Not one for trite banter between songs, Beach House singer and keyboardist Victoria Legrand captured the overarching feeling of Saturday¿s first-ever Windjammer music festival at Baltimore's Pier Six Pavilion with a question.
Forgive Earl Sweatshirt for the occasional slip-ups between songs Tuesday night at Rams Head Live. The 21-year-old rapper called his latest album the wrong name and identified the crowd as D.C. instead of Baltimore.
Our class of 2015 raps about social injustice, empowers young women and farms in the middle of a torn neighborhood. They are helping to run their family's winery, shaping the real estate landscape fo the city and showing children that a pen can be more powerful than a bullet.
By Wesley Case, Marie Marciano Gullard and Lindsay Machak
In September, World of Beer -- the growing, craft-beer chain-bar that entered the local market in October 2013 at McHenry Row -- will open its second Maryland location in Towson, according to a press release.
Just before 9 p.m. on Saturday night, One Direction took a Baltimore stage for the first time in the group's five-year career. Judging by the decibels produced by the high-pitched screams instantly filling M&T Bank Stadium, the wait was tortured, but well worth it.
Like a local with a love of Bawlmerese, Ross Nochumowitz wanted more options to reflect his love of his city, so the Mount Washington resident created an app titled Baltimore Emojis by Baltimore in a Box.
When the new streaming service Apple Music launched its highly touted Beats 1 radio station on the last day of June, Zane Lowe -- arguably the DJ with the most international cachet when it comes to tastemaking today -- premiered a song called "Weight in Gold" by Gallant.
On a Monday night in April, as tensions over the death of Freddie Gray reached a breaking point and led to rioting in Baltimore's streets, 12-year-old Taniyah Kutcherman ran to her West Baltimore bedroom and turned up Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" in an attempt to drown out the chaos outside her window.
Brendan Lukens first saw the rock band Say Anything at the now-closed downtown venue Sonar in November 2010. On Sunday, Lukens, a native of Brunswick in Frederick County, and his own group, Modern Baseball, are set to return with Baltimore Soundstage headliners Say Anything.
If someone would have told Pete Wentz -- bassist of the band Fall Out Boy, who plays Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md., this weekend -- that the pop-punk quartet he formed in a Chicago suburb in 2001 would go on to write one of the biggest sports anthems in recent memory years later, he would have shook his head in disbelief.
On a warm Wednesday evening earlier this month, Clavel -- a new Mexican-inspired restaurant in Remington -- celebrated its arrival with an invite-only party for friends, family, neighbors and restaurant-industry types.
On Aug. 29, Future Islands, Beach House and Dan Deacon -- three of the most notable acts to emerge from Baltimore in recent years -- will perform at Pier Six Pavilion for the first-ever Windjammer festival.
As the head of Tycho -- the San Francisco-based electronic-ambient act playing Rams Head Live today -- producer/artist Scott Hansen creates moods and atmospheres not with vocals, but rather with lush, dreamy soundscapes.
Fifteen years later, Towson radio station WTMD has asked Baltimore artists ¿ Horse Lords, The Soft Pink Truth, TT the Artist, Schwarz, Manly Deeds, Wing Dam and Thee Lexington Arrows ¿ to celebrate Sisqo's hit by reimaginging it in their own styles.
Last decade -- during the brief lull between MTV's lack of music videos and YouTube's still-to-come emergence -- Weird Al Yankovic wondered if the medium he had utilized better than any pop-music parodist ever had become obsolete.
In mainstream country music, curiosity often follows success. Questions typically focus on mobility: Is a crossover to pop next? Does the act have the Top 40 hit to get there? Lady Antebellum, the Nashville country trio headlining Jiffy Lube Live in Virginia on Saturday, knows the situation well.
Proceeds from Prince's "Rally 4 Peace" last month at Royal Farms Arena -- the surprise concert announced in the wake of Freddie Gray¿s death and the unrest that followed -- will be donated to the NAACP's Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) and the city's YouthWorks and OneBaltimore programs, according to a press release first obtained by the Baltimore Sun on Monday afternoon.
On Sunday night, Day 2 of the Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Toronto R&B singer The Weeknd saved his biggest hit to date, the "50 Shades of Gray" anthem "Earned It," for the second half of his Treehouse Stage-closing set.
The annual Maryland Deathfest, which takes place Thursday through Sunday, still believes in surprising attendees, who travel here from all over the world to see bands recreate some of the most extreme underground music made today.