Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 by Rachel
By: Kat O’Brien
Every year, Baltimoreans turn out to celebrate their “Baltimore-ness” in Hampden with food, toilet bowl races and, of course music. This year, WLOY has it’s own stage where local artists will be playing ALL day! It is sure to be a fantastic time. One such talented local artist is Mark Hopkins. A self described “small-town funky white kid”, Mark Hopkins plays soulfully and dulectly. He has released several albums in the past and has recently come out with a new single titled “Miss Coincidence”. If you know what’s good for you, check out his website! It’s sure to please! Be sure to come out June 14th. Check out the full lineup and schedule for the 2014 WLOY Stage at Honfest HERE.
Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti
This past week WLOY’s own Jordan and Joelle Hernandez, hosts of our radio show Double Dose of Entertainment, had the opportunity to sit down with Loyola’s keynote speaker Nina Davuluri for an exclusive interview. Double Dose lead the discussion, directing Miss America to speak briefly on her experiences with the prestigious competition and her sentiments of the Miss America organization in context of ethnic diversity.
Monday, April 14th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti
MCs Juice Bruins & Lilrickism lead the WLOY Coffee House music event this past thursday, April 10th. As native Baltimore musicians, these performers put on a awesome show for Loyola students. Be sure to look out for upcoming WLOY late night events coming up soon, especially the WLOY Star search talent show on April, 24th @ 8:30pm!
Monday, April 7th, 2014 by Margaret Jokoh
Young & Sick
Young & Sick
Los Angelos based, Capitol Records recording artist, Young & Sick came out with their self-titled album, Young & Sick and it is definitely a pleasure to listen to the plethora of genres provided by this album. This album is a mixture of 80s pop, rock , jazz and smooth R&B. (more…)
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 by The Professor
Something’s new this year at Honfest. The east stage at the intersection of Chestnut St and 36th will become the WLOY STAGE! Yes, that’s right, WLOY will be running the stage, showcasing 15 artists and bands, putting up a merchandise tent so you can get all kinds of cool stuff from those artists AND broadcasting the whole festival live for 2 days! It’s going to be a fantastic couple of days and you need to come join us! Wonder who we’re bringing to the show? Here it is, so mark your calendar now:
Saturday June 14, 2014
12:00pm Saleem & The Music Lovers
1:00pm Maria Dontas
2:00pm Mark Hopkins
3:00pm Eliza Doering & The Penny Black
4:00pm Television Hill
5:00pm Mike McMonagle
Oh, and as always IT’S FREE! We’ll have a whole lounge thing going on with tables and chairs so you can come chill out, have your food, and enjoy some great music all day long! Yeah, there’s other stuff to do at Honfest, but… do you really want to risk missing ANY these folks?
Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: Visitor Center
The Baltimore Visitor Center is simply the best place to start exploring the new Baltimore. This 8,000-square foot, state-of-the art facility, which opened in May 2004, offers an array of information resources and services, all designed to make your stay in Baltimore one to remember. Catch up on special events, purchase tickets for attractions, museums, tours, and harbor cruises, pick up brochures, make reservations for dining and lodging, and learn about the city’s history, arts, neighborhoods, and shopping—all in one convenient location on the West Shore of Baltimore’s famous Inner Harbor.
Visit the website here for more information!
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: Lyric Opera House
Over the last century, Baltimore Burlesque has evolved in step with the city’s history. During the Golden Age of Burlesque in the first half of the 20th century, Baltimore culture was epitomized by The Block, an area in downtown that defined the city’s culture and nightlife. Currently, Baltimore Burlesque is indicative of the inclusive and accessible culture of the city through its multiple genres and diverse performers.
This fun and risqué showcase celebrates the rich local history behind burlesque——an art form that combines slapstick humor, dance, and striptease. Explore burlesque’s evolution——from the early 20th century to the present——through live performances and exhibits featuring historical as well as contemporary artifacts.
Visit the website for more information!
Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti
Check out pictures from WLOY’s annual Battle of the Bands! Congrats to Cecilia Grace for bringing home the victory!
Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti
This week at WLOY we’re bringing you a fresh new artist to feed your eye and ear holes. Or rather, I should say “artists” to more appropriately describe sister duo Nalani & Sarina. Heading straight down the Garden State Turnpike, Nalani & Sarina will be traveling here to our humble stage to grace us with some of their melodic creations. This past January Nalani & Sarina released their first full-length album “Lessons Learned,” which features fourteen original songs written and performed by these multi-intramentalist talents. Also, the group has quite the experience performing at a wide array of college campuses as well as notable music festivals around the northeast. Nalani & Sarina will be whipin’ out their sound cannons starting 9pm sharp, in the 3rd floor reading room! Meet them first on their Youtube page or website.
Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: Inner Harbor
Top of the World is the perfect starting point for any visit to the city and provides a breathtaking view of Baltimore’s skyline, harbor and beyond. This city attraction featuring a spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of Baltimore has stationed binoculars and photo-map guides to help guests learn about local attractions, hotels, sites and neighborhoods. Located on the 27th floor of the World Trade Center, the world’s tallest pentagonal building is home to the only Baltimore attraction to offer an awe-inspiring view of Maryland’s urban center. Top of the World has expansive windows that frame the Inner Harbor, the surrounding city and beyond to the Chesapeake Bay. Discover Baltimore’s history as guides reveal fascinating facts and personal reminiscences that make Baltimore come alive!
For more information visit the website here!