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2013 Sowebo Arts and Music Festival rocked!
see you in 2014


thank you all who came and brought joy to sowebo.
see you in 2014

Our passion for fun lined up some of Baltimore's best bands, fabulous regional arts and crafts, visual art, interactive events for children (and the child in all of us), and not to mention good eats and drinks.


thank you to all the wonderful bands that filled of streets with music.

Mr. seaweed, Bateria Terra Maria, Femi the DriFish, Puddle, Skribe, The Solicitors, Sweet Leda, The Hot Iink Project, Pasadena, scarred and dangerous thrillshow, The Evokatones, freedom enterprise, dynamic movement, DJ Selah's Pool House Rockers, Karter Jaymes, Telesma, Sandy Asirvatham, Victoria Vox, Tim Kaye, Let the Monkey Go, Ben Watson's World Media War, The Beatoes, Fullness Reggae Experience, exit 17 Trio, j Pope and the funk Friday, The Katatonix, Mongoloidian Glow, The Motor Morons, Mark Harp's All-Stars.

  • Return to top and click "Music" tab for lineup and stages!

Arts & Crafts

We have over 80 creative artists bringing their unique fashion gear, photography, jewelry, hats, artwork, leather work, one of a kind clothing, candles, body oils, and gifts. All affordbale and yours to take home!

  • Return to top and click "Vendors" tab for full list of vendors!

Soweboposter Show & Auction

We have received over 50 wonderful Soweboposters, don't miss their shows or auction!

The 2013 Soweboposters are now hanging at:
Charles Theater
What could be better, see the fabulous posters then watch a great movie.

And during the Festival the Soweboposters will hang at:
Zellas Pizzeria
What could be better, see the fabulous posters and eat pizza!.

Art Show

One Day Only
The Day Of The Festival.

Sowebo's not for the faint of heart, non-juried Salon Style Art Show. For one day only, enjoy the work of some of the Baltimore area's talented painters, photographers, printmakers, sculptors and multi-media visual artists. Work is displayed at the:

Sowebo Festival Art Show Gallery
18 S. Schroeder St.

  • Return to top and click "Art Show" tab for application and details!

Sowebo InterActive Arts

Sometimes call Children's activities, but for the kid in is all.

"Hats for all Heads" We're just mad about hats

Come enjoy creative hat making!

Tattered hats

I'd Rather Be Sail Painting

"Be a part of the largest art panting canvas you'll find in Baltimore."

I’d Rather Be Sail PaintingI’d Rather Be Sail Painting

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Memorial Weekend Sunday
2013 May 26, Noon to 8pm
In the Bullseye of Sowebo
1100 Block of Hollins Street
Surrounding Historic Hollins Market

Black Cherry Puppets

Our graditude to the Marionettes!

black cherry puppets

Festival Map pdf

click map to download

2013 Sowebo Festiva music line-Up: over 30 performances and guest DJs
...Life throws Us a curve, look for changes

RiseUp Stage
corner of Schroeder and Hollins  »Map

Stage Manager:

Sound Engineer

We update changes!

12:00 - 12:40

12:40 - 1:00

1:00 - 1:40

1:40 - 2:00

2:00 - 2:40

2:40 - 3:00

3:00 - 3:40

3:40 - 4:00

4:00 - 4:40

4:40 - 5:00

5:00 - 5:40

5:40 - 6:00

6:00 - 6:40

6:40 - 7:00

7:00 - 7:40

Between Acts

Mr. SeaweedBateria Terra MariaFemi the DriFishFreedom EnterprisePasadenapuddleScarred and Dangerous Thrillshowthe SolicitorsThe Hot Ink ProjectSweet LedaThe EvokatoneSkribeDynamic Movement

Market Stage
Hollins Market Parking Lot   »Map

Stage Manager:

Sound & Production

We update changes!

12:00 - 1:00

1:00 - 2:00

2:00 - 3:00

3:00 - 4:00

4:00 - 5:00

  • Ben Watson's World Media War

5:00 - 6:00

6:00 - 7:00

7:00 - 8:00

DJ Selah's Pool House RockersSandy AsirvathamKarter JaymesTelesmaVictoria VoxTim KayeLet the Monkey Go
Redux Stage
Corner Of Arlington And Lombard   »Map

Stage Manager:

Sound & Production

We update changes!

