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Call for Bands – Enter the Battle of the Bands

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 by The Professor

Battle of the Bands 2015 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.

Sign up here



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WLOY Late Night Presents: Disney Movie Night

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 by Rachel

Relay in ReitzWhen: Thursday, March 12th, 8-10PM

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!



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#WLOYdoesEvergreen

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Rachel

#WLOYdoesEvergreenCome 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!



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WLOY CoffeeHouse Series Presents: Ellen Cherry

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Rachel

10904405_10152680837204087_8957197370905538828_o 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!

 



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WLOY Coffee House Series Presents: OPEN MIC NIGHT

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 by Rachel

10955583_10152680666854087_1019169113258600471_oWLOY 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!



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Museum Mondays: Sowebo/Soweto by Martha Cooper

Monday, February 9th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Sowebo/Soweto 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!



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The Mayor’s Christmas Parade!

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 by Courtney K

1221bal-xmasst001THE 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

Where: Hampden

Why: CHRISTMAS SPIRIT!

 



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FINAL Late Night Event: 3PM and GWB.com

Monday, December 1st, 2014 by Courtney K

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.

 



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This Week’s Coffeehouse: Angela Sheik

Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Courtney K

Angela Sheik will be appearing at Thursday night’s Coffeehouse! She’s worth a listen (and maybe more than just one). Angela is gifted in instruments such as the autoharp, theremin, and the flute. She has worked with a producer that has help fuel her creative talents and also is a fellow electronic fusion artist. You can imagine how interesting and exciting it is to watch her preform. Her debut EP, “Songs from the Red Box,” won multiple awards such as the grand prize for BOSS Loop Station 2011 U.S. National Finals, winner of the Philadelphia Songwriter Project Competition and twice voted Female Artist of the Year at 93.7 WSTW Hometown Heroes! She’s even opened for bands like Neon Trees. WLOY is happy to have her for our late night event!

Where: Reading Room

When: Thursday, November 20

Why: Innovative and creative music for free??? Yes, please.



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WLOY Late Night: Mark Hopkins and the Hotel 11/13

Monday, November 10th, 2014 by Courtney K

Mark Hopkins and the Hotel are coming to our next Late Night Event this Thursday. Make sure to “check in” to McGuire Hall to see this band play live. (See what I did there?) This Baltimore native is coming to Loyola to play for YOU! If you love G.Love, then Mark Hopkins and the Hotel will be music to your ears, literally. Snacks will be there to keep you refreshed. But, the music might be enough to keep you awake and happy. We’ll also have tickets for Baltimore Soundstage shows that you can win!

Where: McGuire Hall

When: Thursday, November 13 from 9:00-11:00pm

Why: Snacks, music and fun!!!!!!



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