| Aug 17, 2010
| 6:48 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
richard branson serves beer at last year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest Last November, when I saw Bruce Springsteen at 1st Mariner Arena, the number of drunk folks stunned me.
Some people were so sloshed they could barely walk,...
| Oct 5, 2010
| 9:37 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
U2 could play Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium next year, the band accidentally revealed on its website.
In a post announcing plans to play the Glastonbury festival in 2011, U2.com also inadvertently revealed a possible date with...
| May 16, 2011
| 11:05 PM
We've been waiting all weekend for the heavyweight debate over rapper Common's invitation to a White House poetry reading. Monday night, it finally happened, as Comedy Central's Jon Stewart sat down across the table from Fox News' Bill O'Reilly.
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:55 PM
By most measures, the inaugural Baltimore Hockey Classic at 1st Mariner Arena was a success.
The game brought in a sellout crowd. Many of the announced 11,082 fans got into the action, wearing either the Washington Capitals’ red or jerseys from the...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Poor ice conditions at 1st Mariner Arena put a damper on the inaugural Baltimore Hockey Classic, the city’s first pro ice hockey game in 14 years. Frank Remesch, general manager of 1st Mariner Arena, on Wednesday expressed optimism that the...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:17 AM
Chris Brown performed Wednesday night at 1st Mariner Arena as part of his F.A.M.E. tour. Frequent Midnight Sun contributor Jeremy Trucker has this review:
Before seeing Wednesday night’s F.A.M.E. tour at 1st Mariner Arena, I wasn’t...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 6:37 PM
High-spirited soccer fans, many with their families, jammed the Gunpowder Lodge restaurant and bar on U.S. 1 Sunday to watch the Women's World Cup final that pitted the U.S. team against Japan.
The Kingsville establishment overlooking the Big Gunpowder...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Whew. 2011's Hampdenfest is all over but the healing. And by healing, I'm talking my own personal recovery from a vicious mix of hangover, sunburn and what I like to call festival chafe.
The rains paused while Hampden's annual neighborhood festival...
| Mar 12, 2011
Frank Remesch's mission was clear, if daunting. Somehow, he had to convince people that the hulking, cavernous 1st Mariner Arena, a 1960s relic that civic leaders had been talking about razing for years, was still a player — could still attract big-...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
Here's our round-up of the week's most notable concerts. For more shows, check out FindLocal. Ticket prices do not reflect any additional surcharges and taxes.
On Monday, Rachel Yamagata (whom you may have heard sing on Jason Mraz and Conor Oberst songs)...