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.
2014 List is coming soon . . .

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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