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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