12:00 - 1:30

1:30 - 3:30

  • Fullness Reggae Experience

3:00 - 4:00

4:00 - 5:00

5:00 - 6:00

6:00 - 6:30

6:30 - 7:00

7:00 - 8:00

Between Acts

  • DJ Adolph

12:00 - 8:00

  • Joe Vaccarino
    • Author of the Baltimore Sounds
      Book 2013 Edition will be at
      the band tent signing copies
      of his book
    • www.baltimoresounds.com

5:00 - 8:00

The BeatoesFullness Reggae ExperienceExit 17 TroJ Pope And Funk Fridaythe katatonixMongolodian GlowThe Motor MoronsJoe VaccarinoMark Harp

2013 Sowebo Art Show

One day only -- the day of the festival.

All visual artists are invited to participate in our annual un-juried and uncensored show. It's at:
Sowebo Festival Art Show Gallery
18 S. Schroeder St.
Between Hollins and Baltimore Streets. It's always a good time and it's easy to do. You just might sell some art and there's no commission. Our few rules and deadlines are spelled out in the Sowebo Artist Agreement and Art Check-In Form, below. Download them and get started! All work is due before the festival. Questions? Contact fran@soweboarts.org .

Be one step ahead of the game and download the Sowebo Artist Agreement and Art Check-In Form.

artist agreement form downloadDownload Sowebo Artist Agreement Form

artist agreement form downloadDownload Sowebo Artist Check-In Form



2013 Sowebo Festival Vendors

2013 Art & Crafts & Non-Proft Vendors Participants

  1. John Davis Fisticuffs Leather
  2. Mindy Wilkinson She's So Pretty
  3. Stacey Chambers GoGo's Retread Threads
  4. Swati Verma Hofmann Mera AaNgan
  5. Faith Freeman Things Hoped for Jewelry
  6. Dana Krauss Whoop
  7. Brad Pabian Bee More Tees, LLC
  8. Alia Manshio Splendor B
  9. Charles Kolodziejski EpicDelusion
  10. Eli Pousson Baltimore Heritage
  11. Gwynne Davis Ear Candie
  12. Rachel Brand Charms City Company
  13. Norma Lee Green Verde Beads
  14. Denise Harrington Remedies From Nature
  15. Anne Marie Nesbitt Anne Marie Rose Jewelry
  16. Linda Snyder Lin-Mar Accessories
  17. Shawn Theron SOGH-Shawn Theron
  18. Nina Martucci/Andrew Shackelford Revamp Shack
  19. Michael Fairfax Bath Fitter
  20. Hope Shakya Inspired Fashions of Asia
  21. Roxanne Barnes Simple Desires
  22. Michael Bracco Spaghetti Kiss
  23. Renee Collier Treasure of the Godddess
  24. Ashley & Daniel Novak Imagination Station Face Painting
  25. Kristine Willett Artful Treasures
  26. Danielle R. Blockston Bitchen Stitchen
  27. Lavanda Johnson/Lashonda Edwards FRESH INKFUL
  28. Carter Roach Breignstorm
  29. Reed GallantRoaming Republic
  30. Kenny Lawton Natty Poe
  31. Elizabeth Ann Rodenhizer Elizabeth Rodenhizer Photography
  32. R. Francine Harris SirRah Studio
  33. Kristen Lohman Kristen Lohman
  34. Carlos Vigil Super Rad Design
  35. Kate Demers Thirty-One Gifts
  36. Esther Ndati Miss Podolsky-Fiber& Paper Accessories
  37. Leslie M. Trotta Chic Baby Gear
  38. Amy Svec Spiral Vision Studio
  39. Katie Joost The Loading Dock, Inc.
  40. Jessica Hahn Nu Look Home Design
  41. James Singewald James Singewald Photography
  42. Mark Moyer Moyer Photography
  43. Jason Hamp E&M Photography
  44. Tom Cole & Kelly C. Burkhead T E Cole Relief
  45. Dirk Joseph Azi Arts
  46. Bridgette Halcrombe Hats Just Hats
  47. Sam Aigscia Country Pride Food Service
  48. Brandye Smith AquariusBoyd Jewelry
  49. Luis Tambaco Tambaco Knits & Weaves
  50. Tish Mayne Kitchen Saver
  51. Jeff Elliottt The Spark
  52. Chris Spencer Triping Colors
  53. Marcia Bryan Moongirl Paper Works
  54. Tom Bell Legion of Mary
  55. Jeffrey Murray J. Murray Tribal Drums
  56. Yolanda Camp Dumbsmacked
  57. Dee Turgeman Vintage Poster Art
  58. John Nickerson Gnarly Artly
  59. Stephney Wallace Stephney
  60. Rick Miller Zeskind's Hardware & Millwork
  61. Marlyn Oatts Candles by Nay
  62. Ed Franz TM Enterprises
  63. Adam Wolfe The Zeitgeist Movement
  64. Paige Lynch Paiges Promotions
  65. Roger Scott Answer.Coalition
  66. Dennis Nardo Mid Alantic Waterproofing
  67. Muibat Osodi LHT General Merchandise
  68. Jimi Fardan Pencilmania
  69. Valerie Potrzuski The Valerie Gallery
  70. Noreen Ahmed Baltimore Energy Challenge
  71. Richard D Sarmiento Fash N Stop
  72. F.M. Sims F. M. Sims
  73. Robert Willie UMRI SIKI
  74. Krista Wible Lotus Leigh Designs
  75. Danyell Diggs DOT - Red Line Office
  76. Scott Kashow Franklin Square Community Association
  77. Pat Smith Class Cuts Beauty
  78. Jimi Bey Jeweler Tools
  79. Mark Cottman Mark Cottman Gallery
  80. Jennifer Sappington Charm Street Jewelry
  81. Jacqueline Nunez
  82. Valery Lee Zakiyyahs
  83. Stephanie Hunter
  84. Janet Stevens
  85. Corrine Thompson New Jo Pretty Exchange
  86. Nura Fardan Abstrax Art Attic
  87. Cindy Lee

