Baltimore Hit Parade

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If it’s made in Baltimore, you’ll hear it on Baltimore Hit Parade — every Tuesday at 9 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m.

Baltimore Hit Parade showcases the best of the Baltimore music scene through album cuts, live performances and interviews. Hosted by Sam Sessa, formerly The Baltimore Sun’s entertainment editor, the show is a weekly tour through Charm City’s music scene. Anything is fair game, including rock, pop, blues, bluegrass and experimental music.

With features like the Baltimore Backtrack, Sessa digs into the city’s music history to profile bands from decades past. And Baltimore musicians often select their favorite songs from fellow Baltimore musicians with Players’ Picks.

But WTMD’s commitment to Baltimore music goes beyond Baltimore Hit Parade. The station plays Baltimore bands every day, side-by-side with national artists. We believe quality music should be heard by all – no matter where it comes from.

Since he began hosting the show in 2006, Sam Sessa has interviewed hundreds of Baltimore bands, covered events such as South by Southwest and the Virgin Mobile Festival and contributed music news stories to the station’s daily shows.

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Recent Baltimore Hit Parade Posts

Alex Cortright Speaks with Max Lents of Baltimore Whiskey Co.

WTMD is bringing the booze! Our inaugural distillery event, Meet Your Maker, is coming to WTMD at 1 Olympic Place on Saturday, October 1 from 3p-7p. Our morning man Alex Cortright spoke to Max Lents [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: Baltimore Scene, Culture, Arts, and Community|

WTMD Presents EMBODY with Dan Deacon, Shodekeh, and More, Sept 27

On Tuesday Sept. 27, WTMD is thrilled to host Dan Deacon, Shodekeh, Wendel Patrick, Melissa Wimbish, Edwin Perez and others for Embody, a celebration of the human voice. There is no other show in Baltimore [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: Baltimore Scene, Homepage Slider, WTMD Live|Tags: , , , , , , |

WTMD Presents An Evening With Super City Friday, October 7

Join us on October 7th for An Evening with Super City! Baltimore's Super City brings together expert musicianship with an ear for songwriting. Gorgeous instrumental passages weave in and out of thoughtful, well-knit pop songs. [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Categories: Baltimore Scene, Homepage Slider, WTMD Live|Tags: , , |

Dan Deacon pranks Barenaked Ladies with a Hoobastank ‘feud’

The Barenaked Ladies pose with a bouquet of flowers and offer a Twitter apology for offending Hoobastank. In case you missed it, the Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies is currently in the midst [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Categories: Baltimore Hit Parade, Baltimore Scene, WTMD News|Tags: , , |

Fundraising Efforts to Benefit Ellicott City and Others Impacted by Flooding

Image from Howard Country Government Facebook Page   After the recent flooding in historic Ellicott City, there is now outpouring of fundraising events happening this week. Area businesses will be donating proceeds from [...]

By | August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Baltimore Scene, WTMD News|
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