Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by Rachel
Where: 3rd Floor Reading Room
Who: You and all your friends
What: A great, relaxing way to spend a Thursday night, bring your homework and a mug for some coffee if you’re into good music
Tiny Rhymes is a band based in Buffalo, NY and they play stringed instruments that speak to your heart. Their soft, indie folk tunes create magic and their talent is superior to others you’ve heard before. Marian is a Baltimorean who is a singer/songwriter with an affinity for folk. She creates songs with intricate guitar work and focuses on the details. Marian is working on her second album, Spirit House, and hopefully we will get a taste of what’s to come this Thursday!
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by Rachel
THIS THURSDAY, from 8-10PM in McGuire Hall, Thurshes and Nalani & Sarina will be joining us for another FREE concert in our Late Night Series! Nalani & Sarina are the most muscially talented twins this side of the Mississippi. The dynamic duo hails from the great state of New Jersey and Thurshes reigns in Baltimore and they’re BOTH coming to Loyola to share their music with us! This event is bound to be amazing, I mean, any group who flawlessly covers “I Wanna Be Sedated” has to be worth a listen… And who doesn’t love supporting Local Baltimore Music? Be sure to stop by, take a listen and enjoy your Thursday evening in the best way imaginable.
Thursday, March 12th, 2015 by The Professor
Does your band have what it takes to open for a national headliner? Do you perform original material? Sign up here for Battle of the Bands! The Battle takes place April 9 and the winner opens for Loyolapalooza! We are only taking 4 bands to the stage, so make sure you send us your best stuff for consideration. Bands must have at least one active member connected to Loyola University Maryland. They can be employees, current students or alumni. Please make sure you include links to your music and clearly indicate the connection to Loyola. Entries close Saturday 3/21 at midnight. Decisions will be announced Monday 3/23. Your band must be available to perform a 15-20 minute set of original songs at the battle on April 9 from 8-10pm. You must also be able to perform at Loyolapalooza on Sunday April 19th. The headlining act for Loyolapalooza will be announced at Relay for Life 3/28.
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 by Rachel
Where: 3rd Floor Reading Room
Who: You and all your friends who never stop singing along to Disney soundtracks
What: A fundraiser for Relay where we will be requesting a $2 donation at the door to help benefit Relay for Life!
THIS Thursday, we will be co-hosting our Coffeehouse event with Relay for Life in support of finishing the fight against cancer. For the low price of a $2 donation, you can watch one of your all time favorite movies in the history of film with your closest friends and you can sing as loud as you want to every song. We will be watching Finding Nemo!
We will see you there!
Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Rachel
Come hang out with your favorite radio DJs all day Sunday, Feburary 22nd at The Evergreen Cafe to do good and to eat good. The Evergreen Cafe will be donating 10% off all proceeds from Sunday to WLOY Loyola Radio, so help us help you!
You like brunch? Need a study break? Perhaps wanting a jolt of energy? Your sweet tooth telling you to satisfy it? The Evergreen Cafe has got what you need. So stop by and support WLOY!
In addition to all this goodness, WLOY will be holding a hashtag competition, instagram/tweet your meal or your friends at the Evergreen Cafe using the hashtag #WLOYdoesEvergreen and you could win tickets to a show at Soundstage plus a feature on the WLOY Instagram and website! Get those creative gears turning and start working up your apetite!
Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Rachel
Be sure to join us Tonight in the Reading Room from 8-10PM as local musician Ellen Cherry graces our ears with her sweet melodies… For FREE. That’s right. FREE, LIVE, MUSIC! (Sorry for shouting, I’m just really excited). Bring your friends, bring your homework and bring your WLOY mugs for an evening of good music and strong coffee. You won’t want to miss it!
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 by Rachel
WLOY will be hosting an Open Mic Night as a part of our Coffee House Series, now featuring coffee. Come by to showcase your talent, encourage a friend to sing along and perhaps woo the person of your desires just in time for Valentine’s Day with a love song! Ed Sheeran and Etta James covers are recommended, along with heart felt originals. So stop by the Reading Room from 8-10PM this Thursday for good tunes from your peers, a relaxing vibe and real, 100% Arabica Coffee!
Monday, February 9th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes
What: Sowebo/Soweto by Martha Cooper
Where: Gallery 788
When: February 4th- February 28th, 2015
This February, come to Hamden and join Gallery 788 for its exhibit of renowned photographer, Martha Cooper’s, award winning work, Sowebo/ Soweto. The show illustrates Southwest Baltimore (Sowebo) and its connection to Southwest Townships (Soweto) in South Africa through breathtaking photography. In her photos, Cooper expresses the striking similarities between the two areas and the issues that occur there. The gallery will leave surely leave you in awe. Don’t miss your chance to submerge yourself into the two cultures through Cooper’s incredible captures! Find out more here!
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 by Alex Fili
THE BEST WAY TO SPREAD CHRISTMAS IS SINGING LOUD FOR ALL TO HEAR! Another way to get in the spirit is coming to the Mayor’s Christmas Parade in Hampden on December 7th. WLOY will be there spreading cheer and handing out some wonderful kids sweatshirts! That’s right KIDS SWEATSHIRTS! We are prepared to keep merry and warm on Sunday! Come out and see our van in special Christmas attire. I can’t tell you what the WLOY van will look like on December 7th because that will ruin the Christmas magic. You will just have to come and be surprised! It will be like an early Christmas present from us, WLOY!
MERRY CHRISTMAS, YOU FILTHY ANIMALS!
When: Sunday, December 7th @ 1:00pm
Why: CHRISTMAS SPIRIT!
Monday, December 1st, 2014 by Alex Fili
THIS SEMESTER IS SLOWLY COMING TO A CLOSE. This means we only have one Late Night event left! WLOY is having two local artists that will make McGuire the place to be this Thursday! 3PM, founded in the summer of 2012, is inspired by Blink-182, Green Day, and Yellowcard. That combo will make any true pop-punk fan be excited for this show. 3PM even have experience with the famous Warped Tour. Wanna get more excited? GWB.com is a Loyola based band that features our VERY OWN STAFF MEMBER, Brandon. This college band is a up and coming hip-hop band will keep you dancing all night. Come out this Thursday and get your groove on!
When: Thursday, December 4th
Where: McGuire Hall
Why: Because it’s our last Late Night and you deserve to dance.