KTown Rocks!


the Rock-A-Sonics and The Nighthawks,  on the KTown Rocks! Stage.

Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings on the La Rambla Stage.

Uke Sisters & Friends and Traditions Celtic Band on the Sweat Shop Stage.

And Roman Kostovski on the Poetry Stage.

KTown Rocks! Stage

The KTown Rocks! Stage is located in front of Prevention of Blindness Shop at 3716 Howard Ave, across from the train station.


Master of Ceremonies – Cerphe Colwell  1:30 to 2:00

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Rock-A-Sonics  11:15 to 1:15



The Nighthawks  2:00 to 4:00

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La Rambla Stage

The La Rambla Stage is located at the corner of Armory Ave and Howard Ave 


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Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings


Eli August & The Abandoned Buildings is a chamber folk/rock band based out of Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC and other similarly unoccupied locales.

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 Sweat Shop Stage

The Sweat Shop Stage is located at the east end of the festival just past the train station.

Sisters Uke & Friends

11:00 to 1:00


Traditions Celtic Band  1:30 to 3:30

Music by Roman Kostovski on the Poetry Stage

Shot for day of the book festival  Roman Kostovski  is a singer/songwriter, poet and literary translator.  He has a B.A. in Russian Language and International Relations from the College of William and Mary, and an M.A. in Russian Language and Linguistics from the University of Maryland. He also holds a Lecturer of Czech Certification from Charles University in Prague.  He has taught Czech at George Washington University and worked as a Central and Southeastern European Media Analyst at Georgetown University.  He translates poetry and prose from Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, and Slovak into English. His translations have appeared in numerous journals, including Absinthe-New European Writings and Watchword Press. His translation of Arnost Lustig’s Porgess was published by Northwestern University Press in 2006, and his translation of Viktor Dyk’s Czech classic The Ratcatcher was published by Plamen Press in 2014. He founded Plamen Press in 2013, a print-on-demand publishing house for the promotion of literature from Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe throughout the English-speaking world. He works and resides in Silver Spring Maryland.