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Annual Boystown Northalsted Market Days street fest features MAX and more
2018-08-08

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The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) delivers a diverse and dance-heavy line-up for this year's Market Days, set for Aug. 11-12, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

The fest ( said to be the largest two-day event in the Midwest ) will return to Boystown with entertainment, shopping, food and more.

Entertainer Todrick Hall will take the stage as part of his Forbidden tour on Aug. 11, while Betty Who will sing her power pop on Aug. 12. MAX, with the gold single "Lights Down Low," will end the festival.

Some of the other acts include former American Idol acts Trenyce and Kimberly Locke; legendary songstresses Martha Wash, Kristine W and Ultra Nate; the girl group Expose; local act 16 Candles; out country singer Ty Herndon; and the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus.

There is a $10 suggested donation.

Formed in 1980, NBA represents more than 100 businesses along the Halsted Street corridor. The organization hosts major events throughout the year, including Chicago Pride Fest, Northalsted Market Days, the Halloween Parade and Frost Fest. For information about NBA, visit Northalsted.com .

Saturday, Aug 11

Addison Bud Light North Stage

1:30-3:30 p.m. - Drag show

2:30-3:30 p.m. - Todrick Hall

3:30-4:15 p.m. - Trenyce

5-6:30 p.m. - Cat Fight

7-7:45 p.m. - Kimberly Locke

7:50-8:35 p.m. - Ultra Nate

8:40-9:25 p.m. - Martha Wash

Hydrate Stage

11:30 a.m. - DJ Laura Bee

1 p.m. - Drag show

4 p.m. - DJ Laura Bee

5:30 p.m. - DJ Cajjmere Wray

7:30 p.m. - DJ Oscar Velazquez

Roscoe Stage

1:15-2:30 p.m. - Hello Weekend

3:15-4:30 p.m. - Girl Power Night

5-5:45 p.m. - DJ

5:45-6:25 p.m. - Crystal Waters

6:25-7 p.m. - DJ

7-7:45 p.m. - Ty Herndon

8:20-9:45 p.m. - Hank & Cupcake

Aldine Jazz Stage

1:30-3 p.m. - Sam Fazio Quartet

3:30 p.m. - Lakeside Pride Strayhorns

5:30-7:30 p.m. - Feathered Beaus

Sunday, Aug. 12

Addison Bud Light North Stage

1-2 p.m. - DJ

2-2:45 p.m. - Betty Who

3:30-4:30 p.m. - Sushi Roll

4:45-6:15 p.m. - DJ

6:15-7 p.m. - Expose

7-9 p.m. - DJ

9-9:55 p.m. - MAX

Hydrate Stage

11:30 a.m. - DJ Laura Bee

12:30 p.m. - Drag show

3:30 p.m. - DJ Guy Scheiman

5:30 p.m. - DJ Toy Armada

7:30 p.m. - DJ Tom Stephan

Roscoe Stage

1-1:45 p.m. - Chicago Gay Men's Chorus

2:15-3:45 p.m. - Boy Band Review

4:15-5 p.m. - Kristine W

5:15-7:15 p.m. - Rod Tuffcurls

7:459:45 p.m. - 16 Candles

Aldine Jazz Stage

1:30-3 p.m. - BMR4

3:30-5 p.m. - Joe Policastro Trio

5:30-7:30 p.m. - The Flat Cats


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