Maria Dontas: Coffee House 4/3/14

April 8th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti

This past Thursday at WLOY’s Coffee House event Maria Dontas came, sang, and captivated. Thats right people, we actually had WLOY staff members brought to tears because of Maria and her sound-fully seductive ways. Yep if you didn’t make it, you missed out. Is it better to love than to have never loved at all? Think about that absentees.


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Camden Yards: 2014 Presidents Cup Tournament

April 8th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti

This past weekend, April 5th, WLOY headed to Camden Yards to broadcast the 2014 Presidents Cup Baseball tournament! Competing teams were comprised of players from Baltimore public and private high schools. Check out our photos of the game!

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Review: Panama-Always EP

April 8th, 2014 by Margaret Jokoh


Always EP

Grade: A

Sydney band, Panama came out with it’s sophomore EP, “Always.” This electronically driven album definitely gives of a very house with some hints of dubstep all wrapped into one 7 song album. Always is definitely an album you pop into your car and drive down a long road on any day, as portrayed in it’s album cover. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tourism Tuesdays: Washington Monument

April 8th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

220px-ConvertedWhat: Washington Monument 

Where: 699 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Similar to the one in Washington DC, this monument is here in Baltimore! Designed by the same architect this monument was made to commemorate George Washington. Built in 1815 the monument is a part of baltimore history.

Go out and enjoy the weather while touring Baltimore!

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Travis McKeveny

April 7th, 2014 by Rachel

1962727_10202297104323684_867431404_nThe wonderfully talented Travis McKeveny came into the studio with Kat and Rae before his late night coffee house with WLOY on March 13th. He answered some interesting questions about his musical experiences and writing process. In addition to sharing some fun stories about his sister and currently WLOY Staffer Kathleen McKeveny, who had the chance to be in the studio for that experience. The duo was very funny and we thoroughly enjoyed interviewing them. Listen to the full audio below along with his in studio performance of two original songs. Travis debuted his song “First Light” on the show along with the first track off of his first album Last Years Leaves, “The House Where You Live ,” exclusively on Kat and Rae.

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WLOY Coffee House Presents: Juice Bruns & Lilrickcism

April 7th, 2014 by Joe Lomuti

JuiceHere at WLOY, we like to consider ourselves well-rounded music enthusiasts–aficionados of all assortments of ear candy regardless of their box wrappings and even those coconut flavored. This week we are switchin’ it up from our usual, and hittin’ you with some fresh MCs to awaken your palate. This Thursday, April 10th Juice Bruns & Lilrickcism will be lightin’ up the 3rd floor reading room with their rhymes and rhythm. These Maryland natives are well experienced local performers who know how to impress an audience! Never heard of them? Check out Juice’s and Lilrickcism’s youtube pages! And when your left craving more, meet us on Thursday @ 9pm!

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Review: Young & Sick-Young & Sick

April 7th, 2014 by Margaret Jokoh

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 Young & Sick

Grade: B+

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. Read the rest of this entry »

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Museum Mondays: National Museum of Dentistry

April 7th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

NationalDentistryMuseumWhat: Dentistry Museum

Where: Baltimore

Any future dentists out there? Stop by this museum to learn all about what it takes to have healthy teeth! The museum’s extensive 40,000 object collection of dental instruments, furniture and artwork is one of the most important and oldest in the world. Including George Washington’s ivory denture, Queen Victoria’s personal dental instruments and an extraordinary collection of toothbrushes ranging from the 1800s to the present, there is so much history to see.

For more information visit their website here!

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Food Fridays: Holy Frijoles!

April 4th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali

screenshot20100307at5-09-09pmWhat: Holy Frijoles

Where: Hampden

Love Mexican food? Stop by Holy Frijoles in Hampden, Baltimore! Great prices and great food, what more could one as for? This small restaurant has a specials everyday of the week so be sure to check out their Facebook page for updates.

Check out their menu here!


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WLOY Stage at Honfest 2014

April 3rd, 2014 by The Professor

WLOY Stage FeaturedSomething’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
11:00am  Sahffi
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
6:00pm  N&S
7:00pm  Swampcandy

Sunday June 15, 2014
12:00pm  QueenEarth & Janice B
1:00pm  David Glaser
2:00pm  Matt Hutchison
3:00pm  Don Kim Trio
4:00pm  Claire Anthony
5:00pm  Caleb Stine


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?

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