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Shindig Fest 2014

Friday, October 10th, 2014 by Lauren Puleo

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Shindig Fest was, well, quite the shindig. Seriously, I’m talking circle pits and bass so loud it could knock over a toddler. Hosted in Carroll Park, Baltimore, this music festival drew out thousands of hard rock fans to see a solid line-up, including Jane’s Addiction, Rise Against, and Gogol Bordello.
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Open Mic Night with a Performance by Peter Whitaker

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by Courtney K

1956678_10152721951234029_2624942938851301423_oWLOY is hosting another OPEN MIC NIGHT featuring Loyola’s own, Peter Whitaker. Bring your guitars, harmonicas, ukuleles, your voices, and whatever else your talents involve! We want to hear YOU! Even if you want to keep your talents a secret, you can still come out, hang out with friends, and enjoy some good old live music. We have some Ziggy Marley tickets to raffle off as well as “I Love Lucy” tickets at The Hippodrome!

Come out and win some hearts with your talents or win some tickets with your luck! (Or both)

When: October 9th from 9:00-11:00pm

Where: 3rd Floor Reading Room

Why: Because free tickets and free music!



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INTRODUCTION OF THE WEEKLY HASHTAG

Monday, October 6th, 2014 by Alex Fili

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HELLO, INSTAGRAM USERS AND FOLLOWERS!

We are starting our weekly hashtags this week! This means if your picture with our personalized hashtag is awesome you’ll be featured on our instagram! (It’s @WLOY_radio, in case you forgot.)

This week: #wloyautumn! Get some pretty fall pictures while the leaves are changing! You soon could be insta famous. Get posting!

 

 



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Happy College Radio Day 2014!

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 by The Professor

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It’s the day that we all celebrate college radio (even more than usual) with special shows, memories from alumni, shoutouts and more. Tune in all day for special shows, ticket giveaways and much more! Win a pair of tickets to I Love Lucy at the Hippodrome by listening in today!

Let us know what you think about college radio with the #CollegeRadioDay tag on Instagram and Twitter.



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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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