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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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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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WLOY Late Night Presents: Thrushes + Nalani & Sarina

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by Rachel

Nalani & Sarina with WLOYThrushes

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIS THURSDAY, from 8-10PM in McGuire Hall, Thurshes and Nalani & Sarina will be joining us for another FREE concert in our Late Night Series! Nalani & Sarina are the most muscially talented twins this side of the Mississippi. The dynamic duo hails from the great state of New Jersey and Thurshes reigns in Baltimore and they’re BOTH coming to Loyola to share their music with us! This event is bound to be amazing, I mean, any group who flawlessly covers “I Wanna Be Sedated” has to be worth a listen… And who doesn’t love supporting Local Baltimore Music? Be sure to stop by, take a listen and enjoy your Thursday evening in the best way imaginable.



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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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Crucial Cuts – BEST MUSIC SHOW on RadioFlag

Friday, February 13th, 2015 by The Professor

Crucial Cuts WinsThursdays 12-2PM and Saturdays 4-6PM

How good is Crucial Cuts and it’s host Earl Crown? Well, just ask the listeners on RadioFlag all over the world. They nominated, flagged and supported his show right into the winners circle!

WLOY is VERY pleased to present the Fall 2014 Best Music Show as voted on RadioFlag: CRUCIAL CUTS WITH EARL CROWN. This might go to his head, but what the heck, he earned it with his fantastic mix of music, showing up for work with broken ribs, timing his smoke breaks perfectly, and bringing in some cool interviews.

Congratulations to Earl Crown for winning! Tune in for the live show on Thursdays Noon-2pm and the repeats on Saturdays 4-6pm. You can download the RadioFlag app to listen to the stream wherever you go and interact with our award winning DJs!



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50 Shades of Grey Soundtrack Review

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 by Rachel

50 shades soundtrackOkay. So no matter how you feel about 50 Shades of Grey as a book or a movie, you can’t deny that the soundtrack is killer. It features some truly soulful R&B hits and romantic classicss that are bound to get stuck in your head and leave you wanting more. From ‘Earned It’ by The Weeknd, to songs from greats like Annie Lennox with ‘I put a spell on you’ and Frank Sinatra with ‘Witchcraft,’  to a slowed down version of ‘Crazy in Love’ by Beyonce. This soundtrack is almost unbelievable it’s so good, featuring songs from so many promient artists in music, past and present. If you haven’t yet, check out the album, it’s available on iTunes, Spotify and in disc form. If you’re feeling sensual, need a playlist for Valentine’s Day or just wanna listen to some great music, give the 50 Shades soundtrack a listen. Trust me, it’s worth 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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TONIGHT!

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 by Rachel

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