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In our first episode, Mary Prankster joins BURP host Bronson Hoover in an intimate conversation inside the making of her latest album “Thickly Settled.” They delve into Mary’s writing process, eponymous freedom, rabid fans, and sanity in the COVID era.Mary Prankster is the epitome of Baltimore talent. She’s edgy and funky. Her lyrics ping-pong between filth and innocence in a celebration of Baltimore’s Ravens, Natty Boh, and Cal Ripkin. Mary went into semi-retirement a decade ago. But when she pops her head up, her loyal fans fill every venue. Her live show is a collaborative experience with her audience … a Cabaret with Mary as the Master of Ceremonies.Her 2019 album Thickly Settled is a genre-bending journey that flexes all of Mary’s songwriting muscles. She brought in some of the area’s top talent and covered a lot of ground.You can hear her album or watch the recently released “Live at the Ottobar” video online at

Mary requested any fans wanting to give back to please donate to Black Lives Matter.

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