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Every day you will find a variety of lively entertainment on the Market Stage.
All types of musical acts- rock, jazz, gospel, folk, classical, blues, bluegrass and reggae- you name it, the Market has it.

And of course, it wouldn't be a "holiday" market without
some of your favorite seasonal standards.
Check the daily performance SCHEDULE for the acts and genres you like best.

Alpha Dog Acoustic Blues
Acoustic Blues


Roger Hart tears it up on harmonica and vocals, accompanied by talented guitarist Jeff Clair.
     Bad Hair Day
Classic Rock


Brothers who have sung together since childhood lead crowd-pleasing classic and modern rock covers.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 30. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 21. 2:30-4:30
 
 
Barrington Madrigal Singers
Medieval, Renaissance


Wearing period costumes, this high school choir from Illinois performs madrigals and holiday songs.
     Billy Coulter Trio
Americana


Billy Coulter blurs the line between roots rock and power pop on his award-winning original songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 7. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 3. 5-7
 
 
Billy Thompson Band
Soul-Infused Gumbo


Billy Thompson combines sizzling, world class slide guitar and searing licks with soulful vocals.
     Blackface Band
R & B


The Blackface Band delivers a soulful mix of old school and contemporary R&B.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 13. 2:30-4:30, Dec 13. 5-7, Dec 22. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 9. 5-7
 
 
Blue Panamuse
Blues, Swing


The band's sassy vocals and tasty licks bring a fresh approach to tunes from the Golden Age of Radio.
     Bruce Hutton
American Traditions


Singer and multi-instrumentalist Bruce Hutton brings American folk, blues, and swing traditions to life.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 8. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 22. 12-2
 
 
Bumper Jacksons
Trad Jazz, Pre-War Country


The Bumper Jacksons give exciting new life to trad jazz, early swing and pre-war country songs.
     Capital Blend
A Cappella


This all-female group brings a cappella harmonies to Oldies, Top 40 and holiday songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 29. 2:30-4:30, Dec 20. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 15. 12-2
 
 
Dave Chappell & Dave Hartage
Guitar Roots


Dave Chappell, one of the area's most respected musicians, plays blazing roots guitar with Dave Hartage.
     David Kitchen Duo
Contemporary Pop


With catchy hooks and grooves, David Kitchen's award-winning songs celebrate life's imperfections.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 2. 12-2, Dec 6. 12-2, Dec 16. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 14. 5-7
 
 
Diana Quinn & Mike Wood
Honky Tonk, Rock


Award-winning Diana and Mike mix humorous originals with classic country and rock favorites.
     DuPont Brass
Jazz, Holiday


Howard University music majors perform unique brass arrangements of jazz and holiday music.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 20. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 13. 12-2
 
 
Esther Haynes & J. C. VeVe
Swing, Blues


The duo brings unique vocal styles and exciting guitar arrangements to vintage blues and swing.
     Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes
Blue-Eyed Soul


The Slowpokes' playlist is inspired by Chicago blues,West Coast Swing, Motown, and old rock 'n' roll.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 21. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 14. 12-2
 
 
Flo Anito
Jazzy Pop


Classically-trained musician Flo Anito brings wry humor to her thought-provoking jazzy pop songs.
     Gina DeSimone & The Moaners
Swing, Blues


The Moaners feature chilling three-part harmonies in an eclectic mix of blues and swing tunes.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 4. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 21. 5-7
 
 
Gina DeSimone & Pat Quinn
Swing, Blues


Two women own the stage with their unforgettable vocal harmonies and prowess on guitar and bass.
     Hot Buttered Nuggets
Jazz, Americana


This swinging quartet features Doug Everton's amazing vocal mimicry of musical instruments.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 17. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 7. 5-7
 
 
Ian Walters & Friends
Updated Classics


Ian and his talented crew deliver crowd-pleasing, soulful blues, rock, swing, and country tunes.
     Janine Wilson & Max Evans
Acoustic Rock


Powerhouse vocalist Janine is accompanied by extraordinary guitarist Max on classic and original songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 11. 5-7, Dec 16. 5-7, Dec 23. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 10. 5-7
 
 
Jim Stephanson
American Songbook


Acclaimed vocalist/guitarist Jim Stephanson presents songs from across the American musical landscape.
     John G. Lewis & ElectroKoustic
Jazz, R&B


