The main stage SCHEDULE:
11am to 1pm - J. Gray - A leading figure in Baltimore’s nightlife scene for more than a decade, J.Gray continues to be one of the city’s most appealing DJ’s. He has a one of a kind sound that is an amalgamation of modern genres and classic pieces. When asked what type of music he plays he often replies with a smile “Good Music” – because you can’t put music into boxes. J has played at and promoted several memorable weekly and one-off events in Baltimore’s hottest venues.
1:30pm to 3pm - Strykers' Posse - Strykers’ Posse, a.k.a. We & Dem have graced the stage as an opening band with National acts such as The Wailers, Burning Spear, Culture, Yellow Man, Tony Rebel, Kymani Marley, Yami Bolo, Judy Mowatt, Sister Carol, Sanchez, Sugar Minott, Abyssinians, Jr. Marvin of the Wailers, Toots & the Maytals, Third World, Maxi Priest and many others. This act is one that is high energy and refreshing to watch, especially when the frontline brings out the best in entertainment in and around the local scene and features sistrens doing their stuff. Strykers’ Posse a.k.a. We & Dem consist of two sistrens, Ichelle Cole and Yvonne Deane-Hibbert known to many as the East Coast “Queens of Reggae” as well accompanying musicians.
3:30pm to 5pm - The Scotch Bonnets - The Punky reggae rockers from Baltimore whose infectious energy keeps the party jumping all night, The Scotch Bonnets have been bringing the heat and the good-love vibe since their debut in 2009. The crew is fearlessly lead by singer-guitarist Kristin Forbes aka Lady Hatchet, whose tunes blend classic Jamaican groves with a funky fresh approach to American singer-songwriting.
5:30pm to 7pm - Honey Extractor - With their unique blend of eclectic tunes and comedic prowess, Honey Extractor is not your average cover band. Comprised of some of the most talented musicians on the East Coast, this band is guaranteed to rock out your old favorites and introduce you to your new ones. Fronted by vocal powerhouse Lex, and rounded out with all stars Mike Vance on guitar, BJ Kerwin on drums, and Matt Berry on bass, Honey Extractor is going to make you dance and tickle your funny bone.
Cooking Demo Tent
12:30pm - “Giada’s Lemon Pea Alfredo”
Join Chef Brian Drosenos, the Executive Chef of GDL Italian by Giada, and learn how to make Giada’s Lemon Pea Alfredo.
1:15pm - "Peruvian Ceviche”
Join Chef Steven Lobato, the Chef de Cuisine of Gordon Ramsay Steak, and learn how to make the authentic Peruvian Ceviche.
2pm- “Beef Cheek Gnocchi”
Join Chef Brandon Sydnor, the Executive Chef of Gordon Ramsay Steak, and learn how to make Gordon Ramsay Steak Baltimore’s signature Roseda Farms Beef Cheek Gnocchi.
2:45pm - “Amazing New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp/Oysters”
Join Chef Samantha Love of the Horseshoe Baltimore and learn how to make the delicious New Orleans BBQ Sauce that pairs so perfectly with Grilled Shrimp and Fried Oysters.
3:30pm - “Gordon Ramsay’s Famous Hell’s Kitchen Antioxidant”
Join Mixologist Aldrus Reddick, AGM of Gordon Ramsay Steak, and learn the chemistry behind and how to make the amazing HK Antioxidant”
4:15pm- "Guys Perfect Brisket Sliders”
Join Chef Erik, the Executive Chef of Guy’s Baltimore Bar and Kitchen, and learn how to make Guys Famous Brisket Sliders”
5pm- “How to make delicious Italian BBQ Shrimp”
Join Chef Brian Drosenos, the Executive Chef of GDL Italian by Giada, and learn how to Italian BBQ Shrimp.
5:45pm- “How to make the perfect Beef Wellington”
Join Chef Brandon Sydnor, the Executive Chef of Gordon Ramsay Steak, and learn the proper way to make Chef Gordon Ramsay’s Signature Beef Wellington.