Thursday, March 31st, 2016 by Allison Langley
Battle of the Bands at Relay For Life!!!
Two of Loyola’s favorite events are happening this weekend on Saturday from 3pm to 3am; Relay for Life and Battle of Bands!
Battle of the Bands will be on from 9-11pm, and as tradition the winner will be opening at Loyolapalooza! Come over to McGuire and cast your votes to help raise money for Relay for Life! Vote for Blest Jones, Day-Drinking with Grandpa, Breakforth, and Paradise Creek. Some awesome Loyola talent!
WLOY will be accepting $1 donations for song requests! So request a lot of songs! See you guys there!!
Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 by Allison Langley
What: Light City Art Festival
Where: All over Baltimore!
When: Now through April 3rd
Baltimore neighborhoods are hosting the Light City Festival! Charm City will be opening the city to people from across the globe to highlight and showcase creative work and performances every night now until April 3rd from 7-11pm. There will be several neighborhoods taking part, including one very close to Loyola, Hampden on W 36th Street. Participate in vibrant light activities across the city and make sure to snap a few shots for the gram.
Along with some crazy cool art there will be incredible performances. DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Players, and Saving Apollo, to name a few. Along with them will be 40 other bands, DJs, and artists. There will also be some very eclectic performances such as the Lantern Parade.
Check out the website here to find out about all of the events the Light City Festival offers!
Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 by Allison Langley
WLOY COFFEE HOUSE WITH DON KIM
Your favorite WLOY Coffee House is back after Easter Break! Sit down in the cozy 3rd Floor Reading Room from 8 to 10 pm on Thursday with FREE coffee and treats! Listen to the best upbeat coffee house tunes out there brought to you by Don Kim! Combining ukulele, drums, and guitar to bring you a perfect Thursday Night jam sesh!
Check out their website, but in the meantime take a listen to the chill vibes they give with their original song, “All I Can Do”
Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 by The Professor
While they were in town for a show at The Raven’s Tavern, WLOY’s Margaret Jokoh ’17, one half of The Bae Hive, sat down in the studio with Sam and Summer from Ann Arbor’s Pocket Candies for a chat and some spins.
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 by The Professor
Kat and Rae of “Kat & Rae in the Midday” had the pleasure of sitting down and chatting with local artist, Ruut, prior to her fantastic performance here at Loyola. They got to learn about how she first she began to write music, where her career has taken her and how her experiences have shaped her music. Kat and Rae also got some cool behind the scenes stories about her awesome videos for her cover of Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy” and her original song,” Easy Road”, off her new album, Untold Stories. Click below to listen in.
Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 by Allison Langley
Congratulations to DJ of the Month Steve Vanyo!
Congrats to Stephen Vanyo winning DJ of the Month for his show Indieanna jones & the Underground Temple, Friday from 5-6pm. He is an awesome supporter of the station: Vanyo attends multiple events per month, plays some great tunes, conducts awesome band interviews and is all around a good DJ. Thanks fro making us look good Steve! Email me about Snapchat, Concert Tickets and your other prizes for DJ of the Month!!
Steve will be taking over WLOY’s snapchat this Friday so make sure to keep tuned to wloyloyolaradio this Friday!
Friday, March 11th, 2016 by Allison Langley
IT’S ST PATRICKS DAY EVERYBODY!
Get ready everyone for your favorite holiday of the year! Is it a holiday? I don’t know… ANYWAYS! St. Patricks Day is approaching quickly! Student Activities, Student Life and Student Engagement and us (WLOY) will be hosting a huge St Patty’s day party in McGuire Hall next Thursday, March 17th! Everyone is decking out McGuire in our favorite green to create a super fun Patty’s day environment!
There will be FREE food to go along with some awesome DJs! DJ Paul Random (Universal Records, Bond Street Social, Barcocina, Spin Sessions Radio) will be performing with special guest, DJ Janko (Mad River, Mosaic, Echostage)! Get excited guys! Deck yourselves out in your best Leprechaun attire!
Friday, February 12th, 2016 by Allison Langley
SPRING FLING BBQ NEXT THURSDAY!
Free barbecue and awesome music, what could possibly be better?
Yup, you read it right. On February 18 at 8pm Blue Pit BBQ will dish out some awesome grub along with some killer tunes brought to you by Caleb Stine and Swampcandy in the Starbucks Cafe (student center)! You won’t be able to resist the sweet smells and sounds of Blue Pit’s pulled pork, and Swampcandy’s bluesy notes!
Hope to see you all there for this FREE BBQ and concert! Check out some of Swampcandy’s tunes below before the show!
Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 by Allison Langley
December/January DJ of the Month is Beats Better Than Dre!!!
These seasoned Senior DJs know their stuff, and their stuff is good. Emmy and Jess support the station in the huge way! Thanks for being there for us guys! They are dedicated, consistent and play great tunes every Monday from 3-5pm, plus they’re pretty puny! Tune and give their show a listen! You won’t be disappointed! Congratulations guys!
Friday, February 5th, 2016 by Allison Langley
Next Thursday (February 11) WLOY FREE CoffeeHouse will be featuring Cecilia Grace!
Cecilia Grace is a very talented sister duo hailing from Nashville. They began spreading their awesome pop sound for all of us to hear in 2013. Immersed in music since they were little, young children they have developed into a perfectly harmonious pair.
So! Come next Thursday at 8pm in the 3rd Floor Reading Room for an excellent FREE WLOY Coffeehouse event! See ya there!