Market Days: N. Halsted street, between Belmont and Addison
Adam Barta performs on the Rivers Casino North Stage at the 31st annual Northalsted Market Days, the largest two-day street fair in the Midwest taking place on Saturday & Sunday, August 11-12.
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. $8 gate donation benefits the Northalsted Business Alliance.
About Adam Barta
Adam Steven Barta (Bronx, New York) is more than just another pop voice on the scene, and his accomplishments-from having the #1 ultimate sexiest video on LOGO of all time to scoring a Top 20 Billboard hit with Kathy Sledge (of Sister Sledge)-reflects that in spades. He is about to bring fun to pop music, and a style never before seen.
His music career launched in 2005 with his single Dirty Girls, which debuted on Maxim Radio and The Beat on Sirius Satellite radio.
In Spring 2006, his new dance single, I Wanna Hold You, was heard in Abercrombie & Fitch stores throughout the country, as well as on numerous dance radio stations. It hit #23 in March 2007's DJ Times dance chart. The debut music video then hit the #1 spot on MTV Logo network's Click List Countdown that August, and was one of the Top 10 videos of 2007 on the network.
Standing in the Rain hit number 2 on Clear Channel's Pride Radio in July 2008 and #26 in DJ Times Magazine for September 2008.
The music video for Standing in the Rain premiered October 1st on Logo's new mainstream dance/pop show Pop Lab, hosted by Solange and Lady Gaga on Logo. He then himself went on to host the March 11th episode of Pop Lab's Spring Break Edition, following past week's host, Beyonce. In September, his status as a sex symbol was solidified when Standing In The Rain was named the Ultimate Sexiest Music Video on Logo's Click List countdown. Needing a steady follow up, he worked with Mysto and Pizzi and released VIP. After airing on numerous radio stations, the music video premiered April 13th on Logo's his music show Pop Lab and hit #1 two days later on the Top Rated videos on MTV's official website, www.MTVmusic.com. In summer 2010 the cast of the Jersey Shore picked Standing in the Rain as one of their "fist pumping beats", on New York's #1 hot music station, Z100. VIP was the #2 music video on Logo's Click List Countdown Top 10 Videos of 2010. It was featured heavily on two seasons of Oxygen's hit reality show Bad Girls Club, MTV's The Real World: Las Vegas, & Showtime's Real L Word.
Adam's newest song with Kathy Sledge (lead singer of Sister Sledge) called Give Yourself Up went Top 20 on Billboard Club chart in October 2011. IAdam's unofficial status as a celebrity was solidified when he landed on TMZ in August, when the leaked the official music video. It features Kim G (Real Housewives of New Jersey), Miguel Allure (Jerseylicious), Tone Tone (Cake Boss), Jack Mackenroth (Project Runway), and more.His newest single, "Q&A", was already featured on 97 BHT and Bad Girls Club on Oxygen. The music video features Celebrity Apprentice star Lisa Lampanelli, who he met while doing a Sirius/XM interview promoting their event together. In June he recorded a new single with Nadya Suleman, aka, OCTOMOM, which will be released in August.
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