Festival Schedule

Waterfront Festival




noon -- Big Daddy Stallings (blues)

1:30 p.m. -- Part Harmony (a cappel la)

3 p.m. -- Marc Evans (classic soul)

4:30 p.m. -- Naked Blue (pop)

4 p.m.-9 p.m. -- Happy hour

6 p.m. -- The Crawdaddies (cajun/zydeco)

7:45 p.m. -- Jah Works (reggae)


noon-2:30 p.m. -- Lunch Cafe

noon -- David Brown (contempo rary jazz)

3 p.m. -- LVT (acoustic rock)

4:30 p.m. -- Dagmar and the Seduc tones (roots rock)

6 p.m. -- Pale Stars (rock/indie)

7:45 p.m. -- The Players (ska/reggae)


noon -- International Federation of Competitive Eating

1:30 p.m. -- Almost Recess (a cappel la)

3 p.m. -- Unity (reggae)

4-9 p.m. -- Happy hour hosted by MAGIC 95.9

4:30 p.m. -- Kelly Bell Band (blues)

6 p.m. -- In-Port Race Awards Cere mony

6:50 p.m. -- Chopteeth (Afro-funk)

8 p.m. -- Groove Stu (neo-soul)


noon-4 p.m. -- Smooth Jazz on the Waterfront

noon -- Art Sherrod Jr. (jazz)

1:30 p.m. -- Lafayette Gilchrist and the New Volcanoes (jazz)

3 p.m. -- David Bach (jazz)

4:30 p.m. -- Carey Ziegler's Expen sive Hobby (rock)

6 p.m. -- Mary Lou and the Untouch ables (rock 'n' roll/funk)



noon-2 p.m. -- Oyster Shuck Off and Slurp Off

5 p.m. -- Chef John Degges, Phillips Restaurant

6 p.m. -- Chef Cris Lewis, Brass Ele phant

7 p.m. -- Chef Brian Sullivan, Ar amark

8 p.m. -- Chef Brent Johnson, Little Havana


noon-2 p.m. -- Celebrity Crab Pick ing Contest

3 p.m. -- Chef Richard Stuthman, Baltimore International College

4 p.m. -- Kerry Dunnington, This Book Cooks

5 p.m. -- Chef Anthony Peake, M&S Grill

6 p.m. -- Tim and Tank, Culinary In correct

7 p.m. -- Sous Chef Dennis Marcoux, Phillips Restaurant

8 p.m. -- TBA


1 p.m. -- John Shields, Coastal Cook ing and Gertrude's Restaurant

2 p.m. -- Chef Paul Bartlett, Phillips Restaurant

3 p.m. -- Henry Ward, Native Chesa peake Cuisine

4 p.m. -- Chef Dante Daniels, Legal Sea Foods

5 p.m. -- Chef Reinaldo Padilla, Bo Brooks

6 p.m. -- Tim and Tank, Culinary In correct

7 p.m. -- TBA

8 p.m. -- TBA


noon -- Sous Chef Don Bernardo, Phillips Restaurant

1 p.m. -- Chef Tony Marcello, McCor mick & Schmick's

2 p.m. -- Chef Paul Jarrett, Ocean aire Seafood Room

3 p.m. -- Ultimate Crab Soup Cook Off

5 p.m. -- Chef Paul Bartlett, Phillips Restaurant: The Secrets to a Sensa tional Crab Soup

Other events

Blokart Racing -- This all-ages activity requires no prior sailing ex perience. Volvo blokart sailing is available daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Harbor Point, at the end of Caro line Street in Fells Point.

Sailing Simulator -- Daily at the Inner Harbor amphitheater. This ride simulates the Volvo 70 experi ence.

In-Port Race -- On Saturday at 10 a.m., the syndicates depart the fleet piers for an in-port race, west of the Chester River, its course determined by the wind direction. Best place to watch on land: Downs Park, John Downs Loop (off Mountain Road) in Pasadena. The fleet returns for a prize ceremony, 6 p.m. at the Bay Cabaret/Main Stage.

Volvo 40 Extremes -- These 40-foot catamarans race in the Inner Harbor and out to the Key Bridge dai ly. When not racing, they can be viewed up close at their berths next to the 70s.

Salute to the Syndicates -- Mayor Martin O' Malley will welcome skippers and crews from the seven syndicates in the Inner Harbor Am phitheater, at 5 p.m. tomorrow.

Dragon Boat Races -- In addi tion to a festival exhibit at 1 p.m. Sat urday, two dragon boats will offer a preview of the Sept. 9 races by racing across the Inner Harbor.

Learn to Sail Day -- Noon-5 p.m. Saturday, the Downtown Sailing Cen ter welcomes all to learn the basics of water safety and sailing. DSC mem bers will accompany festival-goers on trips into the harbor. DSC offers free sailboat rides throughout the festival, but Learn to Sail Day pro vides a more advanced level of in struction.

Farewell of the Fleet -- Balti more bids farewell to the syndicates with a blessing of the Volvo 70s and other visiting ships, 11 a.m. May 4 along the Inner Harbor's West Wall. The Parade of Sail begins at noon. The boats will sail to Annapolis and arrive at 5 p.m. for a welcome recep tion at the City Dock.

Maryland Maritime Heritage Festival -- In its fifth year, the fes tival takes place May 4-7 on Annapo lis City Dock. The event showcases the city's history in a host of mari time activity, from business to the arts to recreation. For more informa tion: mdmhf.org/2006.


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