Monday, April 20th, 2015 by Rachel
THIS 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.
Monday, April 13th, 2015 by Rachel
Do 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.
Friday, April 10th, 2015 by The Professor
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
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!
Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 by Rachel
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!
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by Rachel
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.
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 by The Professor
The great Buckwheat Zydeco chats with The Professor from the Morning Blues show. Buckwheat has had a long, great career as the reigning king of Zydeco and Cajun music, including winning the 2010 Grammy Award for his Lay Your Burden Down album. Constantly touring and bringing the party that is live Zydeco music wherever he goes, Buckwheat represents a tradition. From his early organ music to his more famous accordion playing, he’s worked with an amazing cast of musicians. Upcoming shows at Rams Head On Stage 3/12 and at The Creative Alliance 3/15 give you a chance to catch the party!
He recently unveiled a regular YouTube channel “Buckwheat’s World” as well. New videos post every Tuesday. Check it out here.
Thursday, February 19th, 2015 by Rachel
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!
Friday, February 13th, 2015 by The Professor
Thursdays 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!
Thursday, February 12th, 2015 by Rachel
Okay. 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.