Brandon Weigel

Brandon Weigel is the managing editor of Baltimore Fishbowl. A graduate of the University of Maryland, he has been published in The Washington Post, The Sun, Baltimore Magazine, Urbanite, The Baltimore Business Journal, b and others. Prior to joining Baltimore Fishbowl, he was an editor at City Paper from 2012 to 2017. He can be reached at [email protected]

Maxwell to perform two April shows with the BSO

Image via the artist’s Facebook page.

Grammy Award-winning soul singer Maxwell will join the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for two April performances, the orchestra announced today.

Ahead of March show, Wye Oak releases new song, mini-doc

Credit: Kendall Atwater.

We’re only 11 days away from Wye Oak’s homecoming show at 2640 Space, and Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack are back with another new track, “Walk Soft,” plus a six-minute documentary with the band members explaining their creative process.

Horse Lords share new song ‘People’s Park’

Credit: Audrey Gatewood

Nearly a month out from the release of their new record, “The Common Task,” Horse Lords today released new single “People’s Park,” a reference to a park founded by the Young Lords, a Chicago street gang-turned-community group.

Legg Mason to be acquired by California-based Franklin Resources

The Legg Mason Tower in Harbor East. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Baltimore-based investment manager Legg Mason will be acquired by the California firm Franklin Resources for $4.5 billion as part of an all-cash deal, both companies announced this morning.

The San Mateo, California-based Franklin Resources, more commonly known in the marketplace as Franklin Templeton Investments, will pay $50 per share to acquire Legg Mason and take on $2 billion of the company’s debt.