Marian McLaughlin

Marian McLaughlin

Performance and Music Critic

Marian McLaughlin is a musician, visual artist, naturalist, and educator. She toured extensively in the United States and the U.K., released three studio albums, and performed an NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert. She was a Strathmore Artist-in-Residence in 2015 and led an ensemble for the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage series in 2018.   McLaughlin was a featured guest for WTMD’s Baltimore Hit Parade and recorded a live set in their studio. Always inspired by the arts, McLaughlin has worked for over a decade curating and presenting community events. From 2014-2019, she helped run the Holy Underground Arts Collective and hosted multi-genre concerts, puppet shows, small theater events, poetry readings, workshops, and art exhibits.

Stories by Marian McLaughlin
Love Groove Festival Founder and City Connect Changemaker on His Multi-Faceted Approach to Producing Music and Empowering Community

At 24 years old, Tyler is a prolific musician, producer, and festival organizer.

After Tom Miller Week, An Exhibit and Auction Continue the Artist’s Legacy

With the resurgence of Tom Miller Day, more people are studying and admiring his work, turning Miller into a deep source of inspiration for future generations of Baltimore artists.

Experiencing the unique performance medium that is the Crankie, an abstract, moving panorama

Movement was the theme of the 2023 Baltimore Crankie Festival, which takes place every year at the Creative Alliance.

Baltimore musician Ed Hrybyk felt the impact of the pandemic not only as a performer but as a jazz teacher

The Ed Hrybyk Trio will play an upcoming show on Friday December 16th at the Church on the Square as part of the Music on the Square Concert Series