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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, 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.

49 Cent Dress
Classic Rock


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


Insightful lyrics, beautiful electric harp, and intricate percussion rhythms combine in an enthralling sound.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 10. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 23. 12-2
 
 
Afro Nuevo
Latin Jazz


Afro Nuevo performs Latin jazz, cha-cha, guajira, son, and salsa with an Afro-Cuban influenced beat.
     All New Genetically Altered Jug Band
Jug Band


Featuring novelty songs of the 20th Century, the jug band performs obscure oldies and lively original tunes.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 1. 5-7, Dec 14. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 27. 12-2
 
 
Alpha Dog Acoustic Blues
Acoustic Blues


Roger Hart tears it up on harmonica and vocals, accompanied by his talented band.
     Andra Faye & Scott Ballantine
Blues, Roots, Jazz


Andra and Scott bring powerful vocals and instrument mastery to blues, jazz, and roots music.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 2. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 15. 12-2, Dec 17. 12-2
 
 
Big Lunch
Americana


Big Lunch delights with a harmony-infused mix of folk, blues, rock, and pop favorites.
     Bill Baker Band
Americana, Country Blues


The band shows influences from across America's musical heritage in classic and original songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 9. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 29. 5-7, Dec 11. 5-7
 
 
Billy Coulter Duo
Acoustic Rock, Americana


Billy Coulter blurs the line between roots rock and power pop on his award-winning original songs.
     Blue Panamuse
Blues, Swing


The band's sassy vocals and tasty licks bring a fresh approach to tunes from the Golden Age of Radio.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 4. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 10. 12-2
 
 
Bruce Hutton
Appalachian Folk, Blues


Singer and multi-instrumentalist Bruce Hutton brings American folk, blues, and swing traditions to life.
     Capital Hearings
A Cappella Holiday & More


The wide-ranging repertoire of Capital Hearings includes classical favorites, vocal jazz, and contemporary arrangements.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 19. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 16. 12-2
 
 
Carly & Sol
Roots, Blues, Jazz


Soulful vocalist Carly Harvey and master guitarist Sol Roots perform classic jazz standards and stripped down blues.
     Christylez Bacon
Progressive Hip Hop


Christylez rhymes original stories while multi-tasking on djembe drum, guitar, and human beat-box.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 8. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 17. 2:30-4:30
 
 
Cooking With Gas
Blues, Swing, Jazz


Cooking With Gas serves fine music featuring generous portions of blues seasoned with jazz, swing, gospel, and folk.
     Dave Chappell & Dave Hartge
Guitar Roots


Dave Chappell, one of the area's most respected musicians, plays blazing roots guitar with Dave Hartge.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 24. 2:30-4:30, Dec 13. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 1. 2:30-4:30, Dec 13. 12-2, Dec 20. 12-2
 
 
DC Mudd
Old School Blues


Veteran musicians with rich vocal harmonies, award-winning DC Mudd doesn't stray far from the real blues.
     Djangolaya
Gypsy Jazz


Celebrating the music of Django Reinhadt and gypsy jazz, Djangolaya plays swing, bossa nova, tango, and more.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 25. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 10. 2:30-4:30
 
 
Domenic Cicala & Thensome
Roots Rock, Americana


Domenic Cicala’s songs reflect musical influences from country to punk to Memphis style R&B to quirky folk/pop.
     Emma G
Acoustic Soul


"Kiwi girl" Emma G brings sultry and gutsy vocals to her songs of empowerment, love, and respect.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 26. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 6. 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: Nov 26. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 30. 12-2, Dec 15. 2:30-4:30
 
 
Gaye Adegbalola & John Freund
Acoustic Blues


Gaye embraces and redefines the style of the early blues divas on classic and award-winning original songs.
     Hokum Jazz
Vintage Blues, Jazz


Hokum Jazz entertains with a mix of pre-war blues, hot jazz, ragtime, swing and vaudeville from the 1920s to 1940s.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 21. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 9. 2:30-4:30
 
 
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 5. 5-7, Dec 21. 2:30-4:30, Dec 23. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 8. 5-7
 
 
Janna Audey & Rob Santos
Pop, Rock, Jazz


With a repertoire that spans six decades, Janna and Rob present classic rock, songs from the rat-pack days, and more.
     Jeffrey Greenberg & Tom Kitchen
Jazz


Enjoy straight-ahead jazz with Tom Kitchen on guitar and Jeffrey Greenberg on keys.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 21. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 5. 12-2
 
 
Jesse Palidofsky
Eclectic Classics


This versatile duo presents unique arrangements of R&B and jazz on guitar, synthesizer, and saxophone.
     Jim Stephanson
American Songbook


