Market Days to Feature Plenty of Diversity, Aug 9-10
27th annual Northhalsted Market Days! August 9-10
by Press Release
CHICAGO, IL -- Non-stop music, an eclectic mix of 400+ vendors, people-watching without peer, and diversity galore are all guaranteed to be in the mix at the 27th annual Northalsted Market Days, the largest two-day outdoor street festival in the Midwest. Dates are Saturday and Sunday, August 9-10, on Halsted Street between Belmont and Addison.
Market Days 2007 credit :: dave ouano
Among those scheduled to perform are: original "Dreamgirl" Jennifer Holliday…quirky Milwaukee rockers Dropmore Scarlet… high-octane Los Angeles rock theater band Powder… '80s/'90s dance faves Expose… Los Angeles singer-songwriter Ferras… Pink Floyd tribute band Think Floyd… acclaimed singer/songwriter Eric Himan… Chicago's own Dot Dot Dot… all-girl rockers Catfight… and a bevy of Jazz Oasis stage acts offering respite from the street energy.
Sponsored by the Northalsted Area Merchants Association, Market Days will feature 30-plus entertainment acts on four stages and a wildly diverse offering of food, arts/crafts and other vendors lining four blocks of North Halsted.
Hours are 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. each day. Suggested gate donation is $5.
2008 Northalsted Market Days, August 9-10 Stage Schedule as of July 9
BELMONT STAGE Saturday, August 9 Noon Yvonne Doll & The Locals 2:00 p.m. Chicago Spirit Brigade 3:00 and 4:15 p.m. Kimi Hayes Band 6:00 p.m. Dot Dot Dot 8:00 p.m. Powder Sunday, August 10 Noon and 1:30 p.m. Pulsation Band 3:00 p.m. ROTC (Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps) 4:00 and 5:30 p.m. Dropmore Scarlet 7:30 p.m. Catfight
ROSCOE STAGE Saturday, August 9 Noon Alicia Wiley 2:00 p.m. Carey Ott 4:00 p.m. Hey Champ 6:00 p.m. Ellen Miller 8:00 p.m. Expose Sunday, August 10 Noon Tamara Bedricky 2:00 p.m. Scotland Yard Gospel Choir 3:00 p.m. Heavy Manners 4:45 p.m. ROTC (Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps) 5:30 p.m. Ferras 8:00 p.m. Think Floyd
ADDISON/BROMPTON STAGE Saturday, August 9 Noon Spyder Monkey 1:30 p.m. The Trash Martinis 3:30 p.m. Dylan Rice 6:00 p.m. Devin & The Straights 8:30 p.m. Eric Himan Sunday, August 10 Noon Chicago Gay Men's Chorus 1:30 p.m. Dime Store String Band 2:35 p.m. Chicago Spirit Brigade 3:00 p.m. Everelle 5:00 p.m. 16 Candles 7:00 p.m. Linda Clifford 9:00 p.m. Jennifer Holliday
JAZZ OASIS (At Buckingham) Saturday, August 9 Noon Lakeside Pride Jazz 2:30 p.m. Soulio 5:30 p.m. Gayle & Nick Bisesi Sunday, August 9 Noon Clark Street Band 2:30 p.m. BMR4 5:00 p.m. Matt Pinozzotto Guitar Trio