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

It is 2016 Performers List. 2017 LIST IS COMING SOON . . .

49 Cent Dress
Classic Rock

49 Cent Dress delivers classic rock and pop favorites with a bluesy twist.
     Abigail Palmer & Eric Selby
Celtic, Jazz, Fusion

Insightful lyrics, beautiful electric harp, and intricate percussion rhythms combine in an enthralling sound.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 30. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 11. 12-2
Afro Nuevo
Latin Jazz

Afro Nuevo performs Latin jazz, cha-cha, guajira, son, and salsa with an Afro-Cuban influenced beat.
     Alpha Dog Acoustic Blues
Acoustic Blues

Roger Hart tears it up on harmonica and vocals, accompanied by his talented band.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 11. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 3. 5-7
Andra Faye & Scott Ballantine
Blues, Roots, Jazz

Andra and Scott bring powerful vocals and instrument mastery to blues, jazz, and roots music.
     Big Lunch

Big Lunch delights with a harmony-infused mix of folk, blues, rock, and pop favorites.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 2. 5-7, Dec 5. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 26. 12-2
Bill Baker Band
Original Country Blues

The band shows influences from across America's musical heritage in classic and original songs.
     Billy Coulter Duo
Acoustic Rock, Americana

Billy Coulter blurs the line between roots rock and power pop on his award-winning original songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 6. 5-7, Dec 10. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 1. 12-2
Billy Thompson
Soul-Infused Gumbo

Billy Thompson serves up soulful vocals and searing guitar in an amalgum of blues, funk, New Orleans, and R&B styles.
     Blanco y Negro de Cuba
Cuban Traditions

Yenobis Delgado Alba and Reimy Perez Bauta thrill audiences with songs and rhythms from their native Cuba.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 21. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 29. 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
Appalachian Folk, Blues

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Bruce Hutton brings American folk, blues, and swing traditions to life.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 18. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 16. 2:30-4:30
Carly Harvey & Sol Roots
Roots, Blues, Jazz

Soulful vocalist Carly and master guitarist Sol perform classic jazz standards and stripped down blues.
     Chris Luquette & Dan Eubanks
Bluegrass, Jazz

Multi-instrumentalist Chris and bassist Dan bring their award-winning talents to DC in a rare, special performance
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 9. 12-2, Dec 22. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 1. 2:30-4:30
Christylez Bacon
Progressive Hip Hop

Christylez rhymes original stories while multi-tasking on djembe drum, guitar, and human beat-box.
     Cooking With Gas
Blues, Swing, Jazz

Cooking With Gas serves fine music featuring generous portions of blues seasoned with jazz, swing, gospel, and folk.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 18. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 19. 5-7
Dave Chappell & Dave Hartge
Guitar Roots

Dave Chappell, one of the area's most respected musicians, plays blazing roots guitar with Dave Hartge.
     DC Mudd
Old School Blues

Veteran musicians with rich vocal harmonies, award-winning DC Mudd doesn't stray far from the real blues.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 7. 12-2, Dec 14. 12-2, Dec 21. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 26. 5-7
Denyse Pearson & Her Men of Distinction
Jazz Standards

Acclaimed jazz vocalist Denyse Pearson and her band present a sophisticated program of jazz standards.
     Esther Haynes & JC VeVe
Swing, Blues

The duo brings unique vocal styles and exciting guitar arrangements to vintage blues and swing.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 4. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 3. 12-2
Fast Eddie & The Slowpokes
Blue-Eyed Soul

The Slowpokes' playlist is inspired by Chicago blues,West Coast Swing, Motown, and old rock 'n' roll.
     Flo Anito
Jazzy Pop

Classically-trained musician Flo Anito brings wry humor to her thought-provoking jazzy pop songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 10. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 2. 12-2, Dec 8. 12-2
Gina DeSimone & The Moaners
Swing, Blues

The Moaners feature chilling multi-voice harmonies in an eclectic mix of blues and swing tunes.
     Ian Walters & Friends
Updated Classics

Ian and his talented crew deliver crowd-pleasing, soulful blues, rock, swing, and country tunes.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 27. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 2. 2:30-4:30, Dec 10. 5-7, Dec 23. 5-7
Janine Wilson & Max Evans
Acoustic Rock

Powerhouse vocalist Janine is accompanied by extraordinary guitarist Max on classic and original songs.
     Jim Stephanson
American Songbook

