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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. LiveBAltoLogo

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 bands than one person can hear in two nights at Hour House and the Wind Up Space for Future Fest. And there is the Black Comic Book Mini-Fest at Towson University and also the Concert for the Chesapeake at MPT.

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Weekend on the Radio March 20-22nd

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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…

1st Annual Brews & Bands Fest – Saturday, April 18th


WTMD and Wells Discount Liquors present the 1st annual Brews & Bands. Tickets at

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’

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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

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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