Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Baltimore

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List of Baltimore bands, listed by their level of fame. This Baltimore musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Baltimore bands are included, as well as many Baltimore musicians of underground status. This list of Baltimore musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Baltimore bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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Tori Amos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Piano rock, Dark cabaret, Electronic dance music Tori Amos is an American singer-songwriter, pianist and composer. She is a classically-trained musician and has a mezzo-soprano vocal range. She has been nominated eight times for a Grammy ...more

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Billie Holiday is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Torch song, Ballad, Swing music Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. ...more

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Beach House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Indie pop, Shoegazing, Electronic music Beach House is a dream pop duo from Baltimore, Maryland, formed in 2004. The band consists of French-born Victoria Legrand and Baltimore native Alex Scally. Their self-titled debut album was ...more

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All Time Low is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Pop punk, Rock music, Emo All Time Low is an American pop punk band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in 2003. Since their formation the band has consisted of vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex ...more

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Philip Glass is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Opera, Classical music, Contemporary classical music Philip Morris Glass is an American composer. He is considered one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th century. His music is also often controversially described as minimal ...more

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Sisqó is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Mark Althavean Andrews, known by his stage name Sisqó, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer and actor. He is the lead singer of R&B group Dru Hill, and ...more

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Gina Schock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music Regina Ann "Gina" Schock is best known as the drummer in the all-woman rock band The Go-Go's. Schock's career began as drummer for Edie and the Eggs, a band assembled to feature the ...more

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Rye Rye is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro hop Ryeisha Berrain, known by her stage name Rye Rye, is an American rapper, singer, dancer and actress. Signed to N.E.E.T. Recordings, she released Go! Pop! Bang! on May 15, 2012. In early 2009, ...more

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Dru Hill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Pop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing Dru Hill is an American singing group, most popular during the late 1990s, whose repertoire included soul, hip hop soul and gospel music. Founded in Baltimore, Maryland, and active since 1992, ...more

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Spank Rock is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Dirty rap Naeem Juwan, better known by his stage name Spank Rock, is an American rapper and songwriter from Baltimore. He rose to fame with his 2006 album YoYoYoYoYo, which was produced by former group ...more

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Felicia Pearson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Hip hop music, LGBT hip hop Felicia Pearson is an American actress, author, and rapper. She is best known for playing a character of the same name, Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, on The Wire. She wrote a memoir titled ...more

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Mario is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Hip hop music, Pop music, Electronic dance music Mario Dewar Barrett, known mononymously as Mario, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, model and record producer. He is known for his singles "Just a Friend 2002" ...more

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Mitch Allan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Pop punk, Pop music, Pop rock Mitch Allan is an American Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling producer, songwriter, and musician. He has written and produced songs for artists such as Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Jason ...more

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Ellis Larkins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Jazz Ellis Larkins was an African-American jazz pianist born in Baltimore, Maryland, perhaps best known for his two recordings with Ella Fitzgerald, the albums Ella Sings Gershwin and Songs in a ...more

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Dan Deacon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Synthpop, Indie, Electronic music Dan Deacon is an American composer and electronic musician based out of Baltimore, Maryland. Since 2003, Deacon has released eight albums under several different labels. Deacon is renowned for ...more

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Chick Webb is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Jazz William Henry Webb, usually known as Chick Webb was an American jazz and swing music drummer as well as a band leader.

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Blaqstarr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Hip hop music, Baltimore club Charles Smith, better known as Blaqstarr or DJ Blaqstarr, is a Baltimore, Maryland area rapper, singer, producer and DJ. He is best known for his work with M.I.A..

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Shad Talik Baker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Hip hop music

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Robbie Basho is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Robbie Basho was an American composer, guitarist and pianist, and a proponent of the acoustic steel string guitar in America.

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Billy Griffin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues William L. "Billy" Griffin is an American singer and songwriter. He is best known for replacing Smokey Robinson as lead singer of The Miracles in 1972.

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Cheryl Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Folk music, Country Cheryl Wheeler is an American singer-songwriter of contemporary folk music, based in New England. To date, she has recorded thirteen folk albums, and has toured extensively throughout the United ...more

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Chad Taylor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Pop rock, Post-grunge, Alternative rock Chad Taylor is an American guitarist in the bands The Gracious Few and Live. Live have sold over 20 million records, including the 8x platinum album Throwing Copper.