Acclaimed vocalist/guitarist Jim Stephanson presents songs from across the American musical landscape.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 9. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 28. 12-2, Dec 9. 2:30-4:30, Dec 16. 12-2
John G. Lewis & ElectroKoustic
Jazz, R&B

The band's rich jazz, R&B, and Brazilian arrangements feature guitar, synthesizer, flute, and drums.
     Jonny Grave
Slide Guitar

Jonny Grave's distinct musical style reflects the influence of the old masters of traditional blues.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 30. 12-2, Dec 15. 12-2, Dec 20. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 19. 12-2, Dec 21. 2:30-4:30
Judge Smith
Classic Rock

Judge Smith's arrangements of rock tunes feature distinctive vocal and instrumental harmonies.
     Junior Cline Duo
R&B, Soul

Popular musician and singer Jr. Cline performs his R&B soul with a rocking edge in a rare duo performance.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 13. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 29. 12-2
Karen Collins & Backroads Band
Vintage Country

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

KSB delivers hot licks and vocal harmonies on bluegrass, country, rockabilly, and classic rock songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 27. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 22. 5-7
Kiss and Ride
Blues, Jazz, Soul

Carly Harvey leads the ensemble on blues standards, originals, and bluesy arrangements of top 100 songs.
Irish, Step Dancers

Lilt plays captivating Irish jigs, reels, and hornpipes, with spirited step-dancers adding to the excitement.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 17. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 17. 2:30-4:30
Los Caribbeat

Los Caribbeat delivers exciting Caribbean rhythms, Afro-beats, and jazz.
     The Lovejoy Group
Holiday Jazz

Vocalist Karen Lovejoy fronts this versatile ensemble serving up jazz, blues, and Latin rhythms.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 18. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 28. 5-7, Dec 11. 2:30-4:30
Maureen Andary
Jazz, Pop

Maureen Andary delights audiences with the humor, grace, and cabaret vocal stylings of yesteryear.
     Music Pilgrim Trio
Klezmer, Jazz, World

This trio of virtuoso musicians improvise on diverse jazz, klezmer, Russian, and Latin American music styles.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 6. 12-2, Dec 22. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 25. 2:30-4:30, Dec 23. 12-2
Nina Casey & Jeff Clair
American Songbook, Blues

Nina Casey brings passion to American standards and sweet and visceral blues, accompanied by guitarist Jeff Clair.
     OCEAN Celtic Quartet
Celtic, British Isles

OCEAN celebrates Winter with Celtic pizazz playing compelling originals and dazzling arrangements of traditional songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 27. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 23. 2:30-4:30
Patty Reese
Acoustic Roots

Patty Reese brings her soulful voice to award-winning originals and songs from America's roots.
     Project Natale

Project Natale plays exciting, creative arrangements of traditional and original jazz compositions.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 25. 12-2, Dec 5. 12-2, Dec 13. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 3. 2:30-4:30
Andean Traditions

Playing panpipes and other traditional instruments, Runakuna's music transports audiences to the Andes.
     Ruthie & The Wranglers
Rocking Roots

Ruthie & the Wranglers play rocking American roots music from country to clever original songs to surf instrumentals.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 12. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 26. 2:30-4:30
Seth Kibel & Sean Lane
Jazzy Holiday

Both master musicians, Seth on woodwinds and Sean on piano infuse jazz into classic holiday tunes.
     Snakehead Run
Jug Band

Snakehead Run plays the infectious, driving blues and jug band music of old-time acoustic string bands.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 1. 5-7, Dec 8. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 17. 12-2
Stacy Brooks Band

Blues diva Stacy Brooks dazzles with her powerhouse, honey-toned vocals and engaging personality.
     Surf Jaguars
Surf, Classic Rock

This fun band jams the surf and classic rock tunes of carefree days and summer breezes.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 25. 5-7, Dec 14. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 7. 5-7
The 19th Street Band
Folk Rock, Americana

This high energy band brings old school instruments and a modern twist to folk, rock, and country tunes.
     The Fuss
Ska, Reggae

The Fuss plays ska, rock-steady, and early reggae with vocals, horns, keys, and more.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 12. 12-2, Dec 20. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 4. 5-7
The Rock-A-Sonics

The Rock-A-Sonics deliver rockabilly, vintage country, and atomic age rock 'n' roll in authentic style.
     The Sweater Set
Folk Folk

The duo navigates the ironies of life, accompanying gorgeous harmonies on an array of instruments.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 15. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 16. 5-7
Trio Caliente

Trio Caliente enchants audiences with their inimitable blend of flamenco, pop, and Brazilian jazz.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 4. 2:30-4:30