Saturday, February 24, 2024

Music

Laying it on the line with the great Rik Emmett of Triumph

With a newly released memoir about his life in music and times in the Canadian band Triumph in the 1980s, guitarist Rik Emmett discusses " "Lay It On The Line" and the stories behind a lifetime in music with Nestor from Toronto. Oh, there's also a surprising amount of baseball chatter with this big MLB fan and historian, too!

Sex, Christmas, crabs and the Baltimore accent with the legendary John Waters

We always wanted to have Baltimore's most famous worldwide export on the show but were afraid to ask. In advance of his "A John Waters Christmas: Let's Blow It Up!" at Baltimore SoundStage on December 21st, the Pope Of Trash comes home to Nestor to dish on holiday etiquette and why he loves soft shell crabs and still being on stage with an audience.

A lifetime of Schock and awe in banging the drums deserves pain relief

The Maryland Crab Cake Tour hosted a special holiday edition of the show at Far & Dotter with our favorite Dundalk Rock And Rock Hall of Famer Gina Schock of The Go-Go's joined by Curio Wellness Chief Brand Officer Wendy Bronfein to rock a great chat about the benefits of pain relief. Merging rock and roll and cannabis education as we roll into 2024 ready for more music.

Drums, cannabis and science rocking the education of the plant – and the future of medicine

The Maryland Crab Cake Tour brought a spirited holiday edition of the show to Far & Dotter in Timonium with Dundalk drummer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gina Schock of The Go-Go's joined by Curio founder Michael Bronfein and daughter Wendy Bronfein discussing how a once pharmaceutical family drummed its way into the cannabis wellness business in Maryland. (We loved this one!)

Loving the Baltimore community music connection between Curio Wellness and CFG Bank Arena

Our Chief Cannabis Officer for education Wendy Bronfein of Curio Wellness discusses the local business connection and partnership with CFG Bank Arena, rock and roll and contesting and gifting for the holidays. Even Mariah Carey is coming to Baltimore to sing about Santa!

Rumbling the 80s back to the Recher on December 2nd with Tommy Conwell

Legendary Philadelphia blues rockers Tommy Conwell and The Young Rumblers return to the Baltimore area for the first time in two decades and Nestor asks why it's still fun to put the band back together almost four decades after the Hammerjacks magic of "I'm Not Your Man."

Finally unearthing my 1990 late night KISStory dinner chat with Paul Stanley as “End Of The Road” KISS goodbye comes to Baltimore

Nestor Aparicio wanted the best and he got the best! As a kid who worshiped all things KISS in the 1970s musical coming of age, he interviewed Paul Stanley twice as a music critic – once at The News American as a 16-year old in 1985 and again in a late-night, by-invite personal sit down with the legendary leader of the hottest band in the world at a makeup free 1990 chat on the "Hot In The Shade" tour. It was a great chat when the groupies weren't beating on Stanley's hotel room at the Dulles Hyatt.

Why can’t people STFU when the singer is singing and we’ve all paid a ton of dough to see a performer?

When our Chief Digital Officer Mike Rosenfeld of Web Connection drops by the show, it usually involves music. This time after Nestor got back from an American bender through South Carolina for Sammy Hagar and Las Vegas for U2 at Sphere, he needed some answers about how Alice Cooper got there. And why people can't shut up when Billy Joel or John Mayer are singing a love song.

Baltimore Magazine editor Max Weiss joins Ricig and Nestor to discuss BSO and local love for music

Baltimore Magazine editor-in-chief Max Weiss joins Ricig and Nestor at Koco's Pub on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery, Window Nation and Jiffy Lube to discuss her recent story on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and new conductor Jonathon Heyward. Always sharing the local love for music – and broccoli tempura and the quest for Steve Chu!

Finally getting Free to tell the history of Baltimore house music with the great Ultra Nate´

Our Maryland Crab Cake Tour, presented by The Maryland Lottery, Window Nation and Jiffy Lube is always filled with serendipity. Roz Lane was coming by Koco's Pub to help us give away from Ravens scratch-offs and wound up Ko-hosting our segment with the Baltimore diva of the dance floor and celebrating 20 years of Deep Sugar grooves. Let Roz tell you about all of those all night dance parties at the Paradox while Ultra schools Nestor on the roots of house music and her amazing international success as an artist.
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After the “Oh!” there’s the CBD benefits of pain relief

Wendy Bronfein of Curio Wellness discusses the after "Oh!" and answers Nestor's curiosity about CBD products and ways to soothe aching muscles.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 3): Giving Peter The Ball, Scabs and The Angelos NFL Franchise in Baltimore

Peter Angelos did everything in his power to give Baltimore the NFL ball in 1994. Here's the whole story...and the 2131 Cal Ripken night when Orioles fans booed him off the dais and he was never to be seen in front of Baltimore fans ever again.

Laying it on the line with the great Rik Emmett of Triumph

With a newly released memoir about his life in music and times in the Canadian band Triumph in the 1980s, guitarist Rik Emmett discusses " "Lay It On The Line" and the stories behind a lifetime in music with Nestor from Toronto. Oh, there's also a surprising amount of baseball chatter with this big MLB fan and historian, too!

Learning where sports wagering tax dollars go

It was revenue source that the state of Maryland never had before the legalization of sports wagering. Maryland Lottery and Gaming Executive Director John Martin reports the largest month ever for the state for sports wagering and helps Nestor recap Crab Cake Row and hitting the big one as the jackpots soar.

Crab Cake Row: The reality of food insecurity in Hamilton and UMCS Food Pantry

Cathy Thompson discusses food insecurity in Hamilton and the folks she and the UMCS Food Pantry on Harford Road serve every day in our city from Pappas in Cockeysville on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Weekend" for the Maryland Food Bank.

Crab Cake Row: All that CareFirst does to promote wellness and insure care when you need it

Destiny-Simone Ramjohn tells Nestor all that CareFirst does to promote wellness for everyone it serves on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" at Pappas in Cockeysville for the Maryland Food Bank.

Remembering Lefty

Luke Jones and Nestor discuss Lefty Driesell, Terps mojo, Ravens departures and potential of Orioles to rule local sports scene

How will Orioles replace Kyle Bradish?

With the first news out of spring training in Sarasota a very bad report on the ace of last season Kyle Bradish, Luke Jones joins Nestor to discuss the UCL injury and the never-ending pitching concerns for Orioles general manager Mike Elias and where the team will turn before Opening Day.
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