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Northalsted Market Days®

Saturday, August 9, 2008
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

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On August 9th and 10th, tens of thousands of people from across the country will converge on Halsted Street to celebrate the 27th annual Northalsted Market Days®. This event is the largest two-day street fair in the Midwest, and lives up to its reputation as one of the country's finest festivals!

The event spans six city blocks, has 17 entrance gates and features three music stages with more than 40 musical acts performing. Many of these artists will be top-name, national headliners, giving Market Days a reputation for some of the best live music in Chicago.

Market Days is also famous for its vast array of unique food, and arts and crafts vendors. Vendors from across the country apply for the privilege of showing and selling their unique wares to this huge, upscale crowd. On average, Northalsted Market Days® features 400 food, arts and crafts vendors.

Location: North Halsted street, between Belmont and Addison

Beneficiary: Northalsted Area Merchants Association

Belmont Stage Entertainment
Noon - Yvonne Doll & The Locals
2:00 pm - TBA
3:00 pm - Kimi Hayes Band
6:00 pm - Dot Dot Dot
8:00 pm - Powder

Noon - Pulsation Band
3:00 pm - R.O.T.C.
4:00 pm - Dropmore Scarlet
7:30 pm - Cat Fight

Addison Stage Entertainment
Noon - TBA
1:30 pm - TBA
3:30 pm - Dylan Rice
6:00 pm - Devin & The Straights
8:30 pm - Eric Himan

12:00 pm - Chicago Gay Men's Chorus
1:30 pm - Dime Store String Band
2:35 pm - TBA
3:00 pm - Everelle
5:00 pm - sixteen candles
7:00 pm - Linda Clifford
9:00 pm - Jennifer Holliday

Roscoe Stage Entertainment
Noon - Alicia Wiley
1:15 pm - TBA
2:00 pm - Carey Ott
4:00 pm - TBA
6:00 pm - TBA
8:00 pm - Expose

Noon - TBA
2:00pm - Scotland Yard Gospel Choir
3:00 pm - Heavy Manners
4:45 pm - R.O.T.C.
5:30 pm - Ferras
8:00 pm - Think Floyd

The Jazz Oasis
Noon - Lakeside Pride Jazz
2:30 pm - Soulio
5:30 pm - Gayle & Nick Bisesi

Noon - Clark Street Band
2:30 pm - BMR4
5:00 pm - Matt Pinozzotto Guitar Trio

How To Get There?
Ride the CTA Red Line "L" to Addison or Brown Line to Belmont, exit and head east towards Halsted Street.
For routes, directions and connections, call 312.836.7000 or visit


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