WTMD’s Year In Review & Countdown – Dec 29th & 30th

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On December 29th and 30th we’ll be counting down your Top 89 Songs of the Year and looking back at our year together.  You’ll hear all the best songs from this past year as well as our listeners’, members’ and WTMD staff’s favorite musical moments. We’ll also be asking for your end of year support….

Give to WTMD – You might win a GoPro Hero4 Music Edition Camera!


It’s the holiday season and we all have giving and toys on our mind!  Well, we can help you out with both… Give your support to WTMD this holiday season and we’ll put you in the running to pick up the hottest toy around…a GoPro Hero4 Music Edition!  We’ve been with you all year long…

News & Culture

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…

Unappreciated Canadian’s Blue Rodeo


For decades, Blue Rodeo has carved out their place in Canadian musical history. The Americana-rock band is legendary up there, and no wonder with the sincere and literate songs by its co-frontmen Greg Keelor and Jim Cuddy always hitting just the right note. And while critical acclaim has come their way, name recognition in the…

WTMD album premiere – Adam Lempel & the Casiobeats


Few Baltimore musicians have as many side projects as Adam Lempel. He’s one half of the basement rock duo Weekends, he channels new wave with Adam Lempel and the Heartbeats and also has a series of classical and traditional compositions (he’s actually studying composition in Amsterdam at the moment). “Adam Lempel and the Casiobeats,” which…

Video: Letitia Van Sant Live In-Studio

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Letitia Van Sant performs her song “When I Was Your Age” for WTMD’s Live Lunch on October 31, 2014.

Meet ‘Test Patterns’ artists Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn

Artists Jessie Unterhalter (left) and Katey Truhn typically work on outdoor installations, but they're going indoors for "Test Patterns" at WTMD.

At 7 p.m. Friday, WTMD hosts the opening reception to “Test Patterns,” a new installation by artists Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn featuring videos by Robby Rackleff. (The exhibit is a partnership with BmoreArt, curated by Alex Ebstein.) Unterhalter and Truhn studied together at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and became artistic partners in…

Grounded at Everyman Theatre


Everyman Theater has a new play on stage through November 16th. Grounded, is written by George Brant, directed by Derek Goldman and stars Megan Anderson. Everyman founder Vinnie Lancisi stopped by WTMD and talked with Sam Gallant.

Video: St. Paul & The Broken Bones Live In-Studio


St. Paul & The Broken Bones perform “Call Me” for 89.7 WTMD’s Live Lunch on Thursday, October 16th, 2014.

The Shadow- Dec. 18th


The original artist was a duo and a pop sensation in the 80’s. Nowadays, other artists come over to one of their houses to jam and eat. They had a No. 1 Hit with this song on this day in 1982. As a kid I always thought this was a funny tune, and I still…

The Shadow- December 17th


The original artist was a blue harmonica legend and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008. He was posthumously inducted though, this innovative voice and musician passed away in 1968. This song blues song has a lot of heart and emotion. The Shadow artist put this version out on his…