Todrick Hall added to 2019 Market Days lineup

Mon. July 22, 2019 6:18 PM by News Staff

Update: Macy Gray replaces Todrick Hall in Sunday's line-up for Northalsted Market Days. Hall, who had a last minute conflict, promises to return next year. Gray joins Daya and Icona Pop at the Bud Light Stage at Addison on Sunday, Aug. 11. The rest of the festival schedule remains the same.

The party continues to grow as the organizers for Northalsted Market Days has announced singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, choreographer, producer and social media influencer Todrick Hall will join an already incredible entertainment lineup for this year's two-day street festival.

Hall most recently starred in Taylor Swift's video "You Need to Calm Down." The song is an anthem for the LGBTQ community, encouraging people to focus more on minding their own business.

The music video takes place in a trailer park of pastel rainbows and includes celebrity cameos from the Fab 5 to Adam Rippon, Haley Kiyoko, RuPaul, Billy Porter, Ellen DeGeneres, and Laverne Cox.

"Thanks for allowing me to bring my besties to the party," Hall wrote on Instagram.

Hall co-executive-produced the video with Swift.


Organizers previously announced Sheila E., Jake Shears Deborah Cox, Icona Pop, and Steve Grand among this year's headliners.

Hall will perform at the Bud Light Stage (Halsted and Brompton) on Sunday, August 11 at 4 p.m. (Full entertainment schedule below)

"We can't wait to welcome locals and visitors alike to join us for an unforgettable weekend in Boystown," said Northalsted Business Alliance Executive Director Kevin Richards.

The 38th annual Northalsted Market Days takes place on Aug. 10-11 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The event runs down Halsted Street from Belmont to Addison. A $10 suggested donation is requested at the entrance.

Chicago Pride Fest is organized by and benefits the Northalsted Business Alliance, the organization behind Chicago Pride Fest, Frost Fest and the Northalsted Halloween Parade. For information visit


Northalsted Market Days 2019 

Saturday, Aug. 10

Bud Light Stage (Halsted & Brompton)

2:00PM-3:00PM         Sheila E.

4:45PM-6:00PM        Deborah Cox

9:00PM-9:45PM        Jake Shears

Nissan Partners of Progress (Halsted & Roscoe)

1:15PM-2:45PM        Abba Salute

3:15PM-4:15PM        Emily Blue

5:00PM-5:45PM        Steve Grand

6:15PM-8:00PM         Hello Weekend

8:30PM-10:00PM       Catfight

Jazz Stage (Halsted & Aldine)

1:00PM-2:30PM         Molly Farrelly

3:00PM-4:30PM        BMR4

5:00PM-6:30PM        Meghan "Big Red" Murphy

7:00PM-9:00PM        Feathered Beaus

Sunday, Aug. 11

Bud Light Stage (Halsted & Brompton)

2:00PM-2:45PM        Daya

4:00PM-4:45PM        Todrick Hall

9:00PM-10:00PM       Icona Pop

Nissan Partners of Progress (Halsted & Roscoe)

1:00PM-2:00PM         Chicago Gay Men's Chorus

2:30PM-3:45PM        Abba Salute

4:15PM-5:00PM        Brian Justin Crum

5:30PM-7:30PM        Rod Tuffcurls and the Bench Press

8:00PM-9:45PM        Sixteen Candles

Jazz Stage (Halsted & Aldine)

1:00PM-2:30PM        Kiki & D

3:00PM-4:30PM        The Flat Cats

5:00PM-6:30PM        Elaine Dame

7:00PM-9:00PM        Lynne Jordan & The Shivers