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Toadies Interview

Monday, June 15th, 2015 by The Professor

Toadies

Vaden Todd Lewis of the Toadies took some time to chat with Brandon Newby ’15 and Tara Howell ’18 about their extensive career, life and the upcoming show June 18, 2015 at Soundstage in Baltimore







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Lightshow Interview

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 by The Professor

Intrepid WLOY staffers Brandon Newby ’15 and Phil Dayao ’16 tracked down Lightshow while covering the weekend long Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion May 30/31st. While they were unable to work the audio recorder correctly (head shakes…) they DID get the whole thing on video so there ya go.



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Sweetlife 2015 Day 1

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 by The Professor

The 2015 Sweetlife Festival May 30/31, 2015 at Merriweather Post Pavilion was 2 days of fantastic music, eclectic foods, and a wonderful atmosphere. We hurled staffers Phil Dayao ’16 and Brandon Newby ’15 into the pit to see what happened. Watch for their extensive photo gallery link soon! Brandon’s Day 1 report is below:

Lightshow
After dealing with some parking issues and retrieving our press passes, Phil and I headed to the Treehouse Stage to catch the first act of the day. Unfortunately, through all of this, we were only able to catch the very end of Lightshow’s set. What we were able to see surprised me though. After rounding the corner, I was surprised to hear a live band! More surprised due to the fact that being an up-and-coming hip-hop artist, it’s hard to form a band and have them play your music the way you want it; that usually comes after some time. With this live band and Lightshow’s natural charisma, he put on a great show. He commanded the stage and made everyone present acknowledge him and his set of skills that are sure to take him a long way.
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Rick Derringer Interview

Monday, June 1st, 2015 by The Professor

Rick Derringer Signed LP

Tim Tilghman, host of WLOY’s Radio RockonTour show got a chance to sit down with Rick Derringer for a lengthy interview following Rick’s show in Annapolis on May 22, 2015. They ran the whole course of Rick’s career from a #1 hit as a 17 year old (“Hang On Sloopy” in 1965) to his current touring and all the interesting steps along that pathway. Rick’s guitar has been on many hits and through many bands including The McCoys, Edgar Winter’s White Trash, The Edgar Winter Group, Johnny Winter, Todd Rundgren, Alice Cooper and Steely Dan. Enjoy!

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Honfest 2015 – WLOY Stage Lineup

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 by The Professor

We are pleased to announce the lineup for the WLOY Stage at Honfest 2015! Some great local bands and a couple coming from afar to entertain you, and all the craziness that is Honfest. We will also have great concert ticket giveaways and other stuff going on all weekend, so make sure you come down to Chestnut & 36th to check out the stage and all the great music!

Saturday June 13, 2015
11:00-11:50am – Canopy
12:00-12:50pm – Janice B
1:00-1:50pm – Pressing Strings
2:00-2:50pm – Mark Hopkins
3:00-3:50pm – Don Kim
4:00-4:50pm – Maria Dontas
5:00-5:50pm – Sweet Leda
6:00-6:50pm – Angela Sheik
7:00-7:50pm – Saving Apollo

Sunday June 14, 2015
12:00-12:50pm – Red Sammy
1:00-1:50pm – Matt Hutchison
2:00-2:50pm – Greasy Hands
3:00-3:50pm – Caleb Stine & The Brakemen
4:00-4:50pm – Saleem & The Music Lovers
5:00-5:50pm – Hymn For Her

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WLOY Coffeehouse presents: Swampcandy

Monday, April 20th, 2015 by Rachel

swampcandyTHIS THURSDAY is our LAST event of the 2014-2015 academic year and we are going out with a BANG! In the Reading Room from 8-10pm on April 23rd, Swampcandy will be joining us to jam out into the end of the school year! Their kick drum, upright bass and killer vocals never disappoint us, not to mention their hair game is so strong. Check out their gritty, earthy style here.  We will see YOU on Thursday, ready to jam and enjoy yourselves! This is one of your last chances to catch Swampcandy live before they head out on their UK tour. And you’ll be able to see the new WLOY cigar box guitar custom made for us by CrocBite Guitars in Frederick. Ruben is ready to rip it up.



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WLOY Coffeehouse presents: Open Mic Night

Monday, April 13th, 2015 by Rachel

WLOYeventsDo YOU have a talent you want to share with Loyola? Then come out to our Open Mic Night THIS THURDAY, April 16th in the Reading Room from 8-10PM. Share your talent with your peers, or just come and support your peers while drinking coffee and enjoying a laid back Thursday evening. We only have TWO events left this semester, I know, it’s NUTS! But they’re gonna be good ones, so you don’t wanna miss out. We will see YOU on Thursday at Open Mic Night.



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Aer Interview

Friday, April 10th, 2015 by The Professor

Aer

WLOY Music Director Jeremy Stephenson ’17 and Tyler Secreto ’17 grabbed a few moments with Dave & Carter, the guys from Aer just before their April 9, 2015 show in Baltimore

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WLOY Battle of the Bands!

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 by Rachel

TONIGHT. McGuire Hall. 8-10PM. It’s an event you DON’T want to miss.

Student bands Breakforth, GWB.com, Starfight and John Vincent (feat. Grace Charlton) will be performing for you vote, along with the votes of 5 renowned judges from the Baltimore area, do decide who will open for Loyolapalooza 2015! The bands are killer this year and the competition is fierce. In addition to all the amazing live music, WLOY will be giving away mercy, having trivia between bands and running a hashtag compeition with concert tickets being the grans prize! But… you gotta BE THERE to win! So we will see you, TONIGHT, in McGuire Hall at 8PM to watch these four incredible bands duke it out for the position of top dog and the first slot on the Loyolapalooza bill!



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WLOY Coffeehouse: Tiny Rhymes and Marian Mclaughlin

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by Rachel

Tiny RhymesWhen: Thursday, March 26th, 8-10PM

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!

 



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