Thursday, August 2, 2012

Chicago French Market August concerts and events

Thursday August 2, 2012 - Rush Hour Music with Maverick & T
Maverick & T are a well-known Chicago-native duo whose vocal talent with accompanying guitar spans every genre from classic rock to soul.  Come enjoy their rush hour concert.  It’s the perfect way to end a hectic day!   


August 6, 2012 - Taste of City Fresh Market
4-6:30PM FREE

Chicago French Market’s City Fresh Market is hosting the Taste of City Fresh Market where you’re invited to taste and enjoy a wide variety of fresh and local offerings from several national vendors - some right in your backyard! 

 More than ten vendors will be on hand to offer samples and discuss their products. Vendors will include i heart keenwah, offering naturally nutritious snacks and granola, Dietz Watson Meats, one of the largest preparers of Premium Deli Meats and Artisan Cheeses, and Made Drinks, offering MADE® , a line of all-natural and organic green teas, flavored with real fruit juice.

August 8, 2012 - Lunch Hour Music with Steve Justman
11-2PM  FREE
Make your lunch more enjoyable with Chicago French Market’s free lunch hour concert by folk musician Steve Justman.  Justman hails from the Chicago area and has performed in many of the best acoustic venues in Chicagoland.  He is excited to return to the market to perform a lunch hour concert from 11- 2 pm.

 August 9, 2012 - Pastoral Monthly Wine Tasting
4:30-6:30PM FREE
Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine will be hosting its monthly wine tasting featuring several varieties of French wines.   Come taste some new French labels and they may become your new favorites.

 Thursday August 16, 2012 - Frietkoten Summer Beer Tasting
4-6PM $10
Nothing tastes better in the summer than a cold beer.  You’re invited to the Frietkoten Summer Beer Tasting 4-6 pm, Thursday, August 16.  Enjoy six 2 oz. beer samplings plus a cone of their famous Belgian fries with a dipping sauce for only $10.  Tasting options include Ace “Joker” cider, Avery “White Rascal” with beer, Krombacher “Pils”, Sixpoint “Bengali Tiger” IPA, Smuttynose “Star Island” Belgian style single and one beer on tap.

August 16, 2012 - Rush Hour Music with Coventry Jones
Inspired by iconic musician, Bob Dylan, Coventry Jones is a singer/songwriter from Milwaukee, WI who combines critically acclaimed vocals with styles ranging from folk, Celtic and blues.  His song roster expands across a large variety genres and you are sure to know many of them. Come enjoy his free rush hour concert 4-7pm, Thursday, August 16.

Wednesday August 22, 2012 - Lunch Hour Music with Dean Milano
Dean Milano is a songwriter, musician and the author of The Chicago Music Scene: 1960’s and 1970’s.  Make your lunch memorable by enjoying a free concert performed by this Chicago music legend.

August 25, 2012 - Momma Cuisine Buick Tour and Cooking Demo
11-12PM FREE
Come join us 11 am Saturday August 25 for the last stop in the Buick & Momma Cuisine French Market Tour!

 Check out the latest Buick model on display and See Momma Cuisine herself, Johanna Cook, create some of her “Great Everyday Meal” recipes using ingredients from The Chicago French Market.

 Johanna Cook is a mother of three from the western suburbs of Chicago.  She spent 10 years of her career in the restaurant industry as a corporate trainer and manager before starting her blog, , a venture she created simply to express her love of food writing. Today, it has grown into a weekly cooking show with thousands of followers who find inspiration in her “Great Everyday Meals”.   Johanna has been featured on WGN America,  and in Kaia Magazine, Chicago Parent, and Suburban Woman Magazine, just to name a few.      

August 30, 2012 - Rush Hour Music with Dean Milano
You have enjoyed his amazing performances before…. so come back, pick up dinner and enjoy a free rush hour performance by Dean Milano at Chicago French Market.

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