| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:13 PM
The Blast roster is a melting pot — there are slightly more first- and second-year players than veterans, and more are from Brazil than the Baltimore area.
All the mixing and matching — eight players on the 18-man roster come from another...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:48 AM
Here in Baltimore for the first time in the better part of two decades on what's ostensibly a promotional tour for their latest release, "Away From the World," the Dave Matthews Band played a set sprinkled with only a handful of obligatory tracks from the...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 1:33 PM
In June, when Sade was preparing to kick off her first tour in more than a decade, the husky-voiced crooner tweeted about her love of Baltimore and entertained reporters while relaxing in her 2,100-square-foot suite at the Hotel Monaco. When in town,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:22 AM
Tuesday night's "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show" was what we've come to expect from the annual safe-for-CBS peep show: beautiful women, elaborate lingerie (Miranda Kerr wore a $2.5M bra), oogling celebrities and some live music in an attempt to distract...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:50 AM
Van Halen is extending its national tour and will perform at 1st Mariner Arena this summer.
The band's show has been set for July 15, promoter Live Nation announced Tuesday morning.
The show is a huge coup for 1st Mariner, which had badly wanted the...
| Mar 6, 2012
Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is appealing directly to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on behalf of elephants.
In a letter dated Tuesday, the actress said she was appealing to the mayor "as a mother and proud Baltimore native."
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:00 AM
We've already looked back at the top 10 concerts of the year. And, later this week, we'll bring you the best singles and albums of the year.
For now, here's a look back at the 25 most reads posts on Midnight Sun in 2011. They include breaking news,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 5:15 AM
Three years in the making, Wednesday's U2 concert at M&T Bank Stadium could attract a record crowd — along with gridlock in the streets — at a time when uncertainty over the NFL season leaves Baltimore looking for more ways to fill the...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 7:29 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
Contributor Evan Haga reviews Ozzy Osbourne's show Monday night at 1st Mariner Arena.
Wham City be damned: For three terrifically loud hours last night at a half-full 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore was a metal town again.
| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:31 AM
The circuses are coming to town!
That's right, we're talking plural. Over the next week, both the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Cirque du Soleil will be landing in Baltimore for extended stays. Barnum & Bailey, in fact, is already here ...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 12:12 PM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
British pop singer Sade will kick off her first tour in a decade in Baltimore, she announced today.
Sade, the singer of "Smooth Operator," is one of the most commercially successful British artists, but she's been mainly...