Monday, August 11th, 2014 by The Professor
Since it’s inception in Brad Selko’s back yard the Hot August Blues Festival has grown to fill the hillside at Oregon Ridge every year, packing another side stage and a huge kids area. It’s also gone through a name change to the Hot August Music Festival. Selko has long tried to vary the genre of acts gracing the stage and this year is no exception with a great varied lineup including: Old Crow Medicine Show, Nickel Creek, Dr. Dog, Tab Benoit, Turkuaz, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, Cabinet, Houndmouth, Long John Hunter, ELM, Bosley, Jordan August Band, and The Solicitors. (more…)
Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 by The Professor
That makes for an odd headline doesn’t it? WLOY’s hard rockin’ Matt Weitzel ’17 (of It’s a Hard Rock Life) sat down with 3 of the guys from New Jersey’s Fit For An Autopsy for a chat before their show at Baltimore Soundstage June 14. FFAA was there as part of big lineup with Devildriver, Carnifex, Whitechapel, Revocation, and Rivers of Nihil. Listen in as Matt chats with the band.
Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 by The Professor
It began as a vision for Will Shanklin 8 years ago. At Artscape 2014 it was officially unveiled. This amazing structure is providing a much needed relief from the usual billboards crowding our streets and is creating visibility for a huge collection of artists in the region FOR FREE. Will Shanklin, the artist and visionary behind the billboard’s development and operation sat down for a chat with me right before the official launch of the billboard at Artscape 2014. He shared his idea for the billboard, it’s future and how it can impact art and Baltimore in a positive way. (more…)
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 by The Professor
Our annual tradition continues!
Join Nick Centanni on WLOY 10-12PM and 6-8PM for 2 separate beachfront broadcasts of the Moldy Oldie Show this July 4!
Nick will have a mix of upbeat summer songs, Independence Day facts, jokes, and of course periodic visits from campus royalty via the ‘gold campus royalty phone.’
He will be up to his usual tricks so you won’t know what to expect next. There will also be a special Independence Day wishes from some familiar voices in the 6-8PM hours.
This is high octane radio so make it a date and don’t be late! The fun begins July 4 at 10AM all right here on WLOY!
WARNING: This show should only be used under adult supervision. Keep out of reach of children. For outdoor use only. Do not hold in hand. Remember to place this show on the ground, light fuse and get away. Never attempt to relight this show should it malfunction or misfire. Keep others at a safe distance. This show is flammable, misuse may result in injury or fire.
Thursday, June 26th, 2014 by The Professor
A quick selection of the more than 600 photos we shot over the weekend of June 14th & 15th at the 20th Honfest. For a complete collection, check out the massive album on Facebook.
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 by Rachel
My lovely co-host, Kat, had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with Fr. Jim Martin, S.J., who visited Loyola University back on December 7th, 2013. Following his speech, Kat and Fr. Martin had a chance to discuss his position as an editor at America Magazine, his role as chaplin on the Colbert Report, and his role in the new Loyola University Maryland Campaign, Bright Minds Bold Hearts. Check out the full interview below!
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 by The Professor
Well, at the moment it’s only one video, but Phil is editing as fast as he can so there will soon be more! Wonder what a weekend at Honfest looks like at high speed with a Caleb Stine covering the Beatles soundtrack? Well here you go!
Here’s the ever-growing playlist of all the videos from the WLOY Stage at Honfest 2014 for your viewing pleasure!
Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 by Rachel
Deep from the archives of the WLOY station emerges the Kat and Rae interview with Baltimore natives, Swampcandy. Way back in the winter of 2014, Kat and I sat down with Swampcandy after their appearance at a WLOY Late Night. The energetic, floppy haired duo told us of their travels to Europe and what it’s like to tour. In addition to pleasing our ears with the sweet sounds. Check out the interview below and be sure to check out their music on youtube, reverbnation and swampcandy.com.
Thursday, June 19th, 2014 by The Professor
It’s all over but the editing… WLOY hosted 15 amazing musical acts over 2 days on the first-ever WLOY STAGE at Honfest this year! We had a blast, made a ton of friends, introduced a lot of people to new artists and generally enjoyed the hell out of the weekend. The weather might well have been the best at any Honfest ever, save for a teensy bit of wind which made us attach the stage to an i-beam, and the crowds were great. We had a lot of staff show up to help run the tents, despite it being summer and them living far away. Alumni fairly came out of the woodwork all weekend long, stopping by to say hi, help man the tent and run the stage and even a couple of performers. (more…)
Saturday, June 14th, 2014 by Rachel
Kat and I got to sit down with Feed the Scene creator, Rachel Taft. The things she provides for the Baltimore music scene and the greater music scene as a whole are pretty incredible. Check out our interview to learn a bit more about her and the amazing Feed The Scene project.