THANK YOU for another SOLD OUT MammoJam Music Festival! Thanks to you, our sponsors and our amazing volunteers and bands we enjoyed our BEST year ever. And that means even more support for our friends at Healthcare for the Homeless and the Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy. You've made these lst 15 years a fun and meaningful way to help low income owmen who are our neighbors right here in Baltimore and we are quite grateful for all that you do. In case you missed it, here is a little bit of what may be the best Ursula Ricks set we've seen. (and thats saying something) THANK YOU
Are you ready to get out of the wind and "Be Part of Life" at tonight's MammoJam Music Festival? We are! Free food from 20 local restaurants, gourmet AND homemade ice cream, and a couple of free drinks on us from Union Craft Brewery. Doors at 6:30, music at 7. If you still need a ticket get to the venue early as we start to make another 15 years of amazing memories in support of cancer sreening and treatment for low income women! Tonights show will sell out.
MammoJam's success comes from the hard work and dedication of our volunteers and bands. Those great sets of music dont just show up at the festival. They take lots of work. Roses n Rust is ready for Saturday. Are you? Only about 15 tickets left. Dont miss out. Get your tickets at www.mammojam.org !
Today's MammoJam Memory is a special one. In 2008 Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews was a well known prodigy in New Orleans. Before performing with U2 and headlining JazzFest, he and his band Orleans Avenue made their 1st Baltimore appearance at the 5th MammoJam Festival. He returned in 2009 and is now widely recognized as one of the great musical talents in the country. Here's a clip from his 2nd performance in April, 2009. And we'll see you on Saturday for the 15th MammoJam Music Festival. www.mammojam.org
Today's MammoJam Memory comes from our only "outdoor" festival in September, 2007. Caleb Stine and Andrew Grimm collaborate on an Americana rendition of the Velver Underground's "Sweet Jane". People often ask how MammoJam picks our bands. "If noboody were to come to the festival, I would still have a good time". This happened that sweltering day in 2007 with temps hitting 95. Please excuse the video quality, I was dancing when I shot it. See you Saturday at the 15th Mammojam Festival www.mammojam.org
Most of our best memories over the last 15 years come from our bands and supporters. Today's top moment comes from our "1st band" the Reserves. In late 2003 Dave Greksouk graciously agreed to bring the Reserves to our inaugural festival making them MammoJam’s first band. As their catalogue expanded with acclaimed albums, Where Have All the Dreamers Gone and Life so did their influence as they were featured XMU's R/A/D/A/R Report as one of the top unsigned artists in the count...ry. They made MammoJam a regional festival, bringing us a steady lineup of DC and Northern Virginia artists like No Second Troy, Virginia Coalition, Vikki Nova, and Nicki Gonzales. And for that they are one of our most important bands. We are excited to have them back to showcase their honest lyrics and well crafted songs from their entire catalogue and their new release, Weekend Love Affair.
Kicking off our look back at the best momeonets from Mammojam's first 15 years. Its a big show so we're starting with Big Sam's Funky Nation from their 2010 set, the night before their debut on David Simon's Treme. Enjoy and see you Saturday night at the 8x10
Since 2004 you've made MammoJam the most fun Festival of the year, all in support of an amazing cause. To celebrate, we're counting down to Saturday's Festival... with some of the best moments from our first 15 years. Its a BIG year for us, so we're kicking it off with Big Sam's Funky Nation, LIVE from 2010. Enjoy, and see you Saturday, Tickets at mammojam.org.
Joined today on the FOX45 Morning show with Dr. Amy Voiga from Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD who fights the fight everyday for our most vulnerable women. Check us out as listen to her tout the importance of early detection and breast cancer screening. Then support her work by getting one of the few tickets remaining for the 15th MammoJam Music Festival on March 3rd! www.mammojam.org
The view from backstage at Fox 45 counting down to promote MammoJam's 15th Anniversary festival and the importance of early beast cancer screening at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. Join us March 3rd at The 8x10. Limited tickets still available at mammojam.org.
More sponsors and donors! Thanks to all of these amazing businesses for donating to our upcoming event. Please support them and say thanks! SoBo Cafe, Southside Diner, Hull Street Blues Cafe, The Port Public House, SoBotanical, The Outpost American Tavern, ONEHOPE Wine, and Dessert Fantasies.