Acclaimed vocalist/guitarist Jim Stephanson presents songs from across the American musical landscape.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 1. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 28. 12-2, Dec 18. 12-2
 
 
John G. Lewis & ElectroKoustic
Jazz, R&B


This versatile duo presents unique arrangements of R&B and jazz on guitar, synthesizer, and saxophone.
     Jonny Grave
Acoustic Blues


Jonny Grave's distinct musical style reflects the influence of the old masters of traditional blues.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 11. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 12. 12-2, Dec 22. 12-2
 
 
Judge Smith
Roots, Rock


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


Popular musician and singer Junior Cline performs his R&B soul with a rocking edge in a rare duo performance.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 28. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 29. 12-2
 
 
Karen Collins & Backroads Band
Honky Tonk, Country


Backroads Band plays classic country boot scootin' two steps and buckle-polishing slow songs.
     Kentucky Avenue
Modern Americana


Kentucky Avenue brings rich and timeless harmony vocals to songs reflecting their classic country and rock roots.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 3. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 27. 5-7
 
 
King Street Bluegrass
Bluegrass, Country


KSB delivers a kickin' acoustic mix of bluegrass, country, and folk music, with some spicy originals thrown in.
     Kiss and Ride
Blues, Jazz, Soul


Carly Harvey leads the ensemble on blues standards, originals, and bluesy arrangements of top 100 songs.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 2. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 24. 5-7
 
 
Lilt
Irish, Step Dancers


Lilt plays captivating Irish jigs, reels, and hornpipes, with spirited step-dancers adding to the excitement.
     Los Caribbeat
Carribean


Los Caribbeat delivers exciting Caribbean rhythms, Afro-beats, and jazz.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 16. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 9. 5-7
 
 
The Lovejoy Group
Holiday Jazz


Vocalist Karen Lovejoy fronts this versatile ensemble serving up jazz, blues, and Latin rhythms.
     Maureen Andary
Jazz, Pop


Maureen Andary delights audiences with the humor, grace, and cabaret vocal stylings of yesteryear.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 3. 5-7, Dec 18. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 24. 12-2, Dec 20. 2:30-4:30
 
 
Miss Tess & The Talkbacks
Americana, Blues


Miss Tess brings a jazz and old school vibe to her original songs and classic blues, country, and swing tunes.
     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 23. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Nov 26. 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.
     Painted Trillium
Celtic, Folk


From fast reels to airs and ballads, Painted Trillium performs traditional Celtic and folk music.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 30. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 7. 5-7
 
 
Patty Reese
Acoustic Roots


Patty Reese brings her soulful voice to award-winning originals and songs from America's roots.
     Potomac Revelers
American Traditions


The Potomac Revelers perform old time Southern string band music on banjo, fiddle, and guitar.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 7. 12-2, Dec 14. 12-2     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 3. 12-2
 
 
Project Natale
Jazz


Project Natale plays exciting, creative arrangements of traditional and original jazz compositions.
     Runakuna
Andean Traditions


Playing panpipes and other traditional instruments, Runakuna's music transports audiences to the Andes.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 22. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 4. 5-7
 
 
Ruthie & The Wranglers
Rocking Roots


Ruthie & the Wranglers play rocking American roots music from country to clever original songs to surf instrumentals.
     Seth Kibel & Sean Lane
Jazzy Holiday


Both master musicians, Seth on woodwinds and Sean on piano infuse jazz into classic holiday tunes.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 2. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 6. 5-7
 
 
Snakehead Run
Jug Band


Snakehead Run plays the infectious, driving blues and jug band music of old-time acoustic string bands.
     Split String Soup
Bluegrass


From traditional bluegrass to classic rock and country, Split String Soup has an eclectic Americana sound all their own.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 15. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 19. 5-7
 
 
Stacy Brooks Band
Blues


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     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 17. 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 Clear Harmonies Carolers
A Cappella Holiday


The Clear Harmonies Carolers present a varied, energetic vocal program of seasonal music.
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 12. 5-7     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 8. 2:30-4:30, Dec 20. 5-7
 
 
The Fuss
Ska, Reggae


The Fuss plays ska, rock-steady, and early reggae with vocals, horns, keys, and more.
     The Sweater Set
Folk Pop


The duo navigates the ironies of life, accompanying gorgeous harmonies on an array of instruments.
Scheduled Appearances: Nov 25. 2:30-4:30     Scheduled Appearances: Dec 22. 5-7
 
 
Trio Caliente
Latin


Trio Caliente enchants audiences with their inimitable blend of flamenco, pop, and Brazilian jazz.
     
Scheduled Appearances: Dec 16. 5-7