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Misery Index is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Goregrind, Deathgrind, Grindcore Misery Index is an American deathgrind band formed in 2001 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, by Jason Netherton on vocals and bass guitar, Mike Harrison on vocals and guitar, and Kevin ...more

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Brian Larsen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Rock music, Folk rock, Pop rock Brian Larsen is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and record producer. Larsen has released ten albums, eight under the name "Twilight's Moon" and two under his own name, 2009's Breaking ...more

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The Orioles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Rhythm and blues The Orioles were a successful and influential American R&B group of the late 1940s and early 1950s, one of the earliest such vocal groups who established the basic pattern for the doo-wop ...more

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SR-71 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Pop punk, Alternative rock, Punk rock SR-71 is an American rock band that was formed in Baltimore, Maryland. They are best known for their 2000 single "Right Now", their 2002 single "Tomorrow", and as the authors ...more

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Huntingtons is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Christian punk, Christian alternative rock, Alternative rock The Huntingtons are a punk band from Baltimore, Maryland which formed in 1993-1994 in the Maryland/Delaware area by Cliff Powell, Mike Holt and Mike Pierce. The band is heavily influenced by The ...more

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4 P.M. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
4 P.M. Contemporary R&B 4 P.M., is an American male R&B group best known for their cover version of "Sukiyaki", which peaked at number 8 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in February 1995. 4 P.M. is an acronym ...more

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Woody Rock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Rhythm and blues, Gospel music Woody Rock is an African-American singer and musician. Woody is best known as a former member of multi-platinum R&B act Dru Hill, a group for which he has written and sung lead on songs such ...more

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Disappear fear is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Indie pop, Americana, Folk music Disappear Fear is an American indie pop/indie folk/Americana/world beat band formed in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1987.

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Against Nature is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Doom metal, Blues-rock, Rock music Against Nature is an American metal band from Baltimore, Maryland.

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Mary Prankster is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Rock music, Cowpunk Mary Prankster was the moniker for an American singer-songwriter, primarily associated with Baltimore, who played a blend of alternative/indie music with frank lyrics. The name is a reference to ...more

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Jessica Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Jazz Jessica Williams is an American pianist and composer who has deep roots in jazz. She has been called "one of the top jazz pianists of today."

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OXES is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Rock music, Instrumental rock, Heavy metal OXES are an instrumental rock band from Baltimore, Maryland. Their music has been called math rock or post-punk. OXES are part of what is known as "The Baltimore Rowdy Collective" ...more

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Larry
Larry "Jazz" Anthony Jazz is an African-American R&B singer. He is best known as a member of the successful R&B group Dru Hill, serving as second lead singer for the group.

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Child's Play is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Child's Play Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal Child's Play is a hard rock band from East Baltimore, Maryland. The group was formed in 1983 in with Larry Hinshaw, Brian Jack, Phil Wiser, Jimmy Shafer, and Steve Albinak. The group later ...more

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Ruff Endz is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Ruff Endz Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues Ruff Endz is an American R&B duo, consisting of members David "Davinch" Chance and Dante "Chi" Jordan from Baltimore, Maryland. They are best known for their hit songs ...more

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Charm City Devils is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Charm City Devils Hard rock Charm City Devils is a hard rock band from Baltimore, Maryland. The band was founded by singer/song writer and former Child's Play and SR-71 drummer John Allen and includes bassist Anthony ...more

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JMacDeezy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Underground hip hop

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Adelphi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Adelphi Pop music, Rock music Adelphi was an American rock band, based in Towson, Maryland. They formed in 2002 and were signed to the record label Drive-Thru Records. They played their last show as Adelphi on December 30, ...more

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Celebration is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Celebration Celebration is a psychedelic soul band based out of Baltimore, Maryland.

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Margret Heater is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Rock music, Heavy metal Margret Heater was a Baltimore, Maryland emo/screamo and nu metal band from 1997–2003.

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Lungfish is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Rock music, Experimental rock, Post-hardcore Lungfish is a post-hardcore band formed in 1987 in Baltimore, Maryland. All of their music has been released by the Washington, D.C. punk label Dischord except for their first LP, Necklace of ...more

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Don Ewell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Jazz Don Ewell was an American jazz stride pianist born in Baltimore, Maryland, perhaps best known for his work with several prominent New Orleans–based musicians such as Sidney Bechet, Kid Ory, ...more

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Michi-chan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Michi-chan J-pop, Comedy

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Height is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Height Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Indie Height Keech is the stage name of Baltimore rapper and podcaster Dan Keech. He is best known as the founder and frontman for the group Height With Friends. Before forming Height With Friends, he ...more

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Double Dagger is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Double Dagger Rock music, Punk rock, Post-hardcore Double Dagger was a post-punk trio from Baltimore, Maryland composed of only drums, vocals, and a very loud bass guitar which fills the space a guitar would normally take. Vocalist Nolen Strals ...more

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Classical music The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra based in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore SO has its principal residence at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, where it ...more

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Nokio the N-Tity is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Nokio the N-Tity Nokio the N-Tity is an African-American record producer, songwriter, singer, and rapper. He is best known as the founder of the successful R&B group Dru Hill, serving as in-house producer ...more

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Sonna is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Bands from Baltimore
Post-rock, Indie rock Sonna is a post-rock band from Baltimore, Maryland. The band formed in 1998, and have released two full-length albums on label Temporary Residence, of which guitarist deVine is the owner.