Maxwell Street Market – Upcoming Events

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Sunday, June 9 – Noon2:15pm

Chicago Blues Festival – Satellite Performance

10am–2pm

Coloring the Blues

With the National Museum of Mexican Art

 

Noon–1pm

Vince "Lefty" JohnsonVince "Lefty" Johnson

Bluesman Vince "Lefty" Johnson is a legend at Maxwell Street Market, keeping the blues alive with his weekly performances.

 

12:15pm

Dave Herrero Machine

Dave Herrero is an energetic force on the Chicago Blues scene. Since moving here from Austin, he's made an impact as a performer and as a teacher, starting a blues in schools program. His album Corazón blends blues, rock'n'roll, psychedelia and singer songwriter music for a sound that is all his own.

 

Sunday, June 16 – 11am–2pm

Neil Rose Band

 

Sunday, June 23 – 10am–2pm

Coloring the Blues

With the National Museum of Mexican Art

 

Sunday, June 30 – 11am–12:30pm

CircEsteem Social Circus Festival

The Chicago Social Circus Festival is a festival hosted by CircEsteem, where youth from across the country come together to teach each other, create a show together, perform together, and build bonds that will last a lifetime!

This year's festival features circus groups from Puerto Rico.

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Sunday, July 7 & 21 – 10am–2pm

Maxwell Street Market History & Food

With the National Museum of Mexican Art 

 

Sunday, August 4 – 9am–3pm

The Big Deal

Join us as we celebrate historical Maxwell Street Market, Chicago's longest running open air market. This extravaganza will include the unveiling of a new mural created by students at Yollocalli Arts Reach, exciting food creations from celebrity chefs, live art making with the National Museum of Mexican Art, music from Chicago's great Blues and Duranguense talents, and over 125 vendors featuring goods including arts and antiques, handmade crafts, resale clothes, produce & more!

This event made possible through funding from the NEA Our Town Grant.

 

Sunday, August 18 – 10am–2pm

Maxwell Street Market Prints

With the National Museum of Mexican Art

 

Sunday, September 1, 15 & 29 – 10am–2pm

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 1: Luchador Masks

Sept. 15: Piñatas

Sept. 29: Mariposas

 

Sunday, October 6 & 20 – 10am–2pm

Reimagine Maxwell Street Market

With the National Museum of Mexican Art

 

Sunday, November 3 – 10am–2pm

Dia de los Muertos

With the National Museum of Mexican Art 

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