Hot Stove Cool Music Set for 6/20 at Metro in Chicago; Event to Benefit Special Olympics Illinois

Hot Stove Cool Music Set for 6/20 at Metro in Chicago; Event to Benefit Special Olympics Illinois

On Friday, June 20, 2014 celebrate music, baseball and giving back at the Third Annual Hot Stove Cool Music at Metro in Chicago. Doors open for the pre-concert VIP party at 6:00 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m. for General Admission. The concert begins at 8:00 p.m. General Admission and VIP tickets are available now online at A portion of the proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Illinois athletes.

The concert pays tribute to Chicago's great musical history and features Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello and the Chicago Hot Stove Cool Music All Stars including Theo Epstein, Peter Gammons, Len Kasper and special guests: Jimmy Chamberlin from Smashing Pumpkins, Scott Lucas from Local H, Wilco's John Stirratt, Urge Overkill's Eddie "King" Roeser and many others. Hosted by WXRT's Lin Brehmer!

VIP tickets include an exclusive pre-concert reception with Theo and Paul Epstein, Peter Gammons, Len Kasper, Lin Brehmer, Tom Morello, Jimmy Chamberlin, Cubs Players and other special guests. Delicious food from area restaurants and beer and wine are complimentary.

The Foundation To Be Named Later (FTBNL), was launched in the spring of 2005 by Chicago Cubs President and former Red Sox Executive Vice President and

General Manager Theo Epstein and his twin brother Paul Epstein, a social worker in the Brookline Massachusetts Public School system. The mission of FTBNL is to improve the world through education, leadership and the healthy development of youth and families. FTNBL raises funds through events centered on music and baseball and uses those funds to make direct college grants to high need urban students through its Peter Gammons Scholarships and to support nonprofit partner agencies in Chicago and Boston that share its commitment to urban youth and families.