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List of Famous Bands from Baltimore

Updated June 8, 2017 54.1k views67 items

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

    Piano rock, Dark cabaret
    Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos, August 22, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter and...  more

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    Billie Holiday

    Torch song, Ballad
    Eleanora Fagan (April 7, 1915 – July 17, 1959), better known as Billie Holiday, was an...  more

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    Beach House

    Indie pop, Shoegazing
    Beach House is a dream pop duo from Baltimore, Maryland, formed in 2004. The band consists of...  more

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    All Time Low

    Pop punk, Rock music
    All Time Low is an American rock band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in...  more
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    Philip Glass

    Opera, Classical music
    Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer. He is widely regarded as one of...  more

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    Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B
    Mark Althavan Andrews (born November 9, 1978), better known by his stage name Sisqó (stylized...  more

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    Gina Schock

    Pop punk, New Wave
    Regina Ann "Gina" Schock (born August 31, 1957) is an American musician. She is best known as...  more
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    Rye Rye

    Hip hop music, Synthpop
    Ryeisha Berrain (born November 25, 1990), known by her stage name Rye Rye, is an American...  more

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    #129 of 233 The Greatest Women Rappers of All Time#15 of 37 The Best Rappers From Maryland

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    Dru Hill

    Pop music, Contemporary R&B
    Dru Hill is an American singing group, most popular during the late 1990s, whose repertoire...  more

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    #70 of 252 The Greatest R&B Artists and Bands of All Time#153 of 173 The Best Old School Hip Hop Groups/Rappers

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    Spank Rock

    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop
    Naeem Juwan, better known by his stage name Spank Rock, is an American rapper and songwriter...  more
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    Felicia Pearson

    Hip hop music, LGBT hip hop
    Felicia Pearson (born May 18, 1980) is an American actress. She played Felicia "Snoop" Pearson...  more


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    Hip hop music, Pop music
    Mario Dewar Barrett (born August 27, 1986), known mononymously as Mario, is an American...  more
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    Mitch Allan

    Pop punk, Pop music
    Mitch Allan is an American record producer, songwriter and musician. He has written and...  more
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    Ellis Larkins (May 15, 1923 – September 30, 2002) was an American jazz pianist born in...  more
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    Dan Deacon

    Synthpop, Indie
    Dan Deacon (born August 28, 1981) is an American composer and electronic musician based in...  more

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    #32 of 45 Musicians with the Best Onstage Banter#344 of 543 The Best Indie Bands & Artists

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    William Henry "Chick" Webb (February 10, 1905 – June 16, 1939) was an American jazz and swing...  more

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    Hip hop music, Baltimore club
    Charles Smith (born September 30, 1985), better known as Blaqstarr or DJ Blaqstarr, is a...  more
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    Shad Talik Baker

    Hip hop music
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    Robbie Basho (born Daniel R. Robinson, Jr., August 31, 1940 – February 28, 1986) was an...  more
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    Billy Griffin

    Disco, Pop music
    William L. "Billy" Griffin (born August 15, 1950 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American singer...  more
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    Cheryl Wheeler

    Folk music, Country
    Cheryl Wheeler (born July 10, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter of contemporary folk...  more
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    Chad Taylor

    Pop rock, Post-grunge
    Chad Taylor may refer to: Chad Taylor (guitarist) (born 1970), American guitarist in the...  more
  • 23

    Misery Index

    Goregrind, Deathgrind
    Misery Index is an American deathgrind band formed in 2001 in Baltimore, Maryland, United...  more
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    Brian Larsen

    Rock music, Folk rock
    Brian Larsen (born April 9, 1986, in Laurel, Maryland) is a multi-instrumentalist, singer,...  more
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    The Orioles

    Rhythm and blues
    The Orioles were an American R&B group of the late 1940s and early 1950s, one of the earliest...  more