Hot Stove Cool Music 2016 - Boston January Music Event

by Jonathan Fine
(Boston, MA 02215, United States)

Music and Baseball Heat Up Off-Season at 2016 Hot Stove Cool Music Concert

Performances by Music and Baseball Stars (Including Bronson Arroyo, Jake Peavy, Bernie Williams and More) Support Theo and Paul Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later; Emceed by Mad Men’s Joel Murray

WHO/WHAT: Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and Hall of Fame baseball journalist Peter Gammons, bring music and baseball heavy hitters together to benefit the Foundation To Be Named Later (FTBNL). Presented by Ipswitch, the concert features a wide variety of notable musicians and MLB stars including Bronson Arroyo (member of the 2004 Boston Red Sox World Championship team), Jake Peavy (member of the 2013 Boston Red Sox World Championship team), Latin Grammy Nominated jazz musician Bernie Williams (former New York Yankee), Tiffany Ortiz (wife of David Ortiz) and more. Mad Men actor Joel Murray and former Boston Red Sox first baseman Sean Casey will emcee.

Additional performers include Peter Gammons, Boston’s Hot Stove All Stars (including Epstein, Will Dailey, Red Sox organist Josh Kantor, and a collection of Boston musicians) and Chicago’s Hot Stove All Stars: featuring Cubs broadcaster Len Kasper, Cheap Trick’s Daxx Neilsen and Chicago-based rockers Scott Lucas (Local H) and Freda Love Smith (Blake Babies).

A VIP Party before the show will feature Harpoon Beer and food from acclaimed restaurants LOCO, BOKX 109, CHOPPS, The Fireplace and Pastoral.

WHERE: Paradise Rock Club, 967 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

WHEN: Saturday, January 9, 2016
VIP Party ($150): 6 pm – 8 pm
Concert ($40): 7 pm Doors

HOW: For tickets and more information, please visit

WHY: Foundation To Be Named Later raises funds and awareness for non-profit agencies, working on the front lines, serving disadvantaged youth in Greater Boston and Chicago and giving direct grants to highly under-resourced college students through its Peter Gammons College Scholarship program. FTBNL concentrates on programs that teach leadership, education and healthy development of families.

MEDIA CONTACT: Jonathan Fine, Elevate Communications, 781.248.3963,

Hot Stove Cool Music is a benefit concert and musical variety show held in Boston during the winter and in Chicago during the summer. The event was created in December of 2000 by Hall of Fame Baseball journalist Peter Gammons and former Boston Herald sports writer Jeff Horrigan. Over the previous 15 years, Hot Stove Cool Music has become a staple on Boston’s entertainment calendar and has raised more than $8 million for Theo and Paul Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later.

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