Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Fri May 23, 2014

"Celtic Woman" Brings Ireland to Baltimore

Credit Courtesy of Celtic Woman

  The Irish band "Celtic Woman" is in the midst of a 90 concert tour that makes stops in 75 cities across the United States, including a concert at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore on Tuesday night.  Their latest album and DVD, "Emerald: Musical Gems," toppped the Billboard World Music Charts. Tom Hall talks with violinist Máiréad Nesbitt and soprano Lynn Hilary, two of the four members of Celtic Woman.  

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Remembering Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger
Credit Credit: Josef Schwarz / Creative Commons

Today, we remember Pete Seeger. The iconic folk musician and activist, died in January at the age of 94. He would have been 95 tomorrow.

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4:19 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Singer-Songwriter Caleb Stine's "Maybe God Is Lonely Too"

"Maybe God Is Lonely Too" album cover art
Credit Caleb Stine

Caleb Stine is a thoughtful, incisive singer-songwriter who’s had an undeniable impact on the Maryland music scene with his work with the Brakeman and a host of other regular collaborators.  He’s about to release his sixth solo album, a collection of songs that are haunting, probing, and wholly gratifying.  The last couple of times Caleb has appeared on the show, we’ve played the music of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger together. This morning, it’ll be all Caleb, as Tom Hall talks to him about the new CD, called "Maybe God is Lonely Too. " 

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Wed March 26, 2014

The Life and Music of Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington, 1954
Credit Public Domain

Terry Teachout is the drama critic for the Wall Street Journal.  He’s also a jazz musician, and the author of several books.  In 2009, he published a highly regarded biography of Louis Armstrong, and last year he released a beautifully written and insightful biography of Duke Ellington.  It's called "Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington."  Terry Teachout joins Tom Hall on the line from New York.

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