Hot Stove, Cool Music returns to the Paradise for 2011

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Organizers for the annual “Hot Stove, Cool Music” have announced plans for the show’s eleventh edition. After celebrating its tenth anniversary at the House of Blues, the annual benefit concert will return home to the more intimate confines of the Paradise Rock Club on Saturday, January 15.

This year’s lineup will feature The Lemonheads, American Hi-Fi, Kay Hanley, Buffalo Tom, Jenny Dee & the Deelinquents, The Candles, Bronson Arroyo and of course ESPN’s Peter Gammons and his Hot Stove, Cool Music All-Stars featuring Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. New Hampshire-bred actor Mike O’Malley will once again serves as host and emcee. Tickets for the show are now on sale through Ticketmaster for $40.

All proceeds will go directly to Theo and Paul Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later’s, a branch of the Red Sox Foundation, which benefits a variety of non-profit partners including Roxbury Youthworks, West End House Boys and Girls Club, BELL, City Year, Citizen Schools, Room To Grow, Steps To Success, The Home for Little Wanderers, Horizons for Homeless Children and Molo Care. Since its inception, the Hot Stove Cool Music series has raised more than $2 million for the Jimmy Fund and the Foundation To Be Named Later.

Prior to the concert, the Hot Stove crew will host a pair of special events. On Tuesday, January 11, a Business of Baseball Luncheon featuring various executives from Major League Baseball will take place. On Friday, January 14, a Sports Roundtable will take place at Fenway Park. The discussions will moderated by Peter Gammons and feature special guests to be announced. No ticket information has been released for either event.

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