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2021 Market Days Talent and Vendor Applications Announced

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CHICAGO – Trixie Mattel, Todrick Hall, Greyson Chance, Lisa Lisa, CeCe Peniston and Jody Watley are among the headliners for the 39th Northalsted Market Days® taking place August 6-8 in Chicago’s landmark Northalsted/Lakeview district.

Also on the bill is the Fierce Project, a collaboration between Ultra Naté & Pose star Angelica Ross featuring Mila Jam; Ty Herndon, Steve Grand, Inaya Day and international DJs Alex Acosta, Nina Flowers, Danny Verde, Joe Pacheco, Cindel, Deanne and Alexander. The full lineup appears below.

New this year is the Community Pride Stage featuring ten local breakthrough LGBTQ+ artists.

Northalsted Business Alliance Vice-President and festival organizer Mark Liberson is beyond excited for the festival’s return. “This will be a very special edition of Northalsted Market Days. We’ve all endured incredible challenges through the pandemic. Thanks to continuing vaccinations, we’ll be able to celebrate Market Days as a community once again. We can’t wait to welcome locals and visitors alike to join us for an unforgettable three-day weekend.”

A $15 recommended donation for entry helps cover festival costs, supports local non-profits, and funds community programming. Generous public donations paid for the Chicago Pride Crosswalks; 14 rainbow paved intersections installed in 2019 make up the longest installation of its kind in the world.

Market Days Vendor Applications are Live!
Becoming a Market Days Vendor is a wonderful opportunity for your business to reach an anticipated attendance exceeding 100,000. Multiple sizes of vending space are available for artists, merchants, food & beverage, and not-for-profits.

Don’t delay, all available spaces are expected to fill quickly!

Click here and open the “Vending Opportunities” tab to apply today.


Market Days 2021 Schedule
Northalsted Market Days 2021 | Friday, Aug 6th

Bud Light Seltzer Stage (Brompton)
7:00PM-7:45PM         Lisa Lisa

Nissan Partners of Progress Stage (Roscoe)
5:30PM-6:30PM     DJ XTasy
6:30PM-8:30PM     Hello Weekend
9:00PM-9:45PM     Inaya Day

Community Pride Stage (Addison)
6:30PM-7:30PM Jade The Ivy
8:15PM-9:15PM KaJahn Ari

Northalsted Market Days 2021 | Saturday, Aug 7th

Bud Light Seltzer Stage (Brompton)
2:00PM-2:45PM     Jody Watley
5:00PM-5:45PM     CeCe Peniston
8:45PM-9:45PM      Greyson Chance

Nissan Partners of Progress Stage (Roscoe)
1:15PM-2:30PM     The Gingers
3:15PM-4:15PM     Ty Herndon
5:00PM-6:15PM     JC Brooks
6:45PM-8:00PM     To The 9s
8:30PM-10:00PM     Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press

Jazz Stage (Aldine)
1:00PM-2:30PM     Too Much Molly & Triple Trouble
3:30PM-4:45PM     Rosie & The Rivets
5:30PM-6:30PM     Jacob Bjorge
7:30PM-9:00PM     Lynne Jordan & The Shivers

Community Pride Stage (Addison)
1:00 PM-1:30 PM Rent Preview/Possibilities Theatre Company
2:00 PM-3:00 PM Olivia Love
4:00 PM-5:00 PM Pinion
6:00 PM-7:00 PM Richard Streetman Live w/ Jason Fein
8:00 PM-9:00 PM The Terms

Northalsted Market Days 2021 | Sunday, Aug 8th

Bud Light Seltzer Stage (Brompton)
2:00PM-2:45PM     Todrick Hall
5:00PM-5:45PM     Fierce Project starring Ultra Naté & Angelica Ross ft. Mila Jam
6:30PM-8:00PM      Out at Wrigley National Anthem Contest Finals
8:45PM-9:45PM Trixie Mattel

Nissan Partners of Progress Stage (Roscoe)
1:00PM-2:00PM     Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus
2:30PM-4:00PM     Queen Explosion
4:30PM-5:15PM     Steve Grand
6:30PM-8:00PM     Catfight
8:30PM-10:00PM     Boy Band Review

Jazz Stage (Aldine)
1:30PM-3:00PM     The Flat Cats
4:00PM-5:30PM     Sam Fazio
7:30PM-9:15PM     Meghan “Big Red” Murphy

Community Pride Stage (Addison)
2:00PM-3:00PM Scott Free
4:00PM-5:00PM Congress of Starlings
6:00PM-7:00PM Tyler Hall
8:00PM-9:00PM Via Rosa

Additional Stages

Hydrate DJ Stage (Cornelia)
Alex Acosta
Nina Flowers
Danny Verde
Joe Pacheco

Peach Party & Back Lot Bash DJ Stage (Belmont)
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