Theo Epstein, Len Kasper and Peter Gammons will host the second annual Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago benefit concert this Friday, June 21 at Wrigleyville’s Metro. Epstein, the Cubs’ president of baseball operations, will be joined on stage by Kasper, the Cubs’ TV play by play man, and Gammons, a Hall of Fame-honored baseball writer — as well as feature ensemble performances by headliner Poi Dog Pondering.
Also scheduled to perform are the Parkington Sisters, Brede Baldwin and Kay Hanley, the former vocalist for Letters to Cleo. Epstein, Kasper and Gammons will perform alongside The Hot Stove All-Stars, featuring Jesse Dee, Local H’s Scott Lucas, Will Dailey, Jimmy Chamberlin and special guests.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Chicago Cubs Charities and Epstein’s “Foundation To Be Named Later.”
Tickets are on sale at www.metrochicago.com.