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Blind Man Leading – Coffeehouse 10/2/14

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 by The Professor

Blind Man Leading (with Rae & Kat) hanging at WLOY

Blind Man Leading (with Rae & Kat)

The boys are back in town. By boys we mean Baltimore’s very own Blind Man Leading. Vocals/Guitarist Dave Wentz, Bass player Tyler Wheeler, and Drummer Paul Mercer will be coming this Thursday, October 2nd for the free WLOY Coffeehouse Series. Don’t know what to expect? BML creates melodic, expressive songs that feature bright chords and upbeat, jazz-influenced rhythms. Last year they made an unforgettable Coffeehouse performance performing songs from their newly released EP Swords. Stop by, 9-11pm at the 3rd Floor Reading Room in the student College Center. (more…)



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Chessie Jam is Jamin’ Out This Weekend

Monday, September 29th, 2014 by Courtney K

logoCalling all kids and grown ups that are young at heart! Chessie Jam is coming to Pier Six in Baltimore! On Saturday October 4, the children’s music festival, Chessie Jam, will be hosting kid friendly music and fun activities. There will be free face painting from 12:00-2:00pm, an instrument petting zoo, a photo-booth, a moon-bounce, tie-dying, a storybook village, and much more! These fun things are paired with even more fun music. The featured bands include the winners of “Best Musical Album for Children,” Milkshake, and even Yo Gabba Gabba’s Biz Markie!

Join WLOY and participate in a live recording of our award winning program, “What Happens Next?” Running since 2009, this children’s program has helped promote better reading, writing, and communication skills as well as help expand imaginations. We provide the beginning of the story, but our participates figure out “what happens next!” WLOY will be promoting this program as well as working with kids to write and record their stories at Chessie Jam! Come out and enjoy some music and fun this Saturday!

Learn more about this great event on their website!



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Late Night Concert: Wendel Patrick & Max Bent

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 by Courtney K


Wanna get schooled by an awesome musician? Loyola professor, Kevin Gift, will be performing under the stage name Wendel Patrick at our Late Night Concert this Thursday.  To get you pumped up before Wendel Patrick, beat-boxer, Max Bent, will be performing. Expect to see some sick beat-boxing when they join forces. Come out to see Loyola’s own blast some original hip-hop jams!

When: This Thursday from 9:00-11:00pm

Where: McGuire Hall

Why: Because who doesn’t like to see your teacher rock out and hear some beat-boxing on a fabulous Thursday night!

Check out some photos from Wendel & friends at our February show



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Theater Thursdays: I Love Lucy Live On Stage

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 by Courtney K

07585_show_portrait_largeWhat: I Love Lucy Live On Stage

Where: Hippodrome Theatre

When: October 14-26

Lucy and Ricky Ricardo are back in action in this live show at the Hippodrome. This show celebrates the longest running show in history by bringing these lovable characters back to life. Come out and listen to the “The Ricky Ricardo Orchestra” with their traditional Cuban and hear Lucy’s classic jokes.

Find tickets on their website!



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Theater Thursday: Amadeus

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 by Courtney K

InteriorPage_banner_14-15SeasonHeader_42What: Amadeus

Where: Centerstage: 700 North Calvert Street

When: September 10–October 12

This Tony award winning play is coming to Baltimore. Music powered 18th century Vienna and Mozart kept it moving. Come out and discover young Mozart’s life as a prodigy.

Find tickets at their website!



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CALLING ALL NEW DJS

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 by Courtney K

tumblr_m06xd84W6l1qiopmi HEY! HEY, YOU! Do you like music? Do you like good music? Do you want everyone to hear that music? Well, come on over to our NEW DJ MEETING!

This meeting will be held on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH @ 9:00 at WLOY in Bellarmine Hall.

Be there or be square.

MISSED THE MEETING? You can still contact the Program Director about applying wloypd@loyola.edu



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Wacky Wednesdays: Baltimore Book Festival

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 by Courtney K

main_logoWhat: Baltimore Book Festival

Where: Baltimore Inner Harbor

When: September 26-28; Friday and Saturday: 12:00 – 8:00pm  & Sunday: 12:00-6:00pm

Love to read or want something fun to do over the weekend? Well, this seems to be the festival for you! Hundreds of books sellers gather in the Inner Harbor as well as celebrity chefs with cooking demos, live music, and food venders for people like you!

Find more about this event on their website!



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Tourism Tuesday: Urban Pirates

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 by Alex Fili

logoWhat: Urban Pirates

Where: 912 S. Ann Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

AHOY! There is a way to see the Inner Harbor like a true sea dweller and it’s with Urban Pirates. There’s opportunities to take the family out, throw a birthday bash, and, for all you 21+ people, a possibility to party like a pirate! Make sure you come ready and dressed in your best pirate attire. Welcome aboard!

More information about Urban Pirates on their website!



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Festival Spotlight: Hot August Music Festival

Monday, August 11th, 2014 by The Professor

Hot August Festival Since it’s inception in Brad Selko’s back yard the Hot August Blues Festival has grown to fill the hillside at Oregon Ridge every year, packing another side stage and a huge kids area. It’s also gone through a name change to the Hot August Music Festival. Selko has long tried to vary the genre of acts gracing the stage and this year is no exception with a great varied lineup including: Old Crow Medicine Show, Nickel Creek, Dr. Dog, Tab Benoit, Turkuaz, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Cabinet, Houndmouth, Long John Hunter, ELM, Bosley, Jordan August Band, and The Solicitors. (more…)



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Fit For An Autopsy Interview

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 by The Professor

Fit For An Autopsy That makes for an odd headline doesn’t it? WLOY’s hard rockin’ Matt Weitzel ’17 (of It’s a Hard Rock Life) sat down with 3 of the guys from New Jersey’s Fit For An Autopsy for a chat before their show at Baltimore Soundstage June 14. FFAA was there as part of big lineup with Devildriver, Carnifex, Whitechapel, Revocation, and Rivers of Nihil. Listen in as Matt chats with the band.

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