2013 Food Vendors Participants

  1. N&A Catering Co.
  2. Frostys Shaved Ice and Lemon Aid
  3. Grapevine Resturant Greek Food
  4. THAI Master Grill
  5. Amira Concession
  6. Sherri's Crab Cakes
  7. International Grill
  8. Maui Wow
  9. Ice Cream Lady
  10. Nana's Sweet & Treats
  11. Asian Grill
  12. Papps Kettle Korn
  13. Cups Coffee House
  14. A Taste of International Catering
  15. Sweet Dukes Vegan Bakery
  16. CanMoore Fruit Smoothies

Arts & Crafts / Non-Profits

Applications for Arts & Crafts and Non-profits are closed now for this years festival. Thanks to all who are participating. If you missed out please look forward to next year.

Food Vendor Registration:

  • Single Space is 10 feet wide x 10 feet deep at $225 per space
  • Double Space is 20 feet wide x 10 feet deep at $450 per space
  • Triple Space is 30 feet wide x 10 feet deep at $675 per space
  • Please submit completed registration form & payment by
    May 24, 2013
  • download formDownload Food Vender Form


2013 Sowebo Art Festival Committees


ART Show

Arts & Crafts / Non-Profits


InterActive Arts




2013 Soweboposter Show & Auction

2013 soweboposter border
Poster border design by Kyllie Castellanos

Soweboposter Show and Auction was
a wonderful success

Special thanks to:

View the Soweboposters Archives at:

Facebook Soweboposter Archives

Facebook Gallery of Soweboposters

Sowebo Festival Location

Our Festival is held in the bullseye of historic Hollins Market, thru the 1100 and 1000 blocks of Hollins Street, southwest Baltimore. Minutes from downtown.

Public Transportation Alert!

charmcity busThe free Charm City Circulator ORANGE ROUTE runs from Hollins Market to Harbor East on Memorial Sunday, check website for map / time.

sowebo festival map
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Sowebo Festival Archives

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