The band's rich jazz, R&B, and Brazilian arrangements feature guitar, synthesizer, flute, and drums.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 29. 12-2, Dec 11. 12-2, Dec 18. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 4. 5-7, Dec 18. 5-7
 
 
Jonny Grave
Slide Guitar


Jonny Grave's distinct musical style reflects the influence of the old masters of traditional blues.
     Judge Smith
Classic Rock


Judge Smith's arrangements of rock tunes feature distinctive vocal and instrumental harmonies.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 6. 2:30-4:30, Dec 19. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 12. 5-7
 
 
Karen Collins and Backroads Band
Honky Tonk


Backroads Band plays classic country boot scootin' two steps and buckle-polishing slow songs.
     King Street Bluegrass
Bluegrass


KSB delivers hot licks and vocal harmonies on bluegrass, country, rockabilly, and classic rock songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 1. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 30. 12-2
 
 
Kol Harauch Trio
Klezmer


The versatile trio plays klezmer and Israeli music, adding swing and bluegrass tunes into the mix.
     Ladies Done Waiting
Americana


The all-women band brings three-part harmonies to blues, gospel, classic, and original songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 20. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 3. 12-2
 
 
Lilt
Irish Traditional


Lilt captures the spirit of Irish music, playing traditional jigs, reels, hornpipes, polkas, and airs.
     Mary Alouette & Seth Kibel
Gypsy Jazz


Vocalist/guitarist Alouette shares her passion for the rhythms and melodies of gypsy jazz with Kibel's woodwinds.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 14. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 23. 2:30-4:30
 
 
Mary Battiana & Little Pink
Alt Country


Little Pink delivers rootsy and lyrical alt country songs with tinges of folk and old time rock and roll.
     Muisic Pilgrim Trio
Klezmer, Jazz, World


This trio of virtuoso musicians improvise on dverse jazz, klezmer, Russian, and Latin-American music styles.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 15. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 1. 5-7, Dec 23. 12-2
 
 
O Street Band
Americana


The O Street Band serves up a harmony-infused mix of folk, blues, rock, and pop favorites.
     Patty Reese
Acoustic Roots


Patty Reese brings her soulful voice to award-winning originals and songs from America's roots.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 1. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 5. 12-2, Dec 12. 12-2
 
 
Phil & Chris of Lloyd Dobbler Effect
Americana


Two members of the popular Lloyd Dobbler Effect rock band perform an eclectic acoustic set. 
     Project Natale
Jazz


Project Natale plays exciting, creative arrangements of traditional and original jazz compositions.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 30. 5-7, Dec 8. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 5. 5-7
 
 
Ron Scott & Ira Gitlin
Rockabilly


Ron and Scott deliver red-hot rockabilly and vintage honky-tonk and country tunes.
     Runakuna
Andean Traditions


Playing panpipes and other traditional instruments, Runakuna's music transports audiences to the Andes.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 9. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 2. 5-7
 
 
Seth Kibel & Sean Lane
Jazzy Holiday


Both master musicians, Seth on woodwinds and Sean on piano infuse jazz into classic holiday tunes.
     Sheryl Sears Quartet
Smooth Blues, Jazz


Sheryl Sears brings her sultry voice to unique interpretations of blues and jazz classics.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 8. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 7. 12-2
 
 
Snakehead Run
Jug Band


Snakehead Run plays the infectious, driving blues and jug band music of old-time acoustic string bands.
     Stacy Brooks Band
Blues


Blues diva Stacy Brooks dazzles with her powerhouse, honey-toned vocals and engaging personality.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 17. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 15. 2:30-4:30, Dec 22. 2:30-4:30
 
 
The Lovejoy Group
Holiday Jazz


Vocalist Karen Lovejoy fronts this versatile ensemble serving up jazz, blues, and Latin rhythms.
     The Sweater Set
Fresh Folk


The duo navigates the ironies of life, accompanying gorgeous harmonies on an array of instruments.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 6. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 19. 5-7
 
 
Tierra Morena
Afro-Andean Fusion


The band's lively fusion of African and Latin rhythms reflects the members' origins in five distinct countries.
     Zach Parkman
Blues, Country, Folk


Texas native Zach Parkman blends contemporary and tradtional blues and folk genres into his rootsy songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 29. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 10. 12-2