, 2015.

Weekend on the Radio- 2/27/15


Time to break that cabin fever and get out on the town Baltimore! There are lots of great options for you to choose from this weekend. BWI Live and WTMD are back again with Brooks Long and the Mad Dog No Good. Oh yeah- and your kid has work hanging in The Walters Art Museum….

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s The Importance of Being Earnest


The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Managing Director, Lesley Malin, joins Alex Cortright, WTMD’s morning host, to share details about the new production of Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy of errors, The Importance of Being Earnest.

3 Baltimore musicians to watch in 2015

Singer and songwriter Jana Hunter, of Lower Dens. [Frank Hamilton photo]

Last year, it was all Future Islands. And while it’s unlikely another Baltimore band will match Future Islands’ meteoric rise to indie stardom, here are three artists who could break out in 2015. Lower Dens Why isn’t Lower Dens more popular? Critics love this indie rock quartet led by singer/songwriter Jana Hunter. Pitchfork gave their…

Weekend on the Radio- 2/20/15


There are great events in and around Baltimore this weekend. The American Craft Council show is at the convention center, and the British are invading- again, at Rams Head On Stage. Creative Alliance is also hosting an open house ON SATURDAY NIGHT, and Miss Maryland is being “tiara’d”. Things are also getting hot at the…

Weekend on the Radio- <3


Lots of love this weekend in Baltimore.  Valentines options and otherwise on Weekend on the Radio. Highlights include tango lessons and dancing at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, and Uncle Vanya at the new Chesapeake Shakespeare Company theater. Also, Psycho Killers burn down the 8 x 10, Richard Marx lights up Maryland Live.  Single Carrot has Poe…

Weekend on the Radio- Feb. 7th and 8th-


The weekend has begun. What are you up to? Check out weekend on the radio to help you make plans. There’s Bluegrass, Bob Birthday, Balls, Ballet, and more B’s. Listen below and click the link for more information about the events. Weekend 2-5-15  

BWI and WTMD Partner to bring Washington and Baltimore Bands to the Airport!


WTMD has partnered with BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to bring Baltimore and DC artists even more exposure to people from around the country and around the world. Each Friday you can see a band from the Baltimore-Washington region play live in the airport by baggage belt number five from 7 to 10 pm! The Herd…

Weekend On The Radio- Jan. 29th


Ahh. The weekend. It starts- Now.  WTMD is partnering with BWI Airport for a monthly concert series. The 2015 season kicks off Friday night with The Herd of Main Street, at baggage claim carousel No. 5. Plus, The Smithereens are at Rams Head On Stage, and steam-punk-rockers take over the Ottobar. Also, David London gets…

Weekend on the Radio – Jan. 22nd


Weekend on the Radio is back! Just in time too. It’s a great weekend in Baltimore with The Holmes Brothers rocking with Brooks Long at the Creative Alliance. Also, the Baltimore Blast try to stay undefeated, Greasy Hands are at The Swallow, and freaks and weirdos are taking over DC. Listen to the run down…

WTMD to debut new Panda Bear track as part of worldwide live radio broadcast

WTMD will debut a song from the new Panda Bear album on Tuesday Jan. 6. (Press photo by Fernanda Pereira)

WTMD is thrilled to announce the radio premiere of “Acid Wash,” a new track from the forthcoming Panda Bear album “Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper,” at 2 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 6, as part of a global radio broadcast coordinated by Domino Records. Instead of debuting the album on a blog stream, Domino asked 14…

New Year’s Day Live Lunch Marathon


2014 was an excellent year for music, arts, and culture in Baltimore. WTMD produced an incredible series of First Thursday concerts in Canton. We had stellar art openings with Baltimore artists exhibiting their work in our Towson City Center space. And WTMD hosted dozens of Live Lunch concerts. Our performance space at WTMD was the…

Joe Cocker dies, age 70.


British singer and songwriter Joe Cocker has passed away according to various sources. The cause of death is being reported as an undisclosed illness.  The singer is probably best known for his erratic movements on stage in his live performances and for his cover songs. He had many hits doing other artist’s songs in his…

Weekend on the Radio 12/04 to 12/07

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This weekend, light up a Baltimore holiday tradition at our old stomping grounds in Mt Vernon and watch Chef Brian Voltaggio flip the big switch, put on your blue suede shoes for a Night of a Hundred Elvis’s in Hunt Valley, catch a Dead tribute in Fed Hill that includes Cris Jacobs and Friday check…

Help us say goodbye to WTMD Morning Host Erik Deatherage


WTMD is losing one of the best Morning Show Hosts in the business. For nearly ten years, WTMD listeners have been starting the day with Erik Deatherage as he has anchored the 5am-9am shift. This Friday is Erik’s final day here at WTMD and while we are sad to see him go, we are also…