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Weekend on the Radio April 23rd – 26th

If you like music, all different kinds of music, then you are a fan of WTMD, and you should be super excited about this weekend in Baltimore.

Find out what’s happening with WTMD’s Weekend on the Radio, made possible by Live Baltimore. LiveBAltoLogo

There’s a lot of music and more. The Charm City Folk and Bluegrass Festival is Saturday in Druid Hill Park. There’s also an MDVLA concert at the Wind Up Space and Dwight Yoakam is at The Lyric. It’s Earth Day, and it’s the Annapolis Book Festival. Also, 2014 Baltimore Band Block Party winner, Among Wolves, are playing at baggage claim carousel 5 as a part of BWI Live.

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Photos: WTMD Brews and Bands – April 18, 2015

WTMD Brews and Bands

WTMD’s 1st Annual Brews and Bands

Weekend on the Radio – April 16th – 19th


Make plans this weekend with WTMD’s Weekend on the Radio, made possible in part by Live Baltimore. Brews and Bands is gonna be a rootin’ n’ tootin’ good time with Bobby E. Lee and Rufus Roundtree. Also this weekend, Super City and Mink Hollow are at the Wind-Up Space, while AWB is at Ram’s Head…

Baltimore Hit Parade pays tribute to singer-songwriter Michael Beresh

Michael Beresh, singer and songwriter and member of the Country Devils, passed away at the age of 40.

This past weekend, Baltimore’s music scene lost a key member when Michael Beresh passed away from natural causes at the age of 40. A solo artist and member of the Country Devils, Beresh lives on through his many songs. Here is a short tribute to Beresh which aired Tuesday night on Baltimore Hit Parade, and…

Weekend on the Radio – April 9th -12th


Make your weekend plans with Don Rogers and Sam Gallant on WTMD’s Weekend on the Radio, presented by Live Baltimore. There are a lot of options to choose from. The Orioles open the season at home against the Blue Jays and The Wailers come to town for Island Jam. And even more musical legends are…

Weekend on the Radio – April 2nd thru 6th


Make plans for this long holiday weekend with WTMD’s Weekend on the Radio, made possible by Live Baltimore.    The circus is back at the Arena downtown, and Wicked comes to the Hippodrome. There’s an art opening at Gallery 788, and Delta Spirit is at Baltimore Soundstage. Also, Black Masala is at the Creative Alliance,…

Weekend on the Radio March 26th -29th


It’s time to make plans for the weekend with WTMD’s Weekend on the Radio, made possible by Live Baltimore. There is so much to do, see, and hear this weekend, including the Baltimore Contemporary Print Fair at the BMA. June Star is at the airport and Bill Cosby is at the Lyric. There are more…

Weekend on the Radio March 20-22nd

lego port disco

It’s time to plan the weekend with WTMD and Weekend on the Radio, made possible by Live Baltimore. Legos are all the rage for the young and young at heart at Port Discovery. Super City is headlining at the Side Bar, there a couple of punk rockumentaries screening at 2640 and The Metro Gallery. Mammojam…

SOLD OUT – WTMD presents An Evening With Lower Dens April 2

Lower Dens will perform an intimate seated live broadcast at WTMD on April 2. Poster by Alex Fine Illustration.

UPDATE: This show is sold out. See you Thursday April 2! WTMD is excited to welcome Lower Dens, one of Baltimore’s most enigmatic bands, for a live broadcast with a seated studio audience on Thursday April 2. Lower Dens is adored by critics but still a well-kept secret among indie music fans. However, that may…

WTMD Music Madness Final Bracket

2015 final bracket

Thanks to everyone who voted!

Weekend on the Radio – March 13-15th


It’s the weekend! And it’s Weekend on the Radio, made possible by Live Baltimore. The three B’s at the Fairgrounds. Plus lots of laughs at Magooby’s and more laughs and stage plays in Hampden. There’s also Los Lonely Men in at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis and a St. Patrick’s Day parade downtown. Make…

Clark Terry: An Appreciation


Jazz great Clark Terry passed away last month and WTMD morning host Alex Cortright sang his praises.

An Appreciation for Bowie’s ‘Young Americans’

Bowie 75

This morning, Alex Cortright shared some thoughts on David Bowie’s 1975 album, Young Americans. Perhaps not his finest collection (especially given what was coming next – Station To Station and then the so-called Berlin trilogy), but an interesting look at Bowie’s ‘plastic soul’ genre exploration. Still, songs like ‘Fame’, ‘Young Americans’ and ‘Somebody Up There…

Weekend on the Radio- March 5-8th


Snow or no snow, find out where to go, with Weekend on the Radio- made possible by Live Baltimore. 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…

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….