Save the Date for BoltonStock: Saturday, June 25

BoltonStock 2016Save the date for the best event of the summer.

BoltonStock 2016 will be on Saturday, June 25 in Sumpter Park from 5 to 9 pm. This is the latest incarnation of the annual Bolton Hill Band Concert that takes place every summer.

Caleb Stine and the Brakemen have generously agreed to headline the concert again, and the OrchKids—BSO’s after-school program serving Baltimore City students—will make a special appearance.

Grilled food will be available for purchase, along with a nice selection of beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail. Proceeds from a bake sale will benefit the Episcopal Church. Look for plenty of involvement from local non-profit organizations.

The kids’ activities are being expanded to make BoltonStock a great family experience. Bocce lessons and games are being planned for the older kids, while the younger ones will enjoy a gardening area to plant seedlings they can take home and grow.

Caleb Stine & The Brakemen
Caleb Stine & The Brakemen

Start the fun early by joining a walking tour of the 21217 area that will point out neighborhood landmarks and sites of interest. Walkers should meet at Sumpter Park at 5 pm on the day of the event.

Please help make BoltonStock a success by saving the date, spreading the word, and attending with lots of friends. It would be great to see the whole neighborhood come out for what should be a fine evening of entertainment.

If you’d like to help out, there are plenty of opportunities to do so, both before and during the event. Interested volunteers should email organizer Chas Phillips at chas.phillips [at]

Thanks to all the folks who have already been critical to planning and organizing BoltonStock, but an extra special thanks goes to Monty Howard, the creative talent behind the Boltonstock 2016 poster. Some extra-generous neighbors, Michael Marcus and Peter Van Buren, deserve recognition and gratitude for pledging sponsorship of BoltonStock 2016.

The organizers are seeking additional sponsors to support the production of BoltonStock. Sponsorship starts at $100, and can be purchased by businesses, organizations or individuals.

If you or someone you know is interested in being a sponsor, please contact Chas Phillips at chas.phillips [at]