Tag: northalsted market days

Beyonce's 'Single Ladies' Northalsted Market Days version

Anyone know this person? Could this become the next viral video?

How was your Market Days?

Photo Credit: Northalsted Merchants Assoc After weeks leading up to controversy over the VIP Section at the Horseshoe Casino Stage and a raise in the entry fee, how was your Market Days? What performers did you like the most, like the least or just wish wouldn’t be invited back next year? Now that it’s over,... Read more »

Crowd Control at Northalsted Market Days

We were enjoying 16 Candles and decided to make way to the Horseshoe Stage to catch En Vogue….boy was the crowd thick with people. It’s hard to describe the amount of people that were crammed into one space listening to 16 Candles – they definitely draw a crowd. Check out this crazy video as we... Read more »

En Vogue at Northalsted Market Days

En Vogue headlined the first night of Market Days at the Horseshoe Casino Stage on Saturday – and boy did they put on a performance. I know that we were standing with our backs to the tent that was set up to sell tickets to the VIP section.  I wasn’t able to get a clear... Read more »

A first-hand look at the VIP stage at Market Days. Was it a good idea gone bad?

Photo Credit: Michael Lehet, click to view larger The Northalsted Area Merchants Association has draw criticism and fire for their inclusion of a VIP section that they’re selling for an additional $50 at this years Market Days. Market Days is the midwest’s largest street festival and typically draws in hundreds of thousands of festival goers... Read more »

Will queers boycott the VIP section at Market Days?

A few weeks ago I posted an article about the new VIP Section at one stage during this years Northalsted Market Days. Since then, several other people have been talking about this, including Jason Steele who took on this weighty topic in this weeks Boy on Boystown column in the Redeye; and GapersBlock has it on their... Read more »

Rob Mould and Richard Morell bring BLOWOFF to the Metro - Win Tickets

BLOWOFF! The East Coast music/dance sensation has set it’s sites on Chicago for a second time this year. ***And you can win a pair of tickets – just leave a comment on this post and on Thursday – July 30 at noon we’ll pick a winner.*** During IML/Bear Pride/Memorial Day Weekend superstars Bob Mould and... Read more »

Gay community braces for more changes at Market Days 2009

Photo Credit: Northalsted Merchants Assoc Northalsted Market Days, the largest street festival in the Midwest, is quickly approaching – are you ready?   Market Days, to many, is the true embodiment of Gay Pride in Chicago with a two-day festival that runs the length of Halsted from Belmont to Addison and brings out all of... Read more »