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The Tamlins “Baltimore” (Taxi) 12″

Baltimore is such a depressing town that even Edgar Allan Poe couldn’t hack it.  On October 3, 1849, Poe was found on the streets of Baltimore delirious, “in great distress, and… in need of immediate assistance.”  Reportedly he was wearing… Continue Reading

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Addis Pablo, Suns of Dub do Baltimore

THE JOURNEY TO BALTIMORE EP – SUNS OF DUB FEATURING MIKEY GENERAL, QUEEN OMEGA, ADDIS PABLO & THE SUNS OF DUB.. PRODUCED BY RAS JAMMY AND SHAN A SHAN (FR) … A DIGITAL DUB HOMAGE TO THE CLASSIC BALTIMORE DUB… Continue Reading

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Scott Paynter talks ‘Draw Your Brakes’ with Midnight Raver

So today I have the pleasure of speaking with my good friend Scotty Paynter, singer and musician from Baltimore, MD.  Most of you know Scott as the lead singer of tried and true east coast reggae ambassadors ‘Jah Works’.  Lately he’s… Continue Reading

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Yet another undocumented Peter Tosh show brought to light by Midnight Raver Blog

It appears, without question, that the existing tour venues and dates archive for Peter Tosh contains significant errors and inaccuracies.  This is why we here at the MIDNIGHT RAVER BLOG continue to conduct extensive research in an effort to correct some of the errors… Continue Reading

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D.C.-area’s ‘Ballyhoo’ hits road with ‘Tribal Seeds’; Will appear with Stephen Marley, Wailers

Announces Tour with Tribal Seeds   Also to Perform at CA’s Shoreline Jam Festival w/ The Wailers  + Baltimore’s Charm City Festival w/ Weezer Named on MTV.com’s “100 Bands to Watch List” Watch Ballyhoo!’s NEW Music Video and Lyric Video… Continue Reading

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Marley, Jah Works on-board for Charm City Music Festival

  Stephen Marley and Baltimore-born Jah Works are slated to perform at this year’s Charm City Music Festival in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, September 15, 2012, says the festival’s website (http://charmcitymusicfestival.com/).  Other acts include headliner Weezer, Flogging Molly, Southern Culture… Continue Reading

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Jah Works: Baltimore’s Bomb Squad

I recently spoke with brothers Kevin and Brian Gorman of Baltimore-based reggae outfit Jah Works. If you’re not familiar with this amazing roots crew, check out my recent article and interview with the group at World-A-Reggae. http://www.worldareggae.com/reggaeyard/jah-works-baltimore-bomb-squad-ready-to-break/ So how did… Continue Reading