David Cassidy joins Market Days entertainment lineup

Mon. April 8, 2013 10:07 AM by GoPride.com News Staff

Cassidy joins Lynda Carter and Wilson Phillips on 2013 entertainment lineup

Chicago, IL - Actor, singer and songwriter David Cassidy, who found fame on TV's The Partridge Family in the 70s', is the latest entertainment act announced for Northalsted Market Days this August in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood.

Cassidy is best known for his role as the character of Keith Partridge. The fictional family scored several hits, including "I Think I Love You," which featured Cassidy on lead vocals. Cassidy has acknowledged that through The Partridge Family he gained a strong gay following.

The former teen idol continues to tour in the United States and abroad. He also returned to television in 2011 where he was the first fired on Celebrity Apprentice. Cassidy, now 62, is starring in a new role on CBS' CSI.

Cassidy, who lives with his third wife Sue live in Florida, has two children.

Event organizers previously announced Lynda Carter, the actress who played the iconic Wonder Woman in the 70's, and Wilson Phillips to their entertainment lineup for this year.

The 2013 Northalsted Market Days will take place Sat., Aug. 10 - Sun., Aug. 11. along a six block span of N. Halsted St. between Belmont Ave. and Addison.

Market Days is presented by and benefits the Northalsted Business Alliance.