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Parachute Interview

Saturday, May 9th, 2015 by Rachel

kat and Rae with ParachuteDuring Loyolapalooza, Kat and I had the opportunity to sit down with Will, the leader singer from Parachute, who headlined our end of year festival this semester. He was the nicest guy and was super stoked to be playing a local show, as the band in from Charlottesville, Virginia. Will gave us a short and sweet interview telling you the things you want to know, from what it’s like to playing festival style shows to how he takes is coffee. Give it a listen and 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

Check out video from the WLOY Stage at Honfest 2014 on YouTube

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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

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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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WLOY Late Night Presents: Thrushes + Nalani & Sarina

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by Rachel

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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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Buckwheat Zydeco Interview

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 by The Professor

Buckwheat Zydeco 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.

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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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