Tag: singing competitions

Watch: Park Heights’ Davon Fleming Moves into Top 8 on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

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Davon Fleming performing live. Still via “The Voice” and NBC/YouTube.

Baltimore native Davon Fleming belted his way into another round on the national televised singing competition “The Voice” last night, with a crucial assist from viewers.

World’s Largest Women’s Barbershop Competition Coming to Baltimore

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Barbershop Harmonies
catch of the day fish (2)You can usually tell when a “con” (that is, a convention) is in town. Suddenly the light rail (and harbor, and Lexington Market, and everything else) is full of young men dressed as My Little Ponies (BronyCon) or people of all stripes dressed as Anime characters (Otakon). It can be a little disorienting, of course, but it can also fill one with a kind of civic pride. After all, if Baltimore is the kind of place that people can comfortably assemble for their not-quite-run-of-the-mill gatherings, we think that speaks pretty well of our city. Well, here comes a convention whose attendees may be less conspicuous– but which is certainly as worthy of notice as anything else we’ve seen all year. It’s the 68th annual Sweet Adelines International Convention and Competition. For the uninitiated, that’s the world’s largest women’s barbershop harmony competition– 2015 edition.