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Weekend on the Radio – Jan. 22nd

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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 and have an excellent weekend.

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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

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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.

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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

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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…

Weekend on the Radio 11/13 to 11/16

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This weekend, catch some cool live music, including TMD favorites Jukebox the Ghost at the Ottobar, smart Twin Cities’ rappers Atmosphere at Rams Head Live, and a Guinness-soaked good time with The Sham Rogues at James Joyce Irish Pub at Harbor East. And see the John Mellencamp-scored play The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County at…

Bono gives Future Islands some love in Rolling Stone

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2014 just keeps getting better for Baltimore’s Future Islands. They were a huge hit on Letterman. Win Butler, the lead singer of Arcade Fire, joined them on stage to play their single “Seasons (Waiting On You).” And thousands came out to see them play for free at Hampdenfest last month. Now, they can add another…

Weekend on the Radio 10/30 to 11/02

Halloween 2014

This weekend, watch the freaks come out at night at the Maryland Science Center for the annual Halloween craft beer and costume ball benefiting Believe in Music, tap into Baltimore’s musical past at a mammoth Baltimore music showcase at the Timmonium Fairgrounds, enjoy one of the greatest banjo players around, Tony Trischka, in Carroll County…

Weekend on the Radio 1023 to 1026

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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….

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…

Pratt Chat Podcast: Dr. Carla Hayden, Pratt CEO

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The Pratt Chat Podcast is the on-air incarnation of the official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. Join us for stories about experiences, events, programs, collections, and all kinds of treasures found at the Pratt Library. Listen below: Pratt Chat with Dr. Carla Hayden Previous episodes here.  

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…

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…

WTMD Internships Now Available

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Where Baltimore Discovers New Music  Intern Opportunities that WILL get you your first job in Media Up to eight positions available Hours: 10-20 hours per week; Flexible schedule Departments: Programming, Operations, Fundraising and Administration   WTMD is seeking highly motivated students who want to learn the art, craft and science of radio and audio recording…