WTMD is excited to announce a series of upcoming events at our performance studio 1 Olympic Place in Towson and various locations in and around Baltimore this fall.
Now through Oct. 18: “Deep Cuts” art exhibit by Steve Parke at WTMD
A new exhibit of affordable musician-themed prints and posters by Baltimore’s own Steve Parke. Steve spent years photographing and art directing the legendary Prince, and recently released the critically acclaimed book “Picturing Prince,” a collection of rare and unseen photographs of Prince. More info here.
Sept. 29 – Live broadcast of Super City’s album release show at The Ottobar
Baltimore freakwave band Super City is celebrating the release of their new album “Sanctuary” with this show at The Ottobar, and WTMD will be broadcasting live starting at 10:30 p.m. Saturday Sept. 29. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the show starts at 9:30 p.m. with the Philadelphia indie pop band Vita and the Woolf. Tickets and more information here.
Oct. 4 – Andy Bopp album release show at WTMD
The official release show for “Wherewithal,” the new album from legendary Baltimore power pop musician Andy Bopp, held at WTMD’s acoustically engineered performance studio at 1 Olympic Place in Towson. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the acoustic trio The Shroom Pickers (led by Miles Gannett of Fractal Cat) opens at 8 p.m. Tickets and more information here.
Oct. 13 – Saturday Morning Tunes with Vered
Award-winning singer-songwriter, therapist and mom Vered performs tunes from her new album “Songs for Sisters and Brothers” at the WTMD Studios. Her last two albums have won Parents Choice Gold Awards. Tickets and more information here.
Oct. 20 – Towson Rock Block at WTMD
On Saturday October 20th, the street in front of WTMD will be closed down for an afternoon of family friendly music, food, art vendors, beer and fun. This free music festival features live performances from Brooklyn based Psychedelic rock trio Sunflower Bean, the dynamic bi-coastal blends from Bird Streets , and the German indie pop duo HAERTS. Music starts at 4 p.m. More information here.
Oct. 25 – BSO Pulse with Kelela at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
BSO Pulse is back for the fourth season — bringing together the worlds of classical music and indie artists onto one stage. Each concert opens with a classical performance by members of the BSO, a set from our featured artist and culminating with a unique collaboration between the two groups. D.C. native Kelela embodies contemporary R&B, blending jazz influences and progressive electronic music to create an entirely new sound. 8:30 p.m. at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Tickets and more info here.
Oct. 26 – Charm City Celebrates Music from Big Pink – The Band at 50 at WTMD
Five decades ago, The Band released their iconic debut album “Music From Big Pink,” establishing the group as one of the most beloved bands of a generation. At this tribute show, The Old Part of Town is joined by the Hello Strangers, ellen cherry & Andrew Grimm, the Stone Hill All-Stars and more for a Baltimore blowout. Expect to hear songs from the record and more.
Nov. 1 – “The Music, Seen” art show reception at WTMD
ing reception for our next art exhibit curated by Peggy Hoffman, featuring works by Landis Expandis, Minas Konsolas, Cody Pryseski, Watson and Kristin Wiebe. The free opening reception is 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday Nov. 1 and the exhibit runs through Nov. 30.
Nov. 8 – WTMD’s 15th Birthday Party at the Baltimore Museum of Industry
We’re celebrating the station’s 15th birthday with a party at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, featuring live performances by Smooth Kentucky and others TBA, as well as complimentary food by Mother’s Grille and a cash bar. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 10 – The Mighty Pint Homebrew Competition at WTMD
Our annual homebrew competition returns! Enjoy unlimited tastings from over 30 area home-brewers, a commemorative glass and live music. The winner gets their beer on tap at the Brewer’s Art. Noon-4 p.m. at WTMD. Tickets and more info here.
Nov. 17 – Saturday Morning Tunes with Jumpin’ Jamie at WTMD
This New Jersey-based musician just released his debut family album, “Kookie,” inspired by the pop punk music which shaped his own childhood. He’ll perform solo electric at WTMD. Tickets and more info here.
Nov. 29 – BSO Pulse with Parquet Courts at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
BSO Pulse is back for the fourth season — bringing together the worlds of classical music and indie artists onto one stage. Each concert opens with a classical performance by members of the BSO, a set from our featured artist and culminating with a unique collaboration between the two groups. Indie darlings Parquet Courts are blowing up on the alternative music scene with their dance-able punk rock hits. 8:30 p.m. at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Tickets and more info here.
Dec. 6 – Greenberry Woods album release show
Baltimore power pop group the Greenberry Woods were one of the city’s most popular bands in the 1990s. They signed to Sire Records and released two albums before breaking up and re-forming as Splitsville. They reunited earlier this year and are set to release a third album, originally recorded in 1995, at WTMD. Tickets and more info TBA.