Before Good Charlotte and All Time Low gained national attention, they began their careers in Baltimore. Follow the next era of rock bands that are finding an audience in Charm City and nationally.
Fools & Horses
Fools & Horses features the Baltimore quartet of Matt Hutchison (vocal/guitar), Tim Hutchison (drums/vocals), Kent Warren (bass/vocals), and Steve Herrera (guitar/vocals). With a distinct modern rock sound and infectious, youthful energy, Fools & Horses are becoming a fan favorite throughout the area. They have found a melody that combines the power of the ‘90s with the force and rhythm commonly heard from artists today. Fools & Horses regularly performs along the East Coast and are frequent performers at Rams Head Live. Already they have shared the stage with Bon Jovi, The Roots, Blue Oyster Cult and Sister Hazel.
Already with a tour in Europe, Beach House is beginning their rise through the indie rock scene. Their psychedelic music and dreamlike rhythms have been an inspiration for many artists in the local area. Their sound and melody is hard to attach with a time and era, but that is what makes Beach House unique. The duo of Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally has been labeled has having a “dream pop” sound, but labeling the awe and lore of their music would not be fair. Their slow and moving lyrics are up to various interpretations of which Baltimore has come to love.
Loving The Lie
Join Kevin Hock, Matt Silkworth, Roobyn Bryant, Sean Stinchomb and Dominic Delauney in Loving the Lie. With plenty of crossover potential, Loving the Lie’s songs are dynamic and gripping. Loving the Lie has already shared the stage with Everclear, 30 Seconds to Mars and Jimmie’s Chicken Shack and will continue to see the big stage as their music begins to find more fans. Dark and lyrically charged, Loving the Lie gives us plenty of reason to support the up-and-coming sounds of Baltimore. Loving the Lie will be a band to follow for years to come, and that is the truth.
A two-piece band from Baltimore, Wye Oak is quickly rising up in the indie Rock scene of Baltimore. Their debut album, If Children, has garnered rave reviews and already the band has released three albums to date. The male-female vocal leads of Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack are a pleasant experience with a warm and distinct sound. Wye Oak has begun touring in Europe that is also recognizing the talented Indie duo. Look for live performances from Wye Oak at The Ottobar in Baltimore.
J. Roddy Walston And The Business
If you are looking for old-fashioned rock and roll, J. Roddy Walston and The Business deliver with electric sound and force. Originally from Tennessee, J. Roody Walston and his band have just released their first album and a nationwide tour. After selling out crowds at The Ottobar for years, J. Roddy and The Businesss have played in front of crowds in Texas and New York. You can view their music videos on YouTube that further showcase the band’s talents. Known for their unpredictable and raucous shows, J. Roddy Walston and The Business are ready to rock out for years to come.