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

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|

A Conversation with the Fields Festival Founders

Fields Festival, a sprawling experimental music and arts gathering, returns for its second year to Ramblewood campground in Darlington, Maryland Aug. 19-21. Performers include Dan Deacon, Sun Ra Arkestra and many others. Here, festival co-founders [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Categories: Baltimore Scene|

WTMD’s Dig Baltimore – Available now in the app stores!

By | June 14th, 2016|Categories: Baltimore Scene, Homepage Slider|

Brooks Long Shares Music Video for “Got Soul”

You've likely already heard Brooks Long & The Mad Dog No Good's "Got Soul" being played on WTMD, and now the Baltimore soul man has shared a brand new music video for the song. Watch it [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Categories: Baltimore Scene, Music News, New Music|Tags: , , , , , , |

Deakin on Baltimore Hit Parade

Josh Dibb, aka Deakin, is a founding member of Animal Collective who has taken a few hiatuses from the group since 2010 to work on his first solo album, “Sleep Cycle.” The album is out [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Categories: Baltimore Scene, Uncategorized|
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