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Weekend on the Radio 07/24 to 07/27

Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger
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 block and his own unique self at The Ottobar.

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WTMD Presents An Evening with Wye Oak

Wye Oak

WTMD Presents an Evening with Wye Oak, an intimate live broadcast with one of Baltimore’s most innovative bands, at 8 p.m. Tuesday July 29. Touring in support of their latest Merge Records release Shriek, the duo of Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack will perform for a seated audience at the WTMD studios for an up…

Weekend on the Radio 07/17-07/20

Ben Fodls

This weekend, the f-bomb-dropping, alt-piano renaissance man Ben Folds dons his tux & tales at the Meyerhoff for a set of his songs with the BSO, get super-funky with King Buzzo at The Ottobar and put on some comfy shoes for a good walking tour of the Walters. And, oh yeah, there’s that little thing…

Weekend on the Radio: 07/10-07/13

Rodney

This weekend, baby get your geek on at the Big Gen Gamer Fest at Rams Head Live, get your Irish eyes-a-smilin’ in Annapolis at the Irish Festival, watch the two Coreys and Keifer Sutherland on the big screen at Union Craft brewing and see Mr. Food Network star and longtime Baltimore dessert-making punk rocker Rodney…

Coldplay, Cat Power & Zach

Coldplay Cat Power 2

“Wish I Was Here” is the title to Zach Braff’s new movie, and his favorite song on the soundtrack that already includes Braff stalwarts The Shins as well as Bon Iver. It was originally to assigned to Coldplay, but when Chris Martin wrote the lyrics and thought of the strong woman played by Kate Hudson,…

New Pink Floyd?

Pink Floyd

Yes, it’s true! This fall, David Gilmore and Nick Mason (and no, not Roger Waters) will be releasing an album called The Endless River. It’s a single LP coinciding with the re-lease and 20th anniversary of their last record, The Division Bell and based on leftover sessions from 1994 with Floyd’s late keyboardist Richard Wright….

Weekend on the Radio 07/03-07/06

Strand of Oaks

This fun-filled, First Thursday and Fourth of July Weekend (that’s a lot of ‘f’s!), parade your pet(s) and your similar self at AVAM, get funky Parliment-style with Baltimore’s Let the Monkey Go at Rams Head Live and take a gardening class at the beautiful Rawlings Conservatory. For more on these happy summer events, click here….

Weekend on the Radio: 06/12-06/15

Hon Fest

This weekend, gawk at the beehives and thick glasses at Hampden’s Hon Fest (just don’t expect any John Waters sightings), check out one of the best Fela Kuti-inspired collectives in the country, Chopteeth at Gypsy Sally’s in Georgetown, get a buzz-cut from a low-flying airplane in Ocean City at the air show, and troll the…

Weekend on the Radio: 06/05 to 06/08

Los Lonley

Are you like that insurance commercial camel, going around the office sheepishly asking, “Guess what day it is?” Yes, it’s First Thursday! The weather’s going to be perfect and the music will be rockin’! LP, Spanish Gold & Los Lonely Boys (pictured) . It’s a fiesta in Canton. Join us starting at 630 tonight! Also,…

Weekend on the Radio 05/22-05/25

Death Fest

If you’re not heading downy ocean, hon, then head west for some bluegrass in Cumberland with Del Fest, or stay home for SOWEBO, metal gathering Death Fest, sci-fi/fantasy convention Balticon in Hunt Valley, snake and lizard-loving Repticon at the Fairgrounds in Timonium and The Brew at the Zoo! In any case, there’s no excuse to sit on…

Weekend on the Radio 05/01-05/04

Joan O

This weekend, be there for the Baltimore tradition of 1st Thursday Concerts in the Park, which continues at a cool new location, see the internationally renowned crazy tradition of racing kinetic sculptures wind its way through the city and look up in the sky: it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a…..gargoyle? Tour a unique…

Weekend on the Radio 04/24-04/27

bacon 2

This weekend, rock like you’re in Rio at the samba dance party at the Marquee Ball at the Patterson featuring fun 20-piece PhillyBloco, beg for bacon like the dog in that commercial at the Bacon Fest at Rash Field (and no, KEVIN Bacon will not be there), hang out with the animals at the zoo,…

First Ever Believe in Music Festival July 26 at Oregon Ridge

Believe in Music Festival

WTMD is proud to partner with the Believe in Music Program to bring you the first ever BELIEVE IN MUSIC FESTIVAL on July 26 at Oregon Ridge! Believe In Music aims to uplift underprivileged Baltimore City Students academically, culturally, and spiritually, while promoting self-expression and community awareness through music education. A Concert and Community Gathering…

Weekend on the Radio 04/17-04/20

Record Store Day

This weekend, hang out with a member of Metallica on Record Store Day in Fells Point, go Easter egg hunting with the animals (but don’t steal theirs) at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and see Sam Raimi’s cult classic “Evil Dead” come to life at McDaniel College in Westminster. For more on these events, click…

Weekend on the Radio 04/10-04/12

Crankie

This weekend, hear some sweet, haunting Appalachian music by Anna & Elizabeth (pictured) and view scrolling panoramas at the Crankie Fest at the Creative Alliance, experience what being in a rock and roll band for kids is like, as singer/songwriter Wesley Stace (formerly John Wesley Harding, pictured) talks to Erik Deatherage about his new book…

Congratulations to Erin Reilly, Winner of the WTMD Bike!

winner

Erin came to the station with her son Beck today to pick up her bike!  Congratulations and thank you for supporting WTMD!  And thanks to everyone that donated and entered the contest before and during our Music Madness Fund Drive.  You truly Make the Music Happen here at WTMD!